Author Archives: larryehu

UE/R: Assembly members warned to approve DCEs or be sacked

Sources within the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Upper East Region have hinted at plans to hand dismissal letters to appointed assembly members, and have them replaced, should the municipal and district chief executive nominees miss the required two-third mark as their confirmation tests begin today in the region. The Upper East Regional Coordinating Council has released a ...

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World Bank blames sole sourcing for Ghana’s high power costs

The World Bank has blamed Ghana’s relative high cost of power on the adoption of sole sourcing in the granting of power purchase agreements under the past NDC administration. The Bank has also warned of some economic consequences following the country’s inability to sell off its excess power due to the high cost. The World Bank was compelled to cut ...

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Stop the hypocrisy; Adonko bitters ‘helps’ – Gospel musician

Gospel artist and winner of TV3 Mentor 3 reality show Erico has said he sees nothing wrong with Angel Group of Companies, manufacturers of Adonko Bitters supporting music industry particularly Gospel events. Speaking on Kasapa Entertainment with Kojo Preko Dankwa on Kasapa 102.5FM, the gospel act noted for his touching worship medley was unhappy about the recent backlash by a ...

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Unposted Allied Health Professionals to picket at MoH today

Unposted Allied Health Professionals numbering about 495 will today, Monday, May 8, picket at the Ministry of Health (MoH) to register their displeasure at the Ministry’s inability to employ them. This follows the financial clearance given the Coalition of unemployed bonded Diploma Nurses by the Finance ministry after their sustained agitation. According to the Allied health professionals, who were left ...

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Nyantakyi named CAF Vice President

President Ghana Football Association (GFA) Kwesi Nyantakyi has become the second most powerful person in African football after being named the 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (Caf). Nyantakyi’s appointment was approved by the CAF Executive Committee on Monday morning during its first meeting under the reign of new President Ahmad Ahmad. He is the first Ghanaian ...

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Ghanaian man attacked on horror date in Australia

A young man is in hospital after being viciously stabbed in an ambush by a woman he met online. The attacker and two of her friends attacked the man inside his car, leaving him bleeding heavily and begging for help. Following the brutal attack the man was left for dead on a footpath. “I’m dying,” he could be heard crying. ...

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Facebook nears two billion monthly users

Facebook’s profits have jumped in the first three months of the year, as the social network closes in on two billion users, according to its latest results. The number of people using Facebook each month increased to 1.94 billion, of which nearly 1.3 billion use it daily, the company said. The US tech giant reported profits of just over $3bn ...

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DJ Switch wins Talented Kidz Season 8

After thirteen weeks of captivating performances, Erica Tandoh, popularly known as DJ Switch has been crowned winner of the TV3’s children’s programme, Talented Kidz Season 8. The eight-year-old girl beat stiff competition from 7 others at the grand finale held at the National Theatre, Sunday. She was presented GHC 10,000 cash prize, GHC 6,000 educational fund, products and souvenirs from ...

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I was a homeless cleaner; now own 10 firms – Sonnie Badu

Multiple award-winning Ghanaian gospel artiste Sonnie Badu has revealed that he was once homeless. He also said he used to be a cleaner at some universities in London before his breakthrough. Badu, who says he now owns 10 companies, said he was making those revelations about his struggles in the past to motivate others. According to him, the mother of ...

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