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Shatta Wale’s songs are “bubble gum” – Samini

Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Samini, has described his main rival, Shatta Wale’s songs as “bubble gum”. Samini told Bola Ray on Starr Chat on Wednesday that most of Shatta Wale’s tracks disappear as fast as they hit the scene. Asked if he liked any of Shatta Wale’s songs, Samini said he enjoys ‘Chop Kiss’ and ‘Kakai’. “I hear a lot of ...

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GIGS backs humanitarian support for Sierra Leone

The Ghana Institute of Governance and Security (GIGS) has joined many across the world to extend its heartfelt sympathy to the government and people of Sierra Leone following the mudslide disaster in which hundreds have perished. “This is too much for a country to bear, and we, therefore,  urge the other African States, especially in the ECOWAS region to stand ...

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National Service personnel receive training

Prospective National Service Personnel in the Central Region have undergone capacity building training on how to conduct themselves during their year-long national service. Those in five other regions have so far received similar training, the Service said on Wednesday. Participants of the two-day workshop were equipped with soft skills such us report writing, sending emails, time management, attitude at work ...

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Valerie Sawyerr mocks Rawlings; says he ‘squeaked, not roar’

Former Senior Policy Advisor to former President John Mahama, Dr Valerie Sawyerr, says she is undeterred by attacks on her after she took on former President Rawlings. Dr Sawyerr had criticised Mr Rawlings for his frequent attacks on the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and former President Mahama.   Moments after the Former President granted an interview to a section ...

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Manny Pacquiao v Jeff Horn rematch to be announced ‘in next few days’

Manny Pacquiao’s promoter is “optimistic” a rematch between the eight-time world champion and Jeff Horn will be confirmed in the coming days. Former schoolteacher Horn stunned the Filipino by winning the WBO world welterweight title following a unanimous points decision in July. Criticism of the result led to a scoring review by the WBO which endorsed the Australian’s win. “Manny’s on board, Horn’s on ...

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Zimbabwe drops charges against Cecil the lion hunter

A Zimbabwe court has dropped charges against a professional hunter alleged to have helped an American dentist to kill a famous lion named Cecil. It ruled that the charges against Theo Bronkhorst “were too vague to enable to him to mount a proper defence”. His lawyer, Perpetua Dube, told the BBC the offence did not have the force of the ...

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Jose Mourinho loses three in a row as Watford punish slack United

Manchester United slumped to a third successive defeat – a crisis for a manager of the magnitude of Jose Mourinho and a club the size of United – as they were deservedly beaten by Watford. United are already six points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City and there were alarming performances all over the pitch – not least from captain ...

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Photos: The installation of Bawumia as Youth Chief of Sakumono

The Vice-Presidential Candidate of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has been installed as the Youth Chief of the Sakumono Traditional Area. The installation took place over the weekend when he paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Sakumono and his elders at his palace as part of a two-day tour of the three Tema Constituencies. ...

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Parliament withdraws ENP Bill 2014

International developments in the petroleum industry have forced government to withdraw the Petroleum Exploration and Production Bill 2014 from Parliament. The bill to regulate petroleum activities and other related matters, which was laid in November 2014, needed to be fine-tuned to respond to current happenings in the petroleum sector. The Energy Minister, Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah withdrew the bill Friday ...

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