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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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Creation of new regions to rig elections – Joseph Yieleh Chireh

The main rationale behind government’s decision to create additional six regions from existing ten is to rig future elections, former Local Government Minister under the previous administration alleged. “The Akufo-Addo led government’s decision to create more regions is politically aiming to achieve electoral advantage”, on Joseph Yieleh Chireh stated. “It is unnecessary and useless if government says it wants to ...

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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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