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Author Archives: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey

‘Wogbejeke’ song birthed my African identity – Amandzeba

Highlife legend Amandzeba, formerly known as Nat Brew, has revealed that the change of his name was inspired by the release of his song ‘Wogbejeke.’ Speaking to Osei Kwame on Citi FM’s ‘Brunch in the Citi’ on Tuesday morning, he said his journey to self-discovery was when he was exposed to a different environment in the United Kingdom and realised ...

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Annual Music, Magic and Comedy show slated for April 21

Global Media Alliance, organizers of the superstar entertainment show, Music, Magic and Comedy (MMC LIVE), says all is set for the 3rd edition of the show packed with a good dose of music, magic and comedy. MMC LIVE is a wholesome entertainment show that features renowned performers in music, magic and comedy on one stage. Filled with laughter and boundless ...

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Amandzeba excited young artistes are singing instead of rapping

Ghanaian highlife artiste, Amandzeba has lauded up and coming musicians for doing more singing in their compositions. The music legend said few years ago, the music landscape was flooded with rappers but he is happy the trend has changed. “It’s so refreshing to hear young artistes like Kuami Eugene, Kidi, Adina, Nana Yaa and others sing and that is a ...

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#HeritageCaravan: Who doesn’t love a good road trip? [Article]

I have a growing intimacy for travelling, and especially for great road trips, indeed if travelling were free, I bet you would never see me again. For me, there is nothing more appealing than the wonderful memories of a great road trip of a lifetime. It was therefore not surprising to learn that as far back as 1888, the inventor ...

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385 communities in U/E declared Open Defecation Free

385 out of 1,990 communities of the Upper East Region have been certified Open Defecation Free through the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) model. The CLTS model, which encourages communities to use local materials to construct latrines was adopted in 2015 and triggered the certification of 15 communities as open defecation free, with 42 more being certified in 2016. Speaking ...

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UCC student wins in Guinness ‘Piece of Ghana’ Promo

A student of the University of Cape Coast studying Business Management, Mr. Collins Nkrumah Gyabeng, is the second Ghanaian to be rewarded with a plot of land at the prestigious Appolonia City in the on-going Guinness ‘Win a Piece of Ghana’ promotion. After the second weekly draw, Mr. Collins Nkrumah Gyabeng, who emerged as the second winner, is now a ...

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NDC MP walks out of C’ttee meeting over US ‘military camp’ deal

A Member of the Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Parliament, Rockson Dafeamekpor, today [Wednesday], walked out of a meeting to consider an agreement with the United States of America for a defence cooperation arrangement, that will allow them to have a camp in Ghana for its military forces. Mr. Dafeamekpor, a member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority, said ...

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Give all households bins for proper waste management – Zoomlion boss

The Chief Executive Officer of Zoomlion Ghana limited, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong has stated that the basic solution to Ghana’s sanitation challenges is to ensure that every household has a waste bin, which is a prerequisite for effective waste management. Dr. Agyepong, who made these remarks at a stakeholders’ forum on sanitation organized in Accra, revealed that improper waste storage ...

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uniBank takeover: Black Stars sponsorship deal in limbo

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The Black Stars’ sponsorship deal with troubled uniBank could be in trouble after the Bank of Ghana announced that  it has taken over the indigenous bank which is said to be on the verge of collapse. uniBank, in 2016, announced a renewal of their sponsorship with the team worth $1.2 million for three years which will expire in November 2019 ...

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Nine other banks could collapse if… – Banking Consultant

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A credit consultant, Emmanuel Akrong has predicted that nine of the over 30 banks in Ghana could collapse if nothing is done immediately to save them. Although he failed to name the ailing financial institutions, he said those banks have serious asset quality challenges which have affected their capital strengths and may force them into insolvency along with UT Bank, ...

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