Author Archives: Delali Adogla-Bessa

Knii Lante, Flowking ‘Open Mic’ on a new joint [Video]

Ghanaian songwriter and singer, Knii Lante, has released a new song titled ‘Open the Mic.’ The song which features rapper Flowking is laced with highlife instrumentation. Knii, who is mainly noted for reggae songs, rides the highlife beat with his rich lyrics of love. In the song, the singer asks his lover to make love accessible to him. Watch ‘Open ...

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We’ll stop illegal migration with strong economy – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has vowed to reverse the trend of illegal migration from Ghana by building a sound economy with opportunities for all. The trend he bemoans is increasingly becoming a national security concern hence the resolve to work towards ending same. Many continue to move out to the Gulf countries under extremely painful conditions ostensibly in search of jobs and ...

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Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital staff begin strike; Patients ‘set free’

The staff of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital in the Central Region, have carried out their threat to lay down their tools, in an attempt to compel the government to remove the facility’s Medical Director, Dr. Eugene Dordoye from his post. The staff thus commenced a sit-down strike today [Thursday]. The nurses had earlier given the government a three-day ultimatum and ...

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Gov’t to merge adb, NIB into National Development Bank

Citi Business News has gathered that government is planning to merge the National Investment Bank (NIB) and the Agricultural Development Bank (adb) to form the National Development Bank announced in the 2018 Budget. Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta during the presentation of the 2018 Budget in parliament last Wednesday announced that government will launch a National Development Bank to focus on the ...

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Light pollution: Night being lost in many countries

A study of pictures of Earth by night has revealed that artificial light is growing brighter and more extensive every year. Between 2012 and 2016, the planet’s artificially lit outdoor area grew by more than 2% per year. Scientists say a “loss of night” in many countries is having negative consequences for “flora, fauna, and human well-being”. A team published ...

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Argentina missing submarine: Russia joins search operation

Argentina has accepted help from Russia in the search for a military submarine that went missing with 44 crew in the southern Atlantic a week ago. President Mauricio Macri said the Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, had phoned him to offer to deploy a survey vessel and crew with experience of similar operations. More than a dozen countries, including the US, ...

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iPhone supplier stops illegal overtime

Foxconn, a main supplier for Apple’s iPhone, says it has stopped interns from working illegal overtime at its factory in China. It comes after a Financial Times report found at least six students worked 11-hour days at its iPhone X plant in Henan province. The practice breached Chinese laws preventing children from working more than 40 hours per week. About 3,000 students ...

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Qarabag 0-4 Chelsea: Blues into UCL last 16 with easy victory

Chelsea secured their spot in the last 16 of the Champions League as they cruised to a 4-0 victory against 10-man Qarabag on Wednesday. The Blues needed to win at the Baku National Stadium to make it into the knockout rounds, and were aided by two penalties and a first-half sending off. Qarabag captain Rashad Sadygov saw red in the ...

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PSG 7-1 Celtic: UCL ‘favourites’ break group-stage goalscoring record

Paris Saint-Germain recovered from a goal down to secure an emphatic 7-1 victory over Celtic and break a Champions League goalscoring record in the process. Moussa Dembele had stunned the Parc des Princes with a first-minute opener for Celtic, but Neymar turned the game on its head with two goals (9, 21) for the Group B leaders. The Brazilian then turned provider as Edinson Cavani ...

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Zimbabweans ‘attack’ Mahama for hailing Mugabe

Ghana’s former President, John Dramani Mahama’s Twitter comment sympathizing with Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe and praising his role in pan Africanism, has triggered harsh criticisms from some Zimbabweans. The former Ghanaian President had suggested that Mugabe will be remembered kindly by history. Mr. Mugabe resigned on Tuesday after an impeachment process was triggered in the country’s Parliament to have him removed from office. ...

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