Author Archives: Jonas Nyabor

Excessive masturbation is hurting China’s military, test reveals


The Chinese military says excessive masturbation and too many video games are among the reasons its physical-test failure rates have reached an “alarming high.” The People’s Liberation Army is now dishing out advice after one city saw more than half its candidates — 56.9 percent — fail their physicals, according to the BBC. PLA found that 8 percent of candidates failed ...

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Give us peace else we’ll demand it – Anyidoho to NPP

NDC Deputy General Secretary

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) must focus of ensuring peace in the country while developing it as promised Ghanaians during the 2016 election campaign. According to the NDC, the John Mahama government handed over “a peaceful and fast-developing Ghana”  and the NPP government must build upon it. In their solidarity message read ...

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NPP considers expansion of electoral college


There are calls for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to increase its electoral college to include more delegates who will elect the party’s national executives. This is one of the many proposals that have came up for consideration at the party’s 25th Annual Delegates’ Conference at Cape Coast on Saturday. Only 5,000 delegates are allowed to vote for national officers ...

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I could’ve fought Mayweather into Round 12 – McGregor


UFC superstar, Conor McGregor says he could have fought Floyd Mayweather to the 12th Round of last night’s bout if the referee had not ended the fight. According to him, the referee stopped the fight “a little early” and he was only “a little fatigued” in the 10th Round when he [the refree] called it off in favour of Mayweather, ...

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Farms recovering from army worm invasion – Agric ministry


The Ministry of Food and Agriculture says it has recorded “heavy success” in its fight against the invasion of fall armyworm in the country. Some officials of the ministry who visited farms hitherto attacked by the pests have said there is ample evidence of recoveries by farms. “In most parts of the Upper East Region where the Youth In Agriculture ...

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E/R: Police arrest 11 for narcotic offences


The Eastern Regional Police Command has arrested 11 suspects including two teenagers aged 14 and 17 for various narcotic related offences. The Police say they retrieved 176 wraps of compressed dried leaves suspected to be cannabis. The Deputy Public Relations Officer of the Eastern Regional Police, Inspector Gideon Boateng told Citi News the suspects are being processed for court. He ...

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Angola’s ruling MPLA wins parliamentary election


Angola’s ruling MPLA party has won the country’s parliamentary election, provisional results suggest. The party received 61% of votes cast during Wednesday’s ballot, the Angolan electoral commission said on Friday. The opposition Unita party, which received 27%, disputes the commission’s count. João Lourenço will take up the presidency, after an election marking the end of nearly four decades in power for ...

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eShun thrills at Saltpond Odombea Festival


One of Ghana’s finest vocalists, eShun known in real life as Ethel Esi Eshun, has put up a stunning performance at the Odombea Festival at Saltpond in the Central Region of Ghana. The show which was held on Friday, 25th August, 2017 at Millers Square in Saltpond, had the sultry singer prove her mettle as one of the greatest performers ...

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Ghana Water Company subsidizes connection for communities

Ghana water

The Ghana Water Company Limited is subsidizing new water service connections for 26 Low-Income Urban Communities (LIUCs). The gesture is part of a project being implemented under the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area Sanitation and Water Project (GAMA-SWP) to increase access to improved water supply and sanitation. Funded by the World Bank, it is aimed at strengthening environmental sanitation management in ...

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MP donates to CHPS compounds in Pusiga District


Hajia Lardi Ayamba, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Pusiga, on Friday donated items to CHPS compounds in some communities in the Pusiga District, to help boost health delivery in the area. The items include 10 hospital beds and mattresses, blankets and 20 chairs. Hajia Ayamba said the donation was in fulfillment of a promise she made during her political campaign, to ...

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