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Golden boy Abdul Razak ‘Applies For Black Stars Job

Golden boy Abdul Razak ‘Applies For Black Stars Job

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In a massive display of confidence and a demonstration of readiness to handle the top Ghana coaching job, former Black Stars skipper and Asante Kotoko coach ‘Golden Boy’ Abdul Razak has officially submitted his application for the vacant Black Stars coaching job on Monday afternoon. Razak is the first local coach to have officially jumped into the ring for the contest of who becomes the next Ghana coach.   He submitted the application himself at the FA Headquarters in Accra around 1:30pm. The Black Stars coaching job has been left vacant since Avram Grant mutually terminated his contract with the Ghana FA following the team's failure to end their 35-year AFCON drought. Many top coaches including Harry Redknapp are reported to have submitted their résumés chasing the vacant p
Shatta Wale Needs A Psychologist – Michael Ola

Shatta Wale Needs A Psychologist – Michael Ola

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The mannerism of dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale is an indication that he is out of his senses and as such need a psychologist, Michael Kwaku Ola, former Public Relations Officer of Film Producers Association of Ghana has said. In a video posted on Facebook which captures Shatta Wale playing a song punctuated with vulgar lyrics and directed to rapper, Yaa Pono, the dancehall artiste was seen smoking something Ola suspects is marijuana. Ola believes the artiste known to have a huge fan base should live an exemplarily life instead of engaging in despicable acts. “Okay please when should we continue to tolerate this? Weed? Profane? Vulgar language, Shatta Wale? He needs psychologist paaa. Time to get serious guys. What is wrong is wrong. Shatta should live a life worthy of emulati
Energy Ministry to begin regular power briefings

Energy Ministry to begin regular power briefings

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In a bid to ensure transparency, the Energy Ministry will be instituting regular briefings on the country’s energy situation to update Ghanaians on the management of the power sector. These briefings will outline the challenges, if any, confronting the power sector, but will also announce plans and solutions to resolve them. Speaking on Eyewitness News, the Technical Adviser at the Ministry of Energy, Michael Opam, indicated that these briefings will also aid planning and enhance cooperation between the ministry and Ghanaians. He explained that “we [Energy Ministry] have resolved that we are going to be as transparent as possible with Ghanaians. Because of that, we are instituting a regular power briefing for Ghanaians at least every week or fortnightly, so that Ghanaians will know
‘Dumsor’ to normalize from today – Energy Ministry

‘Dumsor’ to normalize from today – Energy Ministry

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The Ministry of Energy, has assured that power supply in the country will normalize from today, Monday, February 27, 2017. “We wish to state that with the tie-in operation successfully completed, and coupled with the measures we put in place including procurement of fuel and increased power supply from La Cote d’Ivoire, the [power] situation will normalize from 27th February 2017,” a statement signed by the Communications Officer at the Energy Ministry, King A. Wellington, added. This comes on the back of an assurance by the Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, who previously said the power outages were to be over by Saturday, February 25, 2017. The Minister earlier attributed the cause of the recent unplanned power outages experienced in various parts of Accra and other parts of the countr
Ashaiman gas explosion: 8 dead, 4 vehicles burnt, dozens injured

Ashaiman gas explosion: 8 dead, 4 vehicles burnt, dozens injured

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  Eight persons have been confirmed dead, four tanker vehicles completely reduced to ashes and several persons left with burn injuries following the gas Eight persons have been confirmed dead, four tanker vehicles completely reduced to ashes and several persons left with burn injuries following the gas explosion at a petrol filling station behind the Ashiaman Timber Market in the Greater Accra region. Fire service personnel are still unable to disclose the cause of the inferno that has wrecked havoc to lives and properties and said to be disastrous compared to a similar incident that occurred at Accra Trade Fair barely a month ago. More than 16 fire tenders have been assembled to the scene to douse the inferno from affecting adjourning structures at the scene while a team ...
Full List Of Nominees For 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards( VGMA)

Full List Of Nominees For 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards( VGMA)

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The nomination list for the 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards is finally out. The event classified as the biggest awards in the country happens on April 8 at the Accra International Conference but before the main event will be nominees jam in Brong Ahafo Region. Gospel musician Nacee topped the list with nine nominations including Ernest Opoku who had a nomination with “Ye Wo Nyame Yewo Adze”. Below are full list of nominees.     SOURCE: ZIONFELIX.NET for more entertainment news visit www.zionfelix.net...........
Ghana risks losing $498m Compact 2 cash under Trump – Franklin Cudjoe

Ghana risks losing $498m Compact 2 cash under Trump – Franklin Cudjoe

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President of IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe has cautioned the Akufo Addo government to urgently resolve issues with the Compact 2 agreement of the Millennium Challenge Account or face a possible withdrawal of the funds by the Trump administration of the US. His comments come after President Akufo-Addo announced during his maiden State of the Nation address earlier this week that his government will undertake a possible review of the agreement. The Compact 2 which contains the Ghana Power Compact has $498.2 million to be used to fight poverty by transforming the country’s energy sector. The five-year compact, the largest U.S. Government transaction under Power Africa, is also expected to stimulate billions of dollars in private energy investment. But speaking on The Big Issue on Satur
18-year-old daughter of MP for Asante Akim Central commits suicide on KNUST Campus

18-year-old daughter of MP for Asante Akim Central commits suicide on KNUST Campus

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Daughter of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Asante Akyem central constituency Kwame Anyimadu-Antwi at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Adwoa Agyarkwa Anyimadu- Antwi has hanged herself to death. The 18 -year old first year chemical engineering student was found dead on Friday morning in her hostel room with a rope hanging her neck. It is unclear what might have triggered the suicide but sources at KNUST campus say she failed one of her courses and couldn’t bear the shame hence the suicide. A note the brilliant deceased left behind states ‘am sorry to disappoint you mummy and daddy’. According to sources, the school authorities have informed the family about the incident where messengers were sent to Parliament in Accra t
I’m not even worth $2 million – Mahama

I’m not even worth $2 million – Mahama

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Former President John Dramani Mahama has rejected claims that he has a net worth of $900 million. Reports in some sections of the media in 2016, captured the former president as the 5th wealthiest person in Ghana in a list of 20 richest people in the country. Speaking in an interview on South Africa based Power FM, the former President said he is not worth even $2 million. But the President was not able to state emphatically how much he’s worth. “I’m nowhere near that [$900 million]. And in Ghana we have an asset declaration regime; where you declare your assets when you go into office. I am absolutely nowhere near worth that.” The former president accused his political opponents for spreading such falsehood about him. “That is part of the problem of leadership – misinfo
You’re a homosexual & disgrace to your family – Foh-Amoaning fires Amnesty Board Chair

You’re a homosexual & disgrace to your family – Foh-Amoaning fires Amnesty Board Chair

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Host of NEAT FM’s morning show, Kwesi Aboagye had the toughest time controlling Law lecturer, Moses Foh-Amoaning and Mr. George Aggrey, Board Chairman of Amnesty International Ghana during a telephone interview on whether Ghana should or should not accept homophile practice. Both resource persons held different views on the subject – however, their heated argument led to some personal attacks during the live interview on NEAT FM’s morning show 'Ghana Montie'. Mr. George Aggrey who failed to openly dismiss claims regarding his alleged status as a homosexual was described by the renowned lawyer as a disgrace to his entire family – a comment the Human Rights Group, Amnesty board chairman did not take lightly. “You are a grown up person, were you taught by your parents to have sex
Asiedu Nketia on borrowed time; he’ll be in jail soon – K.T Hammond

Asiedu Nketia on borrowed time; he’ll be in jail soon – K.T Hammond

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A former deputy Energy Minister Kobina Tahiru Hammond says the General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress is on borrowed time and should be readying himself for jail in the coming months. Hammond, who is also the Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa said if he had his way, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, popularly known as General Mosquito, would be in jail considering a number of underhand dealings he is reported to be involved in. The legislator had said that Mr. Asiedu Nketia will among other things disclose the source of funding for the $20m National Headquarters of the NDC party. K.T threatened to arrest and prosecute Mr. Asiedu Nketia prior to the December elections. His threat was in response to Mr. Asiedu Nketia’s claim that the Adansi Asokwa MP will be prosecuted
Akufo-Addo picks Mahama’s ambassador as Secretary to Cabinet

Akufo-Addo picks Mahama’s ambassador as Secretary to Cabinet

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed former Ghana ambassador to Australia under the Mahama regime, Mrs Mercy Yvonne Debrah-Karikari, as Secretary to the Cabinet, effective February 14, 2017. She becomes the first woman in Ghana’s history to hold this position. Her appointment, which was announced Thursday, is pursuant to Article 76(3) of the Constitution, the President of the Republic. Ambassador Debrah-Karikari is a career diplomat, and was until her appointment, Ghana’s High Commissioner to Australia, with concurrent accreditation to New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and other countries in the Pacific region. She was appointed High Commissioner by former President John Mahama and commissioned in July 2014 together with 11 other ambassadors and high commissio
Mahama Wins African Political Leader Of The Year Award

Mahama Wins African Political Leader Of The Year Award

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Former president John Dramani Mahama will be decorated with the African Political Leader of the Year Award in South Africa today, February 23, 2017. The African Leadership Magazine is awarding him for his contribution towards deepening and enriching Ghana’s democracy and his towering status as one of Africa’s best. Former President Mahama arrives at his hotel in South Africa Mahama is also expected to deliver the keynote address at the African Leadership Magazine (ALM) Person of the Year 2016 Awards Programme in Johannesburg. The former President will be speaking on the theme, “How can Africa win the progress race?” The ALM Person of the Year Awards, according to the organizers, is in keeping with a tradition of presenting the positive sides of the African continent, whi
WATCH: Africa’s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote reveals secret to his success on Peace Hyde’s show

WATCH: Africa’s Richest Man, Aliko Dangote reveals secret to his success on Peace Hyde’s show

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Undoubtedly Ghana’s most successful media personality, Peace Hyde has added yet another milestone to her long list of accolades. In what is being dubbed as the most prestigious talk show on the continent, Peace Hyde anchors the Forbes Africa TV show, My Worst Day which has already amassed over 60 million viewers across 16 countries in sun Saharan Africa via the pan African CNBC Africa channel on DSTV. The show has the enviable reputation of being the only program, which interviews the continents billionaire and millionaire business tycoons. The riveting first episode features Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote who sits down with the winner of the 2016 African broadcaster of the year award and Forbes Africa correspondent to discuss the most challenging day in his business career. In
Revealed: Attack on Policeman at Flagstaff House was revenge

Revealed: Attack on Policeman at Flagstaff House was revenge

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Information gathered by Kasapafmonline.com indicates that the stoutly built civilian, thought to be a member of the ‘Invisible Forces’, a vigilante group aligned with the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), who assaulted a policeman, ASP Nanka Bruce at the seat of government – the Flagstaff House, did so on a mission of revenge. The civilian [name withheld], who is an ex-police officer, was reportedly arrested by ASP Nanka Bruce sometime back and beaten up after he was suspected of throwing some material onto the compound of Flagstaff House, while he was jogging. The civilian soon after the NPP won power, saw the victory as a fine opportunity for him to exact his pound of flesh and so went in search of ASP Nanka Bruce, and when he eventually found him, subjected him to beating with the
“Vagina Assault” 24 arrested  in Kumasi

“Vagina Assault” 24 arrested in Kumasi

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Police in the Ashanti Region capital, Kumasi, have arrested 24 men suspected to be involved in the stripping and beating of a lady accused of theft at Adum, Kumasi in the Ashanti Region. This is after the woman reported the assault to the police. The 24 suspects are currently in the custody of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in Kumasi. According to police sources, a screening exercise is expected to take place to identify those who took part in the mob action. A video circulating on social media, detailed this instance mob justice from last Friday, which saw some men beat the woman in the streets, with some of them attempting to insert their feet into her vagina, until she lost consciousness. The woman was allegedly caught attempting to steal GH¢1,100 from a
I’ll shoot anyone who tries to seize my car – George Loh

I’ll shoot anyone who tries to seize my car – George Loh

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Former Member of Parliament for North Dayi, George Loh has threatened to shoot anyone that tries to seize his on suspicion that he is keeping state vehicle. According to Loh who is a lawyer, his vehicle is a personal property he acquired through hard work and no one has the right to seize it unlawfully. Loh was speaking to host of Abusua Nkommo, Kwame Adinkra in reaction to President Akufo Addo’s condemnation of violent seizures of state assets by some suspected activists of the ruling New Patriotic Party in his State of The Nation’s Address yesterday. The former law maker said he was impressed with the president’s posturing on the seizures of assets suspected to be long to the state which is currently ongoing. He said, “Kwame, I have been a lawyer for almost ten years and
Stop lecturing and fix economy – General Mosquito to Nana Addo

Stop lecturing and fix economy – General Mosquito to Nana Addo

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The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress Johnson Asiedu Nketia has jabbed President Akufo-Addo, describing his address to Parliament as a “lecture.” Akufo-Addo delivered his first State of the Nation Address on Tuesday, telling the people’s representatives the economy he inherited from John Mahama is in shambles. “As at the beginning of 2009, Ghana’s total debt stock was GHS9.5 billion. By the end of 2016, the debt had ballooned to GHS122 billion… Ghana’s debt stock now stands at 74% of GDP, after all the previous denials to the contrary,” Mr. Akufo-Addo stated. The President added “In fact, 92% of Ghana’s total debt stock was incurred in the last eight years under the previous government. The interest costs on this debt has also increased and will
‘Ayariga et al made-up bribery allegation’ – Kennedy Agyepong

‘Ayariga et al made-up bribery allegation’ – Kennedy Agyepong

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New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has described as total embarrassment bribery allegation levelled against the Appointment Committee in Parliament by some NDC MPs. He is of the firm conviction that those alleging have no basis and have only connived to destroy the Joseph Osei-Owusu led Vetting Committee. “I have listened to them and I think it’s rather an embarrassment to the NDC members because if you pay critical attention, you will realise that Mahama Ayariga and his cohorts are just confused and framing things up,” he said. The outspoken MP was speaking on Adom TV’s Morning Show “Badwam” Tuesday. The Energy Minister was alleged to have bribed minority MPs on the committee with GHC3000 each. The supposed bribe was sa
President Akufo-Addo lied – Kwaku Asare

President Akufo-Addo lied – Kwaku Asare

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Despite the numerous plaudits President Nana Akufo-Addo received after the maiden edition of his address to the nation, a communications team member of the National Democratic Congress has refused to join the praise singers. Mr. Kwaku Asare stated on ATV’s Asem Yi Di Ka show that the president’s entire address to the nation was simply a repetition of his 2016 campaign message and nothing new as his party members attempt to portray. He simply described his address to Ghanaians today, as lies. “It was a repetition of his campaign message- it didn’t reflect the true state of our economy”, he stated. According to the NDC stalwart, rather the repetition of messages delivered by the president, he had expected him to talk about the issues of insecurity that is cropping up under hi