VIDEO: Ghana’s Presidency not meant for only TALL people – Akufo-Addo shades critics

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has finally replied his critics who for close to a decade held the erroneous impression that Ghana’s presidency is meant for only tall people. The height of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo became a major campaign tool for the current opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the build up to the 2008, 2012 and 2016 respectively with sections writing him off the race completely at those instances. Determined as he was, he soldiered on and won the 2016 elections with a wide margin and was…

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Millionaire put private plane on autopilot so he could have sex with 15-year-old girl

A millionaire businessman is facing jail after he admitted to having sex with a schoolgirl while flying his private jet. Stephen Bradley Mell put his plane on autopilot to engage in sex acts with the 15-year-old in the air, according to court documents. The New Jersey bond trader had been approached by the victim’s mother to give the teenager flying lessons. The 53-year-old faces at least five years in federal prison after admitting charges of engaging in interstate travel to engage in illicit sexual conduct and receiving child pornography. He…

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President Akufo-Addo orders Asamoah Gyan to rescind retirement decision

Ghana leader Nana Akufo Addo has ordered former national team captain Asamoah Gyan to rescind his decision retirement from international football. The president of the West African country made the order when he spoke to the iconic striker on Tuesday evening just one day after he quit the national team in anger. Gyan quit on Monday just weeks before the Africa Nations Cup sparking a huge national debate and disquiet in many quarters. Gyan said his decision had been taken as a way to protest a plan by coach Kwesi…

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Akufo-Addo assents to RTI law

Akufo-Addo posted on Twitter that he will sign the RTI into law Tuesday morning Key Facts The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has announced via Twitter he is signing into law a bill guaranteeing the right to information on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Right to Information bill was finally passed by Parliament after 17 years of relentless campaigns by local rights groups   Even when assented to by the President, the law will take effect from January 2020 The opposition National Democratic Congress contends the government does not want to be held…

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Methodist Girls’ SHS wins 2019 World ROBOFEST competition

Methodist Girls’ High School at Mamfe Akuapem in the Eastern Region has won the 2019 World ROBOFEST Competition held in Michigan in the United States of America. The 20th edition of the robotic driven approach in solving tasks, saw the school from Ghana winning the ultimate game competition. The task given comprised building a robot to arrange boxes according to a Binary Number Given. This Binary Number is unveiled when all robots are impounded. MEGHIS, had earlier triumphed from the preliminary contests held in Ghana among all the top senior…

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2020 EIU predictions great feedback – Gov’t

The Akufo-Addo administration has described predictions that it would win the 2020 elections as evidence of the good work it was doing. The EIU in a report released on May 13, said President Akufo-Addo would beat the NDC candidate former President John Mahama in next year’s polls. According to it, it would be difficult for the NDC under Mr Mahama to portray itself as the better custodian of Ghana’s economy, especially as the country’s growth outlook appeared fairly strong. Addressing the media in Accra on Monday information minister Kojo Oppong…

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Korean women take to the streets to protest the injustice surrounding Burning Sun investigations

Korean women have taken to the streets to protest the injustice surrounding Burning Sun investigation. According to a report by Yonhap news on the 18th, civic groups are criticizing the results of the police investigation especially after Seungri’s arrest warrant was dismissed on Tuesday. After the Burning Sun incident, police have conducted a massive search and investigation of suspects and reference persons, but the investigation between the club and the police, which is the core of all the suspicions has not been investigated much. There are many netizens saying that the Police is…

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Four Africa city destinations you should visit right now

As with most of the world, the heart of Africa is found in its cities. And yet tourists in Africa seem to largely prefer seeking out the continent’s wildlife rather than its cultural city centres. Safaris can be delightful, but the problem, as Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina has pointed out, is when tourists imagine an entire continent as one. According to the World Bank, 40% of the African population south of the Sahara lives in cities, but you’d never know it looking at the average travel poster or website featuring graceful giraffes…

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Google launches one-stop shop for flights, hotels

The Internet was supposed to make travel simple. But how many hours have you spent sifting through sites, prices, forms and flights trying to book a trip? Not for the first time, Google says it has a fix. “Travel planning is complicated,” Richard Holden, the company’s VP for Product Management, Travel, said in a blog post this week. “That’s why today, we’re simplifying the way we help travellers plan trips with Google across devices.” How? The search giant has announced a major revamp of its travel deck on desktop, bundling…

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