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Contrary to claims by critics that government has over-borrowed and spent funds recklessly, President John Mahama has indicated that the borrowed funds were invested and not pocketed by officials.
Ghana, a country with great promise after independence has been on a downward spiral year after year, thanks to a small minded citizenry living in a restraining culture and under wayward governments.
Spokesperson for the NDC campaign has described as ridiculous claims by the CDD that the party and its presidential candidate are buying votes ahead of the December 7, polls.
Donald J. Trump’s struggling candidacy has now become a direct threat to Republican control of Congress, significantly increasing the likelihood that Democrats will take control of the Senate and cut substantially into the House Republican majority next year.
The British High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr. Jon Benjamin, has called for the total closure of all witch camps in the country. According to Mr. Benjamin, there is no such thing as a witch in the 21st century; hence, there was no need for the establishment of the camps to accommodate people who are alleged to be witches.
Any person who is demanding an apology from me or calling for my arrest for flogging my adopted children is unintelligent, Bishop Daniel Obinim has said.The founder of International God’s Way Church also indicated that he will not apologise for the act and for screaming at his wife in front of his congregation.
The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has filed a complaint against the founder of the International Godsway Church, Daniel Obinim, at the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service. The complaint is in relation to a video which went viral on social media, showing Obinim, whipping two teenagers with a belt during a service at the church, for allegedly engaging in sexual relations and attempting to abort a subsequent pregnancy.
Jewelry designers Jill Martinelli and Sabine Le Guyader, of the brand Lady Grey, have made it very clear they support presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.
US Olympic swimmers in Rio de Janeiro invented a story about a robbery in an effort to disguise a dispute over a damaged petrol station door, police sources have told the BBC.
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Like many autoimmune diseases, lupus affects more women than men. In fact, 90 percent of people diagnosed with the life-long condition are young women between the ages of 15 and 34, according to the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation. (S.L.E. stands for systemic lupus erythematosus, the full name of the disease.)
Despite some criticism of bike helmets for not being protective enough, they do cut the risk of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) by half when riders suffer a head injury, a U.S. study suggests.
Ever wondered the effect of those large leaves (katemfe leaves) food vendors use to wrap waakye and other foods on the food and your health? Find out in this article.
Kicking the smoking habit doesn't only boost your health, it may also help you build a wider circle of friendships, a new study says. And, over several years, quitters were more likely to start new friendships with nonsmokers, the research found.
For over eight years, I was emotionally unavailable. I created a way of behaving that wouldn’t allow for me to connect with anyone emotionally.This is how I stayed single for so long and why I had a hard time being normal in a relationship once I started looking for one.
I've been married for four years, together for eight. My husband in June 2015 started to change and act different. He started going out more and not coming home. In January, I found out he cheated on me and was in a relationship with someone else. The girl became a stalker and stalked my life — adding me on Instagram, Twitter, prank-calling me. Eventually she stopped.
A newly discovered species of brilliant red songbird has almost certainly already vanished from its home in the Galápagos Islands, in what is the first known songbird extinction on the island chain in modern times.
Astronomers are narrowing the field in their search for a "second Earth." An international team of researchers has identified the 20 most Earth-like worlds among the more than 4,000 exoplanet candidates that NASA's Kepler space telescope has detected to date, scientists report in a new study.
PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean space officials are hard at work on a five-year plan to put more advanced satellites into orbit by 2020, and don't intend to stop there: They're also aiming for the moon, and beyond.
Researchers from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have come up with what they see as the best explanation for why we have yet to find alien life that equals our own. They say it's because, compared to the rest of the universe, Earthly life is relatively premature.
For centuries, scientists have been curious about the evolutionary explanation for the female orgasm -- a physiological phenomenon with no obvious purpose.
Industry tributes have been coming in for Actor, Kofi Middleton-Mends, who died on Tuesday, aged 77, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra after battling kidney disease.
Mother of late Ghanaian model, Belinda Asiamah, has dismissed rumours that her daughter died through a failed abortion and has expressed concerns in Twi that people “want to use my daughter’s name to make money.”
"Sho lee” crooner, Sean Tizzle, is no doubt one of the toasts of the Nigerian entertainment industry at the moment. From churning out hit singles one after the other, to performing at high-paying gigs, it is safe to say he has been there, and done that.
Famous for its bold and beautiful designs, the launch was rolled out in an equally striking manner, with the unveiling of Ghanaian TV icon Anita Erskine as the face of the campaign amongst an audience of Ghana's fashion elite.
Rihanna will receive MTV’s lifetime achievement award at the Video Music Awards later this month.It’s MTV’s highest honour and is known as the Michael Jackson video vanguard award.
Donnie McClurkin announced his engagement to Nicole C Mullen on TBN’s long-running “Praise the Lord,” show. During the Aug. 11 broadcast,McClurkin revealed that he and Mullen are getting married. “OK, are you ready for something? You want me to just drop something on ya?” Matt Crouch (alongside his wife Laurie and guest A.R. Bernard) who joined the pair onstage asked the audience.
Ghana’s second international Airport, the Tamale Airport is ready for use by both domestic and overseas players in the aviation industry, the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has disclosed.
Like many millennials, Petrina Thong, a 30-year-old scriptwriter, was going through an existential crisis.
As humans we are wired to desire change, no wonder most people enjoy traveling. However, according to travel research a good portion of people thrash the idea once they sit down to calculate how much that trip would cost.
People forgo vacations, weddings, burials, conferences, business trips & honeymoons because they can’t afford hotels and transportation.
The Ga people of Ghana are part of a larger ethnic and religious group known as the Akan. The supreme god in the Akan religion is Nyame. The Ga also call him Homowo Nyonmo. The Akan also believe in hundreds of lesser deities known as abosom- who inhabit natural objects-and asuman-who inhabit man-made objects. Akan religious practices include the honoring of ancestors and healing rituals.
The chiefs and people of Ga Mashie in Accra celebrated their annual Homowo Festival on Saturday, amid the sprinkling of kpokpoi, the traditional food of the Gas, drumming and the firing of muskets.Clad in red, the chiefs and some indigenes took turns to sprinkle kpokpoi and poured libation at sacred places and residences.
Tens of thousands of people were stranded Monday after Delta Air Lines flights were grounded around the globe due to a system outage.