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Kofi B Was A Very Good Musician – Friends React

Kofi B

The death of Highlife musician Kofi B has hit Ghanaians hard especially the music industry, with players mourning the loss. Kofi B, whose real name is Kofi Boakye Yiadom, died at dawn on Sunday before he was scheduled to perform at a show in Cape Coast. According to his colleague …

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Teephlow Sends An Emotional Letter To Kofi B

Teephlow

The VGMA record of the year award winner Teephlow, has penned what social media commentators call, an emotional letter to the late Kofi Boakye Yiadom aka Kofi B. The highlife extraordinaire was reported to have passed on over the weekend. This was a shocker to lovers of highlife music because …

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Kofi Kinaata Named As 2019 Most Influential Young Ghanaian

Kofi Kinaata

Rapper and songwriter, Martin King Arthur, popularly known as Kofi Kinaata, has been voted the 2019 Most Influential Young Ghanaian in the 5th annual ranking poll organised by leading PR & Rating firm, Avance Media. The ranking which celebrates young people annually features 50 inspiring change-makers and leaders making great …

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Mahama Has No Ideas – Lydia Alhassan, MP Ayawaso West Wuogon

Lydia Alhassan, MP Ayawaso West Wuogon

Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon (MP), Hon. Lydia Syreme Alhassan has chided the flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani  Mahama for exhibiting gross incompetence, a situation she noted; created economic hardship in Ghana under his regime. The former President says when elected for a …

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NDC Parliamentary Candidate For Ahanta West Dies

The National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) parliamentary aspirant for the Ahanta West constituency in the Western Region, George Kwame Aboagye, has passed on. He died on Monday, February 3, 2020, at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, a statement issued by the NDC said. The late George Kwame Aboagye was one time Chief …

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Meet the Ghanaian scientist who helped NASA deploy lander on Mars

As a child in Ghana, Dr Ashitey Trebi-Ollenu watched planes take off and was inspired by the possibility of autonomous aircraft. Now, he’s the innovator robotically deploying and installing landers autonomously on other planets. Dr Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu is the Product Delivery Manager, for the InSight Mars Mission Instrument Deployment System, …

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Sister Derby and Ex-Love Joey B are allegedly back together

This past week’s Sister Derby and Fella Makafui have not had a good time on social media as they have been taking a troll on each other. After Medikal left Sister Derby for Fella Makakfui it seems Derby is so much heartbroken that she would do anything just to get …

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Kasoa Zongo: Residents ‘hijack’ NIA machines after officers try leaving

Some residents of Kasoa Zongo, one of the areas for the Ghana Card Registration exercise, have refused to allow officials of the National Identification Authority (NIA) to move their machines to another centre. The residents are upset the officials have spent five days in their area, which they said is …

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Efia Odo mercilessly attacks Wendy Shay over Kofi B’s death

WendyShay has become the focal point on Twitter in recent times following her tweet about Kobe Bryant’s death that went viral. Twiterrians reacted to her Tweet with some bashing her for making fun of such a tragic situation that lead to the death of NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant. Her tweet …

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Mankessim police killing: Owner of Zen fuel station granted bail

The owner of Zen fuel station at Mankessim alleged to have shot a police officer to death has been granted bail to the tune of GHS100,000 with three sureties by the Cape Coast High Court 2 presided over by High Court Judge, Patience Mills Tetteh. The second accused person, Benjamin …

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Jacob Zuma’s first 2020 appearance for corruption trial likely to be postponed

Former president Jacob Zuma’s corruption case will be heard for the first time in 2020 on Tuesday, but proceedings will likely be quick as he has said he is still sick, according to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). “[It’s] likely a postponement. Mr Zuma indicated he’s not well, but his …

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Why we placed travel restrictions on Nigerians – US

Oyetunji Abioye, John Ameh, Sunday Aborisade, Femi Makinde, Kamarudeen Ogundele, Success Nwogu, Friday Olokor, Alexander Okere, Mudiaga Affe and Adelani Adepegba The United States has given reasons for imposing visa restrictions on Nigerians and five other countries’ nationals. It said Nigeria did not comply with the established identity-management and information-sharing …

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IMANI fires Alan Kyeremanten over UNIPASS deal

Many have described it as a sign of unwise complacency on the part of government (in an election year) as it gambles with a perilous idea that could potentially cause a major disruption of trade and revenue flows at the country’s ports simply because the Ministry of Trade had offered …

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Coronavirus: NUGS, USAG demand evacuation of Ghanaian students from China

The China chapter of National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has called on Government to within the next 48 to 72 hours evacuate all Ghanaian students in China to avoid any possible contraction of the contagious coronavirus. In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in the Hubei province of China, …

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We’re working to reduce procurement infractions in MMDAs – Procurement Minister

The Minister of State in Charge of Public Procurement, Sarah Adwoa Safo, says her outfit is putting together a workable plan to help reduce to the barest minimum procurement infractions at various Municipal, Metropolitan and District Assemblies (MMDAs). The move she says will largely rely on education and training for …

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