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February 15, 2018 10:51 AM My parents took me to shrines when I was young – Joe Mettle

Ghanaian gospel artiste Joseph Oscar Mettle has revealed how sickness landed him at shrines when he was a child. According to the ‘Bo Noo Ni’ singer, his parents had to take him to several shrines to cure him of a sickness which nearly took his life when he was very young. “They took me to the shrines to get a cure for my sickness but I was not cured 89

February 14, 2018 6:38 PM Fair Wages considers halting yearly base pay rises

The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission has disclosed to Citi Business News plans to halt the yearly review of the base salary of public sector workers on the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS). The CEO of the Commission, Dr. Edward Kwapong, said the decision should give value for money and link productivity with pay. Being in existence for about eight 161

February 13, 2018 8:01 AM Commonwealth in secret succession plans

The Commonwealth has secretly begun considering who might succeed the Queen as its head, the BBC has learned. The issue is hugely sensitive because the role is not hereditary and will not pass automatically to the Prince of Wales on the Queen’s death. The Commonwealth has set up a “high level group” to look at the way the international organisation is governed 80

February 9, 2018 6:22 AM Dancehall diva Ebony dead in car crash

Twenty-year-old Dancehall star, Ebony Reigns, has been confirmed dead in a car crash at Mankranso in the Ashanti Region. Ebony, real name Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, was returning from Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region when the Jeep she was travelling in crashed into a VIP bus around 7:15 PM on Thursday, according to police. Ebony was travelling with three 334

February 7, 2018 7:14 AM Fisheries ministry to improve monitoring of vessels in Ghana’s waters

The Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has said her outfit is collaborating with the Ghana Maritime Authority and other concerned agencies to electronically monitor all vessels in Ghana’s waters. Speaking at a meeting on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing, she said her outfit through stakeholder consultations 65

February 6, 2018 2:02 PM Daddy Lumba sues ‘look-alike musician’ for impersonation

Celebrated highlife artiste, Charles Kwadwo Fosu known in showbiz as Daddy Lumba, has sued Kwame Anokye also known in music circles as Daddy Lumba Jnr. for impersonating his brand. Daddy Lumba filed a lawsuit at the Accra High Court alleging that Kwame Anokye also known as DL Junior professes to be his son and even impersonates him to get gifts from people 438

February 5, 2018 11:25 AM Paris attacks suspect in Belgian trial

The sole surviving suspect from the 2015 Paris terror attacks has gone on trial at a Belgian court over the gun fight that led to his arrest. Salah Abdeslam was escorted by two masked police officers, and refused to stand when requested to. “I do not wish to answer any questions,” he said when asked to confirm his identity. Abdeslam has refused to speak 84

February 5, 2018 10:45 AM IMANI voted Ghana’s 1st and Africa’s 3rd most influential think tank in 2017

IMANI Africa has been ranked the third best think tank in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2017 among several other accolades by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP), University of Pennsylvania. In 2007, the TTCSP developed and launched a global index of think tanks called Global Go To Think Tank Index, which serves as a framework for publishing 69

February 3, 2018 4:30 PM Syria war: Outcry over ‘mutilated’ female Kurdish fighter

Kurds in Syria have reacted furiously to videos showing Turkish-backed rebels abusing the body of a female Kurdish fighter killed in battle. Barin Kobani was part of all-female unit challenging a Turkish-led offensive in north-west Syria. Kurdish officials accused fighters allied with Turkey of “playing with her corpse” and mutilating it. Last month 75

February 1, 2018 8:25 AM Andre Ayew rejoins Swansea on 3-year deal

Swansea City have re-Signed Andre Ayew from West Ham United in a club-record deal. Ayew has put pen to paper on a three-and-a-half-year contract at the Liberty Stadium after the Swans agreed an undisclosed fee with the Hammers. The 28-year-old forward returns to Wales having left the Swans to join West Ham for £20.5 million almost 18 months ago. His arrival 75