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February 17, 2018 6:00 PM JOY: EL co-writes latest song with mum

Ghanaian artiste Elorm Adabla known in showbiz circles as EL has released a new song he co-wrote with his mother. According to EL, he is so connected to the song because he wrote it with his mother, Elfrida Adabla. “My mother wrote the words of the song. I edited it and made it into a song. So it’s pretty special,” he told Citi Showbiz. “For almost a year now she’s 11

February 16, 2018 4:56 PM Six Turkish journalists jailed for life for ‘coup links’

A Turkish court has sentenced six journalists to life in jail for alleged links to the July 2016 coup plotters. The judgement came as another Turkish court decided to release German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel, who has been held for a year without charge. The six were found guilty of links to US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, blamed over the failed 24

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 3

February 15, 2018 7:10 AM Beware of robbers – Police caution mobile money operators

The Ashanti Regional Police Command has cautioned Mobile Money merchants and business owners to be wary of a gang of criminals targeting their businesses within the Kumasi metropolis. This comes after some unknown men launched series of attacks on mobile money merchants in the country. The most recent one resulted in the killing of a 31-year old operator 4

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 3

February 13, 2018 6:29 PM ‘I cannot live in harmony with criminals’- Martin Amidu

Former Attorney General and now Special Prosecutor nominee, Martin Amidu, has said he is a very harmonious person, but the only kind of people he cannot live peacefully with are corrupt individuals. He said this at his vetting today [Tuesday], by Parliament’s Appointments Committee for the position of Special Prosecutor. “I have lived with decent people 3

February 13, 2018 5:35 AM Mobile money attacks: Vendors appeal for protection

The increasing number of armed robbery attacks on mobile money merchants has reached an alarming rate, calling for new security measures to curb the canker. The latest victim is a 31-year old Mobile Money operator who was shot dead by some unknown assailants in the Afigya Kwabre District of the Ashanti Region. Current figure show that mobile money agents 3

February 9, 2018 11:29 AM Kassena Nankana West DCE passes on

The Chief Executive for the Kassena Nanakana District in the Upper East Region, Mr. Clement Dandori has passed on at the age of 70. Mr. Dandori, who had been battling with illness for a few months, died at the Ridge hospital in Accra on Thursday night where he was receiving treatment. Confirming the death to Citi News, a family member of the deceased 2

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 14

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 11