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December 10, 2017 11:33 AM Apple ‘to buy Shazam for $400m’

Apple is close to buying the music recognition app Shazam for about $400m (£300m), media reports say. Shazam, a UK company founded in 1999, allows people to use their smartphone or computer to identify and buy music through a snippet of sound. Shazam, which says it has more than 100 million monthly users, makes most of its revenue from commissions paid on referrals 3

December 4, 2017 11:19 AM Students angry over schools’ closure for Asantehemaa’s funeral rites

Some students in the Kumasi Metropolis are displeased with the suspension of classes today [Monday], in line with activities put in place by the Manhyia Palace for the observation of the final funeral rites of the late Asante Queen Mother, Afia Kobe Ampem II. Students reported to school this morning only to be told there will be no teaching and learning 11

December 3, 2017 5:06 PM Kumasi schools to close down over late Asantemaa’s funeral rites

Schools in the Kumasi Metropolis and the Asokore Mampong Municipality in the Ashanti Region will be closed on Monday, December 4, 2017 to pave way for the commemoration of the final funeral rites of the late Asantemaa in the region. This was announced by the Ashanti Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in a statement. In the statement 11

December 2, 2017 6:00 AM Ghana’s local fish supply to increase by 100,000 tonnes

Government is seeking to increase the local fish supply by 100,000 metric tonnes by 2018. This is in line with the objective of reducing the country’s overdependence on imported fish. The Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, who disclosed this also maintained that the effort will correct the balance of trade deficit that Ghana 13

November 27, 2017 1:28 PM Italian PM to visit Ghana today, French President Thursday

French President, Emmanuel Macron, will be in Ghana on Thursday, November 30, for a day’s visit. Macron’s visit forms part of his tour of Africa since becoming President earlier in 2017. Prior to that, Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, is also expected to be in Ghana today, Monday, November 27, for a day’s visit. Macron’s Africa tour which begins 31

November 27, 2017 6:05 AM Miss South Africa is crowned Miss Universe 2017

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. Nel-Peters beat out first runner-up Miss Colombia Laura González and second runner-up Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett for the crown Sunday night in Las Vegas. Nel-Peters, 22, recently earned her degree in business management at North-West University. During a pre-taped interview 29

November 17, 2017 5:26 PM Court orders Melcom to pay Tic Tac GHc300,000

Hip life musician Nana Kwaku Duah aka Tic Tac has won a case against Melcom for using his image to plug their products in the absence of a contract. In keeping with this, Melcom on Friday, 17th November 2017 was ordered by an Accra High Court to pay Tic Tac compensation of GHC 300,000. According to Justice Amo Yartey who delivered the judgement, it was illegal 32

November 15, 2017 10:32 AM #Ghbudget: 2018 budget delivery underway in parliament

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, is on the floor of Parliament, presenting the government’s 2018 budget to lawmakers. The budget is the second to be read by Akufo-Addo administration since it took over the administration of the country in January 2017. The budget is expected to focus on about 10 key areas including infrastructure, macroeconomic stability 36

November 2, 2017 12:26 PM Kwahu Professional Network condemns Fulani attacks

The Kwahu Professional Network has condemned the recent mayhem being perpetrated on the peace-loving and law-abiding people of Kwahu by Fulani Herdsmen. In a statement, the group called on government and the security agencies to arrest the situation immediately. 1. Members of the Kwahu Professionals Network (KPN), an association of young Kwahu Professionals 37

November 2, 2017 9:36 AM Mahama had no hand in COCOBOD guest house – Mogtari

The office of John Mahama has refuted claims that the former president influenced the construction of a guest house in his hometown of Bole, in the Northern Region, using funds belonging to the Ghana Cocoa Board, for his personal comfort. A statement signed by his aide, Joyce Bawa Mogtari, clarified that, the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana Research 25