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June 27, 2014 4:51 PM ‘‘Acting wasn’t my dream’’-Beverly Afaglo

Beverly Afaglo, the beautiful actress we often see on our television screens displaying tremendous skills in movie scenes says acting wasn’t part of her aspirations when she was growing up as a child. In an interview with Kwaku David live on XFM’s Xpress Breakfast Show, she spoke about the onset of her acting career in the movie industry. She never thought 10

June 19, 2014 9:51 PM Chinese bank in the clear on renminbi trade

The chairman of China’s second biggest bank was keen to flatter the City of London yesterday at a ceremony to sign documents establishing China Construction Bank as the only UK institution able to clear offshore renminbi. Under a painting of a Bacchanalian scene in the Ritz Hotel’s music room, Wang Hongzhang addressed a gathering of executives from the City’s 15

June 19, 2014 8:32 PM Eugene Robinson: The joy of the World Cup

WASHINGTON -- Henry Kissinger was wrong to dismiss Chile as "a dagger pointed at the heart of Antarctica." On Wednesday, the South American nation was a scalpel that excised the soul of Spain. As a lifelong soccer fan, Kissinger doubtless understands what I mean: A particularly delightful and surprising World Cup tournament -- the world's greatest sporting 21

June 12, 2014 7:02 AM Was Wal-Mart trucker asleep at the wheel

A half hour? An hour? Any period of time on I-95 or the Schuylkill Expressway? NTSB accident investigators are looking into what role the commute of Kevin Roper - the driver charged in the accident that injured comedian Tracy Morgan - played in the fatal crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. Wal-Mart driver Roper, who pleaded not guilty to death by auto and assault 10

June 9, 2014 6:42 PM Eugene Osafo-Nkansah, Peace FM, UTV, Others Nominated For City People Entertainment Awards 2014

The Organizing Committee of the City People Entertainment Awards has just released the long-awaited nominees for the 2014 edition and Despite Group has received three nominations.’s Entertainment Editor and Producer of Peace FM’s “Entertainment Review” Eugene Osafo-Nkansah has been nominated for the “Showbiz Bloggler/Online Writer of the Year (Ghana) 60

May 24, 2014 11:02 PM March Against Monsanto: 'We have the right to know what's in our food'

EUGENE, Ore. -- The campaign pushing for labels for genetically modified foods in Oregon had a lot of support in Eugene on Saturday, as hundreds rallied at the Eugene Courthouse for the March Against Monsanto. People at the event gathered signatures for a petition calling for labeling of food containing genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. The petition 29

May 17, 2014 12:43 PM Taskforce on pirated textile completes nationwide sensitization

The Taskforce on Seizure and Disposal of Pirated Ghanaian Textile Designs (TSDPGTD) on Thursday completed a nationwide sensitization exercise, which aimed at educating dealers and the general public on the effects of pirated textile to Ghana’s economy. Similar sensitization workshops had already been carried out in Central, Western, Eastern, Ashanti 39

April 30, 2014 6:53 AM T.L. Caswell: The Biological Remedy for Racism

Unless you were on a religious retreat since Saturday, penitently shutting out the brays and bleats of the world at large, you know that a scandal has exploded in professional basketball and, indeed, across a considerable swath of American culture. Of course I’m talking about the disclosure of racist remarks attributed to Donald Sterling, the billionaire 28

April 23, 2014 7:04 AM Did Oscar take acting lessons before trial?

Controversial former Sunday Times columnist Jani Allan has revealed more detail about her claim that Oscar Pistorius took acting lessons to prepare for his murder-trial. Jani recently posted an open letter to the murder-accused athlete on her blog,, in which she claims to have it from a "reliable source" that he was trained by a professional 29

April 21, 2014 5:53 AM Government asked to tackled China’s plagiarizing of African textile designs

Bertha Tepey, a retailer in textiles has suggested that government tackled the alleged widespread plagiarizing of African textile designs in China at the bilateral level. She made the suggestion during a sensitization workshop for textile dealers in Ho. Madam Tepey said since everybody, including government officials was pointing to China as the source 32