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February 14, 2018 12:23 PM We passed Martin Amidu before his vetting – Mahama Ayariga

The Minority in Parliament, has explained that contrary to suggestions that officials of the former administration are scared of the Special Prosecutor nominee, they are rather supportive him, and so they even reached a decision to pass him before Tuesday’s vetting. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, MP for Bawku Central, Mahama Ayariga, said, even before 39

February 14, 2018 5:30 AM Demand for locally made chocolates rise

It appears manufacturers of locally produced chocolates will have to double their production levels at least for this year’s edition of the National Chocolate Day. It follows what could be described as the increased preference for locally manufactured chocolates by some Ghanaians on the occasion of National Chocolate Day. Checks by Citi Business News indicate 56

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 44

February 13, 2018 11:06 AM Veteran actor Super OD dies at 84

Actor and comedian Super OD, born Asonaba Kwaku Darko, has passed away. He died on Tuesday, February 13 at the Agona Swedru Government Hospital in the Central Region. The actor who has been off the movie scene for some time due to old age and ill-health, was taken to the hospital on Saturday, February 10, after he complained he was not feeling well. In July, 2017, the Member 33

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 42

February 12, 2018 8:54 AM Ellen Johnson Sirleaf wins 2017 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who served two terms as President of Liberia from 2006 to 2017, is the fifth recipient of the Ibrahim Prize, which recognises and celebrates excellence in African leadership. The Ibrahim Prize aims to distinguish leaders who, during their time in office, have developed their countries, strengthened democracy and human rights for the shared 47

February 9, 2018 5:12 PM Uber settles with Waymo on self-driving

Uber and Waymo have reached a settlement over claims Uber stole trade secrets from the self-driving company. As part of the agreement, Uber is giving a 0.34% Uber stake to Waymo, worth approximately $245m (£177m). Uber has also agreed not to use Waymo’s technology in its self-driving cars, though it maintains it never did. Uber’s chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi 27

February 8, 2018 9:35 PM Sulley Muntari set for Deportivo trial

Ghana midfielder Sulley Muntari, is on trial with Spanish club Deportivo La Coruna. According to Spanish media outlet Marca, the 33-year old midfielder will train with the La Liga side over the next couple of weeks, and will sign on a free transfer if he impresses. Deportivo Head Coach is Muntari’s former team mate at AC Milan, Clarence Seedorf, and he is desperately 40

February 7, 2018 7:14 AM Kuami Eugene admits using Sidiki’s song for ‘Confusion’

“I picked some elements from Kojo Antwi’s ‘Dadie Anoma,’ and Daddy Lumba and also took inspiration from Sidiki Diabaté’s ‘Fais moi Confiance.’ I didn’t steal the song, I only took an inspiration from them and I even credited all of them in the song,” the Angela hitmaker stated. Kwami further noted that what makes a good artiste is the ability to research 276

February 6, 2018 10:57 AM Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai ‘critically ill’

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai is critically ill in a South African hospital, reports say. Local media quoted family sources as saying the 65-year-old former prime minister – who is being treated for colon cancer – is suffering from weight loss, exhaustion and muscle thinning. During his political struggle against ex-President Robert 21