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February 23, 2018 6:35 AM BBC launches 2018 Komla Dumor Award

The BBC is seeking a rising star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award, now in its fourth year. Journalists from across the continent are invited to apply for the award, which aims to uncover and promote fresh talent from Africa. The winner will spend three months at the BBC headquarters in London, gaining skills and experience 96

February 22, 2018 7:45 AM I’m the best thing that happened to GH comedy – David Oscar

Ghanaian comedian-turned-musician, David Oscar Dogbe, has asked the public to ignore comedians who have conferred on themselves kingly and queenly titles. In a Facebook post he made on Wednesday, 21st February, 2018, the ‘Rasta Love’ singer said he is the best thing that happened to Ghanaian stand-up comedy. “Forget your kings, king – kongs, queens and self imposed 327

February 21, 2018 11:41 AM Air Namibia’s first flight on re-entry to Ghana postponed

Air Namibia’s much-anticipated return to Ghana has been postponed. The postponement of flight operations in Ghana according to a press release from the company is due to “external factors; non-availability of departure slot at Kotoka Airport.” As a result, the initial commencement flight originally scheduled for 22:05 hours on March 25, 2018, has been deferred 117

February 21, 2018 7:31 AM 500 Ghanaians stranded in Dubai- Gov’t

Government has revealed that some 500 young Ghanaians have been left stranded in Dubai. The 500 were sent to the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates [UAE] by fake recruitment agencies for non existing jobs. The Minister further indicated that government is working closely with the security agencies to arrest owners and managers 88

February 20, 2018 4:56 PM Nana Addo launches 10-year cashew development plan

President Nana Akufo-Addo has launched a 10-year cashew development plan with a promise to give the country’s agric sector a further boost. The President said this plan seeks to improve research methods, introduce appropriate production and processing technologies, as well as develop marketing strategies along the cashew production value chain. The production 93

February 19, 2018 5:04 PM Petroleum Commission halts fast paced contract approvals

The Petroleum Commission has warned that it will not approve any petroleum contract that does not fulfill the three months’ mandatory notice ahead of its implementation. The caution follows what the Commission describes as the abuse of the law by oil companies. According to the CEO of the Petroleum Commission, Egbert Faibille, the issue also prevents 76

February 19, 2018 3:50 PM Alleged unwholesome palm oil not from Ghana – FDA

Ghana’s Food and Drugs Authority [FDA], has explained that, the supposed unwholesome palm oil brands alleged to have been seized in Switzerland for containing contain Sudan dyes, are not Ghanaian products. The FDA assured the public that it has put together regulatory measures to ensure the wholesomeness of palm oil sold on the Ghanaian market. In a statement 79

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 124

February 16, 2018 4:41 PM Hearts will struggle if my debts are not paid- Dong Bortey

Hearts of Oak legend Bernard Dong Bortey says the club will either never win the Ghana Premier League or struggle to survive relegation if they do not pay his an amount of GH¢7,000 they owe him. According to the 35 year old, the bonuses stretch as far back as 2004 where he helped Hearts to win the first edition of the CAF Confederation Cup. The player 89

February 16, 2018 8:44 AM Akufo-Addo congratulates SA’s new President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Akufo-Addo has congratulated South Africa’s new President, Cyril Ramaphosa. He said Ramaphosa’s election is “well-deserved” and “a vindication of the trust and confidence reposed in you by the Members of the Parliament of South Africa, and by your great party, the African National Congress (ANC).” Akufo-Addo said he was hopeful of a close working 64