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September 29, 2017 1:21 PM VIDEO: "Obour Is Using Musicians Money On His Family Abroad"-Akoo Nana

Hiplife artiste Akoo Nana born William Ato Ankrah has accused current President of the Musician Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Obour of corruption. Akoo Nana who is a member of MUSIGA has lashed out at President Obour, accusing him of spending the union’s money lavishly on his families abroad among other serious allegations. He accused Obour and his administration 93

September 25, 2017 2:00 AM Communications Ministry hosts Tech in Ghana Conference

The Ministry of Communications and AB2020, which connects and highlights investors, businesses, and entrepreneurs operating in Ghana and Africa, will jointly host the Tech in Ghana Conference at the Accra Digital Centre from November 21-22. A statement issued by the Ministry of Communications and copied to the Ghana News Agency said following the success 54

September 22, 2017 11:41 AM Uber loses its licence to operate in London

Uber will not be issued a new private hire licence, Transport for London (TfL) has said. TfL concluded the ride-hailing app firm was not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence. Uber’s approach and conduct demonstrated a lack of corporate responsibility which could have potential public safety and security implications, it said. Some 3.5 million 12

September 12, 2017 8:54 AM James Corden and Tom Hanks join forces for ‘Carpool Karaoke’ skit

James Corden and Tom Hanks have joined forces for a new edition of Carpool Karaoke that sees the pair belting out classic tunes in a yellow school bus. The skit saw the pair belting out songs including Kim Wilde’s ‘Kids in America’ and featured on XQ: The Super School Project, an hour long special to support America’s education system. In the brief segment 86

August 28, 2017 12:34 AM Uber picks Expedia head Dara Khosrowshahi as its new CEO

Khosrowshahi beat out HPE CEO Meg Whitman and GE chairman Jeff Immelt Uber’s board of directors has picked Dara Khosrowshahi to be the company’s next CEO, according to Recode and the New York Times, filling the spot that was vacated by Travis Kalanick back in June. Khosrowshahi comes from Expedia where he has been CEO since 2005. The board voted throughout 89

August 16, 2017 9:42 PM Kenyan Democracy’s Missed Opportunity

Last Tuesday, Nairobi felt like a city awaiting the apocalypse. Streets normally clogged with traffic were eerily quiet. Grocery-store shelves had been largely emptied of supplies. Anxious wealthy residents booked flights out of town, conveniently scheduling their summer vacations to avoid the chaos of a Kenyan national election. The Chinese government 193

August 11, 2017 8:40 PM Weekend Roundup: Democracy’s Faltering Steps In Africa

Elections in Rwanda and Kenya yield mixed results. In South Africa, cronyism wins the day. The first two weeks of August have been big ones for Africa. Rwanda and Kenya held elections, and South African President Jacob Zuma survived yet another no-confidence vote in parliament. In Rwanda, President Paul Kagame was returned to power for a third term. Despite 32

August 8, 2017 5:37 AM Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

(Reuters) - Internet giant Google has fired the male engineer at the center of an uproar in Silicon Valley over the past week after he authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality in the tech industry. James Damore, the engineer who wrote the memo, confirmed his dismissal, saying in an email to Reuters on Monday 68

July 21, 2017 2:16 PM Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 Launch OFFICIALLY CONFIRMED: August 23 @ €999

We knew it was coming, but it’s always good to hear it direct from the horse’s mouth Samsung may have just leaked, or possibly teased, the Galaxy Note 8, while tipsters reveal that the phone will ship inside September. The Twitter account of Samsung's Exynos processor division posted an image showing "a processor to create infinte possiblities" with the little 83

July 20, 2017 4:16 AM Is Facebook’s Subscription Based News Service Bad for the Publishing Industry?

In an attempt to ostensibly save the news industry, Facebook will be launching a subscription-based news service in October. The master plan will pave the way for content publishers to create a paywall on Facebook for access to their content. It is also hoped that the new incentive will bring back the much-needed credibility to traditional news sites 78