KNUST SRC launches initiative to support needy students with free food

Needy students at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Know-how () can now heave a sigh of reduction as the Students Agent Council (SRC) has instituted a policy to assistance present needy learners on the college campus with free meals merchandise.

The initiative, which is a brainchild of the Women’s Commission of the SRC, is aimed at focusing on in excess of a thousand needy learners.

According to the SRC Women’s Commissioner, Sandra Esinam Sosu-Dees, they have noticed that some college students encounter critical economic challenges and as a final result, the intervention will considerably enhance their problems.

“During my time period, I fulfilled a couple of females who were in dire want of just food items items. There was a unique lady who is tremendous content when she is presented GH₵2 a day just to invest in beans. I asked myself that if she doesn’t get anyone who will give her this volume of cash, how significantly will she go if she is hungry?  The plan then arrived up to begin a food lender which will be a storeroom stocked with meals goods. Learners can just wander in to get something to maintain by themselves all over the day,” she claimed.

Sandra Esinam Sosu-Dees mentioned that as component of measures to be certain that deserving learners are given the foods goods and also to make sure continuity even immediately after the present-day SRC Executives depart business, the University’s counselling division and the business of the Dean of Learners have been involved in its implementation.

Talking all through a shorter ceremony to launch the initiative, the Vice-Chancellor of KNUST, Prof. Kwasi Obiri-Danso indicated that the administration of the College will dedicate sources to make the food items financial institution absolutely operational to support needier pupils.

“For my college students to consider about the needy between them and to individually and collectively go spherical soliciting for meals things for college students that are unable to manage even a sq. food in a day is a thing that I am very appreciative of. Management needs to assist their hard work. We also want to toss in as several food stuff merchandise that we can locate on our possess and as management to also aid this venture. In the coming days, I am positive we will get the foodstuff bank completely filled for the profit of the several that simply cannot afford to pay for a sq. meal,” he stated.

Some pupils in an interview with Citi Information lauded the SRC for the initiative.

“I believe the food financial institution is a quite great initiative searching at the current problem we locate ourselves in wherever persons can barely find the money for a few sq. meals. I believe the food stuff lender is a necessity for us all,” 1 university student said.

“I did not anticipate it to be this huge. I am so delighted for the reason that it is likely to support needy learners on campus,” an additional additional.

Edward Oppong Marfo | | Ghana

Adwoa Safo launches Foundation, promises to build nursing home in each region

The vast majority Chief in Parliament, Sarah Safo, has released a that aims at empowering the vulnerable in the culture, especially, gals and little ones living with disability to know their dreams.

Dubbed ‘Adwoa Safo Foundation’, the initiative strives to decrease inequality in the society as staying by championed by the United Nations with regards to Intention 10 of its Sustainable Improvement Targets (SDGs).

To make excellent effects in the culture, the Basis guarantees to develop a residence in every of the 16 areas of the country when making certain that youngsters dwelling with a disability are integrated into the usual educational facilities to ensure that they are well created just like their peers.

Speaking at the launch of the Foundation at a ceremony held in Accra on , October 11, 2019, Hon. Sarah Adwoa Safo claimed “Today heralds a new day and beginning. Expanding up as a minor girl, I viewed my father treatment for the disabled, needy, less privileged and refugees in the modern society. I am adhering to his footsteps”.

The activities of the Foundation, she stated will not be limited only in Accra as it strategies to also concentration on figuring out youthful girls and females to incubate their enterprises and or organizations to make sure its growth in what ever way or variety.

“The Basis is not concentrating its pursuits only in Accra. We will be on the lookout at all the 16 regions. One point that has constantly been my dream is to continue on the superior work of my father who has been a humanitarian and philanthropist for so lots of a long time. Now the technological element of his lifetime is using the glow but he begun off as a farmer and a humanitarian. He did not conclusion there and he did not limit himself to only Accra and so we will not prohibit ourselves to only Accra. We want to make at the very least one particular nursing household in every single area to just take of our aged mothers who thanks to biological alterations that come alongside previous age are normally referred to as witches or they are mad or that and so are secluded from modern society and also for the disabled little ones or young children dwelling with a disability. We want to be their voice that they ought to be built-in into our standard faculties as usual small children. This problem of stigma and maintaining them in exclusive colleges, I believe that they also have the right and exploration has shown that when they are allowed to combine into the typical educational facilities, they even create better and sense an integrated part of typical children”, she defined.

In his welcome deal with, the Task Coordinator at the Adwoa Safo Foundation, Nana Dubeng Kwapong, exposed that the Foundation is the commencing of a new long term for the needy, girls and the less privileged in the culture.
“This Basis was built to guide persons dwelling with disabilities, needy but outstanding young children and women of all ages accomplish their goals. We simply cannot do it all as a result we are wanting forward to this fantastic partnership to Corporations, CSOs among others”, he mentioned

The Countrywide Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NNP), Freddie Blay who was a exclusive visitor lauded the initiative by the Administration and Board of Trustees of the Adwoa Safo Foundation.

He reported “This is considerate of her. Lots of have turned their backs to men and women with disabilities. If Adwoa feels, these exclusive individuals have to have exclusive notice, we have to guidance the deserving course”.

Mr. Freddie Blay pledged to aid the Basis and elevate folks with disabilities in culture. He, hence, donated an amount of money of GH₵20,000 to guidance the do the job of the Foundation.

Jasmine Seyram Launches ‘The Jazmyn Foundation’ To Alleviate Lives Of The Disparaged & Marginalized In Society

On Oct 11, 2019, at the Silverstar Tower Incubator, Ghanaian design Jasmine Seyram outdoored her new warm-hearted child christened The Jazmyn Basis.

The Jazmyn Foundation by means of its founder and leader Jasmine Seyram declared the readiness to address and go to to most marginalized people today across the duration and breadth of the state. Data provided by the foundation in the course of the start uncovered staggering data of about twenty for every cent of ladies and kids suffering and subjected to tyrannizing and inhuman treatment plans in 1 way or the other on a normal foundation.

Also, the escalating charge of maternal motility of 164 for each 100,000 dwell birth, undernourishment and baby trafficking have all contributed in the choice to set up the basis to get to out to ladies and youngsters in deprived regions in the major cities by way of mass media publication, marketing and awareness creation, all those in the rural places won’t be left out possibly as The Jazmyn Foundation options to visit and provide progressive remedies.

In her speech at the launch, the Jasmine Seyram explained, ”Supplying a aiding hand to increase the top quality of everyday living of the disparaged, marginalized and oppressed women of all ages and children in the modern society, is the organizational target of the Jazmyn Foundation”.

The basis is searching ahead to partnering with humanitarian and support group these kinds of as The United Nations Children’s Fund, Youngster Legal rights Worldwide and other individuals to make and raise the essential money for the profitable execution of the planned tasks in the present and foreseeable future.

Moreover, the Jazmyn Foundation looks to offer guidance in breast most cancers screening and sensitization, producing recognition on children trafficking and kidnapping, maternal mortality interventions, night time educational facilities for illiterate females, cervical cancer awareness and control plans, and various other societal difficulties that ladies and kids are confronted with.

The start was attended by Ghanaian media government and party organizer, Bola Ray, regarded in personal existence as Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi, and other influential Ghanaian personalities, who joined Jasmine Seyram to officially slice the cake.

Jasmine Seyram ‘The Jazmyn Foundation’ To Reduce Life Of The Disparaged & Marginalized In Modern society

Uber launches boat service in Nigeria’s megacity Lagos

A boat is seen at the five cowries terminal as Uber launches boat service in Lagos, Nigeria October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja
A boat is viewed at the five cowries terminal as Uber boat assistance in Lagos, Nigeria October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja

Global journey-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] on Friday launched a pilot exam of a boat services in Nigeria’s industrial money Lagos to catch the attention of commuters trying to find to stay away from the megacity’s notoriously congested streets.

The United Nations predicts that Nigeria’s inhabitants will additional than double to 400 million by 2050, which would make it the 3rd most populous state in the after China and India.

The combination of inhabitants advancement and congestion has produced Nigeria, and extra broadly West Africa, interesting to foreign transportation firms.

Uber’s main small business officer instructed Reuters in June the corporation prepared to start the provider to have vacationers in the Lagos megacity of all around 20 million persons that is crafted on a lagoon.

The waterway assistance, UberBOAT, is operated in partnership with nearby boat operator Texas Link Ferries and the Lagos Point out Waterways Authority (LASWA), explained the trip-hailing organization.

“This is aimed at supplying commuters with an easy and very affordable way to get in and out of the city’s company districts,” Uber stated in a statement.

The pilot period will run on weekdays from 0700 GMT to 1600 GMT on a preset route amongst two areas in the metropolis.

Travellers will be charged a flat fare of 500 naira ($1.39) per excursion, compared with about 300 naira by minibus for a very similar journey in the commercial hub of the West African country where most people live on considerably less than $2 a working day.

At a push convention on Friday, Uber officers explained there would be four outings a working day, carrying up to 35 people today on a boat, in the course of the two-7 days pilot.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos condition, explained the Uber boat , and the use of waterways in general, have been component of a raft of initiatives aimed at easing congestion that incorporate a application of street repairs.

“We want ferries that carry 60 to 80 people,” he explained, referring to his hopes for the long term use of waterways, on Thursday at a discussion board with organizations.

Uber’s boat initiative follows a variety of motorbike ride-hailing corporations that have targeted West Africa as an space for enlargement in the last few months.

Technological know-how large Google also released a new feature in July that allows Nigerians to hear vacation advice in a regional voice on Google Maps. One more aspect permits end users in Lagos to search for directions from “informal transit” services, this sort of as non-public minibuses.

Resource: Reuters

Ghana Launches First Architecture and Design Festival

has launched its initial Architecture and competition. The nationwide sequence of situations which takes location in November, will characteristic exhibitions, workshops, open up homes, tours, installations and panel discussions.

Built to give attendees an experiential and interactive standpoint of architecture and design in Ghana, the competition will carry alongside one another about 100 of Ghana’s greatest architects, architectural firms, interior designers and decorators.

Before this calendar year, the Globe Bank and the Global Monetary Fund (IMF) named Ghana one particular of the speediest rising economies in the environment. With development arrives infrastructure, so it is no surprise that Ghana’s true estate, architectural and design landscape has viewed tremendous development accompanying the announcement.

Having said that, the place however battles with a housing deficit of two million housing models, which, in accordance to the Minister for Operates and Housing – Mr Samuel Atta Akyea, would take 10 years to bridge.

In light of this, the topic for the competition this yr is ‘Living Spaces’ and seeks to highlight assignments, ideas and alternate creating resources by Ghanaian and set up architects toward a answer to economical housing.

‘It is our hope that by means of the pageant, we will unearth styles, principles and substitutes for the common brick and mortar buildings which are high priced and unfriendly to our ecosystem. We intend to add to a reduction in the deficit by showcasing housing answers that can be produced and implemented immediately while getting aesthetic, practical and reasonably priced for the typical Ghanaian’, stated Emelia Ainooson, the Managing Director of Brandson, organizers of the festival.

The festival, which is also an academic initiative, will host a workshop in conjunction with She Improve It (SGI), LLC. to teach individuals about leveraging their existing property to create added funding for entrepreneurial endeavours.

The Ghana Architecture and Style and design Competition is supported by the Institute of Architects and the Inside Designers and Decorators Ghana.

NCCE launches campaign on Referendum in North East Region

Rashid Mbugri, GNA

Nalerigu (NE/R),
Oct. 9, GNA – The Countrywide Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has introduced a
community sensitization and awareness campaign in the East Region on the
District Amount (DLEs) and for the Modification of Post 55 (3)
of the 1992 Constitution.

This was to educate
and encourage citizens in the Region to actively participate in the method
slated for December 17, 2019.

The event was
attended by regular rulers, spiritual leaders, civil society organisations,
Individuals with Disability, youth teams, and political parties amid some others.

Mr Kojo Tito, the
Secretary to the NCCE, mentioned Post 55 (3) of the 1992 Constitution gave the
President the mandate to appoint metropolitan, municipal and district main executives
(MMDCEs) with two-third bulk acceptance from the assembly.

That, he mentioned,
wanted to be amended to improve inclusive democratic governance and
transformational improvement.

He additional that
Write-up 55 (3) was an entrenched clause and could only be amended with public
approval in a national referendum.

He stated the NCCE
performed a investigation in 2014, which discovered that greater part of the citizenry
preferred that MMDCEs had been elected, hence the 

Mr Tito mentioned DLEs
and the Referendum would require citizens to vote on 3 difficulties the election
of Unit Committee customers, Assembly associates and to Vote “Indeed” or
“No” for the participation of political parties in the election of

He mentioned at minimum 40
for every cent or a lot more out of the total registered voters should flip out to vote, out
of which 75 for each cent or more will have to vote in favour of the Referendum.

He, consequently,
inspired the electorates to arrive out in their quantities to vote on the salted
date to propel sustainable development in their respective areas.

Mr Chimsi Musah,
the Deputy Director at the North East Regional Co-ordinating Council, who
introduced the marketing campaign, claimed govt was fully commited to deepening the
decentralisation approach by offering citizens the likelihood to decide on the
modification of the Constitution by way of the Referendum.

Alhaji Abdul Razak
Saani, the Northern Regional Director of the NCCE, urged contributors to
educate other folks in and exterior their communities on the will need to actively
participate in approach.

Mr Abudu
Abdul-Ganiyu, the Head of Coaching at the Countrywide Identification Authority
(NIA), advised all citizens to sign-up for their Playing cards as it would be
useful in so lots of strategies.

The individuals
acknowledged the relevance of the Referendum and urged all citizens to vote
“Yes” for the participation of political get-togethers in the elections of MMDCEs.


GFA Elections: George Afriyie launches manifesto in Sunyani

Sports News of Saturday, 5 October 2019


MAN LAUGFA Presidential hopeful, George

GFA Presidential hopeful, George Afriyie, launched his campaign manifesto in Sunyani on Saturday at a ceremony held at the Eusbett Hotel.

The campaign manifesto dubbed “Restoration” was described by Afriyie as the blueprint to provide back the glory of the regional game immediately after several years of becoming in disrepair.

The celebration was attended by main footballing personalities in Ghana and some other hopefuls for the posture of GFA President which includes Kurt , Govt Chairman of Dreams FC.

Even though other candidates selected to announce their designs and the guiding files in Accra, Afriyie chose the funds of the Bono as the for the launch for his options for Ghana football and he discussed his conclusion at the launch.

He claimed that area held the most significant constituency in Ghana football and so, it was suitable for him to communicate to the heart of Ghana football and condition what he would do to make the activity a greater a single for all stakeholders.

What is in the manifesto?

The 32-webpage manifesto mentioned that a George Afriyie-led GFA would:

“To establish a very well-outlined profession pathway anchored in transparency for all in the pursuit of excellence within Ghana soccer. A pathway ignoring exclusivity, embracing diversity and encouraging inclusivity.”

The manifesto mentioned that essential subjects like club licensing, administration and administrative issues, security, governance, countrywide groups and media.

The doc also highlighted how an Afriyie-led administration would fund its quite a few tasks and in that regard, Afriyie said that he would place with each other an “Organisation of Ghana Football Fair” to support golf equipment and corporate entities satisfy to see how they can build meaningful and useful relations for the betterment of Ghana soccer.

What is following?

With the campaign manifesto released, Afriyie and his workforce are anticipated to go round the nation and try out to convince the 120 delegates who will vote on October 25 to give their help and votes for him to turn into the upcoming GFA President.

Sandra Amezah Launches ‘Prevail’ Book On October 27

writer, pastor, musician, entrepreneur, and existence coach, Rev. Mrs. T.
Amezah is gearing up to launch her e book ‘Prevail’ and also host the ‘Prevail

The Prevail e book launch and meeting is scheduled to take put at LBC Auditorium, UPSA Campus in Accra on Sunday, October 27, 2019.

Patrons are
predicted to throng the venue by 3:00 PM for the occasion to commence.

 Speakers and supporters include Writer Ralph Antwi, Prophet Bernard ElBenard, Cynthia Bannerman, Mary Ansah, Becky Bonney, Tony Kay and many others.

Rev A. S.
Talata has been a to numerous females she is a Christian theologian who
spent virtually a ten years of her everyday living at the seminary prior to going into entire time
. She is a people today-driven chief who seeks to carry men and women to the preserving
know-how of Jesus Christ and also people today to reside a purpose pushed.

She is the
founding president of A. S. Talata Ministries (STAM), Prevailing Christian
Females (PCL) and also launched the Internal Court docket Prayer Ministry (ICPM).

Talata holds
a Certificate in Ministry, Diploma in Theology, Bachelor’s Degree and a Masters
in Theology all from the Trinity Theological Seminary in Ghana. She commenced her
full time ministry correct immediately after her Masters degree.

She has an
apostolic grace and her ministry is characterised with signals and wonders amidst
singing, educating, evangelism and prophetic ministrations.

Sandra is a
happily married spouse and a mother.

GOtv launches IAAF World Championship pop-up channel

GOtv MAX subscribers will be part of in on the 17th version of the athletics motion, when the 2019 IAAF Globe Championships is held at Khalifa Worldwide Stadium aka Nationwide stadium in Doha, Qatar. The IAAF Entire Pop Up will be built available to GOtv MAX buyers from right now, 26th September until Sunday, 6th October 2019 on 137.

GOtv MAX subscribers get the privilege of viewing Africa’s athletics, from Ghana, Ethiopia, Kenya and amongst many others who will be competing for glory in Doha, Qatar.  Muktar Edris will be current to defend and secure his 5000m title, while Almaz Ayana will aim to attain her 10,000m title. The winner of the 3000m steeplechase at the IAAF Diamond League ultimate in Brussels, Getnet Wale, will also attribute on the workforce.

Ghana’s male and woman relay groups, will be at the 2019 World Athletics Championship in Doha, Qatar. The pop-up channel will also provide subscribers with obtain to perspective globe leaders these kinds of as Samuel Tefera, Selemon Barega, Telahun Haile, Hagos Gebrhiwet and Letesenbet Gidey. Yomif Kejelcha and Genzebe Dibaba who are globe history-holders in their respective disicplines.

The IAAF World Championship Pop Up channel will be obtainable from Thursday, 26th September till Sunday, 6th Oct 2019 on GOtv channel 37.

Subscribers can just take advantage of the GOtvStepUp provide to up grade or renew on GOtv MAX package deal by paying a lowered rate of GHs50. The present runs till 31st October, 2019.


GFA Elections: Kurt Okraku launches manifesto

Dreams FC president Kurt is persuaded he is the ideal guy to direct football out of what he suggests is the oblivion it has sunk into since the airing of the Selection 12 documentary that introduced an end to Kwesi Nyantakyi’s time as GFA president.

Mr. Okraku was 1 of the members of the Government Committee at the time, but at the start of his manifesto in , he manufactured no mention of his previous manager.

In its place, he laid out in eloquent conditions what was improper with Ghana football and how he is the man to correct it by concentrating on four important areas.

“My vision for the revival of football in Ghana is to ignite enthusiasm and build wealth for all of us.” he claimed.

“This vision is anchored on 4 thematic  places. We are speaking about rebuilding rely on for all and restoring the impression and status of the Ghana Soccer Affiliation.

“Uniting the football loved ones at the rear of the shared values of transparency, accountability, and the prudent administration and auditing of funds. Complete utilization of very best tactics in great corporate governance and most importantly the advertising of gender fairness.”

The manifesto launch was Mr. Okraku’s way of stating his credentials and quite a few of his strengths.

He proposed a few cash which includes a medical fund to take care of wounded gamers and reported monies received from globe cups would be unfold close to for the excellent of the sport.

The Desires FC operator would like to make educational facilities soccer central to juvenile football growth.

While addressing journalists, some Dreams FC gamers and other club officers, he also reminded anyone why the elections irrespective of who wins would be considerable for the progression of Ghana soccer.

“Our industry needs Kurt. Our industry needs George [Afriyie]. Our field demands [Osei] Palmer. Our business requires Nana Amponsah, Amanda Clinton and Fred Pappoe,” he continued.

“Why must we be fighting amid ourselves? Over and above 25th there would be everyday living. I have to have everyone to be on board and which is why we have to engage in this game reasonably, and clean up.”

Mr. Okraku’s manifesto has established the stage for what is sure to be an intriguing one month. It would also enrich a contest that would be made the decision by much less than 150 but with enormous ramifications for an overall country’s heartbeat football.

By Thierry Nyann||Ghana

Adinkra Republic Launches Luxury Sock Line In Ghana

Luxurious menswear and accessory line, Adinkra , in with the outdooring

of their premium line of culturally impressed men’s socks.The essence of Adinkra Republic is impressed by the heritage-loaded, Adinkra symbols. The designers have created a products assortment that evokes emotions and strides of royalty.

Right after a effective start and uptake in the United States, and sizeable need to source and outfit his homeland, Mr Agyeman Senkyire, Founder of Adinkra Republic, felt it was time and very well in the approach to launch the manufacturer here in Ghana.

The founder and members of his workforce highlighted the brand’s vision which is to share with the planet the wealthy and deep roots of knowledge by incorporating the Adinkra symbols into their each day lives.

“The Adinkra symbols categorical numerous themes that relate to the background, beliefs and philosophy of the Ashanti tribe. They mostly have prosperous proverbial meanings considering that proverbs engage in an important role in the Ashanti tradition. The use of Proverbs is thought of a mark of wisdom… and we favored that.”

“Each pair of Adinkra Republic socks is built with an clarification of the symbols in an inspirational estimate that reminds you to continue to be accurate to the symbol’s real definition. We differentiate ourselves by bringing you colourful structure products, with the maximum top quality, creative imagination and craftsmanship.”

Our socks incorporate convenience, top quality and , with lively layouts. Adinkra Republic capabilities wide ranging layouts inspired by the Adinkra Symbols.

The VIP start event took area on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 and was attended by a host of vogue influencers, business leaders, musicians and media staff. In the cozy cove of La Villa Boutique Hotel, guests had been handled to a royal welcome by a functional cultural troupe and dazzled with a dynamic acrobatics display by gymnasts donning the Adinkra Republic socks.

Attendees were gifted some of the high quality generated, vibrant socks which carried depth of just about every image utilized. Amidst discussions, cocktails and canapés, they also appreciated an further discount on all purchases via the evening.

Adinkra Republic socks are obtainable for purchase via their web-site and by immediate buy by using social media or calling their Ghana functions line on 0558757137.

For a lot more specifics, visit

Sarkodie Launches 2019 Rapperholic Concert, Breaks Silence On 2019 BET HipHop Awards Nomination

Prolific Ghanaian rapper, Michael Owusu Addo, commonly recognized as has launched the 2019 version of the ‘ ’.

This year’s version of the function will just take location at the Grand Arena inside AICC on December 25.

Addressing the Ghanaian media on how much preparations have gone, the organizers uncovered issues by patrons have been taken into consideration and they are anticipating a prosperous and nicely-arranged celebration.

According to them, all technological challenges will also be addressed this time all over.

They disclosed that preparations are going steadily—so lovers and patrons ought to wait around for this day that they would never ever neglect.

Angel City, the manager of Sarkodie emphasized their willingness to do their setup early so that they can allow function-goers enter as early as attainable.

He stressed that picking a new venue is a person of the approaches to serve the lovers and patrons well.

For his element, Sarkodie reiterated the enjoy he has for his enthusiasts and new music enthusiasts.

He added that it is often a delight to serve them with his talent.
Commenting on his 2019 Bet Awards Nomination, Sarkodie stated that it was a fantastic emotion for him to achieve this.

In accordance to him, his movement is his strengthen—and he is not stunned that he is getting global recognition day following working day.

Look at the comprehensive online video of the ‘Rapperholic Concert’ launch covered by under.

TV3 Launches Mentor 8, Here Are Dates For Auditions

Television3 has introduced the eighth version of its songs reality demonstrate dubbed Mentor.

For the duration of a push start in on Friday, September 13, 2019, which was attended by, the organizers certain their readiness to make the new mentor a memorable 1.

“Forms can be downloaded or fill on our website…Mentor will begin thoroughly 8 PM just soon after GMB finishes. It will begin in just about every November. We have a extended journey, we will need to do across the …we have Tamale, Takoradi, Kumasi and Accra. These are the centres but persons can come from all corners of the nation,” they introduced.

The organizers had been hopeful that the event will be pretty aggressive. 

“We have performed a lot of research and for the reason that we are the pacesetters, we have set up a price tag tag of a two-bedroom household,” they discovered.

Northern sector auditions will be held on 9th Oct 2019 at Radach Lodge in Tamale, Center Belt auditions on 11th Oct 2019 at Television3’s Premises in Asokwa-Kumasi, South-Western auditions on 16th 2019 at Connect FM in Takoradi when South-Jap auditions will arrive off on 18-19th 2019 at Tv set3’s government theatre situated at Adesawey-Kanda in Accra.

The organizers explained that audition varieties can be downloaded from and can be submitted via before 5th Oct 2019.

Other fascinated get-togethers can also decide on their sorts at the above-talked about audition venues when the time is because of.

New Taxi Ride, Swift-Wheels Launches On Friday

A new taxi experience-hailing services, -Wheels is in and on Friday, September 13 2019.

Swift Wheels is a tech company which provides on-need journey-hailing services in the mobility and transport marketplace. Established in 2017, Swift Wheels is listed here to address the challenges of commuters in Ghana with its mobile application on both Android and iOS platforms and a world-wide-web software to connect commuters to cab companies. The Swift-Wheel software package necessitates people to entry the company as a result of smartphone but with distinctive applications for the equally motorists and riders on Google Playstore or Apple Appstore as Swift- Wheels Affiliate and Swift-Wheels respectively.  

Riders basically obtain the Swift-Wheels cellular App and signal up with at least 30 seconds. With this finished, a rider will be linked to a nearby cab based on request. 

What differentiates Swift-Wheels from its competitors is the flexibility for riders and motorists to commute and connect with every other especially with its PaddyRide hence saving charge for the Rider, who can comprehensive a trip with as very little as GH  1.70You just cannot reach an fantastic experience with these a restricted funds except you use the Swift-Wheels service to manage you a single thing: Excellence in Movement!

With safety central to the core values of the enterprise, Swift-Wheels makes sure that drivers who sign up onto the platform have valid drivers license and motor vehicle has been insured comprehensively. Our consumers services personnel are committed to help address consumers challenges with the provider and ideal actions meted out on the motorists nevertheless, right until driver is identified guilty after investigation into the incident.

In a bid to current its riders with exceptional companies, Swift-Wheels to provide 3 values: Advantage, expense and time preserving with a few solutions particularly

SwiftGo: This is the essential provider which connects cabs to commuters in the cities. 

 RideWithMe: The driver in this context could be company workers who intend to conserve dollars by sharing their rides with other buyers on the Swift Wheels platform. This rider and driver (car homeowners) share the same route thus will become inexpensive for both buyers.

Paddy Journey: This service is substantially versatile in its delivery riders can link with other riders with the identical spot and/or route to share value as with carpooling. Paddy Trip expenditures comparatively reduced as in comparison to “Ride with me” and “SwiftGo” since riders share the cost of the cumulative journey depending on the time and distance a rider lasts during the journey.

This engineering pushed technique to resolving the a variety of worries in the transport field by delivering a cost productive, transparent billing, time preserving and safer transportation resolution in Ghana and other African marketplaces. To obtain the vision of the organization, which seeks to create a total knowledge of earth course transportation and delivery provider for all people. 

For now, the company operates in the towns of  and projected to scale to other metropolitan areas in Ghana and the subregion. 

Finance Minister Launches 2019 Farmers Day

Ken Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has introduced the 2019 version of the countrywide day celebration.

This year’s celebration, the 35th of its kind, would be held in Ho, the Volta Regional Capital.

Farmers from the remaining 15 regions would take part in the celebration in December.

The 2019 celebration is below the concept: ‘Enhancing Compact Scale Agriculture To Agribusiness Progress.’

The celebration would be utilized to award farmers and fisher folks who have labored tirelessly to lead the growth of the Ghanaian overall economy.

Speaking at the start on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 in Accra, Mr. Ofori-Atta noticed that farmers and fisher folks have been the backbone of the Ghanaian overall economy.

He stated Government would carry on to do the job really hard to safeguard agriculture.

According to him, has the prospective to create food to offer the complete of West Africa and nevertheless have surplus for exports.

But that, he stated, could only be achieved via innovative indicates these kinds of as the flagship Planting for Food stuff and Careers (PFJ).

He reported above the last two and 50 % years, Govt has invested an quantity of $1.4 billion into the PFJ scheme.

As a result of tough work, according to him, the New Patriotic Party’s administration has been equipped to maximize development from 3.6 p.c in 2016 to 6.1 % in 2018.

That notwithstanding, he stated, Federal government regarded that Ghanaian farmers and fisher individuals still had some difficulties that necessary to be resolved, introducing that Govt sees agriculture as a catalyst for economic progress.

He charged the national scheduling committee of this year’s award to come up with innovative pa

Minister of Foods and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Akoto, discussed that “…the Governing administration of H.E. Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo proceeds to prioritize agriculture and reveal a agency commitment to the
enhancement of the sector.

“This grew to become obvious within the
initially 6 months of the stewardship of the President when he introduced the Planting for Food items and Work at
Goaso, now the Regional funds of the freshly made Ahafo
Region,” he added.

He mentioned that the action by the President, signaled the dawn of
a new era of Ghana’s Agriculture, soon after a time period of decline and uncertainty.

He said Authorities would carry on to invest in agriculture.

BY Melvin Tarlue

Railway Ministry Launches Dialogue Series

The of Railways Development has formally launched a sequence to have interaction with the public on the enhancement of the sector.

The maiden edition of the collection was held at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel on Friday, 6th of September, 2019 to make a broader platform for the ministry and its stakeholders and go over difficulties pertaining to the enhancement of the sector.

Talking on the concept for the debut dialogue ‘The rail sector as a catalyst for expansion the part of station space growth and other linked infrastructure,’ the minister established that President Akufo-Addo has prioritised the railway sector to serve as a catalyst for the industrialization and socio-financial development of .

In his keynote deal with, the main speaker of the dialogue, Prof Cornelius Nuworsoo, spoke on some developmental initiatives other countries this kind of as Japan, Washington DC amongst other people had adopted to produce their railway sector.

He was of the belief that Ghana could also achieve that level if a several ideas ended up taken into thing to consider.

 “A very well prepared rail network and station spot growth can result in a favourable impression on the local community like consolidation of economic activity and over-all improvement of financial health”, Prof Nuworsoo mentioned.

“In Ghana, the funding of national rail community is only the beginning” he explained.

He emphasised that there was more to do to harness the railway sector’s opportunity for a sturdy financial growth.

Talking on the heritage and objectives of the ministry, Joe Ghartey said that, the ministry of railways enhancement was set up in 2017 and tasked with the duty of guaranteeing the rapid improvement of the contemporary railway community.

The ministry is also mandated to ensure the progress and formulation of guidelines, plans and programs to tutorial the enhancement of the sector for the motion of passengers and goods, aid trade, industrial advancement.

Since its inception in 2017, the ministry jointly with the sector agencies the Ghana railway progress authority and the Ghana railway organization minimal have taken phase to re-produce and revamp the railway sector as per its mandate.

Acquiring a modern day railway community according to the minister is a person of the legacies the president hopes to leave for his successor following his tenure.

Existing at the dialogue was Andy Appiah-Kubi, the deputy minister for railways growth and Adelaide Benneh, board chair of the Ghana Railway Authority.

BY Melvin Tarlue

Minister launches Monthly Railway Dialogue

Eunice Hilda Ampomah, GNA

Accra, Sept. 8, GNA – Mr Joe Ghartey, the
of Railways Advancement, has released a Monthly Dialogue to
interact with stakeholders on the way forward of the railway transportation technique.

He stated the Dialogue was to make certain that
stakeholders actively participated in the enhancement method of the sector.

The Minister mentioned the railway sector, when
prioritized, could deliver adequate profits for the condition and contribute to
nationwide development.

He explained an total of 440 million dollars
experienced, for that reason, been invested into the 99-kilometre Tema-Mpakadan railway
project, which would make far more than triple the volume of its value as
earnings for the condition.

Professor Cornelius Nuworsoo of the
Transportation Scheduling at California Polytechnic, United States of The us,
who spoke on “The Rail Sector as a Catalyst for Expansion: the Part of Station
Spot Progress and Other Linked Infrastructure,” reported rail transportation
enhanced efficiency and effectiveness, facilitated human action, and promoted
growth and development.

He reported a railway network was 1 of the
most adaptable and most inexpensive suggests of transportation in terms of goods carriage,
adding that it was 10 instances more cost-effective than transporting items with truck.

“It is 2.5 moments less expensive than on-drinking water
transportation program and 100 instances less expensive than transportation by air,” he stated.

Prof. Nuworsoo stated analysis experienced revealed that
streets accounted for 95 for every cent of passenger targeted visitors in and the greatest
selection was the rail program simply because it was far more inexpensive, specially when
transporting cumbersome and significant products.

Developing a productive railway sector would
strengthen the intermodal connections program of transporting items conveniently
between areas and neighborhood areas and greatly enhance inter-town or passenger transportation.

An additional profit, Prof Nuworsu reported, was the
“Physical Look,” which authorized the creation of lively actions and
integration of lands about rail stations into utilizes this kind of as household
developments, retail outlets, and cultural exercise.

“A produced rail station area will boost
financial activities to crank out revenue for the state and investing in it could
drastically cut down the negative environmental impacts equally regionally and


Chicken Inn launches new ‘Hot & Crispy’ flavour

Provider Restaurant Team, Simbisa Brands ,  operators of Rooster Inn, has released a new chicken named ‘Hot & Crispy’.

The official start took place at the Rooster Inn outlet at the Achimota Retail Centre in which celebs and social media influencers received the possibility to taste the ‘Hot & Crispy’ chicken .

Awo Twumasi, Marketing Officer for Simbisa Models Ghana referred to as on Ghanaians to take a look at the numerous branches of Rooster Inn to check out the new flavour.

The launch noticed performances from Dance God Llyodd and his DMP Academy dancers as properly as Cina Soul. Other visitors integrated Efia Odo, Ebenezer Forson and more.

Rooster Inn is well known for fried chicken and renowned for serving tasty fried rooster parts and a vast selection of other menu objects which include hand-minimize chips built refreshing each day, fried rooster burgers, slow-roasted rotisserie chicken, and other menu favourites including Spicy Wings, Chicken Bites, and the favourite — 2-Piecer food.

Rooster Inn’s wide menu permits it to offer you benefit-for-cash catering for the unique as perfectly as the complete relatives.

NMTC disowns Mahama-begging students; launches probe into viral videos

The Administration of the Nalerigu School of Nursing and Midwifery has “launched a whole-scale investigation” into what it describes as “potential breaches of the pupil carry out codes/procedures and rules of the college”, immediately after some of the university had been captured in films and images former President John Dramani for forgiveness, stories.

Also Read through: Mahama compensated Nalerigu nursing students to chant “we are sorry”

The move, the administration claims is “in buy to forestall
the recurrence of identical incidents”.

In a push statement copied to, the management mentioned “some of the persons in the nursing trainee uniforms are not recognised to be pupils of the institution” and condemning “in no uncertain phrases, any machinations or manipulations targeted at college students of the institution with the goal of  earning political capital”. earlier intercepted and reported on a correspondence that suggest that the total episode was staged for “little gifts”.

Beneath is the comprehensive press statement by the administration of the

The Interest of the Administration of University of Nursing and
Midwifery, Nalerigu has been drawn to an audio-visible material trending on
social media in which placard bearing men and women in nursing trainee uniforms
expressing views on authorities plan matters which is purported to characterize
the sights of students the university.

From the audio-visual product, it is observed that those
people today in the nursing trainee uniform:

1. Knelt down in response to a voice instructing them to do
so and thereafter rendered an apology to the former president for not voting
for him previous presidential elections.

2. Carried placards bearing inscriptions symbolizing
various sights relating to the coverage on learners trainee allowance.

We wish to condition the pursuing:

• The regrettable incidence did not acquire area on the
premises of the college or university but rather about the overlord of Mamprugu’s put

• These learners were being transported there without the need of the
knowledge and approval of the administration.

• These learners have benefited entirely from the students
trainee allowance, following its restoration by the authorities.

• That some of the people today in the nursing trainee
uniform are not known to be pupils of the establishment.

In the light of the foregoing, the management hereby needs
to condition that the sights and reviews expressed by these people in nursing
trainee uniform do not in any way signify the sights and policy orientations
of the institution and that of the generality of its pupils.

That the faculty wholly dissociates itself from the
sights and coverage sentiments expressed in the audio-video clip substance. We also
condemn in no unsure terms, any machinations or manipulations focused at
learners of the institution with the aim at making political cash.

In order to forestall the recurrence of similar incident,
the college has launched a comprehensive-scale investigation into the incident considering the fact that
there seems to be possible breaches of the university student perform codes/principles and
rules of the school.

In conclusion, administration hereby needs to state that the
Higher education of Nursing and Midwifery, like any community nursing training institution
in the country completely supports all insurance policies of governing administration. Amagyei Naaso/2019

WestBlue Consulting launches its e-Ananse Libraries in Accra

Morkporkpor Anku, GNA

, Sept. 1, GNA – Administration of WestBlue
Consulting, a planet-class enterprise and IT-consulting business, has released its
e-Ananse Libraries in Accra.

The initiative types section of endeavours to
revitalise examining among pupils and grown ups.

Ms Valentina Mintah, the Founder of WestBlue
Consulting, in a speech browse for her by Mr Michael Addo, the CEO of WestBlue
Consulting, said the e-Ananse Libraries challenge was a strategy made to
really encourage examining amid our children and adults.

The job, which is part of the company’s
Company Social Accountability (CSR) initiative, is to the constructing of
two general public libraries for little ones and grownups at the University of , Legon
and Osu, a suburb of Accra.

She explained the two libraries were the
realisation of her extended-held aspiration to deliver Ghanaians with
culturally-relevant assets that rejoice African heritage in line with her
mantra, “Think World-wide Know Community.”

Ms explained the Sudanese proverb: “we need to
bequeath two matters to our kids: the initial just one is roots the other 1 is
wings”, is the embodiment of the e-Ananse challenge – firmly rooted in Ghanaian
and African lifestyle still providing our men and women the wings to fly and soar in the

“In today’s quickly-switching entire world, where by the stress
to continue to keep up with what is new and fashionable is extreme, the knowledge of our elders is
essential to making sure we never eliminate our sense of identification and function,”
she claimed.

Ms Mintah claimed “awareness of our
background equals satisfaction in who we are as a persons in our energy and our
ingenuity, in our resourcefulness and our creative imagination and usually means we can confront the
environment with self confidence about our value to it.”

She reported the e-Ananse Libraries deliver
collectively numerous organisations from Ghana and close to the planet, whose values and
missions are aligned with their own of preserving local society, whilst
embracing the very best of what the globe has to provide in conditions of information and

Ms Mintah explained this, in by itself, was a really
African theory and they ended up dedicated to guaranteeing that, by the
institution of the e-Ananse Libraries, “we keep real to our values by
giving our youngsters both the roots and the wings to triumph.”

She stated the firm prides alone on they
motivation to becoming a rate environment, innovating and entire world class organisation and
it was this similar frame of mind that they bring to the e-Ananse Libraries as aspect of
their CSR.

Ms Mintah reported the libraries dwelling
up to date and classic books, predominantly by writers of African descent,
that mirror the country’s delight in its African heritage and they just about every have an
iHub with condition-of-the-art computing amenities to equip Ghanaians by means of the
Ghana-Oracle Digital Company Programme with the skills to compete in today’s
tech-savvy globe

She said the libraries also have the
e-Ananse Amphitheatre, a magnificent reside literature place where by tales occur
to life, in the spirit of their Ananse traditions.

Ms Mintah said their experienced and
specialist staff members just take satisfaction in their function in encouraging library customers achieve
their complete likely.

“Our commitment to Ghana is
very long-standing and lengthy-term and we’re doing the job difficult to make the e-Ananse
Libraries available to Ghanaians throughout the ,” Ms Mintah added.

Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, a Deputy Minister of
Instruction, commended the administration of West Blue Consulting and its partners
for the initiative to introduce the e-Ananse Libraries venture.

He explained the Ghana Library Authority collectively
with the Ghana Schooling Support are revamping libraries throughout the complete
country to strengthen on the reading society.

Dr Adutwum explained there is the have to have for
transformation of the academic sector, which would permit government
renovate the country.

“We have to have to transform the pyramid, if we
want to completely transform the nation,” he reported.

Dr Adutwum urged the leadership of the
undertaking to achieve out to the Zongo communities to inspire them to also cultivate
the habit of reading through.

He mentioned as a nation, there is the want to
alter the examining culture, since lots of items now have been buried in textbooks.

Dr Adutwum said the Ministry of Training
and the Library Authority would partner with the challenge to support increase the
falling normal of instruction in the nation.