In just the Food and non-alcoholic beverage sub-group, fruits and nuts recorded an inflation price of 25.2 for every cent, way above the nationwide average level of 7.8 per cent for August 2019, the Ghana Statistical Support (GSS), has declared.
Acting governing administration statistician, Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, claimed at a press conference on Wednesday September 18 that: “The Meals and non-alcoholic beverages team recorded a year-on-12 months inflation charge of 8.2 p.c.
“Fruits and nuts (25.2%), Cereals and cereal products (10.6%), sugar, confectionery and deserts (9.%), and Completely ready-built foods and other food solutions n.e.c (8.3%) have been the big drivers of the food inflation.”
In the Non-foodstuff group, he claimed the sector recorded a 12 months-on-year inflation rate of 7.4 p.c in August 2019.
“Alcoholic Drinks, Tobacco and Narcotics (12.9%), Transport (10.2%) and Housing, water, energy, fuel and other fuels (9.9%) ended up the crucial motorists of the non-foodstuff inflation in August.”
Abraham has been on hearth for Chelsea just lately, scoring 7 Leading League objectives in his final a few league outings. The youngster has the same number of league ambitions as Manchester City superstar Sergio Aguero.
Abraham is just one of numerous Chelsea children that has massively benefitted because Frank Lampard’s appointment as supervisor.
The Blues legend is eager to give youth a prospect and gamers like Abraham and Mason Mount are quickly getting to be the west London club’s most significant gamers.
Abraham confirmed that he has the credentials to be a earth course full forward with his efficiency now. The ace took all of his goals extremely well and is relishing the problem of the Premier League.
Musician Bisa Kdei has mentioned it will be challenging for any musician to break the record he has established in the hiplife/highlife space.
Bisa, who is viewed as by a lot of people as present-day highlife king because of to his a number of award-winning feat produced the point whilst granting an job interview to a Canadian reporter around the weekend.
The young highlife musician who has a collection of strike tracks to his credit score and repertoire said, “even immediately after my demise, no highlife artiste would be equipped to undo my life time file of getting highlife tunes and its lifestyle abroad.”
Immensely worshipped in Ivory Coast and other francophone countries Bisa Kdei is the 1st youngest Ghanaian highlife artiste to crack the complicated worldwide sector with Ghanaian cultural highlife genre of audio.
Bisa Kdei has hits tracks this kind of as ‘Mansa’, ‘Brother Brother’, ‘Baba’, ‘Odo Carpenter’, ‘Apai’ amongst others to his credit score.
Even while Kdei has acknowledged the existence of some young highlife artiste in Ghana currently, he also produced it distinct that it was difficult for any of them in his generation to do what he has finished for the genre.
Speedy & Furious Offers: Hobbs & Shaw has established a new 2019 box workplace record for remaining the amount a single motion picture in the globe, for 4 weeks in a row.
The very first non-Disney/MCU Hollywood blockbuster of the year conquer the earlier a few-7 days file held by Avengers, Spider-Guy and Captain Marvel.
American actor, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ took to Instagram to share the news.
Hobbs & Shaw attained $45.4 million worldwide, starting to be the to start with movie of the yr to top rated the global box office environment 4 weekends in a row. The Dwayne Johnson/Jason Statham gained a different $6.04 million (-25%) above the fifth weekend with a likely $7.73 million Fri-Mon body. It will have $158.5 million in North America by Monday. Which is a solid hold, which means I could have to start out prepping a “Hobbs & Shaw passes John Wick: Chapter 3” write-up following all. It continue to has the action area to by itself and Angel Has Fallen till Rambo: Very first Blood on September 20.
It’s heading to be a nail biter in phrases of passing the $171 million cume of Lionsgate’s Keanu Reeves actioner, so continue to be tuned.
It has been some several months just after the late Ebony’s father, Nana Opoku Kwarteng who is extensively recognised as Starboy Kwarteng announced to Ghanaians that he has signed a new artiste, Kim Maureen onto his label.
We are nevertheless to hear a solitary observe from her but for every what we have collected he has also signed a different artiste onto the label.
Resources declare that he has signed a new feminine artiste identified as K.I.M Slay. The supply also discovered that the gorgeous younger girl is 20 many years aged and recognised in actual daily life as Alberta Sedegah.
She does dancehall and Afropop as her genre of tunes.
Starboy Kwarteng in his description about the new artiste indicated that K.I.M is a proficient and a versatile artiste that Ghanaians should view out for as he will take the state by storm.
Father of late dancehall artist, Ebony Reigns, Nana Opuku Kwateng has set up his very own music record label, Bony to the Planet Documents and not extensive back he signed on the initial feminine musician named Kim Maureen.
“Even while she was alive, there have been moments I dare not
refuse her directives that is how appear I refer to her as a queen. You can
signify her but never ever switch her. In my interactions with her, she has questioned
I get another person to stand for her and that is why I have settled Kim Maureen”, he
Felicia Nuna Akosua Tawiah commonly identified as Feli Nuna says she’s hunting for an Global Report Label to take care of her.
According to her, she does not admire the local Document labels.
She made this acknowledged when she spoke to SVTV in an job interview.
Feli stated “There is no Ghanaian document label, that I admire now, all people and their own model. You see, you would not know what is heading on driving the scenes since these situations it was even component of mine deal to speak effectively about my record label, so even though they’ve finished some thing lousy, I just can’t come on air and say my report label is not doing well…have to say, oh how is your staff?…my crew is great, they’re carrying out awesome, we’ve produced the movie meanwhile items are not getting performed. So I can not say, I would like to be in this person’s position or have this history label to function with”.
She extra “I believe that in the ideal time and I imagine in God’s route, so at the right time, if it is a Ghanaian file label that will arrive, amazing, if it’s an intercontinental history label, which I want. I want Universal or Sony Audio to perform with simply because they have the reach”
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AMG manager Criss Waddle has caused Ghanaian audio fanatics to speculate just after he posted a cryptic concept on fb.
Criss waddle posted through a facebook publish that he had a pretty effective conference with the “nothing i get” hitmaker. This has led scores to consider Fameye could be techniques absent from joining the AMG family.
Fameye prior to Waddle’s post on Fb also created it acknowledged in a online video posted on his Instagram web page that he had a meeting with the AMG record boss and even more praised him, Zionfelix.web can include.
Fameye is a single of the most beloved new entrants into the tunes business. He has experienced an unlucky romance with his supervisor Ogidi Brown who also doubles as the boss of OGB music and his administration.
Immediately after this sort of a topsy turvy partnership, it will be rather ordinary for any artiste to request assist in other places.
Fameye’s talent is uncanny and it is hoped he makes the greatest determination.
Manchester United have declared the record breaking transfer of Harry Maguire from Leicester Metropolis soon after beating rivals Manchester Town to his signature
The cost for the file breaking transfer was agreed at £85m soon after a negotiation that has taken put through the summer.
Also, this payment eclipses the £75m price Liverpool compensated Southampton for Virgil Van Dijk 18 months back and for this reason, producing him the world’s most high-priced defender.
The 26 yr old, has witnessed his advancement just take a continuous increase from the youth teams of Sheffield United, to Hull Metropolis, then to Leicester, and now earning him a history transfer to Manchester United.
The England International , who has acquired 20 caps for England, has been a mainstay in the English countrywide staff in the very last 2 decades and was element of the England workforce that manufactured it to the semi finals of the environment cup.
“I am delighted to have signed for this great club. I have comprehensively loved my time at Leicester and would like to thank everybody at the club, and the enthusiasts, for their great support more than the previous two seasons.”
“However, when Manchester United come knocking on your door, it is an remarkable prospect,” he extra.”
“From my conversations with the supervisor, I am fired up about the eyesight and ideas he has for the workforce. It is clear to see that Ole is setting up a group to earn trophies.”
“I am now searching ahead to meeting my new workforce-mates and getting the season started off,” he concluded.
Speaking on his new signing, Supervisor Ole Gunnar Solksjaer explained:
“Harry is a single of the most effective centre-backs in the activity right now and I am delighted we have secured his signature.”
“He is a good reader of the game and has a potent existence on the pitch, with the skill to keep on being quiet below pressure – coupled with his composure on the ball and a large existence in both of those packing containers – I can see he will match nicely into this team both on and off the pitch.“
“I would like to welcome Harry to Manchester United and we are looking ahead to doing the job with him as we prepare for the new time.”
Manchester United kick off the new period on Sunday in opposition to bitter rivals Chelsea at Previous Trafford.
Indian rap artist Badshah has established a new document with his recent release ‘Paagal’. The music has garnered the premier amount of views on YouTube in 24 hours dethroning South Korean boy-band BTS. With 76 million views around the span of just one day, the one is trending in 7 countries across the globe.
“I am ecstatic and I am overwhelmed with the quantity of appreciate we have received in the previous 24 hours,” Badshah explained in a statement.
“‘Paagal’ was built with the centered intent of taking music from India across borders and building our existence felt. My followers just went all out to assist me obtain my dream. We’re heading major with this a person,” he additional about the song, which launched on Sony Songs India’s YouTube channel.
The record was beforehand held by Korean K-pop sensation BTS for their tune ‘Boy with Luv’, followed by Taylor Swift’s ‘Look what you manufactured me do’. BTS’ songs online video, showcasing Halsey, realized 74,600,000 sights from 12-13 April this 12 months within just 24 hours of its release.
President Akufo-Addo has challenged the opposition NDC to offer proof of improved cocoa creation beneath former president John Mahama.
He claimed, former President Mahama squandered the gains reached under his predecessor and previous boss, the late John Evans Atta Mills.
The President was talking at a durbar at the Wassa East District capital, Daboase, where by he visited as part of his tour of Ghana’s bread basket, the Western area.
Prior to he spoke, COCOBOD Main Government, Joseph Aidoo, had thoroughly explained, Mahama authorities was ruinous for cocoa farmers.
From a person million tonnes attained under Mills authorities in which Mahama was Vice-President, cocoa production slumped to 640,000 tonnes when John Mahama sooner or later grew to become president amongst 2013 and 2017.
The COCOBOD CEO explained the slump was even far more stunning because the Mahama govt delivered absolutely free fertilisers for the farmers.
‘If you make it no cost, then cocoa creation ought to be additional,’ he explained in Twi.
He mentioned, each and every governing administration enhanced cocoa output by the time they left workplace except Mahama.
President John Kufuor’s NPP authorities elevated production to 750,000 tonnes by the time the governing administration still left office just after 2008. The Jerry Rawling-led NDC govt had left manufacturing at 380,000 tonnes when it handed more than to Kufuor.
He mentioned President Kufuor launched mass cocoa spraying physical exercise and fertiliser subsidies which aided farmers to almost double output to 750,000 tonnes.
These guidelines, the COCOBOD CEO said, also laid the ground for the following government of President Mills to realize one million.
But Mahama just after using over, scrapped fertiliser subsidies but still could not strengthen the 1 million mark.
Ivory Coastline the place cocoa farmers buy their have fertilisers, generated 1.8million tonnes, Joseph Aidoo said.
The President took about following his appointee chided Mahama for “shedding crocodile tears” to cocoa farmers with criticisms aimed at his government.
‘We are hard them to come and explain to us what they have carried out to improve cocoa production’ he billed as election 2020 ways.
“I can tell you in progress what they have completed, zero,” the President waxed assured of his government’s file in cocoa creation.
Prior to President Akufo-Addo’s tour of the region, his predecessor had described as sheer wickedness, President Nana Akufo-Addo’s decision to end the source of free of charge fertilisers to cocoa farmers and let the fertilisers to expire and dispose of them.
“I come to feel incredibly unhappy for our cocoa farmers,” Mahama stated, adding “we had great ideas and started out applying excellent policies for the cocoa sector”.
He was speaking all through an conversation with cocoa farmers and the people today of Enchi in the Aowin Constituency of the Western North Location not long ago.
“When we began supplying out totally free fertilisers, it was for the reason that we realised it will enable make improvements to generate, and in the 2016/17 crop year, we recorded 950,000 tons… I can not fully grasp why this federal government will decide to stop that and offer the fertilisers to the farmers… In reality, it is wickedness to depart the fertiliser in warehouses because the farmers can’t and won’t obtain them, and toss them away just after they expire,” he lamented.
President Akufo-Addo has challenged the opposition NDC to supply proof of enhanced cocoa production underneath former president John Mahama.
He reported, previous President Mahama squandered the gains reached below his predecessor and former manager, the late John Evans Atta Mills.
The President was speaking at a durbar at the Wassa East District capital, Daboase, where he frequented as element of his tour of Ghana’s bread basket, the Western region.
Right before he spoke, COCOBOD Chief Government, Joseph Aidoo, had thoroughly defined, Mahama federal government was ruinous for cocoa farmers.
From just one million tonnes reached below Mills federal government in which Mahama was Vice-President, cocoa creation slumped to 640,000 tonnes when John Mahama sooner or later turned president involving 2013 and 2017.
The COCOBOD CEO stated the slump was even much more shocking mainly because the Mahama government furnished cost-free fertilisers for the farmers.
‘If you make it cost-free, then cocoa manufacturing ought to be additional,’ he reported in Twi.
He explained, each and every authorities improved cocoa creation by the time they left office except Mahama.
President John Kufuor’s NPP governing administration elevated creation to 750,000 tonnes by the time the govt left office environment soon after 2008. The Jerry Rawling-led NDC governing administration experienced still left production at 380,000 tonnes when it handed about to Kufuor.
He stated President Kufuor launched mass cocoa spraying work out and fertiliser subsidies which assisted farmers to practically double output to 750,000 tonnes.
These procedures, the COCOBOD CEO claimed, also laid the floor for the future governing administration of President Mills to obtain just one million.
But Mahama right after taking about, scrapped fertiliser subsidies but nevertheless could not enhance the 1 million mark.
Ivory Coastline where cocoa farmers purchase their have fertilisers, manufactured 1.8million tonnes, Joseph Aidoo reported.
The President took over just after his appointee chided Mahama for “shedding crocodile tears” to cocoa farmers with criticisms aimed at his government.
‘We are tough them to appear and convey to us what they have done to raise cocoa production’ he billed as election 2020 ways.
“I can convey to you in progress what they have completed, zero,” the President waxed assured of his government’s document in cocoa manufacturing.
Prior to President Akufo-Addo’s tour of the region, his predecessor experienced described as sheer wickedness, President Nana Akufo-Addo’s determination to stop the supply of free of charge fertilisers to cocoa farmers and permit the fertilisers to expire and dispose of them.
“I come to feel quite unhappy for our cocoa farmers,” Mahama claimed, introducing “we experienced great designs and started employing fantastic insurance policies for the cocoa sector”.
He was speaking in the course of an interaction with cocoa farmers and the people today of Enchi in the Aowin Constituency of the Western North Region recently.
“When we started off giving out cost-free fertilisers, it was because we realised it will enable make improvements to generate, and in the 2016/17 crop 12 months, we recorded 950,000 tons… I cannot comprehend why this government will determine to stop that and provide the fertilisers to the farmers… In simple fact, it is wickedness to leave the fertiliser in warehouses mainly because the farmers cannot and won’t obtain them, and throw them away right after they expire,” he lamented.
Renowned press liberty champion, Charles Wereko-Brobby, has scored President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s administration as obtaining the even worse push freedom record.
Dr Wereko-Brobby’s 24-hour-previous Radio Eye – the to start with radio station – has absent into Ghana’s history of the first frontal attack in opposition to media subversion.
The radio operated for 24 several hours in 1994 prior to it was shut down by stability forces for broadcasting with no a licence. That incident earned him the nickname ‘Tarzan’ immediately after a minister likened his struggle for media freedom to how Tarzan – a fictional character in a well-liked jungle story – jumps from tree to tree.
Obtaining performed an lively portion in the combat for push independence given that the inception of the Fourth Republic, when he appeared on PM Categorical Monday as the sole guest of the present-day affairs programme, Dr Wereko-Brobby’s contributions have been steeped in historical information.
His dialogue of the subject for the demonstrate ‘Defending Media Flexibility in Ghana’ was also hard-hitting and direct but believed-provoking.
When he was tasked by present host, Evans Mensah, to give his assessment of push liberty beneath recent administration in comparison to the earlier governments’ he did not mince terms.
“I would not want to give a position apart from to say that the existing authorities has been the worst…in the Fourth Republic,” he was direct.
He justified his assessment on PM Convey: “It is not harsh…because in all the other Republics, there was the monopoly and monotony of GBC [state-owned Ghana Broadcasting Corporation] so there we were not definitely speaking about press independence.
“Here, by way of the actions of the 1 who occupies the place [President Akufo-Addo] and some of us, we have truly recognized pluralism which permits people to make choice. And what is happening now, both of those deliberately…and inadvertently, you are now making a condition of insurrection and silence that is being eroded.”
Ghana’s world ranking in push freedom lends credence to Dr Wereko-Brobby’s evaluation.
Ghana has dropped 4 factors in the hottest ranking in the 2019 Globe Push Flexibility Index from 23 to 27 from the past year.
Worse, Ghana has also missing its standing as Africa’s very best-ranked state in the Globe Press Independence Index, compiled per year by Reporters Devoid of Borders (RWB) which evaluates the point out of journalism in 180 countries.
Picture: President Akufo-Addo has been criticised for the recent recurrent assaults on the media
At the very least 11 journalists have been attacked by security folks and get together supporters due to the fact January 2018. There have been no prosecutions.
Journalists with Multimedia, Television3 Community, Citi FM, Ghanaweb, Ghanaian Times, A1 Radio, Kotoko Specific have all fallen victims to assaults.
There have been arbitrary arrests and detention, assaults on media residences, torture, seizure and destruction of media devices. It tends to make 31 incidents of attacks and violations on 41 journalists considering the fact that 2017.
Dr Wereko-Brobby, a former Main Executive of the Volta River Authority (VRA), also claimed he is at pains to acknowledge the reality that it is below President Akufo-Addo’s leadership that these perceived suppressions of media freedoms have been taking place.
All through the clampdown on Radio Eye, it was Akufo-Addo, who acting as an attorney, prevented Dr Wereko-Brobby from staying incarcerated.
Commenting on the latest shutdown of two pro-opposition NDC radio station – Radio Gold and Radio XYZ – the previous Ghana@50 CEO said he fulfilled with the President to remind him, among other items, about the struggle they begun and the foundations they created alongside one another to reach a progressive media landscape in Ghana.
He reported when he met the President, his “issues did not consist of the shutdown of the stations, but it was likely back to the fight we started out. I instructed him this is what we fought for and you are now in the posture to do anything about it.”
Tema-based mostly rapper, Fredrick Amoako Bonah, known by his phase name B4bonah, suggests he will not look at signing onto any report label just after parting methods with MiM Lifestyle Records new music label.
He exited the new music label soon after a minimal misunderstanding amongst him and his previous administration.
Talking on Daybreak Hitz on Hitz FM, B4Bonah, who is advertising his new ‘Kpeme’ track with Mugeez, reported “I just wanna be signed to myself,” when Andy Dosty requested if he was looking for a audio label.
Deputy Information and facts Minister Pius Hadzide has explained the appointment of Kwame Owusu as the new Board Chairman of the Ghana Profits Authority (GRA), is based mostly on an excellent observe report in his prior posture at the GhanaMaritime Authority.
Even though at the Ghana Maritime Authority, he was accused of superintending over questionable expenditure, including spending a million cedis to renovate his official home. He was also accused of utilizing more than GHc10,000 to host a lunch conference for 17 people at a resort he owns.
The govt, by means of the Transport Minister, Kweku Ofori Asiamah, subsequently instituted a probe into the make a difference of which the report which has not been built general public soon after 10 months.
Tension has, since the new appointment of Mr. Owusu to GRA, been mounting on the President to revoke the appointment right up until the report on the investigations is made general public.
Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), has been rough in its calls for to have Mr. Owusu’s appointment revoked pending the summary of investigations.
But the Deputy Facts Minister in an interview on Citi FM described the president’s final decision as a great one particular, justifying very same on the claims that Mr. Owusu set a file in his past position.
“If you go and check the keep track of document of the gentleman in question, all through his time at the Ghana Maritime Authority, his observe record was fairly outstanding. The details communicate for themselves. In 2016, that organisation was earning loses, income was about some GHc64 million and their expenditure was about GHc72 million.
“When Mr. Owusu assumed office environment in 2017, they made a income of GHc99 million and expended GHc66 million thereabout. The organisation was turned all-around into a profit-making organisation,” he stated.
StarboyKwarteng disclosed that his daughter has a fantastic legacy which must not die.
Starboy Kwarteng explained his new signee will be performing her have songs as nicely as unsung songs of Ebony Reigns.
Father of late dancehall diva Ebony Reigns, Nana Opoku Kwarteng commonly referred to as Starboy Kwarteng has disclosed his reason for setting up a new report label a 12 months and some months after the demise of his daughter and has said that he wants to carry on the good legacy of his dead daughter.
Starboy Kwarteng disclosed this in an job interview with broadcaster Akwesi Aboagye on Akwesi Aboagye Are living.
A 12 months right after Ebony Reigns died, her father disclosed in interviews that he intends to create a history label in honor of his lifeless daughter. Some handful of months just after making this intention regarded, Starboy Kwarteng has appear out with a file label named ‘Bony To The World’ and even has a new signee on the label.
As monitored by ghlinks.com.gh, the father of the dancehall diva informed host Akwesi Aboagye that he founded the record label to proceed the superior legacy of his daughter, thinking about the fact that her daughter was such an awesome expertise whose legacy shouldn’t be allowed to die. “If you look at the ladies in the tunes market now, no one has the legacy that Ebony experienced. If you enjoy her model and her fan base, they ended up spectacular. You do not permit another person like this die”, he said.
Starboy Kwarteng unveiled a new woman signed unto his new file label and disclosed that he has signed her on a 5-12 months agreement to control her entirely as an artist.
Mr. Kwarteng included that the lady in problem is a good tune author who will produce and carry out her possess music but will be carrying out other unsung tracks of Ebony Reigns too.
Algeria created a impressive qualification to the quarter-finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations right after beating Guinea 3- in the Round of 16 on Sunday.
Not only did that make them bear the torch of North African hopes in the knock-out phase, aside Tunisia, but the Desert Foxes also became the only facet still to concede at the event.
Objectives from Youcef Belaili, Riyad Mahrez and Adam Ounas had been ample to sink the Syli Nationale and broke the jinx of a third-placed staff pulling a shocker in excess of team toppers.
Before Sunday’s Spherical of 16 tie played at 30 June Stadium, North African steelness have been damaged by sub-Saharan opposition regardless of the northerners finishing exceptional at the team stage.
Without having dropping factors, Egypt topped Team A but fell to 3rd-placed South Africa in the fourth Round of 16 recreation performed on Saturday.
A day earlier, Team D winners Morocco experienced suffered ignominy in the hands of 10-male Benin, who put third in their group.
But Algeria produced their intentions crystal clear from the start out and in the 24th moment broke the deadlock.
Even though the Guineans held their possess versus the 1990 champions into the crack, the Foxes returned charged to rating two extra aims.
They are the only facet to have scored a lot more aims at the tournament.
They began with a 2- win about Kenya, beat Senegal 1- and then ended the group campaign with a 3- drubbing of Tanzania.
They have seriously donned the favourites tag they had prior to the identical tournament in 2015.
Algeria’s quarter-closing clash will be versus a different West African facet – Mali or La Cote d’Ivoire.