General News of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: www.ghanaweb.comLIVESTREAMING: Launch of Digital Property Address Systemplay videoThe launch of the Digital Property Address System ongoing at Accra International Conference CentreThe launch of the national digital Property Address System, which is expected to make it easier to find locations in the country and boost emergency service delivery is ongoing at the Accra International Conference Centre. The system is location-based and it is expected to provide an effective means of addressing every location and place in the country, including undeveloped parcels of land, using an information technology application (app). The app will generate a unique code for every property or location in Ghana, using the Global Positioning System (GPS) technology. A national address registry will be imbedded into the system to enable individuals to validate their home and business addresses for easy direction and identification purposes. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia are expected to grace the launch of the system.
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Health News of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: classfmonline.com245 jobless doctors too impatient – MoH PROThey only need a little bit of patienceThe 245 medical doctors who are clamouring for appointment after completing their internship are being too impatient, Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Health, Robert Cudjoe, has said. “They only need a little bit of patience and I don’t think they have sat home for six months,” Mr Cudjoe told Moro Awudu on Class91.3FM’s Executive Breakfast Show on Wednesday, 18 October. Without the clearance letter you can’t post any doctor. … Can’t they have a little bit of patience?” Mr Cudjoe asked. “I’m a little surprised of the posture of Mr Robert Cudjoe in this matter,” Dr John-Diego Kosoe told Moro Awudu.
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General News of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: classfmonline.comACP Danquah is competent - Ex-CID bossFormer CID Boss, COP Bright OduroThe outgoing Director General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), COP Bright Oduro, has said his deputy, ACP Tiwaa Addo Danquah, is competent enough to replace him. According to COP Oduro, Ms Addo Danquah is “hardworking, very supportive and can hold the fort”. According to Governance Watch, she is yet to clear her name in the alleged A Plus doctored tape saga, hence, she cannot act as CID boss. “She is very supportive, very hardworking. “I strongly believe she can do the work, she is now acting, probably she will be confirmed, she can hold the fort.”
October 18, 2017 10:30 UTC
Music of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: Myjoyonline.comMy fan base changed the face of Ghana’s entertainment – SarkodieRapper SarkodieRapper Sarkodie believes that his huge fan base has changed the face of Ghana’s entertainment scene. According to him, he owes his success in the music industry to his fan base, called SarkNation. The fan base of artistes, over the years, has played instrumental roles in championing the artistes' image and songs. Sarkodie, overwhelmed by the support he has received over the years, eulogized his SarkNation fan base, after receiving a nomination in this year’s Music of Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards. In a series of tweets, Sarkodie said: “SarkNation Changed the Face of entertainment in GH #Fact”.
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Religion of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: Themakershouse.orgDon't ask successful people for money, ask for ideas - PastorRev. Dr. Frank Ofosu-Appiah has advised the youth to desist from the practice of asking handouts from successful people. “Stop begging successful people for funds and start asking successful people for information; when you have information you are free. Dr. Ofosu-Appiah recommended. He was speaking Sunday, October 15, at the closing of the 2017 edition of the Experience Conference at The Makers House Chapel International at Point 1, off Kwabenya in Accra..
Music of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: Myjoyonline.comI am not dating Falz – SimiFalz and SimiNigerian songstress Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye, who goes by the mononym Simi, has denied having an intimate relationship with rapper Falz ‘The Bad Guy’. Simi, who visited Ghana on October 12, told JoyNews’ Becky that the rumor was false. The singer described Falz as a funny character who creates the right atmosphere for work. Their ‘Soldier’ tune won the Best Collaboration award at The Headies in 2016. She also won Best Female Artiste at the 2016 City People Entertainment Awards.
Regional News of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: ultimatefmonline.comFire guts Fomena Amass in Ashanti RegionFile photoFire this dawn gutted the Fomena T.I Ahmadiyya Senior High School (AMASS) in the Ashanti Region leaving students helpless. This is the third time in the year the school has experienced fires of this nature. Some of the belongings destroyed in the fire include: chop boxes, trunks, text books, exercise books and other items. Ultimate News has gathered that the fire service is yet to present a report to the school authorities as to the cause of the last fire. The frustrated students and management are calling on the government, churches and individuals to come to their aid.
Entertainment of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: classfmonline.comGhanaians mad at Nivea over 'fairer' skin adSnapshots of the billboard have gone viral on FacebookGhanaians have taken to social media to express their disgust about an advert by cosmetic company Nivea which promotes “fairer” skin. Snapshots of the billboard have gone viral on Facebook with all manner of Ghanaians calling on the company to pull it down since it is an affront to dark-skinned people.
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Entertainment of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: zionfelix.netI see nothing wrong with gays, God made them so - Moesha Boduongplay videoMoesha Boduong with ZionFelixActress and photo model Moesha Boduong has joined the few Ghanaians who have no problem with gays and lesbians. The outspoken lady on Celebrity Ride With Zionfelix show disclosed that “I don’t do girls” despite getting several proposals from lesbians. Moesha explained that “God has made them like that” so she cannot speak against it. Moesha Boduong told Zionfelix on his “Celebrity Ride” show. Watch Moesha Boduong on Celebrity Ride With Zionfelix show below sharing her two cents about the gay and lesbian issue.
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Business News of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: citifmonline.comAviation Ministry woos more local airlinesCecilia Dapaah, Minister of AviationThe Ministry of Aviation has told Citi Business News it is seeking to give opportunities to more airlines to operate in Ghana’s domestic aviation industry. The move according to the Ministry, is to deepen competition and grow Ghana’s transport sector. The Minister of Aviation, Cecilia Dapaah who mentioned the plan to Citi Business News explained that this will include efforts to drive down cost of operation for airline companies. Currently, Africa World Airlines and Starbow are there are only two airlines operating domestic flights in Ghana. Earlier, Deputy Aviation Minister, Kwabena Okyere Darko also indicated his outfit’s readiness to drive competition in the aviation space.
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Entertainment of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: Initials SignaturesTema holds 4th edition of Black Art Street FestivalBlack Art Street FestivalLocated 25 kilometers east of the capital, Accra is the engine of Ghana’s industry and biggest seaport, the city of Tema, home of Black Art Street Festival, an annual street festival that provides a converging station for thousands of free-minds, artists, potential and active entrepreneurs, tech-lovers, bloggers, musicians, environmental conservationists, fashion lovers, lifestyle and cultural enthusiasts and other talented creative minds to generate series of contagious energy to promote businesses, art, tourism, entrepreneurship and the environment. Initiated in 2014, the festival formerly known as Tema Art and Fashion Festival has grown steadily to become the biggest street event in Tema attracting people from diverse cultures across the country and beyond. This year’s edition is premised on the theme Black Creativity: The Relevance of Art to National Development-The Concept of Recycling, a theme that seeks to project the relevance of art to national development whiles focusing on recycling as a way of conserving the environment. Speaking to Ghanaweb, Festival Director and Team Lead at Initials & Signatures Ltd expresses optimism about this year’s edition and called on creative minds across Ghana and beyond to participate in the festival. The festival will take place from December 1 through to December 3 on the well-secured Street between the Tema Community 4 Basketball Court and the General Hospital Road.
General News of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: classfmonline.comKumasi group locks up Daily Guide officeThe lock-up has left workers of the paper strandedKumasi Youth Association, a group in the Ashanti Region has locked up the office of private newspaper Daily Guide in protest to a publication by the paper which alleged that Asante monarch Otumfuo Osei Tutu II had been involved in money laundering. The group has threatened not to open the office until the paper retracts the story and unreservedly apologises to Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and his subjects. The lock-up has left workers of the paper stranded. It came to light when a staff of Ghana International Bank in the UK got sacked for depositing 350,000 pounds into the Asante monarch’s account without going through the necessary procedures for such deposits. Mr Arthur had said the money was handed to him in cash by the Asante monarch.
General News of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: adomonline.comAbena Korkor fights back: Why should I apologise for ‘pay for sex’ post? Reports indicated that Abena Korkor Addo apologised for her 'sex for pay' commentsControversial former UCC student, Nana Abena Korkor Addo has denied reports that she has apologised for her latest post in which she listed some journalists whom she had allegedly slept with. In an Instagram post, she said there is nothing to apologise for because she did not misrepresent the fact in her post. There are reports that Abena Korkor Addo had apologised for her last week post that went viral on social media. But her Instagram post which featured an audio suggests Abena Korkor had not apologised for her Facebook post as reported.
General News of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: Starrfmonline.comGirl, 4, battles for her life after rapeThe suspect took the 4-year-old victim to a toilet facility near the village and defiled herA four-year-old girl is currently battling for her life after she was defiled by an 18-year-old man, Kwabena, a farmer at Assin Adadientaim in the Assin south district of the Central region. The suspect who is currently on the run took the 4-year-old victim to a toilet facility near the village and defiled her. The victim who collapsed during the act is currently receiving treatment at the Assin Fosu Saint_Francis Hospital. According to her, the suspect warned her not to shout during the act or inform anyone or else he will kill her. The Police at Assin south is currently investigating in the incident.
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Boxing News of Wednesday, 18 October 2017Source: www.ghanaweb.comHundreds turn out for Bukom Banku's public workout ahead of Saturday's fightplay videoBukom Banku going through a tedious training routineBraimah Kamoko also known as Bukom Banku was the center of attention when he opened his work-out session to the public on Tuesday at the Bukom Boxing Arena ahead of his expected clash with Bastie Samir. Over hundred fans assembled at the gym situated inside the Arena to see Bukom Banku work through a tedious training routine after observing Bastie Samir go through his training earlier on during the day. The self-acclaimed African Mayweather appeared very focused while going through the workout with his trainer, Godfred Binney. Banku is taking the bout and has visibly reduced in weight compared to when he fought Ayitey Powers two years ago. Speaking in an interview with Ghanaweb.com immediately after his training, Bukom Banku affirmed once again to stop Bastie in his tracks before round six to prove his worth as the African Mayweather and Boxing Ronaldo.
October 18, 2017 07:30 UTC