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New wine glass attaches to top of bottle to help people drink faster

Written by | October 18, 2016 | 0
This wine glass bottle bung has solved that issue, attaching straight to the neck of the bottle, turning your bottle of wine into an oversized glass. A bottle of wine contains 10 units of alcohol – and the recommended weekly allowance for women is 14 units, and for men it is 22. The Guzzle Buddy is designed to prevent spillages and to make drinking wine easier. The item, sold on Amazon, suggests people “plug it and chug it”. NHS guidelines advise against binge drinking – and “chugging” an entire bottle of wine counts as such. However, it could be a useful extension for someone quaffing part of an expensive bottle and not wanting to risk spilling a drop, or for someone who wants to “chug” only some of the bottle in a novelty manner. The Guzzle

I’m not being sponsored, I’ll expose Rawlings – Henry Lartey

Written by | October 18, 2016 | 0
Disqualified presidential nominee for the Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP), Henry Herbert Lartey described as ‘petty’, claims by former President Jerry Rawlings that the GCPP’s petition for investigations for fraud is being sponsored by detractors of the Rawlingses. Mr. Lartey petitioned the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and the Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) to investigate the former president over some $2 million he received from the late Nigerian leader, General Sani Abacha. Rawlings, who have said that the money was not a bribe but was used in organization of an upcoming election. Rawlings recently called the bluff of Mr Henry Lartey saying he was ready to subject himself to various tests to prove his innocence. “Why

Lawsuits delaying printing of ballot papers- EC laments

Written by | October 18, 2016 | 0
With some 49 days to go for the general elections, the Electoral Commission (EC) is lamenting the lawsuits it has to deal with are affecting one crucial activity on the EC’s calendar-the printing of the ballot papers. Some voters fear the December 7 election may have to be postponed due to the unfolding legal suits by some disqualified presidential aspirants. The National Democratic Party (NDP) is the latest party to throw its hat into the ring of lawsuits as it has sued the Commission two days after the Commission rejected pleas to reinstate the party’s flagbearer, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings. The legal suit is the second of its kind brought against the Commission by two out of the 12 disqualified political parties with many more parties expected to follow suit. The Greater Accra

PPP sues EC; demands review of Nduom’s disqualification

Written by | October 14, 2016 | 0
Lawyers for the embattled Progressive People’s Party are seeking an order from the courts to prohibit the Electoral Commission from proceeding with the balloting for four certified presidential candidates. The Ayikoi Otoo led team is also asking the court to quash the disqualification of the flagbearer of the PPP, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom and reinstate him as one of the candidates for the 2016 elections. In a suit filed on Friday the PPP stated emphatically that the Electoral Commission did not only breach the rules of natural justice in its disqualification of Dr Nduom but also failed to live within the requirements imposed on it by law. The PPP leader had a double setback to his campaign over the last couple of days when a key member of his campaign Mrs Eva Lokko died last week, only for

Nayele Ametefe applies to renounce Ghanaian citizenship

Written by | October 14, 2016 | 0
Nayele Ametefe, the Ghanaian lady who was sentenced in the UK for drug trafficking, has written to the Ghanaian government to renounce her citizenship, StarrFMonline.com has learnt. In a letter addressed to the Interior Ministry some weeks a ago, Ametefe who holds both Ghanaian and Austrian passports is asking the Ghanaian authorities to spike her name out as a Ghanaian. It is unclear the reasons for her decision. However, StarrFMonline.com sources have gathered that Nayele could benefit from a prisoner transfer arrangement between the UK and Austria if she is identified only as an Austrian. Secondly, our checks reveal that the system in Austria generally allows for the early release of prisoners. Often, first time offenders are allowed to serve half of their term and then granted a pardon.

Nabdam District strives to attain stated goals

Written by | October 14, 2016 | 0
  By Samuel Akapule, GNA Nangodi (U/E), Oct. 13, GNA – The Nabdam District, one of the youngest Districts in the Upper East Region that was created in 2012, is working hard to attain its development goals. Mrs Vivian Anafo, the District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area, said this at the recent Third Ordinary Meeting of the Second Session of the Assembly. She mentioned the health, education, security and good governance sectors as some of the areas that have seen significant development. On health, the DCE mentioned the construction of Community -Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compounds at Gungwagre, Gane -Asonge, Zua and Nyogbare, which were almost complete with funds from the District Assembly Common Fund and the District Development Fund. ‘The construction of 3-Unit

Dr Bawumia donates to alma matter

Written by | October 14, 2016 | 0
By Paul Achonga Kwode, GNA Tamale, Oct. 13, GNA – Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice Presidential nominee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has presented a cash donation of GH₵65,000.00 to the Tamale Senior High School (TAMASCO) towards its 65th anniversary celebration. It comes off on October 15, 2016, at the school’s premises. Dr. Bawumia, a past student of the School, also presented sporting items and promised to present an ambulance to the school to aid them in times of emergencies. He explained that GH₵50,000.00 of the donation would be used to rehabilitate the school’s Assembly Hall, while the remaining would be used for preparations towards the event. ‘I will be with you come this Saturday to celebrate with you,’ he stated. He said without the good

Rotaract Club schools students on menstrual hygiene

Written by | October 14, 2016 | 0
  \By Kwamina Tandoh/Doris Ablordey, GNA Accra, Oct. 13, GNA – The Rotaract Club of Accra Ring Road Central in partnership with Lexta Company, producers of Yazz products, has distributed 50 cartons of Yazz Sanitary pads to pupils of the Kanda Cluster of Schools in Accra. The pupils were also lectured on menstrual hygiene to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the subject, which would impact positively on their lives. Menstruation is basically the monthly flow of blood and cellular debris from the uterus of non-pregnant girls and women through the vagina. It often lasts from three to seven days and ceases at menopause. Rotarian Rissi Assani-Alabi, Youth Service Director, Rotary Club of Accra Ring Road Central said menstruation is one of the signs of puberty in a girl-child. She

Govt distributes more than 60,000 free gas cylinders

Written by | October 14, 2016 | 0
  By Godwill Arthur-Mensah, GNA Sekondi (WR), 13, GNA – The Government, through the Ministry of Petroleum, has so far distributed over 60,000 free gas cylinders and cooking stoves to households across the country, since 2013. Mr. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, the Minister of Petroleum, who announced this in Sekondi, on Wednesday, said the distribution was done under the Rural Liquefied Petroleum Gas Distribution (LPG) Programme. The Minister said this during the distribution of gas cylinders and cooking stoves to some selected workers from the Ghana Prisons Service, the Ghana Police Service, the Ghana National Nurses’ Association and the Ghana National Association of Teachers. Other beneficiaries were Persons with Disability, religious leaders and Imams in the Sekondi-Takoradi

Foreign Minister donates ambulances to constituents

Written by | October 14, 2016 | 0
  Awutu Bawjiase (C/R) Oct. 13, GNA – The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Madam Hannah Serwah Tetteh has donated two ambulances to Awutu Bawjiase and Bereku Health Facilities. Presenting the equipment Madam Tetteh Member of Parliament (MP) for Awutu West said she procured the vehicles with her four- year share of the National Health Insurance Scheme Fund for Members of Parliament. She re-called a number of development projects the government had provided in the Awutu-Senya District within four years and appealed to the electorate, to come out in their numbers and vote massively for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on December 7 presidential and parliamentary elections for more developmental projects. She said educational infrastructures at Awutu Bereku,