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GAMA Improves Sanitation Through Innovative, Affordable Toilets

Written by | June 13, 2019 | 0
11 HOURS AGO  HEALTH Initially, David Arthur and his family shared a pit latrine which belonged to another person in their neighbourhood at Baba Yara. The pit latrine had a lot of houseflies. The stench was also awful. But in March this year, he heard of innovative and affordable toilets being sold by the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA). Arthur was interested because of the flexible terms of payment and so decided to buy one. “I first paid GH 600 cedis and later on added GH 200 cedis. Now I am left with GH 300 cedis to pay,” said Arthur. “I am happy I have the new type of toilet. It is rather neat and you feel comfortable using it.” The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) report in 2015 showed that Ghana performed poorly in the area of sanitation where only 15 percent

Akosua Agyapong And Lawyers Given Last Chance In Court

Written by | April 27, 2019 | 0
An Accra Circuit Court has given Akosua Agyapong and her lawyer one last chance to conclude the cross-examination of a prosecution witness in the trial in which she has been accused of defrauding a car dealer to the tune of GHC105,000.00. This was after both Akosua Agyapong and her lawyer failed to show up for the trial which has been before the court since 2017. The complainant had in the past complained about what he described as “deliberate delays” by the lawyer to stall the case. The complainant, Jonas Asamoah who is a car dealer drew the attention of the presiding judge to the pace the case was travelling after one of the proceedings. According to him, it has been more than a year since he mounted the witness boss somewhere in December 2017. He recounted how the case had to be adjourned

We Can’t Bring Menzgold CEO Home– Attorney General

Written by | April 27, 2019 | 0
The Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo says the embattled CEO of gold dealership firm, Menzgold cannot be brought to Ghana yet. According to her, although NAM1 as he is popularly known, has been cleared in a case that was brought against him in the Emirati capital, Dubai, he cannot be brought to Ghana as has been demanded. “When he was acquitted, we were advised that there is a period that is open to the complainant to lodge an appeal and until that has run out, we cannot go and get him out of the place. “So we are having to wait out that period,” she said during an interview with Joy FM Drive Time host Lexis Bill on ‘Personality Profile’, Thursday. NAM 1 was arrested in Dubai sometime in December 2018 by a Dubai based company following his involvement in an alleged botched

Anokye Supremo Body Flown Down

Written by | February 12, 2019 | 0
The remains of late highlife musician, Anokye Supremo, popularly known as Daddy Lumba Jr, has finally been flown down. A video circulating on social media shows Anokye’s casket being lifted from an airplane. His manager, Isaac Kobina Zakk, had already made his fans aware his body would touch down on Monday afternoon. Anokye Supremo died after undergoing a brain tumour surgery in an Indian hospital. View clip below; >

Van Vicker cautions fans against imposters as he gets verified on Instagram

Written by | February 12, 2019 | 0
African celebrated Actor Van Vicker has cautioned his fans to stop communicating with scammers who impersonate him on Social Media as he keeps receiving several complains from the public about they being scammed by imposters. The actor who has made strenuous efforts publicly and consistently to protect fans from these unknown faces who obviously intend to use his goodwill and hard won reputation for personal gains announced to the general public recently that he has gotten all his social media handles verified including the latest one being Instagram. In a Instagram post sighted by Attractivemustapha.com after he was verified this week, Van Vicker wrote that he is now verified on Instagram and that his verified page is the only account he handles so fans should stop dealing with the fake pages

“Much Attention Is Not Paid To Kumasi- Based Artistes” — Flowkingstone

Written by | February 12, 2019 | 0
Kumasi- based rapper Flowkingstone has stated that Accra seems to be the home of all successful music artists and as a result, he is moving back to Accra to make his dreams come through. Flowkingstone said that all the A-list artistes are in Accra and that explains why most artistes are moving from the other regions to Accra. The rapper who is currently the most sought-after artist in the Garden City added that artists who don’t reside in the nation’s capital, Accra are really struggling including himself. This is because all the attention is concentrated in Accra. “Everything is happening in Accra. Apart from all the connections and sponsors here, all the event centres are here in Accra, talk of the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), the National Theatre, the Fantasy Dome,

“Covering Your Whole Body As An Artiste Is Old School”—Sista Afia

Written by | February 12, 2019 | 0
Popular Ghanaian Songstress, Sista Afia, says she disagrees with Akosua Agypong’s view of how female artistes in the music industry must dress. According to Sista Afia, this is a different era with a different vibe so there is nothing wrong with female acts wearing seductive dresses. She said, her manager leans towards the less exposing dresses. “I can wear something to perform but he’ll let the stylist put more covering to it.” She told Dr. Pounds on Hitz FM she sometimes does not listen to her manager even though she can do without seductive outfits “but then I’m a performer, it’s all part of it.” ”So we shouldn’t wear seductive dresses? ” she quizzed. Akosua Agyapong on the contrary explained that the seductive outfits of ladies put them in a negative lime light. Akosua

Beverly Afaglo Explains Why She Don’t Always Wear Her Wedding Ring

Written by | February 12, 2019 | 0
Beverly Afaglo Ghanaian actress Beverly Afaglo Baah says she only wears her wedding ring on special occasions. Speaking on Behind the fame on Joy FM, on February 11, the actress said she did not like the ring mark on her finger anytime she had to take it off to act. The wife of Choirmaster of Praye fame told Lexis Bill “it gave me different colours on my finger and I didn’t like what I saw in my last movie Brown sugar.” “I take the ring to special places, now, like weddings,” she added. She disputed rumours she and her husband were no longer together, “everybody knows we’re married, I’m surprised people think we’re not together.” In an interview with Graphic Showbiz in 2018, Beverly Afaglo said being a submissive wife has been the secret to making her marriage

New Regions To Get Legal Backing To Today

Written by | February 12, 2019 | 0
President Nana Akufo-Addo will from today, Tuesday through to Friday, present the Constitutional Instruments to give legal backing for the creation of six new regions in the country. This follows the December 27, 2018 referendum where residents within the catchment areas of the proposed new regions voted to give an overwhelming endorsement for the creation of the regions. The CI is expected to among other things name the selected capital towns of the regions. The new regions are Western North, Ahafo, Bono East, Oti, North East, and Savannah. According to a government statement, the North East and Savannah regions will have their constitutional instruments presented first on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, before the Bono East and Ahafo Region on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Jostling for capitals Even

“Police Are Joking With Us’ – Families Of Missing Girls

Written by | February 12, 2019 | 0
The families of three suspected kidnapped young ladies in Takoradi have issued a one-week ultimatum to police to find their daughters. Their ultimatum follows allegations by a key suspect in the matter, Samuel Oudotek Wills, that he was aided by a police officer when he escaped from cells last December. “It’s getting to three months, where is my sister? Whether she is alive or not we don’t know anything. We are joking with this guy [key suspect]…what is going on in Ghana here? Seriously, we don’t understand,” said Rebecca Quayson, a sister of one of the missing young ladies, Ruth Love Quayson. The key lead in the suspected kidnapping cases that happened in Takoradi, the Western Region capital, revealed in court Monday that a police investigator helped him break away from