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One dies in 'One Corner' dance craze in Central Region

A young lady is reported dead while performing some gymnastics in the popular ‘One Corner’ dancing competition in the Central Region.

The one corner dance is a crazy dance accompanied with extra energy that requires one secludes oneself in a corner and perform a sexually stimulating dance.

There are already talks that this dance may soon take the dancing and music scene in the whole country with a bang.

Both young and old have since been mesmerized by the One Corner fever as they take turns to show off their skills.

Unfortunately for the young lady who was seriously showing some skills when the dance hits the street of the Central region met her untimely death.

The lady whose name was not given is believed to be in her twenties.

She felt unconscious while performing some dancing prone moves.


WAFU Preview: Ghana vs Niger - Semi Final

The Black Stars B of Ghana will be at crossroads when they face Niger in the second semifinal of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations on Thursday evening at the Cape Coast Sports Stadium.

Ghana topped Group A and despite losing their last match to Nigeria. The Black Stars B remain strong favourites to lift the coveted trophy having won the last edition of the WAFU Zone B tournament.

Maxwell Konadu in a post match interview after suffering defeat to Nigeria said:

“I think the game against Nigeria was a difficult one, but all the same I have to congratulate the boys for what they did even though we lost game, they played through a lot of difficulties.

“We have to congratulate Nigeria, they took their chances and played very well. It was a day, nothing really worked for us. We will go back, rest well and recover for Thursday and the semifinal.”


Kwesi Pratt blasts Bawumia for politicizing Free SHS

The Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr has lashed out at vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia for taking a political twist to the implementation of the free SHS policy.

Moments after the president launched the free SHS policy, the Vice President Dr. Bawumia took to his Facebook wall to tease his political opponents particularly the NDC for suggesting that the policy as an “election gimmick”, a “hoax” or “fraud”.

“We thank God. They said it was impossible. They said it was an election gimmick. They said it was a hoax. Today, the impossible has become possible. Today, Free Senior High School education is here. We thank God for the vision and fortitude of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo… God bless our homeland Ghana”

Meanwhile, the post seems to have angered veteran journalist and The Managing Editor of the insight Newspaper Kwesi Pratt Jnr.


Bukom Banku vs Bastie Samir clash postponed

The clash between Braimah ‘Bukom Banku’ Kamoko and Bastie Samir has been postponed to October 21st.

The highly anticipated clash was billed to come off on September 30th at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra.
But according to the promoter of the fight, Alex Ntiamoah of Box Office Promotions, the fight was postponed because of TV right.

An official statement from the promoter reads:
The Management of Box Office Sports Promotions, promoters of “MAKE OR BREAK” (BANKU vs BASTIE) fight, which was supposed to come off on September 30, 2017 at the Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra, wish to inform the Ghanaian boxing fans and the general public that the show has been postponed to October 21, 2017 at the same venue (Bukom Boxing Arena).


Odorgonno SHS charges freshers for developmental levy despite Free SHS

The first year students who have gained admission into Odorgonno Senior High School have been charged GH¢ 30 as developmental levy.

This is contrary to government’s directive that no first year student should pay any amount as funds have been released to the various for the implementation of the free SHS policy.

This was disclosed by the headmistress of the school, Dr. Sharon Ofori in her address to parents and first year students of the school.

She explained that the amount had been agreed on in consultation with the PTA board of the school and the said amount is to help complete an uncomplicated library project which is at the roofing level.

Parents and their wards who have gained admission into Odorgonno Senior High School have thronged the school premises to go through the registration process.


Life in opposition has been difficult – Former NDC MP

The former presidential Staffer under former president Mahama, Mr.Adu Asare has admitted that life in opposition has been difficult for the NDC since losing the 2016 election.

According to the former Member of Parliament for Adenta constituency, the NDCs predicament is as a result of lack of inflow of revenue to the party after losing the election.

Speaking to Accra based Joy FM Mr. Adu Asare explained that though he is not broke, life in government guaranteed a steady stream of income which opposition does not offer.

The former Adenta MP lost his seat after he pussyfooted on the decision to seek re-election, losing the primaries in the process.

But he said several factors including obstacles put in his way by some party officials in the constituency made it hard for him to throw his heart in the ring.


Alejandro Luna declines to fight Richard Commey

Ghana’s Richard Commey has been ducked by America’s Alejandro Luna ahead of their expected purse bid, can exclusively report.

Last month, the International Boxing Federation (IBF) ordered Commey and Luna, the leading available contenders according to the organization’s rankings, to meet for the right to become the mandatory challenger for the 135-pound (lightweight) world title held by Robert Easter Jr.

The sanctioning body sent a letter to Luna promoter Tom Brown of TGB Promotions and Commey promoter Lou DiBella, ordering them to commence negotiations for the fight after both sides “have indicated in writing a willingness to participate in this eliminator.” Negotiations should be concluded by Aug. 4 or a purse bid will be ordered.

Both sides failed to reach an agreement and ahead of the purse bid slated for September 12th Luna has pulled out.


Don’t play politics with free SHS – Education Minister

The Deputy Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has debunked media assertions that the free SHS policy is a political mischief.

He emphasised that the program is meant to benefit every student who qualified to be placed in the Senior High School irrespective of their status.

Mr. Adutwum was responding to claims by some parents to the effect that the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service are deliberately frustrating the placement system in other to cut down the number of prospective SHS students.

“We came to serve the people of Ghana. We will implement policies and programmes to help the parents and Ghanaians.

“This will ensure the development we need as a country for all Ghanaians, irrespective your status in the society.” He noted on Accra based Accra FM.

Dr Adutwum, further called on parents not to pay any fees demanded by heads of senior high schools since the government is taking care of all such expenses.


No bribe will be taken to get unplaced student placed – GES warns parents

The Ghana Education Service (GES), has warned students against fraudsters who are charging monies at internet cafes to get unplaced student placed.

According to GES, many fraudsters that have been operating undercover are charging huge sums of money to assist unplaced student get placed through the system.

Briefing the media, the Ashanti Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Cassandra Twum Ampofo, cautioned that, “any person that comes on your way with such motives, must immediately be resisted.”

“Any student that pays money to any person pretending to be from GES, do that in their own risk”, she added.

According to her, some unscrupulous persons at internet cafes are charging parents some amount of money with the assurance of getting students who were not placed on the computerized placement exercise into schools of their choice.


Mahama trolling is nonsensical – Clement Apaak

A former presidential staffer with former President Mahama, Dr. Clement Apaak has taken critics of President Mahama to the cleaners after he was trolled for the annulment of Kenya’s presidential polls.

On his Facebook wall, Mr. Apaak described it as nonsensical to subject the former president to unnecessary trolling just because he led Common wealth Observer Mission to Kenya.

“What nonsense, did JDM [John Dramani Mahama] write the constitution of Kenya? Is he the Kenya’s EC! Focus your attention on fighting the army worm infestation”, Builsa North lawmaker took to his Facebook wall.

Ghana’s former President has become a subject of troll on social media especially Facebook, following the outcome of an election petition in Kenya which was ruled by the Supreme Court on Friday, September 1, 2017,


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