VIDEO: SCIENTIST REQUESTS $6bn OUT OF $21.5bn RAILWAY MONEY TO BUILD BULLET TRAINS.

VIDEO: SCIENTIST REQUESTS $6bn OUT OF $21.5bn RAILWAY MONEY TO BUILD BULLET TRAINS. Ghanaian chemical engineer, Dr Thomas Mensah says he could revamp the country’s railway system at the cost of $6billion. He said he will achieve this by employing high-speed trains known as bullet trains that will link communities in the northern and southern parts of Ghana. The US National Academy of Inventors fellow told Myjoyonline.com Thursday, he will use a fibre-optic technology to shrink the travel time to 200 miles per hour (mph). The current estimated travel time from Accra to Bolgatanga, the capital of Upper East Region is 11 hours. His comment came months after the Ghana Railway Development

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VIDEO: GROWING DEMAND FOR SEX TOYS AS WOMEN ORDER IN DOZENS.

VIDEO: GROWING DEMAND FOR SEX TOYS AS WOMEN ORDER IN DOZENS. There is a growing demand for sex toys as Joy News has found out in this video report. Francis who carves sex toys said a woman from Belgium changed the nature of his wood carving business when she approached him to make a wooden penis. According to the woman, her electronic sex toys had developed problems and she wanted a quick replacement, Francis told Joy News. He said it took him three days to study how to make a wooden penis and after carving one for his first client, she was very satisfied. The elevated carver revealed that ladies from Cape Coast in

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RUSSIA BANNED FROM WINTER OLYMPICS BY I.O.C.

RUSSIA BANNED FROM WINTER OLYMPICS BY I.O.C. The Russian delegation at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. Olympic officials ruled on Tuesday that Russia is not allowed to participate, as a country, in the 2018 Winter Games. LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Russia’s Olympic team has been barred from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The country’s government officials are forbidden to attend, its flag will not be displayed at the opening ceremony and its anthem will not sound. Any athletes from Russia who receive special dispensation to compete will do so as individuals wearing a neutral uniform, and the official record books will forever show

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YOUNG LADIES DON’T OPEN YOUR LEGS TO MEN TO SECURE A JOB – BELINDA HAMMOND.

YOUNG LADIES DON’T OPEN YOUR LEGS TO MEN TO SECURE A JOB – BELINDA HAMMOND. Women have been advised to desist from giving sexual favours to men or their bosses in the name of getting of a job in order to avoid all kinds of abuses they have been going through in life. Ms. Belinda Hammond, a 25-year-old lady gave the advice when she met the press in Accra, to narrate the ordeal she went through as a young lady in her bid to get a job. The event was themed: Empowering Women through Life Changing Stories”. According to Belinda, after completing Crystal Galaxy School in Accra, she has been

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TOURISM’S PROMINENCE GROWS, AS AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS POSITION THE SECTOR IN THEIR AGENDA.

TOURISM’S PROMINENCE GROWS, AS AFRICAN GOVERNMENTS POSITION THE SECTOR IN THEIR AGENDA. The tourism sector in Africa, which according to UNWTO saw an 8% increase in international arrivals in 2016, is progressively becoming prominent largely due to the increased commitment from governments. Possessing massive potential to foster positive change and transformation, it is timely that most heads of states and governments are seeing the urgency to prioritize the sector now directly accounting for 10.2% of the world’s GDP (US$2.3 trillion). Following Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive after taking the oath of office for the second term on the 28th of November, 2017, Africans visiting the country will henceforth receive a

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CAPITALIZING ON THE HEALTH-CONSCIOUS TRAVELER.

CAPITALIZING ON THE HEALTH-CONSCIOUS TRAVELER. The year is ending on a high note, with most people checking off their lists for the achieved and not so well-done objectives set in January. On top of a majority’s list is in aspects of lifestyle, from eating healthy to staying fit. This is where the health and wellness tourism come in, a market estimated to grow to over $675 billion by end of 2017. To capitalize on the health-conscious guests (both primary and secondary) with a high spending power, players in the hospitality sector have alleviated their offerings; from the simple in-room yoga mats to the state of the art workout facilities. In

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“GOV’T TO ESTABLISH INTEGRATED BAUXITE & ALUMINUM DEV’T AUTHORITY” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO.

“GOV’T TO ESTABLISH INTEGRATED BAUXITE & ALUMINUM DEV’T AUTHORITY” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO. The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says his Government is determined to exploit, at long last, the strategic resources the country has in bauxite and iron ore deposits. “To this end, an Integrated Bauxite and Aluminum Development Authority is to be established by law, in this meeting of Parliament, to spearhead the exploitation along the full value chain of our consumable bauxite resources,” he said. According to the President, the exploitation of the country’s bauxite and iron ore deposits “will give a considerable fillip to our industrial development, as will also be the case for

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THE IMPORTANCE OF CULINARY TOURISM TO TRAVEL DESTINATIONS.

THE IMPORTANCE OF CULINARY TOURISM TO TRAVEL DESTINATIONS. “Bon Appetite Ma’am,” says the hostess with a cheerful grin. “I smile back with a ‘thank you’, then…Snap! Post! Pray! (ironically, we’ve made it the last priority) and champ into the scrumptious meal like there is never seeing it again. And true to that, before I realize it am clearing the last bits on the plate. Forgive my manners, but when it comes to food, everyone at her/his own pace. I only happen to be a fraction of millions of other food travelers, often referred to as gourmet foodies. A 2016 Food Travel Research by the World Food Travel Association (WFTA), shows

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PLANS TO VEER INTO WIND POWER GENERATION; GHANAIAN EXPERTS VISIT SOUTH AFRICA.

PLANS TO VEER INTO WIND POWER GENERATION; GHANAIAN EXPERTS VISIT SOUTH AFRICA. A 15-member delegation of engineers energy experts from Ghana have visited Lekela, a renewable power generation company in South Africa as part of efforts to veer into wind power generation. The visit by the 15 engineers and managers from the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo), and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), was designed to share best practice on connecting renewable sources of energy like wind power to a country’s national grid. The Ghanaian delegation visited Lekela’s Loeriesfontein and Khobab wind farms. Each site has an installed capacity of 140 MW and both were recently connected to South Africa’s

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THE BLACK FRIDAY CRAZE! UNDERSTANDING THE BUZZ AROUND THE BIGGEST SALE EVENT.

THE BLACK FRIDAY CRAZE! UNDERSTANDING THE BUZZ AROUND THE BIGGEST SALE EVENT. With less than two weeks to the biggest annual sale event, everyone is on their marks for this year’s Black Friday. Celebrated on the 24th of November, the Black Friday sales began in America and are marked the day following Thanksgiving. Over the years, the practice has spread to different parts of the world, with both retailers and consumers taking utmost advantage of the numerous deals offered on millions of products. From offline shops and now to online retailers, the event has become godsend with major outlets opening their doors not only on the actual day but instead,

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ADVERTISEMENT OF HERBAL DRUGS FOR ‘INCURABLE’ DISEASES WORRYING – FDA.

ADVERTISEMENT OF HERBAL DRUGS FOR ‘INCURABLE’ DISEASES WORRYING – FDA. The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), has expressed worry about the manner in which herbal medicine practitioners advertise cure for all kinds of incurable diseases in the media. Upper East Regional Director of the FDA, Mr. Zakaria Braimah, disclosed this in an interview with Citi News in Bolgatanga. “We are worried about the manner that some herbal practitioners go on the airwaves to advertise their products which is not allowed because they are not to even advertise for having the cure for certain diseases like HIV/AIDS, Epilepsy and all forms of heart diseases because these medical conditions have no cure,

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