VLISCO, NAMANDLA CELEBRATE MOTHERS WITH “THANK YOU MUM” CAMPAIGN.

VLISCO, NAMANDLA CELEBRATE MOTHERS WITH “THANK YOU MUM” CAMPAIGN. Textile Manufacturer Vlisco in partnership with Namandla Communications has recognised and celebrated Madam Elizabeth Yaa Asantewaa for her efforts in raising two daughters as a single mother. Madam Elizabeth emerged the winner of a social media campaign dubbed: “Thank You Mum” after her daughter, Lilliana Owusu-Akyem’s essay was selected out of several individual stories of the extraordinary role mothers play in the lives of their families. The campaign was opened to children to express their deep gratitude to their mothers and to highlight key aspects of their personality that warrants them the overall prize. In observance of Mother’s Day last Sunday,

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I WEEP FOR GHANA; WRONG PEOPLE IN CHARGE – BLAKOFE.

I WEEP FOR GHANA; WRONG PEOPLE IN CHARGE – BLAKOFE. Akua Djanie, popularly known as Akua Blakofe has stated that she is disheartened by the way affairs are being managed by top officials in the country. Her statement follows a recent banter with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Tourist Development Company (GTDC), Kwadwo Antwi, after she sent letters to the Ministries of Health and Sanitation for a partnership towards a beach and market clean up with investors from the United States. According to Blakofe, her request was not welcomed by both Sanitation and Health Ministry. “I sent letters to the Ministries of Health and Sanitation as I

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WINTER LOG CABIN GETAWAYS IN UPSTATE NEW YORK.

WINTER LOG CABIN GETAWAYS IN UPSTATE NEW YORK. Log cabins have a natural way of creating a living fantasy, and while we may not have this at our traditional concrete structured homes, we can always flee to a fantastic log cabin and live the fantasy for some time, can’t we? During the winter, the wood – unlike other construction material – protects from the extreme cold weather and provides a healthy, comfortable, and cozy getaway, from its natural insulating property keeping the inner environment warmer. This is not to mention the energy consumption benefits of log cabins, saving approximately 30% of energy due to less use of heaters. This ensures

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I AM NOT 44-YEARS-OLD – MCBROWN HITS BACK AT CRITICS.

I AM NOT 44-YEARS-OLD – MCBROWN HITS BACK AT CRITICS. Actress and TV show host, Nana Ama McBrown Mensah, has finally cleared the air and opened up about the controversy surrounding her real age. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Felix Adomako Mensah on the ‘Celebrity ride with Zionfelix”, the actress revealed that the media has always given her a ‘higher’ age than she really is. “I am 40 years now and I am very proud of my age because I still look good,I take care of myself and it is so graceful to know that you are growing fresh every day. Sometimes I laugh about the age they give

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FACEBOOK SHUTS DOWN 583 MILLION FAKE ACCOUNTS AS IT REVEALS IT IS PACKED WITH ABUSIVE CONTENT.

FACEBOOK SHUTS DOWN 583 MILLION FAKE ACCOUNTS AS IT REVEALS IT IS PACKED WITH ABUSIVE CONTENT. Huge number of fake accounts represents a quarter of its user base. Facebook shut down 583 million fake accounts in the first quarter of 2018, the social media giant said as it revealed the huge scale of abuse on the platform. The site has revealed just how much malicious content was being published and shared on the site for the first time ever. It comes as Facebook has been criticised for the way the platform has been abused, with accusations it has helped changed the course of elections and enabled criminal behaviour. It said it had taken down 837

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YOUNGEST AFRICAN BILLIONAIRE SPEAKS AT LEGACY SERIES IN ACCRA TODAY.

YOUNGEST AFRICAN BILLIONAIRE SPEAKS AT LEGACY SERIES IN ACCRA TODAY. All is set for the Ugandan entrepreneur, Ashish J. Thakkar, to deliver what is expected to be a thought-provoking address at this year’s Legacy Series at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra today. The Millennium Excellence Foundation (MEF) is partnering the Mara Foundation to deliver a knowledge-based forum dubbed ‘Legacy Series’. The MEF has decided to provide several initiatives aimed at youth empowerment, mentorship and advanced innovations in Ghana and West Africa. Preparing youth for job market The President of the MEF, Ambassador Ashim Morton, commended the government for the initiatives set forth to prepare the youth for the job market. He

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DIGITAL TECH DISRUPTION IN THE FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY.

DIGITAL TECH DISRUPTION IN THE FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY. The food service industry has greatly evolved over the years, especially as the world gradually goes mobile. Food consumers’ demands, and specifications have largely contributed to the industry disruption, as a time sensitive generation arises. A working class with little or no time to personally make home made meals still want to enjoy great food, conveniently delivered to their preferred location in a speedy way. Social trends, urbanization, and internet connectivity have given rise to a group of food consumers willing to part with an extra dollar to have their specific food orders met. As a result, online food delivery companies have

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WE’VE CREATED 1,096,404 JOBS IN 15 MONTHS – EMPLOYMENT MINISTER.

WE’VE CREATED 1,096,404 JOBS IN 15 MONTHS – EMPLOYMENT MINISTER. Between January 2017 and March 2018, the New Patriotic Party government has facilitated the creation of 1,096,404 jobs in both the public and private sectors of the Ghanaian economy, the Minister of Employment, Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah has said. According to the minister, these jobs were only in the formal sector and “so what happened in the informal sector is not even accounted for. Mr Baffour Awuah said this at the launch of the Nation Builders Corps in Kumasi Tuesday morning. He said youth unemployment has become one of the most critical challenges of the Ghanaian national life today and

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ECO-FRIENDLY RENTALS IN AUSTRALIA FOR THE LABOR HOLIDAY.

ECO-FRIENDLY RENTALS IN AUSTRALIA FOR THE LABOR HOLIDAY. Surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans, Australia is a top international tourist destination known for its beaches, Badlands, vast desert wilderness, and unique animals like the duck-billed platypuses and the kangaroos. It is an exciting country to visit, particularly for Kenyans who seem to share symbiotic relationships with Australians. Whether for study purposes or travel reasons, we tend to be attracted to this country reportedly among the best in the world with some of its cities among the top 10 most livable in the world according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Survey. Speaking of which, we can’t fail to

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TOURISM’S LEADING ROLE IN CREATING MORE AND BETTER JOBS.

TOURISM’S LEADING ROLE IN CREATING MORE AND BETTER JOBS. Global unemployment is still on a high with over 190 million in 2018, according to the International Labor Organization (ILO). This alarming rate calls for all economic sectors to play their roles in job creation, providing sustainable employment. While the tourism sector currently generates only 10% of the world’s jobs, its potential – if well tapped, could be a major source of employment and entrepreneurship. This represents an important topic of discussion, having been an agenda in the 8th meeting of the Ministers of Tourism of the G20 economies and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In a

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KANTANKA RELEASES GHANA’S G-WAGON ‘KANTANKA OKATAKYIE’

KANTANKA RELEASES GHANA’S G-WAGON ‘KANTANKA OKATAKYIE’ Ghanaian inventor Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo has launched a brand-new car model to add to his growing list of inventions. The G-Wagon like car has very sophisticated specs and has been named ‘Kantanka Okatakyie’. The car is the latest to be assembled by Dr. Safo, whose Kantanka vehicles are beginning to catch the eyes of many. The ‘Kantanka Okatakyie’ car is a sports utility type with its unique design and has the ability to withstand harsh roads. The new G Wagon like Kantanka also has a bright headlight with a boldly inscribed ‘Kantanka Okatakyie’, embedded with the Kantanka crown. Dr. Safo has over the

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