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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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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ROYAL WEDDING 2018: IN PICTURES, PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE.

ROYAL WEDDING 2018: IN PICTURES, PRINCE HARRY AND MEGHAN MARKLE. Union jacks, tiaras, horse-drawn carriages, and celebrity guests. It’s the royal wedding in pictures… Crowds cheered Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, as they travelled in the horse-drawn Ascot landau.   Up to 100,000 well-wishers lined the route as the duke and duchess travelled through Windsor.   Crowds filled the streets to watch the procession after the wedding.   The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and other members of the Royal Family wave after the wedding.   The newlywed couple hold hands as they sit in the horse-drawn carriage.   Meghan and Prince Harry leave

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BISA KDEI ARRESTED IN USA FOR TRESPASSING.

BISA KDEI ARRESTED IN USA FOR TRESPASSING. Unconfirmed reports from a source in USA suggests Ghana’s Highlife artiste Bisa Kdei is currently in the American police custody According to the source, Bisa Kdei was trespassing on the property of the American government without permission He states, Bisa Kdei was on set shooting the music video for “Asew” off his “Highlife Konnect” album in a white community, but cant confirm if they had a permit or not As to what triggered the alarm, the source says there were a lot of blacks on set shooting in that particular white community and he believes one of the neighbors called the police for

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VIDEO: WHITE WOMAN CALLS COPS ON BLACK MAN FIXING A HOUSE – AFTER HE SHOWS HER WRITTEN PERMISSION.

VIDEO: WHITE WOMAN CALLS COPS ON BLACK MAN FIXING A HOUSE – AFTER HE SHOWS HER WRITTEN PERMISSION. A video posted to YouTube shows an encounter between a black real estate investor and a white neighbor who called the police on him in Memphis, Raw Story reports. Michael Hayes wrote that he went to the dilapidated home to inspect it when the next door neighbor came out and demanded to know what he was doing. Hayes said he showed the woman his investment contract giving him permission to repair the house and written permission he got from the owner to be on the property. Despite showing her the documents, the woman still

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I CAN’T SANCTION DEPORTATION OF GHANAIANS FROM US – GHANA AMBASSADOR.

I CAN’T SANCTION DEPORTATION OF GHANAIANS FROM US – GHANA AMBASSADOR. Ghana’s Ambassador to the U.S. has been caught in a cat and mouse game, with the US authorities piling pressure on him to sanction the deportation of thousands of Ghanaians. Dr Agyei Bawuah has described as unfair, pressure on him to give his approval for hundreds of Ghanaians to be sent home for violating U.S. immigration laws. “It leaves me with difficulty to sanction the deportation of my citizen and I have been trying hard to explain this to the authorities,” he told Joy News’ Elton John Brobbey. According to the frustrated Ambassador, he does not understand why he

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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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WHITE PEOPLE USE POLICE AS A WEAPON.

WHITE PEOPLE USE POLICE AS A WEAPON. Student Lolade Siyonbola say the police were called after she fell asleep in a share common room with other students that live in the same hall of residence. Police called after black Yale student fell asleep in common room. It seems the story has been told a hundred times before. A white person sees a person of colour doing something they disagree with. They call the police. The videos of the police encounter show up on social media and soon it appears on news outlets across the world. Lolade Siyonbola is a black postgraduate student at Yale University. She shares a common room with

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IT’S BEEN 50 YEARS SINCE BRITAIN LEFT. WHY ARE SO MANY AFRICAN JUDGES STILL WEARING WIGS?.

IT’S BEEN 50 YEARS SINCE BRITAIN LEFT. WHY ARE SO MANY AFRICAN JUDGES STILL WEARING WIGS?. NAIROBI — The British gave up their last colonies in Africa half a century ago. But they left their wigs behind. Not just any wigs. They are the long, white, horsehair locks worn by high court judges (and King George III). They are so old-fashioned and so uncomfortable, that even British barristers have stopped wearing them. But in former British colonies — Kenya, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Malawi and others — they live on, worn by judges and lawyers. Now, a new generation of African jurists is asking: Why are the continent’s most prominent legal minds still wearing

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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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