Author Archives: VibeGhana

My best friend ‘slept’ with my first wife – Reggie Rockstone

REGGIE ROCKSTONE

Hip-life legend Reggie Rockstone has revealed that he divorced his first after she slept wth his best friend. According to him, the unfortunate incident inspired his popular hit single ‘Ah’ which won him Best Video at the 2004 KORA Awards in Johannesburg, South Africa. Reggie speaking on Late Night Express on Joy FM Wednesday night revealed that most people did ...

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Actress Pokua’s children are mine – Kwaw Kese reveals

Kwaw Kese

Kwaw Kese last year made it known that actress cum business woman, Nana Pokuaa Kyei Baffour aka Poks is the woman after his own heart. Pokuaa usually flaunts two children on her social media handles and so the question is are those kids Kwaw Kese’s. In an interview with Giovani on Route 919 on Live 91.9 FM, the musician said ...

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House passes Income Tax Amendment Bill

Parliament last Wednesday passed the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The passage gives legal backing to the decision of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to suspend the collection of the one per cent withholding tax. The Income Tax Act 2015, which was passed by Parliament and assented to by President John Mahama on September 1, 2015, was to have come ...

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Volta rice farmers to benefit from ADP

Small Actions For Enterprise (SAFE-Ghana), a rice production focused non-governmental organization in Ho, in partnership with 2SCALE Projects, has commenced training of certified rice growers in the Volta Region to develop rice agribusiness in the region and improve yields. The team leader at SAFE-Ghana, Patrick Avumegah, said the first phase of the project would see some selected seed growers in ...

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High non-performing loans to affect lending to private sector

The Chief Executive of Stanbic bank, Alhassan Andani, has indicated to Citi Business News lending to the private sector by most commercial banks this year, will be adversely affected due to the increase in non-performing loans. A report released by the Bank of Ghana late 2015, revealed that non performing loans accounted for by local companies increased from in 93.1 ...

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Low oil prices don’t hurt Ghana – Kwarteng

Obuasi West Member of Parliament, Kweku Kwarteng, has said assertions that Ghana’s economy is negatively affected by dips in world oil prices are insincere. He said the country, being a net importer of oil, cannot claim to lose revenue as a result of falls in the price of crude on the world market. The MP made these observations at an ...

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Boateng boasts of his leadership at Milan

AC Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng reveals his leadership role in the team a little over a month after joining the club for a second spell. The Ghana international officially completed his comeback on January 1, having earlier trained with the side for months after parting ways with German club Schalke 04. Debuting in a 1-1 away stalemate with Roma, the ...

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Hearts of Oak settle players’ enticement fees

Hearts of Oak claim they have paid all enticement fees owed new and old players, the club reported today. The club’s finances have improved after majority shareholder Togbe Afede XIV injected a whopping US$ 450,000 to boost the side ahead of the new season. A Hearts News publication said: “All nine new players who were signed ahead of the start ...

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I have no hand in BA microfinance scam – First Lady

First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs. Lordina Mahama has denied reports and allegations that she and the President are responsible for the financial scam in the Brong Ahafo Region. According to Mrs. Mahama, the allegations are a calculated attempt by the opposition to create disaffection between the first family and the people of Brong Ahafo Region, who have ...

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Kumasi Tafo violence not religious conflict – Rev. Osei-Bonsu

A member of the National Peace Council is urging the public not to misconstrue the incident at Kumasi Old Tafo, between some Muslim youth and traditional authorities for a religious conflict between Christians and Muslims. Most Rev. Joseph Osei-Bonsu says even though the actions must be condemned in all terms, it is purely a land issue and not a religious ...

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Afriwave saga: Prosecute IMANI – Consultant

An international business consultant, Prince Kassim Alubankudi, wants IMANI Ghana dragged to court if documents it produced on the Afriwave deal are fake. He said commentary on the matter has sent a negative impression of Ghana to the outside world and urgent steps need to be taken to redeem the country’s image. The award-winning think-tank alleges that the NCA did ...

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“Selfish” MPs don’t deserve police protection

Executive Director of Media Foundation for West Africa, Sulemana Braimah, has disapproved the request for personal Police protection for the country’s legislators describing it as self-centred. Some Members of Parliament on Tuesday renewed calls for them to be given special personal Police protection both within and outside the House amid what they say are the recent attacks on their lives. ...

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Name and shame men who marry young girls – UNFPA

The Exec­utive Director of United Nations Population Fund, Prof Babatunde Osotimehin has indicated that African governments can do more in the fight against child marriages by naming and shaming men who sleep with and marry young girls. According to him, al­though there are laws pro­hibiting child marriages in Ghana and in Africa as a whole its implementation continues to be ...

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Police killed Mampong Nursing tutor ‘intentionally’

Authorities of the Mampong Nursing and Midwifery Training College in the Ashanti Region have given a different account of the shooting to the death of a human anatomy tutor of the school together with his brother by the police. The school authorities say the police were unprofessional as they fired more than once at the unarmed suspects. The school has ...

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Informant reveals how he helped grabbed MP ‘killer’

The informant who gave the Greater Accra Regional Police Command the information that led to the arrest of the suspected killer of the late Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North has disclosed who helped the police to arrest the suspect at his hideout in Accra. The MP, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu was murdered in cold blood at his private residence in ...

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Peace Council to intervene in Tafo impasse

Chairman of the Peace Council Reverend Emmanuel Asante and other members of the council are scheduled to meet the two factions in the raging feud at Tafo in Kumasi. Prominent among the delegation is a representative of the National Chief Imam. Meanwhile, twenty more people have been arrested in connection with the disturbances. The suspects were arrested after they attacked ...

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