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Mahama to be picked from KIA by a convoy of bamboo bicycles

Mahama to be picked from KIA by a convoy of bamboo bicycles

President John Drama-nyie Mahama will be picked up by a convoy of Made-in-Ghana bamboo bicylces when he returns from his extended visit to the United States, according to the Flagstaff House (FSH). Officials from the FSH say the decision to ditch the usual presidential convoy- made up of a collection of V8 SUVs and a…

Unemployment in South Africa drops as number of self-employed looters rise

The number of South Africans who are out of work has fallen in the last three weeks, according to official figures. Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) says a fall in the unemployment rate among black South Africans in Durban and Johannesburg has been triggered by a sudden rise in self employment. The recent figures from…

AU to be renamed Apathy Union

The African Union will be renamed Apathy Union, a name described by officials in Addis Ababa as “a more accurate description of the union and it’s leadership.” The announcement of the new name comes as African leaders continue to face fierce criticisms for their failure to show solidarity and concern over the recent terror attack…

Nigerian politicians ready to begin breaking campaign promises as voting closes

As voting and counting of ballot papers draw to a close, politicians in Nigeria have begun preparations to begin breaking their campaign promises once a again. Information from the Democratic People’s Party (DPD) and All Progressives Congress (APC) say the respective presidential candidates are ready to go ahead with the routine process of breaking campaign…

The Book of Dumteronomy: The king who enjoyed free uninterrupted power supply

CHAPTER 1 The parable of the king who enjoyed free uninterrupted power supply while his people suffered in dumsor. 1. And on the morning after the twenty sixth day of the second month in the year of our worse dumsor, the reclusive prophet gathered the people of Ogyakrom to tell them a parable. And he…

Politicians to spend 4 years in jail after every 4 year term

The people of Ghana are calling for the amendment of the country’s constitution to include a compulsory 4 year jail term for all political office holders after every 4 years in office. The proposed amendment is in response to the unending series of corruption scandals which has become a feature of Ghanaian politics. “Not a…

Ghana to buy power from Ivory Coast to watch concluding episode of Maricruz

Ghana will purchase another 80MW of power from Ivory Coast to guarantee uninterrupted power supply for the concluding episode of Corazon Indomable- a popular Mexican soap opera renamed Maricruz by Ghanaian fans. This is believed to be a move to appease non football fans upset by government’s decision to splash out on an 80MW power…

ECOWAS leaders plan solidarity march after attempted overthrow of Yahya Jammeh

Several West African leaders will join their Gambian counterpart to march through Bangul in a show of solidarity after last month’s failed coup attempt. This comes just a few days after President Mahama- the current Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, stopped over in Gambia to assure President Yahya Jammeh…

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