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Canadian bets $10,000 on #AccraFloods trending again next year

Canadian bets $10,000 on #AccraFloods trending again next year

A Canadian man has placed a $10,000 bet on the Twitter hashtag #AccraFloods which trended following the floods in Ghana’s capital to trend again in a year’s time. With the odds set at 11/8, the unnamed punter who stands to win a total of $23,750 said this is his “first time betting on man-made disasters.”…

ECG to lay off workers due to worsening power crisis

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has become the latest company to announce plans to lay off workers due to the worsening energy crisis in the country. A statement from the public electricity distribution company said “the dumsor has increased operational cost, hence, it has become necessary for ECG to slash its workforce” in order…

Dictionaries updated as Halidu redefines ‘prostitute’ as unmarried 30yr old woman with an opinion

Are you an unmarried woman aged 30 years or over? Do you have strong opinions about the depressing socio-economic situation in Ghana? Are you frustrated by the lies and deceit of public servants? Are even more frustrated that your taxes are used to pay such incompetent individuals? Are you articulate and bold enough to express…

‘We’re acquiring emergency power barges from Kweku Ananse not Karpower’- Ministry of Power

The Ministry of Power says the contract to acquire two emergency power barges was signed with “Kweku Ananse and not Karpower” as originally announced.  In a statement aimed at restoring public trust, the Ministry of Power said: “We have an Ananse story for all Ghanaians- the two emergency power barges will be delivered in September…

Appointment Committee to be renamed Rubber Stamp Committee

Parliament’s Appointment Committee will be renamed the Rubber Stamp Committee, a name which “better reflects the work of the committee.” According to a source inside parliament, the name change is aimed at helping the general public to better understand the committee’s purpose. He explained that “the public has somehow mistaken Parliament’s Appointment Committee for a…

National Archives ready to receive Dzamefe Report

The Public Records and Archives Department says its dust coated shelves are ready to welcome Justice Dzamafe’s report as soon as “the president has had a few more photo opportunities with the long overdue World Cup report.” An assessment by the national archives concluded that the Dzamefe Committee report is worthy of a permanent place in…

Dayspring Uni to award Woyome an honorary degree in Financial Engineering

First, the courts awarded him a gargantuan judgement debt and now Alfred Woyome is set to be awarded an honorary degree for his groundbreaking work in the field of financial engineering. Dayspring Christian University of Mississippi says it will honour Alfred Woyome for his “outstanding contribution” towards redefining financial engineering. A statement from the American…

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