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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…

Two-term limit on presidency is un-African, Yahya Jammeh tells Obama

The US president and The Gambia’s long-serving President Yahya Jammeh have differed sharply in their positions on enforcing term limits for African leaders. Barack Obama in an address to the African Union on Tuesday, the first by a US leader, condemned African leaders who refuse to give up power. But Yahya Jammeh who seized power in 1994…

FIFA’s Jack Warner fights extradition to US, cites fear of being shot by racist cops

Former FIFA vice president, Jack Warner, has mounted a legal challenge against his extradition to the US, arguing that “the colour of his skin will make him an open target in a country where law enforcement officials routinely abuse and harass blacks.” In a statement to a court in his native Trinidad and Tobago, Mr.…

FBI requests Dzamefe report to help decode the co-efficient of FIFA bribe distribution 

Sources close to the investigations into corruption at FIFA have revealed that the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has asked for a copy of the report by the Justice Dzamefe Commission in an effort to understand how the alleged bribes were distributed.  The Dzamefe Commission’s report is the result of several months of inquiry into…

New US visa rules: Bulletproof vests required

The notoriously burdensome United States visa application process has taken a turn for the worse. In addition to the many requirements, visa applicants will now be required to provide evidence of ownership of a bulletproof vest, according to new visa rules announced by United States Embassy in Accra this morning. “Ghanaian nationals wishing to visit,…

Ferguson ranked next to Islamic State on Global Terrorism Index

The brutality of Ferguson’s police force has earned the US city of Ferguson a deserved place next to the equally vile extremist Islamic State on the Global Terrorism Index. A new global report which described both the IS jihadists and Ferguson’s Police force as “mad men with weapons and a sole aim of killing the…

US parents want Facebook users in Africa to declare Ebola status for fear of catching virus online

In a “perfectly reasonable attempt” to protect their children from the Ebola virus, a group of concerned parents in the US have asked Facebook to introduce a new feature that will compel users in Africa to declare their Ebola status. “The news is that this Ebola is sweeping through Africa like wild fire, so this…

The new iPhone 6 & 6 plus come with ‘Wailing Elvis’ as default ringtone

Ghanaian iPhone fans will be happy to know that the newly launched iPhone 6 and the larger iPhone 6 plus come with a heap of new features including a new set of ringtones and text tones available only to users in Ghana. With this new feature, the default ringtone for all users in Ghana will…

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