The website of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), knust.edu.gh– has been hacked by a Moroccan hacking squad.
The group is describing themselves as the Moroccan Mujahideen team. The site takedown occurred around 1900 GMT Tuesday, and despite numerous reports the site has not been restored, it remains down as at the time of this report. (more…)
Ofori Amponsah performed his new single ‘Alewa’ over the weekend at the Kasapreko ‘Aloma Sankwa’ show in Kumasi.
It was the first live performance of the song by Ofori, who has received load of flaks for going back to secular music. He also performed his greatest hits, including ‘Damabi’, ‘Odwo’, ‘Bonwire’ and Emmanuela.
As ever, he delivered vocally. Great performance!
Video credit: NYDJ Live
As we get ever closer to that December 31 deadline for the end of dumsor, the situation seems to be worsening- not getting better.
Nigerian singer 2Face Idibia is honoured with the ‘Tafindan Kudenda’ chieftaincy title in Kaduna.
The title is bestowed on the Afro pop crooner for his vigorous campaign for peace during Nigeria’s recent election and also for his humanitarian services through the 2Face Idibia Foundation.
‘Tafindan Kudenda’ means Ambassador For Peace.
In a video that was shared on 2Face’s Instagram account, the singer said he was ‘super excited’ that he was honoured with the title.
That Adele reign just wont let up!
Adele is killing this era just like how Michael and Mariah slayed the 80s and 90s respectively.
Fresh from hearing great news that her album ’25’ has sold a whopping 2.3 million copies in just 3 days, Adele stopped by ‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ on Monday night to promote her critically acclaimed album.
The 27-year-old British sensation performed Greg Kurstin-produced jam ‘Water Under The Bridge’. As ever, Adele slayed effortlessly. Great vocal performance!
While there is still a subtle on-going debate among certain Ghanaians in relation to our annual independence celebrations, the cost and the economic non-productiveness of this–Tanzania’s new President John Magufuli has cancelled his country’s Independence Day celebrations.
For the first time in 50 years, President John Magufuli won’t give the people of Tanzania the opportunity to gather for speeches, traditional dances, military parades and flypasts. (more…)
NATO has called for an emergency meeting after Russian Su-24 jet was shot by Turkey at the Turkish-Syrian border.
NATO ambassadors will meet today in Brussels at 5 pm (4 pm GMT).
A NATO’s representative has said; “The meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will be held at 5 pm (4 pm GMT) at Turkey’s request.”
The situation is closely being monitored by NATO. (more…)
The irony is clear; the Energy Commission cannot ensure that Ghanaians have electricity—the large reason why most Ghanaians are considering solar, but it has the resource to clamp down illegal solar service provider.
According to StarrFm, the Energy Commission is going after Solar Service Providers who do not have the required licenses for their businesses—ready to shut down their businesses.
Reasonably and considering the current power crisis in Ghana, the Energy Commission should rather be talking about regularizing the activities of these unlicensed Solar Service Providers—because when people are desperate, which Ghanaians are, they will do whatever seems comforting. (more…)
The lack of proper coordination on the fight against ISIS seems to be leading to a new set of international problems—now that Turkish military has shot down a Russian war plane near its border to Syria.
Both Ankara and Moscow have confirmed the incident.
Turkey’s military officials have said ” the Russian Sukhoi Su-24 jet was shot down by Turkish F-16 fighter planes on Tuesday morning after violating the country’s air space and ignoring nearly a dozen warnings,” reports UK’s MailOnline.
But Russia is disputing this, with Russia’s Ministry of Defence claiming the jet was in Syrian airspace, and was shot down from the ground. (more…)
After an overwhelming victory for Ghanaian comedian and actor, Kwame Dzokoto at the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Constituency in the just ended NDC primaries, former head of the political science department at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr Richard Amoako Baah, has called on him not to be goofing off on the floor of parliament if given the mandate in the 2016 elections to represent his constituents.
According to him, Kwame Dzokoto’s popularity is what helped him trounce his opponent, and not anything to do with him having a better message. (more…)
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