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The Central Regional Police command is encouraging the public to report personnel who make financial demands before discharging their official duties.

Responding to claims that police personnel demand money for fuel and other inducements when members of the general public seek their services, the Central Regional Public Relations Officer, ASP Irene Oppong in an interaction with ATL FM said the services of the police are free of charge. Under no circumstance therefore must anyone pay money to the police.

A recent CID report suggests crimes are on the decline in Ghana, but concerns are that victims may not be reporting crimes to the police. This is because the police are not entirely friendly and their services are sometimes paid for when victims want the diligent discharge of their duties.

ASP Oppong encourages members of the public to report policemen who ask for transportation or any other inducement. According to her, “these are some of the problems we want the general public to be reporting to us.”

The University for Development Studies (UDS), will from next academic year (2018/2019), introduce a new faculty and programmes as part of efforts to produce critical human resource for the development of the country.

The new programmes include Bachelor of Dental Surgery, BSc. Health Education and Promotion, BSc. Medical Records and Health Information Systems, BSc. Medical Imaging Technology, BSc. Anaesthesia, BSc. Dietetics, Certificate in law, and Faculty of Geosciences.

Professor Seidu Al-hassan, Pro Vice-Chancellor of UDS, who announced this during the UDS’ 25th matriculation ceremony in Tamale on Friday, said “these programmes have been recommended and approved by the Academic Programmes Committee and the Academic Board for implementation.”

Pupils of CK Korfe, an island community at Abotaosi in the Biakoye District in the Volta Region, who fail to go to school due to unreliable means of transport to cross the Volta Lake, would now overcome the challenge following an intervention by a philanthropist who has donated a 20-seater canoe to ease transport on the water.

The Central Regional Police Command says since the launch of “Operation Hit Hard” some two weeks ago, the activities of criminals in the region have drastically been reduced.

According to the central regional Police Commander, COP Rev. Nenyi Ampah Benin, the operation focuses on reducing criminal activities in the region to the barest minimum.

He said before the launch of the operation, Kasoa for example was virtually becoming inhabitable with criminals maiming and robbing residents of their personal belongings but now peace has returned.

Personnel at the University of Cape Coast [UCC] Security Section are inadequately resourced to effectively deal with the kind of robberies reported from the University community and its environs.

This was revealed by an intelligence officer with the UCC security section, Warrant Officer Moses Frempah in an interview on the Atlantic Wave on Thursday.

Mr. Frempah says they are only armed with truncheons, whistles and torchlights and these cannot counter the weapons wielded by the criminals.

The section also has just two vehicles serving the entire university community making them unable to respond promptly to crimes when they are reported.

The University of Cape Coast is surrendered by about seven communities where some students seek accommodation from private developers.

As part of its commitment to deliver great experience to customers, Vodafone Ghana has unveiled an ultra-modern retail shop at Kotokuraba Market in Cape Coast.

The shop which is the first of its kind in Central Region is to bring Vodafone closer to the people of Cape Coast. The ultra-modern facility has an internet Café, Tech Zone and Live experience zone to give the best of service to its cherished customers.

Senegalese referee Malang Diedhiou has been appointed to officiate the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup Group E qualifier between Ghana and Egypt.

Malang will be assisted on the lines by compatriot Djibril Camara and Malick El Hadji Samba with another Senegalese Daouda Gueye serving as fourth official.

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The government has pledged to give strong support to technical universities and polytechnics – to raise the quality of their training, to drive the nation’s industrialization.

Deputy Education Minister, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, said: “we cannot underestimate the place of technical university and polytechnic training in the country’s onward march towards prosperity”.

On Sunday 24th September 2017, news of an alleged terrorist attack at the Accra Mall made waves on social media, sparking fear and panic countrywide. The alleged terrorist attack eventually turned out to be a huge hoax.

The government has announced plans to purchase three thousand motorcycles and two hundred and fifty pickups for use by Agricultural extension officers.

Speaking at the annual festival of the Lawra traditional area in the Upper West Region, to climax their annual Kobine festival, the president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, reiterated his administration’s commitment to the development of agriculture in order to improve the quality of the lives of Ghanaians.

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As part of efforts to avert future gas explosions, the Ghana National Fire Service will now train and certify gas tanker drivers and their mates, to equip them with skills and knowledge in ensuring optimum safety in the discharge of their duty.

National Security meets Parliament over Libya ISIS report

Local News

The Minister of National Security, Mr Albert Kan-Dapaah, and other officials from the National Security last Friday held a session with the leadership of Parliament over reports from the Libyan Attorney-General’s (A-G’s) Office which suggested that some Ghanaians are fighting for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Despite signing Álvaro Morata in a club-record £58million deal, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is said to be actively searching for attacking reinforcements.

Indeed, Morata may have arrived, but Conte missed out on Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United before turning to the Spaniard, while Fernando Llorente chose Tottenham Hotspur over the Blues.

Romelu Lukaku will not face FA action over alleged stamp on Dejan Lovren during Liverpool-Man Utd

Foreign Sports

The FA will not pursue a case against Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku for his alleged stamp on Dejan Lovren, according to Sky sources.

The FA Cup trophy visited the secretariat of Asante Kotoko on Saturday October 14 as part of the road map to the grand finale of the competition.

The porcupine warriors will face Hearts of Oak in the grand finale of the competition in a match dubbed "unmissable".

Officials and players of Asante Kotoko received the giant trophy at the clubs Secretariat as they aim to win it for the 9th time.

Earlier this week Official mascot for the competition, Mr Obia nye Obiaa escorted the trophy to the Hearts of Oak secretariat and some media houses such as Graphic, Times, Happy FM, Atinka FM etc as part activities leading to the grand finale.

The trophy will also be taken to key institutions in Kumasi before making its way to the Northern regional capital where it will be taken to various traditional leaders, top government officials and key institutions before it arrives at the stadium on the day of the match.

Source: ghanafaorg

A goalkeeper in Indonesia's top division has died after colliding with a team-mate during a league match.

Choirul Huda, 38, was rushed to hospital on Sunday but pronounced dead shortly after arriving, doctors said.

In a statement released on the website of his club - Persela FC - Dr Yudistiro Andri Nugroho said Huda suffered "impacts on the chest and lower jaw".

He added the "initial analysis" suggested a "possibility of head trauma and neck trauma".

Dr Nugroho, from Dr Soegiri Lamongan hospital in Lamongan, East Java, said the collision resulted in Huda "stopping breathing and [caused a] cardiac arrest".

He said a medical team attempted to revive him but after an hour there were "no reflexes of signs of normal life".

The match continued, with Persela beating Semen Padang 2-0.

Persela said thousands of fans later attended a candlelit vigil to honour the goalkeeper, who made more than 500 league appearances for his only club.

"Thank you for your constant dedication," read a post on the club's Instagram account.

"Thank you for the inspiration you gave to Persela, Lamongan and Indonesian football."

 

Analysis - 'He loved what he was doing and he was a legend'

Indonesian football writer Antony Sutton met Huda a few months ago while researching a book.

"He played for his local team, he was living the dream," said Sutton. "He was just happy in his skin and happy in his town.

"He's a legend - a one-club man, His ambition was to become his club's goalkeeping coach after he retired.

"He never created a fuss about anything. He loved what he was doing but did it in such an understated way."

Source: BBC

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Aduana Stars came from behind to beat Elmina Sharks 2-1 in the penultimate match of the Ghana Premier League on Sunday, which effectively won them the title.

Jose Mourinho says he will not retire at Manchester United

Foreign Sports

Jose Mourinho says he will not end his managerial career with Manchester United and that he has a "desire to do new things".

Musician drops "Cloud 9" Hip-hop mixtape on birthday (LISTEN)

E-news

The all-round musician has finally released the highly anticipated Hip-hop mixtape titled "Cloud 9" and it happens to be his 32nd birthday.

‘I am available for a movie role;’ Israel Laryea tells Shirley Frimpong-Manso

E-news

TV and radio personality, Israel Laryea says he is open to an opportunity to venture into the mainstream entertainment circles in Ghana.

Abena Korkor apologises to Kojo Yankson, KOD and others

E-news

Abena Korkor Addo explained that she suffered a relapse which caused her to allege that some public figures have paid her huge amounts for sex.

Ed Sheeran breaks arm in cycling accident

E-news

Pop star Ed Sheeran has broken his right arm, putting his upcoming tour dates in jeopardy.

Davido speaks on accusations he killed his friend

E-news

Singer, Davido says he has forgiven those who accused him of complicity in the death of his friend, Tagbo Umeike.

Ghanaian actress Lydia Forson has revealed that during the early stages of her career, a movie producer once demanded to see her breast during an audition.
“Earlier in my career just once, small-time producer who asked to see my breast for a role I was auditioning for and I said no, and walked out,” Lydia said in an interview with the BBC.

 

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has dismissed reports suggesting he’s building up a strong campaign to lead the New Patriotic Party into the 2020 general election.

Bring back Agyapong - NPP group begs as suspension inches 2nd anniversary

Politics

Some party foot soldiers in the Ashanti region have pleaded for the return of New Patriotic Party General Secretary, Kwabena Agyapong after his indefinite suspension in 2015.

Government to revive Komenda Sugar Factory - Minister

Politics

Government has reiterated its commitment to revive the Komenda Sugar Factory (KSF) and sustain its operations.

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has drawn a comprehensive plan of action to reclaim political power in the 2020 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.

The plan, which included all internal elections and the biometric re-registration of party members, was adopted at a National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting last Thursday.

It was chaired by the National Chairman and Leader of the party, Mr Kofi Portuphy, and in attendance were representatives from all the 10 regions.

Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central, Isaac Adongo

Politics

A Member of Parliament’s Finance Committee, Isaac Adongo, has accused the government of not showing enough commitment towards the passage of the Zongo Development Fund Bill.

Speaking to Citi News, Isaac Adongo, who is also the NDC MP for Bolgatanga Central, noted that, the delay was a calculated attempt by the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to deny Ghanaians the passage of the Bill and its subsequent implementation.

“They simply can’t put together a single bill… Why are they not bringing it back under a certificate of urgency? If the Zongo Development Fund Bill is as important as all the other bills that they have brought under the certificate of urgency, why are they going to gazette it again for another 14 days?”

Former Afram Plains North MP, Aboagye Didieye dies

Politics

The Former National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Afram Plains North in the Eastern Region, Emmanuel Aboagye Didieye, has died.

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Want to create the dream life for yourself? Beauty and Tips takes a look at how to do it using a dream board.

A dream board (also known as a vision board) is a tool that helps us to clarify our dreams. It helps us to focus on them, and it helps us to visually represent them in order that we achieve them. It’s a well-known theory in psychology that if you first visually represent your dreams, you will have a much better chance of one day achieving them. Indeed, one of the reasons a lot of people don’t make good on their dreams is that they haven’t taken the time to represent them visually, as well as organise the goals needed to achieve them properly. Instead, their dreams remain inside their head, scattered, messy, vague and unclear.

A dream board gives you the chance to focus in on your dreams. It lets you identify what your vision is, reinforces your belief that one day you can achieve this, helps you break up your dream into a series of mini goals – and it holds you accountable so that you follow through on what you said you would. Moreover, just waking up each morning and seeing your dream life pinned to your wall? That can be all the motivation you need to seize the day and work on your goals. But how do you use a dream board to create your dream life? Let’s take a look!

Be Clear About What You Want

One of the purposes of a dream board is to create some clarity. What is it that you want exactly? Many of us talk wistfully to our friends at the end of a party, saying we want to see the world, quit our jobs and go travelling. But this is just wishful thinking unless we zone in on the specifics.

What do you really want? In order to discover your dream and what a dream life really represents to you, you need to seek a plethora of images related to your dream life. Doing this will help you to discover the specific reason that this dream speaks to you so much. For example, someone might say their dream is to live in California. Once they start pinning images of California to a dream board, they’ll uncover the specifics of what it is they love about California so much, and what their dream life their would be like. They’ll know more about where they’ll hang out, where they’ll live, and what they’ll do. Making a dream board provides you with clarity, and it also strengthens your dreams, turning it into a realistic goal.

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Gather Together Some Relevant Magazines

If you’ve ever seen someone else’s dream board, you’ll have noticed that it seems to be stuffed with what look like photographs from magazines. And that’s because it is. Magazines are a great source for relevant photographs. Whether your dream life involves travelling, business, property, sports, music, art and so on, there will be a magazine for it. Simply buy a few magazines, scan them for pics that standout, and then cut them out and glue onto your dream board. You can also ask your friends and family if they have any old magazines going spare that would be of use to you. And before you ask – yes, cutting photos out of magazines is a lot easier than printing them off the Internet. It’s more fun, too!

Seek Out Pictures That Inspire You

Naturally, you don’t just have to use magazines when curating images for your dream board. But a magazine is a good source because it contains lots of high-quality images. You should keep a lookout for photographs from other sources, too. Seek only images that inspire you, and which represent your goals. If a picture just screams your ideal life? Cut it out and add it to your dream board. Avoid all pictures that don’t inspire you immediately. You don’t want an average dream board that inspires you to live an average life. You want an outstanding dream board that inspires you to live an outstanding life. So choose only those images that are 10/10 and make you want to leap into action.

Add Daily Affirmations

Daily affirmations work. The more you say something, the more your brain will shift focus to believing it. Your brain has a remarkable way of zoning in on the stuff it thinks is important to you while filtering out the rest. This is known as reticular formation. For example, have you ever had the television on in the background while you were working on something? You weren’t listening to the TV and have no idea what’s just been said. All of a sudden, though, someone mentions your hometown and your ears prick up. It’s because your brain has been trained to prioritise its focus on your hometown.

Add Power Words

As well as daily affirmations, you should also add motivational power words to your dream board that make you feel a certain way. These words need to perfectly describe an emotion you want to experience every day for the rest of your life. A few examples include:

  • Joyful
  • Grateful
  • Confident
  • Expressive
  • Healthy
  • Wonderful
  • Powerful
  • Assertive
  • Fearless
  • Loving
  • Kind
  • Secure

Don’t think about how others want to feel, or how you’ve felt in the past or even right now. Think of words that describe how you want to feel in the future.

 

Look At Your Dream Board Each Day

Look at your dream board each day and, if possible, add to it. To have any sort of effect on you, your dream board should be positioned right where you can’t miss it each day. If it’s practical, place it on the wall facing your bed so that when you get up in the morning, your dream life is looking down on you.
 
Do you have other tips on how to make a dream board?
 
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To be born with the artistic flair to draw or paint is a unique gift bequeathed on few people on earth. In Oprah Winfrey’s words, “My Professor said I couldn’t even draw a straight line with a ruler.” Most artist discover their talent at a young age and work through the systems to share their talent with their community and the world.

 

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has dismissed reports suggesting he’s building up a strong campaign to lead the New Patriotic Party into the 2020 general election.