Uganda Elections :UCC Orders Social Media Shutdown Ahead of Intensive Poll

The Uganda’s communications regulator on Tuesday 12th January,2021. ordered internet service providers to shut down social media and messaging applications, just two days before elections. In a letter, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) executive director, Ms Irene Sewankambo ordered telecommunications companies to “immediately suspend any access and use” of social media and online messaging platforms. Several social media users in Uganda have reported inability to access Facebook and Twitter, among other social media platforms as the country braces for a tense election that has been marred with violence right from…

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Reconsider Decision To Freeze Issuance of Licenses for new IPPs – IES Urges Government

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) is urging the government of Ghana  to reconsider its decision to put a freeze on discussions and issuance of licenses to new Independent Power Producers (IPPs), including renewables that are cheaper and more environmentally friendly in the country. IES claims, a revision of the decision is necessary because it has stalled many renewable power projects, some of which has secured all the technical permits from the relevant government and district agencies. The appeal comes a day after President Akuffo-Addo, during his swearing-in ceremony promised…

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Ghana Division One league: Karela United Swerves Kotoko Over Stadium’s Request:‘You do me, I do you’

Karela United’s decision to turn down a request by Nzema Kotoko to use their CAM Park for the upcoming National Division One League would certainly be a miracle. Usually, such letters are written with subtlety, interlaced with a touch of professional camaraderie. But Karela United CEO Elloeny Amande, decided, he would pull no punches in his response to Nzema Kotoko. The letter, before proceeding to decline Kotoko’s request, details the latter’s bad faith in dealing with Karela regarding the transfer of a striker, Agyenim Boateng, whom, Kotoko later sold to…

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Southampton to loan Mohammed Salisu

Southampton is likely to loan Mohammed Salisu, the Ghanaian defender side in this 2021 transfer window, despite allegations of his interest of eyeing elsewhere. Although, Southampton has not used him upon his move with £10.9m from Real Valladolid in the summer. The Ghanaian Southampton manager, Ralph Hasenhuttl believes Salisu will prove right on his alleged loan transfer this year. It is however alleged that some Spanish clubs are looking forward to welcome him to their clubs. Ralph Hasenhuttl said “We know how long other players needed to step into the…

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GES Trains Taskforce,Ensures Students Go Back To School

The Ghana Education Service has provide training for taskforce to ensure teachers and students safety in the go-back-to-school module following an available data suggesting part of the country’s students have been forced to be engaging in economic vestures in the country since the closure of schools. Mr. Anthony Boateng, the Deputy director of the Ghana Education Service made this known during a launch of the go back to school Safe Learning Campaign which seeks to ensure and sensitize students and teachers modalities regarding to the re-opening of schools. Mr. Boateng…

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NIB ARREST BULLDOG

The National Intelligence Bureau (NIB) has allegedly arrested Artiste Manager Lawrence Nana Asiamah Hanson popularly known as bulldog for taking his political condemnation too far. ”The money will come; like Akuffo Addo will run, he wont finish his four years, im telling you.” The artiste manager made this statement in a live television interview, threatening President Akuffo Addo to pay Menzgold customers their locked up money. After being cautious of his statement, he insisted he knows exactly what he is talking about and even ordered his fellow panalist Afia Schwarzenegger…

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