Taaza Tailor – Baalong [UW Music]

Taaza Tailor

Highlife Award Winning Musician by Stage Name Taaza Tailor calls this educative song Baaalong Meaning Sickness.

He explained in the song that sickness is what h is scared of, he added that death is not something he is scared of because once you die you leave with your problems but once you fall sick you become a burden and helpless, he added that some people give birth to sick people and it puts them in trauma.

The Song is composed in Waali.


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Source: Upperwestmedia.net

Quata Budukusu charged up for Wa concert

Quata BudukusuArguably Quata Budukusu is one of the best rappers and energetic stage performers of our time. After missing from the stage for some time and also for the fact that the fans have missed his magical stage craft, he is set to put up a come back stage performance during the Rush Energy street carnival at Wa, the capital city of the Upper West Region in the northern part of Ghana on Wednesday, 10th February, 2016 at the Nima Street.

Also on the bill to perform is Akyerekyerefo and Kwame Seseben and a number of artistes from the northern part of the country for the Rush Energy Wa Activation. The following will also be on the bill; Raphius, G.Kliff, Ras Badingu, Kawute, B.M.B, Wuchare, PH 1, Sumaya, and T.I.P.

According to Quata’s management, they are not doing this only for the people of Wa because it is a nationwide tour so obviously from Wa, Quata Budukusu will be storming other regions. They are therefore urging all the fans in the various regions of Ghana to keep their fingers crossed because Quata will soon be at their doorsteps.

In a reaction to a question on the motive behind the choice of Wa, spokesperson and the personal manager for Quata Budukusu, Mr. Tengol Kplemani stated “well, honestly speaking after serious deliberations by the team we ended on Wa for the reason being that Wa is the starting point of Ghana so we decided to begin from there and then later end in Accra’.

The concert, Rush Energy Wa Activation, is sponsored by one of the best energy drinks in the country, Rush Energy Drink in collaboration with Bakus Entertainment, the management of Quata Budukusu and Akyerekyerefo.

The producers of the Rush energy drink maintained they took a critical note of Quata’s previous performances and the kind of energy he exhibits on the stage hence the decision to support his nationwide tour.

Meanwhile, they also had a thought that if such an energetic person like Quata will perform to satisfy his fans then he needs a drink that will provide the energy and that is Rush Energy Drink. “We call on everyone in the Wa Township to come out and support Quata and friends as they thrill fans with the best of performances and remember, it is going down on Wednesday, 10th February, 2016 at Nima Street from 6pm till you drop” a closing remark from Rush Energy drink management team.

Source: Bakus Radio, USA

Wa Polytechnic : Students Of The General Assembly To Issue A “Vote Of No Confidence” On SRC President.

IMG10027Wa Polytechnic had its general assembly meeting on Friday 11th of December 2015,many people were in attendance including observers. It was a very horrendous night as the SRC President by name Dapilah Samson from Jirapa Of Accountancy 3 who was also the chairman of the day and a Cashier at Wa Co-operative credit union was autocratic in decision making in the house. People were furious about his approach towards people who got up to contribute to a point on the floor to be debated upon. If one gets up to talk against a point then the person is asked to hand over the mic. Which was strange as the budget which had it’s figures inflated by the incumbent SRC Board was being questioned, no point made by the house was considered a valid point even to the extent of a broom being bought for GHC3.
The President in an angry tone replied to the Assembly:
“ I am here to take my HND And SRC Certificate and go away, we are not colleagues, to those my mates who meet me in class and behave towards me as if we are colleagues wait till you meet me in my hometown Jirapa, in a pool there you can compare yourself to me, if any one should interrupt a conversation here the next place you will find yourself is in your house very soon I will be the deputy director at Wa Co-Operative Credit Union”.
This Annoyed The house, a Reviewed constitution introduced to the house full of grammatical errors was amended without assembly approving it.

Tetteh, Ofosu–Ayeh for Ghana– Comoros WC qualifier

Samuel-Tetteh-620x330Coach Avram Grant has invited 23 players
including WAFA midfielder Samuel Tetteh and
Wa All Stars goalkeeper Richard Ofori for the
2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying fixture against
Comoros. The two legged fixture which will take place on
the 13th and 17th of November will be played
on Moroni in Comoros and in Kumasi, Ghana
respectively. Samuel Tetteh has received a first call up into
the Black Stars Team “A” after his outstanding
performance for WAFA in the just ended
Ghana Premier League season and in the
Home-based Black Stars team. Eintracht Braunschweig right back Phil Ofosu-
Ayeh has received a call up after an
impressive debut in the friendly game against
Canada last month.
Ghana skipper Asamoah Gyan who has been
out of the team due to injury will also return to the side for the two-legged tie with Andre
Ayew also making the squad. Former Ghana U20 striker Ebenezer Assifuah
has been named in the squad for the World
Cup second round qualifying matches.

Source: Ghanasoccernet

Prison Service to allow inmates to make phone calls

prisonersThe Interior Ministry has disclosed of plans to allow inmates across the nation’s prisons access to their relatives and legal counsels as part of efforts to improve the welfare needs of inmates. The move, according to the sector minister is also to facilitate communication between inmates and their relatives while in custody. Many have been cited as the challenges facing inmates in the various prisons which some believe have partly contributed to reducing the confidence in the ability of the prisons to reform offenders. Some of these challenges include; issues of overcrowding, inaccessibility to legal services, among others. Although some interventions have been put in place by the state and other Civil Society Organisations to address such issues, there is still more to do to improve the situation. Announcing the new directive which is currently on a pilot basis, Mark Woyongo also indicated that use of the technology will be closely monitored. He however maintained that the mechanism comes at no cost to government.

Source: Citifmonline.

Lesbianism is not bad – Juliet Ibrahim


Juliet Ibrahim has opined that she sees nothing wrong with a female who experiences romantic love or sexual attraction with other females.

The humanitarian of Lebanese, Liberian and Ghanaian descent in a recent chat with Ghanagist revealed that she has only kissed a lady once but has never slept with a woman in her life.

“I’m not a lesbian. You will be wondering why I’m saying this because people always think I’m a lesbian. I always get questions when I play movie roles and stuffs but I’ve only kissed a girl once and that was in a movie and that was because I had to play a role. I’ve never been with a lady before”.

She emphasized that “there is nothing wrong with it. You can do your thing if you like it, but I haven’t been with a girl before”.

Source: Ghanagist.com

WAFU B U17: Black Starlets to face Burkina Faso


The Black Starlets will face hosts Burkina
Faso, Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone in Group
A of this month’s WAFU B U17 tournament.
The tournament will run from 25 September to
04 October in the capital Ouagadougou. Group
B consists of three teams; Nigeria, Niger and Tunisia. WAFU Zone B is composed of Benin,
Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Niger,
Nigeria and Togo. Last year, Benin won the
tournament hosted by Togo after a 2-1 victory
over Mali in the final. The tournament is
expected to give the Ghana’s U17 team international exposure after they disqualified
from playing at this year’s African U17
Championship in Niger for fielding an overage
player against Cameroon in the final round
qualifier. Head coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has
been training with his team at the Ghanaman Soccer School of Excellence in Prampram.

Source: ghanasoccernet.com


Barristers wig on legal book beside spectacles

Justice Dery is seeking a declaration that the
intended public screening of the contents of
the audiovisual recordings to the public by
Tiger Eye PI at the AICC is prejudicial to the
plaintiff’s right to a fair hearing. He is also seeking an order restraining the
defendants and their agents from making the
AICC available for the intended public
screening of the said video from September 22
to September 23, 2015. “A perpetual injunction restraining the
defendants and their agents from publishing
the contents of the illegality and unlawfully
procured audiovisual recordings at any of its
facilities.” “A perpetual injunction restraining the
defendants and their agents from carrying out
or making the AICC or any of its facilities
available for public screening of the said
illegally and unlawfully procured audiovisual
recordings.” “Cost including legal fees and any other order
(s) that the honourable court may deem fit to

Source: Citifmonline

Judge sues AICC to stop Anas video premiere

Barristers wig on legal book beside spectacles

Premiere Justice Paul Dery, one of the accused judges
who sued Anas Aremeyaw Anas and the
Judicial Council over the recent exposé has
filed another suit to stop the premiering of the
video at the Accra International Conference
Centre. The suit is against the Director of Estates and
General Services at the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, the Chief Director of the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs, the Manager of the Accra
International Conference Center and the
Attorney General. Investigative Journalist, Anas and his
Tiger Eye PI team had scheduled September
22 and 23 to premiere the video at the said
venue. But according to the judge, he would suffer
prejudice and irreparable damage if the
respondents are not restrained and his suit
succeeds in the long run.

Source: Citifmonline

Ghana is not HIPC yet – BoG boss


The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Henry Wampah has dismissed media reports that the country’s current debt stock means the country has declined back to a Highly Indebted Poor Country (HIPC) status. Dr. Wampah insisted that though the country’s debt stock has reached an alarming rate of GH¢ 94.5 billion, more than 70% of GDP, it still does not mean Ghana is now HIPC. Dr. Wampah explained that it is only
government that can declare Ghana HIPC. He said “to go in HIPC is a conscious decision by a country” and not just on assertions. “You can say that it [Ghana’s debt] has reached levels of pre-HIPC levels but you can’t say we are HIPC. To go HIPC is a decision by government, it’s not automatic that at some level you should go HIPC.” Dr. Wampah said a lot of analysis go into a decision by a country to go HIPC saying, “its not based on GDP analysis.” He was speaking on Monday at the central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee press conference.

Source: GNA