Author: Sikkafm

The double-track system will not be implemented for the first-year students reporting to Senior High School (SHS) for the 2022/2023 academic year. According to the Education Ministry, adequate preparations have been done this year to ensure that first-year students do not go through the shift system. The double-track system was introduced in 2018 to reduce congestion in schools and create room to accommodate the projected increase in enrolment of Junior High School students into Senior High Schools. After its introduction, the system was heavily criticised by a section of Ghanaians who lamented that it could run down the quality of…

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Microfinance institutions, especially traditional ‘susu’ collectors, are mostly characterized by paper and non-automated transaction processes. A new financial technology, Mobart, is however aiding susu collectors to capture mobile transactions conveniently to save them adequate working hours. The technology is designed for the collectors to transact at no cost and without internet connectivity. The application, built on an AI technology known as Opanet, allows innovators to design technological solutions tailored towards the specific needs of microfinance institutions Project innovator, Paul Opoku, revealed the mobile application is easily accessible with a user-friendly interface. “Mobart is an end-user terminal that is both a…

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are making a layover in London — their first time returning to the royal fam’s home turf together in about 2 years, and it’s led to an unexpected reunion with family … TMZ has learned. Multiple sources tell us Meghan and Harry flew from L.A. to London Tuesday night, first class on a commercial flight … with security shadowing at all times. We’re told their plan was to enjoy a lowkey visit this week in London before heading to the Netherlands for Saturday’s start of the Invictus Games. But, the big shocker about this trip is … we’re…

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Award-winning actress, Jackie Appiah, has opened the doors to her recently-acquired mansion at Trasacco estate in the East Legon enclave in Accra. It is reported that she acquired the new house in the latter months of 2021. The news came up in December. Days after the news of her mansion emerged, a video of the actress’ new home surfaced on social media. The video showed the house to be a storey-building with a swimming pool and a plush compound. In her latest video, the actress showed the interior of the house as she receives a visitor to her home. The…

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Not that it’s anyone’s business, not even a little bit, but shit was stirred this week due to the spreading of rumors regarding Rihanna and ASAP Rocky’s relationship. Namely, it was alleged that the two had split up due to infidelity. A report from TMZ published on Friday, however, includes some rumor-dispelling insight from a source said to be “directly connected” to Rihanna and Rocky. That source said that any such talk is “100 percent false on both counts,” later adding that infidelity and split rumors were “1 million percent not true.” Page Six also reported on the claims in a Friday-shared report, with its source stating that the couple…

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The Federal Capital Territory Police Command on Thursday said an autopsy test was being conducted on the remains of late Dunamis International Church lead singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu. A police source told our correspondent that the autopsy, which should have been done on Wednesday, was delayed because of the absence of some family members, adding that the process started on Thursday at the National Hospital Abuja, where she died. The source said, “You know there have been speculations about her death. The husband is insisting that he died due to an illness. The autopsy was not done yesterday (Wednesday) because everyone…

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Founder and Leader of Lighthouse Chapel, Bishop Dag Heward-Mills, is bereaved. The eldest child of the Bishop, David Heward-Mills, has been reported dead. He passed away after battling a short illness. David Heward-Mills lived in the United States of America where he worked as a medical doctor. He died at the age of 31. Funeral arrangements will be communicated in due course. Meanwhile, the Lighthouse Chapel has requested the public to respect the privacy of the bereaved family during this difficult period. In the release by the church, management also entreated Ghanaians and sympathizers to remember the bereaved family in…

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Two occupants of a vehicle are battling for their lives at a health facility following a ghastly motor accident around Ofankor barrier in Accra. The accident, which occurred early hours of Saturday, left a father and his 13-year-old daughter in critical condition. According to information shared by the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) and sighted by DGN Online, they received a distress call at about 2:40 am Saturday, April 16, 2022 in connection with an accident at Spot M near Ofankor barrier. The fire officers from Amasaman Station quickly responded to the accident call and rescued the two persons on…

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Three brothers have drowned at the Odo river at Barekese in the Atwima Nwabiagya Atwima Nwabiagya South District in the Ashanti Region, MyNewsGh.com reports. An eyewitness, Paul Knitoh, who confirmed the unfortunate incident, revealed that the bodies of the two have been recovered while efforts are underway to find the third person with the support of divers. According to him, the deceased between the ages of nine and eleven and brothers had gone to the river to swim but got drowned after they attempted to rescue one who was drowning. The bodies of the two have since been deposited at…

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David Okike, the Nigerian man whose fiancée, identified simply as Ada Uburu, on Facebook called off their scheduled wedding, has accused her of terminating their pregnancies three times. Uburu had called off her wedding, scheduled to take place on Saturday, over alleged domestic abuse. However, Okike has debunked her claims, saying he had never raised his hands on her before. He claimed Uburu had terminated three pregnancies because, according to her, she did not want to have a child outside wedlock. Okike on Facebook also revealed that Uburu is currently pregnant for him and he won’t collect the bride price…

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