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🚨Breaking🚨: Bank of Ghana President Resigns

The Central Bank Governor, Dr Abdul Nashiru Issahaku has resigned.

His resignation takes effect from the 1st of April, 2017.

It’s unclear what led to his resignation but the Governor is reported to have cited personal reasons for the move.

Dr Issahaku was appointed Governor of the Bank of …

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📱 *Samsung Galaxy S8 launched*

Samsung today announced two versions of the S8: the standard Galaxy S8 with a 5.8-inch screen and the larger S8 Plus with a 6.2-inch screen. Both are available for preorder on March 30th and will be shipping in the US on April 21st.

Main features:

  • Samsung's infinity display …

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Bribery Scandal Joe Ghartey committee report out

The five-member ad hoc committee investigating the bribery scandal that hit the Appointments Committee of Parliament will present its report to Parliament today, Wednesday March 29, 2017.The five member committee, chaired by Joe Ghartey, Member of Parliament (MP) for Essikado-Ketan Constituency, was set up by the Speaker Professor Mike …

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Independence History Nkrumah indeed founded Ghana – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has said Dr. Kwame Nkrumah is indeed the founder of Ghana. According to him, the independence struggle was championed by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and the glory of independence should be attributed to him.He said Nkrumah’s struggle to attain Independence for Ghana cannot be erased …

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Delayed Posting Over 900 jobless nurses picket Ghana Health Service

About 937 unemployed nurses have picketed the Ghana Health Service (GHS) over the government's failure to post them after completing their national service.According to the nurses, their skills are not being put to effective use as they are currently home and not practising.Leader of the group, James Aguri …

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Energy Crisis Ameri Power Plant has no operating license

The Ameri Power Plant has no operating licence.This is according to the report by the committee charged to review, restructure and recommend areas of amendment of the Ameri power deal. In their report they stated that "currently the Ameri Energy plant does not have an operating licence.

"It is …

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Ghana To Train Special Forces

Government is planning to establish what Vice President Bawumia has described as 'a forward operating base' at the western border and to train and equip Special Forces for emerging maritime threats.He says, "There is growing awareness that the vast resources and potential in the Gulf of Guinea are being …

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Stansted Airport: Seventeen arrested Over Secret Deportations

Seventeen people have been arrested after a protest at Stansted Airport in Essex temporarily halted take-offs and landings on Tuesday.

In a Facebook post they said the flight was due to "forcibly deport dozens of people to Nigeria and Ghana" but this has not been confirmed.

One of the protestors …

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Ahmed Kathrada funeral: South Africa's Zuma asked to stay away

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has not attended the funeral of veteran anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada at the request of his family.

Mr Zuma had ordered the national flag to fly at half-mast following his death and had postponed a cabinet meeting so that officials could attend the funeral.

However …

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Indonesian man's body found inside python - police

A missing Indonesian man was found dead inside the body of a python, according to local police.

Nia Kurniawan, from Brawijaya University, told BBC Indonesian that a python of this size would hunt for large prey, such as boars or wild dogs.

While they normally avoid human settlements, they would …

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Menstrual cycle recreated 'in a dish'

US scientists say they have made a mini working replica of the female reproductive tract using human and mouse tissue.
Although the palm-sized device looks nothing like a womb, fallopian tubes and ovaries, the researchers say it should help with understanding diseases of these organs and tissues.
It also provides …

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