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Fund mission schools after handing over – Catholic Bishops to Gov’t

The Catholic Bishops Conference has asked government to continue funding activities of mission schools even after handing over to the church.

Even though the Conference has declared its preparedness to take over the management of mission schools, it is insisting government should take up the responsibility of funding the schools …

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Prof. Margaret Gyapong honoured with Heroine of Health award

The Director of the Centre for Health Policy and Implementation Research of the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Professor Margaret Gyapong, has been honoured with the General Electric (GE) Heroine of Global Health award.

The former Director of the Dodowa Health Research Centre was one of the 13 emerging …

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Mahama urges Africans to tear down neocolonialism relics

Former President John Dramani Mahama is urging all Africans to tear down the relics of Neocolonialism and work hard to shape the common future as the forebears envisaged.

In a message to mark AU day, Mr. Mahama said, the journey towards true freedom has been long and a daunting task …

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Nigerian pastor kisses female congregant to heal her [Video]

A South Africa-based Nigerian pastor has thrown South Africans into a state of shock after a short video of one of his church sessions was televised on a local TV station.

The pastor, who is said to be based at Rustenburg in the North West Province of South Africa is …

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Fire ravages shops at Nkrumah Circle [Photos]

More than 15 shops have been razed by fire at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle.

The incident happened at about 9.30am this morning [Thursday] after an electric transformer exploded in the slum area close to the former Obra spot.

A resident in the area who only gave his name as …

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Ghana, Sierra Leone agree to ratify agreement for cooperation

Ghana and Sierra Leone have agreed to ratify the agreement for cooperation between the two countries, so as to provide the legal framework for addressing their trade and investment concerns.

Despite the good relations that exist between the two countries, there is no framework for cooperation to guide these relations …

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Twitter updates its emoji set with full Emoji 5.0 support

Twitter designer Bryan Haggerty has shared today that the social media platform has updated its emoji to include all of the new images available with the Emoji 5.0 release.

This update brings all of the 69 new images (239 with skin tone variations and duplicates) that are included in …

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Shatta Wale begs to be reinstated into VGMAs

Dancehall artiste Charles Nii Armah Mensah popularly known as Shatta Wale has pleaded with Charter House, the organizers of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) to reinstate him into the award scheme.

According to Citi Showbiz ’s report, he made this humble request when he was hosted by George Quaye on …

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Only 12 mining engineers available in Ghana; Deputy Min needs over 100

Government is recruiting mining engineers and inspectors as it enters the next stage of the anti-galamsey crusade. For a country, popular for producing gold, diamond and other minerals, only 12 mining engineers are available in Ghana, a number Deputy Lands and Natural Resources Minister has described as discouraging.

According to …

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Mugabe’s daughter appointed to censorship board

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s only daughter, Bona Mugabe-Chikore, has been appointed to the country’s censorship board in what critics say is a move to crackdown on negative media reports about the family.

Police spokesperson Charity Charamba will also serve on the 11-member board appointed by Home Affairs Minister …

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Profligate Black Starlets squeeze way into final

A highly profligate display characterized Black Starlets nervy qualification to the Final of U-17 African Championship. The free-scoring youngsters, as well as Ghanaians, were given a real lesson in patience, endurance and perseverance to make their first final since 2005.

Despite missing glaring chances, the team persevered with the approach …

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Our helicopters with Air Force, not missing – Ghana Gas

The Management of Ghana Gas has clarified that the helicopters procured for the security surveillance of the oil and gas enclave in the Western Region are currently stationed at the Air Force Headquarters at Burma Camp.

There were claims that some helicopters purchased by the Mahama administration in 2015 for …

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Traditional priestess arrested for operating brothel

A fetish priestess has been arrested for allegedly operating a brothel at Barekese in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District of the Ashanti Region. Nana Ama Serwaah, popularly known as ‘Asuo Abena Komfo’, was arrested after a tip-off.

The Ashanti Regional Commander, DCOP Ken Yeboah, told journalists in Kumasi that the priestess was …

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Over 500 Ghanaians to be repatriated from Saudi Arabia

The Ghana Embassy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has appealed to Ghanaians living in Saudi Arabia without residency and work permits to take advantage of a package by the Embassy to repatriate them to Ghana.

Saudi Arabia, in March 2017, announced a 90-day amnesty for persons living in that …

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