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Slain Kwabenya cop will be honoured – IGP

The Police administration will engrave the name of the slain police officer, Inspector Emmanuel Ashilevi in gold on its cenotaph at the Police Training School to honour his memory.

Inspector Ashilevi was shot dead while at post at the Kwabenya District Police Headquarters, after a raid on the station by …

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Villa end interest in Daniel Amartey

English Championship side Aston Villa have ended their interest in Leicester City defender Daniel Amartey, Citi Sports understands. Villa boss Steve Bruce was said to be keen on signing the Ghana international earlier this month on loan to boost his defensive options, much to the disapproval of the Villa faithful …

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Why Ghana's natural hair fashion is bad for business

In Ghana, natural hair is as much of a fashion choice as it is a political statement. The style says: "I am a confident woman" to the wider world, with the chemical-free twists, cornrows, locks or braids asserting each wearer's individuality - all without having to rely on chemicals. But it …

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800-bed capacity KNUST Teaching hospital project abandoned

The 800-bed capacity Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Teaching Hospital, which was expected to be one of the leading medical training and healthcare facility in the country, has been abandoned for at least a decade.

Eleven years after the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, cut the sod …

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Ewuraba Ekua is Chartered Accountant at 19

It is said that, “Success in life is not for those who run fast, but for those who keep running and always on the move.” This has been one of the motivating factors for one of Ghana’s youngest chartered accountants who is charting a good course for herself, family …

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Lang'ata fire: 'Not enough water' to tackle Kenya blaze

Thousands of people have reportedly been left homeless after fire swept through a Kenyan slum on Sunday evening, killing at least four. Residents used sewage water in a desperate attempt to douse the flames which had engulfed their homes in the Lang'ata area of the capital, Nairobi. The MP for …

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OnePlus 6 may get fingerprint sensor beneath display

OnePlus 6 will launch in the coming months, the Chinese company has confirmed. Not a lot is known about the next-generation flagship smartphone, besides the fact that it will be powered by Qualcomm’s top-of-the-line SnapDragon 845 chipset. However, new rumours suggest the so-called OnePlus 6 will ship with a …

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Fitness tracker Strava lights up military base

Military personnel around the world have been publicly sharing their exercise routes online - including those inside or near military bases. Online fitness tracker Strava has published a "heatmap" showing the paths its users log as they run or cycle. It appears to show the structure of foreign military bases in …

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Ecologist rates Thai coral reef decay rate as alarming

Asst Prof Thon, deputy dean of the Faculty of Fisheries at Kasetsart University, said 77% or 140,000 out of total 107,800 rai of coral reef area in the Thai seas is in a sorry state, with unhealthy coral reefs expanding at an alarming rate. In 2008, the Ministry …

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Messi passes Ronaldo for free-kick goals in La Liga

Lionel Messi's late strike against Alaves on Sunday gave Barcelona the 2-1 win, and also gave the Argentine the advantage over Cristiano Ronaldo in La Liga free-kick goals.

With Sunday's game deadlocked in the 84th minute, Messi curled home a dead-ball effort to earn a victory for the league leaders …

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Family of slain Kwabenya Policeman wants state burial

The Family of the police officer who was shot dead in last Sunday’s attack on the Kwabenya Police station wants the state to honour him with a state funeral. A spokesperson for the family, Robert Normesinu Ashilevi, who made the request on their behalf at the ceremony to mark …

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