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NSMQ mistress, Elsie Kaufmann to receive NSBE award in US

Dr. Elsie Effah Kaufmann, the renowned Science and Maths Quiz mistress, will be awarded The 2018 Golden Torch Award for International Academic Leadership at the 44th Annual National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Conference on Saturday, March 24th in Pittsburgh, USA. Each year during its annual Convention, NSBE Global awards …

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4 killed as truck, bus collide on Techiman-Kumasi road

A day after the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) revealed the damning statistics that 336 people lost their lives in road accidents in just the first two months of 2018, four persons have been confirmed dead in yet another crash along the Techiman-Kumasi road. The crash, which occurred early on …

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Kenya bans anal exams for men suspected of being gay

A Kenyan court has ruled that the forced anal examination of men suspected of being gay is unlawful after rights groups argued the tests are a form of torture. Homosexual acts are illegal in Kenya, as in most African countries. Gay sex is punishable by up to 14 years in …

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Suhum MCE slams protests against mining in Atewa forest

The Municipal Chief Executive for Suhum, Madam Margaret Darko, has condemned the group embarking on a six-day walk urging the government to rescind its decision to mine bauxite in the Atewa forest and advocating for the protection of the reserve. The group, calling itself the Concerned Citizens of Atewa Landscape …

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We never criticized Prof. Yankah over $64m deal – UG

The management of the University of Ghana has disassociated itself from reports that it criticized Prof. Kwesi Yankah, the Minister of State in Charge of Education, on his position on the school’s controversial deal with Africa Integras. The Daily Graphic had reported that “top-level sources” at the University had …

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Zimbabwe Crowns👑 First 💃Miss Albino in Bid to Tackle Stigma👏

Sithembiso Mutukura beat 12 other contestants to claim the crown at Zimbabwe's first-ever Miss Albinism beauty contest - an achievement she hopes will inspire others living with the rare disorder.

"We must continue to advocate for our rights and I hope my win will empower the girl child," the 22-year-old social …

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I’ve learnt my lessons, I’ll bounce back – Kofi Amoabeng

President of UT Holdings, Prince Kofi Amoabeng, says he has learnt a lot of lessons from the collapse of UT Bank and would bounce back stronger. Mr Amoabeng revealed that though the revoking of the bank's license came as a shock to him and management of the bank, there still …

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Lancaster University Ghana appoints new Provost

Lancaster University Ghana has announced the appointment of Professor Anthony Jarvis as its new Provost and Chief Academic Officer. Professor Anthony Paul Jarvis holds an Honours degree in History and Political Science from Monash University in Melbourne Australia, and a D.Phil. from Oxford University, England, and is now responsible …

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CJ gets judges, magistrates to suspend intended strike

Judges and magistrates of the lower courts have suspended their intended strike over poor conditions of service. According to Citi News sources, this follows an intervention by the Chief Justice, Sophia Akuffo, who is said to have begun talks with President Akufo-Addo, to resolve the concerns of members of the …

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Minority blocks c’ttee report on US ‘military camp’

The Minority in Parliament has blocked the laying before Parliament, the report of the Joint Committee on Defence and Interior and Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, on the agreement seeking to ratify the hosting of US military troops in Ghana. In a brief protest between the two sides in Parliament …

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Toys R Us founder Charles Lazarus dies at 94 as his company folds

The man who founded Toys R Us - the children's toy retailer - has died aged 94, one week after his company announced it was closing its doors. Charles Lazarus began selling toys in 1957 in large supermarket-style shops after he returned from World War II military service. His death comes after …

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