Ghana News

South Africa rhino poaching: 'Web of corruption' blamed

Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson and conservationist Jane Goodall have joined a list of famous names who have signed an open letter to South Africa's government calling for an end to rhino poaching. More than 1,000 rhinos were killed across the country in 2018 for the fifth year running. The …

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Queen hopes Prince Charles will succeed her as Commonwealth head

The Queen has appealed to Commonwealth leaders to appoint her son, Prince Charles, to succeed her as their head. She said it was her "sincere wish" that Prince Charles takes over "one day", as she opened the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London. The role is not hereditary …

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Court orders arrest of Bukom Banku

A Circuit Court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Braimah Kamoko popularly known as “Bukom Banku,” for failing to appear before it. The boxer, together with five others, four of whom are at large, is facing charges of assault, causing damage and two counts of causing harm …

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Ghana stands ready to beat malaria – Akufo-Addo

Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the effective execution of the National Strategic Plan for Malaria Control, as well as the introduction of other innovative strategies, means that “Ghana stands ready to beat malaria.” Speaking at the Malaria Summit London 2018, on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, on the sidelines of the …

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13 students arrested for writing WASSCE on behalf of candidates

Some 13 students have been arrested by the Akyem Oda police for writing the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) on behalf of final year students. The students - nine from the university and four from senior high schools – were caught at the PLACID International School in Oda.

Eastern …

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Aduana opponents Fosa Juniors sprinkle 'apia' in dressing room

Aduana Stars are on course to make history by reaching the CAF Confederation Cup group stage for the first time and despite holding a healthy advantage from the first leg it appears the tie is far from over as their opponents Fosa Juniors are not laying low.

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Oil price hits three-year high of nearly $70 a barrel

Drivers have been warned they face misery at petrol pumps this year after the oil price rose to a three-year high of almost $70 (£52) a barrel. In November, Opec and other big oil producers including Russia agreed to extend production curbs until the end of 2018, which combined with …

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