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Former President Kufuor charges universities to engage qualified chief executives

Former Ghanaian President, John Agyekum Kufuor, has charged business universities in Ghana to adopt the international practice of providing opportunities for academically qualified chief executives to teach in their institutions. He said adopting such a practice will boost the capacity of Ghanaian universities will facilitate the training of students with …

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Ga Homowo: Ban on noise making in Accra from May 14 to June 14

The Ga Traditional Council (GTC) has placed a ban on drumming and noise-making in the traditional area starting from May 14 to June 14, 2018. The one-month long ban is a custom that precedes the celebration of the Homowo Festival of the chiefs and people of Ga Mashie. Nii Dodoo …

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Total Petroleum Ghana prioritizes customers’ needs

Management and staff of Total Petroleum Ghana, together with Stephen Appiah, the company’s brand Ambassador interacted with customers and gave them the best of customer service. This action forms part of the company’s customer week celebration -Top Service- which ended on 15th April 2018.

According to the Managing …

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Young UK-born Ghanaian stabbed to death near Jeremy Corbyn’s home

A young UK-born Ghanaian, Kwasi Anim-Boadu, was stabbed to death in a violent attack on Saturday, UK press reports. Kwasi Anim-Boadu was knifed near Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s home in Finsbury Park, reports the Standard UK.

The stabbing, in the early hours of Saturday morning, was the 39th fatal …

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Billionaire Bollore Held by French Police in Africa Corruption Case

Billionaire Vincent Bollore is being held for questioning by French judicial police Tuesday as part of an investigation into possible bribes of public officials in two African countries. The probe -- which could result in charges against Bollore -- is looking at contracts awarded to his company for the operation of container …

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Africa too quiet on global issues – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has in a meeting with former President of Cape Verde, Pedro de Verona Rodrigues Pires, expressed concern about the silence of the voice of Africa on global issues, describing it as ‘disturbing’. He said though there had been so many negative developments since the collapse …

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May you live long to bless Ghana more - Bawumia to Chief Imam

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has wished the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu a happy birthday as he celebrates his 99th birthday. In a tweet Monday, Dr Bawumia said "Happy 99th birthday to the National Chief Imam of Ghana, Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu.

"It is my …

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Two Ghana athletes did not return from Commonwealth Games

Two members of Ghana's contingent to the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia did not return. The Ghana Badminton Association have confirmed Stella Amassah and Gifty Mensah disappeared from team Ghana’s camp and have still not been found.

This comes on the back of team captain Botsyo Nkegbe …

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Suspected Waffle House gunman arrested in woods in Nashville

A man suspected of killing four people at a Waffle House in Tennessee has been arrested by police in Nashville. Police said Travis Reinking, 29, was caught in a wooded area. He allegedly opened fire at the restaurant on Sunday with an AR-15 rifle, before discarding his coat and fleeing …

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18 dead in China karaoke lounge fire, arson suspect detained

A fire tore through a karaoke lounge in southern China on Tuesday, killing 18 people and injuring another five, as authorities arrested an arson suspect who had reportedly blocked the entrance with a motorcycle. The fire started after midnight in a three-storey building in Yingde, a town within Qingyuan City …

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Finland abandons ‘basic income’ plan after just two years

After just two years, Finland has abandoned its experiment with giving its citizens a basic income. The plan, which took effect at the beginning of 2017, gave 2,000 unemployed Finns a monthly stipend of 560 euros, equivalent to around $690 U.S., which amounted to more than $33 million …

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