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Colourful: The women of the San tribe make their colourful beads from ostrich egg shells and make extra money by selling them to tourists

Kenyan women prove resilience amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Two cars which were parked beside a road were later driven into the hands of Jedidah Wangari who cleaned them thoroughly while paying special...
Nigerian traders

EAC urged to hasten admission of DR Congo to boost intra-regional trade

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The East African Business Council (EABC), a private sector association comprising investors involved in exporting and importing, on Wednesday urged the East African Community...
Oil drilling in WCTP block 2

COVID-19 pandemic disrupts oil production in South Sudan

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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced oil workers in South Sudan's oil fields to work in rotational shifts as precautionary measures to prevent infections, thus...
Atlas Namibia

Namibian banks in healthy state

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Bank of Namibia governor Johannes Gawaxab said Wednesday he is happy with the liquidity and capitalization of the country's commercial banks even as he...
Zimbabwe Dollar

Zimbabwe civil servants demand salary negotiations with employer

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The umbrella body of Zimbabwe's civil servants, the Apex Council, on Wednesday demanded the resumption of wage negotiations with the government that was last...
banks

Namibia’s central bank reduces repo rate to 3.75 percent

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Namibia's central bank Wednesday reduced the repo rate by 25 basis points from 4 percent to 3.75 percent. Bank of Namibia governor...
John Mahama

John Mahama questions controversial Agyapa Mineral Royalties deal

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Former President John Dramani Mahama, Flagbearer, National Democratic Congress (NDC), has questioned the motive behind the agreement between Agyapa Mineral Royalty Limited and Government...
cocoa-plant

Cocoa spraying motorised machine repair programme begins at Wassa-East

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As part of measures to boost Cocoa production in the country, the Wassa-East District Assembly has rolled out an intensive Cocoa spraying motorised machine...
Cpp

CPP Party approves 20 aspirants for the upcoming National Congress

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The Convention People’s Party (CPP) vetting committee has approved 20 aspirants to contest for various positions in the upcoming national congress of the Party. This...
WAEC-writing

Leakages of Examination Papers: GNECC calls for permanent solution

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The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition, Wednesday, called for an independent investigation into the leakage of examination papers of the West African Examinations...
Hospital Decongestion

Vodafone’s Homecoming Initiative has decongested our choked hospitals – Dr Kuma-Aboagye

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Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has commended Vodafone Ghana Foundation for its “Homecoming” initiative, which has helped to...
Chimpanzees

Chimps’ food could unmask treatment of human cancers and others

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Do you know that human beings and their primate cousins, chimpanzees, share almost the same DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid)? DNA, is the king of...
Gprtu

GPRTU national officers dissolved, interim management committee takes over

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The seven-member elected national leadership of the Ghana Public Road Transport Union (GPRTU) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has been dissolved following an...
Sod

President cuts sod for recycling, compost and water treatment plant

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Wednesday cut the sod for the construction of an integrated recycling, compost and water treatment plant at Assakae in...

Ghanaian investment banker elected Independent President Candidate

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The Coalition of Independent Presidential Aspirants has unanimously elected Mr Kofi Koranteng, a Ghanaian investment banker and Real Estate investor to lead the coalition...
inflation

Producer Price Inflation Rate falls to 9.3 percent in July

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The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate fell slightly in July to 9.3 percent compared with a revised 9.5 percent recorded in June. The month-on-month change...
arrested handcuffed

Ashanti Police arrests leader of car snatching gang

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The Suntreso District Police Command has arrested the leader of a car snatching gang operating in the Greater Kumasi area. Alex Owusu, 37, is said...
Vice Chancellor Visit

KMA seeks technical assistance from KNUST to develop city

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The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has affirmed its commitment to work closely with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to rebuild...

WAEC to investigate alleged circulation of Examiners List and Exam papers

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The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has initiated investigations into “a yet to be finalized version of an Examiners List for WASSCE School Candidates...
Court

Alleged gold swapping gang before court

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A gang of three on Wednesday appeared before the Accra Circuit Court for allegedly robbing an Israeli of his gold valued GH¢2,587,500.00 and later...
Health President Hospital

President cuts sod for 100-bed Shama District Hospital

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Wednesday broke the ground for the construction of a €32 million 100-bed District Hospital at Shama. The two-storey facility is...
arrested

Student grabbed over anal sex with co-tenant’s son

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A 25 year old student who allegedly had anal sex with his co-tenant’s son who is 11, at Teshie has been put before an...
NPP

NPP inaugurates UER campaign team

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has inaugurated a 34-member Upper East Regional campaign team in Bolgatanga, to spearhead activities of the party ahead of...
University of Cape Coast

Pro Vice Chancellor inaugurates student’s financial support office

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Professor. Dora Francisca Edu-Buandoh, Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) on Tuesday inaugurated the Student’s Financial Office meant to support...

GPHA Management has made corruption unattractive – Security Expert

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Nene Ofoe Teye, a senior security officer at the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) is praising the management of the GPHA for a...
Mr Bright Oblitei Akwetey

COVID-19 fight: CPP calls on government to prosecute people capitalizing on it

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The Convention People’s Party (CPP) has called on the government to prosecute people taking advantage of the national fight against the Corona Virus Disease...
Court

Alleged Sextornist granted GHC 300,000 bail

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Anderson Ofosuhene Anim a.k.a Morio Gee, a web designer and a blogger who was busted by the Police over Pornography on the internet has...
Transshipment

Fishermen Council urges government to stop illegal transshipment fishing

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The Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council (GNCFC)has called on the government to stop the illegal transshipment otherwise known as "Saiko" to save...
Beirut Blast

1,000 tons of goods offloaded at temporarily operational Beirut port

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The blast-devastated Beirut port is temporarily operational, a UN spokesman said on Wednesday, adding that emergency relief and aid materials will continue to be...
Ghana police

FOSDA supports Peace Council’s call for investigations of criminal matters

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The Foundation for Security and Development in Africa (FOSDA), has commended the National Peace Council's (NPC) recommendations to the security agencies, the Electoral Commission...