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Ghana’s trade in ECOWAS: re-aligning a history of incoherent trade policies to post covid-scenarios

By Selorm Branttie Pre-independence trade dynamics Save for three different years, Ghana’s economy has grown by at least four percent annually since 2000, pulling along with...
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Most massive public health effort in history needed to overcome COVID-19 pandemic – UN...

The most massive public health effort in history is needed to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic, said United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday, while...

U.S. oil price turns negative for first time in history

U.S. oil prices crashed to the negative territory for the first time in history on Monday, fueled by pandemic-related demand shock and oversupply fears. ...
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Australian parliament passes “biggest economic lifeline” in history

The Australian parliament has passed the government's wage subsidy scheme in a late night sitting. Members of Parliament (MPs) and Senators re-convened...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Dow soars nearly 1,300 points, best one-day point gain in history

U.S. equities finished sharply higher on Monday with the Dow surging nearly 1,300 points, as Wall Street attempted to recover from last week's steep...

Tiger Woods in search of history at Genesis Invitational

Tournament host looks for PGA Tour record at hometown event There is perhaps no more symbolic place for Tiger Woods to make history than...

History is important than science-Prof Konotey-Ahulu

Professor Felix I.D. Konotey-Ahulu, Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS), has underscored the importance of history to society, although science...

Archaeologists find ancient Mayan palace at least 1,000 years old

Archaeologists with Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History have found what they believe is an ancient, jungle Mayan city at least 1,000 years...
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The history of Ghana vs South Africa in football

South Africa's clash with Ghana is one of the most eagerly anticipated 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers. The opening Group C match between...
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Amoah ready to make history

"I hope he can fine tune himself well. Stay focused, and he can get it done" - Coach Sprinter Joseph Paul Amoah will make his...
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Make Yourself Relevant To Government’s Industrial Transformation Agenda – Alan Kyerematen

A call has been made to the newly constituted Board and Management of the Ghana National Procurement Company Limited (GNPCL) to revamp the activities...

Re: The Legend of Buratai: Why History Can Never Be Wrong!

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots;” - Marcus Garvey.   Everywhere in the globe,...

We Must Be Educated on the History of St. Valentine

The Roman Catholic Church has been urged to educate Ghanaians on the true history of Saint Valentine, the name behind the celebration of the...
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Viewpoint: History in Capital and Capital in history

In Das Kapital or Capital, Karl Marx resolved the key conundrums of the classical political economy: what was value, where surplus value came from,...
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Lasting peace can be reached on Korean Peninsula if history is refreshed

Top leader Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is to cross the military demarcation line on Friday for a...

Combatting Revisionism in Liberia: The Rice Riot was the Spontaneous Upheaval of the Masses...

It has been proven times without number that historical verdicts are rendered based on where one stands in the class struggle. Bourgeois writers have...
Accra Fashion Week

Accra Fashion Week Makes History With The First Ever Chilly Rainy Edition

Accra Fashion Week CR18 makes history in Ghana once again at the Providence Events Center with an amazing fashion and celebrity filled event featuring...
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Tracing the Ancestral History of Amala

One does not eat “I almost” in a stew. (What one missed narrowly, one cannot enjoy at all). Ladies and Gentlemen, from extensive and empirical...
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The History of Akwa Ibom @ 30

Akwa Ibom is agog with a potpourri of activities for a weeklong celebration to mark the state’s 30th anniversary. Apart from commemorating the day...

Angola’s new government tasked to drive nation out of oppression

The next president of Angola must guide the country out of the spiral of oppression that tainted the brutal 37-year reign of outgoing President...

Officials of George Padmore Library cry out for support

The George Padmore Research Library of African Affairs has urged organisations and individuals who are passionate about building a progressive knowledge-based society to assist...
Muslim faithfuls take part in the Eid al-Fitr prayers at Nakivubo stadium in Kampala, capital of Uganda, July 17, 2015. Muslim faithful in Uganda on Friday attended the Eid al-Fitr prayers which marks the end of Ramadan. Sheikh Ramadhan Mubajje, the Mufti of Uganda who led the prayers asked Muslims to be vigilant with their lives and security, following the increasing killings of Sheikhs in Uganda. (Xinhua/Joseph Kiggundu)

The history, significance, of Eid-el-Fitr

Eid el-Fitr, which is expected to begin on Sunday marks the end of Ramadan or Ramzan, the holy month of fasting. Prophet Muhammad is...
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Viewpoint: A Critical Response to the PBS Frontline Report on North Korea

Note: These remarks were made at the concluding program of the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR) Annual Spring Film Series held at the...

Kotey Scribbles: Who Would Help the Widow’s Son?

Dating to a thousand years before Christ in the building of Solomon’s Temple, Hiram Abiff, the Masonic legend, is believed to be the master...

DRAC Disappointed In Anticancer State Institutions

The Development Research and Advocacy Centre (DRAC), a Non-Governmental Organization, operating in northern Ghana, has called on government not to be dissuaded and detracted...
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Head Coach Of Hearts Says Football Is Competitive In Ghana

Frank Elliot Nuttal, head coach of Accra Hearts of Oak has said, claims that football in Ghana is not competitive was untrue. He said football...
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Unscrupulous Persons Chopping Off Trees In Dodowa Forest

The forest which served as a natural cover for a coalition of GaDamgme warriors in a battle which saw the eventual defeat of an...

#MOGO2017: Telling Ghana’s Music History With Wogbejeke Song

Ghana’s epic drama group, Wogbejeke noted for its wonderful theatrical performances, through drama, music and poetry told the history and evolution of Ghanaian music...

Zambia Make History By Winning African U17 Cup

The host nation of the CAF U-20 youth championship ‘Zambia’ have won the trophy after defeating Senegal by 2-0 at the National Heroes Stadium. This...

Barca made history with record fightback in Camp Nou

FC Barcelona produced the greatest fightback in the history of the Champions league when they defeated Paris Saint Germain (PSG) 6-1 in the second...