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Somali security forces

Somali security forces arrest artist over suspected ties with al-Shabab

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Somalia security intelligence agency said they have held an artist for having ties with al-Shabab group. Abshir Garane Ahmed, a band member...
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Malawi anti-graft body arrests business magnate over judge bribing

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The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Malawi has arrested business magnate Thom Mpinganjira, FDH Bank CEO, in connection with alleged attempts to bribe Judges handling...
tax

Botswana clamps down on car import tax evaders

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Botswana has embarked on an ongoing operation targeting grey car dealerships across the country. Segolo Lekau, Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) Commissioner...
Coronavirus

Nigeria places alert at ports on novel coronavirus

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Nigerian authorities on Wednesday said screening measures have been heightened at the country's various ports of entry in response to the outbreak of the...
court

Zimbabwe Supreme Court ruling on currency parity causes mixed emotions among creditors, debtors

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A ruling passed by the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe on Monday declaring that all debts incurred before Feb. 22, 2019 should be settled in...
Foreign direct investment (FDI)

Africa needs more foreign direct investment to propel growth

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Foreign direct investment (FDI) is both necessary and important for Africa's economic transformation and growth, an economic expert said on Wednesday. Grayson...
Rain

Heavy rainfall kills one person in Malawi

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One person has died after being washed away by heavy run-off water and another three have sustained serious injuries when the walls of their...
Coronavirus

Ghana takes measures to prevent 2019-nCoV

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Ghana has introduced an enhanced health screening procedure for passengers coming into the country, Minister for Health Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has announced. These...
Ghana black stars

Ghana drawn alongside South Africa, Others in 2022 World Cup qualifiers

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Ghana has been drawn alongside South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Ethiopia in Group G of the 2022 FIFA World Cup second-round qualifiers. The...
?Climate change is increasing the vulnerability of forests to wildfires ?

Hell on Earth, a lesson Ghana must learn from Australian fires

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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) defines it as a change of climate that is attributed directly or indirectly to human...

Ghanaians urged to use ADR to resolve conflicts

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Mr Daniel Owusu-Koranteng, President of the Ghana Association of ADR Practitioners (GNAAP) has called for...
Fishermen

Timing for new register will not favour fishermen

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Fishermen in four regions have stated that the April 2020 time period for the commencement of the voter registration exercise will not favour them,...
Ghana premier league

GPL Week Six Preview: Top four teams clash, Hearts and Kotoko renew rivalry

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A big weekend of football approaches as the Ghana Premier League (GPL) enters the sixth week with some...
Ben Nunoo Mensah

GOC provides support for federations towards Tokyo 2020 Olympics Qualifiers

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Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah, President of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) has said his outfit has been supporting...

Ghana Statistical Service launches Five-Year Corporate Plan

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) on Wednesday launched its Five-year Corporate Plan (2020-2024), which outlines an ambitious journey...

US to provide continuous support to address Ghana’s security concerns

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Ms Stephanie S. Sullivan, the United States (US) Ambassador, said the US will continue to support Ghana to address the security concerns in the...

Campaign against road accidents is a collective responsibility – MTTD

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Police Superintendent Stephen S. Tenkorang, the Bono Regional Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) Commander on Tuesday reiterated that...

Audit Service chases public officials to declare assets

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The Ghana Audit Service is chasing public institutions to identify those eligible to declare their assets and liabilities to ensure they do the needful. ...

GJA opens nomination for 2019 regional awards

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The Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regions Branch of the Ghana Journalist Association on Monday opened nominations for its regional 2019 awards to acknowledge...

One dead, irate youth attack and chase out DCE

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One person is reported dead at Dzolo-Gbogame in the Ho West District following a misunderstanding between the community members and the District Assembly...

KMA’s flag to fly at half-mast

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The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) is to hoist its flag at half-mast in honour of the late Nana Akwasi Agyemang, the longest-serving mayor in...

Oguaa Traditional Council launches maiden Osabarima Royal Awards

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The Maiden Edition of the Osabarima Royal Awards has been launched in Cape Coast with a call on indigenes to take...

FBNBank opens ultramodern branch at Kaneshie

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To offer customers more convenient and digitally inclined services, the FBNBank Ghana, on Wednesday opened an ultramodern branch at Kaneshie, a suburb of Accra,...

MOFA pledges support for 24th Ghana International Trade Fair

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The Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MOFA) has pledged its support for the 24th Ghana International Trade Fair (GITF), which is scheduled for Tamale...

‘Players vs Slayers’ movie thriller to be premiered on Valentine Day

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strong>The much-anticipated Ghanaian movie titled "Players vs Slayers” will be premiered across the country come February 14, 2020. Directed and...
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Entrepreneur grabbed over car fraud

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An entrepreneur who allegedly collected $17,910 from a businesswoman under the pretext of buying and importing QX60 Infinity four wheel drive but failed...

GHS10,000 ransom on killers of Mankessim Police Officer as IGP visits

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The Police administration has announced a GHc 10,000 ransom to anyone who could provide credible information leading to the arrest of the...
Court

Amoabeng’s case adjourned to February 5

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The trial of Prince Kofi Amoabeng, former Chief Executive Officer of UT Bank, who is being held on the charges of stealing and...

Local Government Ministry to inaugurate district assemblies on Thursday

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The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development will on Thursday, January 23, inaugurate the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies in the capital cities...

NDC pays tribute to Ghana’s longest-serving mayor

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Ghana’s largest minority party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has commended the late Nana Akwasi Agyemang, Ghana’s longest-serving mayor,...