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Un Day

UN 75th Anniversary: Time for sober reflection

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The United Nations (UN) 75th Anniversary is a time for introspection and sober reflection on the capacity of the Organisation to provide solutions to...
jail bars

Driver jailed 30 years for robbery

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Issah Iddrisu, a driver, was on Monday sentenced to 30 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court for robbing a woman of her car...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

AfCFTA can benefit from COMESA experience: UN official

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The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) can benefit from the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) experience in liberalization of trade,...
Covid

S. African government thanks media for COVID-19 messages

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The South African government on Monday thanked the media for playing a critical role in information dissemination during the COVID-19 pandemic. The...
Africa Map

Africa’s COVID-19 death toll nears 40,000 – Africa CDC

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The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent has reached 1,644,780 as of Monday afternoon as the death toll due to...
Cellou Dalein Diallo

Guinea opposition leader proclaims winner of presidential election

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Cellou Dalein Diallo, candidate of the main opposition party for the 2020 Guinea presidential election, declared himself the winner of the October 18 presidential...
Gunmen

Cameroonian troops free French national kidnapped by gunmen

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Cameroonian troops have rescued a French national who was kidnapped by gunmen in seaside resort town of Kribi, the army said on Monday. ...
Court

Apostle Adjei has not been reporting to Police- Prosecutor

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Apostle Kwabena Owusu Adjei of Hezekiah Prayer Ministry who allegedly threatened to cause the death of Mrs Jean Mensah, Chairman, Electoral Commission, has...
L Peace Council

We never organised meeting where NIA official was killed – Peace Council

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The Northern Regional Office of the National Peace Council (NPC) has debunked publications in sections of the media that it organised a meeting to...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Sixty-two Parliamentary candidates to contest in Western Region

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Sixty-two parliamentary candidates would contest the December 7, polls in the Western Region. Nine of the candidates are females and 53...

NGO calls for renewed attention to the plight of rural women

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The Centre for Women in Agriculture and Nutrition (C-WAN), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has called for the establishment of land banks to promote rural...
Court

Four suspected assassins to be arraigned on Tuesday

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Four suspected assassins arrested by the Swedru Divisional Police Command on Saturday, October 17, are scheduled to be arraigned before court in Cape Coast...
Court

Womba’s mother grieves his death in police custody

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The mother of James Nana Womba, prime suspect in the murder of Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh, has expressed shock as she grieves the death...
Prime Suspect

Lawyer demands independent inquiry into Womba’s death

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Mr George Asamaney, Lawyer for James Nana Womba, prime suspect in the murder of Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh, has called for an independent inquiry...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Five to contest Effiduase/Asokore seat

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Five candidates have successfully filed their nominations with the Electoral Commission (EC) to contest the Effiduase/Asokore constituency parliamentary seat in the December 7, elections. ...
Mahama Volta

John Mahama is committed to the transformation of the Volta Region – Communication Officer

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The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Mr John Dramani Mahama is committed to the transformation of the Volta Region, Mr Kafui Agbleze,...
Orphanage Support

I will keep supporting orphans, prisoners – Nana Dankawoso

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Nana Dr Appiagyei Dankawoso I, the President of the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI), on Monday said he will not stop...
Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang

Let’s not spill blood over political differences -Prof. Opoku-Agyemang

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Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, the Presidential Running Mate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has called for calm in the campaign activities of parties...
Political Vigilantism

Youth cautioned against violence ahead of the December elections

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A traditional ruler has advised the youth against acts that could cause violence before, during and after the December 7 general elections. ...
Prime Suspect

Prime suspect in Prof Benneh’s murder passes on

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James Nana Womba, the prime suspect in the murder of Professor Emmanuel Yaw Benneh, the former law lecturer, has passed on. Police...

We need a presidential debate – Ato Forson

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Mr Cassiel Ato Forson, Member of Parliament for Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam, has backed calls for a presidential debate between the National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) Candidate, Mr...
Privacy

Ghanaians need to be privacy-conscious – National Cyber Security

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Dr Albert Antwi-Boasiako, Head of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has urged Ghanaians to be privacy-conscious as the exposure of personal information is...
Samuel Ofosu Ampofo

NDC to establish Street Lights Authority

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will establish National Street Lights Development Authority (NSLDA) if it wins the December 7, elections. ...

NDC flagbearer embarks on a five-day tour of Western Region

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Mr John Dramani Mahama, the Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Monday began a five-day campaign tour of the Western Region. ...
Assembly Disability

Obuasi East Assembly supports 49 PWDs

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The Obuasi East District Assembly has distributed items worth GHc103,637.00 to 49 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) to support their business operations. The items were procured...
Plant Of Trees

KNUST Students plant trees in Diabenekrom

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The Master of Science in Development Management students of the KNUST, in collaboration with the Rotaract club of Sekondi-Takoradi, have planted trees in the...
Independent Churches

Council for Independent Churches confident of peaceful elections

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Apostle Samuel T. Doku, President of the Council for Independent Churches of Ghana (CICG), says December 7 general elections would be peaceful. ...
streetism

COVID-19 and G; how safe are our children

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The streets are back to life. It is as if COVID-19 is gone forever. Vehicular traffic is at its peak in...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli coalition government faces internal divisions, public pressure

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Israel's coalition government is facing persistent internal divisions and mounting public pressure. Saturday night marked months of weekly protests against the government and Prime Minister...
AFP/File / Nasir Waqif Afghan security personnel pictured during an operation against Taliban militants in Kunduz province in April 2016

Continued fighting shrinks Afghans’ hope for peace

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The persistent militancy and violent incidents in Afghanistan amid ongoing peace talks have undermined the hope of many locals for lasting peace in the...