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Kumasi Youth Association locks up the office of Daily Guide in Kumasi

The Kumasi Youth Association (KUYA) has instructed management of Daily Guide Newspaper to visit the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi to beg the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II before their office keys will be released. Some aggrieved members of KUYA this morning stormed and ransacked Daily Guide office in Kumasi after […]

Abe Ankumah, Nyansa co-founder, is photographed at his headquarters in Palo Alto, California, on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Nyansa is a network analytics software company. (Gary Reyes/ Bay Area News Group)
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From Ghana to Silicon Valley: One entrepreneur’s journey

Nyansa co-founder talks about success, fundraising and being an immigrant entrepreneur As he was growing up in Ghana without access to a computer — much less other high-tech gadgets — it wasn’t obvious that Abe Ankumah would go on to found a fast-growing Silicon Valley tech company. But  fast forward a few […]

Osei Tutu II meets the Queen in 2000 CREDIT:  FIONA HANSON
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‘The Ashanti King gave me £350,000 and I took it to the bank in taxi,’ sacked bank official claims

To a Ghanaian King, handing someone a holdall stuffed with more than £350,000 to deposit in a bank might seem nothing out of the ordinary. Indeed, when Osei Tutu II, traditional ruler of the Kingdom of Ashanti, summoned Mark Arthur to his multimillion-pound residence in Henley-on-Thames and handed him a […]

A natural gas station in Accra, the capital of Ghana, exploded on Saturday, killing at least one person, officials said.
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Gas Station Explosion in Ghana Kills at Least 1 and Injures Several

An explosion at a gas station in the African nation of Ghana killed at least one person and injured several others, according to government officials and news reports. Officials told local news outlets that a fire broke out at a gas station in the capital, Accra, and then spread to […]

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Government to employ 23,000 youth to plant trees

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has revealed that over 23, 000 youth will soon be recruited to plant trees. According to the Lands and Natural Resources ministry, the move is part of the Government’s plan to plant six-thousand hectares of trees every year. Latest statistics indicate that Ghana […]

school children swim to school
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School children swim to cross river to attend school in Tapa Abotoase

Most basic school children at Tapa C.K Kope and fifteen other communities in the Biakoye District of Volta Region determined to access education have to swim to school everyday. This is because the only bridge they use to cross the river has broken down for several months. The residents in […]

Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa, the 13 year old KNUST student
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KNUST admits 13-year-old to pursue BSC Mathematics

Miss Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa, a 13-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kwadwo Gyan-Darkwa of Space Workers College, has been admitted as the youngest ever at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi. The girl, a native of Anyimon, Berekum in the Brong-Ahafo Region, and who lives […]

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Japan ready to support Ghana in the rice value chain – GRIB

Japan has shown commitment to collaborate with Ghana to promote the food value chain in the country with emphasis on increasing the production and processing high quality rice. At a seminar for stakeholders on Thursday, Mr Imoro Amoro, the President of the Ghana Rice Inter-Professional Body (GRIB) said the rice […]

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Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah donates to widows

Ghana coach, James Kwasi Appiah has made a donation to the Africa Widows and Widowers Foundation at Nima, Accra. The items, estimated around GH¢10,000.00 which included bags of rice, cooking oil and detergent was part of Appiah’s social responsibility to the less privileged in society. Donating the items, the Black Stars […]

A barista prepares a coffee with beans from Ghana's Volta Region at a coffee shop in the Osu neighbourhood of Accra on August 24, 2017. Photo: CRISTINA ALDEHUELA / AFP
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Ghana wakes up and smells the coffee

LEKLEBI FIAPE, Ghana – Like many people around the world, 80-year-old Kofi Afadi can’t start his morning without a cup of coffee. “Every morning when I take coffee I feel happy and go about my day,” the farmer told AFP in his village in the green hills between Lake Volta […]