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KUMACA, 2 more reported dead
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KUMACA: Parents, Police clash as 3 more students die and 46 hospitalized

Some parents have clashed with the Police and security personnel at the Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) in the Ashanti region after the parents stormed the school to forcefully take their children home. The agitated parents claim the school must release their wards after three more students were reported dead from meningitis […]

Kumasi Academy Senior High School
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Parents storm KUMACA following third ‘strange death’ in one week

Scores of terrified parents and guardians have thronged the campus of Kumasi Academy Senior High School (KUMACA) in a desperate move to check up on their children and possibly take them home following the ‘strange’ deaths that have hit the school. The deeply worried parents some of whom have come […]

Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem
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Asantehemaa’s funeral: Schools in Kumasi, Asokore Mampong to be closed

Basic schools within the Kumasi Metropolis and Asokore Mampong Municipal will be closed on Monday, December 4, 2017 to allow for activities for the final funeral rites of the late Queen Mother of Asanteman, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem to be held. On Friday, 8th December, 2017, schools will close […]

Kumasi Academy Senior High School
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2 KUMACA students die ‘mysteriously’, 3 hospitalized

At least two first-year students of Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) in the Ashanti Region have died under mysterious circumstances. Three others are said to be on admission at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Hospital. School authorities are unclear about the cause of death and ailment. Nhyira FM’s Ohemeng […]

Alfred Woyome
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African court orders Ghana to suspend retrieval of GHC51.2m from Woyome

The Tanzania-based African Court on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) has ordered Ghana to suspend all efforts to retrieve the GHC51.2 million judgement debt paid to businessman, Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome, until the court determines an appeal filed by the businessman. In a unanimous ruling on November 24, 2017, the […]

President Nana Akufo-Addo and the National Patriotic Party (NPP) is working on strengthening economic stability in Ghana
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Ghana: No longer an African role model?

For many years, Ghana has been seen as a role model on the African continent. But the country’s development has been floundering as of late. A recent study conducted by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation reveals a slowdown. Only a few years ago, cars constantly got stuck in traffic jams at […]

French President Emmanuel Macron at the G20 meetin in July where he complained of African women have "seven to eight children"
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Macron to visit Ghana in first Africa tour

French President Emmanuel Macron starts his first tour of Africa on Monday. He is to visit Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana in an effort to revitalise France’s image on the continent. Macron’s advisers say he hopes to modernise France’s relations with Africa by emphasising business links, education and sport […]

Starbow plane crashes into fence wall at Kotoka Airport
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Starbow plane crashes into fence wall at Kotoka Airport

A Starbow flight crashed into a fence wall  at the Kotoka International Airport on Saturday afternoon, in an attempt to take off. Some sources at the Airport have indicated that, the flight, which was set to take off to Kumasi, skidded off the runway in the direction of the nearby […]

Dr. Ibrahim M. Gunu, Coordinator of Post Graduates Programme of the Faculty of Education, UDS.
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Free SHS won’t collapse – UDS Coordinator replies cynics

Coordinator of Post Graduates Programme of the Faculty of Education at the University for Development Studies (UDS), Dr. Ibrahim M. Gunu, has dismissed suggestions by some members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), that the free Senior High School programme  may collapse within five years, if a sustainable plan […]

President Akufo-Addo in a sit-down interview with Al Jazeera TV
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Akufo-Addo: Africa’s march of democracy hard to reverse

The president of Ghana talks to Al Jazeera about his country’s democratic success and his hopes for the continent. Typically associated in international media with political instability, disease, poverty, corruption, dictatorships and a lack of human rights and democracy, African countries struggle to deconstruct the stereotypes. One of the few […]