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Prof Kwesi Yankah
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Government to abolish single-sex education system – Minister drops hints

The government is planning to abolish single-sex education system in the country following the conversion of Katanga, Unity and Africa to mixed halls by the authorities of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). MyNewsGh.com is learning. “If we continue to perpetuate the exclusive male and exclusive female […]

Kofi Annan's body arrive in Ghana
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Kofi Annan’s body arrive in Ghana

The remains of the late former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan has landed in Accra, Ghana, from Switzerland where he died in August. The Aircraft carrying the body of the former UN Chief touched down at the Kotoka International Airport at 17: 30 pm and it was accompanied […]

A portion of the burnt house
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GNFS investigates Dansoman fire outbreak that claimed 5 lives

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has commenced investigations into the fire outbreak that claimed the lives of five persons at the residence of the Dansoman district pastor of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church (SDA). The wife of Pastor Ebenezer Ato Kessie, his two children, including a three-week-old baby boy, his […]

SDA Pastor and family
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Fire kills SDA pastor’s wife, 3 children and mother-in-law at Dansoman

The wife of the Dansoman SDA District pastor Mrs Linda Ato Kessie (31 years), mother-in-law, Madam Grace Ampah (65 years), two children, Jayden Ato Kessie (3 years) and three months old boy,and the wife’s niece Precious Pokua (9 years) were Sunday burnt to death in a fire outbreak at Dansoman, […]

14 year old suffers injuries after receiving 36 lashes
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14-year-old given 36 lashes by police for ‘insubordination’

The District Police Commander for Akontombra in the Western Region, ASP Dickson Obeng, has been accused of prescribing 36 lashes as a corrective measure for a 14-year-old class 6 pupil, Stanley Antwi of the St. James Anglican Primary at Akontombra. In photos making rounds on social media, Stanley is seen […]

US Ambassador Robert Jackson and Charlotte Osei
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“Charlotte Osei, most competent person” – US Ambassador

Outgoing U.S. Ambassador, Robert P. Jackson, has said he is “very troubled” about the description of the dismissed Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC) as “incompetent”. Mr Jackson said despite her removal from office, Mrs Charlotte Osei remains one of the most competent persons he has ever met. President Nana […]

Robert Jackson, US Ambassador to Ghana
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Ghanaian officials to meet US Ambassador today over deportation

Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will later Monday, June 23, meet the US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson and other officials of the Embassy over the impending deportation of some 7,000 Ghanaians. The meeting is aimed at finding a solution to the ensuing impasse between the US and […]

Bantama Juvenile ‘gang rape’ suspects jailed 36 months
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Bantama Juvenile ‘gang rape’ suspects jailed 36 months

The four suspects who were referred to the Juvenile Court in connection with the alleged sexual assault at Bantama in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi, have been sentenced to serve in a Senior Correctional Facility for 36 months each. Three of the suspects were charged with defilement and conspiracy to […]

Daniel Asiedu on trial for the murder of JB Dankwah
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NPP contracted me to kill JB Danquah – Suspect confesses

One of the accused standing trial in the murder of former Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North Constituency Joseph Boakye Danquah Adu, Daniel Asiedu, has told an Accra District Court that he was hired by some persons in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to commit the crime. He said his […]

Prof. Ken Attafuah, NIA Executive Secretary
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Passports, birth certificates not guarantee for Ghana card – Attafuah

The Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA) Professor Ken Attafuah has said holding a Ghana passport or birth certificate does not guarantee an automatic right to the Ghana Card. According to the NIA Boss, presenting the aforementioned documents for the purposes of registration and issuance of the Ghana […]