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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 […]

First lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo
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Ghanaians In China Charged To Project Ghana

The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has urged Ghanaians living and working in China to project the good name of Ghana as they seek more knowledge to help develop the country. ‘There is a lot to learn from China, therefore, those of you here should learn and bring the knowledge […]

President Akufo-Addo in a sit-down interview with Al Jazeera TV
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Homosexuality not on Ghana’s agenda – President Akufo-Addo

Ghana’s president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo has said the issue of same-sex relationships was not on the agenda of the West African country. He, however, believes that its snowball effect will soon reach Africa. Akufo-Addo was speaking in an interview with Gulf news channel, Al Jazeera, during which he […]

Dormitory of a SHS in Ghana
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SHS students living in ‘death traps’ – GES Director

The Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Professor Akwasi Opoku-Amankwah has joined a few government officials to accept limitations in the implementation of the, ‘free SHS’ policy. The professor who made the admission on Kumasi-based Hello Fm in an interview on Tuesday said he confronted the appalling conditions of […]

Mrs Cecilia Kwakye Cofie, President CHASS
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Senior High Schools to be closed down for lack of funds

The President of the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS), Mrs Cecilia Kwakye Cofie, has called on the government to, as a matter of urgency, release subsidies which have been in arrears for three terms to senior high schools (SHSs). She said SHSs risked being closed down prematurely […]