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Ghana - Germany: 60 years of bilateral relationship
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Ghana: Germany Marks 60 Years of Ghana Relations

German movies, cultural and media workshops are part of celebrations marking 60 years of cooperation between Germany and Ghana. The West African nation is lauded as one of Africa’s model democracies. For Yibor Kojo Yibor, a Ghanaian cultural analyst, Saturday’s event should offer an opportunity for Ghanaians to reflect more […]

Ghana cocoa season
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Ghana to commence the 2017/2018 cocoa season in October

Ghana’s industry regulator Cocobod plans to open the 2017/18 cocoa seasons on October 13, later than usual, after receiving part of a syndicated loan it signed this month to cover its purchasing needs, two company officials said on Saturday. The world’s second-largest cocoa producer does not plan to lower the […]

Togbe Afede XIV
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Togbui Afede wants Ghana to expand trade with foreign countries

President of the National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede has admonished government to build strong trade cooperation with foreign countries to attain its objective of making Ghana a development hub on the continent. Togbe Afede believes this is a surest way of ensuring a country beyond foreign aid as espoused by […]

NCA sanctions radio stations
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GIBA: NCA sanctions harsh

The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) has described as “harsh” the National Communications Authority’s (NCA) decision to sanction some 131 radio stations across the country. According to GIBA, the sanction could affect investments and employment security of the affected radio stations. The NCA revoked the authorisation of some broadcasting stations […]

The car involved in the accident
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10 confirmed dead in accident at Nkawkaw

Ten passengers travelling on a Youtong bus from Kumasi to Accra died on the spot when it clashed head-on with an articulated truck. About 30 others sustained varying degrees of injuries and are on admission at the Holy family hospital in Nkawkaw. The Youtong bus with registration number GM 2212-16 […]

Judges are demanding the payment of their allowances
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Judges and magistrates to embark on strike on October 1

Circuit Courts Judges and Magistrates have threatened to embark on nationwide strike on October 1, if their allowances are not paid. The Judges and Magistrates contended that their allowances since January this year have not been paid by government. A source close to the Judges and Magistrate noted that they […]

Students at Prempeh College
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Free SHS: Prempeh College sacks 51 students

The Prempeh College Senior High school has sacked 51 students for failing their promotional exams last term. The students who were to repeat form one have been asked to go home because they cannot be accommodated under the new Free SHS policy since they were fee-paying and government no longer […]

Klo-Agogo SHS
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Free SHS: BNI alerts government over congestion crisis at Klo-Agogo

The Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) has sent an emergency report to government over the infrastructural crises at Klo -Agogo Senior High School in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region. Officials of the state Internal intelligence agency visited the school to assess the magnitude of the accommodation challenge […]

SHS heads don't want to have anything to do with private hostels
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Free SHS students to live on their own after boarding status snub

Many first-year students of Senior High Schools (SHS) in the Ashanti region have been left on their own in private hostels after they failed to secure boarding status. Joy News’ Erastus Asare Donkor reports that school authorities are also denying some of them access to school facilities for evening preps […]

President Akufo-Addo displaying his new Ghana Card
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Ghana launches new Identification Card

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has received his National Identification Card, dubbed the new “Ghana Card”, at a ceremony held at the premises of the National Identification Authority on Friday. According to President Akufo-Addo, the new identification card signals the dawn of a new day in biometric identity management in […]