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Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education
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Govt to hand over mission schools to religious bodies

The government will soon return the management and supervision of mission schools to religious bodies, the Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has hinted. The move, according to the minister, would be in fulfilment of the 2016 manifesto pledge of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the run-up to […]

S.D.A Church has not been banned in Russia
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S.D.A Church has not been banned in Russia

 Leaders in the Euro-Asia Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, a church region that includes the Russian Federation, released an official statement last week, as they try to counter false news circulating about the status of the church in that country. The statement, signed by the church regional president M. […]

A victim receiving treatment at the hospital
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20 injured in Weija church building collapse

A church building at Gbawe Borla in the Weija-Gbawe Constituency in the Greater Accra region has collapsed injuring at least 20 congregants. The injured are mostly babies and women, hospital officials have told Starrfmonline.com. Three church members of the Christ Life Ministry are in critical condition and have been referred […]

Wall Street financier busted for $800K fake loan scheme
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Wall Street financier busted for $800K fake loan scheme

Anthony NyameA Wall Street financier hatched an elaborate scheme to steal $800,000 from three clients, including a church, officials said. Anthony Nyame, CEO of General Capital Corporation, was arrested Wednesday for falsely telling his marks that he could arrange millions of dollars in loans for them if they fronted thousands […]

Members of Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia
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Supreme Court bans Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia

Russia’s Supreme Court on Thursday banned Jehovah’s Witnesses from operating anywhere in the country, accepting a request from the justice ministry that the religious organization be considered an extremist group. The court ordered the closure of the group’s Russian headquarters and its 395 local chapters, as well as the seizure […]

Record baptism in Rwanda
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Adventist Church sets 20 million membership record

A major drive to engage every church member in Total Member Involvement has helped propel the Seventh-day Adventist Church past 20 million members for the first time in its history. The Adventist Church had 20,008,779 members as of Dec. 31, 2016, a net increase of 882,332 people, or 4.6 percent, […]

Pastor arrested for fraud
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Pastor remanded for fraudulent breach of trust

A Pastor Richmond Nana Danso was on Monday remanded by an Accra Circuit Court for dishonestly appropriating an amount of $10,080 and GH¢ 2,000.00, belonging to one Lucy Korkoi Tetteh. Richard pleaded not guilty to the charges and was remanded by the court presided over by Mrs Afi Agbanu Kudomor […]

Rev Dr. Kwabena Opuni Frimpong (Gen. Sec. Christian Council of Ghana)
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Christian Council to Push for legalization of same sex marriage in Ghana

General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana, Rev. Opuni-Frimpong has made a shocking revelation about a contract he is been compelled to sign by some donor partners. The respected Reverend who is known to always communicate the stance of the Christian council disclosed that some donor partners want to […]

A homeless man asks for money during blizzard-like conditions Feb. 9 in in Boston (CNS photo/Brian Snyder, Reuters).
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Pope Francis says give to the homeless, don’t worry about how they spend it, as Lent begins

As the debate over the appropriate response by rich countries to the global refugee crisis barrels on, Pope Francis said in a new interview that Catholics should offer housing or financial assistance to families settling in a new country, and, as Lent begins, he called on Catholics not to make […]

Riverside Ghanaian S.D.A.
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Southeastern California Conference recognizes Riverside Ghanaian SDA Church

Ghanaian Seventh-Day Adventists living along the Pacific Union as well as nationals from other African nations on December 10, 2016, gathered in Riverside, California to participate in a High Sabbath service welcoming the Riverside Ghanaian Seventh – day Adventist Company into the sisterhood of churches in the Southeastern California conference. […]