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Japan ready to support Ghana in the rice value chain – GRIB

Japan has shown commitment to collaborate with Ghana to promote the food value chain in the country with emphasis on increasing the production and processing high quality rice. At a seminar for stakeholders on Thursday, Mr Imoro Amoro, the President of the Ghana Rice Inter-Professional Body (GRIB) said the rice […]

Coach Kwesi Appiah
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Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah donates to widows

Ghana coach, James Kwasi Appiah has made a donation to the Africa Widows and Widowers Foundation at Nima, Accra. The items, estimated around GH¢10,000.00 which included bags of rice, cooking oil and detergent was part of Appiah’s social responsibility to the less privileged in society. Donating the items, the Black Stars […]

Kingsley Sarfo
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Ghana player Kingsley Sarfo arrested in Sweden for rape ahead of crucial World Cup qualifier

Sweden-based midfielder Kingsley Sarfo’s much-awaited debut for Ghana next week has been thrown into serious doubt after he was shockingly arrested on Saturday for allegedly having sex with minors on several occasions. The 21-year-old was arrested in Malmo on Saturday on single-sourced allegation, damaging his chances of making his debut […]

A barista prepares a coffee with beans from Ghana's Volta Region at a coffee shop in the Osu neighbourhood of Accra on August 24, 2017. Photo: CRISTINA ALDEHUELA / AFP
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Ghana wakes up and smells the coffee

LEKLEBI FIAPE, Ghana – Like many people around the world, 80-year-old Kofi Afadi can’t start his morning without a cup of coffee. “Every morning when I take coffee I feel happy and go about my day,” the farmer told AFP in his village in the green hills between Lake Volta […]

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 […]

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Parliament resumes sitting on October 3

The third meeting of the first session of the Seventh Parliament will resume on Tuesday, October 3. The Speaker, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, by Standing Order 37, served the 275 members notice last Wednesday of the commencement of the meeting. Among bills the meeting is expected to consider are the […]

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 […]