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Kenya stripped of hosting rights for CHAN 2018

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Kenya has been stripped of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) following a Confederation of African Football (Caf) executive committee meeting in Accra. The decision was announced at a media conference after a one-day meeting headed by Caf’s president Ahmad. Caf announced that the decision to move the tournament was made “in light of accumulated delays from ...

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27 SHS students get free IT training

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About Twenty-Seven students from High Schools across the country participated in a three-week boot camp to find technological solutions to Ghana’s agricultural challenges. The event organized by Nsesa Foundation under its flagship project, iSWEST, saw 17 boys and 10 girls camped in the University of Ghana for a three-week intensive training in solution driven IT and engineering projects. After receiving ...

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Citi FM is CIMG Emerging Digital Organization of the Year

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Ghana’s authoritative and credible digital news platform, Citi FM, has been named by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) as the Emerging Digital Organization of the Year. It said the organization, whose parent company is Omni Media Co. Ltd, was being recognized for its excellence in strategic marketing for the year 2016. Citi FM was honoured alongside the Citi ...

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Citi Breakfast Show adjudged 2016 CIMG Radio Programme of the Year

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For the third time in 4 years, the Citi Breakfast Show has been adjudged the Radio Programme of the Year (2016) by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG). The show, which has undoubtedly been the favorite for most discerning listeners in the country, was given the honour at the CIMG Awards which was to recognize organizations and brands for their ...

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Ghana’s maritime dispute case against Ivory Coast [Infographic]

Marietta Brew Appiah Oppong in the court room of the International Tribunal of the law of the Sea (ITLOS)

The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), has ruled in favor of Ghana in a three-year-long maritime dispute with Côte d’Ivoire. The Chamber in a unanimous decision on Saturday September 23, 2017, ruled that there has not been any violation on the part of Ghana on Côte d’Ivoire’s maritime boundary. The infographic below ...

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ITLOS judgement will boost Ghana’s economic fortunes – Kofi Buah

Armah Kofi Buah - Fmr. Energy Minister

A former Energy and Petroleum Minister, Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, has said that the ruling of the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), in favor of Ghana in the three-year-long maritime dispute with Côte d’Ivoire, will boost the country’s economic fortunes. He believes the uncertainty which prevented giant oil companies from investing in Ghana’s ...

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Iran tests missile despite Trump pressure

U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea

Iran says it has successfully tested a new-medium range missile, in defiance of US President Donald Trump. The launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which has a range of 2,000 km (1,242 miles), was shown on state TV. It is unclear when the test took place. At the UN on Tuesday, Mr Trump criticised Iran’s missile programme and the 2015 nuclear ...

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Tremor detected near North Korea weapon test site

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A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has been detected in North Korea. The earthquake occurred about 50km (31 miles) from a nuclear test site, monitors say. Previous quakes were caused by weapon tests. Chinese seismologists said it was a “suspected explosion” but South Korea says that it could be a natural quake not caused by a nuclear test. The US Geological Survey ...

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Statement: Gov’t didn’t sponsor Samuel Attah-Mensah’s US trip

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It has come to our attention that information is being circulated within certain media portals, suggesting that the Managing Director of Omni Media Co. Ltd and Citi 97.3 FM, Samuel Attah-Mensah, is in the United States of America as part of a state-sponsored Ghana Government delegation to the United Nations General Assembly. We wish to state on record that Mr. ...

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Ghana wins maritime dispute case against Ivory Coast

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The Special Chamber of the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), has ruled in favor of Ghana in the three-year-long maritime dispute between the country and Côte d’Ivoire. The Chamber in a unanimous decision on Saturday September 23, 2017, ruled that there has not been any violation on the part of Ghana on Côte d’Ivoire’s maritime boundary. ...

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