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Author Archives: Marian Efe Ansah

Wa Poly lecturers to strike over Rector’s appointment

Lecturers of Wa Polytechnic have threatened to embark on a sit-down strike from tomorrow [Monday] in protest of the appointment of the school’s rector, Professor Emmanuel Marfo-Owusu. The workers, on Saturday, boycotted an induction ceremony for the Rector, whom they have accused of financial malfeasance, among other things. [contextly_sidebar id=”Rn0Z0XfgLjUC314FRRFcNrKO0F98ejvr”]The agitated workers, comprising the Polytechnic Teachers Association, the Polytechnic Administrators ...

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Business College International (BCI) students eulogize Ebony

Students of Business College International (BCI), Tamale, on the occasion of the College’s 15th Anniversary launch, eulogized the late dancehall Artiste, Ebony Reigns in grand style. The Anniversary launch coincided with the funeral of Ebony Reigns at the State House in Accra on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The College’s talented music stars put up a splendid performance onstage, singing some ...

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Business College International launches 15th Anniversary celebrations

Business College International (BCI) in Tamale has launched its 15th Anniversary celebrations with a promise to increase its scholarship package quota to assist needy students. The school’s Head of Operations, Bilal Shamsudeen Taimako, at the official launch recalled that the school in 2003 began with a student population of 165. According to him, the school has since produced 8,000 Senior ...

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Cambridge Analytica-linked firm ‘interfered in Nigeria poll’

A brochure suggests the parent company of scandal-hit data firm Cambridge Analytica boasted of interfering in Nigeria's 2007 election - widely dismissed as lacking credibility

The company that became Cambridge Analytica boasted about interfering in foreign elections, according to documents seen by the BBC. Cambridge Analytica is embroiled in a storm over claims it exploited the data of millions of Facebook users. The BBC has seen a brochure published by parent company SCL Elections, it is believed prior to 2014. It claims, for instance, that ...

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We’ll launch Nation Builders Corps by end of April – Bawumia

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia

Government will from April next month employ some one hundred thousand unemployed graduates under the Nation Builders Corps programme. This, according to Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, is part of plans put in place by the Akufo-Addo administration to address the unemployment situation in the country. [contextly_sidebar id=”k3WeYDU0gjyduk90w3XSmbInmKis2qHL”]Speaking at the launch of the restoration of teacher trainee allowances at the ...

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Dancehall diva Ebony Reigns goes home [Photos]

Thousands thronged the forecourt of the State House in Accra today to bid farewell to the late dancehall artiste, Pricilla Opoku-Kwarteng, known in music circles as Ebony Reigns. The funeral which was attended by colleagues, fans and sympathizers started with a traditional music and dance performance from the Amamre Ensemble. They performed Akan traditional music and dances, ranging from kete, ...

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‘Ebony was a kind, prayerful Christian’ – Manager

Manager of deceased Dancehall artiste, Ebony Reigns has eulogized the singer, describing her as a staunch Christian. According to Ricky “Bullet” Nana Agyeman, contrary to popular belief, Ebony was a committed Christian who occasionally had prayer sessions with prophets and Christian leaders. “Contrary to the reports widely circulated and the unfounded perception that Ebony was untrained and from a nonreligious background, ...

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Clashes after Catalan leaders detained

Crowds of protesters in Spain’s Catalonia region have clashed with police after the Supreme Court stepped up legal action against separatists. Spain’s Supreme Court ruled 25 Catalan leaders should be tried for rebellion, embezzlement or disobeying the state. Convictions could result in up to 30 years in prison. More than 20 people were injured as police used riot batons to ...

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Trump signs new transgender military ban

President Trump has signed a memorandum that bans some transgender people from US military service but rolls back the blanket ban he ordered last year. The new directive adopts recommendations from Defence Secretary Jim Mattis that “transgender persons who require or have undergone gender transition” cannot serve. But it gives the Pentagon and other agencies some discretion in the matter. ...

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Ho: Six died from Tuberculosis in 2017

world-tuberculosis

Six Tuberculosis-related deaths were recorded in the Ho Municipality in 2017, Madam Shine Garvin, Ho Municipal Health Promotion Officer has revealed. She said the prevalence of Micro Bacterium Tuberculosis was on a steady rise in the Municipality, comparing reported cases from 2015 to 2017. Madam Garvin, who was speaking at the commissioning of a Community Health Planning and Services (CHPS) ...

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