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New Year Honours 2017: Anna Wintour, Ken Dodd and Ray Davies on list

The Kinks singer Ray Davies, comedian Ken Dodd and Vogue editor Anna Wintour are among the arts figures that have been included on the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Wintour, who has edited US Vogue for almost 30 years, has received a damehood and Davies has been knighted. Comedy legend Ken Dodd has been knighted for services to entertainment and ...

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Facebook is incredibly thirsty for your eyeballs this New Year’s Eve

App notifications—they’re bad! But app notifications that are basically advertisements? Actually the worst! Facebook doesn’t care. It’s urging users of Messenger, one of the social network’s Snapchat clones, to open the app and enjoy a variety of “festive frames and stickers” this New Year’s Eve. The notification—which you might’ve received on your phone Thursday—is an open invite to explore Messenger’s ...

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DR Congo deal agreed to end Kabila rule

A deal has been signed to end Joseph Kabila’s 15-year rule in the Democratic Republic of Congo – but the president himself has yet to add his signature. Senior ministers backed the deal, which would see Mr Kabila stay on until elections are held by the end of 2017. The country has faced a crisis since Mr Kabila failed to ...

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Zongo development fund to be line item in 2017 budget – Nana Addo

The president-elect Nana Akufo Addo has reiterated his commitment to fulfilling his promise of establishing a Zongo development fund to assist the Muslim communities in the country. This Zongo development fund will be captured in the incoming Nana Akufo-Addo administration’s first budget statement in 2017. As a campaign promise, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has promised to establish a Zongo ...

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MTN FA CUP FINAL LIVE ON TV AFRICA

The MTN FA Cup final match between Bechem United and Okwahu United, scheduled for this Sunday, 4th September 2016 at the new Cape Coast stadium, will be telecasted live on TV Africa. Okwahu eliminated Liberty Professionals in a 3-2 penalty shootout to make it to the final while Bechem beat Wa Rockets 2-0 to make their debut in the Cup ...

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Gov’t begins implementation of SDGs

Government has started translating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into its programme and policy planning processes. The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur however said there will be the need for private partnership collaboration to enable Ghana achieve the target. Nana Oye Lithur who was speaking at the Women Deliver 2016 Conference in Copenhagen said implementing ...

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“Phone Farming… How SMS is Changing Agriculture in Ghana”

Just three years ago, Abdul Rahman Takoro couldn’t afford to send all his eight children to school. Several dropped out, while he struggled to pay the fees for the rest. Takoro tried to work as a bicycle repairer, after the frustration of seeing his farm fail. Without any education or resources on farming, Takoro was losing money. “I could invest ...

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Citi Business Olympics (Prt. 2)

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