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New CAF President to open AFCON to non African countries

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New CAF President Ahmad Ahmad has made his first move and is considering expanding the Africa Cup of Nations to 24 teams which will be open to non-African countries and hosted outside Africa in an aim to make it attractive and raise revenue. This was recommended by CAF’s Marketing and TV team on Wednesday at the two-day African Football Symposium in ...

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Job 600 workers stranded after fire outbreak

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Parliamentary staff working in the Job 600 Office Complex at Parliament House were on Wednesday left stranded as they were denied access to the building. When Citi News’ Philip Nii Lartey visited the House on Wednesday morning, most of the workers were seen seated in pockets in the House’s lobby chit chatting. Some of those who spoke to Citi News ...

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Citi FM’s Literacy Challenge launched [Photos]

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Citi FM on Wednesday launched an educational initiative dubbed “Literacy Challenge” to positively revolutionize basic education in Ghana. For over 12 years, Citi FM, your relevant radio partner, has been promoting excellence in education through several projects including the Write Away contest. Thousands of Ghanaian students have benefited from the station’s activities in the educational sector. The launch, which took ...

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Expect strong evidence to nail corrupt officials – Nana Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that his government is in the process of building water-tight evidence to ensure that the many alleged cases of corruption levelled against members of the previous administration stands the test of time at the court. Addressing the media at his maiden press encounter at the Flagstaff House yesterday, the President said a lot ...

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Tanker driver’s mate caused Takoradi gas explosion – Report

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The report of the 11-member committee which was set up by the Western Regional Minister, Dr. Kweku Afriyie to investigate what led to the gas explosion that occurred on Tuesday May 9, 2017 is blaming the actions of mate of the driver for Lambark Gas Company Limited which was discharging gas to Ghumco in the early hours of Tuesday for the ...

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Citi FM launches Literacy Challenge today

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Citi FM will today [Wednesday] launch a nationwide competition that seeks to promote and reward versatility and intelligence of Junior High School (JHS) students. The competition, dubbed The Literacy Challenge, will engage contestants in a three month long, fun packed and education driven set of activities. The overall winner of the competition will walk away with a cash prize of ...

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YEA beneficiaries to demonstrate over unpaid allowances

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A group calling itself the Coalition of Youth Employment Agency (YEA) beneficiaries has served notice of a demonstration against the management of YEA over unpaid allowances. The group, in a statement explained that their demonstration is premised on YEA’s refusal to pay outstanding allowances owed them. “All efforts by leadership of the coalition to address the following issues with management ...

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President’s delegation of questions ‘positive’ – Adom-Otchere

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Senior broadcast journalist, Paul Adom-Otchere has described the President’s delegation of other officials in his government to provide answers to certain questions asked at the media encounter on Tuesday as an exciting and positive move. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo responded to a number of questions posed by journalists at the Flagstaff House on a wide range of issues including ...

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Fire guts Parliament’s Job 600 building [Photos]

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Fire on Tuesday evening gutted part of Parliament’s Job 600 office block. Smoke was seen billowing from the 10th floor of the building which mainly serves as offices for parliamentarians. Citi News’ Duke Mensah Opoku reported that the fire started at about 6pm. He said about three fire tenders were immediately dispatched to help quench the fire. Some staff at ...

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We’ll not relent in galamsey fight – Nana Addo

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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated his government’s commitment to the fight against illegal mining activities in the country. A media-led campaign, spearheaded by Citi FM was taken up by the government who stepped up the campaign by initiating some measures to deal with the menace. One such step was a 6-month ban on small-scale mining and a temporary halt ...

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