Premier League round-up: Wins for Liverpool, West Brom and Watford


Liverpool 1-0 Crystal Palace Liverpool avoided a frustratingly familiar stalemate at Anfield thanks to Sadio Mane’s second goal against Frank de Boer’s Crystal Palace. The Reds have become accustomed to firing blanks against the lesser sides of the Premier League in front of their own fans under Jurgen Klopp. But Mane’s smartly taken strike with less than 20 minutes to play ensured the hosts secured ...

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You’ve always been there for us – Sierra Leone thanks Ghana for support

Sierra Leone’s High Commissioner to Ghana, Umu Hawa Tejan-Jalloh

Sierra Leone’s High Commissioner to Ghana, Umu Hawa Tejan-Jalloh has expressed gratitude to Ghana for its support following the mudslide that killed about 400 people and displaced thousands. Government airlifted relief items worth GHc 1 million on Friday after various corporate bodies and individuals contributed to support Sierra Leone, which is contending with a humanitarian crisis. The relief items consisted of food, ...

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Artists storm Chale Wote Street Art Festival [Photos]


Artists in painting, sculpture, photography, film, fashion, mixed media, comedy, culinary arts, music, and dance are displaying their artistry at this year’s Chale Wote Street Art Festival. The 7th annual Chale Wote Street Art Festival starts which started 14th August 2017 in Accra has reached its climax as over 200 Ghana-based and international artists exhibit their works in James Town and ...

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Teachers who fail license exam to re-write

Public Relations Officer of the GES, Rev. Jonathan Bettey

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has said that teachers who fail the licensing exam will be given another opportunity to write again. The National Teachers Council (NTC) of the Ministry of Education has announced that teachers will now have to pass a special examination before being granted the license to teach. But the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) is ...

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Can we hold directors of Capital, UT Bank responsible? [Article]


Without warning, the country has been thrown into deep discussions about the collapse of UT Bank and Capital Bank. We are told that quite a few other banks may join the wagon. UT Bank was listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) until the crisis broke. GCB Bank, itself a listed company on the GSE, has with the approval of ...

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Tema: Factory explosion leaves one dead, one injured


One person has been killed, with one other injured, after an explosion at Delta Agro, a soap manufacturing company in the Tema Industrial area. The Administrative Manager of the factory explained to Citi News that three workers were in the process of cleaning an empty oil tanker when the explosion occurred. “When we got to the scene when we found that the ...

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Kpando: FDA to intensify education on ‘poisonous fish’


The Food and Drug Authority is investigating the poisonous fish incident in the Kpando Municipality in the Volta Region which led to the death of four persons. The FDA said checks in some markets in that area showed that traders avoided the puffer fish which is believed to have caused the deaths. The affected communities include Alavanyo, Kpando and Tokor. ...

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I won’t waver in corruption fight – Nana Addo


President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday stated, emphatically, that his government’s determination to rein in corruption in Ghana is non-negotiable. He said Ghanaians had entrusted him with the responsibility to better their lot, and he would not waver in his commitment to enhancing accountability in the nation’s public life, as corruption had become the bane of Ghana’s development and progress. “Words ...

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Kpando Assembly to hold emergency meeting over ‘poisonous fish’


The Kpando Municipal Assembly will hold an emergency meeting over reports of food poisoning in the Municipal area which allegedly caused the death of four persons. The four people reportedly died at the Margret Marquart Catholic Hospital at Kpando, where they were rushed after allegedly eating a freshwater fish said to be poisonous when not cooked properly before consumption. Three ...

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Citi FM collects donations for disaster-struck Sierra Leone


Citi FM has launched a drive for relief items to support victims of Sierra Leone’s mudslide and flooding disaster. Over 400 people have been confirmed dead after Monday’s disaster and about 3,000 more have been displaced. The dead included more than 100 children. Citi FM will welcome donations in the form of clothes, blankets and student mattresses as part of the ...

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