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Ghana’s economic progress due to democracy – Akufo-Addo

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President Akufo-Addo has told world leaders in New York that Ghana’s sustainable economic progress is due to a stable democratic system. According to him, the country, despite a rough past, has succeeded in growing its democracy to be a shining example on the continent. Giving his maiden address at the 72nd Annual General Assembly meeting in the US, Akufo-Addo noted that ...

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Reform UN to ensure credibility – Nana Addo to world leaders

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The credibility of the United Nations is at stake if it fails to heed the calls for reforms, President Nana Akufo-Addo has cautioned. The President’s maiden address to the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly was appended by a call for changes to the way the UN operated, which he noted was “seen by many as helping to perpetuate an ...

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Kumasi Academy adopts measures to prevent Meningitis outbreak

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Authorities at the Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) in the Asokore Mampong Municipality of the Ashanti Region say they have adopted measures to prevent meningitis related deaths this academic. According to authorities, part of the control measures was to decongest the dormitories to reduce overcrowding. Authorities have also engaged the services of personnel from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to manage the ...

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One more grabbed over Major Mahama’s death

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The Police have arraigned another suspect for his involvement in the death of Major Maxwell Mahama at Denkyira Obuasi. Bismarck Abanga was arrested on September 14 this year after he had returned to Denkyira Obuasi. He was handed over to the Police on September 17. The court presided over by Mr Joshua Caleb Abaidoo on Tuesday remanded him into lawful ...

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Nana Addo’s address at 72nd UN General Assembly [Audio]

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President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday addressed the United Nation’s 72nd General Assembly. He touched on a number of issues including his government’s hyped free Senior High School policy as pertaining to the educational aspect of the Sustainable Development Goals. He also called for reforms in the operations of the UN, regional integration on the African continent. Click below to listen to Akufo-Addo’s ...

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Don’t go into music for money – M.anifest

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If you want to amass wealth, music is a wrong profession to go into. This assertion is by award-winning Ghanaian rapper, M.anifest who gave the advice on the Citi Breakfast Show on Thursday. “…I always tell people that you don’t come into something like music wanting to make money, so if you do, just forget it. It goes beyond that ...

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Ghana looks forward to ITLOS ruling – Nana Addo

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President Akufo Addo has said that his government will not make any pronouncements on the yet to be delivered ruling on the maritime border dispute although it is hopeful of a favorable ruling. The landmark ruling will be delivered on Saturday, September 23rd after a 3-year long dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast over maritime boundaries. In 2014, Ghana went ...

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NDC ditches biometric registration of members

Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the NDC, Ade Coker

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has announced it will scrap its biometric membership register to pave way for re-registration. The Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the party, Ade Coker, who made the announcement during the party’s unity walk, said the biometric register is one of the causes of the party’s defeat in the 2016 election. “We are now going ...

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YEF Launches 11th Spelling Bee Championship

The 2017 winner of the Spelling Bee Liliy Tugbah with the Country Director of YEF, Eugenia Tachie-Menson

Young Educators Foundation, the Non-governmental Organisation responsible for The Spelling Bee, Ghana, yesterday [Tuesday] launched the 11th  edition of the annual competition. The theme for this year’s Bee is ‘The relevance of the mother tongue in literacy’. The event, which took place at the Osu Presbyterian Church Hall, brought together different people from all walks of life, including students from ...

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NDC supporters march against ‘August 4. Founders Day’ proposal

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Hundreds of supporters of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) today marched against government’s proposal to rechristen Founder’s Day as Kwame Nkrumah Memorial day. The NDC government in 2012, under John Atta Mills earmarked September 21, which is Kwame Nkrumah’s birthday, as Founder’s Day, sparking the debate over Ghana’s founders and concerns that other key players in the fight for ...

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