Tag Archives: Ghana

Newspaper headlines: Monday, October 23, 2017


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Literacy Challenge: 10 finalists to be announced on CBS today


The ten Junior High School (JHS) students who have made it to the finals of Citi FM’s Literacy Challenge, will be announced today [Monday] on the Citi Breakfast Show. The ten are those who scored highest in Level II[an aptitude test], that was organized on Saturday [October 21] at the British Council in Accra. The contestants, who made it to ...

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Literacy Challenge Level II: Aptitude test held for 50 students


Level II of Citi FM’s Literacy Challenge was held earlier today [Saturday], at the British Council in Accra. JHS pupils who made it to the top 50 of Level 1, converged on the venue to write an aptitude test, after which the best ten will be selected for the grand finale. The Literacy Challenge was launched on July 19 for ...

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Black Starlets’ World Cup run ends after loss to Mali


Mali held on to defeat Ghana 2-1 and reach the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 on Saturday. The result follows victory over their West African rivals in this year’s CAF U-17 Africa Cup of Nations final and moves them into a last-four meeting with either Iran or Spain in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. In very wet ...

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Calling out ethnic bigotry in the Ghanaian public sphere [Article]


Ethnocentrism is an issue that has been gradually silenced into the taboo topic category in conversations in Ghana’s public sphere. Many people have experienced ethnic bigotry because they did not belong to a dominant group within a particular socio-cultural context. The enslavement and colonization of African societies further complicated issues on ethnicity. Many African countries have struggled to build a ...

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Newspaper headlines: Thursday, October 19, 2017


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Newspaper headlines: Tuesday, October 18, 2017


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Free SHS: Kwabenya SHS students eat waakye without shito, fish

File photo: Kwabenya Community SHS

Some beneficiaries of the government’s Free Senior High School program are being served what some of the students describe as non-nutritious meals. In some cases, some were served without fish or any protein, Citi News gathered. At the Kwabenya Senior High School in the Greater Accra Region for instance, where Citi News’ Caleb Kudah visited on Monday with Parliament’s select committee ...

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Ghana, Ivory Coast set up joint Committee to implement ITLOS ruling

President Ouattara with President Akufo-Addo

Ghana and Ivory Coast have established a joint Committee to oversee the implementation of the recent judgment by the International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), over the two countries’ maritime border dispute. Following a declaration by Ghanaian President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, that the dispute and its eventual resolution had strengthened the relationship between the two neighbouring nations, the Committee has ...

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Newspaper headlines: Tuesday, October 17, 2017


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