Tag Archives: Ghana News

The chatbot taking on Seattle’s sex trade

Its creators say the bot is most effective when it poses as a 15-year-old girl. You can find “her” number within fake messages placed alongside real ads on websites popular with those looking to buy sex. Naive and innocent, the bot will tell you she is nervous and check that her age is “cool with you”. If you say yes, ...

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Ten good reasons to take a break from dating

Exhausted with the dating scene and wanna take a time out? Perhaps you’re not so sure you should, just in case you end up on the shelf and everyone gets taken in the meantime. If you’re in two minds, join Beauty and Tips as we take a look at 10 good reasons to take a break from dating. Dating can ...

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Jumia Ghana launches 2017 Black Friday promotion sales

One of the country’s leading e-commerce companies, Jumia Ghana, has launched its 2017 Black Friday campaign to offer customers products at discounted prices of up to 90%. This year’s Black Friday discount season, which runs from Friday, November 24 to December 15, sees the company put up for sale over 30,000 products from more than 20 top brands in the ...

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First Lady commissions first AGI office in China

First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has commissioned the Association of Ghana Industry’s first liaison office in Qingdao, China. The opening of the AGI office, which was facilitated by the Belt and Road Collaborative Innovative Centre (BRCIC) of China, is expected to boost Chinese investment in Ghana especially towards the One-District-One Factory (1D1F) programme. In her remarks, the First Lady said the ...

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Ghana, India film industries sign MoU

A Memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed between Ghanaian film makers and their counterparts in India. Mike Ocquaye Jnr., Ghana’s High Commissioner to India, made this revelation at the premiere of Indian stage play ‘Niyati’ last weekend at the National Theatre. The High Commissioner told JoyNews that the two countries have agreed to have a work relationship for their ...

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Docket on defiled 4-yr old girl forwarded to AG – Police

The case involving a four year old girl who was allegedly defiled at Assin Adadientem in the Central Region, has been forwarded to the Attorney General’s Department for advice. The Central Region Police Command had taken over investigations into the case, following a directive from the Inspector General of Police. The Police Service in a tweet on Friday, indicated that, ...

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BOST saga C’ttee never met; Agyarko has no report – Bawa

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Bongo Constituency, Edward Bawa, has alleged that the committee set up to investigate the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company’s (BOST) contaminated fuel saga, never met as suggested by the Energy Minister. The 8-member investigative committee was set up to determine the circumstances that led to controversial sale of 5 million litres ...

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Ghanaians asked to forward complaints on maltreatment by Embassies

The Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament has called on Ghanaians who have been treated badly at various foreign missions in the country to share their experiences with the Committee investigating such issues. The Chairman of the Committee, Frank Annor Dompreh, said that hearing from the victims of the alleged maltreatment at the Embassies will enable them to properly assess the situation in order to find a lasting solution to the ...

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Ghana’s future brighter in Nana Addo’s hands – First Lady

Ghana’s prospects with President Nana Akufo-Addo in charge are significantly better, the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo has said. According to her, the President “came to office with a lot of promises and he is working hard to achieve all of them” adding that “he has achieved quite a lot” since taking office. She said this in an address to officials of the ...

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Inadequate laws, logistics affecting fisheries sector – Marine police

The lack of adequate laws and logistics is crippling the fisheries sector in Ghana, the Director of Marine Police at the Takoradi Railways and Port Unit of the Ghana Police Service, ACP Samuel Owusu-Berko has said. According to him, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing is escalating in the country’s fishing space, leading to the “destruction of local fish stock and ...

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