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Curfew in Kumasi as Asantehene makes midnight visit to buried mother

Bedtime comes early for residents in Ashanti regional capital Kumasi where a curfew is invoked as part of the final funeral rites of the late Asantehemaa, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem. The late queenmother,Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem This is one of the highlights of the funeral rites that lasts …

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Akufo-Addo, 2 others named 2017 most Influential African leaders

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been named as one of the three most influential African leaders of 2017. The New African Magazine annual 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017 also listed Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Guinean President Alpha Conde. Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was listed in the …

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IFDC Donates In Support Of 2017 Farmers’ Day

Wednesday, November 22, 2017- Accra – The International Fertilizer Development Centre (IFDC) has donated an amount of Ten Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHC 10,000) to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) in support of the 33rd edition of National Farmers Day. Mr Samson Konlan, New Business Development Specialist and Mrs …

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Social Media Fraud Cartel Arrested In Accra

The Police CID has arrested the leader of a massive social media fraud syndicate after two months of Investigations by Starr News. The suspect popularly known as Joshua Torkor, but in real life called Joshua Ekow Sagoe, was arrested by the Police after he turned himself in at the Police …

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Asokore Mampong Targets Livestock Farming To Curb Unemployment

Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti Region is encouraging the youth to go into livestock farming to address unemployment in the area. Officials identify rabbit and grasscutter rearing as potentially lucrative activities for the youth. Carved out of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Asokore-Mampong Municipality is heavily populated. The rapid …

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Health Professionals Honoured

The Medical Excellence Awards (MEA), instituted three years ago to recognise outstanding achievements of personalities in the field of healthcare, has honoured 24 people in its third edition. The event which was held at the Banquet Hall recognised health professionals from all levels of the health profession, including doctors, dentists, …

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Photos+Video: “Libya Stop Disgracing Us” – Shatta Wale Joins Chris Brown, Cardi B And Others To Condemn Slave Trade In Libya

Black-Africans are being sold in Libya as slaves and after weeks of the report, social media and celebrities are gradually protesting and condemning the barbaric act. Among the likes of Cardi B, Chris Brown and Tiwa Savage, Shatta Wale has added his voice as one of the famous people who …

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Governance group commends gov’ts for effective collaboration

Programme Director of Making All Voices Count (MAVC) has commended various governments on the continent, where they work for their collaboration and support in citizens engagement. Dr Fletcher Tembo said the relationship with governments have improved over the years with the implementation of the projects under the MAVC initiative to harness the …

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Ankaful strike: Director apologises to nurses, workers

The hospital director of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital has apologized for “going overboard” in resolving some systemic challenges in the hospital. In a four-paged letter af apology copied to the Regional Minister, Central Region,  and the Chief Executive of the Mental Authority and three others, Dr Eugene K Dordoye chronicled …

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