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Too much sex caused Bukom Banku’s defeat – Spiritualist

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A member of the Hare Krishna Movement, Jnana Chaksus Das, has attributed Bukom Banku’s 7th round technical knockout by Bastie Samir in last Saturday’s boxing to ‘too much sex.’ According to him, the controversial boxer who openly boasts of the number of women he has been sleeping with, does not have enough energy to concentrate on the fight as a ...

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ECOWAS leaders pledge to fast-track common currency programme

ECOWAS leaders have committed to fast-track measures leading to the creation and use of a single currency for the economic bloc by 2020. At the Fourth Meeting of the Presidential Taskforce on a common currency for the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) that took place in the Nigerien capital, Niamey on Tuesday, the leaders pledged to ensure that the sub-region ...

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Two charged for defrauding Indian

Thompson Opoku Agyemang, unemployed and Maxwell Cobbinah, Transporter on Tuesday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court, accused of defrauding an Indian businessman of 40,000 dollars under the pretext of transporting gold bars to him in Dubai. The two however denied the charges of conspiracy to commit crime and defrauding by false pretenses. The third accused, Musah Nabie, a Sierra Leonean ...

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US committed to Ghana’s strengthening of cybersecurity

The United States (US) is committed to supporting Ghana to strengthen its cyber security capacity to enable Ghanaians to educate themselves through internet access to compete in the 21st century economy. Mr Robert P. Jackson, the US Ambassador to Ghana, explained that this would help lift Ghana’s economy to new heights. “I am pleased that the government of Ghana is ...

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Government establishes fund for Major Mahama

The government has revealed that it would establish a Trust Fund in the name of the late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama. The fund which would be called “Major Mahama” Trust Fund is to cater for the welfare his wife and children. Mr Dominic Nitiwul, Minister for Defence made the revelation to the media after he presented a Bill to Parliament ...

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Leaked Botchwey report doctored – Allotey Jacobs

Central Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs has said that the Kwesi Botchwey report that probed why the party lost the 2016 elections circulating in the media has been doctored. According to him, though some aspects of the report are factual, others are fabrications “just to create a civil war in the NDC”. The highly ...

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Traditional authorities in B/A affirm commitment to end child marriage

Traditional Authorities in the Banda and Tain Districts of the Brong-Ahafo Region have reaffirmed their commitment to fight against child marriage in the two areas. Chiefs and Queens have attributed child marriage, which is rife in the two Districts, to teenage pregnancy and traditional practices. At a news conference in Sunyani, the traditional rulers commended Action Aid Ghana, (AAG), a ...

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Ghana Armed Forces commences 2017/2018 special medical intake

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has commenced the 2017/2018 Special Medical Intake enlistment process as advertised in the Saturday October 21’s edition of the Daily Graphic and Monday, October 23’s edition of the Ghanaian Times. A statement issued in Accra from the Public Relations Directorate of GAF and copied to the Ghana News Agency indicated that he scratch cards for ...

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Court to rule on ECG Concessionary case

An Accra High Court has set October 31 for the ruling on an application for interlocutory injunction by 1,001 workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), challenging moves to hand over the operations of the Company to a concessionaire without any redundancy package for them. Mr Martin Kpebu, Counsel for the ECG Workers, in their application, are seeking the ...

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National Biosafety Authority works to ensure safety of GMOs

The National Biosafety Authority (NBA) has given the assurance that Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) products that are consumed in the country are safe for human health and on the environment. “We are making sure that the public get only biotech products that are beneficial”, Mr Eric Okoree, Chief Executive Officer of NBA said. Pro-GMOs activists have augured that studies carried ...

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Nestlé and IFRC partner to improve access to water and sanitation

Nestlé has partnered with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to increase access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene for 76,300 people in 50 cocoa producing communities. A statement from Nestle said the initiative, in the Eastern and Ashanti Regions of Ghana, is in line with Nestlé’s ambition to help improve 30 million livelihoods in ...

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African Airshow takes off at Kotoka International Airport

The First Aerospace and Aviation Exhibition for West Africa will take place at the Kotoka International Airport from October 24 – 26, 2017. The event is under the auspices of the Ministry of Aviation and the distinguished patronage of the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. A statement issued in Accra by Mrs Cecilia Abena Dapaah, the Minister of Aviation, said ...

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ICI inteventions are yielding fruits – Farmers

Cocoa farmers in the Assin Fosu hub of the International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) have said the international NGO’s support, aimed at improving their livelihoods, while eliminating child labour in their communities, are paying off. The representatives of the farmers told journalists, at a media training programme, that the awareness and educational programmes in their communities had resulted in keeping children ...

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