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Michael Essien names African Team of the Decade, check out who missed out

As 2019 comes to a close, former Chelsea and Ghana star Michael Essien has chosen his best 11 African players of the decade. The last 10 years saw significant moments for African football, commencing with the World Cup being hosted on the continent for the first time in its history, in South Africa in 2010 . The decade ended with …

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Kofi Kinaata’s ‘Things Fall Apart’ appears in University of Ghana exams

Students of the Department for the Study of Religions at the University of Ghana, Legon, in their end of first semester examination had to answer a question on ‘Things Fall Apart’, a song by rapper Kofi Kinaata. At Section B, question 6 of the ‘Religion in Ghana’ paper, the students were asked by their examiners Dr Cosmas E. Sarbah and …

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Celltel Networks settles on local finance company in $500 million deal

Celltel Networks Limited, Ghanaian Technology Company, has appointed local finance company, Ed & Co Capital Limited as financial advisors for the $500 million Ghana Smart Cities project. A memorandum of understanding to that effect was signed between the two companies in Accra with the Founder and Executive Chairman of Celltel Networks, Dr Prince Kofi Kludjeson and Chief Executive of Ed …

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GRA impounds trucks with no proper tax documentation

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Taskforce has impounded vehicles carrying goods along the Nsawam stretch without proper tax documents. The road checks were to ensure that all goods were accompanied by proper tax documentation. The exercise was done after several efforts of demand notices, meetings and reminders, but to no fruitful response. Some of the companies with tax issues include …

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Ghana Card for Voter registration will ensure credibility – Dr. Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia on Sunday gave the clearest indication yet that the national identification card, the Ghana Card, could be a key requirement for registration as a voter in next year’s elections. He said the Ghana Card, with its unique identification qualities, will eliminate the usual rancour over the Voters’ Register and ensure its credibility. Dr. Bawumia who …

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‘It’s more than I expected’ – Akufo-Addo impressed by ‘Year of Return’ results

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday touted the progress of the Year of Return, describing activities generated by the campaign in Ghana as a “welcomed shock”. Speaking to Haitian American journalist, Roland Martin, at the Jubilee House, he said although the initiative was designed to succeed, the results have exceeded expectations. “It’s more than I expected. We had hoped …

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78 quotes of Akufo-Addo in 2019

Over the year 2019, President Akufo-Addo has delivered countless speeches both home and aboard. I have reported on most of the activities and events the President has been involved in. I have been poring through the scripts and transcripts and I have gathered a few lines that caught my attention. 1. “I came to the Presidency as an old man, …

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How my late mother sold kolanuts and cigarettes to raise me – Adongo eulogizes

Member of Parliament (MP) for Bolgatanga Central, Hon Isaac Adongo has recounted how his late mother Mrs Mary Abane Adongo sold colanuts and cigarettes to raise him. The lawmaker says he is what he is today by virtue of the selfless efforts of his mother saying “I have had an incredible gift of a mother from God. For 48 years …

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Here’s an interesting footage of General Kotoka after coup d’etat plot on Nkrumah regime

A rare video of Major General Emmanuel Kotoka speaking in an interview with reporters after he engineered a coup d’état to replace the government of Dr. Nkrumah has surfaced on the internet. The video, monitored by GhanaWeb saw General Kotoka explaining to reporters his reasoning behind the coup plot that occurred on February 24, 1966. When asked how the reconstruction …

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Here comes a car-plane from Kantaka called Kantanka Mo

You are looking at the newly manufactured private and personalized vehicle of the Founder and Leader of Kristo Asafo Mission, Apostle Dr Ing. Kwadwo Safo, whose Kantanka Technological Centre of Excellence (KTCE), a subsidiary of the Kantanka Group of Companies on Sunday, December 29, outdoored the aeroplane-like vehicle. It has no wings and does not fly, and these are the …

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