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KAIPTC matriculates eighth Batch of Gender, Peace and Security trainees

The Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) has organised a matriculation ceremony for the eighth batch of its Master of Arts (MA) in Gender, Peace and Security Programme. The ceremony attended by staff and the faculty of academic affairs and research was held to give the new students a tour of the institution and an opportunity to meet …

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‘Cherish your citizenship’ – Akufo-Addo speaks against non-Ghanaians getting Ghana card

President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has admonished Ghanaians to cherish their nationality and citizenship and should not help non-Ghanaians to obtain the National ID card, the Ghana Card. “Let us cherish our nationality, let us cherish our citizenship. Don’t let any of you be party to trying to get the Ghana card for people who are not Ghanaian. A lot of …

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Department of Gender trains peer educators in Assin South

The Central Regional Department of Gender, has organized a two-day peer-to-peer reproductive health programme for over fifty adolescents at Ngresi in the Assin South District of the Central Region. As part of their role, they would provide information on how to report cases of sexual violence in their respective communities and schools, organize education and sensitisation activities to create awareness …

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Family petitions Ghana’s IGP over phone repairer’s death

The family of the late Kofi Poku, also known as ‘Asco Pee’, the 35-year old phone repairer who died on Sunday, July 07, 2019, after he was allegedly manhandled By the Old Tafo police, is calling for justice. “We are appealing to the Inspector General of Police ( IGP) to use his good offices to intervene in the issue since …

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Why Parliament’s new Chamber project was dropped

The Parliamentary Service Board says its decision to take the development of a new chamber block out of its present agenda was occasioned by its review of representations by well-meaning Ghanaians. The decision to put on hold the planned new and larger chamber project, according to a statement issued by the Public Affairs unit of Parliament, was taken at a …

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Energy Minister directed to meet IPPs over $700m debt

The Energy Minister, John Peter Amewu has been directed by government to engage the six Independent Power Producers (IPPs) threatening to shut down their plants over debts owed them. Six IPPs said PDS owes them over $700 million and will be forced to shut down their plants that supply the country 1,500 megawatts of electricity if the payments are not …

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12 Ghanaians named among 2019 100 Most Influential People of African Descent under 40

Twelve Ghanaians across different sectors have been named among a list of 100 Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) under 40, a global 100 list that identifies high achievers of African descent worldwide, pairing those based across the Diaspora with their counterparts inside Africa. The MIPAD under 40 recognition comes as a global civil society initiative in support of …

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Police only take funeral donations and not bribe – Paramount Chief of Elmina

Nana Kodwo Conduah VI, the Paramount Chief of Elmina, has chastised Ghanaians for denigrating the image of the Ghana Police Service by constantly describing its officers as bribe-takers. According to him, the police officers always help to maintain law and order in the society but due to the dark nature of their uniform if you see them taking monies in …

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‘I’m really sorry’- Ekuban apologizes to Ghanaians

Leeds striker Caleb Ekuban has apologized for his inability to score for the Black Stars during the penalty shootout when his side (Black Stars) met with the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia. Ekuban’s weak penalty was saved by the Tunisian goalkeeper Farouk Ben Mustapha. This, propelled the Tunisians to win 4-5 as all their players scored during the shootout at the …

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AFCON 2019: ‘Past records does not matter’ – Coach Appiah

James Kwesi Appiah, Head Coach of the Senior National Team, the Black Stars have said past records between Ghana and Tunisia, will not be a deciding factor in the round of 16 clashes between the two sides on Monday, July 8, at the Ismailia Stadium. He said past victories over Tunisia in previous AFCON would not be a guarantee for …

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