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Nominations for GFA elections open Monday

The Normalisation Committee overseeing the administration of football in Ghana has released the road-map to finalise its mandate. As per the road-map, election of a new Ghana Football Association (GFA) President is scheduled for Friday, October 25. The newly elected president will be sworn in same day. But before that key exercise, nominations will open from Monday, September 16 for …

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Miniso Ghana opens first store at Marina Mall

Global departmental store chain, Miniso has officially commenced operations in Ghana with the opening of its first store at the Marina Mall in Accra. The new store will serve the Ghanaian market with its wide variety, trendy and durable products at very attractive prices. Miniso is a Japanese designer global brand with operations in over 80 countries across Europe, the …

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Ghana signs loan agreement with Kuwait for rehabilitation of Dome-Kitase Road

Ghana and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development have signed a seven million Kuwaiti Dinars (an equivalent of about $23.8 million) loan agreement to finance the rehabilitation of Dome-Kitase Road Project. Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance initialled for Ghana, while Mr Nedhal Alolayan, Deputy Director-General of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development signed for the Fund. …

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Customers of Gold Coast Fund call for investigations

A group of Concerned Customers of the Gold Coast Fund Management (GCFM) have appealed to government to constitute an independent body to investigate the officials of the GCFM for not paying their monies to them. They also called for the investigation of the officials of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for not communicating to customers and the public about …

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Okyenhene calls on government to fix Eastern Region roads

The Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Payin has called on the Nana Akufo-Addo government to as a matter of urgency work on the various roads in the Eastern Region as was promised by the New Patriotic Party ahead of the 2016 general election. The Okyenhene made the call at Akyem Wenchi, as part of his tour through the Akyem Abuakwa lands …

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe to be buried in new national shrine

The burial of Zimbabwe’s founding president, President Robert Mugabe, will be delayed for a month until a special site can be built at the National Heroes’ Acre monument, a family spokesman said Friday. The announcement is the latest turn in a dramatic tussle between his family and the country’s current leader, a once-trusted deputy who helped oust Mugabe from power. …

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Akosua Manu appointed Deputy CEO for NYA

Deputy Communications Director at the Office of the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, Akosua Asaa Manu, has been appointed as a Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Youth Authority (NYA). She held the position of Deputy Communications Director at the Office of the First Lady from 2017 until her appointment at NYA. Prior to her work with the First …

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Bawumia hailed for working in the rain

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has become the talk of town at Akuapem Mampong in the Eastern region after he defied a “rainstorm” to grace the Ohum Festival Saturday evening, MyNewsGh.com reports. The second gentleman is also enjoying praises on social media after photos of his rare gesture of humility went viral. The Municipal Chief Executive for Akuapem North, Dennis …

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African leaders to pay tribute at Mugabe state funeral

Former Zimbabwe leader Robert Mugabe will be given a state funeral on Saturday with a dozen African leaders expected to pay tribute to a man lauded as a colonial-era liberation hero. Mugabe, who died last week in Singapore aged 95, left Zimbabwe torn over the legacy of his 37-year rule marked by brutal repression and economic crisis. He died almost …

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Electricity tariff still among highest in West Africa – Employers

The cost of power in Ghana still remains among the highest in the sub-region and serves to increase the cost of production for industries in the country, the Ghana Employers Association has said. Speaking at this year’s annual general meeting of the association in Accra, President of the Ghana Employers Association (GEA), Daniel Acheampong, said the cost of power remains …

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