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London Bridge attacker had terror conviction

The man who carried out Friday’s stabbing attack at London Bridge was a former prisoner convicted of terrorism offences. The attacker, named by police as 28-year-old Usman Khan, was out of prison on licence at the time of the attack, in which a man and a woman were killed and three others were injured. Khan was shot dead by officers …

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Ghana-Burkina Faso railway progresses steadily- Deputy Minister

Mr Andy Appiah-Kubi, the Deputy Minister for Railways Development, has said construction of the Ghana-Burkina Faso railway line and other railway networks within the country was progressing steadily. He said feasibility studies had already been commissioned for the 595km Kumasi-Paga line being undertaken by Mesers Vision Consult (Ghana), Gauff Ingeneres (Germany), and ILF Consult (Germany),adding that studies on the Tamale-Paga …

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This change is a waste – Kevin Taylor chastises NPP

Following the introduction of new Ghana Cedi notes and an announcement that players in Ghana’s premier league will enjoy the new notes, avowed critic of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) government Kevin Ekow Baidoo Taylor, has described the government as “useless”, stressing that “this change is a waste.” “Now I am totally convinced that my NPP government is a …

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Ghana to host 2020 World Resources Forum

Ghana will host the World Resources Forum (WRF) in June 2020 in Accra, with a focus on the sustainable governance and use of natural resources in Africa, particularly, the Western sector. This follows the momentum built up from the two-day WRF 2019, held in Geneva, Switzerland, which was attended by industry leaders, key policy makers and representatives and regions around …

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Black Friday shopping experience hugely patronised in Ghana

Shoppers in Ghana and across the world have yet again participated in one of the world’s exciting shopping experiences. The Black Friday usually offers shoppers outrageous reduction in prices on all kinds of items. Although not a very common experience in Ghana, the day is gradually gaining recognition. Citi Business News can report that in the national capital, Accra, some …

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Jordan Ayew ‘honoured and proud’ to make African Player of the year shortlist

Ghana forward Jordan Ayew says he is honoured and proud to make the 30-man shortlist for the African Player of the year. The Crystal Palace attacker is one of two Ghanaian players to make the shortlist, which also includes Liverpool duo Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah. Ayew is enjoying one of his best season in England with the Eagles, having …

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You impressed me with Terminal 3, Ridge hospital – Yvonne Nelson to Mahama

Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson has said former President John Dramani Mahama impressed her with the construction of Terminal 3 at the Kotoka International Airport as well as the Ridge Hospital in Accra. Ms Nelson showered praises on Mr Mahama in her birthday message to the flagbearer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) who turned 61 today, Friday, 29 …

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Policeman interdicted for alleged rape of suspect’s wife

A policeman at Manso Datano in the Ashanti Region has been arrested and detained for allegedly raping the wife of a suspect in custody. He has also been interdicted by the police administration. The policeman is said to have raped the victim several times at the Manso Datano Police Station in the Amansie South District. According to the victim, the …

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Hearsay evidence at former MASLOC boss’ trial

The prosecution witness who claimed to have handed over GH¢500,000 in hard cash to the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Microfinance and Small Loans Center (MASLOC), Sedina Tamakloe Attionu in a “Ghana Must Go” bag, has admitted he has never met nor spoken with her, casting doubts on his testimony in court. Mr Samuel Quansah, shockingly revealed this under …

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Don’t panic, we have enough dollars to stabilise the cedi – BOG to banks

The Bank of Ghana, BOG has asked market players not to panic because they have adequate dollars to stabilize the cedi. The BOG gave the assurance in a circular issued to all commercial banks in the country. According to Joy FM’s report, the circular could be seen as the fresh move by the BOG to manage market sentiments because of …

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