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On Easter: Eschew bitterness, hatred to make way for a renewed hope and peace

Christians and Ghanaians have been reminded that as the world gear up to celebrate Easter, particularly the death of Jesus Christ, there was the need to eschew any form of bitterness, hatred and embrace forgiveness. This will go a long way to revive us and renew our hope and peace for harmonious living. This was declared by the Presiding Bishop …

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President Akufo-Addo off to Spain for ‘Focus Africa 2023’ conference

An official statement from the seat of government has announced the departure of President Nana Akufo-Addo to Spain in Europe. The information further added that President Akufo-Addo is attending the “Focus Africa 2023” Conference, being held in Madrid. In the President’s absence, the Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, shall, in accordance with Article 60(8) of the Constitution, act in …

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KNUST Management, SRC saddened by death of three students, as one remains in critical condition

Kumasi, March 28, GNA – Management and the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) are grieving over the loss of three students in two separate accidents on Saturday, March 27, 2020. The incidents, occurring on the University’s campus, have left one in critical condition, and currently on admission at the Komfo Anokye …

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Black Stars cruise past Sao Tome & Principe to secure top spot

Accra, March 28, GNA – The Black Stars of Ghana were so strong for their Sao Tome & Principe counterpart as they edged them 3-1 in the last Group C encounter of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, played at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday. The Black Stars amassed 13 points to top Group C, followed by Sudan …

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Sunyani Timber Market razed by fire

Properties running into several millions of Ghana Cedis have been destroyed following a fire that caught the Sunyani Timber Market on Saturday. The fire is reported to have caused extensive damage to some quantities of parked lumber, finished products, plastic materials, and several industrial machines and equipment. It was gathered that the inferno started around 0400 hours and spread widely …

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Ghana Navy admonished to support sub-regional efforts to end maritime crime

Criminal activities perpetrated at sea are often directed at vessels or maritime structures, but also include the transportation of illicit substances or trafficking in persons by organized transnational criminal networks. In its violent forms, it is a constant menace to the security of navigation and to the physical integrity and life of seamen. It is against this background that Ghana’s …

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US partners GAF to build pre-deployment training capacity

Accra, March 27, GNA – The United States Embassy has partnered the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) to build a pre-deployment training capacity for the Bundase Training Camp in the Greater Accra Region. Madam Stephanie S. Sullivan, the US Ambassador to Ghana, and Chief of Army Staff, Major General Thomas Oppong-Pepprah, participated in a ceremony highlighting the official transfer of a …

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Ghanaian women-owned enterprises to benefit from Retail and Online marketplace

Accra, March 27, GNA – The Ghana Enterprise Agency (GEA), formerly NBSSI, and the Mastercard Foundation have announced a partnership with Lokko House Limited, to create a retail shop and an online marketplace. The platform will enable women-owned and led enterprises to promote their products and connect with customers globally. Lokko House Limited, a Ghanaian enterprise that promotes urban art, …

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Accidents in Ghana on the rise – MTTD

Accra, March 27, GNA – The police have called for sanity on the roads to help decrease the carnage as records show that accidents in Ghana have increased over the past three years. The increase was due to disrespect for traffic regulations, especially by motor cycle riders, Superintendent of Police, Mr Alexander Obeng, the Director of Education and Training of …

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Stakeholders discuss Ghana’s cassava viral diseases response plan

Koforidua, March 27, GNA – The Crops Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research of Ghana (CSIR) has engaged stakeholders in the food industry on Ghana’s response plan against cassava viral diseases to improve yield. The meeting was to enhance the understanding of key stakeholders on the health and economic importance of cassava, the viral diseases …

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