Monthly Archives: September 2014

Ghana is the most stable country in West Africa – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has said Ghana is the most peaceful and stable country in the West African Country suitable for undertaking fruitful business ventures and investment. ”Ghana is not affected by any security threat, or disease that can deter investment, although we are surrounded by others that are facing some challenges in the sub-region,” he said. President Mahama said ...

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BRAZIL 2014: Guilty officials will be punished – Mahama

President John Mahama has said people found guilty of financial malfeasance by the Commission investigating Ghana’s poor showing at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil will be punished. According to the president, government will make the report of the commission public for Ghanaians and government to collectively decide who must be punished. Speaking to a cross section of Ghanaians ...

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Pay employees electronically- Report recommends

Government and its stakeholders are being urged to ensure that all employees are paid electronically. This is contained in the Strategic Payments Roadmap for Ghana report. The Report prepared by Standard Chartered Bank for the Bank of Ghana and launched this year, spells out steps that the country needs to undertake to have an effective electronic payments system and move ...

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Adwoa Smart: I’m single and seriously looking for love

Veteran actress, Belinda Naa Ode Oku popularly known as ‘Adwoa Smart’ in the entertainment fraternity has said she is looking for a partner who is willing to love and respect her just as she is. She said that even though previous relationships have not worked out like she expected, she will not give up on finding a man who truly ...

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Fourth Annual Robotics Inspired Science Education Regional Competitions Launch in Tamale – RISE #4!

 Ghanaian Senior High School teams and over 1000 students are gearing up to compete regionally to showcase their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills to address real world challenges. This competitions coordinated by the Ghana Robotics Academy Foundation (GRAF) in partnership with the US Embassy Ghana, and other corporate institutions will occur in Tamale, Accra and Cape Coast. GRAF ...

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400 brilliant but needy students get Gh₵ 400,000 scholarship

The educational future of  400 brilliant but needy students has been given a major boost through scholarships of Central Aid, a social responsibility wing of the International Central Gospel Church. Central Aid will pay Gh₵ 400,000 to cover the tuition and registration fees of Junior High School students who passed this year’s Basic Education Certificate Exams and students in the ...

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Why Sweat Elsewhere? – Nana Awere Damoah

Efie ne fie Home is best Tough but best Away may be brighter But first class citizen You may not become Never As I made my way to work this morning, my thoughts turned, as usual for this week in particular, to Africa. I have been musing this week about Ghana and today I added the country I consider my ...

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Ghanaians Dying Prematurely In Hamburg

The rate at which Ghanaians are dying prematurely in Hamburg – Germany is alarming and it is time authorities begin to ask questions and provide answers. Life expectancy has improved tremendously in Germany over the years. In 2012 the life expectancy in Germany increased to about 81.00 years. That for women was at 83.30 years and for men 78.60 years. ...

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Israel Says It Has Shot Down Syrian Aircraft

Israel says it has shot down a Syrian fighter jet over its airspace. The aircraft was intercepted in mid-flight over the Quneitra area of the Golan Heights, the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) said. A Patriot missile was fired at the jet, identified in Israeli media reports as a MiG-21. The Golan area, which was captured by Israel in the 1967 ...

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Govt welcomes audit of CHRAJ

Government has welcomed the Auditor-General’s decision to conduct an immediate audit into the use of public funds by the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), especially in relation to news reports of inappropriate use of public funds by the Commissioner. While conceding that the Commission is an independent constitutional body, Government said in a statement issued on Monday ...

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