Monthly Archives: October 2015

Press corps accident: Citi FM’s reporter in stable condition

Citi FM’s Western Regional Correspondent; Obrempong Yaw Ampofo is now in a stable condition and responding to treatment, days after the Western Regional press corps suffered an accident. Obrempong Ampofo and other journalists were involved in the accident on Monday on their return from covering President John Mahama’s commissioning of a new community day Senior High School in Bamiokor. The accident, ...

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Worst Ways To Break Up

Love is a funny thing and sometimes relationships just don’t work out. Although you should end a relationship in a way that will honor the love that you and your partner once felt for each other, many guys call off relationships in dumb, cowardly ways everyday. Avoid the following worst ways to break up with a woman.   1. Becoming ...

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Bugri Naabu calls for unity in the NPP

Mr Daniel Bugri Naabu, Northern Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has urged the rank and file of the party in the region to unite to enable the party recapture power in the 2016 general elections. He said unity was paramount for the good of the party since Ghanaians were looking forward to the NPP as the only ...

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BBC journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts dies after cancer fight

BBC journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts, who was suffering from leukaemia, has died, her husband has said. Ms Lloyd-Roberts, 64, who had acute myeloid leukaemia, received a stem cell transplant over the summer. A correspondent for BBC News, she had run a public appeal to find a donor and had been keeping a video diary of her struggle. In her most recent ...

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Catholic Bishops Favour New Voter Register

The Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference says the Electoral Commission (EC) should take urgent steps to investigate the allegation that about 76,000 persons from neighbouring Togo have their names in Ghana’s biometric voter register. ‘The allegation of over 76,000 names of persons from neighbouring countries discovered in the current register must be investigated and the proper process be conducted if the ...

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778 teachers in North Tongu schooled on financial literacy

778 teachers in the North Tongu District in the Volta Region have been taken through a two day capacity building training program to help them improve on their productivity in schools and knowledge on financial management. The program, organised by the Gilead consult, a management consultancy firm in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service brought together allied agencies including Social Security ...

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World Bank Group President to visit Ghana, Friday

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will visit Ghana on Friday to participate in high-level talks, launch a report on poverty in Africa, highlight Ghana’s progress toward ending extreme poverty, and commemorate End Poverty Day. The presidents visit to Accra will be part of several activities this week focusing on ending extreme poverty by 2030. The trip comes shortly ...

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1:1 – Stars draw against Canada in friendly

Ghana and Canada settled for a 1-1 stalemate in an international friendly match played on Tuesday night. Albert Adomah levelled for the Black Stars after Marcel De Jong long-range effort had given the Canucks the lead at the RFK Stadium in Washington DC, USA. In the absence of several key players including Asamoah Gyan, Andre Ayew, Christian Atsu, Baba Rahman, ...

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Guinea opposition leaders want election scrapped, citing fraud

All seven opposition leaders who contested Guinea’s presidential election against incumbent Alpha Conde said on Monday the result should be annulled because of fraud. Their declaration is likely to stoke tension in the West African country, which has a history of political violence, including at the 2010 election that brought Conde to power. Conde, who rose to power in a ...

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Meet the fashion designer Mimi Plange

Mimi Plange, a Ghanaian-American fashion designer talks to trueafrica.co about her womenswear label Mimi Plange, why luxury industry is turning to African products and the importance of different sources of inspiration as a designer. Plange was recently honoured at the 2015 FACE List Awards. She graduated from the University of California with a degree in Architecture and has become one ...

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