Monthly Archives: December 2017

Ghanaians in Denmark express mixed feelings on ROPAL

Some Ghanaians in Denmark have expressed mixed reactions to a ruling from a High Court ordering the Electoral Commission (EC) to allow Ghanaians in the diaspora to vote in general elections. An Accra High Court on Monday directed the EC to implement, within 12 months, the Representation of the People Amendment Law also known as the ROPAL, 2006 [Act 699]. ...

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Jerusalem: Israel warns Ghana not to make another mistake

Israel has expressed regret over Ghana’s vote against America’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as its (Israel) capital. Ghana was among one of the 128 countries that voted against the US proposal at an emergency session of United Nations Thursday. However, in a statement, the Israeli Embassy said, “The Embassy of the State of Israel in Ghana therefore regrets the mistaken ...

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Judgment on ROPAA by the High Court

The Electoral Commission has 12 months, starting January 1, 2018, to register every eligible Ghanaian resident outside the country and enable them to vote in the 2020 general elections and any referendum. This was the main thrust of the Accra High Court’s judgment on the Representation of the People Amendment Act, also known ROPAA law [Act 699] on Monday. “It ...

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Ghanaians in diaspora to play key role in national development

Ghana’s Ambassador to Denmark Amerley Ollennu Awua-Asamoa, says government is keen to effectively mobilize the resources and skills of Ghanaians in the diaspora to help transform the country. According to her the role of the Ghanaian Diaspora in national development has won unprecedented recognition from the current government. Speaking at the maiden end of year interaction with Ghanaians in Denmark, ...

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Ghanaian Pharmacists Association inaugurated in US

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the Ghanaian Pharmacists Association (GPhA) in the United States held an inauguration ceremony to induct new officers into office. The theme for the celebration was “Partners for Better health.” The association which began with a small group of working and student pharmacists in the community has now grown to over 50 members. It is the ...

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Meet the 22-year-old Ghanaian already pursuing a PhD

Samuel Fiifi Hammond is a remarkable student. Not just because of his in-depth understanding of technical issues but his unwavering determination to break the traditional educational status quo. He is only 22, yet he is pursuing a doctorate at the Newcastle University in Australia. Samuel, only in 2016 graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) with ...

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Ghana is pride of Africa – German President

The President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, has described Ghana as the pride of Africa and a beacon of stability on the continent. Speaking at a state dinner in his honour as part of his three-day state visit to Ghana, President Steinmeier said the entire world is proud of the many peaceful transitions witnessed in Ghana since the coming into force ...

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How To Fold A Pocket Square

Note that most of these will work best with a pocket square that is, in fact, square. Rectangular cloths can be made to work as well but will generally require folding from more than one edge rather than down the middle to make the cloth fit in the pocket. Unless otherwise stated a folded pocket square should always completely fill ...

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Thinking of Some Suit Collections For This Yuletides, Let’s Help You

Hey There! As this Yuletides approach, there are lots of rounds to do. Your suit combination always speaks for you. Wondering how to kill it? We present to you a couple of collections that will blow you off your feet. It’s suitable for dinners, weddings, meet ups, just name it and we will get you that right outfit and combination. ...

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Yaw Barimah’s Latest African Bow-tie Collection Is Everything A Gentleman Needs

Yaw Barimah Clothing is a Ghana based fashion design company that primarily produces menswear and men’s accessories using different kinds of materials; mostly indigenous to Ghana (Kente,Fugu, Ankara prints). ​ Established in 2014, YBC started producing handmade bow-ties and neckties for an exclusive client base. With the launch of its website in 2016, YBC opened its doors to the public. ...

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