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Film director Amma Asante honoured by Queen Elizabeth II

Award-winning British director, of Ghanaian descent, Amma Asante has been honoured by Queen Elizabeth II for her contribution to film. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award winner was among the Queen’s Birthday Honours list that was released on Friday night. The Queen’s Birthday Honours recognises more than 1,000 people who have made achievements in public life ...

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Rescue us – Ghanaians cry out in Saudi Arabia

Ghanaian illegal immigrants living in Sakakah, a city in Saudi Arabia have appealed to the government to come to their aid. According to one of the victims named Gifty Opare via a video recording which was aired on Atinka TV’s Morning Show, ‘Ghana Nie’ Thursday, they are really suffering and need the government of Ghana to heed to their pleas. ...

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Abraham Attah and the Hero Film Crew Donate to School Children in Tamale

Multiple Award winning teen actor Abraham Attah and the Hero Film Crew have donated Toms shoes to underprivileged school children in the Northern Region on the 14th of June 2017. As part of the Youngster’s Regional tour in the North, his foundation (Abraham Attah Foundation) partnered with the Hero Film Project to make such donations worth thousands of Ghana Cedis ...

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Sankofa – Gye-Nyame oil field starts production in July

Sources say even though production has already started, this would just be a formal ceremony to herald production on the field. This would aid production of about forty-five thousand barrels of crude in the first phase of production and up to 180 million standard cubic feet by end of next year. Meanwhile Energy Expect, Ben Boakye is worried the necessary ...

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ECG upgrades Aflao substation

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has begun construction works to upgrade the 10 Megawatt (MW) primary substation at Aflao to a 20MW station. This upgrade will give the station additional capacity to accommodate any future loads and make provisions for future 33KV feeder expansions. Aside from the additional capacity being added, the old obsolete structure housing the control panels ...

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Inflation drops to 12.6% in May

Ghana’s inflation dropped to 12.6 percent in May 2017. This is 0.4 percent down from the 13 percent recorded in April 2017. The inflation measures the change over time in the general price level of goods and services that households acquire for the purposes of consumption. The Acting Government Statistician, Baah Wadieh explained that the marginal decline in the prices ...

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Akufo-Addo, UN General Assembly President confer in New York

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated in New York that Ghana seeks to achieve the 2030 United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by way of a strong industrial growth. He stressed that the country was entering a new era when industrial transformation would be the major driver of the economy. The President made the statement when he called on ...

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UK election: Three Ghanaians to serve in British Parliament

Three Ghanaians are set to serve in UK’s new Parliament after they won their seats for the Conservative party in the just ended British elections. The three are; Adam Afriyie who has a Ghanaian father won Windsor for the Conservative taking 64.4% of the vote. Sam Gyimah both of whose parents are Ghanaian won Surrey East for the Conservative party ...

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2017 BECE: No examination malpractice recorded – GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has described the 2017 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) as very successful and one of the best held in the history of the examination. The BECE ended today, Friday, June, 9, 2017 after the over four hundred and sixty thousand candidates completed the Junior High School(JHS) level exams that lasted for five days. The exams ...

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Kofi Annan, Patrick Awuah among 100 most reputable People

Ghana’s Kofi Annan (a former UN Secretary General) and founder of the Ashesi University, Patrick Awuah, have been named among the 100 most reputable people on earth for the year 2017. South African research-based, global performance-management consulting company, Reputation Poll released its inaugural list of 100 Most Reputable People on Earth Tuesday. The individuals who made it to the list ...

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