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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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Akufo-Addo interacts with Ghanaians in Belgium

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday, 6 June met and addressed the Ghanaian community in Belgium. Mr Akufo-Addo is in Belgium to attend the meetings of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals Advocates Group of Eminent Personalities. He told the Ghanaian community about his government’s plans for the country and his commitment to implement all policies and programmes promised ...

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Ghanaian student in Italy elected to University Senate

Gordon Abeiku Mensah, a 24-year-old Ghanaian student has been elected a member of the University Senate in the northern Italian city Parma. The 4-member Senate will represent Parma University in Faculty of Science & Technology (Biology, Pharmacy and Engineering), Faculty in Area of Human Relations (Law, Economics, Literature and Languages), Faculty of Medicine (Medicals and Veterinary) and students studying for ...

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First Oil To Flow From Sankofa Field In July

Ghana is expected to produce its first oil from the ENI Sankofa-Gye Nyame field in July. The Field, which is estimated to produce 50,000 barrels of oil per day after the start of commercial production, will also start producing gas in the second quarter of 2018. The Minister of Energy, Mr Boakye Agyarko, speaking at the luncheon meeting of the ...

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London attack: No Ghanaian affected – Ghanaian resident in London

Nana Sifa Twum, a Ghanaian resident in London, has said no Ghanaian has been affected in Saturday’s terrorist attack in London. Reports say the death toll in the incident has risen to seven after three suspects were shot dead by police on Saturday June 3. A white van hit pedestrians on London Bridge at about 22:00 BST on Saturday, then ...

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BECE: Invigilators warned against aiding students

Teachers supervising the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) have been warned to avoid aiding pupils in any form during the examination. The Eastern Regional Director of Education, Gertrude Mensah, pointed out that the rules governing all examinations must be abided by, pointing out that last year two teachers were interdicted for examination malpractice. A total of 44,749 pupils are writing ...

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Fuel prices to go up by 4% in June- IES

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) is predicting a 4% increase in fuel prices for the first pricing window in June. Principal Research Analyst at the Institute, Richmond Rockson attributed the development to the depreciation of the cedi by 1.18%, as well as increase in prices of gas oil and gasoline. “When you look at the figures for determining the ...

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JB Danquah murder suspects freed

The two men linked to the murder of a former Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa-North, Mr J.B. Danquah-Adu, were Tuesday morning discharged by the Accra High Court following the filing of a Nolle prosequi by the Attorney General, Graphic Online’s Emmanuel Ebo Hawkson reports from court. Daniel Asiedu and Vincent Bosso, the two men who standing trial in connection ...

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