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Anthony Wutoh receives Edward Bouchet Legacy Award at Howard University

Howard University Provost Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh received the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award at Howard University Graduate School’s twelfth annual Bouchet Forum at on October 12, 2017. The honour was bestowed on the Provost at the University’s Interdisciplinary Research Building in Washington DC, United States (US). Dr. Wutoh who becomes the seventh recipient of the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award has ...

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Groupe Nduom inaugurates TV station in UK

Groupe Nduom on Saturday 4 November inaugurated a Television Channel in the United Kingdom. Known as GNTV UK, the channel will operate on Freeview on Vision TV and Sky TV. GNTV UK is billed as “… the cord to link Africans and the continent’s friends and partners in the UK and Europe to the African continent.” GNTV UK will source ...

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Tobinco CEO honoured with Humanitarian Icon of Africa Award

Dr. Samuel “Amo” Tobbin, Chairman, Tobinco Group of Companies has been honoured with the Humanitarian Icon of Africa Award. This occurred at the 5th Annual Global Official Dignity Award; “The Home of the Greatest Humanitarians of the World” on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the United Nations, NY. Dr. Tobbin was not present and therefore his sister; Ms Tobbin represented ...

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Kennedy Agyepong honoured with Lifetime Achievement award

The 5th annual Global Official Dignity Award; “The Home of the Greatest Humanitarians of the World” occurred last weekend October 21, 2017 at the United Nations in New York. Among the Honorees was; Honourable Kennedy Agyepong; Member of Parliament for Assin Central, CEO of Kencity Group of Companies was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement on Philanthropy and Public Service. Hon. ...

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Private Universities in Ghana And Their Affliliations

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New Asantefuohene outdoored in Australia

A new Asantefuohene of Australia and five divisional chiefs have been installed at a colourful ceremony in Sydney. Nana Owusu Akyaw Mensah Aborampah was sworn in on Saturday 21 October 2017 by Nana Oppong Agyare Kyekyeku of Krofrom Adumasa, who represented Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. Hundreds of Ghanaians, Africans and friends of Ghana filled a large hall for the ...

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Different Drums In Ghana

  African music relies heavily on fast-paced, upbeat rhythmic drum playing found all over the continent, though some styles, such as the Township music of South Africa do not make much use of the drum and nomadic groups such as the Maasai do not traditionally use drums. Elsewhere the drum is the sign of life: its beat is the heartbeat ...

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Ghanaian Professor makes Ghana proud in USA

A Ghanaian Professor based in the USA, Professor Kwame Awuah-Offei has been appointed as part of a 38-member Advisory Board on Mineral and Energy Royalty Policy Committee by United States Secretary of Interior. Kwame is one of the alternates for the Academic and Public Interest Groups is the only African to have been appointed to the board. Kwame received his ...

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Ghanaian crowned Wikimedian of the year 2017!

Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia has named Felix Nartey, a young Ghanaian as the Wikimedian of the year 2017 at the just ended Wikimania held in Canada. He was crowned winner for his efforts in promoting free knowledge sharing culture in Africa. “I was awarded this year based on my activities on the African continent and for organising the ...

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Ghanaians among top foreigners boosting UK health system

2016 figures indicate that there are 2,289 Ghanaian health staff under the United Kingdom’s (UK) National Health Service (NHS). Ghana contributes the 15th most human resources to the UK’s NHS and other African countries feature prominently, with Nigeria contributing 5,040, South Africa contributing 1,626 and Egypt contributing 887. UK nationals contribute 971,878 persons to NHS staff, which range from cleaners ...

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