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HOMOSEXUALITY: No amount of pressure will change our stance – Christian Council tells Akufo-Addo

The Christian Council of Ghana is demanding that government states in clear terms the country’s stance on homosexuality. This follows an indication given by President Akufo-Addo that the country’s position on the act could change if there is strong advocacy. For now, any act considered to be unnatural is considered by the country’s laws as illegal. Speaking to Aljazeera’s Jane Dutton the president ...

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Patrick Awuah wins prestigious WISE Prize for Education 2017

The prestigious WISE Prize for Education has been presented to Mr Patrick Awuah, founder and president of Ashesi University College, a private, not-for-profit institution that has become one of Ghana’s premier universities in little over a decade. Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, presented the Prize to Mr Patrick Awuah at the Opening Plenary session of the eighth ...

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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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