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Live up to your academic dreams – Lady Julia

Lady Julia Osei Tutu, wife of the Asantehene, has advised school girls to remain focus and work with zeal to achieve greater academic heights. She said this is the way forward to assure themselves of a better and secured future. She said they should do everything to resist bad peer pressure influence and avoid regrettable mistakes, which would one day ...

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Leave Ghana if you can’t stand ‘dumsor’ – NDC MP

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for Techiman South Constituency in the Brong Ahafo Region, Adjei Mensah has advised Ghanaians who claim they cannot cope with the current energy crisis, ‘Dumsor’ to pick up their passports and leave the country or migrate to neighbouring Cote d’Ivoire. The MP who was speaking on Accra-based Atinka FM said the ...

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ECOWAS suspends proposal to ban third-terms

West African heads of states have agreed to temporarily drop the proposal aimed at restricting Presidents in the sub-region to two terms in office. At the ECOWAS summit held in Accra, the West African leaders discussed the proposal which was expected to formalize the two-term limit across the sub-region. But the Presidents of Togo and the Gambia reportedly opposed the ...

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We lose over $125m just staying in traffic – Experts

When police misuse sirens at rush hour and ambulances blur theirs at a direction where no hospital exists then you know, the traffic system in Ghana is really gone wrong –and it’s going to get worse, experts have said. Two experts engaged in a passionate lament as to why staying in the Kwame Nkrumah Circle traffic in Ghana’s capital is ...

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Czech Ambassador calls for cultural exchange

The Czech Ambassador, Margita Fuchsova has called for closer collaboration in the area of arts and culture between Ghana and her country. She made the call during a courtesy call on the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Mrs Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare in Accra. A statement from the Ministry and copied to the Ghana News Agency, said Ghana is endowed ...

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Ghana certified as Guinea worm-free country

Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), has said the stride to eradicate guinea worm has chalked another milestone with Ghana, which once saw 180,000 cases now certified free of the disease in January. She said Nigeria looked extremely encouraging, with no cases reported in the past nine months. Dr Chan stated these in her speech to ...

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Teachers Trainee Allowance causes 40,000 teacher shortages

Statistics from the Ministry of Education indicates that allowances to students in Colleges of Education (CoEs) are responsible for a shortage of approximately 40, 000 trained teachers in the country. This statistics is contrary to popular perception that government’s giving allowances of teacher trainees encourages more enrolments and is also coming on heels of heated public debate over government’s decision ...

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Dumsor Politics: ‘I am not afraid to lose 2016’ – Mahama

As many supporters and functionaries of the ruling National Democratic Congress are overly worried about the chances of the party in the 2016 elections in the midst of the myriad of challenges facing the government, including, but not limited to the prolonged power rationing, The aL-hAJJ can today report that President John Dramani Mahama remains unfazed, particularly, with threats these ...

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Africa in ‘short supply of good leadership’ – Kufuor

Former president John Agyekum Kufuor has bemoaned poor leadership in Africa, saying that has accounted for the festering corruption on the continent. Delivering the keynote address at the Delaware State University’s 2015 Commencement, Kufuor said good leadership is vital in building a great society. He lamented why Africa has abundant natural resources but continues to wallow in poverty. “Africa does ...

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Schlupp wins Leicester award

Jeffrey Schlupp has been named Leicester City’s Young Player of the Year at the club’s end of year ceremony. The Foxes secured their Premier League survival this weekend, when a 0-0 draw with Burnley coupled with defeats for Newcastle United and Hull City confirmed their place in the 2015-16 EPL. Nigel Pearson’s side celebrated their successful escape from the relegation ...

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