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USAID sponsors 30-Member team to engage Fisher folks

A team of thirty members from Greater Accra, Western, Central and Volta region have set off on a mission to learn from the coastal communities on illegal fishing, sand winning and the effect of galamsey across the country. The mission which is made up of some Journalist and Lecturers from …

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Somalia’s al-Shabab stones man to death for adultery

Somali militants have stoned a man to death after an Islamic court convicted him of adultery. Dayow Mohamed Hassan, 44, was buried neck-deep and pelted to death with stones by al-Shabab fighters. He was convicted of being in an adulterous relationship with a woman and impregnating her, despite having two …

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Headmaster closes down dilapidated school for fear of collapse

About 200 pupils of Gomoa Techiman D/A Primary are likely to sent home in two weeks’ time if nothing is done about structure in which they take lessons. The head teacher of the school says the building is clearly a disaster waiting to happen and has therefore given authorities two weeks to do …

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The Square wins top Cannes film prize

Art world satire The Square, directed by Ruben Ostlund, has won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival. The Swedish title was one of 19 films competing for the prestigious Palme d’Or, in the 70th year of the festival on the French Riviera. Prizes also went to British filmmaker …

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Kumasi High Court judge burgled; laptops, documents stolen

The home of a High Court judge in the Ashanti Region capital Kumasi was burgled Sunday dawn, raising security concerns. Justice Senyo Amedahe’s home in the suburb of Danyame is said to have been attacked when his police detail was not at post. Joy News’ Ashanti Region Correspondent Erastus Asare …

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Ghana, Mali pledge to strengthen bilateral relations

Ghana and Mali have pledged to work towards strengthening the ties of co-operation that exist between them, after the Presidents of the two countries expressed satisfaction with the current state of the relations between them. In a joint communiqué issued at the end of a day’s working visit to Mali …

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W/R: Five Nigeriens arrested for drug peddling

Five Nigerien nationals have been arrested by the Western regional Police for trading in contraband and over the counter medicines. They were arrested after a swoop by the Western Regional Office of the Pharmacy Council with the support of the Police. The Pharmacy Council, the body mandated to regulate the …

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