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Zimbabwe’s New Leader To Be Sworn In Today

Emmerson Mnangagwa is to be sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president, following the dramatic departure of Robert Mugabe after 37 years of authoritarian rule. The former vice-president – who returned from exile on Wednesday – will be inaugurated at Harare’s stadium. His dismissal this month led the ruling Zanu-PF party and …

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Ghana move up in FIFA rankings for November

Ghana moved up one place to 51st in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday. The Black Stars gained points after their 1-1 draw with Egypt in a final 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier played in Cape Coast earlier this month. The Black Stars however dropped down one place to  …

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Becca signs KABA’s book of condolence

Bubbly musician Rebecca Acheampong known in the entertainment industry as Becca on Thursday signed Kwadwo Asare Baffour Acheampong book of condolence. The book was opened at the Kokomlemle office of the Multimedia Group in honour of the late Asempa presenter who died at Korle-bu  last Saturday. Advertisement         Source:Myjoyonline.com

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Deloitte shares perspective on some policies in 2018 budget

A leading professional services firm, Deloitte, has shared its perspectives on how government intend to achieve some policies in a report, analysing the 2018 Budget. It says government has outlined some new initiatives and interventions but may need to provide some more information on how it intends to fully implement them. …

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Gov’t must invest in quality seed production—Peasant Farmers

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana is cautioning government to invest in seed production to sustain the Planting for Food and Jobs programme. According to the association, the current phenomenon of importing seeds for local farmers is expansive and sometimes unable to withstand Ghana’s weather pattern. Speaking to journalists at …

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NPP’s ‘Azonto budget’ only to deceive Ghanaians – Ayariga

The founder and leader of the All Progressive Party (APC), Hassan Ayariga, has described the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s 2018 budget as an ‘Azonto budget’, because in his view, it is bereft of cogent measures to address the pertinent challenges Ghana faces. According to him, the budget is only …

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New Oti Region will end history of neglect – Petitioners

The Volta Region’s Joint Consultative Committee on the creation of the proposed new region is of the view that carving out a new region to be known as the ‘Oti Region’, will end years of neglect stemming from colonial days. It is the sense of neglect that has informed their petition …

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Free SHS Creating “Apartheid” In Schools – A.B.A Fuseini

The Member of Parliament for the Sagnarigu constituency in the Northern region, Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini has claimed that the free SHS policy by the governing New Patriotic Party is creating an “apartheid system” in several schools across the country. Speaking to GHONE TV’s Nana Aba Anamoah on State of Affairs …

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ISSER backs gov’t on establishment of new bank for agriculture

The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), of the University of Ghana, has backed government’s intention to establish a national bank purposely to support investment in agriculture and manufacturing sectors. Professor Peter Quartey, a Senior Economist for the ISSER, said the move has the potential of boosting the …

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