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Make use of district, metro supervisors – Minister to head-teachers

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The Deputy Minister for Education in charge of basic schools, Barbara Asher Ayisi is blaming various supervisors of education across the country for the seeming neglect basic education is currently suffering. As government implements the Free Senior High School policy, some have raised concern about the neglect of basic education, …

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Ghana awaits maritime dispute ruling with ‘fingers crossed’

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President Akufo Addo says his government will not make any pronouncements on the yet to be delivered judgment on the maritime border dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast. Nana Addo maintains that a lot of work is ongoing on how best to handle the outcome of the three year dispute. …

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NDC supporters march against ‘August 4. Founders Day’ proposal

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Hundreds of supporters of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) today marched against government’s proposal to rechristen Founder’s Day as Kwame Nkrumah Memorial day. The NDC government in 2012, under John Atta Mills earmarked September 21, which is Kwame Nkrumah’s birthday, as Founder’s Day, sparking the debate over Ghana’s founders …

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Govt’s attempt to rewrite Ghana’s history unfortunate – CPP

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The Convention People’s Party (CPP), the party Dr. Kwame Nkrumah formed, has criticized the Akufo-Addo government for re-christening the Founder’s Day commemoration as Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day. President Akufo Addo has through an executive instrument proposed a renaming of September 21, as Nkrumah Memorial Day. Speaking at a ceremony to …

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Be fair to Africa- Akufo-Addo tells UN

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The President of Ghana has called on world leaders to be courageous enough to undertake a massive reform of the United Nations in order to address imbalances in the global political systems. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the UN cannot reasonably purport to preach peace and fairness across the world …

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Opportunist NDC supports Nkrumah just to score political points- Samia

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On a day when hundreds of National Democratic Congress supporters hit the streets in a walk to commemorate the Founder’s Day and the birthday of Ghana’s first president, Dr Samia Nkrumah has thrown a heavy jab at the party, describing its leaders as opportunist. Daughter of Ghana’s first president says …

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Ghana aims to attract investors at ITU Telecom World Conference

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The Communications Ministry is leading a selected delegation of local ICT players to this year’s ITU Telecom World Conference to showcase the country’s strides in the sector and to attract potential investors. A brief on Ghana’s participation in the forthcoming global ICT Olympics indicates that the focus is to increase Ghana’s …

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Trump congratulates African leaders for making his friends rich

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday was met with silence when he congratulated the leaders of African countries on the continent’s economic progress. He said, “I’ve so many friends going to your countries, trying to get rich. I congratulate you. They’re spending a lot of money.” Trump delivered the remark at …

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COCOBOD secures $1.3bn for 2017/18 cocoa season

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The Ghana COCOBOD has signed an agreement with a number of banks to raise 1.3 billion dollars at an interest rate of 0.65% plus libor rate for the 2017/2018 purchase of cocoa beans. The syndicated loan which was signed in France today [20/09/2017] had 25 banks participating in the transaction. …

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