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Russia banned from all global sport including 2022 World Cup

Russia has been handed a four-year ban from all major sporting events by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). It means the Russia flag and anthem will not be allowed at events such as the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and football’s 2022 World Cup in Qatar. But athletes who can prove they …

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New cedi notes may encourage counterfeiting – Minority

The Minority in Parliament is questioning the design and outlook of the new GH¢ 200 and GH¢ 100 notes introduced by the Bank of Ghana. According to the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, the seeming monopoly the big six enjoy on almost every currency note, flies in the face of acknowledging …

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Stanbic gives customer GH¢80,000 to treat hole-in-heart child

Stanbic Bank Ghana has donated GH¢80,000 to a customer who applied for a loan to treat her child who is suffering from a hole-in-heart disease. The amount is to supplement the loan of GH¢30,000 the customer, Mrs Mariam Sulemana, applied for to seek urgent medical attention for her three-month-old baby, …

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Trump impeachment: House Democrats make constitutional case

House Democrats have laid out the constitutional grounds for their case to impeach President Donald Trump, as the process gathers pace. A report by the judiciary committee setting out the legal and historical basis for impeachment comes ahead of Monday’s public hearing to consider evidence against Mr Trump. A vote …

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Akufo-Addo opens valve for receipt of first Karpower gas

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has opened the valve for the receipt of the first gas for the 470 megawatts Karpowership. The power ship which was previously located in Tema was relocated to Sekondi on August 15 this year to access gas from the Sankofa fields, reports. In …

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Evangelist who drew millions in Africa dies at 79

German evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, who drew huge crowds in Africa over decades of preaching, has died aged 79. “He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family,” his wife Anni Bonnke said in a statement. The family lives in the United States but Bonnke was best-known for his work with the Christ …

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