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CODA begins construction of Cape Coast Artisanal Village

The Coastal Development Authority (CODA) has started construction works on the Cape Coast Artisanal Village at Mempeasem in the Cape Coast North Constituency. A brief sod-cutting ceremony to mark the beginning of work on the project was held on Wednesday, 1st July, 2020. The ceremony was graced by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the […]

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World’s oldest cat dies AGED 31 as heartbroken owner, 52, pays tribute to her beloved Rubble

The ‘world’s oldest cat’ has died at the age of 31 as his heartbroken owner, 52, who was given him as a kitten for her 20th birthday pays tribte to her beloved Rubble.-  Michele Heritage, 52, got Rubble as a kitten on her 20th birthday and they have been inseparable ever since.  Rubble, a fluffy […]

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My leave directive unconstitutional, reconsider it – Domelevo to Akufo-Addo

The Auditor-General has written to the President urging him to reconsider the directive to proceed on his accumulated leave. According to him, the directive breaches the labour law and unconstitutional. “I consider it an honour to be of service to the State ad urge that you reconsider the directive in order to protect the sanctity […]

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Egypt: US visa lottery winners frustrated by Trump’s ban extension

US President Donald Trump’s decision to suspend the 2020 US Diversity Visa Lottery could have dramatic consequences on thousands of winners. On the shores of the Mediterranean in Alexandria, many Egyptian winners feel cheated. This is the case of this teacher. Islam Elrweny had to abandon his post in Saudi Arabia. I was shocked by […]

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Boris Johnson urges restraint as pubs reopen tomorrow from 6AM

Boris Johnson today declared that England’s pubs can open from 6am tomorrow – just hours after he pleaded with millions of drinkers to be ‘sensible’ on ‘Super Saturday’. The Prime Minister said that he wanted people to use the loosening of lockdown in England from tomorrow to ‘enjoy summer’ – and has now ruled that alcohol can […]

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Putin’s ploy to extend rule backed by Russians: live updates

Russian President Vladimir Putin wears a protective suit during a visit to a Moscow hospital where patients are being treated for coronavirus, on March 24. Alexey Druzhinin/Sputnik/AFP/Getty Images Putin’s popularity has taken a hit during coronavirus, but his approval ratings are still high.  Russia has been one of the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus […]

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Bawumia registers for new voter ID card [Photos]

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has registered for the new voter ID card. Dr. Bawumia registered at the Kperiga D/A Primary School polling station in the Walewale constituency, today, Friday, July 3, 2020. The Vice President in a Facebook post after registering said the process was smooth and safe and thus urged Ghanaians to adhere […]

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I went through a lot under Sarkcess but I’m still tagged as ungrateful -Strongman

Former Sarkcess Music signee, Strongman Burner has opened up about how he is labelled as ungrateful after deciding to remain silent about the ordeal he went through under his former record label. According to the ‘Transformer’ hitmaker, he will and is still tagged as ungrateful even though he has never revealed any secret about Sarkodie. […]

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Dominic Cummings authorises £100m to suck CO2 out of the sky

Boris Johnson’s chief adviser Dominic Cummings is backing a scheme to suck carbon dioxide out of the air using technology first used on World War Two submarines. The PM’s advisor wants to spend £100 million on ‘direct air capture’ (DAC) machines, which consist of a stack of metal ‘air scrubbers’ that use a chemical solution […]

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Gov’t commends northern sector for decline in open defecation practice

The Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources (MSWR) has applauded the regions in the northern part of Ghana for what it describes as a significant fall in open-defecation practice. Reported poor management of public places of convenience has reduced many public toilets in the country rather into ‘public places of inconvenience’ as even the clothes […]

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Shocking moment ‘ranting’ workman attacks company boss with SHOVEL in heated row over parking space

A manager at an engineering firm was hit in the face with a shovel in a heated row over a parking spot.  David Wood, general manager at Deighton Engineers in Halifax, West Yorkshire, claimed the attack was the culmination of a long-running dispute with a man from a nearby company.  Footage shows the man, wearing […]

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Moment female St Paul’s Cathedral suicide bomb plotter tells police during interview of plot

This is the chilling moment the UK’s first female suicide bomb plotter tells police during an interview she was planning a Sri Lanka-style terror attack on St Paul’s Cathedral as she is jailed for 14 years. Wearing a black hijab, Safiyya Shaikh, 36, from Hayes, West London, smiled and raised her index finger in a […]

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Harry Potter ‘open world’ video game ‘due next year’

Details of the hotly-anticipated Harry Potter video game based on JK Rowling’s hugely popular series of books have been leaked. The ‘high-end’ role-playing game will let ‘muggles’ become witches and wizards, cast spells and attend classes at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Controlling a virtual avatar, gamers will be able to roam a vast, […]

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Saudi embassy worker tells Khashoggi murder trial he saw many ‘skewers of meat’

A Saudi embassy worker has told the Khashoggi murder trial that he saw many ‘skewers of meat’ and was told by ‘panicked’ staff to light the oven on the day the journalist was killed and dismembered.   Zeki Demir, a local technician who worked for the consulate, told the court today he had been called to […]

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Prosecute Carlos Ahenkorah for flouting COVID-19 protocols – Asiedu Nketia

General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia wants former Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah to face prosecution for flouting COVID-19 protocols. Mr. Nketia says the resignation of the Member of Parliament for Tema West is not punitive enough for the harm allegedly caused by Ahenkorah. Carlos Ahenkorah […]

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Hairdressers gear up to open at midnight tonight

Salons are preparing to open at midnight and work until morning to meet the frenzied demand from Britons aching for a post-lockdown trim.   After three months shuttered, hairdressers will be working flat out from tomorrow when the country ushers in the next big easing of restrictions. Confronted with a rammed appointment book for the next […]

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Why does Emirati entrepreneur Sara Al Madani say no to female empowerment & yes to failure?

From a very early age, Emirati entrepreneur Dr. Sara Al Madani believed her ideas could turn a tidy profit. “I started my first business at the age of fifteen with only Dh20,000 ($5,445), and I’ve been financially independent ever since,” she told Rebecca McLaughlin-Eastham, anchor of Inspire Middle East. Since then, Her Excellency has made […]

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Jordan Ayew has been available for every game since he joined us- Roy Hodgson

Crystal Palace Coach Roy Hodgson has spoken highly of forward Jordan Ayew following the player’s availability for every single match since he joined the Eagles. Hodgson reveals the Ghana International has barely missed out in any of Palace’s games since joining the Club from Swansea City. Crystal Palace signed the 28-year-old on loan prior to […]

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Hundreds of elephants found dead in Botswana

The mysterious deaths of several hundred elephants in northern Botswana within a short period of time is raising deep concerns. Question over these deaths remain unanswered several days after the publication of a report by the NGO Elephants Without Borders and its confirmation by Director of National Parks and Wildlife. At least 275, carcasses have […]

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Sister Deborah caught Fella Makafui sleeping with Medikal -Wanlov

– Advertisement – Ghanaian musician, Wanlov the Kubolor has revealed how his sister, Derby caught Fella Makafui having a sexual affair with Medikal. The musician in an interview with Fiifi Pratt on Kingdom Plus disclosed that Fella Makafui played a significant role in the break up of Medikal and Sister Derby. Wanlov revealed that his […]

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Botswana coronavirus: Ministry temporarily closed over exposure

Botswana remains one of Africa’s least impacted countries, one of a handful with less than 100 cases of COVID-19. Government has in the past month taken drastic measures including a strict lockdown. President Eric Masisi tested negative for the third time on June 1. The wholes parliament was quarantined at a point when a health […]

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Terror charges are dropped against ex-British Army soldier who went to Syria to fight against ISIS

The case against a former British soldier accused of wanting to fight against Islamic State alongside Kurdish militia in Syria has been dropped. Daniel Burke, 33, from Manchester, had been in custody since December when he was detained in a port stop. He was charged with three terror offences, including helping Daniel Newey, another British […]

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Normalcy returning to Ethiopia capital, AU speaks, net still blocked

Four days since the murder of famed Oromo entertainer Hachalu Hundessa, normalcy is returning to the Ethiopian capital after last few days of deadly protests, bomb blasts and deployment of the army to curb rising violence. The BBC reports that many businesses and offices in Addis Ababa have reopened as of Friday morning. The city […]

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COVID-19: FDA cautions public against use of unauthorized rapid tests kits

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is cautioning the public to desist from patronising unauthorised Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) kits supposedly meant for testing COVID-19. The Authority in a statement issued on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, said the usage of unauthorised kits could lead to inaccurate results. “The Food and Drug Authority (FDA) wishes to […]

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Agodzor trial: State files more evidence

The Attorney General’s Department has filed additional evidence in the alleged coup plot case involving  Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Benjamin Agodzor, Dr Frederick Yao Mac Palm and eight others. In court on Friday, when the case was called, Senior State Attorney Hilda Craig informed the court the state on Thursday, July 2, 2020, filed […]

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Ghislaine Maxwell will be ‘naming names’, former Epstein associate says

Ghislaine Maxwell will be ‘naming names’ and ‘fully co-operating’ with the FBI and Prince Andrew is among those ‘very worried’ about what she might reveal, a former associate of Jeffrey Epstein has claimed.     Maxwell’s dramatic arrest on sex-trafficking charges yesterday has raised hopes among Epstein victims that prosecutors will untangle a ‘spider web’ of rich and […]

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German student who broke into Australian Museum is charged with breaking into woman’s flat

A German student who broke into the Australian Museum during a booze-fuelled night-out has been charged with breaking into a woman’s apartment and sexually touching her.  Paul Kuhn, 25, was arrested after he allegedly broke into an apartment in Pyrmont, Sydney in the early hours of Thursday morning.   Police allege he climbed into the 21-year-old […]

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The US could have almost 148,000 coronavirus deaths by July 25, according to new forecast

The European Commission has launched infringement proceedings against 10 European Union member states for failing to protect the rights of passengers when journeys have had to be cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.  National legislation in place in Czech Republic, Cyprus, Greece, France, Italy, Croatia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal and Slovakia violates EU rules […]

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