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Pictured: ‘Troubled’ neighbour who ‘shot children’s book-writing parish councillor’

A parish councillor was gunned down in the front garden of his thatched cottage by a neighbour who was then killed in a police chase.  James Nash, 42, was in hospital last night with serious injuries following the attack in the pretty Hampshire hamlet of Upper Enham, near Andover. Officers gave chase in a patrol […]

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Facebook will allow employees to work remotely until June 2021

Facebook is letting its American employees work remotely through July 2021 as the coronavirus pandemic continues to plague the country.  The social media giant announced the news to Business Insider on Thursday, also revealing that they would also be giving workers money to pay for home office supplies.  ‘Based on guidance from health and government […]

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Eyewitness News, Thursday, 6th August 2020

In this edition of the Eyewitness News Umaru Sanda Amadu and Frema Adunyame: – WAEC begins stakeholder engagements to address student disturbances at Bright SHS – E/R: Headteacher accused of inciting attack on WAEC officers supervising exams – Police deployed to Ndewura Jakpa Senior Technical School after students riot – Ivor Greenstreet, two others pick […]

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Akufo-Addo nominates successor to late Sekondi-Takoradi Mayor

President Akufo-Addo has nominated, Abdul Mumin Issah, to succeed the late Mayor of Sekondi-Takoradi, Anthony K. K. Sam. The nomination is in accordance with Article 243 (1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20(1) of the Local Government Act, Act 936. The Mayor died from COVID-19 at the University of Ghana Medical Centre on Friday, […]

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I went to Nigel Gaisie’s office with a nightie-Mzbel confesses

GHPAGE.com is the Leading Entertainment, news, sports, lifestyle, Buzz website today. GhPage.com delivers captivating and engaging entertainment, videos, and news that drives social conversations. It’s a place to stay up to date with trending content across a growing array of topics with most original content focused on African pop-culture. Stay tuned to discover the quirkiest […]

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JLR software to stop autonomous cars causing travel sickness

British car maker Jaguar Land Rover has developed new software to train autonomous cars to drive better to prevent passengers from suffering from motion sickness during journeys. The nation’s biggest vehicle producer has created a rating system for driverless technology – called a ‘wellness score’ – that designers claim can reduce the impact of travel […]

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Gbagbo Supporters Unhappy He is Absent From Voter’s List

Rally in the Streets Tensions were high Thursday in Cocody, as Ivorian police patrolled the streets of Abidjan after breaking up pro-Gbagbo demonstrations unhappy that the name of their leader had been removed from the electoral list. Earlier that same morning, the access to the Boulevard Latrille leading to the headquarters of the Independent Electoral […]

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Ohio Governor tests positive ahead of meeting Trump

Recently filled graves are seen in the Olifantsveil Cemetery outside Johannesburg, South Africa, on Wednesday Aug. 5. Jerome Delay/AP As Africa approaches 1 million confirmed Covid-19 cases, representing 5% of global cases, testing in many African countries remains a “constant and concerning challenge,” the World Health Organization Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, said […]

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We’ve instituted stringent measures to detect distressed banks – BoG Governor

The Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. Ernest Addison, says the central bank has put in place stringent measures to rapidly detect signs of distress exhibited by financial institutions, to immediately step in and protect the funds of depositors. The Governor says the measures include tightening of the bank’s supervisory role to stop the […]

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SA Mobile Giant MTN Exits Middle East to Focus on Africa

Focus on Africa Africa’s largest mobile operator, and South African telecom giant MTN, announced Thursday it would pull out of the Middle East the medium term to concentrate on its pan-African strategy resolving to simplify its portfolio and exit its Middle Eastern assets in an orderly fashion. The group will scrap its interim dividend under […]

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Bahamas, Belgium and Andorra are to be taken off UK’s quarantine-exemption list

The Bahamas, Andorra and Belgium will be taken off the UK’s quarantine-exemption list, it has been announced.  Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said people arriving in Britain from the three nations will have to quarantine from 4am on Saturday. In a tweet he said: ‘Data shows we need to remove Andorra, Belgium and The Bahamas from our […]

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WAEC begins stakeholder engagements to address student disturbances at Bright SHS

Consultative engagements into circumstances that compelled students of the Bright Senior High School (SHS) at Kukurantumi in the Eastern Region to attack examination officers supervising the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) at the school have begun. The attack has left some of the officials and a journalist wounded and hospitalised. Ghana’s examination […]

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Armed man ‘holds six hostage’ inside bank in Le Havre, France

An 34-year-old armed man with a history of psychiatric illness has taken ‘six people hostage’ in a bank robbery in the French port city of Le Havre, local police said.  Although the man, believed to be in possession of a revolver, has since released two hostages, the situation at the BRED bank on Boulevard de […]

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New York AG Letitia James sues to dissolve the NRA

New York’s famously anti-Trump Attorney General Letitia James announced on Thursday that she is suing the NRA, claiming its former leadership mismanaged funds to fund their own lavish lifestyles.   James claims that Executive Vice-President Wayne LaPierre, former Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Wilson ‘Woody’ Phillips, former Chief of Staff and the Executive Director of […]

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England’s schools get powers to appeal GCSE/A-level results

Schools in England will be able to appeal their students’ GCSE and A-level results if they can prove grades are lower than expected.  England’s exams regulator has said schools and colleges can appeal if they can show historical data used to standardise grades is not a reliable indicator of this year’s results due to a […]

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Gunman crashes motorbike and dies during police chase after shooting 42-year-old man in Hampshire

A children’s book-writing parish councillor was shot in the head near his cottage in a leafy Hampshire village yesterday, before the gunman leapt on a motorbike and crashed and died while fleeing from police. Police confirmed that James Nash, 42, suffered serious head injuries after the shooting on MacCallum Road, Upper Enham, and a woman, 40, […]

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Making COVID-19 vaccine available to all could fasten global recovery- WHO

Economic recovery around the world could come faster if any COVID-19 vaccine is made available to all as a public good, World Health Organization Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday. He was speaking in an online panel discussion with members of the Aspen Security Forum in the United States moderated by the NBC […]

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Coronavirus UK: 950 new cases and 49 deaths in official toll

Coronavirus cases rose to a six-week high in the UK today as officials announced another 950 people had tested positive for the life-threatening disease. Department of Health statistics show 835 Britons are now getting diagnosed each day — with the rolling seven-day average having consistently risen since it dropped to a four-month low on July […]

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ARB Apex Bank increases operating income by 17 percent for 2019

Although falling interest rates remain a burden on the profitability of the Bank, ARB Apex Bank put up an impressive performance, increasing its total operating income by 17 percent from GHS55.5 million in 2018 to GHS64.96 million in 2019. Assets of the Bank recorded a significant growth of over 47 percent from GHS394.5 million in […]

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A/R: Committee probing KNUST SHS student’s death presents report to Minister

A three-member committee tasked by the Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council to investigate incidents that led to the death of a student of the KNUST Senior High School has submitted its report to the Ashanti Regional Minister. Another six-member committee that was set up by the Ghana Education Service also submitted its report to the Director-General […]

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Caroline Flack’s mother confronts officer who pushed for appeal

Caroline Flack killed herself after hearing she would definitely be prosecuted for assaulting her boyfriend, a coroner ruled today after her mother confronted the police officer who pushed for her to be charged at her inquest and said, ‘you should be disgusted with yourself’.   The 40-year-old was found dead on February 15, the day after […]

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Police deployed to Ndewura Jakpa Senior Technical School after students riot

The Savannah Regional Police Command has to deploy police officers to the Ndewura Jakpa Senior Technical High School in the West Gonja Municipal Assembly following a demonstration by students of the school. The students demonstrated on Wednesday evening against school authorities because of the strict social distancing and invigilation during the West African Senior School Certificate […]

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Britain gets its first Dutch-style roundabout that gives priority to cyclists

Britain’s first Dutch-style roundabout that prioritises cyclists and pedestrians has been blasted by motorists as ‘confusing’, ‘a cyclist killing zone’ and ‘an overspend’ after the council blew £2.3million on it. Cyclists have an outer ring on the Cambridge roundabout, with cycle crossings over each of the four approach roads in a contrasting red surface. There […]

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Hypocrite! stop sounding bitter and learn the hard way as I did – Yvonne Nelson jabs Gloria Sarfo

– Advertisement – Movie Producer and actress Yvonne Nelson has picked a fresh fight with colleague actress Gloria Sarfo. The two have engaged in a serious banter on Twitter. In a series of Twitter posts by Yvonne Nelson as sighted by our outfit, the actress very pissed off has jabbed Gloria Sarfo for adding her […]

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Ketu South voters’ registration not discontinued for Ghana card registration – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) has disputed claims that the voters’ registration exercise in Viepe in the Ketu South Constituency has been discontinued to pave way for Ghana card registration. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for the constituency, Dzifa Gomashie is alleged to have made the claim in a video that has gone viral. […]

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Violent thug, 43, admits attempting to murder mother, 36, by stabbing her SEVEN times

A violent thug was caught on camera stalking a mother-of-three before he randomly attacked her by stabbing her seven times in the face and neck – just days after he was released from prison. Mark Brazant, 44, ambushed married mother Josephine Conlon, 36, narrowly missing her jugular vein as he slashed at her in Streatham […]

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