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    Essien’s long career down to discipline – Derek Boateng

    Retired Black Stars midfielder Derek Boateng believes hardwork and discipline are the reasons behind Michael Essien’s long and successful career. At his peak, Essien was considered one of the best central midfielders in the world and spent his prime years playing for Chelsea where he won the Champions League before[…]

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    Manus Island: Refugees refuse to leave Australian camp amid safety fears

    Refugees held by Australia in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have barricaded themselves inside a detention centre and launched legal action to fight its closure. Detainees, fearing for their safety after crowds reportedly gathered chanting “don’t come out”, argue that closure will breach their human rights. Australia holds asylum seekers arriving[…]

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    Uhuru Kenyatta Wins Kenya’s Rerun Election By 98.26% Of Votes

      Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared winner of last week’s rerun presidential election which was boycotted by main opposition leader Raila Odinga. Kenyatta garnered 7,483,895 votes representing 98.26%, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairman Wafula Chebukati announced on Monday. National Super Alliance (NASA) candidate Odinga garnered only[…]

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    IGP Must Act On “Disgraceful” Political Vigilantism – Methodist Bishop

    The Presiding Bishop of the Methodist church of Ghana, Most Reverend Titus K. Awotwe Pratt has questioned the Inspector General of Police David Asante Appeatu’s effectiveness in dealing with political vigilantism in the country. About 19 acts of violence spearheaded by the various vigilante groups affiliated to the New Patriotic[…]

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    16% of children are ‘out of school’ — World Bank report

    A new World Bank report on education says in Ghana a considerable number of children of primary age (age six to eleven) are out of school. The World Bank Group Education report 2018 dubbed “Facing forward: Schooling with Learning in Africa” said 16 per cent of kids from the poorest[…]

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    Ghana Card to be primary ID for all services

    Come November 20, 2017, the National Identification Authority (NIA) will start issuing instant smart National ID cards under a very strict multi-level verification process. The ID card, dubbed Ghana Card, is meant to be the primary ID card that citizens will use to access all services in the country, including[…]

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    Naa Ashorkor makes big move; joins Joy 99.7 FM

    Bubbly actress and media personality, Naa Ashorkor has joined the family of The Multimedia Group. The star actress, who has carved a niche for herself as an outstanding show host and has endeared herself to many, is joining the country’s largest private media organization after a stint with EIB. The[…]

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    Yaa Asantewaa Old students rescue alma mater with toilet facility

    Yaa Asantewaa Old Students Association has averted what could have been a sanitation crisis in the school, with the completion of a place of convenience. With a student population currently of over 2,000, facilities are obviously overstretched. Students have had to contend with increased pressure on limited facilities in the[…]

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