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Tuesday, Aug. 21 declared holiday for Eid celebration

Posted: August 16, 2018 at 12:27 am   /   Editor's Choice, Religion

The Interior Ministry has declared Tuesday, August 21, 2018, as a public holiday. A statement released by the Ministry said the holiday is to mark the celebration of Eid-ul-Adha across the country. Signed by the sector minister, Ambrose Dery, the statement said, “The general public is hereby informed that Tuesday, 21st August, 2018 which marks the celebration of EIDUL-ADHA, is […]

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J. H. Mensah:  A Tribute By Dr. Nii Moi Thompson

Posted: August 13, 2018 at 3:34 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, LifeStyle, Politics

Joseph Henry Mensah, perhaps the last of the post-independence Ghanaian technocrats who worked directly with Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah in the 1960s, died in Accra on 12th July, 2018. He was 89. A brilliant economist, a shrewd politician, and an opinionated yet accommodating administrator, he deserved far more than the scrappy error-filled obituaries that greeted his […]

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A FRENCH VILLAGE COMMITTED TO DECEPTION

Posted: August 13, 2018 at 3:23 am   /   Editor's Choice, Travel & Tour, World News

On a wind-scoured plateau in France’s Haute-Loire department stands a village teeming with secrets. Through an extraordinary campaign of nonviolent resistance during World War II, the residents of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon saved thousands of Jews from deportation and almost certain death. Today, a museum-memorial stands monument to their wartime courage, though many of their stories may […]

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Parker Solar Probe: Nasa launches mission to ‘touch the Sun’

Posted: August 13, 2018 at 3:07 am   /   Editor's Choice, Science & Environment, World News

US space agency Nasa has launched its mission to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any before. The Parker Solar Probe rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. The probe is set to become the fastest-moving manmade object in history. Its data promises to crack longstanding mysteries about the Sun’s behaviour. It is […]

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Hippo bite kills Chinese tourist in Kenya

Posted: August 13, 2018 at 3:02 am   /   Editor's Choice, Travel & Tour, World News

A Chinese tourist has died after being bitten in the chest by a hippo he was trying to photograph in Kenya. Chang Ming Chuang, 66, was tracking the animal at a wildlife resort on Lake Naivasha, 90km (56 miles) north-west of the capital, Nairobi. A second Chinese tourist was injured in the attack. Six people […]

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Defiled by her father at 12, raped by a police officer: The story of a 36-year-old prostitute

Posted: August 13, 2018 at 2:50 am   /   Editor's Choice, LifeStyle, Relationship, Security

She had sex with pastors and businessmen to earn a living but that was after her biological father defiled her under the guise of ‘letting her know how it feels so she’s not surprised when any man does it to her’. For nine years, Adwoa [not her real name] has been a prostitute and despite […]

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Bible not against polygamy – Pastor tells Christian men

Posted: August 12, 2018 at 2:00 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Relationship, Religion

A pastor and marriage researcher Daniel Eshun says Christian men can marry more than one wife because the Bible does not speak against polygamy. According to him, there is no point in the bible where God or any of the prophets spoke against marrying more than a wife. The long-standing preacher and author of marriage […]

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Midland gifts assault victim brand new house, hefty cash

Posted: July 29, 2018 at 11:40 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Security

Midland Savings and Loans Limited has given Patience Osafo a brand new house and a “generous” amount of money as compensation for the assault she suffered at the hands of Lance Corporal Fred Amanor within the hall of the financial institution a week ago. The 36-year-old grandmother’s lawyer, Samson Lardi Anyenini, revealed on his show […]

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Midland gifts assault victim brand new house, hefty cash

Posted: July 29, 2018 at 11:38 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Security

Midland Savings and Loans Limited has given Patience Osafo a brand new house and a “generous” amount of money as compensation for the assault she suffered at the hands of Lance Corporal Fred Amanor within the hall of the financial institution a week ago. The 36-year-old grandmother’s lawyer, Samson Lardi Anyenini, revealed on his show […]

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Matilda Amissah-Arthur Spits Fire At Funeral Service For Husband

Posted: July 27, 2018 at 11:15 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Relationship

On a day filled with grief, the late Kwesi Amissah-Arthur’s widow, Matilda Amissah-Arthur’s tribute was tinged with anger on a day the nation had gathered to pay final respects to the former Vice President. In Matilda Amissah-Arthur’s tribute, she said she had been amazed by the number of people who had shown her love following […]

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