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HON. AKUA AFRIYIEH MP-ABLEKUMA NORTH CONSTITUENCY.

Posted: December 27, 2018 at 10:19 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Science & Environment

Hon. Nana Akua Owusu Afriyieh who was very fortunate to start her political journey from the grassroots, got herself settled quickly for the task ahead her, as a first time MP. She started by attending cell meetings at Sakaman Electoral Erea. Quickly, she settled and contested for constituency women organiser position and won. 2010-2014 Hon. […]

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“YOURS IS THE ONLY GOV’T THAT HAS GRANTED OUR REQUEST” – SANDEMA NA TO PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 8:24 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Science & Environment

The Sandem-Nab and Overlord of the Builsa Traditional Area, Nab Azagsuk Azantilow, has expressed the appreciation of the people of Builsa to the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for his government’s decision to award a contract for the construction of a bridge over the Santejan River. According to Nab Azagsuk Azantilow, “This […]

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Galamsey queen deported

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 8:00 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Science & Environment

Aisha Huang, the Chinese woman who was arraigned before court for allegedly engaging in illegal mining in the Ashanti Region, was deported by the Ghana Immigration Service yesterday. She was deported after the Attorney General entered ‘Nolle Prosequi’ to discontinue the case against her and four others who were accused of engaging in illegal mining, […]

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Redevelopment of SHC’s property in North Kaneshie begins

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 7:51 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Science & Environment

The State Housing Company (SHC), after many years of neglect has started redeveloping its properties at North Kaneshie, a suburb of Accra, amidst jubilation among the work force at its Head Office. The enthusiasm, according to an SHC Staff “is because this is the first time in many years that the technical Staff at SHC […]

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Earthquake may be imminent in Ghana – Geological Authority warns

Posted: December 10, 2018 at 5:35 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Science & Environment

The Ghana Geological Survey Authority (GGSA) has warned Ghanaians to brace themselves for a possible earthquake following the earth tremor which hit some parts of Accra on Sunday. Although it could not give further details about Sunday’s incident, the GGSA said it were gathering more data from all of its stations in order to better […]

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Posted: September 23, 2018 at 5:04 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Science & Environment

The Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has, on behalf of Government, handed over assorted emergency relief items to the victims of flooding in some communities in the Upper East and West regions. The items include student size mattresses; bundles of clothes; chlorine; bags of maize, sugar and rice; boxes of cooking oil; […]

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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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How Rwanda Tidied Up Its Streets (And The Rest Of The Country, Too)

Posted: July 19, 2018 at 4:57 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Science & Environment, World News

At 8 a.m. on a sunny morning in April, people are sweeping the hilly streets of Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, with straw brooms and picking up stray bits of litter. The roads are empty of cars, and all vehicles and shops are shuttered here — and across the country. This is “Umuganda,” a community […]

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WORK BEGINS ON TEMA MOTORWAY GRADE SEPARATION PROJECT

Posted: July 18, 2018 at 7:47 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Science & Environment

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has cut the sod for works to begin on the Grade Separation of the Tema Motorway Intersection as part of the Improvement of Ghanaian International Road Corridors project The Motorway forms an integral part of the Trans-Africa Highway, stretching from Lagos through Lomé, Accra, and Abidjan to Dakar, and effectively […]

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Thailand cave rescue: ‘Four-day window’ for boys to escape

Posted: July 8, 2018 at 2:02 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Science & Environment, Security, World News

Teams have a three to four-day window to save 12 Thai boys and their football coach from a cave where they have been trapped for two weeks, according to the leader of the rescue efforts. Narongsak Osottanakorn said conditions were currently “perfect”. There is concern that monsoon rains could follow, further flooding the narrow passages. […]

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