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My own Tribute to Kofi Annan

Posted: September 14, 2018 at 5:06 pm   /   Editor's Choice, World News

Kofi Annan was an illustrious son of Ghana and Africa, but also an indefatigable citizen of the world. His roots have always remained, and will always remain proudly in Ghana. But the positive essence he had become, and the love that inspired it, covered the entire world. The outpouring of tributes from around the globe […]

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Speech Delivered by UN Secretary General Anthonio Guterres

Posted: September 14, 2018 at 5:02 pm   /   Editor's Choice, World News

To Nane Annan and the Annan Family, To Kofi Annan’s larger family, starting with you, President Akufo-Addo and the people of his beloved Ghana, and extending to every corner of the globe, To the many members of the United Nations community who grieve the passing of one of our own. Since the shock of Kofi’s […]

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India court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

Posted: September 6, 2018 at 10:50 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Relationship, World News

In a historic decision, India’s Supreme Court has ruled that gay sex is no longer a criminal offence. The ruling overturns a 2013 judgement that upheld a colonial-era law, known as section 377, under which gay sex is categorised as an “unnatural offence”. The court has now ruled discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation […]

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GERMANY WILL SUPPORT GHANA’S INDUSTRIALIZATION EFFORT – Chancellor Angela Merkel

Posted: September 2, 2018 at 3:54 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Angela Merkel has affirmed her country’s desire to support all efforts by government to shift from an economy dependent on raw material production to an industrialized one. Addressing a joint press conference with President Akufo Addo, at the foyer of the Jubilee House, Chancellor Angela Merkel, said […]

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UAE will create business opportunities for Ghanaian enterprises – Ambassador

Posted: August 23, 2018 at 11:40 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

Sheikh Khalifa Al-Zaabi, the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Ghana said, the emirates will play a critical role in creating business opportunities for Ghanaian enterprises and promote sustainable growth. He said it would create sustainable wealth that fund managers would be required to manage efficiently and competently. Sheikh Al Zaabi was speaking […]

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China arrest 26 over Tang Dynasty relic thefts

Posted: August 20, 2018 at 12:08 am   /   Editor's Choice, Travel & Tour, World News

Chinese police have arrested 26 people suspected of stealing relics from an ancient burial site. The gang allegedly seized almost 650 objects, including gold and silver cutlery and jewellery, from the Dulan Tombs, which lie on the ancient Silk Road in northwest China. The stolen items date back to the 7th Century, the Chinese Ministry […]

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U.S. forces to stay in Iraq as long as needed: spokesman

Posted: August 20, 2018 at 12:05 am   /   Editor's Choice, Security, World News

United State of America(USA) forces will stay in Iraq “as long as needed” to help stabilize regions previously controlled by Islamic State, a spokesman for the U.S.-led international coalition fighting the militants said on Sunday. “We’ll keep troops there as long as we think they’re needed … The main reason, after ISIS (Islamic State) is […]

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White House lawyer McGahn co-operating with probe

Posted: August 20, 2018 at 12:02 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

The top lawyer in the White House is “co-operating extensively” with the Russia inquiry into election meddling, the New York Times reports. Donald McGahn has spent 30 hours sharing detailed accounts of episodes at the heart of the probe, it says. President Donald Trump later said he had authorised Mr McGahn’s co-operation with special counsel, […]

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Kofi Annan’s death: The world has lost a gem – Bawumia

Posted: August 19, 2018 at 11:56 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, World News

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has described the death of former Secretary-General of the UN, Kofi Annan, as a great loss to the world. According to him, Mr Annan was “a selfless man who was always driven by the burning desire to help humanity, especially the marginalized and underprivileged”. Mr Annan passed away on Saturday, […]

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My husband died peacefully in his sleep – Kofi Annan’s wife reveals

Posted: August 19, 2018 at 11:49 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Relationship, World News

The family and foundation of former UN secretary-general, Kofi Annan, have confirmed his death and provided additional information on his final moments. YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Kofi Annan died after a short illness in Berne, Switzerland, on Saturday. He was 80. He had reportedly fallen ill while on a trip to South Africa and had […]

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