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Former Ghanaian Deputy FM Bombande gets UN appointment

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Former Ghanaian Deputy FM Bombande gets UN appointment

- ACCRA, July 24 (Xinhua) — Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ghana, Emmanuel Bombande has been appointed by the United Nations (UN) as its Senior Mediation Advisor in the Central African Republic (CAR), Xinhua learned here Monday. “I am appointed Senior Mediation Advisor for the UN Mission in Central African Republic. I assume duties August 1,” Bombande, a peace-building and conflict resolution expert disclosed to Xinhua
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Fire at Ghana parliament tower building with no major damage

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Fire at Ghana parliament tower building with no major damage

- ACCRA: A small unit on a tower building at Ghana's Parliament caught fire on Tuesday but the blaze did not cause any major damage or disrupt the use of the facility, the national fire service said. The fire started in a printing room on the 10th floor of the "Job 600" complex and spread to an adjoining kitchenette, fire service spokesman Billy Anaglate said
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Joe Mettle, Others For Capital Bank Worship Night

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Joe Mettle, Others For Capital Bank Worship Night

- Joe Mettle. Celebrated award-winning gospel singer, Joe Mettle, will be the headline artiste for this year’s edition of a gospel song ministration and worship service dubbed ‘Worship Night’. The event which is being organised by Capital Plus Bank will take place at the ICGC Calvary Temple, Sakumono in Accra tomorrow at 4:00pm. Joe Mettle whose passion for praise, devotion and worship has seen him minister across the country will be supported by a select group of artistes like Bro Sammy, the energetic Francis Amoh, Capital Bank’s Fragrance Choir and a host of others
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Tags: Worship | 
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Le Ghana se rêve en nouveau paradis du surf

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Le Ghana se rêve en nouveau paradis du surf

- A Kokrobite, havre des rastas du Ghana, Brett Davies n'a qu'une envie: transformer cette ville côtière d'Afrique de l'ouest en un spot de surf mondialement connu et booster ainsi le secteur touristique et l'économie ghanéenne. "Ce qu'il y a de plus merveilleux dans le fait de surfer au Ghana, c'est que nous avons des vagues de classe mondiale qui plaisent aux débutants et aux intermédiaires, le tout sur des plages désertes", s'enthousiasme Brett, propriétaire d'une école de surf dans ce paisible pays
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Trade mission for Maltese businesses to Ghana this month

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Trade mission for Maltese businesses to Ghana this month

- Foreign affairs minister Carmelo Abela (left) with TradeMalta chairman David Curmi The foreign affairs ministry and TradeMalta are planning a trade mission to Ghana for Maltese businesses between 26 and 28 July. In a statement, the foreign affairs and trade promotion ministry said that around 20 Maltese businesses have shown interest in travelling to Ghana to explore trade opportunities in Ghana
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Tags: Trade | 
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Uganda thrash Ghana in Cricket World Cup qualifier

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Uganda thrash Ghana in Cricket World Cup qualifier

- ICC Africa U19 Division One World Cup Qualifier Results Uganda 148/10 Ghana 116/10 (Uganda win by 32 runs) Botswana 139/10 Kenya 140/3 (Kenya win by 7 wickets) Tomorrow Uganda v Kenya Ghana v Botswana The Uganda U19s are if anything but resounding favourites in the ongoing ICC U19 Africa Division One World Cup qualifiers in Kenya
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Debutants strike as US down Ghana

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Debutants strike as US down Ghana

- WASHINGTON: English-born striker Dom Dwyer scored a goal on his international debut as the United States defeated Ghana 2-1 in a friendly international on Saturday. Sporting Kansas City forward Dwyer, who became a US citizen three months ago, lashed home a first-half volley to fire the Americans ahead as they build towards this month’s CONCACAF Gold Cup. Another debutant, FC Dallas’s Kellyn Acosta scored the American side’s second goal on 52 as Bruce Arena’s team – with several first-choice players rested – claimed a well-earned win
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Kenya down Ghana: Cricket National Under 19 team off to winning start

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Kenya down Ghana: Cricket National Under 19 team off to winning start

- Tournament is used to select team to the 2018 ICC Under-19 World Cup. Kenya cricket team started the journey to the 2018 U19 World Cup on a promising note with victory over Ghana in Nairobi yesterday. The local juniors launched their quest for a ticket to the global showpiece set for New Zealand with an 82 runs win on day one of the African Qualifiers at Gymkhana Oval, Nairobi
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Sheikh Sharabutu Cup Morrow

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Sheikh Sharabutu Cup Morrow

- FLASHBACK: Sheikh Sharabutu (In headgear) performing last edition’s ceremonial kick-off Defending champions, Ashaiman will lock horns with Madina in the opening match of the 3rd edition of the annual Sheikh Sharubutu Ramadan Cup tomorrow at the Wembley Sports Complex in Kotobabi, Accra. Ashaiman, who have won the first two editions of the competition, were incredibly drawn to play the opening match for the third successive time, having faced New Fadama in the opening matches of the previous editions
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México "B" venció a Ghana como preparación para la Copa Oro de la Concacaf

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México "B" venció a Ghana como preparación para la Copa Oro de la Concacaf

- La selección "B" de México comenzó con buen pie su preparación para la Copa Oro de la Concacaf, después de vencer por 1-0 a la de Ghana en partido amistoso disputado la noche del miércoles en el NRG Stadium de Houston. El único gol del partido llegó al minuto 33 de la primera parte por mediación de delantero de León Elías Hernández que convirtió un penal que le hicieron al defensa Jesús Gallardo, tras ser derribado dentro del área del equipo africano
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Gospel Musicians Are Ingrates

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Gospel Musicians Are Ingrates

- Prophet Badu Kobi. A vast majority of gospel musicians in Ghana are ungrateful and are quick to forget the good done for them by others, Prophet Emmanuel Badu Kobi, leader of the Glorious Wave Church International, has said. “Most gospel singers think only about what they would gain from you today and not a relationship for the future. I can say a huge majority of Ghana’s gospel musicians are very ungrateful
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Pray For Me – Nana Tells Muslims

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Pray For Me – Nana Tells Muslims

- President Akufo-Addo addressing muslims at the Independence Square. President Akufo-Addo has asked Muslims to pray for him in the discharge of the duties bestowed on him and his government. Addressing a large crowd of Muslims at the Black Star Square (Independence Square) in Accra yesterday to mark the end of the month-long Ramadan fasting and prayers, President Akufo-Addo said, “I ask you to pray to God for me and members of my government that I will govern in accordance with his will
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Prize-winning tech helping Ghana's farmers to grow, pioneering online legal services in Uganda

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Prize-winning tech helping Ghana's farmers to grow, pioneering online legal services in Uganda

- Prize-winning tech helping Ghana’s farmers to grow, pioneering online legal services in Uganda The prize-winning tech helping Ghana’s farmers to grow, pioneering legal services online in Uganda. Accra, Ghana | AFP | Agyei Douglas is a farmer who grows vegetables near Kumasi in Ghana’s central Ashanti region. He used to struggle to access markets and capital. The information he needed was broadcast on the radio but often it wasn’t specific enough to improve his yield of lettuce, spring onions, cabbage and chilli pepper
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Dude hijacked my film!

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Dude hijacked my film!

- Johannesburg - Johannesburg film director Tim Greene’s film has been stolen word for word by a director in Ghana. The 2011 feature Skeem has been duplicated by Kofi Asamoah’s Kofas Media, which renamed it John & John – and it’s a smash hit in that country. Greene was shocked when he was told that his movie had been remade. "A Ghanaian journalist looked me up on Facebook to ask if I knew about the movie John & John
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US strips Ghana lawmakers of visa privileges

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US strips Ghana lawmakers of visa privileges

- Former presidents, lawmakers and senior government officials in Ghana will no longer have special privileges for private travel to the United States, Washington's envoy has said. Until now, such individuals were able to take advantage of "protocol services" where they did not have to physically appear at the US embassy to obtain a visa. But on Thursday, US Ambassador Robert Jackson told members of parliament that the process had changed, sources in the legislature said
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Algeria, Ghana win in Nations Cup qualifying, Egypt lose

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Algeria, Ghana win in Nations Cup qualifying, Egypt lose

- CAPE TOWN: Heavyweights Algeria and Ghana recorded victories in their 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers on Sunday but Egypt, runners-up in Gabon earlier this year, were beaten 1-0 in Tunisia. Ghana, who have reached the semi-final stage at the last six tournaments, began in emphatic fashion with a 5-0 home victory over Ethiopia in Group F. Captain Asamoah Gyan put them ahead after 10 minutes before John Boye and Ebenezer Ofori made it 3-0 at half-time in Kumasi
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Kumawood au Ghana, fabrique express de films d'action

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Kumawood au Ghana, fabrique express de films d'action

- L'Inde a son "Bollywood", le Nigeria son "Nollywood": au Ghana c'est Kumawood qui fait son cinéma, dans la région centrale de Kumasi, où quelques milliers d'euros et quelques jours suffisent pour produire un film à rebondissements et plein d'hémoglobine. A environ cinq heures de route d'Accra, la capitale côtière, le coeur culturel du Ghana accueille une industrie cinématographique en plein essor et à bas coûts
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  • Former Ghanaian Deputy FM Bombande gets UN appointment
    Former Ghanaian Deputy FM Bombande gets UN appointment

    , kassweekly.co.ke

    ACCRA, July 24 (Xinhua) — Former Deputy Foreign Minister of Ghana, Emmanuel Bombande has been appointed by the United Nations (UN) as its Senior Mediation Advisor in the Central African Republic (CAR), Xinhua learned here Monday. “I am appointed Senior Mediation Advisor for the UN Mission in Central African Republic. I assume duties August 1,” Bombande, a peace-building and conflict resolution expert disclosed to Xinhua
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Politics & Government

  • Investors Have High Hopes for Ghana, Says Finance Minister
    Investors Have High Hopes for Ghana, Says Finance Minister

    , voanews.com

    Ghana's finance minister says investors were optimistic in meetings with senior government officials who accompanied Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia to the World Bank spring meetings in Washington. In an interview with VOA, Ken Ofori-Atta said investors detected a new energy, and a sense of hope in a team that is focused on getting Ghana out of its current predicament. He also said that with a new government in place, the world is ready to see Ghana shine again in a much more stable West Africa
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Sports

  • Uganda thrash Ghana in Cricket World Cup qualifier
    Uganda thrash Ghana in Cricket World Cup qualifier

    , newvision.co.ug

    ICC Africa U19 Division One World Cup Qualifier Results Uganda 148/10 Ghana 116/10 (Uganda win by 32 runs) Botswana 139/10 Kenya 140/3 (Kenya win by 7 wickets) Tomorrow Uganda v Kenya Ghana v Botswana The Uganda U19s are if anything but resounding favourites in the ongoing ICC U19 Africa Division One World Cup qualifiers in Kenya
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Business

  • The Catalyst Of Economic Growth A look at ILO contribution to SMEs’ development
    The Catalyst Of Economic Growth A look at ILO contribution to SMEs’ development

    , dailyguideghana.com

    Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play an important role in the economic development of any country. It is no surprise that developed countries enjoying a growing and booming economies attribute most of their achievements to a flourishing SME sector. The potential of SMEs to promote domestic-driven growth of new and existing industries and to strengthen the resilience of the economy in a competitive and challenging environment is inarguable
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Health

  • 2 Health Centres Get Ambulances, Drugs
    2 Health Centres Get Ambulances, Drugs

    , dailyguideghana.com

    One of the ambulances. Two health facilities in the Manhyia North Constituency in Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital, received one ambulance each and drugs on Tuesday to improve healthcare delivery to patients. The Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Collins Owusu Amankwah, donated the drugs and the ambulances to offer immediate medical relief to patients, including accident victims within the vicinity
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Family & Parenting

  • Hot Video: Newborn Baby Walks Moments After Birth In Brazil
    Hot Video: Newborn Baby Walks Moments After Birth In Brazil

    , dailyguideghana.com

    Seeing a new born baby walk for the first time is one of the happiest moments for any parent, but one has to wait patiently to witness the first steps. However, a mother, nurses and doctors in Brazil were left astonished after a baby started walking a few moments after it was born. According to The Sun, the midwife cradling the infant across the chest with one arm couldn’t believe what she saw as the infant wrestled to walk on her own
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Society & Culture

  • Meningitis Kills 4 Kumasi Academy Students
    Meningitis Kills 4 Kumasi Academy Students

    , dailyguideghana.com

    Simon Osei Mensah and other dignitaries on the high table during the press conference. Meningitis has been identified as the disease that claimed the lives of the four Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) students at Asokore-Mampong in the Ashanti Region, whose deaths after a few days of illness, have generated tension and fear among the students and their parents. This was established following a collaborative work by experts from the Ghana Health Service, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi and the School of Medical Sciences, Simon Osei Mensah, the Ashanti Regional Minister, has announced
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Religion & Spirituality

  • Joe Mettle, Others For Capital Bank Worship Night
    Joe Mettle, Others For Capital Bank Worship Night

    , dailyguideghana.com

    Joe Mettle. Celebrated award-winning gospel singer, Joe Mettle, will be the headline artiste for this year’s edition of a gospel song ministration and worship service dubbed ‘Worship Night’. The event which is being organised by Capital Plus Bank will take place at the ICGC Calvary Temple, Sakumono in Accra tomorrow at 4:00pm. Joe Mettle whose passion for praise, devotion and worship has seen him minister across the country will be supported by a select group of artistes like Bro Sammy, the energetic Francis Amoh, Capital Bank’s Fragrance Choir and a host of others
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Dude hijacked my film!
    Dude hijacked my film!

    , news24.com

    Johannesburg - Johannesburg film director Tim Greene’s film has been stolen word for word by a director in Ghana. The 2011 feature Skeem has been duplicated by Kofi Asamoah’s Kofas Media, which renamed it John & John – and it’s a smash hit in that country. Greene was shocked when he was told that his movie had been remade. "A Ghanaian journalist looked me up on Facebook to ask if I knew about the movie John & John
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Education

  • From Ghana to Baltimore: The long path to an education for a Hopkins scholar
    From Ghana to Baltimore: The long path to an education for a Hopkins scholar

    , baltimoresun.com

    George Mwinnyaa grew up in the Upper West bushland of Ghana. On Wednesday, he will graduate from Johns Hopkins University. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun video) Copyright © 2017, The Baltimore Sun, a Baltimore Sun Media Group publication | Place an Ad
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Farming

  • Prize-winning tech helping Ghana's farmers to grow, pioneering online legal services in Uganda
    Prize-winning tech helping Ghana's farmers to grow, pioneering online legal services in Uganda

    , independent.co.ug

    Prize-winning tech helping Ghana’s farmers to grow, pioneering online legal services in Uganda The prize-winning tech helping Ghana’s farmers to grow, pioneering legal services online in Uganda. Accra, Ghana | AFP | Agyei Douglas is a farmer who grows vegetables near Kumasi in Ghana’s central Ashanti region. He used to struggle to access markets and capital. The information he needed was broadcast on the radio but often it wasn’t specific enough to improve his yield of lettuce, spring onions, cabbage and chilli pepper
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Travel & Recreation

  • Emirati mother travels alone to Ghana to help the underprivileged
    Emirati mother travels alone to Ghana to help the underprivileged

    , gulfnews.com

    Dubai: A young Emirati mother has travelled thousands of kilometres with a mission to deliver donations to the underprivileged living in some of Ghana’s poorest villages. Ruqiya Ahmad, a 25-year-old volunteer has gone all the way to Tamale, Ghana, on her own to distribute her donations to more than 300 people this Ramadan. Speaking to Gulf News about her trip, Ahmad said her tour, which began on Thursday, will cover schools, mosques and hospitals across the town, where she will be distributing basic need items and other daily essentials that every Muslim should have
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Law & Crime

  • ‘Sick’ Woyome Takes Medicine In Court
    ‘Sick’ Woyome Takes Medicine In Court

    , dailyguideghana.com

    Alfred Woyome. Businessman, Alfred Woyome, was given a break in court on Monday, July 24, so he could take some medication during his oral examination on how he intends to repay the GHc 51 million wrongfully paid to him as judgment debt. During the oral examination conducted by a Deputy Attorney General, Godfred Dame, Mr. Woyome’s lawyer, Ken Anku, asked for permission for his client to take his medication saying his client was not in good health
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Life & Style

  • Radford Holds Fashion Show   
    Radford Holds Fashion Show   

    , dailyguideghana.com

    Scene from the fashion show. Graduates from the Fashion Department of the Radford University College (RUC) last Saturday thrilled fashion lovers with their exquisite clothing line designs. The event which was held at the Kempiski Hotel in Accra attracted a large number of fashion lovers, as well students from some of the tertiary institutions in Accra. It saw graduates from the Fashion and Design Department of RUC showing their latest collections and designs
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Science & Nature

  • Amewu Gets Ram… Over Galamsey Fight
    Amewu Gets Ram… Over Galamsey Fight

    , dailyguideghana.com

    From right: Richard Addo and Ohene Gyimah, VAED Ghana CEO and Operations Manager, respectively. INSET: The ram that the NGO intends to present to Hon. Peter Amewu. Volunteers against Environmental Degradation (VAED) Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with special interest in environmental issues, has showered praises on the Minister of Land and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu. According to Richard Addo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of VAED Ghana, the minister has been bold, patriotic and committed to the fight against illegal mining also known as ‘galamsey’ since he assumed office
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Media & Information

  • Journalists Goes Red…Over Galamsey
    Journalists Goes Red…Over Galamsey

    , dailyguideghana.com

    Kessben FM and TV journalists dressed in red attire to fight Galamsey on Friday. Many journalists in the country took their campaign against illegal mining, also known as ‘galamsey,’ a notch higher on Friday. The media practitioners wore red attire to express their dissatisfaction with the rampant destruction of the environment through illegal mining in the country. Journalists working at Kessben FM and TV in Kumasi, led by the news editor of Kessben FM, Charles Brafo Anakwa, registered their anger over illegal mining and its negative effects on the environment
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