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Selfie Quadcopter Conquers—Takes Ghana by Storm…

Never take another boring phone selfie until you try this… Did you know a new Ghana selfie trend has taken off worldwide? Phone selfies are a thing of the past. The truth is, people are bored of taking phone selfies… At first you had your standard phone selfie, after that the ‘selfie stick’, and now selfies have evolved to a ...

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60-year-old B/A native adjudged 2018 National Best Farmer

A 60-year old James Obeng Boateng from the Brong Ahafo Region has been adjudged the 2018 National Best Farmer. The 34th edition of the celebration was held in the Northern Regional capital, Tamale, where he was presented with a GHc 480,000 cheque by President Nana Akufo-Addo. Mr. Boateng, a father of six from the Nkoranza South District of the region, has ...

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LIBERALIZE GHANA’S COCOA SECTOR — CAL TO GOVERNMENT

The Centre For Agro Liberty (CAL), at the Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation (ILAPI), a free market and public policy research organization in Tema, is calling on the government to liberalize the purchase and exportation of Ghana’s Cocoa. The Center in a statement issued on Tuesday, 9th October, 2018, by its Directors Danso Abiam and Sammy Adjei, stated that, ...

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LIBERALIZE GHANA’S COCOA SECTOR — CAL TO GOVERNMENT

The Centre For Agro Liberty (CAL), at the Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation (ILAPI), a free market and public policy research organization in Tema, is calling on the government to liberalize the purchase and exportation of Ghana’s Cocoa. The Center in a statement issued on Tuesday, 9th October, 2018, by its Directors Danso Abiam and Sammy Adjei, stated that, ...

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KRIF GHANA LIMITED PRESENT REINFORCED OFFICE CABINET SECURITY SAFE TO GNA

KRIF Ghana Limited, the leading dealers in office equipment in Ghana, on Monday October 8, presented a reinforced office cabinet security safe to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) to help protect vital official documents. This initiative forms part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibilityis (CSR) also to support the work of deserving public and private institutions and also to show ...

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Klagon chief warn encroaches and appeal to Govt to released Nungua lands

The divisional chief of Nungua Traditional Council Nii Boatey Klan I chief of Klagon said is time the government of Ghana and Tema Development Corporation must meet the traditional authorities over some parcel of land including Klagon land to be released to the stool for proper regularised by so do would bring inn sanity in the community. Nii Klan I ...

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Youth empowerment Is Key-Ecowas

In line with effort Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has reiterated its commitment to empower the youth in the sub-region was made known by the Head of Drug Control and Civil Society of the ECOWAS Commission, Madam Hajiya Rahemaat Momodu at the opening of a two-day ECOWAS youth engagement workshop in Accra Thursday. A workshop aims at providing ...

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“Nothing Without Faith” by Prophet Peter Omari

Noah spent 120 years building an ark – all because he trusted God’s promise to destroy everything on the earth with a flood. During that time. all Noah’s neighbors laughed at him. But Noah never gave up. Would your faith have survived such a test of time and hardship? You can have that kind of faith. Unfortunately, some of us ...

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TRENDING VIDEO: Prophet gifts church offertory to needy member

  A Nigerian man of God known as Prophet Isreal Oladele Ogundipe has shown his church members an exceptional act of kindness by giving out his church offering to a needy church member. The prophet during his recent church service at CCC Genesis Global called out a needy woman from his congregation and instructed her to collect all the money ...

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THE LATE OBREMPONG KOJO ABABIO V, PARAMOUNT CHIEF OF NGLESHIE ALATA, JAME TOWN TO BE BURIED BEFORE END OF THIS YEAR ___ Newly Paramount chief

The newly installed Paramount Chief of the Ngleshie Alata Stool, James Town, Obrempong Wetse Kojo ll , has officially announced that, the late Obrempong Kojo Ababio V, who died on the 22nd day of December, 2017. Will be buried before the end of this year. He therefore assured the indigenes and citizens of James Town home and abroad that all ...

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Ghana needs a change from poverty mentality – CTL Africa

The Centre for Transformational Leadership in Africa (CTL Africa) taken another giant step by scheming to organise a worldwide leadership simulcast event dubbed: “Live2Lead 2018”. This year’s event has been themed: “Live2Lead is the SHIFT – addressing the shifts that leaders need to embrace in order to be successful and make the necessary impact”. Speaking at the launching ceremony in ...

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Stop Buying Clothes and Invest in Your Children- Pampamso Dzase

In a joyous and a colourful homowo celebration breaking down the history of Pampamso a village town near Nsawam and also capital town for Ga Odumase. Speaking with the Dzase of Pampamso Nana Obourkon Adjei II he said in 1986 the name of the town which was then call Nii Mankata town was change to Pampamso by the five chief ...

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Osu Mantse Receives German Ambassador

The Paramount Chief of Osu and President of the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs, His Majesty Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI has received the German Ambassador to Ghana, Mr Christoph Retzlaff. The visit by the German Ambassador and his entourage to the Osu Mantse palace on Monday, September 10th, this year, was to discussed the way forward in strengthening ...

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Muslim Groups Want Govt, Chief Imam To Continue Handling Hajj Operations

Three Muslim groups, the Ghana Muslim Broadcast Journalists Association, the Northerners and Zongos Concerned Youth Association of Ghana and the Ghana Hajj Research, have called on the government and the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osumanu Nuhu Sharubutu to continue with the handling of all organisational activities related to the affairs of Hajj in Ghana. The groups who made the call ...

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Ga West/North Zango Chiefs Donate To Ofankor Chief

Ga West and North Council of Zango Chiefs have presented some items and cash, to the Ofankor Mantse, Nii Kortey Boi II, on behalf of the Ofankor community as they make this year’s Homowo festival. Presenting the items at the forecourt of the Ofankor palace, the Chairman of the Ga West and North Council of Zango Chiefs, Alhaji Bukari Kabore, ...

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Osu Homowo; Mob Break Castle Gate

There was a mere pandemonium at the Osu Castle gate last Tuesday when the military personnel at the castle gate tried to prevent the Osu Mantse who is also the President of the Greater Accra Regional House of Chiefs, Nii Okwei Kinka VI from entering into the castle to sprinkle Kpokpoi (the traditional food of the gods) during the O ...

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JOURNALISTS ENCOURAGED TO DO QUALITY REPORTING ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

The media fraternity has been urged to develop interest and exhibit professionlism in science and technology reporting. This would not only demystify the issues that border on the subject but will also go a long way to cure the cynicism and mistrust between scientists and Journalists. The call came at the Open Forum for Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) Ghana National Media ...

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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan dies

A close source to the family who confirmed the sad news to citinewsroom.com, said Mr. Annan died this morning, Saturday, August 18, 2018, at a Hospital in the Swiss city of Bern. He is reported to have fallen ill on his way back from South Africa (the Mandela centenary). He was hospitalized in Geneva and later airlifted to the capital, ...

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JUNE 3, 2015 CIRCLE GOIL FILLING STATION FIRE DISASTER VICTIMS CRY FOR HELP

It has come to the attention of the victims of the Goil Filling Station fire disaster that monies meant for them being donated to the Accra Metropolitan Assembly to be given to them has still not been received. According to Lawyer Mary Ohenewaa Afful, investigations revealed that the current CEO of AMA Mr. Ayeh Darteh, is being accused of having ...

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I didn’t dump corpse at drinking bar- Pastor explains

The Public Relations Officer of the Spirit of Truth Ministry Irene Achrna, has explained the reason their God-father Bishop Kingsly Harrison, dumped the corpse of the late Doreen Harrison at their family house. According to the Public Relations Officer, Irene Achrna the deceased, at the age of eight, was adopted by the pastor after the death of her father, Togbe ...

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SAPEIMAN DESERVES BETTER- OKAMFRA I

The development chief of Sapeiman surbun of Amasaman  Nii Abbey Okanfra I hinted that Sapeiman deserved better was due to lack of access to road and 24hrs security in this country and beyond because Sapeiman is the place IN where people of the left from the right north and south above and below coexisting with perfect  harmony has a bright ...

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*REBECCA SAVES LIVES AGAIN* *- Donates Equipments to Six More Hospitals.*

The business of contributing towards saving and touching lives is a full time job for Ghana’s First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo. And she does it with so much compassion typically representative of her person as the mother of a nation that places a lot of premium on its mothers and children. It is in this regard that Six Hospitals and Healthcare ...

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Adey Coker Debunks Allegation

Contrary to a press statement issued by the family of Mrs. Grace Osafoa Akuamoah Darteh alleging that the Managing Director for Acorn Forex Bureau Ltd Mr. Joseph Adey Coker has illegally purchased a land belonging to Darteh Family. in a swift respond to the allegation, Mr. Adey Coker presentedocument (indenture) to debunk the said allegation claiming the land was purchase ...

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Dadekotopon Development Trust Denies Three Persons

The East Dadekotopon Development Trust has issued a disclaimer against three persons claiming to be members of the Trust. They include Gilbert Oblie Lomotey, Emmanuel Odoi Yemoh and Joseph Nii Nai Adjei (Nii Kwade Okropong I) who are parading themselves as Trustee, Executive Secretary and Chairman of the East Dadekotopon Development Trust respectively. In a disclaimer signed by the Chairman ...

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Social Enterprise Ghana SME workshop held

A one day workshop was held to equip civil society organisations in Ghana on how to showcase locally made goods and international entrepreneurs across the globe. Speaking at the workshop under the auspices of social enterprise Ghana in collaboration with British council of Ghana,the head of Industrialised and sustainability development of the Ministry of Trade and Industry Mr. Paa Ekow ...

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Woman assaulted by police officer at Midland branch speaks

Patience Osafo, the lactating mother who was assaulted by a police officer at a Midland Savings and Loans branch in Accra has spoken about the incident and said it happened on Thursday, July 19, 2018. According to her, she started going to the Midland branch to withdraw her money on Friday July 13, 2018 and for five days, the staff ...

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MTN Ghana To Commission 6 Million Maternity Block for Tema General Hospital

Ghana’s leading telecommunication giant, MTN is set to commission a 40 bed capacity maternity block for Tema General Hospital on 20th July, 2018. This   ultra-modern maternity block constructed for Tema General Hospital worth is 6 million Ghana cedis. The Gh₵6 million project which was awarded to a construction firm, Brushwell Associates Limited commenced work on 9th November, 2016. The facility, ...

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V/R: Nneka Youth Foundation Transforms 11,000 Lives

In Volta Region, especially in Afadjato South District children are dropping out of school at an alarming stageas a result of teenage pregnancy. As a result of menace, a number of them are engaging in social vices such as drug abuse, prostitution and others. More so, some of these children work in unconducive environments just to help salvage their situation ...

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NDC’s developmental works in Kasoa more visible-Kasoa Zongo Chiefs

Zongo Chiefs in Kasoa has conceded to the fact that developmental works undertaken by the erstwhile Mahama led administration in Kasoa is evident and can attest to. Speaking at the Odikro Palace during an engagement with NDC constituency executives, Dagomba Chief  Abdullah, mentioned that, Zongo Chiefs take account of the works by the NDC during their tenure. A comment other ...

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Nungua Mantse lost Respect after injunction on the Homowo-Numo Gborbu

In a history of Nungua no chief have placed an injunction of the celebration of its own festival. Witnessing the ordeal by the self-claimed chief of Nungua with falsehood Nii Dr Royal Majesty Odaifio King walentse whom have been parading himself over sometimes now.The legitimate chief priests of Nungua traditional Council and overlord of the Ga state, Numo Gborbu hinted ...

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Concern National Service Personnel to Drag NSS Boss to Court

National Service Secretariat (NSS), through your high office, to furnish us reasons why an amount of Gh15 was deducted from our mandatory national service allowance of Gh559.04, resulting in payment of GH544.04 as allowance for June, 2018, without giving us any prior notice”. The statement has given the Secretariat seven days ultimatum to repeal its decision else the Concerned Personnel ...

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Jumia Ghana Launches 6th Anniversary ‘Salebration’

Ghana’s largest online retail company has launched it’s 6th anniversary celebration and sales campaign dubbed ‘’Jumia @ 6 salebration’’  Ghana’s leading online retail company on Thursday officially launched it’s 6th anniversary celebration. Speaking during the press briefing held in Accra, Jumia Ghana’s management shared insights on the upcoming anniversary sale as well as successes the company has achieved over the past 6 years. ‘’This ...

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Express Media College Holds 9th Graduation

The Express Media College on Saturday, July 14 held her 9th Graduation Ceremony at the Cathedral main hall premises in Accra.   The occasion was graced with the presence of important dignitaries as well as parents, loved ones and friends of the graduating students.   According to the director of Express Media College, Mr. Gideon Kisseih lauded the efforts and ...

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