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Ken Ofori-Atta sacks 8 Finance Ministry officials

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The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, has alleged that top officials at the Finance Ministry, have been replaced with workers of Data Bank. The Minority Leader, said persons who worked with the Finance Minister, while he was at Data Bank, have been employed at the Finance Ministry. Data Bank is owned…

Becca, 10 years in music – Let’s celebrate her!

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The Ghanaian music industry is quite a turbulent one, especially for a female artist and for Becca to not only survive, but also stay relevant in a domain that has an ineffectual systems and structures– she needs to be celebrated. Beginning Ghana and the rest of the world were introduced…

I love football more than music – Kofi Kinaata

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He hit the limelight about four years ago when he featured on Castro’s Odo Pa single and since then Highlife artiste, Kofi Kinaata has endeared himself to Ghanaians with his music and become one of the most sought after musicians in the country. So one would think like most musicians,…

Sync Sports UK sign Abagna to launch Ghana operations

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Now the group has turned to Ghanaian talents with the acquisition of Abagna after monitoring the youngster closely for over three years. “The reality is that we have a pool of untapped talents in Ghana and for whatever reason we never see these players exposed to the big stage. “At…

Twenty-eight Black Stars B players resume camping

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Meanwhile, the Ghanaians will know their opponents for the WAFU tournament on Thursday, when the live draw for the sub-regional tournament is held in Accra. The tournament will take place at the Sekondi and Cape Coast stadia from September 9 to 24. The invited players are: Felix Annan (Asante Kotoko),Razak…

Nigeria needs to invest $267bn on electricity by 2040 – Report

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HE G20’s Global Infrastructure Hub (GI Hub) has called for the investment of $267 billion into Nigeria’s electricity sector by 2040 to meet rising demand. In its latest report tagged, Global Infrastructure Outlook, GI Hub, also estimated that the country requires $878 billion to boost its infrastructure over 25 years….

Nigeria: Man chains wife to generator in self-defence

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The State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the incident happened at Ewooluwo-Sagamu in Sagamu local government area of the state. Oyeyemi said in a statement: “The suspect, who is a member of the disbanded Merchant Navy, used handcuffs to chain his wife who had become so weak…

Central African Republic: UN peacekeeper killed in attack

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One Moroccan UN soldier was killed and three others injured. The attack took place in the southern diamond-mining town of Bangassou. Christian militia have been attempting to seize a cathedral housing hundreds of displaced Muslims, who have been sheltering in the compound since a wave of ethnic killings in May….

US congress reaches deal on fresh sanctions

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He has previously said he needs diplomatic leeway with the Kremlin. Mr Trump’s time in office has been dogged by claims that Russia tried to influence last year’s US election. Moscow denies any wrongdoing but several US investigations are looking into whether anyone in the Trump campaign colluded with Russian…

India’s President Ram Nath Kovind takes oath

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Kovind, accompanied by his wife, paid respects early on Tuesday at a memorial dedicated to India’s independence hero Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi. The 71-year-old was nominated by the ruling right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in a move analysts say would help Prime Minister Narendra Modi tighten his grip on…