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Former President Mahama wants re-engineering of University of education 

Former President John Mahama has called for re-engineering of the curriculum of University education in Africa to stimulate accelerated development if the continent is to remain competitive and relevant in the global space of skills acquisition and training.  He identified the mismatch nature curriculum bequeathed the continent from colonial mastership, …

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Ethiopian Marks African Aviation History with 100th Aircraft in Active Service

Ethiopian Airlines, and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, will take delivery on Tuesday June 5 of its 100th aircraft, a Boeing 787-900. A statement issued in Accra by Mrs Aniley Eshetu, Assistant Manager Corporate Communications, Ethiopian Airlines and copied to the Ghana News Agency said the Airline was the first African …

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Digital broadcasting would not deny access to television contents – NMC   

The National Media Commission (NMC) has assured that the country’s migration from the analogue to digital television broadcasting would not deny the ordinary citizens access to television contents.  Most television broadcasters would shut down their old analogue transmitters, as the country finalises processes for digital television transition.  But, according to …

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French Ambassador unveils research findings on placental malaria

Mr Francois Pujolas, France Ambassador to Ghana has unveiled research findings on placental malaria, dubbed: “Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria in Pregnancy: Evaluating the new strategy in Ghana”. The study, which was conducted from 2015 to 2016, was carried out by the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) and …

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Togbe Afede XIV leads trade mission to Zimbabwe

The World Trade Centre (WTC) , Accra, has embarked on a Trade and Investment Mission to Zimbabwe in Southern Africa. The delegation which was led by Chairman of the WTC, Togbe Afede XIV, was made up of business leaders with interests in finance, oil and gas, mineral exploration and aviation …

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Socialist Forum associates with Nkrumah’s independence perspective

The Socialist Forum of Ghana (SFG) has said it associates itself with Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah’s perspective that “independence in one country is meaningless unless it is linked to the total liberation of Africa.” “We therefore note with shame that more than 60 years later, our brothers and sisters in …

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AU Day: Fighting corruption must start with African leaders

Mrs Mary Addah, the Programmes Manager of the Ghana Integrity Initiative, the local chapter of the Transparency International, has entreated African leaders to show stronger political will by instituting robust legal framework to proactively deal with corruption. She asked African leaders to establish strong institutions with the requisite human and …

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NDC does not need a message to win – James Dababa

Mr James Dababa, Nadowli-Kaleo constituency aspiring National Democratic Congress Communication Officer said the NDC was so popular and therefore did not need any message to win 2020 polls. “From Kaleo to Takpo to Nanvili through to Charikpong back to Nadowli road which was started by NDC has been abandoned, likewise …

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Tema Police rounds up 15 suspected drug peddlers

Fifteen suspected drug peddlers have been apprehended by the Tema Police Command at hideout in Communities Nine, and One sites two and five. The operations were led by Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Martin Iningan Ntelabi, Tema Regional Operations Commander. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Nana Asumah Hinneh, Tema Regional …

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Pollution is high cause of global pre-mature deaths – Report

The Global Burden Disease (GBD) as cited by the Lancet Commission Report research has shown that pollution-related disease was responsible for pre-mature deaths of nine million people worldwide in 2015. This represents 16 percent of total global mortality. It also estimated that diseases caused by all forms of pollution were …

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