Winnie Mandela dies aged 81

Winnie Mandela dies aged 81

Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela‚ a stalwart in the fight against apartheid‚ has died at the age of 81. Her PA‚ Zodwa Zwane‚ confirmed the struggle veteran’s death on Monday afternoon. She said the family would be issuing a statement later in

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NPP condemns attack on Eric Opoku, other NDC members

NPP condemns attack on Eric Opoku, other NDC members

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asunafo South Constituency of the Brong Ahafo Region, has condemned an attack on the Member of Parliament for the area, Eric Opoku, and three others, believed to be members of the opposition National

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We’ll spit more fire over Ghana-US military deal – Minority

We’ll spit more fire over Ghana-US military deal – Minority

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority has vowed to continue to pile pressure on the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) over the controversial defence cooperation agreement between Ghana and the US. “We are wholly committed to holding the feet of

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Injection deaths: Senchi health worker was operating illegally – GHS

Injection deaths: Senchi health worker was operating illegally – GHS

The Ghana Health Service says the health practitioner who administered the injections that are suspected to have led to three deaths at the New Senchi Health Center in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern Region, had been operating illegally. According to

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Be wary of fake accounts in my name – Mahama

Be wary of fake accounts in my name – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama has cautioned Ghanaians to be wary of some fake social media accounts created in his name. The former President on his Facebook page indicated that though many social media pages are using his name or

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Sankore: Thugs beat up police, seize patrol vehicle for robbery

Sankore: Thugs beat up police, seize patrol vehicle for robbery

Seven armed men on Friday evening overpowered a police patrol team at Sankore, in the Brong Ahafo Region, and seized their vehicle. The thugs, according to the police, later used the seized vehicle to undertake series of robberies at targeted locations,

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Boko Haram attack: More than a dozen dead in Maiduguri

Boko Haram attack: More than a dozen dead in Maiduguri

More than a dozen people have been killed after getting caught in a clash between suspected Boko Haram militants and soldiers in northern Nigeria. Eighteen militants launched an attack using suicide bombers, mortars and gunmen on Sunday, a military officer

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Why we desperately need to bring back vocational training in schools

Why we desperately need to bring back vocational training in schools

Throughout most of U.S. history, American high school students were routinely taught vocational and job-ready skills along with the three Rs: reading, writing and arithmetic. Indeed readers of a certain age are likely to have fond memories of huddling over

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