DR Congo Ebola deaths top 2,000 Source: BBC

DR Congo Ebola deaths top 2,000 Source: BBC

The numbers of people who have died in the current Ebola outbreak in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached the 2,000 mark, government figures show. The health authorities have struggled to contain the spread of the

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Air Canada fined for not using French language

Air Canada fined for not using French language

Air Canada has been ordered to pay a French-speaking couple 21,000 Canadian dollars ($15,700; £12,900) and write them a letter of apology for violating their linguistic rights. The couple complained that some signs on a domestic flight they took were

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Nduom sues BoG, wants restoration of GN Savings and Loans license

Nduom sues BoG, wants restoration of GN Savings and Loans license

Chairman of Groupe Nduom (GN), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has sued the central bank demanding it restores the licence of GN Savings and Loans. Others attached to the suit are Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta; Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo and the receiver

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Former First Lady Theresa Kufuor is alive – Kufuor’s office reacts to social media rumour

Former First Lady Theresa Kufuor is alive – Kufuor’s office reacts to social media rumour

The Office of Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has reacted to an “erroneous reporting” on social media about the “death” of Mrs Theresa Kufuor, the wife of the former President. In a statement signed and issued on Friday evening [August

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Sogakope:Police discuss ways to address sexual/gender based violence

Sogakope:Police discuss ways to address sexual/gender based violence

Members of the Police Management Board (POMAB) and Police Regional Commanders on Thursday held discussions on how to address Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) and its related issues. At a workshop in Sogakope, organised and financed by the United

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GES begins students placement into SHS

GES begins students placement into SHS

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has begun the processes for the placement of students that passed their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) into Senior High School (SHS). GES made the announcement in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer,

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Inside the Legon accommodation confusion: Fiifi Mensah writes

Inside the Legon accommodation confusion: Fiifi Mensah writes

I have for the past three days been traversing the nooks and crannies of the Legon campus of the Ghana Premier University, with my eighteen-year-old daughter looking for lodgings to no avail.  We were joined by other parents and students

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Bible translator butchered to death in Cameroon, wife’s arm chopped off

Bible translator butchered to death in Cameroon, wife’s arm chopped off

A Bible translator in Cameroon was butchered to death on Sunday morning during an overnight attack while his wife’s arm was cut off, according to a ministry source.  Bible translator Angus Abraham Fung was among seven people said to have

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Major Damongo drinking water source poisoned with DDT

Major Damongo drinking water source poisoned with DDT

The Damongo Agriculture Dam, the major source of drinking water for residents of Damongo, the capital of the Savanna Region, has been poisoned with a chemical suspected to be Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, commonly known as DDT. DDT is a colourless, tasteless, and

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Manasseh paid money to a ‘boy’ not TDL – Lawyer

Manasseh paid money to a ‘boy’ not TDL – Lawyer

Lawyers for suspended Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA) Adjenim Boateng Adjei have challenged investigative journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni to provide documentary evidence that he bought a contract from Talent Discovery Limited (TDL), a company belonging

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