Oti, Volta teachers fume over GHS120 stipend for GES workshop

Oti, Volta teachers fume over GHS120 stipend for GES workshop

Teachers from the Oti and Volta regions who attended the four-day workshop organised by the Ghana Education Service (GES) at the University of Ghana are demanding explanations for their poor treatment by the service. They are part of the over

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LPG to pay GHc200 monthly allowance to every Ghanaian child

LPG to pay GHc200 monthly allowance to every Ghanaian child

The Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG)with Kofi Akpaloo as its Presidential candidate has promised to initiate a social intervention policy dubbed ‘Child Benefit’ to meet the needs of Ghanaian children if given the nod to govern the nation. “The Party

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Tongu chiefs, residents disown Radio Tongu director for promoting secessionist agenda

Tongu chiefs, residents disown Radio Tongu director for promoting secessionist agenda

Concerned Citizens of Tongu (CCT) has distanced itself from the director of Radio Tongu, Mr Bestway Kofi Zottor, following his arrest by personnel of the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI), police and military. The group described Mr Zottor as an

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Angry Judge issues arrest warrant for Kelvin Taylor

Angry Judge issues arrest warrant for Kelvin Taylor

Commercial High Court presided over by Justice Eric Kyei Baffour, has issued an arrest warrant directed at the Inspector General of Police (IGP), the National Security and the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), to arrest social media commentator, Kelvin Taylor.

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Peasant farmers, others welcome govt’s promise not to introduce GMOs

Peasant farmers, others welcome govt’s promise not to introduce GMOs

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) and three other agro-based interest groups have welcomed government’s decision not to introduce Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) in Ghana. PFAG said in a statement that efforts to impose GMOs on Ghanaian farmers and

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U.S government lifts non-immigrant visa restrictions on Ghana

U.S government lifts non-immigrant visa restrictions on Ghana

The United States government has lifted the visa restrictions on Ghana which was applied under Section 243(d) of the United States Immigration and Nationality Act.  According to the US Embassy in Ghana, from “Friday, January 17, 2020, visa processing will return

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Fire guts parts of Accra Academy

Fire guts parts of Accra Academy

Portions of Accra Academy near Kaneshie in Accra have reportedly been gutted by fire. The fire which is said to have started at around 7 pm on Wednesday reportedly engulfed parts of some dormitories – Alema and Halm Addo halls – while the students

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Radio Tongu Director arrested for promoting separatists agenda

Radio Tongu Director arrested for promoting separatists agenda

The Director of Radio Tongu in the Volta Region, Bestway Zottor was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly promoting the agenda of the Homeland Study Group Foundation, a secessionist group in the region. Radio Tongu is a community radio station based at

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Girl found alive after 18 hours trapped in snow

Girl found alive after 18 hours trapped in snow

A 12-year-old girl has been found alive after being buried under snow for 18 hours when an avalanche hit her home in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. Samina Bibi said she had been “screaming and shouting for help” as she lay trapped in

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Caçhaca: The story behind the spirit of Brazil

Caçhaca: The story behind the spirit of Brazil

Mexico has tequila. Colombia has aguardiente. Cuba has rum. Brazil’s spirit goes by the name of cachaça, a rum-like liquor steeped in history. Unlike much rum, it is not made from molasses but from fresh sugarcane juice that is fermented and distilled.

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