Photos: ‘One turn for oil, one giant turn for Ghana’ -Akufo-Addo commissions 3rd FPSO

President Nana Akufo-Addo has commissioned Ghana’s third oil Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel named after former President John Agyekum Kufuor. Watched on by a line-up of top government officials and Italian managers of the vessel, the President turned the valve wearing a smile that meant – let the cash flow. The FPSO will […]

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EOCO investigates EC; asks Deputy boss, Accountant to proceed on leave

The Economic and Organised Crimes Office has written to the EC demanding that two officers of the commission be made to proceed on leave. EOCO in a letter dated July 4, 2017, addressed to the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Charlotte Osei, says it is investigating “the loss of about GH¢480,000 from the Endowment Fund at […]

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MFWA Unveils Journalist of the Month

In recognition of his compelling television documentary that raised alarm and prompted action on the devastating maternal and child mortality situation in Ghana’s second largest medical facility, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has named Multimedia Group’s Seth Kwame Boateng as the first winner of its Journalist of the Month series. Seth Kwame Boateng […]

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Dear Nana Addo: Is this your best shot?

Dear Nana Addo! When you won the elections, my NDC friends warned me against believing that your presidency would be different. They said all politicians were the same while I argued that you’d be different because you’ve had years to reflect and plan for the presidency, and that there was no way you were going […]

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Rescue efforts suspended at Prestea-Nsuta collapsed mining pit following heavy rains

File photo: Illegal miners sometimes dig deep trenches to reach gold deposits. Rescue efforts to rescue illegal miners trapped in a pit at Prestea-Nsuta in the Western Region have suspended operation following heavy rains in the area. The search is in its fourth day and hopes of finding anyone alive has significantly diminished. At least 14 […]

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Hundreds of homes flood after Weija Dam spillage; residents refuse to relocate

Hundreds of homes in the catchment area of the Weija Dam in the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region are gradually getting submerged, following the recent spillage of the dam by the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL). The annual spilling carried out by the Ghana Water Company Limited is meant to release excess […]

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State institutions urged to limit control over schools

Consultor to the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace at the Vatican, Sir Knight Dr Lawrence Honny, has challenged state institutions to limit their control over schools in setting out and monitoring broad policies. This, he said, would give school managements the space required to come out with innovations. Speaking during the unveiling of the Vision […]

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UFC fighter who pooped herself gets sponsor offers for butt wipes

The UFC fighter who went viral for defecating in the ring has found a silver, er, brown, lining. Justine Kish said she is entertaining endorsement offers from a few butt-wipe brands ― one of them is Dude Wipes, a product similar to baby wipes. “I’m actually considering it because we could have some fun with […]

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The mystery behind Greece’s temples

When I was a little girl, I would pester my grandfather with the same question every time we wandered the flagstone streets of Athens’ Philopappou Hill on a clear evening. I would wait until we had reached the 147m peak, with the Parthenon at eye level, to ask: “Why are the stars shining so brightly […]

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