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Margaret Dery crowned Miss Ghana 2017

Margaret Dery, a representative of the Upper West region, emerged winner of Miss Ghana 2017 competition. The much-anticipated beauty pageant was held on Saturday October 7,2017 at the Banquet Hall of State House in Accra. The second and first runner ups went to Marigold Frimpong (Ashanti Region) and Priscilla Nana …

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Atomic gas explosion: NDC commiserates with deceased families

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been commiserating with the families who have lost loved ones in Saturday’s gas explosion at the Atomic Junction in Accra. Six people have died so far with about 35 others injured after a fuel station caught fire when a gas station exploded. Below …

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Ghana FA protests referee’s decision in Uganda game

Kwesi Nyantakyi, President of the Ghana Football Association at the African Football Summit in Accra, Ghana ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix Ghana FA lodges FIFA protests over referee in World Cup qualifier in Uganda The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has lodged a protest with FIFA over the performance of referee Daniel Bennett and …

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Ghana-UK trade drops by 30% since 2012

The volume of trade between Ghana and the UK has dropped by more than 30 percent, according to newly appointed British High Commission to Ghana. Iain Walker disclosed that recent statistics made available to the commission show that bilateral trade between the two countries has been declining since 2012, culminating …

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GIJ finally holds 11th Congregation

The Ghana Institute of Journalism on Friday, October 6 held its 11th congregation ceremony at the forecourt of the school in Accra. The much anticipated ceremony had been postponed twice before it finally came off on Friday. The ceremony was earlier billed for September 8, 2017, and subsequently moved to …

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SEC to increase minimum capital requirement for capital market operators 

The minimum capital requirement for operators in Ghana’s capital market will soon be reviewed upward, director general of the Securities and Exchange Commission Rev. Daniel Ogbamey Tetteh has hinted. He, however, failed to mention the margin of increase but noted it will be “significant”. The Commission will soon notify market …

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The Garden: Determine your value

Trying to upgrade your craft or adding a skill can be a rather daunting task especially when you have a full time job. With determination and discipline it is doable in fact it is a goal that can be achieved. Life is progressive and so it’s only common sense for …

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ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican). Berit Reiss-Andersen, the Nobel committee chair, said it was due to the group’s “groundbreaking efforts to achieve a treaty prohibition” on nuclear weapons. “We live in a world where the risk of nuclear weapons …

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