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Woman axed to death by assasins

Tragedy struck at Sabo Area, Ugbe, Akoko North East local government area of Ondo state when a middle-aged woman, popularly called ‘Mama Olobi,’ was reportedly axed to death in the night. The house where the incident happened was few metres to a popular church in the town, where sympathisers besieged …

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Farmers to boycott elections over poor living standards in Fanteakwa

Residents in some farming communities in the Fanteakwa North District of the Eastern region have threatened to boycott the upcoming MMDCE’s referendum and subsequently the Presidential and Parliamentary elections if deplorable roads linking their communities are not rehabilitated. The farmers say their general living conditions continue to worsen due to …

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Kwesi Appiah reveals why he chose CK Akonnor as his assistant

Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has revealed the reasons behind his decision to choose Charles Kwablan Akonnor to be his assistant for the senior national team. Akonnor in October was named the new deputy coach for the Black Stars as he will be assisting Kwesi Appiah for the upcoming AFCON …

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At least 12 dead after two trains collide in Bangladesh

At least 12 people have been killed and around 100 others injured after two trains collided in eastern Bangladesh in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Rescue teams are at the scene trying to pull survivors out of the wreckage, Mohammed Shawkat Ali, Additional Superintendent of Police for Chittagong Railway, …

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Sex for Grades: 10 lecturers sacked, 7 suspended

The Kenule Beeson Polytechnic, Bori formerly known as Bori Polytechnic, has sacked 10 lecturers in connection with sex for grades Rector of the Institution, Onengiye Goergewill disclosed this when the Rivers State House of Assembly Committee on Education visited the school on oversight function. Georgewill said apart from the sacked …

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Rat holds up flight for 12 hours

A domestic flight in India was delayed for nearly 12 hours after a rat was spotted scampering around the aircraft, news reports and officials said on Tuesday. Air India flight AI-952 was preparing for take off from the southern city of Hyderabad for Vishakapatnam, a coastal city, early on Sunday, …

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Phase 2 of Sinohydro deal to take off

The second tranche of the $2 billion Sinohydro deal has been approved and set to be disbursed early next year. It follows an approval given by Sinosure, the Chinese Export and Credit Insurance Corporation. Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia who dropped the hint yesterday could not hide his excitement, saying “I’m …

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Ghana withdraws recognition of Kosovo as independent state

Ghana has withdrawn its recognition of Kosovo as an independent state. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Monday said the withdrawal came after it observed that, the recognization which was inspired by the quest for peace and harmony was, however “premature.” Ghana in 2012, …

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Economy among fastest growing in the world – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says his government has succeeded in turning around the fundamentals of Ghana’s economy, which he inherited from the Mahama administration, ensuring that, currently, all the fundamentals are pointing in the right direction. According to President Akufo-Addo, “we inherited a situation with a large fiscal deficit, …

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Accra to have first sky train station in August

The concession agreement for the construction of the Accra Sky Train Project has been signed on the sidelines of the ongoing African Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa. The signing of the agreement means feasibility studies, spanning a period of nine months to determine the bankability of the project will …

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Jimmy Carter in hospital for brain procedure

Former US President Jimmy Carter, 95, has been admitted to hospital in Atlanta for a procedure to relieve brain pressure. The pressure comes from bleeding caused by recent falls, the Carter Center said in a statement. The procedure is scheduled to take place at the Emory University Hospital on Tuesday …

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