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Americans, John Mahama, and the plot to colonise Ghana – Akufo Addo says “NO”!

Americans, John Mahama, and the plot to colonise Ghana – Akufo Addo says “NO”! by Fadi Daboussi Certainly, the “Ghana Beyond Aid” project being executed by His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo did not resonate with any form of symphony in the ears of the Americans who seem...

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How the Obamas helped Harry and Meghan prepare for new life

Barack and Michelle Obama have advised the Sussexes on their plans for a new life outside the Royal Family. Harry and Meghan have become close friends with the former US president and his lawyer wife and turned to them for help. The Queen’s grandson and his wife want...

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Year of Return had positive impact on artifacts trade

Traders at the Centre for National Culture also known as the Art Centre Craft Market in Accra have applauded the government for initiating the ‘Year of Return’. Mr Kodjo Mensah, Manager of Mama Heritage Shop at the Art Centre, told the Ghana News Agency in an...

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From shoemaker and scrap dealer to UN fellow, the inspiring story of Justice Surugu

For many who are born in deprived areas of Ghana, becoming a PhD holder could be a tickle of one’s own fancy or a dream they may never wake up to live, but Justice Issah Surugu Musah, is proof that resilience triumphs hurdles. The journey to...

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UK parliament approves Brexit withdrawal deal

The UK parliament has passed Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal bill, authorizing Britain's exit from the EU. The vote ends years of wrangling over the initial terms of Britain's withdrawal. [caption id="attachment_9936" align="alignnone" width="2560"] LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 19: Mayor of London Boris Johnson cycles...

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Popcaan mobbed on the streets of Nima

Jamaican singer Popcaan is enjoying every bit of his time in Ghana. Today, he paid a visit to Nima. Videos shared on his Instagram handle saw a teeming crowd mobbing him with appellations. Watch the video below: About a couple of days ago, Popcaan was seen with...

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US Olympic athlete made development queen mother at Twifo Traditional area

A philanthropist and former appointee of President Barack Obama to the President’s Advisory Committee on Arts at the Kennedy Centre, Ms Lorna Mae Johnson has been enstooled development queen of Twifo Traditional area in the Central region of Ghana. Ms Johnson was enstooled with the name...

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Ivorian president wants to amend constitution

Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara on Monday said he would propose “modifications” to the country’s constitution, even as he rubbished claims by the opposition that he plans to sideline opponents from this year’s presidential elections. In ceremonies to mark the New Year, Ouattara said, “In the...

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Akufo-Addo urges urgent resolution of Ghana-Nigeria trade issues

President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed concern over the frosty relationship between Ghanaian and Nigerian traders in the past few months and believes that urgent steps must be taken to resolve such issues. The President said talks are ongoing to resolve the matter after he asked Ghanaian...

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Ghana and Nigeria need to resolve their differences as soon as possible – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has called on the leadership of Nigeria to sit with his government to solve all issues between the two countries. Ghana and Nigeria for some time have had some issues mainly regarding the closure of the latter's border, trade issues where some Nigerian traders...

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Intervene in Togo or risk crisis on your hands – Group to ECOWAS

The Ghana-Togo Solidarity Movement says if the political situation in neighbouring Togo is not tackled by ECOWAS, instability in that country will spread to other West African countries including Ghana. Addressing the media Wednesday, Bernard Mornah who is the convenor of the movement believes the fragile...

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Make ‘Beyond the Return’ as successful as ‘Year of Return’ – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed gratitude to the Ghanaian people for the success of the "Year of Return" campaign introduced by his government. While in Washington, D.C. in September 2018, the President declared and formally launched the “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” for Africans...

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Eritrea orders men to marry two wives or be jailed

UPDATED:YabaLeftOnline has found that reports that the Eritrean government issued a decree requiring all men to marry two women, or face imprisonment, are completely FALSE. This story was published by several African media organizations. SaharaReporters, a reputable media organization, had conversations with experts and Eritrean government representatives...

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BREAKING: At Least Two Rockets Hit Near US Embassy In Baghdad – Witnesses

Two rockets hit near the US embassy in Iraq’s capital Sunday, witnesses told AFP, shortly after the deadline from a hardline pro-Iran faction for local troops to get away from US forces. The vehemently anti-American group, Kataeb Hezbollah, had warned Iraqi security forces to “get away”...

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Death Of Iranian General: IGP Places Policemen On Red Alert Nationwide

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has placed Police Commands and Formations nationwide on red alert. This proactive measure follows Intelligence Report that sequel to the recent killing of an Iranian General, some domestic interests are planning to embark on massive public disturbances and sabotage....

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170 Iraqi lawmakers sign draft bill to expel US military forces from country

Press TV – A total of 170 Iraqi lawmakers have signed a draft bill, demanding the withdrawal of US military forces from the country in the wake of the assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards...

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‘If they attack us, we will hit them harder than they have ever been hit before’- Trump to Iran

President Donald Trump has reacted again to Iranian Government’s announcement of identifying 35 US targets for retaliatory strikes after its Revolutionary Guards commander, Qasem Soleiman was killed in a United States airstrike ordered by the US President.. Trump who insisted that Soleimani was already attacking the...

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Popcaan Says He Bought A House In Ghana, his motherland (Video)

The Unruly Boss, Popcaan, says he’s now a homeowner in the Motherland, an announcement which should be pleasing to the ears of the Ghanaian and Jamaican Governments, and even Rita Marley, who was granted Ghananian citizenship last December. The Vanquish artiste appears to have heeded the...

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No diplomatic row with Ghana, We Are Like Tom and Jerry – Nigeria dismisses reports

Nigeria’s foreign affairs ministry has dismissed reports of a potential diplomatic row with Ghana following reports eviction of the country’s High Commission in Ghana. A statement signed by the spokesperson of the ministry Ferdinand Nwonye said “The attention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been...

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Nigeria’s version of ‘Year of Return’ ignites ‘fire’ on twitter

A year where diasporans can return to their roots, learn about their history and enjoy the rich culture of their homeland; this was the idea behind Ghana’s ‘Year of Return’ programme introduced by government in 2019. The programme saw several African persons including stars in the...

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Queen Nanny, the Ashanti woman from Ghana who ended up as a hero in Jamaica

Queen Nanny lived during the late 17th centuries, she was born into the Ashanti people in the present-day Ghana and escaped from slavery after being transported. She and her relatives were sold as slaves and got transported to Jamaica and ended up being the Maroon leader...

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‘Sweet youths are in Ghana’ – Popcaan

Jamaican dancehall deejay, singer and songwriter, Andre Jay Sutherland, known professionally as Popcaan who landed in Ghana days ago is saying sweet youths are in the country. Popcaan who doubles as the world’s current most celebrated dancehall artist is really having enough fun in Ghana. He has been...

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American comedian Michael Blackson lands in Ghana

The Year of Return is still not over as more and more notable people from all walks of life are trooping into the country. American comedian of Ghanaian descent, Michael Blackson has landed in the motherland. He shared photos hours ago at the Kotoka International Airport. It’s not...

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Ghana’s Ambassador to United States commend Ghanaians in Pittsburgh

The Ghanaian Community in the Pittsburgh area have been commended by the Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana to the United States of America, His Excellency Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah. Speaking at the Annual Dinner Dance and Fundraising organized by the Ghanaian Association of Pittsburgh, Ambassador Adjei-Barwuah...

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Year of Return’ Akufo-Addo’s vision – Tourism Authority CEO

The Chief Executive of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Mr Akwasi Agyeman has paid glowing tribute to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the foresight of initiating the “Year of Return.” He said apart from being the vision bearer, the President also made practical inputs into its...

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Ghana to be seeded for Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifier

The Black Stars of Ghana will enjoy the luxury of been seeded for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers when the draw is held on 21 January,2020 at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Cairo, Egypt. Ghana will earn that right as a result of being among...

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Expensive flop George Abege heads list of players to be kicked out of Kotoko

Asante Kotoko are ready to downsize their bloating squad from 33 players to about 27 players for the ongoing 2019/2020 Ghana Premier League season. The early signs of the Maxwell Konadu reign is very glaring that some players do not feature in his plans and will...

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Raise Ghana’s profile abroad through Year of Return – UK MP to diasporans

Labour MP in the United Kingdom, Bell Ribeiro-Addy has called on returnees to use the Year of Return as an opportunity to help raise the reputation of Ghanaians abroad. The Streatham constituency representative of Ghanaian descent highlighted the need to amplify the pride associated with being...

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Diplomatic row looms as Ghana evicts Nigeria High Commission

A diplomatic row is brewing between Nigeria and Ghana as the Nigeria High Commission is being forcefully evicted from its diplomatic property in Accra. The property located at No.10 Barnes Road, Accra, has been reallocated to Amaco Microfinance since August 26, 2019 by Ghana’s Ministry of...

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China and India are richer than UK – so WHY are we still sending them AID MONEY?

BORIS JOHNSON is being urged to overhaul Britain’s £14.6bn foreign aid programme after it emerged tens of millions were being pumped into the massive economies of China and India which are both wealthy enough to run their own nuclear and space operations. By SIMON OSBORNE Britain sent...

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