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Women in Kenya celebrate as government legalizes polygamy

A new law that went into effect in Kenya this week makes it legal for a man to marry as many women as he wants. And a leading women’s group is applauding it. President Uhuru Kenyatta signed the polygamy measure into law Tuesday, formally recognizing what...

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO ATTENDS 2ND AFRICA INVESTMENT FORUM IN SOUTH AFRICA

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO ATTENDS 2ND AFRICA INVESTMENT FORUM IN SOUTH AFRICA [caption id="attachment_5831" align="alignnone" width="628"] Image processed by CodeCarvings Piczard ### FREE Community Edition ### on 2018-04-05 22:20:52Z | http://piczard.com | http://codecarvings.com[/caption] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Sunday, 10th November,...

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“I Am Ghanaian” – Ambassador Aricana Chihombori Quao

“I Am Ghanaian” – Ambassador Aricana Chihombori Quao The Diaspora Phenom HE Dr. Aricana Chihombori Quao has boldly declared her Ghanaian citizenship with a revelation that she was hired for her immediate position of African Union Ambassador to the United States as a Ghanaian citizen. This...

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20 Africa-Americans return to Ghana

A group of 20 individuals of African descent born in the United States of America have arrived in the country to experience the historical and cultural significance of a tour dubbed “RETURN TO AFRICA”. The group would tour key West African countries to mark 400 years...

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STABILITY, DEVELOPMENT ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR GOV’T” – CHINESE VICE PREMIER TO PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

STABILITY, DEVELOPMENT ARE THE HIGHLIGHTS OF YOUR GOV’T” – CHINESE VICE PREMIER TO PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO A Vice Premier of the People’s Republic of China, Sun Chunlan, has applauded the stability of the Ghanaian economy and development taking place under the government of the President of the...

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Adventists, Witches, Pagans, Catholics and Protestants Engage in Interreligious Unity and Solidarity

The following photos were made available by the Church of Scientology for media and downloads. We have been warned of a coming apostasy or “falling away” just before the Second Coming of Christ (2 Thessalonians 2:1-11). Both the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy provides us...

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CEO of Japan Airlines Takes The Bus To Work And Gets A Salary Less Than Some Of The Employees

Haruka Nishimatsu, CEO of Japan Airlines lives by a philosophy that many corporate bosses should be paying close attention to. Instead of acting like the ruler of the company, Nishimatsu acts like a leader, and sacrifices some of the big corporate perks so he can build...

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Achieving Africa Beyond Aid will require investment in youth – Foreign Minister

Ghana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has indicated that to attain a future beyond aid in Africa would require investment in the continent’s youth. She was speaking at the closing ceremony of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Bureau for...

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US markets hit record highs as investors interpret trade news

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 notched record-closing highs on Thursday as the latest signs of progress in trade relations between the United States and China relieved investors. But a report later in the day - which raised worries about the outlook for...

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32 Ghanaians to be honoured at Ghanaian-Canadian Achievement Awards

The Ghanaian News Canada proudly announces the 19th edition of annual Ghanaian-Canadian Achievement Awards/Dinner and Dance. The event will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2019, at 65 Claireport Convention and Banquet Hall, (Albion/Steeles) in Etobicoke, Toronto. Red carpet, interviews and networking start at 5:30pm with...

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Foreign students can now work in UK after graduation —Boris Johnson

The British Government has said that international students will henceforth be able to stay and work in the UK after graduating. This is a huge boost to a policy that had previously restricted the period to four months. There will be no cap on the number...

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First Porn University Opens in Colombia

“Turning and turning in the widening jar, the falcon cannot hear the falconer, things fall apart, the center cannot hold, mere anarchy is loose upon the world”. It is obvious things are fallen apart as the first world’s porn University has been opened in Columbia. My News...

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Pakistan to build medical camps in Ghana

The government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is expected to provide some medical camps in Ghana. The Ambassador of Pakistan to Ghana, Major General Waqar Ahmad Kingravi (RTD), made this known on Tuesday, 29 October 2019, in Accra, when he paid a courtesy call on...

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DEBATE ON GHANA’S OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY, ORGANISED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON UK

DEBATE ON GHANA'S OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY, ORGANISED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON. Yesterday, 30th October, I was  selected to be the Chairman and Moderator for an event organised by some PhD Researchers studying Petroleum Law, under the auspices of the University of the East London,...

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Israeli embassy in Ghana shuts down

The Israeli embassy in Ghana has shut down, a statement by the consulate announced Wednesday. As a result, consular services will not be extended to members of the public. No individual will also be allowed inside the premises of the embassy. A statement from the embassy...

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Secretary-General of Commonwealth arrives in Ghana for youth meeting

The Secretary-General of Commonwealth, Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland has arrived in the country to join the Youth Senior Officials Meeting (African Region) ongoing at the Tang Palace Hotel, which is expected to run from 29th to 31st October, 2019. Deputy Minister, Hon. Curtis Perry Okudzeto who...

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U.S Embassy justifies its insistence on Ghana keeping PDS deal

The US Embassy has explained why it insisted on Ghana keeping the Power Distribution Service (PDS) deal despite the government’s claim that the consortium lacked a valid demand guarantee. A spokesperson at the Embassy Naomi Mattos told JoyNews’ Kojo Yankson that the first statement issued by...

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UN focused on bold climate action

The United Nations is working for fair globalisation and bold climate action, its Secretary General, Mr António Guterres, has said. He said the world body was also focused on the vulnerable and less privileged in society and therefore, called for more attention to be paid to...

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Akufo-Addo attends NAM summit

President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo has arrived in the Republic of Azerbaijan to attend the 18th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement. At the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, President Nana Akufo-Addo was met by Azerbaijan’s Deputy Prime Minister...

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We want trade, investment not raw material imports, exports – Akufo-Addo to Putin

The President of the Republic if Ghana, HE Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said his country wants her relations with the Russian Federation to be characterised by an increase in trade and investment co-operation, and not by the export and import of raw materials. “This, we...

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RUSSIA-GHANA RELATIONS MUST BE BASED ON TRADE & INVESTMENT CO-OPERATION” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

RUSSIA-GHANA RELATIONS MUST BE BASED ON TRADE & INVESTMENT CO-OPERATION” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO [caption id="attachment_4672" align="alignnone" width="1401"] Image processed by CodeCarvings Piczard ### FREE Community Edition ### on 2018-04-05 22:20:52Z | http://piczard.com | http://codecarvings.com[/caption] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says Ghana wants...

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American ‘nyate, nyate girl’ orders Ghana to restore PDS, Ghanaians react

Some Ghanaians have waded into the controversial electricity distribution saga, involving the government, Power Distribution Services (PDS) and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), with a call on government to shun the threat from the MCC. The MCC of the United States of America (USA), in a...

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‘Let’s make ECOWAS a political and economic success’ – Nana Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has emphasized the need for African leaders to demonstrate strong political will to make the Economic Community of West African Countries (ECOWAS) an economic and political success. This, according to President Akufo-Addo, is of utmost importance especially following the coming into...

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Mahama presents crucial report on Mozambique elections

Former President, John Dramani Mahama, who is in Maputo, Mozambique to observe presidential, legislative and provincial elections, has presented a preliminary report. Addressing the media on behalf of a team of observers deployed by the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA)Mr Mahama commended Mozambique...

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Robust and transparent enforcement measures needed to end Saiko – EU

The European Union (EU) has urged the Government to put in place robust and transparent measures to end the menace of illegal transhipment at sea known as " Saiko". The intervention, it said had become ideal to end the highly damaging practice and other forms of...

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Nigeria-Benin border closure: Ghana secures temporary corridor

Ghana and Nigeria have agreed on the creation of a temporary corridor on Nigeria’s western border with?Benin, where Ghanaian goods in transit from Benin, and vice versa, can pass to avoid collateral damage arising from the closure of Nigeria’s borders with Benin. The Ghana Government is...

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Scientists find how deadly malaria parasite jumped from gorillas to humans

Scientists who resurrected a 50,000-year-old gene sequence have analyzed it to figure out how the world’s deadliest malaria parasite jumped from gorillas to humans - giving insight into the origins of one of human history’s biggest killers. The researchers said their work also deepens understanding of...

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Death penalty can’t stop crime in Ghana – Amnesty International Ghana

Capital punishment in Ghana’s statutory books continues to pose challenge to human rights organisations like Amnesty International Ghana (AI Ghana) that believes death penalty is not a solution to curbing crime. AI Ghana believes there is no scientific evidence or data backing capital punishment to reduce...

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Mahama leads EISA observer mission for Mozambique elections

Former president John Dramani Mahama is leading a delegation of observers sent by the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa, EISA to Maputo, Mozambique, ahead of its general elections on October 15. This is what YEN.com.gh believes in Other Observer Missions that will be monitoring...

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Rawlings questions independence of AU

Former President, Jerry John Rawlings, has questioned the independence of the African Union (AU) following the dismissal of the AU Ambassador to the United States, Dr Arikana Chihombori-Quao. In a tweet, the former President stated that it is very shameful to the African continent for Dr...

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