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Live Streaming: EC declares 2020 Presidential election results

Wed, 09/12/2020 - 18:48
https://www. youtube. com/watch?v=E4lYeHgbi A . . . .
Categories: Africa

Commonwealth observers urge 'patience' as Ghana awaits final results

Wed, 09/12/2020 - 18:39
The Commonwealth Observer Group (COG), which has been on location in Ghana observing the recent elections has today issued an interim statement calling for peace as they await full results. The Group s interim statement noted the voting exercise was held successfully, despite unprecedented circumstances posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Categories: Africa

Digital education in Ghana

Wed, 09/12/2020 - 15:13
Digital literacy as a fourth literacy has become necessary to talk about in education and eLearning. Although reading, writing, and mathematics are respected as the basis of being literate, literacy in this day is not complete if a person is not capable of accessing and creating digital information.
Categories: Africa

COVID-19: UNICEF warns of continued damage to learning and well-being as number of children affected by school closures soars again

Wed, 09/12/2020 - 14:49
UNICEF calls on governments to prioritize the reopening of schools, take all actions possible to make classrooms as safe as possible, and avoid nationwide school closures. The number of schoolchildren affected by COVID-19-related school closures soared by 38 percent in November, placing significant strain on the learning progress and well-being of an additional 90 million students globally.
Categories: Africa

Election 2020: Dr Ibrahim Anyars increases the fortunes of NPP in Tamale Central

Wed, 09/12/2020 - 13:09
Despite losing to his contender, Murtala Mohammed of the main opposition NDC at Monday 39;s general elections, the NPP Parliamentary Candidate for Tamale Central, Dr. Ibrahim Anyars saw his votes appreciating in the figures as compared to 2016.
Categories: Africa

Sunyani Technical University Gets Cyber-Security Lab

Tue, 10/11/2020 - 02:58
Professor Kwadwo Adinkrah-Appiah, the Vice-Chancellor of the Sunyani Technical University (STU), on Monday inaugurated a cyber-security and forensic laboratory to enhance the delivery engineering skills and education at the university.
Categories: Africa

UFP Flagbearer's Case Against EC Thrown Out

Tue, 10/11/2020 - 02:55
United Front Party (UFP) 39;s Nana Agyenim Boateng 39;s bid to challenge his disqualification and also stop the conduct of the December 7 election has been thrashed by an Accra High Court. Boateng was one of the prospective presidential candidates disqualified by the Electoral Commission (EC).
Categories: Africa

Opuni Trial: Agricult Received $19.25million For Fertilizer Supply In 2013/2014 — COCOBOD Director Of Finance

Tue, 10/11/2020 - 02:55
Mr Peter Osei Amoako, Director of Finance at COCOBOD, says the Board paid a total of $19. 25 million to Agricult Ghana Limited for procurement of fertilizer in the 2013/2014 crop season. He said the first payment, was made on August 13, 2014 by a letter of instruction to the Ghana International Bank for the transfer of $11 million from COCOBOD account to the beneficiary: Royal Bank/Agricult Ghana Limited.
Categories: Africa

Welder Jailed 20years For Defilement

Tue, 10/11/2020 - 02:55
A Circuit Court in Accra has sentenced a 38-year-old welder to 20 years imprisonment for defiling a five-year-old girl inside a car at Spintex, a suburb of Accra. John Appew is said to have taken the victim to the car under the pretext of teaching her how to drive but ended up having sex with her.
Categories: Africa

Obuasi: Woman Bites Off Armed Robber Penis During Second Round Of Rape

Tue, 10/11/2020 - 02:55
A robbery suspect had the shock of his life when his victim severed his manhood with her sharp teeth. Emmanuel Ankor, 23, was said to have asked the victim to lick his penis after raping her and taking some items and money from her room at gun point.
Categories: Africa

Gov't Will Absorb Shortfall In Pension Lump Sum Payment To Retirees — Akufo-Addo

Tue, 13/10/2020 - 19:11
Government will absorb the shortfall in the lump sum payment by the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) to public sector workers who retire this year, President Akufo-Addo has announced.
Categories: Africa

Commission On Small, Light Weapons Hopeful Of Probe Into Importation Of Pistols

Tue, 13/10/2020 - 19:11
The Senior Programmes Officer of the National Commission on Small and Light Weapons, Leonard Tettey, has said investigations ongoing into the illegal shipment of pistols and ammunition to the Tema Port will yield positive results.
Categories: Africa

AG Directed To Handle Ken Agyapong’s Suit Against Judge In Contempt Case

Tue, 13/10/2020 - 19:11
The Supreme Court has asked the Attorney General rsquo;s Department to handle Kennedy Agyapong rsquo;s application pending against High Court Judge, Amos Wuntah Wuni. Mr. Agyapong rsquo;s lawyers on September 17, invoked the supervisory jurisdiction of the Apex court to stop Justice Wuni rsquo;s contempt trial involving the Assin Central Member of Parliament, and to quash all orders made by the Judge in that respect.
Categories: Africa

Election 2020: Interior Ministry Deploys 200 Police Officers To Guard MPs

Tue, 13/10/2020 - 18:53
The Ministry of Interior has with immediate effect, deployed 200 police officers to serve as guards to Members of Parliament (MPs) till the end of the year 2020. The officers will operate under the Parliamentary Protection Unit.
Categories: Africa

MPs Confident Improved Security Will Curb Attacks

Tue, 13/10/2020 - 18:53
Some Members of Parliament are hopeful of increased security following the killing of their colleague Mfantseman MP, Ekow Hayford. The Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, is to make an in-camera statement on enhanced security for MPs later on Tuesday.
Categories: Africa

Treat Women well If you want to Prosper-Lawyer Maurice Ampaw Advises Men

Mon, 05/10/2020 - 01:44
Cape Coast, 4th October, 2020, Popular lawyer, Maurice Ampaw has advised all men to treat women well if they want to prosper in life. Any man who doesn 39;t treat women well would find it very difficult to prosper .
Categories: Africa

Covid-19: Akufo-Addo Wishes Trump Well

Sun, 04/10/2020 - 19:29
President Akufo-Addo has joined hundreds of world leaders to wish the President of the United States, Donald Trump, and his wife, Melania Trump, well after both tested positive for the coronavirus. President Akufo-Addo wished Trump speedy recovery in a tweet.
Categories: Africa

Two Arrested Over Murder Of Chief At Hotel In Kaneshie

Sun, 04/10/2020 - 19:29
The police have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of chief at Kaneshie on October 2. The chief, Nana Ndoli Panin III, the Baamuhene of Enchi Kramokrom, was found dead in a pool of blood in a hotel room.
Categories: Africa

Korle Bu Doctors’ COVID Allowances Delays Have Been Rectified – GHS

Sun, 04/10/2020 - 19:29
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) says it has rectified the issues preventing some frontline doctors of the Korle bu Teaching hospital from their receiving their extra allowance package. These frontline doctors have been lamenting that they have not received the package promised to them by the government despite the risks involved in their work.
Categories: Africa

Lawyer Wants Public Treason Trials To Deter Potential Separatist Recruits

Sun, 04/10/2020 - 19:29
Nii Kpakpo Samoa Addo, a legal practitioner and member of the opposition National Democratic Congress is suggesting that the state opts for public treason trials as it deals with separatist violence in the Volta Region.
Categories: Africa

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