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Boakye Agyarko: Energy Minister says his major priority is to ensure constant Electricity supply

The Minister of Energy, Boakye Agyarko says the creation of an energy economy with reliable supply of high quality service for local use and export is high on government agenda. Speaking at the ongoing National Policy Forum in Accra, Mr Agyarko said one of his major priorities as Energy Minister is to ensure constant electricity supply as well as the ...

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Ghana gradually losing Tuna hub status – GTA

The Ghana Tuna Association (GTA), has called for favourable policies from government to ensure that Ghana maintained her status as the Tuna hub of West Africa. President of the Association, John Farmer, in an interview, said Ghana was gradually losing its position as the Tuna hub of West Africa to the Ivory Coast. Mr Farmer noted that some policies and ...

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Death by tax cuts: The Republican health care plan

Donald Trump hosted a celebration in the White House Rose Garden for House Republicans after they passed their party’s health care plan by the thinnest of margins. They were celebrating what Trump called a “win,” without any thought about consequences. None of them had read the bill, which was released only a couple of days before the vote and rushed ...

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Sam OKudzeto expresses his thoughts on the UK visa fraud

Source : Facebook post by Honorable Ablah Dzifa Gorleku! I have followed media discussions of British High Commissioner Jon Benjamin’s letter to the Speaker of Ghana’s Parliament with much interest as the Ranking Member of Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs. In contrast to those who have questioned why the said confidential letter was leaked to the media, I take a ...

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Uganda’s Punishment Island: ‘I was left to die on an island for getting pregnant’

source :bbcnews.com… visit bbc news for more news on this and other issues ! Unmarried girls who got pregnant used to be seen as bringing shame to their families in parts of Uganda, so they were taken to a tiny island and left to die. The lucky ones were rescued, and one of them is still alive. The BBC’s Patience ...

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Delhi University could add Facebook course to English degrees

Source:bbc.com Posting on Facebook has become an everyday matter for over 1.8 billion users. And while a political rant or tribute to your beloved may draw a flurry of “likes”, few people would call them literature. But now Delhi University (DU) begs to differ – and hopes to add “Facebook post writing” to its English curriculum. Students could also be ...

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Ghanaians resident abroad complain of difficulty in acquiring passports

Some Ghanaians living abroad are worried that government has taken too long to address problems in securing travel documents, especially passports. They contend that the inability of Ghana’s missions abroad to provide them with passports on timely manner has affected their family relationships as well as business opportunities. Speaking on behalf of Ghanaians resident abroad, a Ghanaian resident in Germany, ...

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We will help you to poison yourself – Allotey Jacobs tells Ken Agyapong

Source: adomonline.com Central Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called the bluff of the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong over threat of ending his life if the brother of the former President, Ibrahim Mahama is not jailed. According to Bernard Allotey Jacobs, the party will gladly provide him with the poison to end ...

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