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Government asked to investigate sale of Tema Children’s Park

From: Ghana l GNA The Bureau for Internal Affairs (BIA), an anti-corruption organisation, is calling for a presidential enquiry into the sale of Tema children’s Park to a foreign company. The facility is the only children’s park in and around the surrounding communities of Tema, a statement issued by Mr Godfred Nkrumah, Co-ordinating Director of the BIA on Wednesday and ...

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University teachers begin nationwide strike today

Source: Joy Online University teachers across the country are this morning beginning a nationwide industrial action to protest unpaid market premium. An emergency meeting held Wednesday night with the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) failed to avert the strike. Last night the deputy minister in charge of tertiary education, Okudzeto Ablakwa assured university teachers their outstanding premiums will be ...

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CEOs for the Assemblies: The President still doesn’t get it

My good friends, I have had cause to complain about the manner in which the Presidency is handling the nomination of CEOs for the Metropolitan/Municipal/ District Assemblies because of the tension and street demonstrations and vandalism that it has provoked. I have drawn attention to the negative impact of such an approach and suggested that the President should reach out ...

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Have you opened your Ecobank African Diaspora Account?

If you are in the Diaspora like me, this is a wonderful window of opportunity for you to open your Ecobank Africa Diaspora Account. Just last week in Accra, Ecobank was voted the best performing bank in Ghana. Ecobank is our indigenous West African bank owned by shareholders in the West Africa region, principally by residents in Ghana, Togo, Benin, ...

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Can You Be Kicked Out of a Country for Being Overweight?

  Source:kitchendaily.com There are many things one can do to be deported from a country but the latest deportation case in New Zealand may surprise you: a man is facing deportation due to his weight. According to the Daily Mail, in May, Albert Buitenhuis, a 50-year-old chef who moved to New Zealand six years ago, was told that his 286 pound ...

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CEANA 2013 Is Coming To Chicago This Labor Day Weekend!

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3 Ghanaians excel in Silicon Valley

The ingenuity of three young Ghanaians has seen them emerge as one of the promising software developers in the world. The team’s production of world number one start-up application called Dropifi has earned them a deserving special mention at California’s technology capital, Silicon Valley. Dropifi has won the accolade of being the first African company to join the Silicon Valley-based ...

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Study Links Poor Sleep to Full Moon

by Jessica Berman VOANEWS People have complained about a poor night’s sleep during a full moon. Now, a new study has found evidence that Earth’s closest galactic neighbor appears to impact the quality of sleep in humans. Christian Cajochen, a sleep researcher at the Psychiatric Hospital of the University of Basel in Switzerland, led a study analyzing sleep study data ...

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