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GH@60: Kayayei join independence parade

Source: classfmonline.com For the first time in Kumasi, itinerant head porters, popularly called ‘kayayei’, turned up to participate in the 60th Independence Day celebrations in the Ashanti regional capital. The female porters mesmerised the parade when they came in with their pans on their heads. According to their leader, Adiza Zongo Pioneer, their appearance was a way of thanking the ...

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Live update: Prez Akufo-Addo arrives for 60th independence celebration

Activities are underway across the country to mark the 60th anniversary of Ghana’s independence from British colonial rule on March 6, 1957. It has been four coup d’etats and 11 presidents and Heads of State since that day when then Prime Minister and first President of modern Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah moved ‘the motion of destiny’ in Parliament for the independence ...

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We’ve run out of excuses; time to fix Ghana – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo has said Ghanaians have run out of excuses after failing to develop the nation after 60 years of independence from colonial rule. According to him, one of the cardinal motivations for the independence struggle by the nation’s forbearers was economic independence and prosperity for citizenry, but that has not materialized after 60 years of self-rule. Delivering his address ...

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Full text: Akufo-Addo’s speech at Achimota Schoool’s 90th Anniversary

President Nana Akufo-Addo has commended Achimota School for its contribution in producing prominent individuals both for the country and Africa. Speaking at the 90th anniversary of the School, he said,”You have produced presidents and prime ministers, not only for Ghana, but for other African countries, and you have a reputation that is unmatched.” He charged the old students of the ...

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Akufo-Addo tells life story about school fees

Source: dailyguideafrica.com President Akufo-Addo yesterday gave a chilling account of what he went through to become what he is today, including borrowing to pay for school fees. He talked of the ordeal his late father and Ghana’s former president, Edward Akufo-Addo, went through raising him as a child, in a bid to inspire the country’s youth. This perhaps might have ...

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Police secure Abelemkpe Marwako after attempted attack

There is police presence at the Abelemkpe branch of Marwako Fast Foods in Accra, following a confrontation between some Ghanaians and the Lebanese owners on Saturday evening. Reports indicated that three Ghanaian men attempted to physically assault one of the Lebanese men at the premises. They were separated, but the Ghanaians came back with more men to beat up the ...

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Teachers will be pivotal in our development agenda – President Akufo-Addo

          President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday reassured teachers that his government will ensure the profession regained its pride of place in the social and economic development agenda of Ghana.He said all modern successful societies that had had outstanding results in economic development showed that teacher quality was the single most important determinant of their ...

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