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January 6, 2018 6:00 AM Nana Addo meets Christian leaders at Flagstaff House [Photos]

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, met with leaders of the Christian community at the Flagstaff House, Accra, to discuss matters of mutual concern, at a closed-door meeting. In wishing them a Happy New Year, President Akufo-Addo used the two-hour long meeting to explain, amongst other things, Ghana’s 19

November 24, 2017 6:00 AM Old Students of Ada SHS to hold homecoming congress on Saturday

The Ada Senior High School in the Greater Accra Region will on Saturday mark its 56th Speech and prize giving day with a series of exciting activities lined up for the celebration. The school’s anniversary will kick off with a Home Coming Congress at the Tettey Puplampu Assembly Hall at 4:oopm on Friday, November 27, 2017. Highlights of the congress 31

November 2, 2017 12:15 PM Insincere Ayisi apology not enough- Ablakwa

The Minority Spokesperson on Foreign Affairs has described as insincere and half-hearted an apology rendered by the under-fire diplomat George Ayisi Boateng. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa insists the apology by the Ghanaian High Commissioner is not enough for him to keep his position, adding the Minority will meet to decide on the next line of action. Mr Boateng 39

November 2, 2017 11:20 AM Ayisi-Boateng Apologises But Pressure Mounts On Him To Resign

The embattled Ghana High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr George Ayisi- Boateng, has rendered an unqualified apology to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the people of Ghana for making politically incorrect remarks at a forum in Kumasi last weekend. He said his statements were unfortunate and at variance with the letter and spirit of the Fourth 38

November 1, 2017 6:56 PM Embattled diplomat retracts, apologises for divisive comments

Embattled diplomat George Ayisi Boateng has unreservedly retracted and apologized for his unfortunate comment that has gotten the media boiling. In a statement, the beleaguered High Commissioner to South Africa said his comments were “unfortunate” and undiplomatic. George Ayisi Boateng made the headlines for saying he would prioritize the interest of NPP supporters 18

November 1, 2017 5:12 PM Religious Leaders To Mount Campaign Against Indecent Dressing

A yam dealer at Nkoranza in the Brong-Ahafo Region, Madam Augustina Tawiah, has appealed to religions leaders to mount a campaign against indecent dressing and drug abuse among the youth. She stated that the dressing of a number of adolescents, were very unpleasant and appalling in the sight of man, let alone the Almighty God, the Creator of the universe 14

November 1, 2017 2:34 AM 100,000 crosses that can't be destroyed

Around 11km outside the city of Siauliai in northern Lithuania, an old, earthen mound hunches under the weight of thousands of crosses. As the wind blows across the fields of rural Siauliai County, ornate rosaries clink against metal and wooden crucifixes, filling the air with eerie chimes. Known as the Hill of Crosses, the mound’s history is a complex 46

October 31, 2017 9:14 PM Kwesi Appiah names 23-man squad for Egypt clash

Black Stars coach has named his 23-man squad to face Egypt in the last round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers next month. The Stars will play the Pharaohs at the Cape Coast Stadium on November 12 in a match which is a mere formality as Egypt have already qualified for the tournament in Russia. Coach Appiah is expected to use the game to further assess 20

October 27, 2017 1:05 AM Stop lying against Ojukwu, IPOB warns Gowon

The Indigenous People of Biafra on Thursday asked a former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, to stop making provocative and false statements against the late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu- Ojukwu and the civil war. Gowon had recently in an interview with a private television station said Ojukwu’s lies caused the civil war in the country between 1967 and 1970. The former 10

October 26, 2017 5:32 AM Indonesia floggings: Aceh public punishments condemned

More than 500 people have been publicly flogged in Indonesia in the past two years, a rights group says. Human Rights Watch called on the country's president to end the "barbaric" punishment. Aceh province is the only part of Indonesia that practices Sharia law. This was permitted as part of a peace deal with separatists in 2006, but the law has become 13