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March 31, 2018 6:54 PM Thousands attend Bishop Dag’s miraculous Good Friday Service [Photos]

Tens of thousands of congregants gathered on Friday evening for the Good Friday Easter service of The United Denominations, originating from the Lighthouse Group of Churches led by Bishop Dag Heward-Mills. The event, which was held at the Independence Square in Accra was characterized by mass public prayer, praise, worship and miracles. Most of the attendees 650

March 21, 2018 4:32 PM Ghana-Namibia Friendship Association salutes Namibia on its 28th Independence Day

The Ghana-Namibia Friendship Association (GNFA) has described as inspiring the strides made by Namibia as the country marks its 28th independence day today. Namibia which gained self-rule from South Africa in 1990 remains one of Africa’s youngest nations, yet is counted among the most promising. In a statement to commemorate the independence anniversary 107

March 18, 2018 9:16 AM French island residents round up ‘foreigners

A group of residents from the Indian Ocean French island of Mayotte has been rounding up suspected illegal migrants and taking them to local police. The move targeted around 100 “foreigners, Comorans and Africans”, a member of the group told AFP. Protests against the economic crisis and illegal immigrants from the Comoros islands have paralysed the island 115

March 7, 2018 12:37 PM I didn’t collapse at independence day event – Wassa East DCE

The District Chief Executive for Wassa East in the Western Region, Wilson Arthur, has debunked reports that he collapsed during the 61st Independence Day celebrations at Daboase while delivering his speech. Mr. Arthur said he only felt dizzy at a point in the delivery of the the six-page speech, and was rushed to the Ahmadyyia Muslim Mission hospital 89

March 6, 2018 5:00 PM Chiefs boycott Independence celebration in Tatali Sanguli

The Paramount Chief of Tatali Sanguli, Obori Gariba Yankoso II, together with his sub-chiefs of Tatali in the Northern Region, boycotted today’s 61st Independence district anniversary celebration. The Paramount Chief accused the DCE of the area, Thomas Mbomba of disrespecting the traditional authorities hence their refusal to participate in today’s activities 69

March 6, 2018 12:53 PM Time for Ghana to build on past glories – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has charged Ghanaians to build on past glories in hope for a better future as Ghana marks 61 years of independence. “On a day such as today, our thoughts invariably stray to the past, but we do not intend to live on past memories. To paraphrase Ephraim Amu in Yen araasaaseni, it is now our turn to build on those past glories 79

February 14, 2018 1:24 PM Buhari to grace Ghana’s 61st Independence Day celebrations

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari will arrive in Ghana on Saturday, March 3, ahead of Ghana’s 61st Independence Day celebrations on March 6. The Nigerian leader accepted an invitation from President Nana Akufo-Addo to be a special guest at the event. Muhammadu Buhari disclosed this when Ghana’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Rashid Bawa, presented 57

February 13, 2018 5:30 AM Gov’t reaffirms reduced tariffs despite high proposals

Government is optimistic of a reduction in the cost of electricity for the rest of this year. The optimism comes despite proposals for an increase in utility tariffs by service providers. This also follows a stakeholders’ forum ahead of the announcement of new tariffs by the end of this month. The average 14 percent reduction in the cost of electricity 57

November 5, 2017 1:09 PM Ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to police

Catalonia’s deposed leader Carles Puigdemont and several former advisers have turned themselves in to Belgian police, say reports. A Spanish judge issued an EU warrant for his arrest on Friday. Mr Puigdemont has said he will not return to Spain unless he is guaranteed a fair trial. Belgian prosecutors are due to hold a news conference on the case shortly 83

November 1, 2017 2:11 PM Defend Ghanaians, Act On Diplomat Gaffe

Ghana’s former Ambassador to the United States has criticised President Akufo-Addo for failing to take action against the High Commissioner to South Africa, over the diplomat’s recent comments. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah says the President’s silence over George Ayisi Boateng’s embarrassing remark that New Patriotic Party (NPP) members are his priority when it comes 79