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August 18, 2018 5:00 PM Ebony Magazine team to tour Ghana

A team of writers and photographers from Ebony Magazine, an iconic African-American magazine, would embark on a week tour of Ghana starting from August 21 to 29. The team would visit a number of tourism attraction sites and pay courtesy calls on some traditional rulers in Greater Accra, Ashanti and Central regions. Madam Catherine Abelema Afeku, the Minister 2

August 18, 2018 2:44 PM Tributes begin to pour in for the late Annan

Tributes are pouring in for Ghana’s celebrated diplomat – former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who died in the early hours of Saturday in the Swiss capital, Berne, at the age of 80. He passed on in a hospital after a short illness, with the wife Nane Marie Lagergren and their Children, Anna, Kojo and Nina by his side. UN Secretary-General 2

July 25, 2018 4:41 PM Ghana’s Lower courts to be merged – Chief Justice

Justice Sophia Akuffo, the Chief Justice, on Tuesday stated that plans were underway to merge all lower courts in one big compound so that access to justice would be in a broader space and made easy. She said prototype drawings were being developed for the lower courts as expandable plans for them and this would also prevent people from travelling long distances 111

July 25, 2018 2:47 PM Tourism sector to employ 150,000 youth

The Ministry of Tourism, Creative Arts and Culture is set to engage over 150,000 youth in its flagship programme, the Marine Drive Project. The sector Minister, Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku, who made this known, said aside reinvigorating and transforming the face of the tourism and hospitality industry, the project, would also help to reduce the unemployment 87

April 3, 2018 2:10 PM Renegotiate US ‘military base’ deal – Ablakwa dares Nana Addo

The Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has challenged President Nana Akufo-Addo to renegotiate the Ghana-US defence cooperation agreement that has received widespread criticism from the public. In an open letter to the President, Mr Ablakwa said the President’s silence on the matter was uncharacteristic of the man known to be very vocal 818

April 3, 2018 6:00 AM 2nd Image Hair and Beauty Academy holds graduation ceremony [Photos]

Over 200 students graduated from the 2nd Image Hair and Beauty Academy at a brief ceremony on Saturday. The event, held at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra, had in attendance, the Minister for Tourism and Creative Arts, Catherine Afeku, among others. Addressing the graduates, the CEO of 2nd Image International, Nikki Boa-Amponsem, challenged them to put the skills 780

April 2, 2018 4:14 PM We’re ready to deal with increased operations at KIA – Immigration Service

The Kotoka International Airport (KIA) Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has indicated its readiness to manage the new terminal of the Airport which is expected to be completed soon. “Let me touch on our readiness for terminal 3. We are near completion of P3. The command is bracing for expanded operations at the terminal. The Immigration 592

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 463

March 31, 2018 7:43 AM #HarvestPraise2018 held at the Fantasy Dome in Accra [Photos]

The mother of all gospel concerts in Ghana, Harvest Praise was held the Fantasy Dome at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra yesterday. Dubbed the Bigger, Better and Greater edition of the concert, Harvest Praise paraded the hottest gospel music stars on stage to minister through music and worship. The Harvest International Ministries Campus Choir was in their 387

March 29, 2018 12:22 PM U/E to get database on vulnerable people

The Upper East Region will soon have a register of all vulnerable groups and households to guide the execution of government social intervention programmes. The ongoing household data collection under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MOGCSP) targets over two hundred thousand households in the region, with a population of over One Hundred 24