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October 27, 2017 3:21 PM Catalans declare independence as Madrid imposes direct rule

The Catalan regional parliament has voted to declare independence from Spain, while the Spanish parliament has approved direct rule over the region. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy had told senators direct rule was needed to return "law, democracy and stability" to Catalonia. The crisis began earlier this month when Catalonia held a controversial 95

October 27, 2017 5:50 AM Ghana holds Pre-COP23 festival in Accra

As part of Ghana’s preparation towards the Conference of Parties (COP 23) of the United Nations to be hosted in Bonn, Germany, a Pre-COP Climate Festival has been held in Accra to sensitise the public on climate change risks. These include the impact on growth and development, potential of conflicts, poverty, migration, disease and suffering. COP 23, scheduled 100

October 27, 2017 2:43 AM UP Campaign Chairman Calls on Pres. Sirleaf for Support in Runoff Election

Monrovia – In the wake of the Presidential runoff, slated for November 7, Liberia’s ruling Unity Party (UP) said its campaign activities have taken a trend that needs the support of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Report by Willie N. Tokpah - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. “I have a good relationship 102

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 81

October 26, 2017 4:29 PM Centre for Migration Studies’ Anniversary Conference Opens

Accra, Oct. 26, GNA – The 10th Anniversary International Conference of the Centre for Migration Studies (CMS), University of Ghana, has opened in Accra with a call on governments to come out with policies to promote safe migration. The Conference on the theme, “Migration, Security and Development,” brought together the academia, researchers, migration 52

October 26, 2017 1:17 PM Government directs small scale miners to halt operations

Dormaa-Ahenkro, (B/A), Oct. 26, GNA – Government’s directive to small scale miners in the country to halt their operations was part of measures to identify and clamp down on uncontrolled activities Mr. Paul Essien, the Deputy Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs has said. Mr. Essien announced this when he interacted with members of the Dormaa 61

October 26, 2017 12:03 PM We’ll make Ghana aviation hub – President declares at 1st African Airshow

The first Aerospace and Aviation Exhibition designed to establish Ghana as the transportation hub in West Africa opened in Accra on Wednesday. The three-day event has brought together professionals, experts and industry players in Africa and from other parts of the world to showcase business, commercial and defence aircraft. The platform is also expected 65

October 25, 2017 11:07 PM Timi Dakolo had a field day with other stars after his ‘marriage counselling’

According to Timi Dakolo, marriage will not make an incomplete person complete, and divorce is way not cool.In his post, he wondered why people seemed to present divorce as ‘kool’. The singer went ahead to say that it was cases of divorce that gave good marriage a ‘bad name’. “So pastor Oyakhilome that got divorced is an incomplete person abi? A friend 99

October 25, 2017 6:32 PM The Future Awards Africa calls for nominations

Accra, Oct. 25, GNA - The Central Working Committee of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled its first franchise in Ghana. The Awards on the theme: “Ghana’s New Tribe’, is hosted by People Initiative Foundation (PIF). A statement issued in Accra by Mr Emmanuel Leslie Addae, a member of the committee, said the event seeks to recognize inspiring 55

October 25, 2017 4:09 PM Arrest Assin Fosu chief for concealing defilement of 4-year-old – Human rights group

The Youth for Human Rights Africa (YoHRA), is demanding full-scale investigations into the alleged concealment of a defilement case, by the chief in Assin Addientem. YoHRA wants a “well collaborated full-scale investigation by the Ghana Police Service and all other government agencies into the matter.” A four-year-old girl is fighting for her life after 53