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March 31, 2018 10:10 AM Anthony Brown, others light up #HarvestPraise2018

American Gospel Musician sensation, Anthony Brown and the Group Therapy were at their best at the 2018 edition of the annual gospel programme dubbed Harvest Praise which came off last night, Friday, March 30th, 2018. Anthony Brown captivated the audience by singing his songs back to back thus putting the crowd into a praise and worship mood. The event 299

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 239

March 26, 2018 5:25 PM GIS to implement 5-yr strategic plan to end illegal migration

The Ghana Immigration Service is set to implement a five-year strategic plan aimed at reforming the Service to deal with the menace of illegal migration. The plan, which is expected to span between 2018 and 2022, is a continuation of an earlier strategic plan that ended in 2015. Briefing the media at a validation workshop, the Chairman of the Strategic 14

March 14, 2018 6:51 AM Ghana to partner Nigeria to fight crime

The government of Ghana has indicated that it will join forces with its neighbor Nigeria to deal with the evolving security threat within the West African Sub-region. There have been recent reports of terrorist attacks and other security concerns in countries such as Mali, Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire. Ghana’s Minister of State in Charge of National Security 27

March 13, 2018 10:48 AM Nigerian senator ‘busts open’ $37,500 expenses payments

A Nigerian politician has revealed that senators receive 13.5m naira [£27,000, $37,500] every month to use on expenses of their own choice. Shehu Sani, a senator for the governing All Progressives Congress [APC] party, said there is little accountability about how the money is spent. He has called for the payments to be scrapped, saying they are a key reason 33

February 24, 2018 8:24 AM Nigerian parents threatened with jail if children skip school

Nigeria’s oil-rich Bayelsa state is threatening parents who do not make sure their children go to school with jail terms. The state signed the new law into the books amid concerns children were not attending class despite the fact that it spent 70bn naira ($200m; £140m) on new school buildings and equipment. “We feel it is important to have this law to protect 15

February 23, 2018 6:35 AM BBC launches 2018 Komla Dumor Award

The BBC is seeking a rising star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award, now in its fourth year. Journalists from across the continent are invited to apply for the award, which aims to uncover and promote fresh talent from Africa. The winner will spend three months at the BBC headquarters in London, gaining skills and experience 18

February 21, 2018 11:41 AM Air Namibia’s first flight on re-entry to Ghana postponed

Air Namibia’s much-anticipated return to Ghana has been postponed. The postponement of flight operations in Ghana according to a press release from the company is due to “external factors; non-availability of departure slot at Kotoka Airport.” As a result, the initial commencement flight originally scheduled for 22:05 hours on March 25, 2018, has been deferred 25

February 17, 2018 5:20 PM Nigeria bomb blasts cause deaths at fish market

Three suicide bombers have hit the town of Konduga in north-east Nigeria, killing at least 18 people. Two attacked a fish market and a third struck nearby, security sources said. Boko Haram jihadists are being blamed for the blasts, though the group has yet to say it was behind them. Boko Haram has killed some 20,000 people and displaced more than two million 42

February 16, 2018 12:31 PM Ghana drops to 54th in February FIFA Ranking

Ghana dropped four places to the 54th position in the latest Coca-Cola FIFA Ranking released on Thursday. The Black Stars had occupied the 50th position in the January ranking but lost 68 points to drop out of the top 50. The Black Stars, however, still remain the 8th ranked team in Africa, behind Tunisia, Senegal, DR Congo, Morocco, Egypt, Cameroon 18