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March 26, 2018 3:51 PM Male shoppers sweep prizes in malls’ Holiday Travel Trivia final

The triple travel trivia promotion closed at the weekend with a keenly-contested game of wits which ended with an all-male haul for the three slots of all-expense-paid trips to international holiday destinations. Shoppers Jacob Acquah, a staff of the Mechanical Workshop (Cinema Section) of the Ministry of Information, Kingsley Kusi Asomah, an aluminium 16

March 17, 2018 6:13 PM Africa’s only female president to resign

Africa’s only female head of state, Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, has resigned and will leave office on Friday, her lawyer says. She denied any misconduct amid claims that she made large personal purchases on a charity bank card. But on Saturday, just days after she rejected any idea of resigning, her lawyer Yusuf Mohamed told local media 22

March 8, 2018 11:39 AM #HeritageCaravan wraps up Northern, Upper West tour [Photos]

The Heritage Caravan has ended its tour of the Northern and Upper West Regions. Patrons of the Caravan had a nice time at Wechiau in the Upper West Region on Wednesday, where they visited the Hippopotamus Sanctuary. The Sanctuary is a unique community-based project, protecting and preserving the wildlife and the environment of a 40km stretch of the Black 17

March 4, 2018 1:03 PM #HeritageCaravan: Participants set off on 7-day tour of Ghana [Photos]

Dozens of participants for this year’s Heritage Caravan, organized by Citi FM have set off from Accra on what is expected to be an adventurous journey across the country. The participants, who start their journey today [Sunday] from Ga Mashie after a Kenkey Party earlier in the morning expressed their excitement ahead of the 7-day long trip which will see them visit 78

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 15

February 21, 2018 6:31 AM FaceTime chat ‘saves woman’s life’

A woman who had a stroke while on a FaceTime video call with her sister, says the technology saved her life. Opokua Kwapong, who lives alone in New York, was on a call with her sister, Adumea Sapong, in Manchester, when Mrs Sapong noticed that her elder sibling “didn’t look right”. She raised the alarm after she also noticed her sister’s voice was slurred 21

February 20, 2018 2:55 PM Kenya allows opposition figures to fly to Zimbabwe

Kenyan officials have allowed two opposition supporters to fly to Zimbabwe after detaining them at an airport overnight. Senator James Orengo and financier Jimi Wanjigi planned to attend opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s burial. But officials said the pair failed to present a court order overturning an existing suspension of their passports 25

February 17, 2018 11:40 AM NAGRAT issues March 31 ultimatum over salary arrears

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has given the government up to the end of March to pay the salary arrears and allowances owed its members since 2013. The Association added that it will take a strong decision in protest if the government fails to meet the deadline. “At the end of March, when the issues are not addressed positively 41

February 14, 2018 2:30 PM Accra’s leading malls launch holiday bonanza for shoppers

The capital’s three leading malls; West Hills Mall, Accra Mall and Achimota Retail Centre, have jointly unveiled an unprecedented holiday promotion which will sponsor lucky shoppers and their partners on all-expenses-paid trips to dreamland destinations in Dubai, Mauritius and Cape Town. The ‘Triple Travel Trivia’ is a shopper reward and loyalty promotion 16

January 27, 2018 1:00 PM Court remands two for fraud

An Accra Circuit Court on Thursday remanded two persons into police custody for conspiring to commit crime, defrauding by false pretense, money laundering and forgery of documents. Razak Debbie, unemployed and Lukman Afuwapes, a student, pleaded not guilty and would reappear on February 8. Superintendent of Police, Kweku Bempah, told the court that the complainant 23