Dennis Kobby

22 Children killed in Nigeria school collapse

Twenty-two children have died and more than 130 have been injured after a school building collapsed in Nigeria’s central Plateau state, local officials say. Saint Academy in the state capital Jos caved in while students were in class on Friday morning. Children were left trapped under the debris. Volunteers used excavators, hammers and their bare…

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Ablakwa hints at nationwide demo, strike actions over SSNIT hotels’ sale

North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has hinted at a nationwide demonstration over the sale of SSNIT’s stake in four hotels to the Minister for Food and Agriculture and Member of Parliament for Abetifi Constituency, Bryan Acheampong’s Rock City Hotel. His comment follows an announcement by the Minister for Employment, Labour Relations, and Pensions, Ignatius…

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VRA meets Interior Ministry, security agencies on possible precautionary spillage of Akosombo Dam

As part of the annual stakeholder engagements for the Volta River Authority’s emergency preparedness plan, officials of VRA led by the Deputy Chief Executive in charge of services, Ing. Ken Arthur, met with the Minister of Interior, Henry Quartey and representatives of various security agencies. This meeting comes as the Volta River Authority began its sensitisation…

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Election 2024: Vote for change; reject ‘corrupt, arrogant’ NPP govt – Maham

John Dramani Mahama, the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has called on Ghanaians to vote for him and his running mate, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang and reject the “corrupt, greedy and arrogant” NPP government. The former President also urged Ghanaians to vote for change in the 2024 general elections, promising to restore the…

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BECE: Nine arrested for exam malpractices

 Nine individuals have been arrested over examination malpractices in the ongoing Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). The arrests, which include seven teachers occurred in various locations, including Bekwai in the Ashanti Region and Tema in the Greater Accra Region. The examination, which began on Monday, July 8, proceeded peacefully despite prior concerns about the rising…

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International style brand Larry Jay, project’s Ghana’s pioneering role in using fashion to tackle waste dumping,on US TV

Leading the sustainable fashion charge and projecting Ghana’s pioneering role in tackling the dumping of second hand goods on her shores, creative Ghanaian design house, Larry Jay, whose collections feature unisex garments of hand tied and dyed, handwoven, and upcycled fabrics, is fast becoming the toast of the fashion world. Led by Creative Director, Mohammed…

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Telecel Ghana Calls for Bold Action on Cross-Border Mobile Money Interoperability

Mobile Financial Services Manager for telecel Ghana, Judith Adumua-Bossman, has called for collective action on the implementation of cross-border mobile money interoperability to accelerate business and trade across the continent. Delivering a thought-provoking speech on the readiness of telcos for cross border interoperability at the Africa Prosperity Network’s Symposium on ‘Scaling Up Interoperability: Using Mobile…

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Four teachers picked up for assisting students at Bekwai – WAEC

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has revealed that four teachers have been caught engaging in examination malpractices at Bekwai in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.  The Basic Education Certificate Examination which began on Monday, July 8, in various centres across the country has been smooth and peaceful amid several warnings from stakeholders to candidates…

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