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Embassy of Israel launches Cultural Week 

THE INNOVATIVE, energetic and vibrant cultural scenes of Israel will literally be made alive in Accra from Thursday, 26th October to Wednesday, 1st November 2017 at the Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City. The Embassy of the State of Israel in Ghana, in collaboration with the Kempinski Hotel in Accra, will …

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Ghana national herbal entrepreneurs to be honoured

BY RAMSON ACQUAH- HAYFORD NYAMEDUA HERBAL and Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has launched 2017 Ghana National Herbal Awards (GNHA) in Kumasi to improve Ghana herbal products to compete with other herbal products on the international market. The awards event, slated for January 6, 2018 in Kumasi, is also to honour …

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First African Air expo kicks off today

BY ROSEMOND BOATENG ADDAI Rosemond.adjetey@yahoo.com OVER 300 industry investors and exhibitors are expected to be at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra to witness the first ever Aerospace and Aviation Exhibition for West Africa today. The expo under the auspices of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Aviation Ministry …

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Election of MMDCEs non-negotiable- Dr Ndoum

DR PAPA Kwesi Nduom, the 2016 presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has reiterated that the election of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) and assembly members is non-negotiable. Dr Nduom said this on Saturday at the fourth National Convention of the PPP organised in Bolgatanga, …

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Can new Regions Commission look into administrative capital for Ghana? File photo: Map of Ghana

BY NANA YAW OSEI Minnesota, USA, Nyawosei@hotmail.com TELL ME about the last time you desired for a part time job to supplement family income. Naturally, there is nothing impossible unless impossibility happens. But for traffic jams, combining two or three jobs in the city of Accra could be a terrific experience …

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NPP youth threaten to attack school feeding coordinators

BY ELIASU TANKO CHAOS CONTINUES to overwhelm the Northern Regional Secretariat of the School Feeding Programme as the Burma Camp youth has threatened to deploy armed men to attack Zonal Coordinators of the programme. “We have picked information that the unconcluded handpicked zonal coordinators have been asked to resume work …

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Justin Timberlake to make Super Bowl Return

AMERICAN SINGER Justin Timberlake is to headline next year’s Bowl half-time show, 14 years after his role in Janet Jackson’s infamous ‘Wardrobe Malfunction”. The US pop star revealed the news on his Twitter feed – with a little help from talk show host Jimmy Fallon. Timberlake sang at the 2001 Super Bowl …

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Stacy Amoateng to be honoured at Ghana Peace Awards

ACTRESS AND TV presenter, Anastasia Manuela Addae, known in showbiz circles as Stacy Amoateng, has been named among the tall list of prominent personalities in the country to be awarded at this year’s Ghana Peace Awards. The host of the award-winning TV show, ‘Restoration’, was carefully chosen as the best in her field for …

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Becca’s family supports her at ’10 Years and Counting’ concert

Afro-pop songstress Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong, known in the showbiz circles as Becca, had full support from her parents and stepmother at her 10th-year-anniversary-in-music concert. The concert, dubbed ’10 Years and Counting’, was held on Saturday, October 21, at the National Theatre in Accra. To prove their unconditional love for …

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E.L features in vogue magazine

PRIOR TO the release of his forthcoming ‘West African Vibes’ (WAVs) album, the ‘B.A.R.’ (Best African Rapper), E.L has been granted a feature in the prestigious fashion and style magazine – Vogue (USA). In his feature titled ‘How one Afrobeat superstar is reinventing Ghana’s most prized fashion treasure’, E.L spoke …

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