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Ms. Justina Predelus volunteering at the Kayayei vocational training center in Accra

Afia Justina, A Kayayei Volunteer

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Born in Miami, Florida, Justina Predelus, has always dreamt of discovering Africa, the land of her ancestors, and to support the empowerment of girls and young women in the continent. Her dream came true when in 2016 she came to Ghana as a volunteer, which was made possible by the Pamela B ...

Celebrating Val’s day—The Ideal Experience

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 How did you celebrate your valentine rsquo;s day? Well the story was quite exciting for staff and customers of Groupe Ideal. Over 800 staff were treated to a full surprise of branded chocolate to feel the atmosphere of love. This is how special and different February 14 was celebrated by Groupe I ...

Ghana receives international applause for reducing FGM practice

Monday, January 30, 2017 By Josephine Nyarkoh, GNA Kumasi, Jan 30, GNA - Ghana has received international applause for the substantial reduction in the prevalence of female genital mutilation (FGM) practice among girls aged 15 to 19 years. It is now said to be around two per cent, one quarter of what it was 30 years ago ...

Wiyaala partners King Ayisoba

Monday, January 30, 2017 By Cecilia Diesob, GNA Accra, Jan. 30, GNA - The King of Kologo Music, King Apozora Ayisoba and Noella Wiyaala an Afro pop singer-songwriter, who sings in her native Sissala and Waale dialects and English are set to collaborate to release a new song together by the end of 2017. In an interview w ...

Agricultural Minister-designate misinformed Parliament on Plant Breeders Bill - PFAG

Monday, January 30, 2017 Accra, Jan. 30, GNA - The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has expressed disappointment in the attempt by the Minister-designate of Agriculture and some Vetting Committee members to misinform Ghanaians about the implication of the Plant Breeders Bill. The Association said what even sad ...

Two remanded for alleged bag snatching

Monday, January 30, 2017 Half-Assini, WR, Jan 30, GNA - The Half-Assini Magistrate Court in Western Region has remanded two men into police custody for allegedly stealing the hand bag of one madam Agatha Cobbold. The two, Benjamin Amihere,35 driver and Mathias Armakah,19, Vulcanizer were charged on two counts of Conspira ...

World Vision Ghana collaborates with Microsoft over unemployment

Monday, January 30, 2017 By Julius K.Satsi, GNA Accra, Jan. 30, GNA - The World Vision Ghana, has partnered Microsoft to salvage the huge unemployment of the youth in Ghana through the implementation of the YouthSpark project. Speaking at an event Sagane Thiaus, the Operations Director at the World Vision Ghana said the ...

Defiled Water Seller case adjourned

Monday, January 30, 2017 By Joyce Danso, GNA Accra, Jan. 30, GNA - Hearing of a case of which a 13-year-old iced water seller was allegedly defiled by four men now at large at Madina Zongo Junction Lorry Park has been adjourned to February 13. Sulemana Mohammed Razak who was arrested as one of the suspects and arraigned ...

Alliance Francaise launches 2017 Batakari Festival

Monday, January 30, 2017 By Cecilia Diesob, GNA Accra, Jan. 30, GNA - The King of Kologo Music, King Ayisoba in collaboration with the French Embassy has launched the fourth edition of the Batakari Festival in Accra. The event, which took place at the premises of Alliance Francaise, in Accra brought together most local ...

Focus on the present and future - Palmer Buckle urges NIB

Monday, January 30, 2017 Accra, Jan. 30, GNA - Archbishop Charles Palmer Buckle, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, has urged the management and staff of the National Investment Bank (NIB) to put behind their past and focus on the present and the future. This, he said, must be done with honesty, hard work and humility ...

We would be swift and firm in dealing with criminals - Commander

Monday, January 30, 2017 By Dorothy Frances Ward, GNA Addaikrom (Ash), Jan 30, GNA - Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Christian Dogbatse, the Atwima-Mponua District Commander, has warned of swift and firm action to deal with any breaches of the law in the area. He said they were never going to allow criminals to ...

Physician assistants congratulate new Health Minister

Monday, January 30, 2017 By Rachel Fosuah Osei, GNA Kumasi, Jan 30, GNA - The Ghana Physician Assistants Association has congratulated the Health Minister, Mr. Kwaku Agyemang Manu, on his appointment. The association said it had no doubt about his capability and that it was confident, he would bring his vast experience ...

Carpenter jailed 96 months for causing harm

Monday, January 30, 2017 Yussif Ibrahim, GNA Juaso (Ash), Jan 30, GNA - The Juaso Circuit Court, presided over by Mr. Fredrick Tetteh, has sentenced a carpenter, to 96 months imprisonment in hard labour for stabbing a student. Kwame Fosu, 29, was handed down the punishment after he pleaded guilty to the charge of causin ...
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