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69-year-old actress trolled for ‘too sexy’ photos

When Rajini Chandy posted pictures from her glamorous photoshoot on Facebook recently, she didn’t anticipate they would go viral and attract vicious trolls. The photos show the 69-year-old housewife-turned-actress, who’s generally seen in colorful elegant saris, dressed in a jumpsuit, long dresses, a pair of distressed jeans, and a short …

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Schools remain closed despite reopening across the country

Some Junior High School (JHS) students in the Kumasi Metropolis of the Ashanti Region have said despite the reopening of schools across the country, their schools remain closed. The students who reported to school on Friday, 15 January, 2020, were unable to access their classrooms as the doors and windows …

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Dutch Rutte government resigns over child welfare fraud scandal

Mark Rutte’s government has stepped down after thousands of families were wrongly accused of child welfare fraud and told to pay money back. Families suffered an “unparalleled wrong”, Dutch MPs decided, with tax officials, politicians, judges and civil servants leaving them powerless. Many of those affected were from an immigrant …

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Drogba’s 20-year-old marriage collapses

Premier League legend, Didier Drogba, has reluctantly announced on social media that his marriage is over, ending his relationship of more than 20 years after a mysterious video of him in bed with another woman surfaced last year. The former Ivory Coast forward was seen bare-chested in bed with a …

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Pay us or we hit the streets – NUGS to SLTF

The National Union of Ghana Students has sent a stern warning to the Students Loan Trust Fund to immediately pay students their loans or they will hit the streets very soon across the country. According to the union Managers of the SLTF seem to be taking the students of the …

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COVID infections in Ghana alarming, dire – GMA

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has described the rate of COVID-19 infections in Ghana as “alarming and dire”. According to the GMA, there is the need for increased public awareness campaign and strict adherence to prevention protocols in order to stem the tide of infections in the country. “This increasing …

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Trump impeached for ‘inciting’ US Capitol riot

The US House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection” at last week’s Capitol riot. Ten Republicans sided with Democrats to impeach the president by 232-197. He is the first president in US history to be impeached twice, or charged with crimes by Congress. Mr Trump, …

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37 Military Hospital Emergency Unit closed Down

The 37 Military Hospital will close down it’s Medical and Emergency Unit (MEU) to the general public from Thursday, January 14th, to Thursday, February 4th 2021 to conduct a fumigation exercise. A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency and signed by Colonel E. Aggrey-Quashie, Director Public Relations, Ghana Armed …

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US executes woman on federal death row

Lisa Montgomery – the only female inmate on federal death row in the US – has been executed for murder.   She received a lethal injection at a prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, after a last-minute stay of execution was lifted by the US Supreme Court. The case attracted attention …

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Full list of candidates vying for the UG Vice-Chancellor office

Some seven persons have been announced as those vying for the office of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana. Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu is the current Vice-Chancellor of the University but his tenure ends on 31st July 2021. The seven vying for the office include the two Pro-Vice-Chancellors of …

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TEWU to begin nationwide strike today

Members of the Teachers’ and Educational Workers’ Union (TEWU) will today, Wednesday, January 13, 2021, begin a nationwide strike to press home their demand for better conditions of service. TEWU says the failure of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission to conclude negotiation on the demands by its members for …

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Pogba strike sends Man Utd top with win at Burnley

Paul Pogba’s second-half volley was enough to give Manchester United victory at Burnley and send them three points clear at the top of the Premier League. United dominated a contest in which Burnley failed to register a single shot on target until stoppage time. But they were struggling to make …

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Impeachment: Republicans begin to turn on Trump

A race by Democrats to remove President Donald Trump from office is gathering momentum as some of his fellow Republicans begin to break ranks. The House of Representatives’ third most senior Republican, Liz Cheney, said she would vote to impeach Mr Trump over last week’s storming of Congress. Earlier, the …

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Once again, Ghanaian basic schools resume without textbooks

Relevant stakeholders in the education sector— Ministry of Education(MoE), Ghana Education Service(GES), National Council for Curriculum Assessment (NaCCA)— jointly discarded the old curriculum for  Primary schools and subsequently implemented a new curriculum. The new curriculum took effect from the 2019/2020 academic year with no textbooks to aid in effective teaching …

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TEWU begins nationwide strike tomorrow over conditions of service

From Wednesday, 13th January 2020, all members of the Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union (TEWU) will lay down their tools over the government’s failure to finalise their conditions of service. According to TEWU their strike is due to the inability of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) to conclude …

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Yaa Billionx Feat. Twinsnation – Y3nkankyer3 Wo

This is a direct heavy Drill, we bring to you another massive presentation from the camp of Billionx Family as they kick-start their new year’s first entry. Self-acclaimed best female rapper Yaa Billionx has nothing to fear when it comes to flow and lyrical depiction. This time she teamed up …

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Pope’s doctor dies of COVID-19

Pope Francis’ personal doctor has died of complications related to Covid-19, the Vatican has announced. Fabrizio Soccorsi, 78, was chosen by the pontiff as his personal physician in 2015. His death was announced in L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, on Saturday. Dr Soccorsi was being treated in hospital in Gemelli Hospital for cancer …

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Trump impeachment: Democrats prepare to act over Capitol riot

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has shared with lawmakers plans to remove President Donald Trump from office before starting an impeachment process. The House of Representatives would vote on a resolution calling on Vice-President Mike Pence to remove Mr Trump’s presidential powers. If this move fails, Democrats will introduce a …

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KNUST reacts to reports saying 17 persons died in fire incident

School authorities of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have dismissed claims that seventeen (17) lives were lost during a fire outbreak on Sunday, January 10. In an issued statement signed by Deputy Registrar, University Relations, the institution urged parents and students to pay no attention to rumours …

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Weeds takeover basic schools in Western Region

Weeds have now taken over the compounds of some basic schools in the Western Region following the long closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, some of the school blocks have developed serious cracks on them. With barely a week to the reopening, the situation in some schools visited by the Ghana …

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[VIDEO]: Reported fire outbreak on KNUST main campus in Kumasi

There has been a reported incident of fire outbreak on the Campus of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Sunday dawn. Though details of the fire outbreak are sketchy, initial reports on social media were that the fire outbreak happened at the Republic Hall, one of the halls …

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EC files response, says Mahama’s election Petition is ‘untenable’

The Electoral Commission of Ghana (EC) has filed its Response to the election petition filed by the Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress, former President John Dramani Mahama, challenging the declaration of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Nana Akufo-Addo and the EC who are respondents to …

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