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7-hour siege at Somali hotel ends with10 deaths

Somali Security forces have shot to death five attackers who officials said were behind a raid Tuesday evening on an upscale hotel near the presidential palace, officials said. At least five people were killed in the attack and scores rescued, officials said. Among those killed is a former judge and …

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Crocodile kills Pastor Inside River During Baptism

According to BBC A crocodile has killed a Protestant pastor who was baptizing followers near a lake in southern Ethiopia. Docho Eshete was conducting the ceremony for about 80 people on Sunday morning at Lake Abaya in Arba Minch town’s Merkeb Tabya district. Residents and police told BBC Amharic a …

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80% of HIV patients in Ghana are Christians – AIDS Commission

The Ghana AIDS Commission has revealed that Christians constitute about 80 per cent of Persons Living HIV (PLHIV) in Ghana. Officials attribute the trend to less active social mobilisation and community participation in the campaign on risk behaviours. Speaking at an event in to mark World Aids Day at Kwadaso …

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Chilean plane en route to Antarctica disappears with 38 on board

A military plane with 38 people on board has disappeared en route to Antarctica, Chile’s air force says. The C-130 Hercules transport aircraft took off from Punta Arenas at 16:55 local time (19:55 GMT), and operators lost contact soon after 18:00 (21:00). Those missing include 17 crew and 21 passengers. …

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Russian court sentences 11 for Saint Petersburg bombing

A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced 11 people to terms including life in prison after finding them guilty of a deadly bomb attack on the Saint Petersburg metro in 2017. Abror Azimov, a 29-year-old from Kyrgyzstan, was sentenced by a military court in Russia’s second biggest city to life in …

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Teacher Unions sabotaging us with their strike – Govt

Government has described the ongoing strike by Teacher Unions as sabotage after their meeting with the unions ended inconclusively. Government’s meeting with the teacher unions to resolve the issue of legacy arrears did not end well, the PRO for the Education Ministry, Vincent Ekow Assafuah speaking to Joy FM accused …

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SHS closed over bedbugs

A piece of information gathered has it that the Students at Mayani Secondary School in Dedza have been sent home following the temporary closure of the institution due to an outbreak of bedbugs. The school, like many other schools in the country, was supposed to close this term on 21 …

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Chantan Zone Of COP Supports Experimental Schools

Chantan, Nii Okaiman and Israel Districts of the Church of Pentecost in the Kaneshie Area on Thursday, 5th December, 2019, visited and donated 100 bags of cement worth GHC 3, 100.00 to the Abeka Motorway Basic School and Chantan M. A. Experimental Basic School which share a common compound as …

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Teachers begin strike today over unpaid salaries

Teachers across the country’s public schools are this morning beginning a strike to demand payment of their salary arrears. Three unions, the Ghana National Association of Teachers(GNAT), the National Association of Graduate Teachers(NAGRAT) and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers(CCT) had earlier given Education officials a December 5, 2019 deadline to …

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Girls in rural areas forced to exchange sex for sanitary pads

Accessing Menstrual Management Products in rural parts of Ghana is still a challenge forcing many teenage girls to sometimes exchange sex for Sanitary pads. The high prevalence of poverty in rural parts of Ghana continues to worsen the plight of young girls who in desperate attempts to have menstrual hygiene …

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Renowned German evangelist Reinhard Bonnke is dead

Reinhard Bonnke, German Christian evangelist, who is credited to have overseen the recorded conversion of 77 million people to Christianity has died at age 79 ABC News can report. The renowned evangelist died on Saturday according to a communication put out by his wife Anni Bonnke. “Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, …

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Kokofu D/A JHS closed down after assault on headteacher

The Kokofu D/A Junior High School near Goaso in the Ahafo region has been closed down temporarily following an assault on the headteacher a week ago. A group of young men and women stormed the school premises and assaulted the headteacher for canning a pupil of the school. According to …

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Boy, 5, invites entire class to watch his adoption

A five-year-old boy in Michigan has invited his whole kindergarten class to witness his legal adoption – and warmed hearts across the world. The youngster, identified as Michael, formally joined his new family at Kent County court on Thursday. A photo shared by Kent County on Facebook showed the little …

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Strike by teacher unions shocking and illegal – GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES) is shocked at the decision by three teacher unions to embark on a strike on Monday over supposed delays in the payment of their arrears. According to GES, the industrial action declared by the teachers is illegal and ‘grossly an abuse of principle of good …

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I will win impeachment fight – Trump

A defiant President Donald Trump predicted Thursday he “will win,” after the Democratic Speaker of the House of Representatives gave the green light for impeachment. “The good thing is that the Republicans have NEVER been more united. We will win!” Trump tweeted. Speaker Nancy Pelosi earlier asked her party to …

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GES shocked by ‘illegitimate’ Teacher Unions strike

The Ghana Education Service is shocked by the decision of three Teacher Unions to embark on a strike over the non-payment of salary arrears. The three Unions – Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana (CCT-GH) – declared the …

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‘Barca’ Players Killed By Lightning

Messi-less lightning strikes Chiengi team, ECL mourns FIVE players, two of them brothers, from a local amateur football club with a famous name in Chiengi, Luapula, have been killed by lightning. The local community was plunged into mourning on Sunday when lightning struck a field the players were cultivating as …

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GNAT, NAGRAT, CCT declare strike over delay in releasing their arrears

Three Teacher Unions — the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT) have declared a strike. The nationwide industrial action is expected to take effect from Monday, December 9, 2019. According to them, checks have revealed that …

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Teachers declare strike

Ghana’s major teacher unions – GNAT, NAGRAT and CCT-G – have declared a nationwide strike, beginning Monday, December 9. This was made known to journalists at a joint press conference held on Thursday, December 5. More to follow. . . Source: 3news.com

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Kuwait bans the hiring of Ghanaian domestic workers

The Kuwaiti has banned the hiring of domestic workers from Ghana and 24 other African countries including Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Gambia among others. This is according to a list issued by the Interior Ministry’s General Directorate of Residency, Kuwaiti news outlet Mubasher reported. In 2016, Kuwait’s Interior Ministry had reportedly …

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Man arrested for calling a telecom company 24,000 times to complain

A 71-year-old man who allegedly made 24,000 toll-free calls to a telecoms provider to complain that the company had violated his contract has been arrested by police in Japan. The man, identified as Akitoshi Okamoto, was taken into police custody on November 26 on suspicion of “fraudulent obstruction of business,” …

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