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Teacher licences, registration numbers to be out in May

  The National Teaching Council (NTC) of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced that it will begin issuing teacher licence and registration numbers to all qualified teachers in the Ghana Education Service as well as those in private institutions from May 2021. A letter from the Ghana Education Service …

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U.S. says Vietnam, Switzerland and Taiwan violate currency thresholds

The United States Department of the Treasury is seen in Washington, D.C., U.S., August 30, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday said it will continue enhanced engagement with Vietnam and Switzerland, and initiate similar talks with Taiwan after concluding all three countries met the criteria under …

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Hong Kong Billionaire Jimmy Lai Jailed For Protests

Hong Kong pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been sentenced to 14 months in prison after being found guilty of unauthorised assembly. Mr Lai was one of several activists in court on Friday who were earlier found guilty of charges relating to large pro-democracy demonstrations in 2019. The 73-year-old founder …

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2021 Gadangme Homecoming launched

Gadangmes in the diaspora on Thursday 13th April launched Gadangme Homecoming at AMA head office for Ghanaians in the diaspora. Among the many personalities and dignities that graced the occasion are Traditional Leader from the Gadangme Region, Archbishop Torto, Hon. E T Mensah,Pastor Lamptey, Sultan Nii Nortey Caesar Queen Asabea …

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Techniques for Preventing Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation occurs when you ejaculate during sexual intercourse sooner than you or you partner would like or before you’ve achieved satisfaction. Premature ejaculation is a common complaint. One out of three biological males say they’ve experienced it. It often occurs early in relationships when sexual excitement, anxiety, and overstimulation are …

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5 Best positions to avoid pregnancy

Whether you are still thinking about having kids right now or you just want to put the spice back into your love life, there are sexual positions you can still enjoy without having to fear getting knocked up. But there is a caveat: any penile vaginal penetration can always result in pregnancy. …

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Why are so many babies dying of Covid-19 in Brazil?

IMAGE COPYRIGHTJESSIKA RICARTE More than a year into the pandemic, deaths in Brazil are now at their peak. But despite the overwhelming evidence that Covid-19 rarely kills young children, in Brazil 1,300 babies have died from the virus. One doctor refused to test Jessika Ricarte’s one-year-old son for Covid, saying …

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Afghanistan: ‘We have won the war, America has lost’, say Taliban

Driving to Taliban-controlled territory doesn’t take long. Around 30 minutes from the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif, passing large craters left by roadside bombs, we meet our host: Haji Hekmat, the Taliban’s shadow mayor in Balkh district. Perfumed and in a black turban, he’s a veteran member of the group, having …

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Men urged to examine testes at least once a month

  A Urologist and Head of Department of Surgery at the Tamale Teaching Hospital has urged men to examine their testes at least once every month and report any possible disorders to a hospital. According to him, though testicular disorders, especially testicular cancer, are rare, early detection is necessary for …

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US poised to impose sanctions on Russia for cyber-attacks

IMAGE COPYRIGHTEPAimage captionThe Biden administration is expected to announce the sanctions as soon as Thursday The US government is set to issue a wide range of sanctions against Russia, according to reports. The move would be retaliation for cyber-attacks aimed at the US, including alleged interference in the 2020 presidential …

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Officer Charged Over Killing Of Black Motorist

IMAGE COPYRIGHTREUTERSimage captionKim Potter is being held at Hennepin County Jail A white police officer who shot dead a black motorist in Minnesota has been charged with second-degree manslaughter, prosecutors say. Officer Kim Potter has been arrested and will be held in custody. Mrs Potter says she shot Daunte Wright …

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West agree joint custody after divorce

IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES Kanye West has agreed to joint custody of his and Kim Kardashian’s four young children. His response mirrors Kardashian’s divorce filing from 19 February, which began the process of ending their almost seven year marriage. In both of their filings, the US rapper and the TV reality …

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Royal Brothers Pay Tribute To ‘Grandpa’ Prince Philip

IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGES The Dukes of Cambridge and Sussex have paid tribute to their grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh. In separate statements, Prince William described him as an “extraordinary man”, while Prince Harry said he was “a man of service, honour and great humour” and the “legend of banter”. “I …

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Polythene wrapped banku: A more deadly substitute for cigarettes?

  A report shared by a Facebook user claims that eating banku, local fermented corn and cassava based food wrapped in polythene, is equivalent to smoking 135 sticks of cigarettes. Initial investigations reveal that this claim has been seen making its rounds online. With this re-circulation, the discussion has picked …

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SC Zamalek crash out of Caf Champions League

  Egyptian giants SC Zamalek have crashed out of the Caf Champions League less than five months after being defeated in 2020 final. The Cairene heavyweights downed Senegal’s FC Teungueth 4-1 in their final group fixture on Saturday and appeared to be taking a giant step towards the knockout stages. …

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Karaivaz: Veteran crime journalist shot dead in Greece

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has ordered a speedy investigation after a veteran crime journalist was shot dead on Friday. Giorgos Karaivaz was shot at least six times with a silenced weapon by two men on a moped outside his home in Athens. His death “shocked us all,” said a …

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Rapper and actor DMX dies at 50

DMX, one of the most popular and successful rappers to emerge in the 1990s, died on Friday. He was 50. “We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50-years-old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his …

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, dies aged 99

The Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen’s “strength and stay” for 73 years, has died aged 99. Flags on landmark buildings in Britain were being lowered to half-mast as a period of mourning was announced. Prince Philip’s health had been slowly deteriorating for some time. He announced he was stepping down …

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Expert says George Floyd died from lack of oxygen

George Floyd died from a lack of oxygen as he was pinned “in a vice” against the street during his arrest, a doctor at the trial of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis has said. Intensive care doctor Martin Tobin said Mr Floyd had died of asphyxia from the way …

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