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Syria conflict: ‘Huge explosion’ rocks Damascus airport

    A large explosion has hit an area near Damascus international airport, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says. “The blast was huge and could be heard in Damascus,” said Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the UK-based monitoring group. The airport lies about 25 km (15 miles) south-east of Syria’s capital. The blast was reportedly followed by a large ...

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You are just stupid – A-Plus shockingly tells Kofi Adams over Ibrahim Mahama defense

  Musician/Comedian A Plus has described NDC National Organiser Kofi Adams as the epitome of stupidity, following the latter’s assertions that government’s attempts to retrieve state monies from Ibrahim Mahama is a case of witch hunting. In a rant on social networking site Facebook, A Plus tore into Adams for his claim. A Month Easily Numerous NDC officials have been ...

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Trump backs down on border wall funding

  Donald Trump has indicated he will scrap plans to find cash for his border wall in this week’s spending bill. The president’s close adviser, Kellyanne Conway, said funding for the wall would be left out of a budget measure that must pass by Friday. Building the wall, paid for by Mexico, was a key campaign promise. Democrats had threatened ...

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Coconut Grove didn’t have smoke detectors – Fire Service

  The Ghana National Fire Service has said blame for the Saturday fire at Coconut Grove Regency Hotel in Accra should be directed at the management of Group Nduom. The offices of GN Bank, Gold Coast Securities, Amansan TV and Business Television Africa were all affected by the fire at the hotel, which the fire service said could have been ...

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Stop witch-hunting Ibrahim Mahama, he’s no criminal – Kofi Adams

  The National Organiser of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams, has condemned the Economic and Organised Crimes Office’s (EOCO) handling of a case involving Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Engineers and Planners, Ibrahim Mahama, under the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration. He believes EOCO’s decision to invite Mr. Ibrahim Mahama and interrogate him on accusations of financial ...

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GN Bank, Gold Coast Securities funds safe – Groupe Nduom

Groupe Nduom, the parent company of GN Bank and Gold Coast Fund Management has announced that customer deposits at the companies are safe in spite of a fire disaster that razed the offices of the two companies on Saturday. It said the company will open for business on Monday to enable customers transaction regular business. A Saturday evening fire that ...

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The statistics behind El Clasico

Sunday’s El Clasico is as hotly anticipated a clash between the two giants of the Spanish game as there has been in recent memory with the LaLiga title potentially being decided, however there are a number of statistics behind the match that help set the stage for such an encounter. Real Madrid and Barcelona have been competing with each other ...

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ACCRA WAS DEVASTATED BY FLOOD

  Many parts of Ghana’s capital, Accra was devastated by floods following a hour’s downpour on Thursday evening. The situation made it very difficult for some motorists to continue their journeys due to the pressure of the flood waters on highways.   Residents in areas including Adabraka-Sahara in the capital, were left frustrated as they spent several hours into midnight ...

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We’ll not allow Galamsey to destroy our nation – Nana Addo

  President Nana Akufo Addo has reiterated his resolve to deal with illegal mining, popularly referred to as Galamsey. Speaking at a durbar at the Dormaahene’s Palace in the Brong Ahafo Region, Nana Akufo Addo said his administration shares the concerns of many Ghanaians who are calling for a total ban of the operations of illegal miners. “The Ghana handed ...

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