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GES orders audit of school buildings after KG collapse

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In the wake of the death of six pupils at the Breman Jamra KG Methodist in the Central Region, the Ghana Education Service (GES), has ordered an immediate audit of all school buildings under the service in the country. According to the service, the audit is to assess all public school buildings to prevent another tragedy. Six pupils of the ...

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Twitter staff give $1m to fight Trump order

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Staff at social media company Twitter have donated more than $1m (£790,000) to the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU has pledged to fight President Donald Trump’s temporary ban on refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries. The civil rights group has reportedly raised more than $24m in online donations in the past few days. Taxi hailing company Lyft previously ...

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Transport Ministry to reconsider Atuabo free port project

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Transport Minister Nominee, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah says his outfit will reconsider the proposal to create a free port at Atuabo in the Western region to assess its contribution to the development of the country’s transport sector. Mr. Asiamah explains that the project should propel private sector growth if its operations are streamlined in order not to interfere with the work ...

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Is there a future for Ghana gospel music? [Article]

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The Gospel Music Industry over the years has faced major challenges but before I get into that and how some of these predicaments can be rectified, let’s begin with a ride through the genealogy of Ghanaian Gospel music. It chiefly begun with people who were inspired by the great commission of Christ to evangelize through music. They translated the word ...

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Frank Acheampong: We have learnt our lessons

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Black Stars winger Frank Acheampong believes Ghana’s painful defeat at the hands of Cote D’Ivoire in the last edition of the Afcon has galvanized the team as they seek a return to the finals of the competition. However, Ghana will have to overcome the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the semi-finals at the Stade de Franceville in order to progress ...

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Police begin investigations into Breman Gyambra KG school collapse

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  The Asikuma Odoben-Abrakwa District Police Command has commenced investigations into the death of six pupils of the Breman Gyambra Methodist Kindergarten School. The death, which shocked the entire community, left family members and loved ones reeling in pain. The six pupils were confirmed dead after their dilapidated classroom block collapsed Tuesday   Morning. Three other pupils are who are ...

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Transfer deadline day: Premier League clubs net January profit

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Premier League clubs have recorded a transfer window profit for the first time – despite spending reaching a six-year January high of £215m. Southampton and Burnley made late deadline-day deals, while Odion Ighalo moved from Watford to China for £20m. Saints paid about £14m for Napoli’s Manolo Gabbiadini, and the Clarets brought in Robbie Brady for up to £13m. However, ...

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Parliament to resume sitting as ministerial vetting continues

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They are the Minister nominee for Lands and Forestry, John Peter Amewu; Minister nominee for Works and housing, Samuel Atta Akyea and the Minister nominee for Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour Awuah. ministerial-vetting-69 Parliament will also, later today, resume sitting following a weekend of orientation for new members and accusations of bribery. On Friday evening, the House held an ...

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