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Black Stars to leave for US on Saturday

The Black Stars of Ghana will leave Accra on Saturday for US ahead of their double header with the Yankees and the Mexican national team. The Stars are having their training schedules at the Accra Sports Stadium but will jet off to US this weekend to wrap-up their preparations for ...

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Ghanaian pleads guilty to making bomb threat at US University

A Ghanaian who was arrested in April after telling his date that he was a terrorist and would blow up her University of Massachusetts dormitory pleaded guilty on Monday to a single charge of threatening to commit a crime. Abdul F. Ismail entered the plea in Eastern Hampshire Court, admitting ...

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Pediatric patients at FOCOS benefit from Healing Words Foundation

Healing Words Foundation, a US-based NGO, recently donated a variety of literary items to pediatric patients at the FOCOS Orthopaedic Hospital, to help improve upon their reading skills. Approximately 150 books, ranging from non-fiction to reference books written in English and Amharic, were presented to the children, many coming from ...

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State burial for Captain Mahama

  President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has ordered that the lynched late Captain Maxwell Adams Mahama be given a full state burial. The President also promoted the late Captain Mahama posthumously to the Rank of Major with effect from May 29, 2017. Thus the day Major Mahama was murdered and ...

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Ghana Armed Forces train US counterparts in jungle warfare

Scores of soldiers from the United States of America have been schooled in jungle warfare by Ghanaian instructors at the Jungle Warfare School at the Achiase military base in Akim Oda. A total of 63 soldiers comprised of US Forces aligned with US Army Africa spent last week at the ...

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Ghanaian woman dies while walking from US border into Canada

A 57-year-old woman said to be a Ghanaian died near the Manitoba border after trying to cross the border from United States of America (U.S.A) to Canada on foot. According to the Kittson County Sheriff’s office, a preliminary autopsy indicated that the victim identified as Mavis Otuteye died from hypothermia. ...

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US withdrawal will not end climate accord – Kofi Annan

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has said that the US withdrawal from the Paris agreement on climate change should challenge other countries “to increase their efforts to address climate change.” Mr Annan’s comments were part of a statement issued by The Elders, a group formed by Nelson Mandela to ...

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US supports blood safety project in Ghana

A blood safety and information (BSIS) system has been launched for the National Blood Service, Ghana (NBSG), in Accra. The electronic information management system will help track blood donor information from the point of donation, through laboratory testing, processing, storage and distribution to health facilities. The system is being operated ...

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Government offers incentives to attract Ghanaians abroad

  Government is set to offer incentives to attract Ghanaians abroad to return home to help in the country’s development as part of a new diaspora engagement policy. Foreign Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botwe announced this when she launched Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary in the UK. The policy will target “Ghanaians ...

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