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West Ham boss confident of beating Man Utd in replay

    West Ham boss Slaven Bilic “fancies” his side to beat Manchester United in the FA Cup quarter-final replay at Upton Park – the last cup tie there. The teams drew 1-1 at Old Trafford on Sunday with the winners of the replay moving into the semi-finals at Wembley. “It’s going to be a […]

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Terror attacks on Cote D’Ivoire, Turkey despicable – Mahama

  President John Dramani Mahama has described as despicable and unconscionable the terrorists’ attacks on Cote d’Ivoire and Turkey at Grand Bassam Beach Resort and the Kizilay District respectively on Sunday, 13th March, 2016. The President expressed Ghana’s deepest condolences and sympathy to President Alassane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of […]

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Turkish president vows war on terror

  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to bring terrorism “to its knees” after an attack in the capital Ankara that killed at least 34 people. Mr Erdogan said the suicide car bomb would serve only to strengthen the resolve of Turkey’s security forces. The explosion, in Guven Park in the Kizilay district, a […]

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AU commends Ghana over new visa-on-arrival for AU citizens

  The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has welcomed Ghana’s decision to introduce a visa-on-arrival policy for citizens of African Union Member States. The President of Ghana, H.E. John Dramani Mahama, announced the decision in his State of the Nations address to the Ghanaian Parliament on 25 February 2016.“With […]

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Afrifa and Kotoka: Political Villains No. 1 (3)

    Let us admit, about 50 years on after the fact (of passing the one-party state bill into law) it is easy to rationalise that Nkrumah did it with good intentions.  Today, some senior citizens who were with Nkrumah in those days have been on television to offer interesting excuses why Nkrumah did it.  […]

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Pupils sit on walls during class hours at Nwowasu Primary

Jane Nana Opoku Agyemang is Education minister   The lack of school furniture has compelled scores of pupils at Nwowasu Presby Primary and Junior High School in the Sunyani municipality to resort to sitting on top of classroom walls to partake in class work. And the pupils who have been hit hard by this problem at this basic […]

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Shooting at Ivory Coast beach resort

  Gunmen have attacked a hotel at the beach resort of Grand Bassam in Ivory Coast, with casualties reported. Eyewitnesses say the unidentified assailants fired on guests. Unverified footage posted online shows people running away from the beach. Grand Bassam, about 40km (25 miles) east of the country’s main city Abidjan, is popular with Westerners. […]

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Arsenal 1-2 Watford: Hornets knock out FA Cup Champions

  Adlene Guedioura’s stunning goal helped Watford down Arsenal and book a place in the FA Cup semi-final. Arsenal were looking to win a third successive FA Cup, but were undone by Odion Igahlo and Guedioura. But Danny Welbeck’s late goal ensured it was a nervy end to the game for and the Arsenal striker […]