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Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan to play in India

Former Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan is heading to the India Super League after joining NorthEast United on a free transfer. Gyan will travel to Guwahati this weekend to begin the latest leg of a career that has spanned ten clubs and three continents already and he says he is looking forward to it. “I am extremely excited to start this new chapter in my career,” the 33-year-old said. “I have heard great things about NorthEast United FC and the Indian Super League and I am thrilled to be a part…

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The inspiring story of Ghana’s first female Aircraft Marshaller

Success they say will not come on a silver platter but it will always take a dent of hard work for one to achieve. That is the story of a Ghanaian single mother who defied all odds in-spite of all the challenges she had to go through to achieve her dream job. The success journey of Felicia Edem Attipoe whose dream was to reach greatness was duly noticed in her home country. She has been honoured with Ghana Most Inspiring Women’s Award in Accra. Ms Attipoe at age 23, became…

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Ghana: Clinician dumps baby in morgue ‘alive’

A physician assistant at a hospital in Ghana’s Upper East Region has reportedly dumped a baby in morgue despite being told the child is alive. The physician declared the baby boy dead, unaware that the infant was only in “coma”. Even though the baby reportedly jerked back to life, the health officer insisted the boy was dead and dispatched the body to the morgue. Grieving relatives are outraged at the development claiming their child was killed prematurely by the health official. They want to take action against the hospital as…

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Ghana: Four kidnapped girls confirmed dead by police

Police in Ghana have confirmed the death of four girls that went missing in 2018 in Western Ghana. The girls were reported to have been kidnapped but bodies believed to belong to them were discovered in August of this year. Police confirmed retrieving some bodies from a septic tank behind a house, one of the suspects used to live in. The key suspect in the case led the special operation team of the police to the scene where the bodies were kept. Although it was widely reported that the bodies…

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Ghana: Chaos as parents seek school placement for their kids

Tiring and a frustrating exercise – the cry of thousands of parents and their wards who trooped Ghana’s Independence Square to obtain placement into high schools. Placement in schools in Ghana for the past ten years has been computerized. The Computerized School Placement System, CSPS allots basic school students their places of studies in high schools. That system until recently proved effective and for many is still effective but the government’s free education policy meant there were more numbers than school facilities to accommodate them. The large numbers have become…

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Ghana: Teenager commits suicide over school placement

A 15-year-old Junior High School (JHS) graduate has committed suicide by hanging at a town called Agona Asafo in Central Ghana. According to Ghana’s News Agency, the teenager hanged himself for not securing his preferred senior high school. Isaac Arhin, according to reports had wished to be placed in a school in central Ghana under the country’s computer selection School Placement System (CSSPS). He was however placed in a school in a town called Kwahu Tafo in the Eastern Ghana. When his family expressed concerns in financing his trip to…

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The 22-year old Ghanaian lady who slept with 700 men

A Ghanaian lady called Charlotte Abena Serwaa Ghanabah has told local media that she has had sexual encounters with about 700 men. She is quoted by local news portal GhPage to have said that some of the 700 men she had slept with were well known Ghanaian celebrities. Abena claimed to have started having sex at the age of 14 years while in school. The lady who doesn’t regret her sexual encounters with many men said her first sex was with her 56-year-old headmaster. Abena is now naming those she…

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Ghana launches immunization against polio virus

Immunization of children under five years against Polio Type-2 has begun in Ghana’s capital, Accra. The exercise follows the detection of a positive case of polio virus in environmental samples in Accra and Chereponi in the Northern Region where a two-year-old girl tested positive to the Type Two polio virus and the detection of the specific polio virus in environmental samples. The Ghana Health Service has since issued an alert since it has been ten years since the last polio case was recorded. At a ceremony to launch the exercise,…

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The Ghanaian woman changing sex conversations in Africa

In 2009, 41-year old Ghanaian feminist and blogger, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah and another colleague, Malaka Grant launched a project to spark conversations around sex and sexuality. The aim at the time was to create a platform for African women to freely talk about their sexual experiences. A website for that was launched and for ten years now the digital platform has been a space for many women, who regularly write about their experiences in their bedrooms. Thousands of women have equally visited the “Adventures from the Bedrooms of African Women”…

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Ghana: 51-year-old trader sits same exam with own child

A 51-year old trader’s quest to further her education in Ghana means she had to sit same basic school exam alongside her own child. Comfort Nutsugah is reported by Ghana’s News Agency to have taken advantage of government’s Free Senior High School Policy to further her education. The mother of six sells used clothing after school hours and has now gained entry into technical school in Ghana’s Volta region. The first-year General Arts Student of the Keta Senior High Technical School told the Ghana News Agency that she went back…

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