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Ghana withdraws travel advisory against Nigerian trips

– – Ghana has made a u-turn about an advisory note it issued to its nationals against travelling to Nigeria. The country’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs earlier cautioned Ghanaians against making non-essential travels to Abuja. In a statement, the Foreign Ministry said this was due to high level of terrorism and armed conflict among others. It also attributed the situation… Read More
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Ghana’s president sacks minister over alleged impropriety

Charles Adu Boahen Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday sacked one of his ministers serving at the finance ministry. Charles Adu Boahen, the minister of state for finance, was sacked after allegations of impropriety contained in an investigative documentary work carried out by Ghanaian investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas. Adu Boahen was seen in a video posted online by the… Read More
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Ghanaian YouTuber denied call to the Bar over her LGBTQ+ stance

A popular Ghanaian YouTuber, Elorm Ababio, also known as Ama Governor has been denied a call the Ghana Bar over her stance on LGBTQ+. The rights activist successful completed the professional law program that saw her pass her exams and the required interview session but will not join her colleagues on Friday when they are formally declared lawyers. Ama Governor… Read More
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Ghana: Protesters demand president resigns amid economic hardships

– – Ghanaian protesters on Saturday demanded that their president Nana Akufo-Addo resigns amid a worsening economic crisis. Thousands of them marched through Ghana’s capital Accra expressing displeasure at the state of governance and economic hardships. It’s hurts that I didn’t start recording this guy early! The things he said eh! You can’t sit in your homes and talk and… Read More
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The black surgeon giving hope to the vulnerable in Africa

– – Inside a hospital operating room in Ghana’s volta regional town of Ho, doctors spend hours over a one-week period to perform essential reconstructive surgeries on hundreds of people many with accidental and congenital deformities including burns and Goiter. The leader of the team is the US-based black celebrated plastic surgeon, Dr. Michael Obeng who is also considered controversial… Read More
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Ghana: Ruling party MPs demand the sacking of the finance minister

– – Members of parliament from Ghana’s ruling party on Tuesday asked the country’s president, Nana Akufo-Addo to sack his finance minister. The blame the finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta and one of his deputies for eroding the confidence in the country’s economy. The MPs told reporters in Accra that sacking the finance minister who is also the President’s cousin will… Read More
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Ghana: Traders suspend closure of shops over economic crisis

– – Ghanaian traders on Friday suspended their strike action over worsening economic crisis in the West African nation. On Wednesday the traders mostly in the capital, Accra closed their shops to protest the high cost of doing business and general economic hardship. The leaders of the striking traders had said the shops would remain closed until Monday, October 24,… Read More
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Ghanaian traders close shops in protest of high cost of doing business

– – Members of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), have closed their shops across the country in protest of the high cost of doing business in recent times. Their leaders tell Africa Feeds that the shops would be closed until Monday, October 24. They also insist that the continuous plummeting of the Ghanaian currency, the Cedi on the… Read More
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Ghana’s cedi is the world’s worst-performing currency

– – Ghana’s currency the cedi on Monday become the world’s worst-performing currency in 2022. The West African nation is facing serious economic crisis and now in discussions with the International Monetary Fund for a bailout. The depreciating levels of the cedi though is compounding the economic plights of citizens and businesses. This year the cedi has lost value to… Read More
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Ghana to block 10 million SIM cards

– – Ghanaian authorities have announced that they will block about 10 million SIM cards by the end of this month as the re-registration window draws to a close. The National Communications Authority, the industry regulator will on 31 October disconnect data and voice services of unverified cards after a year of nationwide registration campaign. In July, the communication authority… Read More