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Ghana: Minister quits job over alleged stashed cash

A Ghanaian minister, Cecilia Abena Dapaah has been forced to leave her job after court documents revealed that she may have stashed cash amounting to millions of dollars at her home. Media reports last Friday revealed that the minister who was in charge of sanitation, reported two of her maids to the police for stealing money from her. The maid… Read More
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Ghana seeks China’s support to restructure its debt

Ghana is seeking China to join its ongoing external debt restructuring efforts as it pushes for an IMF bailout this year. China is leading creditor to Ghana and other African countries. For Ghana to secure an IMF deal this year, it would have to restructure its debt levels. Ghana’s debt levels are unsustainable and has to be brought to a… Read More
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Ghana: 8 students dismissed for insulting the president

Eight students in Ghana have been sacked by their school for insulting the country’s president, Nana Akufo-Addo, local media reported. The students from the Chiana Senior High School in the Upper East Region of the country had earlier been placed on suspension for the alleged act. The Ghana Education Service (GES) announced their dismissal after launching an investigation into the… Read More
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Ghana: Anger over Meek Mill’s ‘presidential’ music video

Some Ghanaians have expressed anger over the use of the presidency by American rapper Meek Mill for a music video. During his recent visit to the West African country, Meek Mill met President Nana Akufo -Addo at the Jubilee House. The meeting was facilitated by Gyankroma Akufo- Addo, daughter of the President. It coincided with his visit to the country… 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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Ghana’s President Akufo Addo booed at international musical event

– – Ghanaian President, Nana Addo Akufo-Addo was booed by disenchanted Ghanaians when he mounted the stage to address the Global Citizen Festival hosted in the West African country. President Akufo Addo walked on stage to deliver a speech on Saturday only to meet many of the revellers chanting for him to leave the stage. A section of the crowd… Read More
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Ghana’s President sacks ‘TikTok dancing’ minister

– – Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo on Thursday sacked her Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Sarah Adwoa Safo. The minister has for months been at the centre of a lot of controversy for staying away from job. She had justified that decision with the need to attend to her sick child in the USA and also getting the… Read More
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Mali’s military leaders now want a four-year transition period

– – Mali’s military rulers have revised their earlier request for a five year transition period to four years. In a letter to the chair of ECOWAS, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo, the coup leaders have said they can work towards elections within four years. Mali’s military leaders carried out a coup in August 2020, deposing then president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.… Read More
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Ghanaians call for their country to be fixed with a street protest

– – Thousands of Ghanaians mainly young people on Wednesday staged a street protest, demonstrating over the state of the country’s economy and general state of development. What started as a social media campaign months ago with the hashtag #Fixthecountry, has now become a major movement led by young people. Wednesday’s protest lasted for over four hours with protesters holding… Read More
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Ghana’s President wants Hudson-Odoi to play for Black Stars

Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo has said he wants Chelsea footballer, Callum Hudson-Odoi to play for the Black Stars. Hudson-Odoi is a Ghanaian-born and has already played for England but still has the possibility of switching nationality to play for Ghana. On Monday, 7th June 2021, the Chelsea player who is on holidays in Ghana paid a courtesy call on President… Read More