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Economy regains momentum, moves 6 places in latest World Bank report

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Ghana has made progress to improve the ease of doing business, according to the World Bank Group 2019 Doing Business Report - Training for Reform, released Wednesday. In the latest report, Ghana has improved its ranking to 114 out of 190 economies up six places from 120 in the 2018 Doing Business Report. Ghana’s ease

Commey gets final opponent for IBF title bout

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Ghana’s Richard Commey finally has a chance to fight for the IBF lightweight title, following Mikey Garcia’s announcement of vacating the title. Standing between the Ghanaian contender and the much-craved title is Russian, Isa Chaniev. Garcia has opted for a move up to the 147 pound division from 135 leaving the belt

La Liga boss keen to name player of the year trophy after Messi

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La Liga president Javier Tebas has proposed naming an award for the Spanish top flight’s MVP after Lionel Messi. Spain has a history of footballing awards named after some of its greatest-ever players. The Pichichi for the top goal scorer and the Zamora for the best goalkeeper in the La Liga league is

NPP’s Hopeson Adorye engages Gifty Osei

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Gospel musician, Empress Gifty Osei, will soon be wedded by a member of the communications team of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Hopeson Yaovi Adorye. There were rumours last week that Hopeson Adorye was getting married to Gifty Osei but Empress Gifty Osei denied the rumour. Mr Hopeson Adorye who is

FIFA bans Nyantakyi for life

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The former Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi has been banned for life by FIFA from all football-related activities. He has also been fined 500,000 Swiss Francs for various breaches of FIFA’s ethics as well as conflict of interest. The ruling contained in a statement issued by world's football governing body FIFA,

STATEMENT BY THE MEDIA COALITION ON THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION (RTI) BILL DELIVERED AT ITS MAIDEN PRESS CONFERENCE HELD ON MONDAY 29TH OCTOBER, 2018, AT THE INTERNATIONAL PRESS CENTER, ACCRA

Media Coalition on RTI

Good afternoon colleagues from the fourth estate, members of the Media Coalition on RTI, friends from civil society and members of the general public. We have invited you here this afternoon for three main reasons: first to introduce to you this Coalition; then to express our frustrations at how the

Spio-Garbrah, Terminator of Mahama’s political fortunes?

NDC flag bearer hopeful

The chances of Former President John Dramani Mahama is likely to be thwarted by Dr. Ekow Spio-Garbrah. The former minister of trade and industry and Ghana's ambassador to the US under the John Mahama and JJ Rawlings administrations respectively recently officially announced his willingness to contest the NDC's flagbearer position. Following that,

Breaking News: KNUST Vice-Chancellor ‘asked to step aside’

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Embattled Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Prof. Obiri Danso has been asked to step aside following violent protests last week Monday. The National Council for Tertiary Education has informed the Vice-Chancellor to make way for the interim governing council to take over the administration of the

Ethiopia appoints first female president in its modern history in latest reform

Ethiopia's first female president

ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia —Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday approved the East African country’s first female president, Sahlework Zewde, a veteran of the United Nations and the diplomatic corps. The position of president is ceremonial in Ethiopia, with executive power vested in the office of the prime minister, but the appointment is deeply

Thieves break into armoury at police station

Daboya police station

Police have stepped up a manhunt for the suspects who broke into the armoury of a police station at Daboya in the Northern region and made away with guns and ammunition. The robbers stole the guns over the weekend after the only policeman who was on duty went home to rest

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