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Cardi B Is Headed to Nigeria and Ghana This December

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The 27-year-old Grammy award-winning rapper, Cardi B, has officially announced that she will be coming to Africa for the first time this December. (AllAfrica)

Ghana Needs a Grievance Mechanism to Secure Women's Land Rights

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] As advocates for women's land rights, isn't it time we support the establishment of land-rights-specific grievance mechanisms? (AllAfrica)

Plot to Destabilise Govt - ACP Agordzor Remanded for Alleged Involvement in Coup Plot

[Ghanaian Times] Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Dr Benjamin Agordzor, charged with abetment to commit treason, yesterday said that nobody can gag him for expressing his opinions on any issue. (AllAfrica)

Retaliation Over Nigeria Border Closure, Detrimental to Intra-African Trade

[Ghanaian Times] Any move by the Ghanaian authorities to retaliate Nigeria's border closure would worsen the impasse and inhibit intra-African trade, an International Relations expert, Dr Vladimir Antwi-Danso has said. (AllAfrica)

You Have No Excuse Not to Excel in School - Varsity Don

[Ghanaian Times] The Dean of School of Nursing at the Wisconsin International University College, Dr Angela K. Acheampong has said female students have no excuse not to excel academically as they have the same opportunities as their male counterparts. (AllAfrica)

Manna Mission Opens Nursing College in Ghana

[Ghanaian Times] Manna Mission Incorporated has commissioned the Manna Nursing College atTeshie in Accra to facilitate the training of Christ-centered professional nurses in the country. (AllAfrica)

Two in Court for Defrauding Parishioner of Gh¢100,000

[Ghanaian Times] Two self-styled businessmen appeared before an Accra Circuit Court yesterday for defrauding parishioner of the Saint Peters Catholic Church of GH¢100,000.00. (AllAfrica)

Vote 'Yes' to Sustain Democracy, Good Governance - MCE

[Ghanaian Times] The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Ayawaso East Assembly, Hajia Salma Sani Adams-Kuta, has stressed the need for eligible voters to vote on the upcoming district level elections and referendum to sustain democracy, good governance and the rule of law. (AllAfrica)

GIS Receives Equipment From German Federal Police

[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has taken delivery of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and document checking equipment, to detect fake documents at the Kotoka International Airport. (AllAfrica)

Krowor MP Donates Dual Desks to Schools in Municipality

[Ghanaian Times] The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Krowor Constituency, Mrs Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has presented 100 dual desks to be distributed to schools in the Krowor municipality as part of her share of the MP's Common Fund. (AllAfrica)

Parliament Approves U.S.$600,000,000 AfDB Loan for CPEPs

[Ghanaian Times] Parliament yesterday approved the long term loan facility agreement between the government and the African Development Bank (AfDB) for an amount of US$600,000,000 for Cocoa Productivity Enhancement Programmes (CPEPs) by the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD). (AllAfrica)

Major Mahama Murder Case Adjourned to Nov 11

[Ghanaian Times] An Accra High Court on Tuesday adjourned to November 11, 2019, the case in which 14 persons are standing trial for the alleged murder of late Major Maxwell Mahama. (AllAfrica)

Support UEW to Deliver On Mandate - Professor Flolu

[Ghanaian Times] Winneba -The former Principal of the Kumasi Campus of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Associate Professor Emmanuel James Flolu, has called on stakeholders to rededicate themselves to building a beacon of teacher education and training university with pride and reputation unmatched across the globe. (AllAfrica)

Sorghum, Sesame Contracts Listed On Ghana Commodity Exchange

[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Commodity Exchange has added sorghum and sesame seed contracts to its electronic trading platform. (AllAfrica)

UBA Grows Net Profit By 32.3 Per Cent ... Gross Earnings Hit $1.18 Billion

[Ghanaian Times] United Bank for Africa Plc has recorded significant growth in gross earnings, which increased to US$1.18 billion, representing a 14.2 per cent increase when compared to US$1.04 billion recorded in September 2018. (AllAfrica)

President Inaugurates 100-Bed Hospital in Ga-East District

[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has inaugurated a 100-bed hospital in the Ga-East District of the Greater Accra Region to serve residents in Ashongman, Dome, Haatso, Kwabenya, Madina, and surrounding communities. (AllAfrica)

UEW Impasse - Afenyo-Markin Calls On Governing Council to Act On Eoco Report

[Ghanaian Times] Mr Alexander Kwamena Afenyo-Markin, the Member of Parliament for Effutu Constituency is asking the Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) to take appropriate action on the report that exonerated Professor Mawutor Avoke, a former Vice Chancellor (VC) of the university. (AllAfrica)

There Should Not Be Misunderstanding Over Teacher Professional License Fees

[Ghanaian Times] Three teacher unions are up in arms against a proposed policy that would require all In-Service Teachers in Ghana to acquire a Teacher Professional License. (AllAfrica)

'Take up Jobs in ICT Sector'

[Ghanaian Times] Cape Coast -The Chief of Staff, Mrs Akosua Frema Osei-Opare has urged females in the country to venture in the study of ICT and its application and said that, they must be bold in taking such decisions. (AllAfrica)

Registration for Accra Seniors Open Tourney to End Nov 24

[Ghanaian Times] Mr Peter Annan, Coordinator of the 17th Accra Seniors Open tennis championship, has announced that registration for the competition would end on November 24. (AllAfrica)

Ghana Poised for Balance of Trade Surplus ... President Predicts By the End of 2019 Financial Year

[Ghanaian Times] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has predicted a surplus trade balance for the country by the end of the 2019 financial year. (AllAfrica)

TUC Cautions Govt Against Overspending in Election Year

[Ghanaian Times] The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has cautioned government against any pressure whatsoever to overspend on vote winning projects as the country enters into an election year. (AllAfrica)

100 KM of Ghana-B. Faso Railway Line to Be completed Aug 2020 - Joe Ghartey

[Ghanaian Times] The first 100 kilometres of the 1000-kilometre Ghana-Burkina Faso rail network is scheduled to be completed by August next year, Minister of Railways Development, Mr Joe Ghartey has assured. (AllAfrica)

Report Fertiliser Smugglers to Security Agencies - Stakeholders Urged

[Ghanaian Times] The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Mr George Oduro, has called on stakeholders in the agricultural sector to be vigilant and report fertiliser smugglers to the security agencies for arrest and prosecution. (AllAfrica)

5 Member Constitution Committee for SWAG

[Ghanaian Times] The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has appointed a five-member committee tasked with reviewing the constitution of the sports journalists welfare body. (AllAfrica)

Nigeria Border Closure - Parliament Wants ECOWAS Commission Intervention

[Ghanaian Times] Mr Frank Annoh-Dompreh, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Parliament has stated that the unilateral decision by Nigeria to close its borders was not in the best interest of regional integration. (AllAfrica)

ARS Launches 80th Anniversary Celebration

[Ghanaian Times] Tadzewu -The 80th anniversary celebration of the Church of the Apostles Revelation Society (ARS) was launched last Saturday at Tadzewu in the Akatsi South District of the Volta Region. (AllAfrica)

Black Meteors Will Qualify for 2020 Olympics - Skipper Yaw Yeboah

[Ghanaian Times] Black Meteors Captain, Yaw Yeboah has assured that the team will work hard to secure qualification to the football tournament of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. (AllAfrica)

Air Force Pip Police to Lift Gt. Accra Handball Trophy

[Ghanaian Times] The Ghana Air Force women handball team triumphed over the Ghana Police to lift the maiden Ghana Gas Greater Accra handball knockout competition played at the Burma Camp courts. (AllAfrica)

KKMA Praised for Improving Revenue Mobilisation

[Ghanaian Times] Kpone -The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Ishmael Ashitey, has congratulated the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly (KKMA) for improving revenue mobilisation. (AllAfrica)

NDC, NPP are both political parties of 'family and friends' - Maurice Ampaw

Private Legal Practitioner, Lawyer Maurice Ampaw has described as needless the press conference organized by the National Communications officer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress, (NDC) Sammy Gyamfi on "family and friends government" in President Akufo-Addo's administration. (GhanaWeb)