12% Ghanaians jobless – Statistical Service

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More?than one million Ghanaians, constituting about 12 per cent of the labour force, are unemployed, a study conducted by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) in 2015 has revealed. Out of the number, more than 700,000, constituting 12.5 per cent, are … Read more →



19 more Police recruits sacked

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About 19 more police recruits have been dismissed barely a week after 3news.com reported of 22 sacked trainees from the Pwulugu Police Training School. Out of the latest number, 10 are from the National Police Training School (NPTS) in Kumasi, … Read more →


Parts of Kasoa highway to be closed for asphalting

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Engineers working on the Kasoa Interchange have served notice to temporarily close a portion of the N1-Kasoa highway from Wednesday, March 22 to Wednesday, March 29. The closure is to allow for sealing of a make-shift U-turn right before the … Read more →


Investigations into UCC clash begin

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Investigation has begun into circumstances that led to the clash between students of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) and their counterparts from the University of Ghana (UG), Legon and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). On … Read more →


Theresa May to trigger Brexit process next week

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Prime Minister Theresa May is to officially notify the European Union next Wednesday that the UK is leaving. Downing Street said she would write a letter to the European Council, adding that it hoped negotiations on the terms of exit … Read more →


PHOTO: John Mahama visits Kintampo disaster victims

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Former President John Dramani Mahama on Monday March 20, 2017 visited victims of last Sunday’s storm disaster at Kintampo Waterfalls at various health facilities in the area. The visit was also to enable the statesman the opportunity to have firsthand … Read more →


US to ban laptops and tablets on flights from 8 countries

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The US is banning electronic devices from cabin baggage on flights from eight mainly Middle Eastern and North African countries. A US government source told the BBC that the measure would affect nine airlines operating out of 10 airports. US … Read more →


Govt urged to review pension age

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Participants at the end of the Fifth Dialogue Series workshop of the College of Humanities, University of Ghana (UG), have urged the government to review the pension age for workers upward. They were of the view that the compulsory retirement … Read more →

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Waterfalls Disaster: Veep Bawumia storms Kintampo

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Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia is heading for  Kintampo  in the Brong Ahafo region to commiserate with the victims and families of the Kintampo waterfalls disaster. Reports suggest the Vice President may also visit the scene of the incident to gather … Read more →


KUMASI: Mother dumps baby in gutter (DISTURBING PHOTO)

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A young woman has allegedly dumped her day-old baby into a gutter at Krofrom, a suburb of Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital. The naked toddler was found dead and lying in the dirty and stinking gutter by some residents in … Read more →


GIPC targets $5bn in FDI

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The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) intends to meet an ambitious target of attracting about $5 billion in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into the country in 2017. This will represent an increment of about $2.6 billion over the 2016 amount … Read more →

Takoradi Market Circle in the twin cities of Sekondi-Takoradi on the coast of Ghana.

Over 2000 Traders ejected from inner perimeter of Takoradi Market Circle

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Hundreds of traders are facing off with the Guards of the Sekondi/Takoradi Metro Assembly following the Assembly’s decision to eject them. The action of the Assembly follows numerous warning given to the traders to either move to inside the Market … Read more →


Kintampo tragedy: Prez. Akufo-Addo consoles bereaved families

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President Akufo-Addo has expressed his condolences to the bereaved families of the 19 students who were crashed to death by trees at the Kintampo waterfalls. In a tweet on the incident Monday, the President who is out of the jurisdiction, … Read more →


World Bank to withdraw grant support for water and sanitation projects

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THE World Bank will soon withdraw its grant support on water and sanitation to Ghana, Mr Charles Dzradosi, a Social Policy Specialist of UNICEF, has said.  This is because, for some years now, Ghana had not demonstrated any true political … Read more →


PHOTO: 4 Tema robbers grabbed

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Four persons, including a Malian national, who terrorise residents of Tema and its surrounding communities, have been arrested in a robbery operation at New Dawhenya in the Ningo-Prampram District of Accra on Friday. The culprits are Awudu Zakaria, alias Wadudu, … Read more →


UCC Students vandalise hall

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At least three students of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) were reportedly stabbed on Friday following a clash between some students from the University of Ghana, Legon, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and their colleagues at … Read more →


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