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I’m worried about over spiritualisation in Ghana – Rev. Asante

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The immediate past Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana says Ghanaians are increasingly being overly spiritual. Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Asante said people are gradually shirking their responsibility of finding practical answers and solutions to issues and attributing every happening in their lives to spiritualism. He was speaking on ...

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Mass resignation hits Fire Service

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Several personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) have tendered in their resignation letters, Adomonlline.com can confirm. The officers, numbering about four hundred and twenty (420) tendered in their resignations in protest of the bad working conditions in the service. This came to light on the Fabewoso Segment of ...

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Government blows GHC100bn in 8 years

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The President John Dramani Mahama-led National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration has etched its name in Ghana’s political history as a government that heaped so much debt on the people of Ghana to the tune of GHC96.1 billion over a period of eight years. When the Kufuor administration was leaving office ...

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Gambia and Tanzania outlaw child marriage

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The Gambia and Tanzania have banned child marriage, with tough penalties for those who breach the rulings. Gambia’s President Yayha Jammeh announced that anyone marrying a girl below 18 would be jailed for up to 20 years. In Tanzania, the high court imposed a landmark ruling outlawing marriage under the ...

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Ethiopia blocks Facebook and other social media for exams

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Ethiopia has blocked social media sites across the country after university entrance exams were posted online. The government said the ban was to prevent students being distracted from studying during the exam period and to prevent the spread of false rumours. The blocked sites include Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Viber. ...

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Nyantakyi laments Ghana Premier League boycott threats

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President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi, says withdrawal scare by Premier League clubs do not bode well for the image of the competition. The FA capo was speaking in the wake of threats by some clubs to pull out from the topflight due to financial struggles resulting from ...

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South China Sea: Philippines and Beijing await court ruling

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An international tribunal is set to give a long-awaited ruling, with implications for China’s controversial claims in the disputed South China Sea. The case at the tribunal in The Hague was brought by the Philippines, which argues Chinese activity in the region is against international law. China claims about 90% ...

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I don’t need $10k to play for the Black Stars – Rahman

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Black Stars defender, Abdul Baba Rahman has made a staunch defence against the perceived lack of commitment by members of the national team, insisting they do not play for money. Members of the Black Stars have courted disaffection by the public because of huge sums of money given to them ...

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