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National Cathedral Fundraising Dinner: A table For $10,000; Chair, $1,000 – Duncan-Williams

A fundraising dinner for the proposed National Cathedral has been scheduled for 28 December 2018, and, according to Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, Chairman of the Fundraising Committee of the 13-member National Cathedral Board of Trustees, a table at the dinner will cost $10,000 while a chair will cost $1,000. “… Everybody, buy a ticket for the fundraising dinner”, the Founder of

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Traffic Crashes Are Leading Killers Of Children In Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO), is calling for urgent action to put a brake on road traffic crashes that kill 1.35 million people every year, mostly in poor developing countries. In Geneva, the U.N. agency launched its global status report on road safety 2018. The report found road traffic injuries to be the leading killer of children and young people

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Earthquake May Be Imminent In Ghana – Geological Authority Warns

The Ghana Geological Survey Authority (GGSA), has warned Ghanaians to brace themselves for a possible earthquake following the earth tremor, which hit some parts of Accra on Sunday. Although it could not give further details about Sunday’s incident, the GGSA said it was gathering more data from all of its stations in order to better classify it, and determine the

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Social Media Users Attack Shatta Wale For Calling Out President Nana Addo

Dancehall musician Shatta Wale, is under attack on social media for calling out the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo. The “Dem Confuse” singer, who arrived from his ‘Reign Europe Tour’ on Monday, November 3, went on social media to criticise the president for the ‘economic hardships’ his fans are enduring According to him, the youth are complaining about being broke

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Drone Deal Is A Rip-Off, President Akufo-Addo Must Stop It- Minority

Cassiel Ato Forson, Minority Spokesperson on Finance

The Minority in Parliament is demanding a presidential intervention, to halt the consideration of the service agreement between the government and Zipline International Incorporated, for drone delivery of medical supplies to underserved areas. The final vote on the agreement was deferred last Monday, with the minority describing it as a misplaced priority. The Ghana Health Service at a press briefing

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How Cybercrime And Digital Technologies Are Fueling Illicit Financial Flows In Ghana

ACCRA – The issue of illicit financial flows is not new; however, the increasing complexity of the digital economy and fast evolving technologies in the last few decades, is changing the landscape of this problem. The threat posed by the 21st century cybercriminal in earning money illegally and transferring it across borders with a simple mouse click, was realised when

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