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‘Over 1 Million Ghanaians Have Lost Their Jobs Since 2017’

The Centre for Socioeconomic Studies (CSS), has said that over one million Ghanaians have lost their jobs since 2017. “The CSS, from its study of the situation, found that over a million individuals who contributed significantly to Ghana’s workforce, and also served as breadwinners in their families have had to suffer the misery of job loss,” the Centre said in

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Accra Mall Evacuated After Ceiling Caves In

There was panic at the Accra Mall on Thursday, when parts of the ceiling of a yet-to-be identified shop, caved in and injured at least two people. Although the number of people who were hurt in the incident has not been confirmed, an eyewitness told WakeUpAfrica360 that there were two people in the area when the ceiling collapsed. The police

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Ghana: Government Fails To Investigate Missing $7 Billion Gold Proceeds

WakeUpAfrica360 can confirm that the government of Ghana as at September 2018, had failed to investigate how a whopping $7 Billion worth of gold was shipped out of the country unaccounted for, in the last couple of years. Dr. Steve Manteaw who heads the Public Interest Accountability Committee (PIAC), is completely bemused over the apparent state of inertia by the

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It’s Another Win For Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, As She Receives ‘Special Distinction For Thought Leadership’ Award In New York

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is still making global acclaims as she recently received the Special Distinction for Thought Leadership Award during the 2018 Annual Awards Dinner of the Global Hope Coalition on 27th September in New York City. The Global Hope Coalition, is a network of four nonprofit foundations in the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa dedicated to identifying heroes

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Melania Trump Visits Ex-slave Holding Facility In Ghana, Vows “Never To Forget”

Melania Trump, said Wednesday that she “will never forget” her visit to a former slave holding facility on Ghana’s coast. She called it “very emotional” and “really something that people should see and experience.” The U.S. First Lady, spent nearly an hour on a guided tour of the 17th-century castle, which originally was built by the Swedes for the trading

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Melania Trump Arrives In Ghana On Solo African Trip

Melania Trump on Tuesday arrived in Ghana, on the first leg of her maiden solo tour of Africa, that has been billed as a chance to carve her own diplomatic path. The US First Lady, stepped off an overnight flight from Andrews Air Force Base near Washington, and onto a red carpet at Accra’s Kotoka International Airport. She was met

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