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Two dead, cops wounded after funeral afterparty gets out of control

Two people were shot dead and three others, including two police officers, were wounded in a shootout after a funeral “after-tears” party took a bad turn at the Marite sports ground near Hazyview, Mpumalanga on Saturday. According to police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi, a group of “lawless individuals” held an …

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Mahama couldn’t buy a single text book for schools in 8-years – NAPO

The Minister for Education Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has attacked the erstwhile Mahama administration accusing it of failing to purchase a single textbook for students throughout the eight period. In a special dispensation granted by the Speaker of Parliament for Ministers to make statements about their sectors, the Education Minister argued that …

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US$1.3 billion loan request to purchase cocoa tabled before Parliament

The Government of Ghana is requesting for a Parliamentary approval to loan US$1.3 billion to finance the purchase of cocoa for the 2020/2021 crop season. This follows the regulator of cocoa, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) given the strongest assurance that its annual cocoa syndication loan facility will go ahead despite the COVID-19 pandemic. …

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Ten killed in deadly Somalia prison break attempt

Officials in Somalia say 10 people have died during a shoot-out inside the capital Mogadishu’s main prison. A spokesman for the information ministry said six inmates who were members of the jihadist group al-Shabab were killed and four security personnel also died. There are reports that one of the prisoners …

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Namibia to auction fishing quotas for Coronavirus funds

Namibia’s Fisheries Minister Albert Kawana has announced that the country will auction off its fishing quotas on an open market to raise funds to fight Covid-19. The government intends to auction off quotas for three fish species – horse markerel, hake and monk. The minister cited the need for medicine …

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Free Nyantakyi movement gathers momentum

Kwesi Nyantakyi’s GFA empire might have been toppled by the Number12 documentary but the loyalty he enjoyed from some of his subjects certainly remains intact. These loyals of Nyantakyi have now come together to start a campaign to have the government drop its prosecution of the former GFA boss. A …

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Man, 9-year-old boy die after car rolls over in accident

A man and a nine-year-old boy were killed, and a woman and a three-year-old boy left injured on Monday afternoon when their vehicle rolled on the N2, approximately 25km outside Ermelo in Mpumalanga. According to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring, paramedics, along with several other services, arrived on the scene at …

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President mourns passing of radio legend Bob Mabena

President Cyril Ramaphosa has conveyed his heartfelt condolences on the passing of legendary radio personality, Bob Mabena. Mabena passed away on Sunday, 10 August 2020, at the age of 51. Mabena was a renowned television and radio personality, who started his career in 1989. “This is a sad loss not …

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Defeated Candidate Urged To Support Winning Candidate

Prof Tina Abrefa-Gyan an aspirant at the just ended NPP parliamentary primaries for Wenchi Constituency has on behalf of other defeated candidates pledged their unflinching support for the wining candidates across the country.   She said loosing an election should not discourage you from working hard to support the winning …

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