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  1. Gebrselassie Arrives In Ghana For MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Haile Gebrselassie Ethiopian marathon legend, Haile Gebrselassie, is expected to be in Ghana for the first time on march 10 to take part in the maiden edition of an international marathon in Ghana. The five-time World Champion is known to have broken a marathon world record at the 2008 Berlin Marathon and has set over 27 world records at the Olympic Games.

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  2. Ghana@58: Congrats Ghana for upholding democratic rule - USRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The United States Embassy in Ghana has commended the West African nation's commitment to democratic values, the rule of law, and economic development as the nation celebrates 58 years of independence. Ghana is the first British colony in Africa to obtain its independence, on March 6, 1957, with Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah as its first Prime Minister.

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  3. Millennium Marathon to boast Trade, Sports Tourism and HealthRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | GhanaWeb

    The first international marathon to take place in Ghana on September 6, 2015 has been described as another opportunity to boast the economy of Ghana with the focus on trade and tourism promotion. Ashim Morton, Managing Partner of the Millennium Marathon Sports Company said the stake holders are working hard in collaboration with governmental agencies and the private sector to organize a memorable event.

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  4. Ensure balanced exchange rate between cedi, major currencies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | GhanaWeb

    A senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics of the University of Ghana, Dr Albert D.A. Laryea, has called on policy-makers to ensure that the exchange rate of the cedi is not undervalued or overvalued against major trading currencies. He said the surest way to stimulate and sustain economic growth was to ensure that the exchange rate was pegged at a balanced level, and cautioned that any imbalance would affect national growth negatively.

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  5. Howard Scott Gallery Presents KUDUO, Paintings of Ghanaian Artist Atta Kwami, Now thru 4/4Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Howard Scott Gallery is pleased to present the third solo exhibition of the Ghanaian artist Atta Kwami. The exhibition is titled Kuduo and will open today, 26 February and continue through April 4, 2015.

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  6. Black History Month 2015 @ DuBois CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Ghanamma.com

    The event, which would take off with music and dance performances, would comprise four panel discussions. The deliberations would feature prominent African American/ Ghanaian scholars, historians and artists who would dilate on diverse topics.

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  7. Black History Month 2015 at DuBois Centre on Feb. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | GhanaWeb

    The African American Association of Ghana in honour of the 2015 edition of Black History Month will present a 'Day of Dialogue and Cultural Exchange' on Saturday, February 28 at the W.E.B. DuBois Centre in Accra. The event, which would take off with music and dance performances, would comprise four panel discussions.

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  8. 'Ensure balanced exchange rate between cedi, major currencies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Ghanamma.com

    A senior Lecturer at the Department of Economics of the University of Ghana, Dr Albert D.A. Laryea, has called on policy-makers to ensure that the exchange rate of the cedi is not undervalued or overvalued against major trading currencies. He said the surest way to stimulate and sustain economic growth was to ensure that the exchange rate was pegged at a balanced level, and cautioned that any imbalance would affect national growth negatively.

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  9. Ghana to host urban design conferenceRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | GhanaWeb

    Ghana is to host an international "Urban Design Conference on Accra," from February 25 to 27 at the Accra Children's Library to build upon existing development plans and initiatives in order to instigate medium to long-term strategies. The Urban Design Conference of Accra will also serve as a platform to develop a balanced and unique perspective for transforming the capital into a city with context, culture, economy, and most importantly, unique infrastructure in its broadest terms.

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  10. Howard Scott Gallery Presents KUDUO, Paintings of GhanaianAtta Kwami, 2/26-4/04Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Howard Scott Gallery is pleased to present the third solo exhibition of the Ghanaian artist Atta Kwami. The exhibition is titled Kuduo and will open on Thursday, 26 February and continue through April 4, 2015.

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  11. Haile Gebrselassie to launch Millennium Marathon in GhanaRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | GhanaWeb

    Ethiopian Marathon legend Haile Gebrselassie is expected in Ghana on March 10th, 2015 to launch the first ever international marathon in Ghana. The event is slated for the Accra metropolis and would would attract over 15,000 local and international runners.

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  12. Haile Gebrselassie to launch Millennium Marathon in GhanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Ghanamma.com

    Ethiopian Marathon legend Haile Gebrselassie is expected in Ghana on March 10th, 2015 to launch the first ever international marathon in Ghana. According to the organisers, Millennium Marathon Sports Limited, the event will solicit support from the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Ethiopian Embassy in Ghana and other stake holders.

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  13. Accra honoured with 2015 international marathon raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, Feb. 13, GNA - Accra metropolis would host the first major international marathon race which would attract over 15,000 local and international runners. The event sponsored by Millennium Marathon Sports Limited from Ethiopia, with support from the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Ethiopian Embassy in Ghana, would be launched on March 10, 2015.

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  14. Labadi Beach Hotel adjudged 5-Star Hotel of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    Labadi Beach Hotel has been adjudged the 5-star hotel of the year at the 10th National Tourism Awards held in Accra at the weekend. The other recipients of the awards included Best Western Premier Hotel, four-star hotel of the year, Biege Village Resort, three-star hotel of the year, MJ Grand Hotel, two-star hotel of the year and Windy Bay Hotel, one-star hotel of the year.

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  15. Of Accra knowledge And 'The London Knowledge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    This week's column is dedicated to my special 'auntie', Mrs Frances Ademola, or Auntie Frances, a former broadcaster of repute and owner of the leading African art gallery in Accra, The Loom, on the Kwame Nkrumah Avenue. This piece is the continuation of a conversation we had a few months ago about a subject which I believe is also of general interest.

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  16. Lauryn Hill arrives today for Afro-Beats 2014Read the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    Ms Lauryn Hill, popular American songstress and former member of the hip-hop group, 'The Fugees', will arrive in Ghana today Friday, December 12, for the 2014 edition of 'The Big Weekend Afro-Beats Festival' scheduled for December 12, 13 and 14 at the Independence Square in Accra. Ms Hill is headline artiste for the three-day music festival which has on its performance bill the likes of Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Efya, Okyeame Kwame, Mzvee, Joey B, Chase, Lil Shaker, Jay-So, Kumasi Kojo-Cue, Treasure, AI, Dex Kwasi and several others.

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  17. Opinions differ on 2015 BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    Economists are divided over whether the real objective of government's 2015 Budget and Economic Policy is to transform the economy or stabilise it. This is because although the budget carried some bold initiatives, the Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terpker, paradoxically chose to project lower economic growth rates for 2015.

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  18. Afro-Beats Festival 2014 -Confirmed for December 12, 13 & 14Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    A scene from the 2013 AFRO-BEATS Entertainment and events company, BBnZ, has announced that all is set for the ' Big Weekend Afro-Beats Festival' 2014 edition and would be announcing the fine details of the show at a news conference in a matter of days. Meanwhile the Independence Square in Accra has already been booked for the three-day festival of music and beer from December 12 to 14 and would bring together some of Ghana's finest musicians and major international acts.

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  19. Fake Pastor in court for swindling studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    A self-styled man of God who allegedly swindled a student, after asking her to bring her money and electrical gadgets for purification, on Thursday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. Isaac Passah is alleged to have taken the complainant's laptop valued at GHA 2,000.00 cedis, two apple tablets valued at GHA 3,400.00 cedis, a Nokia Lumia 900 and Blackberry phone valued at GHA 1,550.00 and cash of GHA 3,800.00 cedis, with the pretext of purifying them, but bolted with the items and money.

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  20. Stratcomm Africa launches 'Our Story Your Story' initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    Strategic Communications Africa Ltd has launched 'Our Story, Your Story', a ground-breaking showcasing of Ghanaian entrepreneurship, perseverance and excellence on 14 th October, 2014 at the Alisa Hotel in Accra. The event was attended by many dignitaries including the Japanese Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Mr. Kaoru Yoshimura, the Deputy Chief of Missions for the US Embassy, Madam Pat Aslup, the Chairperson of First Atlantic Bank and Board Member of Stratcomm Africa, Madam Karen Akiwumi-Tanor, President of the Association of Ghana Industries , Mr. James Asare-Adjei, Mr. Rami Baitie, Head of Corporate Affairs for the UT Group and many other seasoned Ghanaian entrepreneurs.

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