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

    Friday Dec 12 | 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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  2. Opinions differ on 2015 BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Shortlisted foreign coaches impress GFA...Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    The Ghana Football Association panel which interviewed coaches Michel Pont, Avram Grant and Juan Ignacio Martinez Jimenez at the Alisa Hotel at North Ridge in Accra for the vacant Black Stars coaching job was left with good impressions of the trio's knowledge of the team and their desire to help the Stars reach their full potential. This week the team is expected to put together a report for the perusal of the FA's executive committee, but the Graphic Sports has learnt that German coach Bernd Schuster, could make a u-turn and travel to Ghana to face the FA's panel, after initially distancing himself from the five-man shortlist released by the FA.

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  7. Tarantula Rubra Band, others thrill patrons @ Italian Cultural WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    In anticipation of Italian Embassy in Ghana's Cultural week, an Italian Music Concert was staged with the aim of celebrating the rich Italian culture with Italians in Ghana as well as Ghanaians at Alliance Francaise on Friday, October 17. Welcoming patrons, Ambassador of Italy, Laura Capini, said, "This year's programme is to exhibit Italian Contemporary architecture showcase performance." She explained what Tarantism is all about, "Tarantism is a very ancient musical and dancing tradition associated with the Southern region of Puglia."

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  8. Stratcomm Africa Celebrates Ghanaian Entrepreneurs With 'Our Story Your Story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    Accra- 15th October - Strategic Communications Africa Ltd has launched 'Our Story, Your Story', a ground-breaking showcasing of Ghanaian entrepreneurship, perseverance and excellence on 14th 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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  9. Italian Cultural Week takes off with a showcase todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    The week-long celebration of the Italian Cultural Week in Accra, which is organized annually by the embassy in Ghana, starts today, October 16 to 21 to showcase the rich Italian culture, music, architecture and to create a platform for networking. The Italian Embassy in Ghana will hold the Italian Cultural Week in Accra with the aim of celebrating the rich Italian culture with Italians in Ghana and the people of Ghana.

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  10. Italian Embassy hosts the Italian Cultural Week on Oct. 16 - 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    The Italian Embassy in Ghana will hold the Italian Cultural Week in Accra with the aim of celebrating the rich Italian culture with Italians in Ghana and the people of Ghana. This year's programme will showcase performances and exhibitions of Italian contemporary architecture, workshop and concert of "taranta" and Italian movies among others.

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  11. "Not having national gallery is a sin"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    Eminent Ghanaian painter, Prof. Ablade Glover, has said the absence of a national art gallery to preserve, collect, exhibit and foster the appreciation of Ghanaian works of art is a sin.

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  12. Book Review: Wahala Dey by Audrey Obuobisa-DarkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    Title of Book: Wahala Dey Author : Audrey Obuobisa-Darko No of Chapters : 17 No of pages : 105 Publishers: Step Publishers, Accra Reviewer: Kweku Gyasi Essel Introduction 'Wahala Dey' is authored by 14-year-old Audrey Obuobisa-Darko of the University of Ghana Basic School as her second book after 'The Magic Basket'. The book will be launched on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at pm.

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  13. Legon Gets Backing Over Gate ClosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    An Accra Human Rights Court has thrown out a suit brought against the University of Ghana by 130 parents of pupils at the University of Ghana Basic School . They were also praying the court to place a perpetual injunction to restrain the university from continuing with the restrictions.

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  14. Job freeze hits public sector hard; About 200 posts vacantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    A government approved public sector job freeze is causing a severe manpower deficit in some state agencies. The Food and Drugs Authority , the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice , the National Board for Small Scale Industries , and some ministries, departments and agencies are seriously understaffed due to vacancies created by retired staff and others who had resigned or died.

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  15. Ghana's Horticultural Potential To Be Given A BoostRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    Accra- 25th August, 2014- The Second annual Ghana Garden and Flower Show is set to open on Friday 29th August 2014 at the Efua Sutherland Children's Park in Accra to showcase the immense potential of Ghana's gardens and flowers for job creation and income generation.

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  16. Veep Impressed With Ongoing Crush Sanitation Exercise By Local Government MinistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    Visiting most of the sites starting from La Wireless, Agbogbloshie Market, Kokomlemle and Mallam Atta market, he commended the AMA and public spirited Ghanaian companies who helped in the operation in the metropolis by providing equipment.

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  17. Ghana: Area of Waste IMF Must TrimRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    There is an Augean Stable in the public waste chain that The Chronicle wants the International Monetary Fund to address at its earliest convenience, shortly after it assumes the Chief Internal Auditor's seat at the Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning.

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  18. The legend of Arthur WhartonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    If you asked any average football fan who Arthur Wharton was, you would most likely be given the shrugged shoulder and raised eyebrow look.

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  19. Government embarks on massive cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Ghanamma.com

    The recent outbreak of cholera in parts of Accra has been linked to the deteriorating waste management and sanitation situation in the capital.

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  20. Feature: The legend of Arthur WhartonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    If you asked any average football fan who Arthur Wharton was, you would most likely be given the shrugged shoulder and raised eyebrow look.

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