Day: March 9, 2020

Abena News

You can be successful in Ghana – Uncle Ebo Whyte

ALARMED at the rate at which people travel abroad to seek greener pastures, renowned playwright, Uncle Ebo Whyte, is encouraging Ghanaians to stay and work in the country since it could provide the success they seek outside. Speaking with Graphic Showbiz after the first showing of his quarter one play, Final Warning, on Sunday, March 1, Uncle Ebo pointed […]

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Entertainment

We are indebted to Ghana – Steel Pulse

RENOWNED Reggae band, Steel Pulse say they are indebted to Ghanaians for accepting them. The group, which is in Ghana as the headline act for the Independence Bash, which will come off tonight at the Grand Arena inside the Accra International Conference Centre, said they are happy to be part of the country’s 63rd independence celebrations. […]

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Abena News

IMANI takes on EC over Biometric Verification System claims

Policy think tank, IMANI, has announced it has evidence contradicting claims by the Electoral Commission (EC) that its planned acquisition of a new Biometric Verification System for the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections will save millions of dollars for the country. IMANI does not only challenge several claims by the EC in the line of […]

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Abena News

NDC is bereft of ideas – Samira Bawumia

The wife of the Vice President, Mrs Samira Bawumia says the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is bereft of ideas to lead Ghana as compared to what the New Patriotic Party (NPP) posses ahead of the 2020 general elections. To her, the NPP would win the 2020 elections because the NDC which is the largest opposition […]

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Politics

‘We will be a better society if we help women in politics’ – Samira Bawumia

The wife of the Vice President, Mrs Samira Bawumia says the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has created 350,000 direct jobs since assuming power in 2017. According to her, the current administration has been able to opt-out of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) policy which barred the country from recruiting. She said unlike under the […]

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Politics

First Lady salutes Ghanaian women on International Women’s Day

First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, says she recognise and celebrate all the amazing Ghanaian women on the occasion of International Women’s Day, being observed today Sunday, March 8. In particular, she saluted and acknowledged the contributions of all the amazing women who go “unnoticed”. “Let’s support one another to consolidate our gains and strive for […]

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Sports

Thank you for believing in me – Jordan Ayew to Roy Hodgson

Ghana international Jordan Ayew has attributed his good goal scoring form to his Roy Hodgson as well as his Crystal Palace team mates. The experienced trainer has been lauded by the Black Stars attacker for his scintillating output at the club. Speaking with Premier League Productions after their game against Watford on Saturday, Jordan Ayew […]

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International News

Japan announces 15th death

One person in Japan’s Kanagawa prefecture, which borders Tokyo, has died from the coronavirus, said Nippon TV. Fifteen people have died in Japan – including seven who were on the Diamond Princess cruise ship.

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International News

Italy coronavirus death toll jumps to nearly 200

The death toll from the new coronavirus in Italy has risen to 197 after the largest daily increase in fatalities there since the outbreak began. Officials said 49 people had died in 24 hours, while more than 4,600 cases have been reported in total. The country has now reported the most deaths outside of China, […]

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Abena News
Local News

NPP Dumps 15 Aspirants In ER

FIFTEEN out of 79 aspirants who filed to contest the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) upcoming Parliamentary Primaries in the Eastern Region ahead of the 2020 general election have been disqualified by the Regional Vetting Committee. Key among the disqualified persons is respected Lawyer Philip Addison, lead counsel for the NPP presidential election petition in […]

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