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Ghana’s economy continues to stagnate with a decelerating Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This was contained in the second Africa’s Pulse report for 2016, which was released today. The report is a twice-yearly World Bank Group analysis of issues shaping Africa’s economic prospects.
CARY, N.C. — Donald Trump so captured Ron Townley’s attention as “an outsider ready to tear down the system,” just the one who might break the Washington logjam, the doer to build new airports and highways, that he was considering voting for him.
Some angry graduate students mobbed the Employment and Labour Relations Minister Haruna Iddrisu at the Ministries enclave on Wednesday in a bid to fetch the Finance Minister for them to present a petition.
The wife of New Patriotic Party (NPP) vice presidential candidate, Samira Bawumia, has laughed off the ruling National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) ambitious target of securing 1 million votes in the Ashanti Region, come December 7, describing it as the biggest political hoax in the history of Ghana politics.
The Electoral Commission (EC) has come under heavy criticism for some of the demands it is making from the presidential and the parliamentary candidates for the December general election.
President John Dramani Mahama contravened the gift policy with regards to his decision to accept a ford vehicle gift from a Burkinabe contractor, the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has concluded.
The Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP), is set to petition the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), and the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO), to investigate former President Jerry John Rawlings over his confession that he accepted some monies from late Nigerian Leader, General Abacha.
HOBOKEN, N.J. Three people were killed and more than 100 injured, some critically, when a commuter train derailed and plowed through Hoboken station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour on Thursday, U.S. media and a transit official said.Citing medical officials, U.S. media reports said three people were killed.
The President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), Kwesi Nyantakyi has been elected onto the new FIFA executive council. Mr. Nyantakyi, who is also a CAF Executive Committee member secured one of the two slots available for CAF on the highest decision making committee at FIFA.
It just became 10 times easier to use Tinder and match with that one Facebook friend you’ve been dying to get to know.
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Anxiety is more common than we realise. In fact, there were 8.2 million cases in the UK in 2013 alone. It is a mental health condition that, however ferocious in its impact, can affect anyone of any age, living any lifestyle.
If you follow the ping-ponging research, you'll know that happiness is achieved by staying single. Or maybe by expressing gratitude to your spouse. Or by having at least four kids.
Did you know that your diet can effect the way that you smell? The acids in fruit help flush water through your system and help to kill musky-type smells that hang out in your body. Research suggests that regular consumption of raw juice improves your body’s overall odor. Use this recipe to help fight odor and bacteria in the body, making for a healthier, better smelling you!
The human body has many systems that are constantly at work, and waste byproducts are simply part of that process. The digestive process results in waste, our skin sweats to excrete waste, and the cells in our bodies are constantly replacing themselves.
The United Nations Children’s’ Fund (UNICEF) with support from the Ghana Education Service, has organised a workshop on “tippy tap” campaign in Ho in the Volta Region to promote regular hand washing for the general well-being of citizens.
On Tuesday, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled plans for a spacecraft and rocket project that intends to put intelligent life on Mars: human life.
New research suggests that the title of world's oldest civilization goes to the indigenous populations of Australia and Papua New Guinea. Scientists say the DNA of these people can be traced back to an original wave of settlers from Africa more than 50,000 years ago, reports the Guardian.
Could California's long-dreaded "Big One" be triggered by a full moon? Perhaps, says a new study out Monday that claims large earthquakes are more likely during unusually high tides, which occur during full and new moons.
It's beginning to look a lot like Star Wars in our universe. Ours just happens to have even more Tatooine-like planets attached to multiple stars.
Making sure your little ones get enough sleep just might be one of the best things you could do for their health, both now and later on, experts say.
Katy Perry is looking to get out the vote -- among other things.Perry has teamed with Funny or Die, Rock the Vote and iHeartRadio for the first in a series of humorous PSAs aimed at getting younger voters energized for this year’s election.
The seemingly feuding tension between Kumasi based Radio Station Nhyira Fm and Actress Emelia Brobbey is getting hotter than culler.
One of Ghana’s biggest music exports in recent time, Wiyaala has stated meeting and sharing the same stage with South African music star Yvonne Chaka Chaka at this year’s Vodafone African Legends Night is a dream come true.
Socialite, Hajia 4Real, says her carefree, galavanting days are over! Motherhood has ushered her into a more somber, careful lifestyle and she is ready to steer clear of controversies.
In the wake of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's shocking split, speculation has surfaced about the actor's relationship with costar Marion Cotillard.A source tells PEOPLE, however, that the pair's breakup has nothing to do with Cotillard, who is starring with Pitt in the upcoming World War II drama Allied.
Ghana is fast becoming a top business hub in Africa. Visitors who by chance have visited Ghana believe it is one of Africa’s best kept secrets.
Not to brag, but there are quite a number of amazing and hot girls in Lagos city , Nigeria! These girls seem to not only appeal to the eyes, they seem to have it all: they are gorgeous but also smart and thrive in their careers; they have huge senses of self-worth, are witty, sarcastic, and real.
They say walk before you can run, but chances are, this kid will probably just fly.A new-born baby has been awarded a lifetime of free flights on Buraq Air after his mother gave birth while aboard the airline.
A recent offer by Saudi Arabia to ‘rent’ Egypt’s national treasures in exchange for 200 billion US dollars has attracted harsh criticism from the Ministry of Antiquities, Egyptologists, activists, and the Egyptian population.
WASHINGTON/SYDNEY - Airline passengers should not turn on or charge their Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Galaxy Note 7 smartphones during flights or stow them in checked baggage due to concerns over the phone's fire-prone batteries, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said.
A seven-story structure in central Ohio known as the “basket building” is on the market and not attracting buyers for reasons that probably aren’t mysterious to anyone.