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2016-04-28 Ghanaian Women Reluctant to Become Nuns
[Deutsche Welle] In May 1998, eight Carmelite Nuns from the Philippines arrived in Tamale to establish their first convent in Ghana but have failed to find local women to help fill their ranks.

2016-04-27 StanChart's Shares Jump Despite Profit Slump
[Business Day] Shares in Standard Chartered rose sharply on Tuesday despite an almost 60 per cent fall in first-quarter profits, as investors were cheered by early signs of progress in the new turnround strategy at the emerging markets bank.

2016-04-27 UPAC Calls On CAL Bank
[Business Day] To show their immense appreciation to CAL Bank for sponsoring the just-ended tournament, organisers of UPAC basketball championship, RITE SPORTS, visited CAL bank. UPAC basketball championship comprises basketball teams from universities, polytechnics and colleges.

2016-04-26 Glo Hauled to Court - Over Alleged Fraud
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Glo Mobile Ghana Limited has been dragged to the High Court by its biggest distributing company, Chafal Communication Ventures, for alleged fraud. Chafal Communication Ventures in a suit sighted by The Chronicle accused Glo of a GHS994.750.00 scam through clandestine stealing of stocks of SIM cards, rechargeable cards and modems that belongs to it, in the latter's depot.

2016-04-27 Ghana Hosts Policy Dialogue On Revenue Management in the Extractives Sector
[Ghana Govt.] A Policy Dialogue on Revenue Management in the Extractives Sector-- minerals and hydrocarbons (oil and gas)-- which aims to promote knowledge exchange and peer learning on how public spending can be more effective, efficient and economic, is underway in Accra.

2016-04-26 I'm Fashionable for God - Obinim
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Leader and founder of the International God's way Church, Bishop Daniel Obinim, has struck out against stereotyped thinking which consider being fashionable a sin, which people who proclaim to be Christian must avoid.

2016-04-26 Police Avert Planned Demo Against K-Poly SRC
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumasi -THE TIMELY intervention by the police yesterday averted a planned demonstration by the students of the Kumasi Polytechnic, who are calling for the head of executives of the Students Representative Council .(SRC) for alleged misappropriation of funds.

2016-04-26 Tracy Gives Birth to Baby Girl
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Confirmed news reaching this reporter can indicate that Rapper Michael Owusu Addo, known in showbiz as Sarkodie and his long time girlfriend, Tracy, have a daughter together.

2016-04-26 Remittances to Sub-Saharan Africa Hit U.S.$35.2 Billion in 2015
[Business Day] Sub-Saharan Africa saw a modest growth of one per cent in remittances in 2015, compared to 0.2 percent in 2014, says the World Bank's latest edition of the Migration and Development Brief. According to the report, remittances to the region are expected to increase further this year, by 3.4 per cent, to $36 billion, from

2016-04-26 Ghana's Parliament to Ratify Agreement to Save Planet Next Month
[Ghana Govt.] Ghana's Parliament will next month have the opportunity to ratify the Paris Agreement on Climate Change which seeks to save the planet.

2016-04-26 Ghana, 170 Countries Sign Paris Agreement On Climate Change
[Ghana Govt.] Ghana and 170 other countries on April 22, 2016 made history with the signing of the Paris Agreement on climate change at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

2016-04-25 Johnson Asiama Is Second Deputy Governor of Bank of Ghana
[Ghana Govt.] The President, John Dramani Mahama, has appointed Dr Johnson Asiama as Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG).

2016-04-25 Milestones - Jafojo Passed, Jonathan Honoured, Odinkalu Elected, Atiku in Ghana
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2016-04-26 Amansie West Assembly Excels in Performance Audit Report
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Amansie West District Assembly has placed 7th out of 50 district assemblies nationwide, with a 61% score in the district performance audit conducted by the Ghana Audit Service (GAS) at the instance of Ghana Strengthening Accountability Mechanism (GSAM), a five-year USAID-funded project.

2016-04-26 Wasipe Chief Woos Investors - to Invest in Salt Industry
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Tamale -THE CHIEF of Fatigi Community in the Wasipe Traditional Area in the North Gonja District, Fatigi-to Wura Takora I, has called on local and foreign investors to consider moving to the area, especially the district capital, Daboya and explore the huge investment potentials.

2016-04-26 I Am a Target of NDC - Chairman Wontumi Alleges
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumasi -The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako, aka Chairman Wontumi, says he has been marked for extinction by the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) before the November 7 elections.

2016-04-26 EPA Organises Public Hearing for 24 Communities
[Ghanaian Chronicle] A public hearing for the proposed Esaase Gold project by Keegan Resources Ghana Limited has been held at Esaase Bontefufuo in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region.

2016-04-26 Ghana Is a Lost Country - Can Only Be Saved By President With New Foreign Policies
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumasi -Cologne-based Ghanaian scholar and political activist, Dr. Chrys Kwesi Sackey has noted that Ghana is a lost country and that it is no more an independent country. "Ghana is lost. It is no more an independent state; irreversibly lost, socio-economically and politically", the patron of the Cologne branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Germany has said.

2016-04-26 Mother Smith School Wins Zoomlion Kids Club Quiz Competition
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Mother Smith International Primary School, located at Chirapatre in Kumasi, has won the second edition of the Zoomlion Kids Club Quiz Competition, instituted by the leading waste management company in Ghana.

2016-04-26 B'poly Desperate to Get Technical University Accreditation
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Sumbrungu -INSPITE of its most critical needs, including well-equipped laboratories, a lecture theatre complex and an auditorium to facilitate teaching and learning, administrators of the Bolgatanga Polytechnic say they are determined to meet the requirements that would see the institution upgraded to a Technical University.

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