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Westen Region’s Nana Kwesi Coomson and 32 leave to USA for YALI program

Nana Kwesi Coomson and 32 others have left to the United States of America (USA) on the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) for a 6-week leadership training. Mr. Coomson who is also the Chief Executive of Prestige Knight, a multimedia enterprise and operators of online news portal 233times.com is on the Business and Entrepreneurship track and he is having his …

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OFFICIAL: The GFA has sealed a mega 5-years sponsorship deal with Zylofon Cash to become the headline sponsor of the Ghana Premier League

After going without a headline sponsor for almost three seasons, Ghana Premier League is has finally announced a headline sponsor in a mega deal with Nana Appiah Mensah, CEO of Zylofon Group. Zylofon Cash are the new headline sponsors of the Ghana Premier League after agreeing on a mega five-years deal worth $10 million with the Football Association. The top flight …

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Over 90,643 apply for various NaBCo modules

Over 90,643 graduates have so far applied for recruitment under the Nation Builders Corps (NaBCo) initiative launched on May 1, 2018. The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) outdoored the NaBCo programme as a major government policy to tackle graduate unemployment in Ghana. According to information from officials managing the scheme, more graduates are filing their applications for recruitment into all …

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NEIP: iCODE Meets Western Region Businesses

The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan (NEIP) is a flagship policy initiative of the government of Ghana with the primary objective of providing an integrated national support for start-ups and small businesses. NEIP primarily focuses on providing business development services; startup incubators and funding for young businesses to enable them grow and become successful. The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan …

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Government to introduce coding in basic schools

The Ministry of Education is to introduce coding in the basic school curriculum to promote software and website development. Communication Minister, Ursula Owusu Ekuful, says it will also bridge the technology gap between their counterparts in the developed world. She was speaking at a ceremony Friday to mark Girls in ICT Day in Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital. Mrs. Ekuful …

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Epelle-le 2018: Who wins French version of Spelling Bee?

The third edition of French spelling competition similar to the Spelling Bee, Epelle-le, comes off this Saturday at the Merton International School at Ridge in Accra. The novel initiative is entirely run in French – from the training to the finals – and has been framed to provide more visibility on the importance of learning French in a country surrounded by Francophone countries. The first …

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Archbishop Charles Palmer-Buckle appointed Bishop of Cape Coast

Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra, Charles Palmer-Buckle has been appointed to man the Archdiocese of Cape Coast following the resignation of the Cape Coast Bishop. His Grace, Archbishop Matthias Nketsiah resigns from office after attaining the retirement age of 75. In a press statement sighted by Joy News, Apostolic Nuncio to Ghana, Rev. Jean Marie Speich noted that the Pope, head of …

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Samira Bawumia launches project to reduce maternal, neo-natal mortality

The Vice President’s wife through the Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP) has launched the ‘the Safe Delivery Project’ aimed at reducing maternal and neonatal mortality in deprived communities. SEHP, a not-for-profit organization founded by Samira Bawumia, also seeks to support government’s reduce neonatal mortality from 29 per 1000 live births to 12 per 1000 live births in keeping with UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. …

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