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    Main opposition NDC continued their collision with the elections body over the compilation of a new voters register ahead of December 2020 polls. The party’s director for elections at a press conference yesterday said the intransigence of the EC to hold the exercise could escalate the spread of COVID-19. This is despite the EC’s recent ...
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    The Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU), Russia and three key Ghana universities are collaborating to help the Ghanaian upcoming engineers, physicists, doctors and researchers to receive world-class masters and postgraduate education in nuclear subjects in Russia. Mr Valery Karezin, Director of Educational Projects and the Human Resources Service at the State Atomic Energy Corporation (ROSATOM), made ...
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    Yaa Asantewaa  was queen mother of Ejisu in the Ashanti Empire – now part of modern-day Ghana, appointed by her brother Nana Akwasi Afrane Opese, the Edwesuhene, or ruler, of Edwesu. In 1900 she led the Ashanti war known as the War of the Golden Stool, also known as the Yaa Asantewaa war, against British colonialism. ...
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    Ghana and Ivory Coast, the world’s two largest cocoa producers, have decided to lift the ban on the sale of cocoa effective Tuesday, July 16. The two West African cocoa producing giants announced suspension of the sale of cocoa for the 2020/2021 crop season in mid June. The decision was contained in a joint statement, ...
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    With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice, Italy. Built over the Lake Tandane, Nzulezo derives its name from a local language, Nzema, meaning “surface of water.” The village, 300 kilometers (186 miles) from ...
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    Holidays and parties afford locals an opportunity to raise their glasses of kokroko, pito, or hibiscus beer, all locally produced drinks which they savor to forget the heat in the tropics. According to Raja Owusu, co-owner of Republic Bar “trying to move your business model for not relying on imported inputs is quite essential, specially ...
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    Purifying the New Year There is more to Cape Coast than the haunting memories of African sons and daughters stored in slave castles before being sardine-packed in slave ships across the Atlantic off to the Americas. Yes, it is pretty much a relaxed community, but Cape Coast comes pretty much alive for the celebration of ...
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    Shito, also known as Ghanaian black pepper sauce, is a very popular sauce that is usually added to meals to give them that extra kick. It is prepared from the hottest peppers so for those who aren’t used to spice, proceed with caution. Ghanaian entrepreneurs are making fortunes, selling sachet soup, known as “Shito’’ at ...
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    While it is expected that a couple falls in love and court for a while before talking about marriage, it isn’t always so in some tribes across Africa. From kidnapping a woman to selling a bride, here are seven marriage rites that will have you gasping in surprise. Bride Kidnapping in the Lakuta Tribe of ...
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    Afro-centricity, a feature of Pan-Africanism presents Africa with a remedy to the effects of Euro-centrism. It’s time Africans recognized the importance of viewing issues from the African perspective in order to reap the full benefits Afro-centricity offers. Introduction. Following the abolishment of the slave trade, Africans in the diaspora were faced with racial discrimination, segregation ...