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GHANA, JAMAICA WAIVE ENTRY VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR CITIZENS

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah     Ghana and Jamaica have both waived entry visa requirements for citizens wanting to travel to and from these two countries, with effect from 1st July, 2019. This was disclosed at a press conference addressed by the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, and …

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Kotoko beat Hearts on penalties to reach NC’s Special Competition final

  By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah     Kumasi Asante Kotoko are through to the final of the Normalisation Committee’s Special Competition after beating arch-rivals 5-4 on penalties. The match played at the Accra Sports Stadium was the semi-final encounter of the special tournament introduced to determine Ghana’s representative for next year’s …

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Nigerian arrested for attempting to kidnap boy, 4, at Maamobi

  By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The suspect at the back of a Police pickup A Nigerian has been arrested for attempting to kidnap a boy around the Maamobi polyclinic in Accra. The suspect, yet to be named, was arrested after an eyewitness raised an alarm while he was luring the 4-year-old …

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SSNIT wants contribution rate reviewed

  By.brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah       The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has called for a review of the contribution rate of workers to enable it to sustain the pension scheme and to pay workers higher pensions. Currently, the contribution rate is 11 per cent of basic …

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(pictures)GHANA TO SEND 375 QUALIFIED NURSES TO WORK IN BARBADOS

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has, in principle, agreed to a request by the Prime Minister of Barbados, Hon. Mia Amor Mottley, to send some three hundred and seventy-five Ghanaian nurses to Barbados to work in a number of their government medical facilities. …

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Photos: Launch of Shatta Movement fan club marred by clashes

By.brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   The launch of a Shatta Movement fan club at Ngleshie Amanfro in the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region on Saturday turned violent. Factions from two families are said to have clashed over chieftaincy rights and right to organise the event.     Equipment …

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Two die as Tamale Teaching Hospital runs out of oxygen

  By.brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah     Some residents of Tamale, Northern regional capital have claimed that their relatives have died at the Tamale Teaching Hospital as a result of a shortage of oxygen at the facility. Alhaji Yahaya Kasuli and Abdul Azizu Umar are peeved at the fact that the …

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10 patients go blind after injection in hospital

  By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah   Medical experts at a tertiary health institution in Kaduna State are now working round the clock to unveil the circumstances leading to the total blindness of 10 out-patients after they were injected with a drug the same day. The victims, who are regular patients of …

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Ahafo Region: Two dead, several others injured in community clashes

By:brightwebtv.com/nana asare barimah     Two persons have been confirmed dead following violent clashes between woodworkers of Ayomso and Akrodie in the Asunafo North Municipality of the Ahafo Region. Kofi Gyamfi, 27, and David Asuming, 24 both sustained gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead on arrival at the Goaso Government …

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