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The Faculty of Arts under the College of Humanities and Legal Studies of University of Cape Coast has held a day’s seminar to discuss the efforts women and their contributions towards development in Africa.

The Seminar which was on the topic; Gender, Globalization and Education was aimed at looking at the role of gender in issues of social justice, inequality, and how women are able to create an impact within the knowledge systems.

The head of Research and Graduate Studies of the College of Human Sciences of University of South Africa (UNISA), Prof. Puleng Segalo reiterated the need for women to be recognized for their contributions within the knowledge systems that impact society positively.

School authorities at the Ghana National College in the Central region have denied allegations that they were complacent in the death of a first-year student, Ruby Teiko.

The UCC district Police Command has arrested another robber at Kwaprow after a previous swoop at various points and crime prone areas on campus which led to the arrest of nine suspects.

In the latest arrest, the suspect, Isaac Kofi Grumah also known as “Short Bread” aged twenty years admitted to cutting nylon nets in the homes of unsuspecting victims’ and robbing them off their personal belongings.

Sokoto State Commissioner for Higher Education, Dr Jabbi Kilgori, says a contract of N158 million has been awarded for the construction and automation of the State university’s e-library to meet the accreditation standard.

Tension is rising between the supporters of the governing NPP and the major opposition party NDC at Krachi in the Volta Region after the District Chief Executive (DCE) of the area ordered for the removal of ex-president John Mahama’s image from the community Senior High School.
According to Accra-based Starr FM, the DCE, Augustine Appiah, claims the directive was given with the consent of the Deputy Volta Regional Minister.

Mr. Appiah said he felt the directive was rational and asked why a former president’s photo should be on a national property such as the Nchumuruman Senior High School.

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The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) in the Central Region is cautioning residents of flood prone areas to find safe relocation spots ahead of the wet season to avert any mishap.

According to the PRO, Mr. Eric Kweku Arthur, with the volume of rains expected this year, the organisation is preparing for any eventuality that will arise, hence the advice.

Two persons, including a banker who duped a Lebanese of $600,000 under the pretext of selling to him a two- storey building, have been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court.

Padmore Mensah, aka Joseph Adjebu Blankson or Francis Buah, is serving ten years imprisonment while his accomplice, Clifford Kyei Baffour Antwi, a former bank manager of the Agriculture Development Bank (ADB), was sentenced to five years imprisonment.

Nine hundred and sixty-eight (968) related robbery cases were recorded in the first quarter of 2018 across the country, ACP Joseph Oklu Gyamera, the Director General at the Criminal Investigation Department of the Ghana Police Service, has said.
Out of the number, an armed robbery took 484 cases, street robbery recorded 172, the residential theft had 124 cases, workplace robbery recorded 95, while highway robbery constituted 49 cases.

Veteran journalist Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has shot down a widely circulated quote, attributed to the embattled Ghana Football Association boss, Kwesi Nyantakyi, that President Nana Akufo-Addo is in his pocket.

The Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ashanti of Operation Vanguard, arrested four persons for engaging in illegal mining despite government’s ban on the act.

They were arrested at Freboye in the Asiwa District of the Ashanti Region on Thursday, 24 May 2018.

Women Advocacy Network (WAN), a social group of young and enterprising women at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) has donated teaching and learning materials worth GHc 3,500.00 to the Ayakumaso M/A basic school in the Sunyani West District of the Brong Ahafo Region.

The items include chalk, exercise books, textbooks, pens, pencils, mathematic sets, erasers, board instruments and crayons.

The Western Forward Operating Base (FOB West) arm of Operation Vanguard has arrested two Chinese nationals at Bredi in the Amenfi Central District of the Western Region on Friday, 25 May 2018.

Unai Emery won 87 of his 113 matches in charge at PSG

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Arsenal have confirmed the appointment of Unai Emery as their new head coach, replacing Arsene Wenger at the Emirates.

The 46-year-old Spaniard arrives at the club following a two-year spell at PSG. He led the club to a domestic treble this season, but his contract was not extended and was replaced by Thomas Tuchel.

Emery told Arsenal's official website: "I am thrilled to be joining one of the great clubs in the game.

Top 5 scandals of Kwesi Nyantakyi since he became GFA president

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Ghana Football Association (GFA) president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has been trending since news of his arrest order broke.

On Tuesday afternoon, President Akufo-Addo personally ordered the Criminal Investigative Department (CID) of the Ghana police Service to arrest the FA boss on charges of defrauding by false pretense.

Whether it’s yams for Usain Bolt or Egusi soup for Anthony Joshua, a big carbohydrate diet has always been an essential part of strong athletic performances.

Of course, the overall diet of a professional athlete is meticulously selected to ensure they maintain their well-cut out physiques that is necessary for optimal efficiency.

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Tottenham striker Harry Kane will captain England at the upcoming World Cup in Russia.

England boss Gareth Southgate named Kane as his skipper for the tournament during a meeting with the squad at St. George's Park on Monday night.

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson and Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier have previously captained England under Southgate but it is Kane who will take the armband in Russia.

Manuel Pellegrini has been appointed West Ham manager

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West Ham have confirmed the appointment of Manuel Pellegrini as their new manager on a three-year deal.

The 64-year-old Chilean, who has previously enjoyed spells in charge of Real Madrid and Manchester City, left his role with Hebei China Fortune over the weekend to join the Hammers.

Pellegrini will become the highest-paid manager in the club's history. It is understood he will receive around £7m a year, although he will be taking a significant pay cut having earned around £16m a year in China.

The C.E.O of Techiman City, Micky Charles has stated that he wants his client, Baba Mahama’s contract to be terminated by kotoko instead of sending him on loan.

The skillful center-forward is currently facing difficult life with the porcupine warriors following the arrival of Coach Paa Kwasi Fabian who has labelled the ex- Techiman City talisman as architect of internal politics in the team.

The experienced gaffer has already axed some notable players from the team of which some of them are victims of such circumstance.

Several slangs emanate from different quarters daily and Lagos, Nigeria is not different.
There are a wide range of slangs that went viral after Nigerian celebs used them in their songs or movies.

Ghanaian broadcaster and voice over artiste, Jessica Opare-Saforo, has broached the subject of who really deserves the ‘celebrity’ tag.

Speaking on Citi 97.3 FM on Wednesday, the host of Traffic Avenue said most showbiz personalities who are referred to as celebrities do not deserve that description.

I Dare You To Arrest A-Plus – MP To CID Boss

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Ningo Prampram MP, Hon. Sam George has sent a direct message to Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) daring her to arrest controversial musician Kwame Asare Darko, popularly known as A-Plus, over claims that her voice was doctored in a tape last year.

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Ghanaian model, actress, and ex-girlfriend of Kofi Adjorlolo, Victoria Lebene has been named as the face of Pineapple Cosmetics in Ghana and West Africa.

Actress loses mum

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This is a dark day for Mercy Johnson and her family as she has lost her mum to the cold hands of death.

Afia Schwarzenegger says Delay forced her to dump white boyfriend

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TV personality Afia Schwarzenegger and her former best friend, Deloris Frimpong-Manso's (Delay) feud is far from over.

The Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho has called for support for President Akufo-Addo in his bid to fight corruption.

The vice president of IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil, has said vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia should succeed his boss President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to govern the country.
He said Bawumia has proved himself as the next heir to Nana Addo.

According to him, he should succeed his boss if he [Nana Addo] refuses to seek for re-election.

The Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has disclosed that he has so far managed to secure 700 jobs in government for his constituents.
He said this is an indication that the Nana Addo led government is working well.

Acting and aspiring National Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Freddie Blay, has described as false, a statement claiming that he has stepped down from contesting as the substantive chairman of the party.
According to media reports, Blay had thrown his weight behind his closest contender, Stephen Ayensu Ntim, ahead of the party's National Delegates Conference scheduled for July 7, 2018.

Spokesperson for Freddie Blay, Richard Nyamah, speaking on the development described the information as "mischievous and a diabolic agenda" by opponents of his boss.

Founder and head pastor of the Glorious Word Ministry International, Rev Owusu Bempah who is well known for his controversial and dramatic prophesies has advised former President John Mahama not to contest in the 2020 general elections.
He said it will be a waste of time on the part of Mahama to contest because he won't win.

Owusu Bempah who has been an ardent critic of Mahama said he has no political future urging him to quit.

A Political Science lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Dr. Amakye Boateng has disclosed that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will defeat former President John Mahama in the 2020 polls.
He said Mahama has no chance if Nana Addo declares his intention go run again in spite of his age.

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Some 512 million alerts were sent last year telling people their salary had been paid in or that they were heading into an overdraft, a report shows.

The report, by banking trade body UK Finance, reveals our increasing reliance on technology to budget.

It comes as TSB continues to face difficulties with digital services.

If you want to wake up feeling more refreshed in the morning then eat these foods before bed.

Did you know that there are certain foods that you can add to your grocery list to promote a good night sleep?
The good news is that these are inexpensive foods that are good for general wellbeing as well.

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The Deputy General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho has called for support for President Akufo-Addo in his bid to fight corruption.