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June 22, 2018
FIFA delegation arrives in Ghana

Joy News sources say three officials from FIFA arrived in Ghana Thursday evening for a crucial meeting with the Sports Ministry following government’s decision to initiate a process to dissolve the Ghana

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June 21, 2018
US to impose visa restrictions on Ghana

The United States (US) government has threatened to impose visa restrictions on Ghanaian citizens. This is because the US government says Ghana government was not complying with international obligations regarding the

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June 21, 2018
Stop exploiting Africa, Pope tells Europe

Europe should stop exploiting Africa and invest in ways that benefit the continent more, including by sharing mineral wealth more equitably, Pope Francis said. “We must invest in Africa, but

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June 21, 2018
Lands Commission head asked to proceed on leave

The Executive Secretary of Lands Commission has been instructed by President Akufo-Addo to proceed on leave as his contract ends in July this year. A letter signed by the Lands

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June 20, 2018
Mauritius to sell citizenship

Mauritius is offering foreigners the chance to obtain Mauritian citizenship in exchange for a non-refundable contribution of $1m (£757,400) to the national sovereign wealth fund. Applicants’ spouses and dependents are

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June 20, 2018
NADMO retrieves 2 bodies after Monday’s floods

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) on Tuesday retrieved the bodies of two persons said to have drowned in rapid flood waters following heavy rains on Monday. Narrating how one

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June 20, 2018
US quits ‘biased’ UN human rights council

The US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling it a “cesspool of political bias”. The “hypocritical and self-serving” body “makes a mockery of human rights”,

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June 19, 2018
Amidu petitioned to investigate Mahama over ‘diverted’ $13m

Four private citizens have petitioned Special Prosecutor Martin Amidu to investigate former President John Dramani Mahama for allegedly diverting $13 million meant for the development of the Western Region from

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June 19, 2018
Kwesi Nyantakyi denies receiving ‘cash gift’

The second-most powerful man in African football has branded video of him apparently taking cash gifts “lies”. Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) head Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen taking $65,000 (£48,000)

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June 18, 2018
Blasts and rockets ‘kill 31’ in Borno state, Nigeria

Two suicide bombers have attacked a town in north-eastern Nigeria only hours after the country’s army chief urged displaced residents to return home because it was safe. The blasts hit

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