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Liwin To Sue Laxio Beat

Kwadwo Nkansah Liwin is preparing to sue beatmaker, Laxio Beat, for refusing to release songs he recorded in his studio. The Kumawood star in an interview on Nhyira FM in Kumasi said he has paid Laxio over $2000 for three ...

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We have no research on our shelves – CSIR

The Director-General of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Dr Victor Agyeman, has spoken against the notion that many of the country’s research findings are gathering dust on shelves. While it is the generally held belief that development ...

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Ghana’s education is almost useless – Amoako-Baah

Political science lecturer at KNUST, Dr. Richard Amoako-Baah has argued that Ghana’s independence appears meaningless because successive leaders preoccupy themselves with building monuments instead of passing on knowledge to the next generation. Due to that wrong mindset, much was not ...

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Kanye West, Rihanna and Jay Z turn Twitter blue in #TIDALforALL promotion

Not a charity campaign, but marketing support for the rapper’s imminent relaunch of Spotify rival Tidal, the streaming service he just acquired Kanye West is among the musicians turning their Twitter profiles blue to promote the Tidal streaming service. Photograph: ...

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Ghana could save more than $1m by prioritising nutrition – NGO

Ghana could gain about $1.16 million over the next 10 years if the government should concentrate on improving nutrition. Ms Victoria Wise, Facilitator for UN REACH, a nongovernmental organization, which advocates the improvement in nutrition, has said. Discussing the “Overview ...

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Stakeholders adopt Draft National Food Safety Policy

Stakeholders in the food safety industry have adopted the draft national Food Safety Policy for its implementation to protect consumers and offer assurance for safe food for export. The policy, when implemented would foster close collaboration between stakeholders in agriculture, ...

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Kenya: Agriculture CS Felix Koskei Steps Aside, Maintains He Is Not Corrupt

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Felix Koskei has stepped aside to pave way for investigations into corruption allegations against him. Koskei becomes the first person to step aside after President Uhuru’s remarks in Parliament during the State of the Nation address on ...

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Nigeria election: Counting under way after close poll

Counting is under way in Nigeria’s presidential election, with the incumbent Goodluck Jonathan facing a strong challenge from former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari. The election commission (Inec) said it hoped to announce the winner on Monday. The UN has praised ...

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Ghana’s burgeoning tech start-ups

Whether you are talking about a Silicon Valley Roundabout, Fen or Wadi – there is no shortage of countries looking to adorn their mantelpieces with a hi-tech hub. But in the developing world, and especially in Africa, getting that unique ...

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FAO Organizes Capacity Building In Digital Soil Mapping In Africa For Stakeholders

The Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO has organized a capacity building workshop on digital soil mapping in Africa for stakeholders at the Dodowa Forest Hotel. Speaking to Rite FM in an exclusive interview,  Mr. Omotu Christian who is one of ...

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