Africa: Stranded Ghanaian to be sent back home after 25 years– Official

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday that they will begin immediately, the process of getting Ghanaian Hassan Kennedy, also known as Hassan Ali Hassan, back to his homeland. Kennedy’s plight of being stranded here in St Vincent for over 25 years was highlighted in SEARCHLIGHT’s editions of Friday, June 14, 2019 and Tuesday, August 13, 2019. On Tuesday […]

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Africa: Ghanaian lawmaker accused of conniving with doctor to issue false report on Lulu-Briggs’ death

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Bernard Oko-Boye, a member of Ghanaian parliament has been accused of conniving with Killian Boampong-Konam, a doctor at the Kotoka airport clinic, to issue a false autopsy on the death of Benson Lulu-Briggs, chairman of Moni Pulo Limited. Lulu-Briggs’ death since December 2018 has been trailed by controversy with the billionaire’s three sons demanding another autopsy on their father. According […]

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Africa: Ghana woos Diaspora nationals with tax holiday

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The Ghanaian Government has appealed to its citizens in Diaspora and other nationals to leverage on the five years tax holiday operational in the country for new businesses. Ghana’s Consul-General James Nyasembi spoke at the weekend during the Ghana Diaspora Home Coming Summit pre-event cocktail at the Consulate House in Ikeja. Nyasembi noted that the summit was introduced by President […]

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Africa: Ghanaian Security Operatives Rescues Two Abducted Canadians

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Ghanaian security operatives have rescued two Canadians women abducted in the Ashanti region of the country. According to a statement from the country’s Ministry of Information, signed by the Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, details of the operation and ongoing efforts are on to ensure that similar incidents are successfully resolved. He said: “Government continues to encourage the media and commentators […]

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Africa: Nigerian, Ghanaian officials hold crucial meeting amidst deportation of each other’s citizens

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Ghanaian authorities scrambled Friday to forestall a further escalation of a deportation row that has gripped both their country and Nigeria in recent weeks. Kwame Takyi, comptroller-general of Ghana Immigration Service, came calling at his Nigerian counterpart Mohammed Babandede’s office in Abuja on Friday afternoon, during which both countries discussed issues surrounding deportation of one another’s citizens. The visit comes […]

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News: Nigerian men the best in Africa, Ghanaian lady says

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A Ghanaian lady has described Nigerian men as the “best in Africa.” She based her assertion on how Nigerian men supposedly treat the women in their lives. The lady, Zipporah, said this in a tweet via her Twitter handle @Z_Tetteh. The thread started on Monday, where she narrated her experience with Nigerian men. She also revealed that she is currently […]

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Africa: Ghanaian Airline Launches Service in Liberia

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Liberia’s premier airport, the Roberts International Airport is not only experiencing major facelifts on its runway and terminals, but is at the same time attracting investments that are geared towards opening up the country for more investment, especially in realization of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) regional economic integration—And it is in this vein that the Ghanaian […]

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Africa: Ghanaian Singer walks out of interview after she’s told Nigerian Jollof is the best

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Ghanaian music diva Efya was in Lagos over the weekend as she was billed to perform at the 2017 Buckwyld n Breathless concert. Efya as part of her media tour came by the NET for an interview where she spoke about the challenges in the Ghanaian music industry, her affiliation with Wizkid and also hinted at an upcoming project. Asked […]

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Tourism: Rush for Ghanaian dishes in Lagos as Akwaaba Africa Travel Market ends

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There was mad rush for Ghanaian dishes at the end of this year’s Akwaaba Africa Travel Market conference and exhibition in Lagos, Nigeria. Members of the Chefs Association of Ghana gave the packed auditorium a treat with boiled plantain and palava sauce, gari fotor, mashed plantain and kelewe. A long queue of more than 200 people formed, with each person […]

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Africa: Ghanaian chef to cook ‘waakye’ for Queen Elizabeth of England

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Ghanaian chef, Chef Elijah Amoo Addo has accepted a request by Queen Elizabeth to cook for her. Elijah Amoo Addo, a food stylist, was in the UK to receive the Queen’s Young Leaders Award for his contribution to community development in Ghana. “The most fascinating of it all is having to meet the Queen and for the Queen to ask […]

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