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Giving Boost to the Climate Chance Summit: A review of two Declarations

About three decades ago , the world converged in Rio in Brazil,  marking  a significant   footprint of the  international community’s concern  about  Climate Change  and  related induced risk on humankind  growth and development .Since  then, Climate  Change  which  manifest  in   global warming have  gained  prominence  in  international development  discussion  landscape,   leading to    the creation  of  a  dedicated  convention  under the ...

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Turkey-Syria offensive: US sanctions Turkish ministries

The US has imposed sanctions on Turkish ministries and senior government officials in response to the country’s military offensive in northern Syria. President Donald Trump also phoned his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to demand an immediate truce, Vice-President Mike Pence said. Mr Pence said he would travel to the region “as quickly as possible”. The move comes after criticism ...

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Re-register your SIM by June 2020 or lose your phone number – Ursula

The Ministry of Communications has announced that all mobile phone users will have to re-register their SIM numbers (Subscriber Identity Module) from 1st January, 2020 to 30th June 2020 or lose the numbers as they will be deactivated. The measure, according to Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful, Minister of Communications, will help monitor and track down persons who use their phones ...

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Citizens of Ghana, organise!

One factor that sustains the political establishment, or the Old Guard, is that Ghanaian citizens cannot put aside partisanship for collective action. I think it is about time, as a people, that we made a decision on the political culture. It is either we commit ourselves to redefining politics and pushing for progress or retreat and maintain a system that ...

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Africa must fund her own transformation – Rwanda’s Paul Kagame

The African continent cannot continue to rely on foreign aid to finance its transformation, President Paul Kagame has said. Kagame was speaking in Abidjan at the 8th CGECI (Confédération Générale des Entreprises de Côte d’Ivoire) Academy, the largest annual gathering of Private Sector in the West African country. The summit brings together the private sector of the West African countries ...

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IGP gives new directives to check extortion, unprofessional conduct by police

The Inspector General of Police, James Oppong-Boanuh has issued new directives to guide police traffic duties, highway patrols, barrier duties among others. A statement from the police said the new directives were in response to numerous complaints from the public about unprofessional conduct of some officers. The statement, signed by the Director of Public Affairs Department, ACP David Eklu said, ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo reaches 700 career goals

Cristiano Ronaldo reached 700 career goals in official matches by scoring for Portugal in their 2-1 loss to Ukraine in a Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner converted a penalty in the 72nd minute after a Ukraine player was judged to have handled a long-range shot in the box. Ronaldo is the sixth player to achieve the feat, following ...

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October rains not unusual – Meteorological Agency

The Ghana Meteorological Agency has ruled out climate change as the reason why Ghana is experiencing rains in October. Public Relations Officer of the Agency, Papa Nii Clegg in an interview with Joy News said the change is not new and forecast more rains in the coming weeks. “The rains we are experiencing in October is not unusual. It could ...

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Death penalty no longer relevant, abolish it – Amnesty International to gov’t

Amnesty International Ghana has renewed calls for abolishing of the death penalty in Ghana, as recommended by the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC). According to the agency, the sentence has lost its usefulness and has had adverse effects on relatives and children of incarcerated parents who are on the death row. In a Citi News interview, Board Chair of Amnesty International ...

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NCA shuts down 57 FM stations

Fifty-seven out of the 144 Frequency Modulation (FM) stations that were cited for various infractions in an audit exercise by the National Communications Authority (NCA) have been shut down, the Minister of Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu Ekuful, has said. “In accordance with the decisions of the Electronic Communication Tribunal (ECT), 30 out of the 57 stations have submitted fresh applications ...

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