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Seat for women divides Parliament

There was sharp division in Ghana’s Parliament on Wednesday over calls for seats to be reserved for women to ensure some sort of gender parity in the lawmaking chamber. Some members of parliament out rightly kicked against the call made by the lawmaker for Kumbungu Ras Mubarak in a statement …

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Nigerians behind kidnapping of 2 Canadian girls

Fresh details have emerged pointing to Nigerian masterminds behind the kidnapping of two Canadian girls who were volunteering in Ghana, JoyNews has learnt. Four Nigerians whose identities are yet to be confirmed held Bailey Jordan Chitty, 20, and Lauren Patricia Catherine Tilley, 19, at a house at Akyease in the Kwabre East District …

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The Czech ‘Church of Bones’: Inside Sedlec Ossuary

In the heart of the Czech countryside, Kutná Hora houses some of the most beautiful architecture in the whole of Bohemia. Positioned around 70 kilometers (about 43 miles) east of Prague, this medieval city competed politically, economically and culturally with the capital city during the 13th to 16th centuries, thanks …

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Warriors beat Raptors to keep alive NBA title hopes

The Golden State Warriors kept their pursuit of a third straight NBA title alive with a 106-105 victory over the Toronto Raptors in game five. The Raptors, seeking a first title, had led the seven-match Finals series 3-1, an advantage that has only been overturned once in play-off history. Stephen …

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Church regulation: NMC must wake up – Pastor

A forebear of the Charismatic faith in Kumasi and Head pastor of the Calvary Charismatic Centre Rev. Ransford Obeng has taken it hard on the National Media Commission for sitting aloof while clergymen commit all kinds of obscenities on television and radio stations. According to the respected clergyman, while the …

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Change governance structure of ILO – Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has called for a change in the governance structure of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the United Nations agency whose mandate is to advance social justice and promote decent work by setting international labour standards. According to President Akufo-Addo, African Ministers …

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Bedrock to leverage on technology, prompt claims payment for market leadership

Recently launched insurance firm, Bedrock Insurance Company Ltd, is determined to break through the fierce competition within the sector with a host of customer-centred innovations. Key among these innovations is technology-compliant products and service offering and prompt claims payment. Chief Executive Officer, Albert Eyeson-Ghansah, said Bedrock Insurance has already completed …

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