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September, 2017

  • 19 September

    AU member states endorse the draft statute of the African Audiovisual & Cinema Commission

    The Ministers also approved establishment of the AACC Temporary Secretariat in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, Kenya, September 19, 2017/ — The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the African audiovisual and cinema industry. The audiovisual and cinema industry accounts for US$5 billion in continental GDP. …

  • 19 September

    FN Business Awards 2017 Opens Nominations

    Ghana-based media network and publishers of www.fnnewsonline.com, FN Network, has opened nominations for the first edition of its newly launched FN Business Awards, 2017. FN Business Awards is an annual awards ceremony instituted to honour and celebrate growing Ghanaian businesses, start-ups, SMEs, and individuals making meaningful impacts on society. The …

  • 19 September

    Group begs Sports Minister to help reinstate SESSA Games

    Some coaches of the various National Federations have made a passionate appeal to the Minister of Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah to help revive the Security Services Sports Association (SESSA) Games. According to them, the absence of the Games is having a negative impact in the promotion and development of …

  • 18 September

    Free SHS: First-years posted to uncompleted Community Day School

    First-year students who were posted to the Drobonso Community Day Senior High School at Sekyere Afram Plains in the Ashanti Region had to be turned away because the school is not in operation. The school, which is the first and the only Senior High School in the District, is part …

  • 18 September

    Not another public holiday to celebrate the founding of a political party – IMANI Boss

    The Founding President of IMAN Ghana, Mr. Franklin Cudjoe is cautioning government over its decision to declare August 4 on the nation’s calendar as a public holiday saying it will open the floodgates for possible too many public holiday demands. Mr. Cudjoe was commenting on a statement issued by government …

  • 17 September

    Uganda: Minister disguised as patient catches corrupt hospital workers collecting bribe

    KAMPALA, Uganda – Uganda’s health minister disguised herself as a patient and caught two medical workers demanding a bribe for free government services, she told AFP on Saturday. Health Minister Sarah Opendi said she wore a face veil and travelled to a hospital in the capital Kampala on a boda-boda (motorbike taxi) …

  • 17 September

    September 21 to be observed as Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day


    The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has issued an Executive Instrument to commemorate September 21 – Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s birthday as ‘Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day’ and observed as a public holiday. This was contained is a press statement signed by Mr. Eugene Arhin, Communication Director at the presidency. The day …

  • 17 September

    Nana Addo to scrap Kwame Nkrumah’s Birthday as Founder’s Day

    The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo is set to scrap the September 21 – the date of birth of Ghana’s first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah as Ghana’s Founder’s Day. This was contained in the statement signed by the Director of Communication at the Presidency, Mr. Eugene Arhin. …

  • 17 September

    Sierra Leone: “There is no dignity in this kind of life” – Herbert BiCool Bangura

    By: Fatmata Turay Community Solutions Program Leader, Herbert BiCool Bangura said conscious efforts must be made to “dignify life” in Sierra Leone. This he said when he made some donations to August 14th Floods and Landslides victims in Sierra Leone. It could be recalled that on August 14th this year, …

  • 17 September

    Ghana Rugby gets new kit sponsor

    Panafrican Equipment Group has been unveiled as the new kit sponsors of the Ghana Eagles, the national team of the Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU). The sponsorship package which included an undisclosed cash amount, kit for the national rugby team and sports bags would be valid for a 12-month period. …