Tag: Ghana

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Wilfred OkicheNovember 2, 2021

How ‘Comic Relief’ is fighting malaria with film in Ghana and Tanzania

For Amil Shivji, it started with a one-page pitch. Comic Relief, the United Kingdom based charity organisation founded by comedian ...

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Ado AminuOctober 27, 2021

Archbishop of Canterbury criticises Ghana anti-LGBT bill | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Soldier admits role in 1987 ...

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Ado AminuSeptember 22, 2021

Kenyan shilling remains under pressure on strong dollar demand | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: FG set to recover £200 ...

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Ado AminuSeptember 20, 2021

Manufacturers’ demand for forex nears $2b amid scarcity, weak naira | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Ghanaians celebrate Michaela Coel’s historic ...

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Ado AminuSeptember 2, 2021

Superstar, Drake announces Tems will be on his CLB album | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Music superstar Drake announces Tems ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 18, 2021

Reddington Zaine Laboratory creates additional COVID testing centres for travelling Nigerians

As the world begins to recover from the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, various measures have been adopted by ...

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Ado AminuAugust 13, 2021

Freed Commissioner says his kidnap was a set-up that left gunmen in tears, UN Human Rights Council opposes Ghana’s anti-gay bill | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: Freed Niger State Commissioner says his kidnap was ...

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Ado AminuAugust 12, 2021

Shell to Pay $110 Million to End 30-Year Nigeria Oil Spill Case, Ghana’s president in tight spot over anti-LGBT law | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: Shell to Pay $110 Million to End 30-Year ...

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Ado AminuAugust 5, 2021

What happens when 2 gay and 3 straight men walk into a bar?

If you are going by all the horrible stories of violence against queer bodies across the world – from the ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 12, 2021

Jack of all ‘shades:’ Is Ghana or Nigeria, the Giant of Africa? | The #YNaijaCover

It’s another sad day for patriots and citizens with firm belief and hope in Project Nigeria with the announcement of ...

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Bernard DayoMarch 31, 2021

Against homophobia in Ghana, LGBTQ Ghanaians are changing their profile pictures red on Twitter

For some time now, LGBTQ Ghanaians have been living in fear and isolation stemming from the constant attacks that Ghanaian ...

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Ado AminuFebruary 24, 2021

Is Ghana the emerging African Giant? | The #YNaijaCover

Ghana could well be an emerging African Giant. Or could it? In yet another first, since Africa’s spirited clamour for ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 5, 2021

Ease of Undoing Business: Outrage greets CBN’s announcement on Cryptocurrencies | The #YNaijaCover

Friday, 5th February 2021 was another day of drama in Nigeria which is fast becoming a theatre of absurdities with ...

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Ado AminuDecember 9, 2020

#GhanaDecides: Political violence is an African reality that must die by fire

Africa’s exemplary democracy – Ghana, as it turns out is only exemplary because of the depth of rot all around ...

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Ado AminuDecember 8, 2020

Ghana, shade us, we are your politically chaotic neighbours

The perennial friendly sparring between Ghana and Nigeria has resurfaced in the wake of the just-concluded elections in Ghana. Reported ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 1, 2020

#NigeriaAt60: 10 things we learnt from President Buhari’s Independence Anniversary speech

As is common with previous Independence Anniversaries, President Muhammadu Buhari, addressed Nigerians in an early morning broadcast Thursday. The President’s ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 21, 2020

‘Criminal attacks’ on Nigerian High Commission in Ghana sparks uproar

Reports of violent attacks on the residential quarters of the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana spurred conversation on social media ...

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EditorOctober 16, 2019

What happens to the AfCTFA now that the borders are closed?

The Nigerian Customs authority has spent the last month ‘experimenting’ with the country’s road borders. But not all the country’s ...

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EditorJanuary 31, 2019

Ghana’s New Tribe: The Future Awards Africa unveils 50 outstanding young Ghanaians

Africa’s biggest youth awards, The Future Awards Africa (TFAA) has unveiled the coveted list of young Ghanaians with outstanding achievements ...

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Edwin OkoloAugust 23, 2018

Ghana has ‘convinced’ 400 gay and lesbian people to join a gay conversion camp

It seems Nigeria’s obsession with controlling the lives of LGBT people is finally spreading to its neighbours. This is something ...

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EditorJune 23, 2018

Yahoo Plus: Nigeria’s 419 scam network is spreading into Ghana

By Olivia Ndubusi Internet fraud from Nigeria is not new, yet the sophistication of local cyber criminals has intensified and ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 24, 2018

AFRIMA 2018 calendar unveiled as Ghanaian President comes on board

The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) unveiled its calendar of events for the 5th edition in Ghana on Monday, May 21, 2018. ...

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Feyi FawehinmiJanuary 4, 2018

Feyi Fawehinmi: War is good; Africa needs it

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

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ToluSeptember 14, 2017

Insiders: “Mr Eazi is a Lagos boy who went to Ghana for a few years and now thinks he’s heir apparent”

Mr Eazi’s music may be a popular favourite among the Nigerian audience but the man himself has stepped on toes ...

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Rachel OgbuMay 31, 2017

Sarah Owusu is a self-taught contemporary Ghanaian artist based in the UK

by Rachel Ogbu// Sarah Owusu has been named one of the artists to watch in 2017. The self-taught contemporary Ghanaian ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2017

5 Nigerians arrested in Ghana for allegedly selling genital enhancement drugs

The Western Regional Police in Ghana, has arrested five Nigerians for allegedly selling contraband medicines, mostly for the enlargement of ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 19, 2017

Will you be attending this Chelsea FC thanksgiving service?

by Omoleye Omoruyi Well, a church in Ghana has decided to celebrate the English Premier League victory of Chelsea by organising ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 29, 2017

The Thread: Jollof wars | Did Lai Mohammed mistakenly throw Nigeria under the bus on CNN?

Richard Quest of CNN’s Quest Means Business has been in town for a while- after 10 years. He has jogged ...

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AzeezFebruary 4, 2017

“I would do it all over again” | Toke Makinwa defies Maje Ayida’s threats (WATCH)

Media Personality, Toke Makinwa has continued to promote her book ‘On Becoming’ despite legal threats from her enstranged husband, Maje ...

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