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  1. Police Criticised Over Pastor Chris Special TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Ghanamma.com

    Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Junior has criticised the Police Administration for treating popular Nigerian preacher, Pastor Chris like a visiting President. The South African based Nigerian pastor is in the country for the much- anticipated 'Night of Bliss' crusade at the Black Star Square and as a result, the Greater Accra Regional police has blocked major roads to make way for the crusade, which is expected to be attended by thousands of Christians.

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  2. Why treat Pastor Chris like president? - Pratt fumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | GhanaWeb

    Veteran Journalist Kwasi Pratt Jr is livid over the decision by the Greater Accra Regional Police Command to temporarily block some roads in Accra on Friday 5th February ahead of the 'Night of Bliss' event organized by renowned Pastor Chris Oyakhilome's Christ Embassy Church at the Black Star square. According to him, he finds it difficult to understand why the event was allowed to take place on a Friday which is already a busy day for Ghanaians and the motoring public.

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  3. Accra's - busy' roads blocked to host Pastor ChrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | GhanaWeb

    The Ghana Police Service will temporarily close down some major roads in the national capital, Accra, ahead of a major crusade by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of the Christ Embassy Church at the Black Stars Square on Friday, February 5. A statement from the service indicated that the roads will be closed to motorists from midday on Friday to the early hours of Saturday. "The general public especially motorists are humbly requested to observe these arrangements and plan for alternative routes before embarking on their respective journeys.

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  4. Jay and Nii Quartey found music, then their calling - helping street childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    JayNii Streetwise Foundation is an orphanage, primary school, and arts center that thrives in a struggling neighborhood of Accra, Ghana's capital city. Jay Quartey and her husband, Nii , run a home for street children in Accra, Ghana.

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  5. EL talks about his first breakupRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    While some celebrities are not comfortable talking about their past relationships, record producer, rapper and sound engineer Elom Adablah thinks otherwise. For him, he has no issue talking or visiting his past relationship and that is why he can confidently come out and say that out of the breakups he has ever had in his life, his first hurts the most.

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  6. FK Jagodina arrives in Kumasi ahead of tonight's clash against KotokoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Asante Kotoko 80th Anniversary cup match opponent, FK Jagodina from Serbia have arrived safely in Kumasi ahead of Sunday's clash against the Ghanaian side. FK Jagodina were supposed to arrive early in Accra but due to bad weather conditions their flight enroute to Accra was delayed as they had to wait for hours going through their travelling process and touching down late at the Kotoka International Airport.

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  7. Augustine Arhinful blasts Avram Grant's coaching seminar as a mere propagandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Ex Ghana striker Augustine Arhinful says Avram Grant's meeting with Premier League coaches is a mere publicity stunt with no substance. The former Chelsea boss interacted with the various coaches of Ghanaian top flight clubs in a one-day seminar held on Friday at the Alisa Hotel.

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  8. Lebanese community supports law studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    The Lebanese Community has for the third consecutive time provided scholarship to 16 students from the Law Faculty of the University of Ghana at the Financial Aid Office of the School's campus in Accra. The Award scheme, an initiative of the Lebanese Embassy and the Lebanese Community in the country was for students who distinguished themselves in academics during the 2014/2015 academic year.

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  9. Beautiful Ghana is going placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Welcome to Accra the star of West Africa where the pap is sour and the air smells like hot salami; where tiny goats skip freely across heavily congested roads; and where everybody from the bottlestore owner to the guy who won Big Brother Africa is a part-time fashion designer. It is a proud and patriotic city with the fastest-growing population of millionaires in Africa.

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  10. Silversea Cruises land adventure spotlights Akwasidae FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The centuries-old event is held in Ghana, and cruise guests can opt to experience the festival as a pre-cruise add-on. Silversea Cruises , a luxury line that's all about cultural immersion for its guests, has created an optional six-day land adventure in Ghana as an add-on to a 16-day voyage that visits the West African coast next March.

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  11. Silversea Silver Cloud cruise to showcase the amazing Festival of the AkwasidaeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Culture-seeking seafarers will have a rare opportunity to experience the Festival of Akwasidae on a Silversea Silver Cloud voyage on March 16, 2016. The luxury cruise line is offering a chance o gain unique insights into the culture, history, and people of Ghana on a 16-day West Africa cruise from Tema to Barcelona.

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  12. Pay attention to tourism sector - " Dep. MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    Mr Isaac Nii Djanmah Vanderpuye, Greater Accra Regional Deputy Minister, has called on tourism stakeholders to pay much attention to the sector to enable it continues to support the economic development of the country. He said the potentials of the sector were enormous and with the right investments it would promote the economic wellbeing of the people.

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  13. An excellent introduction to West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Yahoo!

    I am sitting in a thatched-roof beach bar, tucking into a plate of fried plantain, which are beautifully golden, caramelised and sweet and accompany a bowl of red red, a traditional, spicy, black-eyed bean and palm oil stew. It's lunchtime and I'm overlooking the waves crashing on the shore as the next fishing longboat is pulled in.

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  14. Arrival of modern mall excites Achimota residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    Reports that the Achimota Retail Centre is ready for business and would open on Thursday have ignited a lot of anxiety and excitement among residents in communities around Accra's latest shopping centre. Residents in the neighbouring estates of Parakou, Ashongman, Kwabenya, Tantra Hill and even students at the campuses of the University of Ghana say they cannot wait to see the shopping centre open, as it will mark the end of cumbersome commuting to and from downtown Accra for basic shopping and decent recreation.

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  15. 6,000 Ghanaians win US Visa LotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    More than a million Ghanaians entered the 2016 Diversity Immigrant Visa Programme for 2016 for a chance to travel to the United States of America to seek greener pastures. Out of the number, 6,000 Ghanaians were successfully selected in the computerised random selection process.

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  16. 2015 Entrepreneurs Solution Summit heldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    African Bagg, a recruitment consultancy that source international and locally based professional to rewarding careers in Ghana, on October 1, 2015, organised 2015 Entrepreneurs Solutions Summit at Alisa Hotel in Accra. The 2015 Entrepreneurs Solution Summit was organised to bring together like-minded entrepreneurs, influential business leaders and thinkers to share ideas on how to enrich and grow businesses.

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  17. Ghana's new creative scene: Stylish new places to eat, drink and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | The Independent

    Ghana's economic boom took a blow from tumbling oil prices, but an energetic group of people is picking up the pieces in Accra. As a tourist in Accra, where traffic queues are a daily challenge, getting stuck in one actually gives you plenty of time to look around.

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  18. Information on Millennium Marathon RegistrationRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    The Management and organizers of the Millennium Marathon wish to remind participants that the event day is drawing closer and there is the need for them to register if they want to win the Peugeot car and other prizes at stake. According to Selali Tsegah of the Millennium Marathon Sports Ltd , registration is still going on at the Aviation Social Center at very moderate fee and advices all potential winners to register.

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  19. Town and Country Planning works to reduce traffic in AccraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    The Town and Country Planning is collaborating with the Department of Urban Roads to plan and demarcate a 94-kilometre outer ring road for the Accra Metropolis to help ease traffic in the city. This would also ensure that traffic is properly routed from the city centre as work is currently ongoing to acquire the proposed road reservation for future development, Mr Mahama Ayariga, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation announced in Accra on Tuesday.

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  20. Town and Country Planning works to reduce traffic in AccraRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | GhanaWeb

    The Town and Country Planning is collaborating with the Department of Urban Roads to plan and demarcate a 94-kilometre outer ring road for the Accra Metropolis to help ease traffic in the city. This would also ensure that traffic is properly routed from the city centre as work is currently ongoing to acquire the proposed road reservation for future development, Mr Mahama Ayariga, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation announced in Accra on Tuesday.

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