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Ghana security forces rescue Canadian women hostages

Two Canadian women have been rescued after they were kidnapped last week by gunmen in Ghana’s second city, Kumasi, a government minister has said. The two students, aged 19 and 20, were working as volunteers for a charity when they were seized. Kidnappings in Ghana, regarded as one of West Africa’s most stable states, are […]

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Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch travels to Kenya and Ghana

Assistant Secretary will underscore our deep and sustained commitment to the protection of U.S. citizens overseas and the facilitation of legitimate travel to the United States WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, — Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch is traveling June 10-15 to Nairobi, Kenya, and Accra, Ghana. The Assistant Secretary […]

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Nine out of ten breast cancer patients foot medical bill

A new study shows that nine out of every 10 breast cancer patients in Nigeria and Ghana have to pay for their breast cancer diagnostic tests and treatment themselves. Breast cancer diagnosis can be prohibitively expensive In Kenya, the figure stands at three out of every 10 patient, says the report by Switzerland-based biotech company […]

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Kidnapping of 2 Canadians in Kumasi : Canada issues crime alert to its citizens in Ghana

Canada has issued an alert to its citizens in Ghana to step up their security following the kidnapping of two of its nationals in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi. The Canadian government in a tweet said, “Be aware of your surroundings and avoid walking alone or displaying signs of wealth. Ensure that windows and doors […]

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with President Akufo-Addo of the Republic of Ghana

The two leaders looked forward to the High-Level Dialogue on Financing for Development that Canada and Ghana will co-host later this year at the United Nations VANCOUVER, Canada, June 5, 2019/ — On the occasion of Women Deliver 2019, Prime Minister Trudeau met with President Akufo-Addo of Ghana. The two leaders discussed their shared commitment […]

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EC opens up to the public over its operations

As part of efforts to demystify its operations bring the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana closer to the citizenry, the Commission has started engaging with stakeholders in the society. The purpose of these consultations, according to a statement signed and released in Accra by the Commission’s Sylvia Annor, is to hear first-hand what the concerns […]

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ARB Apex Bank renews contract with Temenos for Inclusive Banking

Ghana’s ‘mini’ Central Bank for Rural & Community Banks opts for cloud-native, cloud-agnostic Temenos Infinity and Temenos T24 Transact GENEVA, Switzerland, — Temenos (SIX: TEMN) (www.Temenos.com), the banking software company, today announced that ARB Apex Bank has chosen to renew its contract with Temenos to continue its mission to provide banking and non-banking services for […]