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TELL Shines at WAMECA Awards

On a night meant to reward media excellence, TELL again proved its worth. Anthony Akaeze, the magazine’s former senior associate editor, stood out for his reporting as he was one of seven African journalists honoured at the West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards, WAMECA, in Accra, Ghana on Saturday, October 13. The event, organised

British High Commission Hosts Winners of 2015 Future Awards

The British High Commission in Nigeria has hosted winners and nominees of The Future Awards Africa 2015 to a reception at his residence. The reception which  was held on Monday was anchored at the residence of the Ray Kyles, British Deputy High Commission. “We at the British High Commission understand the importance of recognizing the

Why Nigeria Govt Will Stop Gas Supply to Ghana

Unless Nigeria accepts the plea of Ghana, the West African neighbour  may suffer a major setback in its electricity supply, beginning from today  Friday October 16, 2015. This is because Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has threatened to cut off the gas supply to Volta River Authority, VRA, that country’s main power generation company. Nigerian

Ghana to Convert Polytechnics Into Technical Universities

The technical committee on the conversion of Polytechnics in Ghana into technical universities has set September 2016 as the effective starting date for the programme. George Afeti, Chairman of the technical committee disclosed this at a recent stakeholders’ consultation forum on the exercise in Accra. He explained that September 2016 was chosen for the commencement

Nigerian Film Makes History In US

The Nigerian film industry, popularly known as Nollywood, recently made huge strides on the international scene, when one of it’s epic movie, “Invasion 1897 (Nogbaisi Ovonramwen),” was adopted by the American government through its agency, Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, the producer of the film, said the institute decided to adopt the

Burkina Faso: African Leaders Pressure Army For Power Handover

The presidents of Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal are to visit Burkina Faso to press the military for a speedy handover of power to a civilian ruler. Representing the West African regional body, ECOWAS, Senegalese President Macky Sall, Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria and Ghana’s John Mahama are expected to arrive in the capital, Ouagadougou later today.

Ebola: Ghana suspends Resumption of Tertiary Institutions

Ghana’s public tertiary institutions will reopen later than expected for the start of the new academic session, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Deputy Minister of Education has announced. Ablakwa explained that the decision was to guarantee that an effective virus screening system was in place before foreign students traveling from affected West African countries arrived in the

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