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Cabinet Shake-Up: Spio Garbrah in Ayariga and Sherry Ayittey out – Spio Garbrah to stage comeback in government

Months after intense speculation of an imminent Cabinet reshuffle, it has been reported that the President, John Mahama, will announce a shake-up in his Cabinet and introduce new faces into his administration. One of the new faces is Dr. Ekow Spio Garbrah former National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential aspirant, Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, put his political career and other lucrative professional jobs on hold in order to devote more time to the service of God as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Action Chapel International. Spio Garbrah is one of Africa’s pre-eminent public servants and an authority on mass communications who has held several high-profile positions in the field. He is a former Minister of Communication of the Republic of Ghana, one-time Ambassador of Ghana to the United States and Mexico, Minister of Education, Minister responsible for Mines and Energy and a member of UNESCO’s Executive Board in Paris. He served in the cabinet during the democratic regime of Jerry John Rawlings between 1994 and 2000. Spio-Garbrah is a member of the board of directors of South Africa Telekom, AngloGold Ashanti and recently of Vodacom. He is also member of the International Advisory Board of the African Press Organization...

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Celebrating 15years of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II

Today marks 15 years anniversary of Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II,  enthronement with the mystical Golden stool in display.. Otumfuo Osei Tutu has demonstrated what chieftaincy is all about in the modern age. That is why an electrifying atmosphere dominated by rich culture awaits all who will be part of the celebration of the Akwasidae Kese to climax the anniversary. The Ashanti tribe is the largest tribe in Ghana and one of the few matrilineal societies in West Africa. Ashanti kings have retained their figurehead status even after colonization, and today, great pride in the Ashanti King lives on in the tradition of the Golden Stool. History has it that the Golden Stool, covered with pure gold, was commanded from the skies by the legendary Okomfo Anokye. It embodies the soul and power of Asante and comes into public view only when an Asantehene is being enthroned and during the celebration of important occasions like Akwasidae Kese.   Happy anniversary Otumfuo Osei Tutu...

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Apply for the Yale Young African Scholars Program

The Yale Young African Scholars Program is a new initiative that is modeled off of the Yale Young Global Scholars Program. These sessions, in Ghana and Ethiopia, are the first sessions to take place outside of Yale’s campus in New Haven, Connecticut. These sessions are intended solely for African students attending secondary school on the African continent: http://bit.ly/1iwwRBU The 2014 inaugural Yale Young African Scholars programs will be hosted by Yale University in two locations: Ghana from 11 – 15 August 2014 Ethiopia from 18 – 22 August 2014 The application deadline has been extended to 16 May...

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Congrats! Asamoah Gyan has been nominated for the Arabian Gulf League Foreign Player of the Year

Ghanaian striker Asamoah Gyan is the favourite to win this season’s Arabian Gulf League Foreign Player of the Year. The ten-man shortlist includes 3 other Africans, Senegalese Makhete Diop (Al Dhafra),  Simon Feindouno of Guinea Al and Jazira’s Abdelaziz Barrada who hails from Morocco. Gyan’s incredible scoring form makes him the overwhelming favourite to win the coveted...

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Goldkey Properties has launched the sale of new luxury apartments and townhouses in three prime areas of Accra

One of Ghana’s leading property developers, Goldkey Properties has launched the sale of new luxury apartments and townhouses in three prime areas of Accra. The properties, situated in Airport, Cantonments and Roman Ridge are built to high-spec international standards by a team of architects, renowned both locally and internationally. To date, Goldkey has been building premium quality residential and commercial facilities since it was established in 1997, primarily for rental purposes. Its flagship commercial building is “The Elizabeth”, located in the Airport residential...

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