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Wives have equal share in husbands’ properties – Lawyer

All properties acquired by a husband technically belong to their wives too You cannot will a family land to your children even if you have properties on them because you only have “life interest” in them and not a “succession interest” – your interest ceases when you die. When you develop a family property that is not shared among you, ...

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University of Ghana reviews undergrad courses to focus on entrepreneurship

The University of Ghana is in the process of reviewing its undergraduate study programmes to focus more on entrepreneurship, critical and analytical thinking, as well as intellectual development. The Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Samuel Kwame Offei, said going forward, their programmes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, would concentrate on creating the 21st century graduate, by ...

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Kwabenya Police Station raid: Suspects picked up for screening

Police in Accra have begun screening an undisclosed number of suspects picked up in connection with the deadly Sunday dawn jailbreak at Kwabenya in the Greater Accra Region. Gunmen, numbering about six, shot and killed a Monitoring Inspector, Inspector Emmanuel Ashilevi, who tried to stop the jailbreak at the station, before freeing seven of the inmates. The seven escapees, a ...

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MOFA sheds more light on fighting Fall Army Worms

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture at a media interaction has refuted claims that the Fall Army worm outbreak was developed in foreign laboratories. The department of Agriculture under the ministry says the fall army worm have been existence for ages and the it is focusing on how to “control their rate of destruction.” “The pest has come to stay, ...

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Bawumia’s return from UK ‘medical rest’ uncertain – Hamid

Government says it is unsure how long Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia will be away on medical leave in the UK. Information Minister, Mustapha Abdul Hamid, told Joy News “He will come back to work depending on the advice of Doctors.” Remaining tight-lipped about the illness that necessitated Dr Bawumia’s sudden medical leave, he stressed, however, that the Vice President ...

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GIJ demands apology from Casely-Hayford

The Students’ Representative Council of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) is demanding an apology from Member of pressure group, Occupy Ghana, Sydney Casely-Hayford. Sydney Casely-Hayford said most of the female students at GIJ, are more concerned about what they wear than their training. “Go to the Ghana Institute of Journalism, GIJ, and look at the students who are coming ...

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President’s media encounter: Kwesi Pratt narrates how he struggled to ask a question

Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr has shared his experience during the media encounter with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The President had an encounter with the media at the Flagstaff House Wednesday. After the encounter, some journalists bemoaned the fact that they didn’t get the chance to ask their questions. Contributing to a panel discussion on ...

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Akufo-Addo running ‘sound bite’ government – Sam George

President Akufo-Addo is an excellent speech reader but hollow on substance, Sam George has observed. According to the Ningo Prampram MP, the President appears to be focused on providing attracting sound bites and inserts for the media than focusing on improving the standard of living of Ghanaians. The criticism comes after the President extolled his performance in a meeting with ...

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Omane Boamah behind ‘HAMID 1-18’ Land Cruiser propaganda – Hamid

The Minister for Information, Mustapha Abdul Hamid has accused former Minister of Communications, Dr Edward Omani Boamah of allegedly spreading falsehood about him being the owner of a custom made cross-country vehicle with a customized number plate[HAMID 1-18]. Mr Hamid while addressing journalists in Wa on Thursday, said the reason for saying that was the fact the story was first ...

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