SOLAR ENERGY TO POWER SCHOOLS.

SOLAR ENERGY TO POWER SCHOOLS. Boakye Agyarko Parliament on Tuesday ratified the Framework Agreement on the Establishment of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for Ghana to become a member of ISA, which has 121 member countries, to access $2 billion Indian credit facility for the adoption of renewable energy in Africa as an alternative to more expensive sources of energy. After the ratification, the Minister for Energy, Boakye Agyarko told the parliamentary press that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government was bent on aggressively resorting to renewable energy to help reduce cost of production of energy, which has direct bearing on the national budget and also dependence on hydro-power which

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EXPLOSION AT MADINA-ATOMIC JUNCTION GOIL FILLING STATION.(VIDEO & PHOTOS)

EXPLOSION AT MADINA-ATOMIC JUNCTION GOIL FILLING STATION.(VIDEO & PHOTOS) Residents in and around Madina, Atomic Junction and a section of the main campus of the University of Ghana run helter-skelter following an explosion that occured at a gas station in Atomic Junction, near Madina in the Greater Accra Regional. The residents some of whom were almost half naked run for their lives following the explosion. The nature of the explosion caused pandemonium in Madina, Legon and its environs. It is unclear what might have led to the explosion. Heavy vehicular traffic caused by the explosion on the Accra-Aburi stretch of the road. Reports coming in shows road has been diverted

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YVONNE NELSON DUE FOR BIRTH IN FEW MONTHS.

YVONNE NELSON DUE FOR BIRTH IN FEW MONTHS. Nigerian-based blogger, Linda Ikeji is reporting that all is set for Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson to deliver her first baby. According to the website, the screen goddess is heavily pregnant. This report comes to confirm an earlier report by ghanacelebrities.com that suggested that the actress got married to a secret lover and had got pregnant for the man some months after their marriage. Background Persons familiar with the ‘new journey’ of Nelson tell livefmghana.com, she conceived months ago and is excited about being a mother. Several persons on the set of season three of her Television series Heels and Sneakers added that

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RAINS COLLAPSE RAWLINGS’ FENCE WALL.

RAINS COLLAPSE RAWLINGS’ FENCE WALL. The Collapsed wall of Rawlings’ House at Ridge Former President Jerry John Rawlings was not spared by yesterday’s heavy downpour that hit most parts of southern Ghana, as the walls of his Ridge residence in Accra were pulled down by the storm. The collapsed walls, according to Citi Fm’s report, resembled the remnants of an Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) demolition exercise. There were at least four police officers at post at Mr Rawlings’ residence, but his security detail declined to speak to the media. Apart from Mr Rawlings’ residence, other parts of the capital recorded serious flooding as well as heavy vehicular traffic on major roads such

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BREAKING NEWS: WASSA AKROPONG LOCALS CHASE CHINESE OVER SUSPECTED MURDER.

BREAKING NEWS: WASSA AKROPONG LOCALS CHASE CHINESE OVER SUSPECTED MURDER. Reports reaching Graphic Online from Wassa Akropong suggest that angry youth of the town are on the rampage following the shooting to death of a local by a Chinese national. A combined team of police, military and traditional leaders are struggling to calm down the enraged youth who are baying for the blood of Chinese residents and have set ablaze a number vehicles and torched a house. Details emerging from the incident indicate that the yet to be identified Chinese national shot and killed a local named Godwin Quaicoe over a misunderstanding resulting from a plumbing service. Quaicoe is thought

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GHANA’S WORLD CUP HOPES FADE AFTER UGANDA DRAW.

GHANA’S WORLD CUP HOPES FADE AFTER UGANDA DRAW. The Black Stars have seen their chances of qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia fade after a goalless draw against Uganda in Kampala on Saturday. Ghana, sitting third in Group E and already with only a slender chance of qualifying, needed a convincing win in their penultimate match at the Nelson Mandela Stadium, but ultimately came up short. And the result means Egypt will qualify for the first time in 28 years with a win tomorrow against Congo Brazzaville. Despite fielding a depleted side, the Black Stars put on a decent performance and probably could have won the day. They

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