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British Council Ghana gets new head.

October sees the departure of John Payne as country director of the British Council after three years in the post. He is to be replaced by Moses Anibaba, who was born and grew up in London but has his...
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Batman Samini wins Music of Black Origin award.

This years best African act award at the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) awards has gone to Ghanaian hiplife artist Batman Samini. The musician stood against fellow Africans from Uganda, South Africa and...
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Efua Sutherland anniversary conference.

There will be a symposium on the pioneering Ghanaian playwright and childrens author Efua T. Sutherland starting from 30 August as part of a year-long festival to mark the tenth anniversary of her dea...
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Ghanaian traditional group to perform in the United States.

The Accra-based Asontaba Cultural Group has been invited to perform at the 2006 State Fair of Texas in Dallas from 29 September to 22 October. The 40-member troupe will present a variety of Ghanaian t...
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Opening of Ghanas National Theatre delayed.

The reopening of the National Theatre in Accra has been delayed until the end of this year because transformers at an electricity substation serving the facility have to be upgraded, Ghana News Agency...
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Reading in Ghana.

Ghana will soon have a proper book promotion strategy to integrate the overall national development agenda, the minister of education, science and sports, Papa Owusu-Ankomah, has said. The aim of the...
Accra News

Hall of fame for Big Six.

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has announced plans to build a hall of fame in honour of Ghanas founding fathers. The hall will be located near Accra sports stadium just east of the city centre...
Accra News

Ghanaian wins ISC award.

Selasee Atiase from Accra has won first prize in the World Music category of the 2005 International Songwriting Competition (ISC) for his song Run. Atiase began his music career by playing the guitar...
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Ghanaian author wins Africa region Commonwealth prize.

Ghanaian writer Benjamin Kwakyes novel The Sun By Night (Africa World Press, November 2005) has won the 2006 regional Commonwealth writers' best book award. The novel centres around the trial of a res...
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