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Afenyo Markin Builds, Hands Over 14th Library To New Winneba Community
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Afenyo Markin Builds, Hands Over 14th Library To New Winneba Community


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The Member of Parliament for Effutu Constituency, Alexander Kwamena Afenyo Markin has commissioned a multipurpose library for the people of New Winneba in the Effutu municipality.
The Library Board member, Miss Gifty Sey during the commission said: "We've also introduced an online learning management system to help schools within the communities." She together with the library board were thankful to Afenyo-Markin who "Has been using his fund to build libraries." Members of the Ghana Library Authority were presented with keys to the 14th library at the ceremony.


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Adobe Flash Player Is Finally Laid To Rest
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Adobe Flash Player Is Finally Laid To Rest


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Adobe Flash Player, the browser plug-in that brought rich animations and interactivity to the early web, has officially reached the end of its life.
Adobe will no longer offer security updates for Flash and has urged people to uninstall it.


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Make Every Day Epic With Samsung Galaxy S21 And Galaxy S21+
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Make Every Day Epic With Samsung Galaxy S21 And Galaxy S21+


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The new Galaxy S21 series builds on this legacy to offer the premium flagship experience and make every day epic.
The Galaxy S21 features the latest and most advanced smartphone chipset yet in a Galaxy for greater speed, energy efficiency, and advanced computing capabilities to support 5G connectivity and on-device AI. Galaxy S21 packs all the power you need to process photos, record 8K videos, enjoy a cloud gaming marathon and make the perfect video clips.


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Download Relationship Mobile App 'ODOSPICE' From Google Play & Apple Stores Now!; Win Big On Feb 14th
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Download Relationship Mobile App 'ODOSPICE' From Google Play & Apple Stores Now!; Win Big On Feb 14th


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According to the Media Relations Officer of Odospice, Miss Hilda Dei Tutu, interested singles and couples would have to download the Odospice app which is available on Google Play store and Apple Appstore, and tap on the "Contest" feature to register.
"Odospice is on Google Play Store and Apple AppStore, just search for odospice and it is free to download and always will be", she concluded.


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Google Sued Again Over Anti-Competitive Search Practices
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Google Sued Again Over Anti-Competitive Search Practices


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Google is being sued by 38 US states, accused of trying to make its search engine as dominant inside cars, TVs and speakers as it is in smartphones.
Google said in a blog that redesigning its search engine would "Deprive Americans of helpful information".


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Vodafone Introduces Smart Home Devices
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Vodafone Introduces Smart Home Devices


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Vodafone Ghana has introduced a range of smart home devices onto the market as part of efforts to provide customers enhanced connectivity, access to varied and amazing entertainment content, and improved security at home.
The Telco has in stock smart bulbs, smart plugs, smart power strips, Google home enabled devices, and Wi-Fi extension to make the Smart Home experience complete.


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Google Outage: Youtube, Docs And Gmail Knocked Offline
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Google Outage: Youtube, Docs And Gmail Knocked Offline


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Google applications including YouTube, email and Docs have suffered a rare service outage, with users unable to access many of the company's services.
Users of Google Docs could continue to work if they had synced documents offline but were unable to use any online features.


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Ghana Looks To Investor-Friendly Reforms And Digital Transformation To Drive Post-Pandemic Recovery
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Ghana Looks To Investor-Friendly Reforms And Digital Transformation To Drive Post-Pandemic Recovery


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The CRR includes interviews with high-profile personalities from across the public and private sectors, including Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice-President of Ghana.
In the interview, Bawumia shares his thoughts on the economic sectors most in need of investment, the part that digital solutions will play in transforming Ghana and how the country can leverage its location as the headquarters of the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat.


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Huawei Trustintech Summit 2020: Shared Prosperity Enabled By Trust In Technology And Open Collaboration
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Huawei Trustintech Summit 2020: Shared Prosperity Enabled By Trust In Technology And Open Collaboration


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Given the rising trend of technology decoupling, the Summit emphasized the need to embrace open collaboration, as well as the call to defeat the unnecessary fear of adopting new technologies.
At the end of the summit, Ryan Ding, Huawei's Executive Director of the Board and President of the Carrier Business Group, emphasized that an open and trusted ecosystem is required for everyone to share the prosperity brought by technology.


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Dec. 7 Polls: Go Out And Vote
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Dec. 7 Polls: Go Out And Vote


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Young Professionals Network is urging Ghanaians to go out in their numbers and vote on Monday, December 7.
President of the group, Stephen Asiedu said it is important that electorates go out and vote to select their preferred candidate instead of staying home.


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Mahama Rounds Up Campaign With Rally In Accra
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Mahama Rounds Up Campaign With Rally In Accra


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Mr John Dramani Mahama, Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress, on Saturday rounded up his 2020 presidential campaign in Accra at a rally that ended in the early hours of Sunday.
"Let's not assume that we have two Party agents at the polling station and so that is enough. Let's all be vigilante. Let's all own our polling stations. Make sure that your voice is heard. Don't let anybody disrupt the voting in your polling station," he said.


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Electoral 'Electric Shock' Awaits NDC, NPP On Election Day
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Electoral 'Electric Shock' Awaits NDC, NPP On Election Day


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The Presidential Candidate of the Convention People's Party,Mr Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, has entreated the Ghanaian electorate to give the governing New Patriotic Party and the National Democratic Congress electoral electric shock by voting for the CPP on election day, Monday, December 7, 2020.
In an interview with the Ghana News Agency, on Saturday, Mr Greenstreet, wondered why Ghana was still facing myriads of problems with the NPP and NDC. "We therefore call, with all sincerity and seriousness to the people of Ghana to deliver an electoral electric shock to NPP and NDC.".


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My Transformational Leadership Will Earn Me A Second Term
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My Transformational Leadership Will Earn Me A Second Term


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Wrapping up his national campaign for re-election, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Saturday said his transformational leadership would earn him an overwhelming endorsement at the December 7 polls.
President Akufo-Addo took a swipe at his main political opponent, former president John Mahama, whose campaign, he said, had collapsed in confusion.


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Peace In Our Hands; Prof. Kofi Agyekum Reminds Ghanaians Towards Polls
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Peace In Our Hands; Prof. Kofi Agyekum Reminds Ghanaians Towards Polls


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Peace is not something that is lying somewhere that we are going to search for or pick, so if we all understand that peace resides in us, then we know that no one will give us that peace to just pick, he stressed,.
Opanyin Agyekum expressed worry that Ghanaians had not sat down to imagine our society without peace.


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Go Out In Your Numbers And Vote For PPP
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Go Out In Your Numbers And Vote For PPP


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Dr Papa Kwasi Nduom, the Founder of the Progressive People's Party, has urged Ghanaians and party faithful to go out in their numbers and vote for the PPP to ensure national development.
"Vote PPP come December 7; Vote number 10 for Peace and Unity," she said.


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Special Voting Records 87.8% Turn Out
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Special Voting Records 87.8% Turn Out


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The Electoral Commission says it recorded an 87.8 per cent turnout in the special voting exercise which took place on Monday, December 1, 2020.
A total of 109,577 persons including security personnel and journalists cast their ballots during the special voting exercise.


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No Parliamentary Election For Voters In Guan District
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No Parliamentary Election For Voters In Guan District


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The Electoral Commission says eligible voters in the Guan District of the Oti Region will not take part in the Parliamentary Election on Monday, December 7.
"However, as a result of the creation of the Guan District Local Government Instrument, 2020 and pending the creation of the Guan Constituency, eligible voters in the Guan District will vote only in the Presidential Election but not in the Parliamentary Election in the Buem Constituency," the statement said.


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All Electoral Materials Ready For Greater Accra Elections
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All Electoral Materials Ready For Greater Accra Elections


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The Greater Accra Regional Director of Electoral Commission, Mr. George Kwame Amoah says the Electoral Commission is fully prepared to organize a credible and successful election in Accra on Monday, December 7.
The Greater Accra currently has over 3.5 million voters for the December elections.


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Free Education: Number One Reason To Vote For No.1 On The Ballot
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Free Education: Number One Reason To Vote For No.1 On The Ballot


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These sentiments confirm the fact that "Free Education is the number one reason to vote President Akufo-Addo; number one on the ballot come December 7, 2020.".
"He said"With free SHS, the poor man's children and the rich man's children can all afford to be in the same top schools because money is no more a barrier to education.


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Akufo-Addo has Fought Corruption To Public Satisfaction
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Akufo-Addo has Fought Corruption To Public Satisfaction


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Campaign Coordinator of the New Patriotic Party, Dr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, has noted that the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo-led administration has dealt with corruption to the barest minimum.
Addressing a press conference in Accra, Dr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid pointed out recent surveys carried out by interest groups which indicated that most Ghanaians are less interested in corruption.


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