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“I Smoke Marijuana Because God Is A Smoker” – Ghanaian Artiste Says

Ghanaian Reggae musician Ekow Micah has stood his ground regarding his stance for smoking “wee”. Micah referred to the Holy Bible and cited an instance where God smoked marijuana popularly known as “wee”. In an interview with Akwasi Aboagye on Peace FM’s “Entertainment Review”, Ekow Micah said he smokes because …

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Ghana implements ban on import, sale of skin bleaching products

The Ghana Food and Drugs Authority has commenced the implementation of the ban on import and sale of skin bleaching products imposed in January this year. The Acting Chief Executive of the Authority, Mimi Darko told a parliamentary committee on Wednesday that they are cracking down on the products in …

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Customer panic as Ghana central bank takes over two distressed banks

There is a state of panic among customers of two commercial banks in Ghana after the Bank of Ghana (BoG) announced a takeover of the banks. Most patrons of UT bank and Capital bank, thronged the premises on Monday morning after an announcement that the operating licenses of the two …

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All that glitters: Ghana battles illegal mining

Ghana has long been known for its bountiful gold reserves and was called “the Gold Coast” during its colonial era. But illegal mining in Africa’s second largest producer is taking a heavy human as well as environmental and economic toll with more than $2bn lost to the practice last year …

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Man buried in a beer bottle-shaped coffin in Ghana

A Ghanaian journalist, Saddick Adams on Saturday posted photos from a funeral where the deceased was buried in a coffin molded like the popular beer brand, Star. “At a funeral today in our own Ghana, the deceased was buried in a casket that was molded like a Star Beer bottle” he wrote. …

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Shocking! Dead food vendor ‘pounds yam’ during her burial ceremony

The bizarre photo of a dead food vendor who was made to look like she was preparing food, during her lying-in-state, has surfaced and subsequently gone viral.. According to reports, the woman was supposedly a food vendor when she was alive somewhere in Ghana.. Instead of lying in an open …

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