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Chefs mark World Food Day

Chefs for Change in collaboration with Finatrade Foundation, and other organisations on Wednesday, celebrated the United Nations World Food Day by donating food to some aged and orphans in the society. The donation was made to the Osu Children’s Home, Help Age Ghana and the Accra Psychiatric hospital, with the …

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Ministry proposes agency to coordinate health institutions

The Ministry of Health (MOH) is proposing the establishment of an Agency to coordinate the administration of all health institutions in the country. The Agency, which is to be known as the Health Training Institutions Agency will be responsible for the coordination and administration of the 75 public institution as …

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Greater Accra records highest road traffic accidents

Mr. Daniel H. Wuaku, Greater Accra Regional Manager of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has described the high rate of road accidents in the nation’s capital as unacceptable. According to him the region had recorded a total of 1,996 road traffic accidents cases from January to September, 2013 as …

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Workers strike not best option – Labour group

The Ghana Federation of Labour (GFL) on Wednesday said the Trade Union Congress’ (TUC) decision to embark on a strike action was not the best option in addressing issues of increases in utility tariffs. The GFL has, therefore, cautioned TUC to be patient and rather resort to social dialogue as …

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Northern farmers lack finance, infrastructure – Group

A farmers’ group has said lack of affordable financing and infrastructure remains the major challenge facing small holder farmers in the Northern Region. The group at Banggiyili community in the Sanarugu District said through the intervention of the Alliance for Green Revolution for Africa (AGRA) projects, they were up to …

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Project implementation will be prioritized – President Mahama

President John Mahama announced on Wednesday that the execution of development projects would be prioritised  to cover those that have the potential to transform the lives of Ghanaians. He said although Parliament had approved a number of development projects for implementation, Government would prioritise them in order to stay within …

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Nigeria wins right to host Africa Music Awards

After months of intensive deliberations, history was made as Nigeria eventually emerged as the winner to host right of AFRIMA (Africa Music Awards). The final decision was reached on, Saturday October 5, in Lagos by the International Committee of AFRIMA with members drawn from parts of Africa. Speaking to journalists, …

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US’ FMC Technologies wins $340m subsea contract for TEN project in Ghana

US-based FMC Technologies announced October 15, 2013 that it has been awarded a $340 million contract to supply what it calls subsea systems for Ghana’s Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) oil project. The company said it received an order from Tullow Ghana, operator at TEN, to supply the subsea systems for the development …

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Ghanaian to receive 2013 World Children’s Prize

This year’s World’s Children Prize for the Rights of the Child has been awarded to 39-year-old Mr James Kofi Annan, a former Ghanaian child slave. Miss Yaa Yeboah, a pupil of Desk Educational Institute in Tema, announced this at World Children’s Prize (WCP) press conference at the Parliamentary Resource Centre …

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Computerized placement system unfair to rural dwellers – Catholic Bishop

The Most Reverend Matthew Kwasi Gyamfi, Catholic Bishop of Sunyani has called on government to restructure the Computerised School Selection Placement System (CSSPS) because it is an unfair and unjust procedure. He said the CSSPS as a method for determining entrance to Senior High Schools (SHSs) in the country amounted …

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