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Regional Minister urges common front against terrorism

The Upper East Regional Minister, Alhaji Limuna Mohammed–Muniru has stressed the need for neighbouring countries in West African  sub-Region to form a united front to fight against terrorism. The Regional Minister, who made the call at the fourth tripartite meeting of Ghana, Burkina Faso and Togo held in Dapaong in …

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Internal wrangling said to be derailing development at Bolga Assembly

The Upper East Regional Minister, Alhaji Limuna Mohammed-Muniru has noted with dismay the internal wrangling at the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly, and has called for an end to all hostilities. He said the situation was affecting the Assembly adversely and denying the people the needed development, as the bickering often led …

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GHS partners private sector in laboratory reforms

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has adopted measures to reform the laboratory systems in health care delivery. In this regard, the private sector is being engaged in the refurbishment of the Central Clinical Reference Laboratory at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) to be able to conduct quality assurance tests on …

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Police Officer detained over death of man

Lance Corporal Fredrick Odjer Narh of the Rapid Deployment Force (RDF) of the Ghana Police Service in Sunyani has been detained  by the Police following the death of Kwadwo Frafra at Odumase in the Sunyani West District. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Christopher Tawiah, Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Public Relations Officer …

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Ghana closer to Brazil 2014 World Cup after beating Egypt

Ghana’s Black Stars took a giant step towards qualification to the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a convincing  6-1 victory over the Pharaohs of Egypt in the first leg of the play-off at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi on Tuesday. The match which started after a 30 minute …

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CLOGSAG says strike action still in force

The Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) on Tuesday asked its members to note that the industrial strike embarked upon by the Association on Monday October 14, is still in force. A statement issued by Mr Isaac Bampo Addo, Executive Secretary of CLOGSAG said members should disregard …

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Plan International to support four million girls to get education

Plan International’s 2013 Girls’ Report indicates that the organisation will support four million girls to get education, skills and the support  needed to move them from poverty to opportunity. This, the report said, would be achieved under the organisation’s campaign dubbed; “Because I Am a Girl” (BIAAG). It said; “Globally, …

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Composite budget for Western Region launched

Mr Ebenezer Teye Addo, Western Regional Minister, has launched the 2014 regional budget of the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) for consideration. The composite budget is the aggregate of projected revenues and expenditures of departments under the MMDAs and coordinating directorate. The new budgeting system does not only seek …

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Generate more revenue for development – Minister

Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been asked to implement innovative measures to increase local revenue generation to reduce their overdependence on the Central Government. Alhaji A.B.A. Fuseini, Deputy Northern Regional Minister, who made the call, challenged MMDAs to improve on mobilising internally generated funds and public financial management …

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Plan Ghana to award 1,500 scholarships

Plan Ghana, an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) will in the next two years award 1,500 scholarship to brilliant but needy students at the various levels of education. Girls will constitute 60 per cent of the beneficiaries, with an overall goal to equip, enable and empower them to acquire assets, skills …

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