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EPA closes down illegal fuel sales point

The Environmental Protection Agency(EPA), has closed down a container structure being used to sell fuel in beer bottles and gallons at Kojokrom in the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis. Acting on a tip off, the EPA officials from the Western Regional Headquarters led by Engineer George Diewuo rushed to the place where they …

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President suspends Deputy Sports Minister over Australia fake journalists scandal

Two officials, a deputy Minister and an Acting executive officer of Ghana’s sports authorities have been suspended. The President, Nana Akufo-Addo suspended the two officials over the scandal involving fake journalists who travelled to Australia purportedly to cover the ongoing Commonwealth Games. According to a statement from the Presidency issued …

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Paying with e-zwich saves companies money – GhIPSS

Organisations and companies, which used the e-zwich to pay various remunerations, have made a lot of savings from the biometric card, the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System (GhIPSS) has said. The savings stem from a fall in the amount of money used to pay the same number of intended …

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Prayer Camps and HIV fight: Agenda 90-90-90 under threat?

Prayer camps have now become part of the Christian religion practice in our society. In the Eastern Region for example, there is intense competition for public attention and patronage among pastors and prophets, operating some of these prayer camps. At every road intersection, village or hamlet, one would find a …

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Court to rule on Dr Opuni’s motion April 30

A Land Division of the High Court on Wednesday adjourned a ruling on a motion file by Dr Stephen Opuni, the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of COCOBOD, demanding documents the prosecution would be relying on at the trial. The court presided over by Justice Clemence Hornyenuga, a Justice of …

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Trade between Ghana and Japan was $1.2b in 2016

In 2016 Ghana exported over $592 million worth of goods to Japan and imported close to $600 million worth of goods from that country. The two countries have agreed to work towards strengthening economic and social partnerships between the two countries. The commitment was mutually expressed by Finance Minister, Ken …

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GSA to begin EasyPASS Programme implementation on May 1

Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) says it would start the implementation of its EasyPASS Programme for selected products imported into Ghana from May 1, 2018. The EasyPASS programme is a facilitation scheme where conformity of regulated imported products is verified before export to Ghana. In a statement signed by Dr Akwasi …

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FDA drags five drug peddlers to court

Five alleged drug peddlers who were caught displaying and selling drugs and herbal medicines unauthorised by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. The five including two females have been charged with exhibiting for sale, drugs, and herbal medicinal products not registered by the …

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Controller General urges MMDAs to capitalise on GIFMIS for improved IGF

The Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been urged to take advantage of the Ghana Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS) to improve on their Internally Generated Fund (IGF). Mr Eugene Asante Ofusuhene, the Controller and Accountant General, said effective use of the (GIFMIS) introduced by the Department had …

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President launches Action Plan to combat Anti-microbial resistance

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday launched Ghana’s Anti-microbial Resistance National Policy and Action Plan, calling on Ghanaians to effect change in the handling of antimicrobials to combat the resistance phenomenon. Noting that though antimicrobials had, over the course of many years, been used to prevent and treat microbial …

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