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Asante Kotoko to represent Ghana in continental competition

Asante Kotoko Sporting Club (SC) will be Ghana’s representative for the 2018/2019 Confederation of Africa (CAF) Confederations Cup following a decision by the Normalisation Committee (NC), to grant them their request to play in the competition. In a letter from the Ghana Football Association (GFA), signed by Mr. Alex Asante …

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Ghana wins bid to host 13th All African Games in 2023

The Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS) has confirmed that, Ghana has won the rights to host the 13th edition of the African Games in 2023 after beating Egypt in the bid process. In a press statement signed by Mr. Perry Okudzeto, Deputy Minister of MOYS and copied to the …

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NMC appoints Kofi Owusu new General Manager for GNA

The National Media Commission (NMC) in consultation with the President has appointed Mr Albert Kofi Owusu, a media practitioner and former Programmes Director of Joy FM as the new General Manager of the Ghana News Agency. The appointment was in consonance with the 1992 Constitution, which mandates the NMC to …

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ECOWAS needs functioning regional market – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday reiterated the call for a functioning common regional market in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). He said a sub-regional market must be considered the fundamental objective for all, as the Region inched towards total integration. President Akufo-Addo made the call …

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NPA to conduct integrity assessment of underground petroleum storage tanks

The National Petroleum Authority has announced plans to secure the services of a consultant to conduct integrity assessment of all underground petroleum products storage tanks including pipelines of retail outlets across the country by next year. The Authority had also issued directives for depot operators to ensure that their operations …

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Weak supply chain management systems threatening health-related SDGs – GHS

Weak and inefficient supply chain management systems pose critical challenge to reaching the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), says Dr Abudulai Abubari, the Acting Upper West Regional Director of Ghana Health Service. He underscored the fundamental role of health service supply chain professionals in advancing healthcare in the country, but …

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Tax Justice Coalition calls for improved tax payment system

Tax Justice Coalition, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has appealed to government and stakeholders in the tax sector to improve the tax payment system. This, the coalition believes, will help government and the various Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to generate enough revenue to address the many challenges confronting the …

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Ghana court jails Nigerian five years for human trafficking, another’s deferred

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a Nigerian businesswoman to five years imprisonment in hard labour for human trafficking. Her accomplice, a student, was also convicted for abetment of crime but sentence was deferred to enable the Social Welfare to furnish the Court with her correct age. It was adjourned …

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Ghana to host Duke of Edinburgh’s International Forum

Ghana will host the 13th Forum of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation from October 31 to November 3, a statement issued by the British High Commission and copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra said. According to the statement, the triennial Forum would bring together international leaders …

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President hands Ghana Police 200 vehicles

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday handed over 200 saloon cars to the Ghana Police Service to improve the Force’s operational capability and provide security for Ghanaians. The move is in fulfilment of a commitment made by the President earlier in the year to provide the Service the needed …

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