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Projection and protection of children’s welfare, a collective responsibility – MoGCSP

Mrs Florence Ayisi Quartey, the Acting Director, Department of Children, at the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has said that safeguarding the welfare of children and their freedom of expression, is a collective responsibility to project and protect their welfare. She said the Children’s Act, passed in …

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MDPI to introduce programmes to transform and ensure productivity

The Management Development and Productivity Institute (MDPI), an agency under the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations will soon be introducing training programmes to transform and ensure high productivity at all levels. The first, would be a two-day intensive special training programme dubbed:  “Anticipatory Skills Training”, targeting at Chief Executives …

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Felling of trees must stop to avoid climate change – NADMO

The Agona West Municipal Directorate of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has marked the World Disaster Day with a call on the citizenry to stop felling of trees to avoid climate change. It also cautioned the public, especially estate developers to desist from putting up buildings on waterways, to …

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Accra West ECG retrieves monies from power thieves

The Accra West Region of the Electricity Company of Ghana has from January, 2018 to October 12, 2018, retrieved Four Million and Thirty-Two Thousand, Eight Hundred and Fifty-Five Ghana Cedis (Gh¢ 4,032,855.00) from 777 customers, who illegally used power. Some of the illegalities the customers engaged in included; meter by-pass, …

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GRA begins Cargo Tracking Note implementation today

The Ghana Revenue Authority has served notice that the implementation of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) policy would begin on Monday, 15th October 2018. A statement signed by the Commissioner-General Mr Emmanuel Nti said the intervention was to provide greater scrutiny of major imports for both valuation and security management …

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Moral decline cause of indiscipline – Police commander

Police Superintendent Joseph Owusu, Suhum Municipal Commander of the Ghana Police Service, has identified the major causes of moral decline, as the numerous acts of indiscipline that has engulfed almost every sphere of our lives. That: “We live in an era where moral values have broken down and crime is …

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Two Delta Force members remanded over alleged rioting

The two members of the Delta Force, a political vigilante group, arrested by the Tafo Police last Sunday for their alleged involvement in the disruption of an NPP Party meeting, have been remanded into prison custody by a Kumasi circuit court. Paul Attah Onyinah, 49, and Richard Yaw Brefo, 51, …

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Police prosecutors in Brong-Ahafo undergo capacity building training

Police prosecutors in the Brong-Ahafo Region have under gone a two-day capacity building and refresher training workshop to equip them with the necessary knowledge and information to deliver efficiently. The training was designed to strengthen the competence levels of the prosecutors in the region in specific areas of criminal prosecution …

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Bishop urges Christians to seek the face of God and not miracles

Bishop Richard Owusu Akyeaw, the General Overseer of Living Grace Ministry International, has called on Christians to have a deep, strong and child-like faith to depend on Jesus Christ for God’s unfailing blessings. He said according to the scripture it was a curse for anyone to rely on man but …

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Researcher calls for national taskforce to fight illegal lumbering 

Dr John Akparep, a researcher and senior lecturer at the University of Development Studies, has called for the establishment of a national taskforce to fight illegal chainsaw operations and preserve the nation’s forest resources. The taskforce would intensify surveillance on the shoulders of forest reserves and combat illegal timber logging …

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