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Nigerien couple arrested for stealing GH¢15,400.00

The Northern Regional Police Command has arrested a suspected Nigerien couple for allegedly stealing GH¢15,400.00 from two persons in Tamale. The couple were intercepted and arrested by the Police at Techiman  and after a search on them the said amount was found in their Toyota Corolla car with registration number GE …

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Government must be involved in the running of football – Ade Coker

Mr. Joseph Ade Coker, former Vice  Chairman of the Ghana Football Association (GFA), has said there would be the need for a partnership between government and clubs as they seek to restructure the Association, following the recent corruption scandal. The Government has initiated a processes to dissolve the GFA, after some …

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Government will construct strategic roads to enhance economic activities – Minister

A-7.5-kilometre dual carriage road stretching from the Kofi Annan Peacekeeping Centre to the main Spintex Road Junction that stalled for almost two years due to non-payment of the contractor by the previous government will resume next week. This follows payment of GH¢16 million out of the GH¢35 million outstanding debts …

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First Lady calls for stronger partnerships for improved healthcare

First Lady Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called for increased collaboration among key stakeholders in the health sector towards achieving universal health coverage.  She has also asked for the intensification of domestic resource mobilisation and improved social mobilisation and health communication, to address the social cultural practices that impede positive health …

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Ghanaians urged to adopt plastic recycling

Mr Ken Ashigbey, the Chief Executive Officer of Chamber of Telecommunications, has urged Ghanaians to learn about recycling and reuse of plastics. He said studies had shown that there would be more plastics in the sea than fishes by 2020 and it was necessary to learn to control their use. …

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Minister declares Friday as a statutory holiday

Government has declared Friday, June 15 as a statutory public holiday. A statement signed by Mr Ambrose Dery, the Minister for Interior, and copied to the Ghana News Agency, said the day marks the Eid-ul-Fitr festival celebrated by the Islamic Community after fasting for twenty-nine (29) or thirty (30) days in the …

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Stakeholders challenged to do more to end child labour

Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations has said correct data, laws and policies as well as capacity building for all tripartite constituents of child labour, would ensure sustainable progress in the fight against the menace. In this regard, he said stakeholders in the fight against child …

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Kwesi Nyantakyi gives up FIFA and CAF posts

Mr. Kwesi Nyantakyi, former president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has resigned from the West Africa Football Union (WAFU), Federation of International Football (FIFA) and the Confederation of African Football (CAF) pending the outcome of investigations for fraud against him by ace journalists Anas Aremeyaw Anas in a documentary …

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Corruption is a fundamental human right abuse – NCCE

Mr Ayaala Abdulai, the Central Gonja District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has described corruption as a fundamental human right abuse of the citizenry, which must stop. He said, “Corruption denies the public of their socio-economic development, affecting the individuals and collective interest of the citizenry …

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Western Region to get five new district hospitals

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that plans are underway to construct five new district hospitals in the Western Region to reduce pressure on the already existing facilities. He explained that since new communities had sprung up and the country’s population was increasing, there was the need for more …

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