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USAID to equip Agriculture, Agribusiness Unit of Ghana Finance Ministry

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Finance have signed an agreement in which USAID will support improved agricultural data analysis, fund the recruitment of a technical advisor, train staff and provide equipment to the Agriculture and Agribusiness Unit of the Ministry of Finance. The …

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WFP to provide food assistance to seven million people by end of year

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) aims to provide food assistance to seven million people by the end of the year, most of whom are either internally displaced or taking refuge in neighbouring countries. For over two years, the world has witnessed millions of Syrians fleeing their homes, escaping …

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SWAG salutes new Managing Director of State Insurance Company

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana has congratulated the newly appointed Managing Director of the State Insurance Company Limited (SIC), Mrs. Doris Awo Nkani for ascending to the highest position in the organization. A statement from the secretariat said, “The Council of Patrons, Executive Committee and members of SWAG, wish …

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Three suspected armed robbers identified

Three suspects, believed to be members of a robbery gang, terrorizing residents of Winneba and its environs, were on Tuesday identified at an identification parade in Winneba. They were Alfred Mensah, 28, Benedict Acquah, 22, and Emmanuel Kwame Coffie, 23, all from Apremdo near Takoradi in the Western Region. The …

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Young girls urged to exercise restraint

 Mrs. Felicia Okine, Deputy Director in charge of school health, Tema Education Directorate, has advised young girls to exercise discipline and restraint to avoid unwanted pregnancy. She said it was much better to have enough patience to wait till they were grown-ups before indulging in adult behavior in order to …

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Ghana NGO Games fixed for Oct. 5

The first ever Ghana Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) Games will take place on Saturday, October 5 at the El-Wak Stadium. The one-day event, an initiative of Organization of Rural Primary Education Developers (ORPED) Sports, a subsidiary of ORPED Ghana will be held under the theme “building partnerships for development”. Kodwo Morgan, …

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Information Services Department educates citizens on 2013 Budget

The Brong-Ahafo Regional Directorate of the Information Services Department (ISD) has embarked on public education campaign on  the 2013 Budget Statement and Economic Policy in the Brong Ahafo Region. It was to disseminate, educate, sensitize and explain the content of the budget to the residents in the Region, and illicit …

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Goodyear introduces Grip Compact Performance tires

Goodyear has renewed its summer passenger tire offering with the introduction of the Efficient Grip Performance and Compact range. “The new Efficient Grip Performance, available in 39 sizes, delivers some of the highest performance and safety capabilities commercially available on the market today,” said Ersin Ozkan, Marketing Director, Goodyear Middle …

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NCCE promotes malaria prevention

The National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) has organized public awareness and sensitization programmes on malaria prevention for some institutions and communities in the Jomoro District. The programme was aimed at reducing malaria cases in the country to the barest minimum and eliminating the disease in future. Mr. Albert Awuah, …

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Upper West Minister worried about poor construction works

Dr. Ephraim Avea Nsoh, Upper West Regional Minister, has expressed worry about the poor execution of some on-going government projects in the Wa Municipality. He said most structures that were still under construction had major defects on them, while those that were completed a year ago had started deteriorating. Dr. …

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