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Government directs NTCE to review stance on Grades D7 and E8

The Ministry of Education has directed the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) to review its stance on D7 and E8 and submit a report about the possibility of getting students with such grades admitted into the university. Professor Kwesi Yankah, Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education who …

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Zabzugu NCCE intensifies education on fighting corruption

The Zabzugu District Directorate of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE,) has intensified education of some groups in the district on anti-corruption laws to combat corruption in institutions to ensure accountability. The event, which was funded by the European Union (EU), was to create public awareness on anti-corruption, rule …

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Asantehene counsels new BOST MD

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene, has advised the newly-appointed Managing Director of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) Company Limited, Mr George Mensah Okley, to remain focused as he worked assiduously to achieve corporate objectives of the company. He said the job at hand called for humility, discipline and …

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Private sector urged to contribute their quota to nation’s development 

The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr Eric Kwakye Darfour has called on the private sector to invest adequate resources to contribute to the development of the country. According to him, the private sector had been identified as a key stakeholder in the economic development of the country and a major contributor …

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Government will tap the expertise of Senior Citizens-Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said government will tap the expertise and experiences of the aged persons to aid the orientation of the younger generation against the ills of society in order to realise the aspirations of the nation. He noted that the over 1.6 million senior citizens were …

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Deal with Chinese involvement in galamsey – Coalition

The Coalition Against Galamsey has asked government to take pragmatic steps to deal with the active involvement of Chinese nationals in the illegal mining activities in the country. Mr Kennedy Ashigbey Convenor of the Coalition said the fight to stop illegal mining would not be achieved if the issue of …

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Mining should be safer for the environment – Minister

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation has underlined government’s unswerving determination to ensure that small-scale mining activities conform to environmental safety standards. “Mining should be safer for the miners, the environment and future generations. “We want to preserve our water bodies and soil, to use them …

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Health Training Institutions urged to charge only approved fees 

Mrs Tina Gifty Mensah, Deputy Minister of Health has urged Principals of Health Training Institutions to charge only fees that have been approved by the Ghana Registers Nurses and Midwifes Council. “Any Principal or Head who charges the students above the approved fees will be dealt with, accordance with the …

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Wired Innovations – Working space for the entrepreneur on the move opens

The biggest challenge most entrepreneurs face is primarily start-up capital for location – an office to operate from and meet potential clients, and there is a new business in town catering to that. “Entrepreneurs spend a lot of money on brick and mortar. We are taking that burden off them …

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Report on Kayayei calls for collective action

A situational analysis of Kayayei in Ghana report has been launched in Accra, with a call on all stakeholders to get involved in tackling the challenges confronting them in the country. Madam Adwoa Kwateng-Kluste, the Head of Global Advocacy and Partnership at the Foundation for Women’s Health, Research and Development …

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