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Government commits to advancing the needs of minority groups – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Thursday said the Akufo-Addo’s government has been promoting inclusive transformation development through the implementation of policies and programmes that recognised the needs and interests of the minority population. He noted that whenever a society neglected the needs of the minority groups, especially lack of …

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Police rescues two from kidnappers  

The Eastern Regional Police has rescued two persons, Eric Amponsah, 34, and  Enoch Addo, 26, a the taxi driver at Ayisikrom near Nankese in the Eastern Region. The police also arrested two suspects, Kwadwo Asare, 22 and Fatawu Lukeman, 27, while six other suspects escaped arrest. The suspects during police …

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IMANI report reiterates need for transparency in management of petroleum resources

IMANI Centre for Policy and Education’s report has emphasized the need for transparency in the management of the nation’s oil and gas resources. The report titled “Effects of Upstream Gas Contracting on Electricity and Inclusive Growth – The Case of Sankofa-Gye-Nyame (SGN) Gas Project,” a purely academic exercise, was conducted …

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Project for cardio funds launched

The National Cardiothoracic Centre of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, with support from ITCONSORTIUM has launched  “Support Cardio Project” in Accra, to help tackle financial difficulties facing the centre. People willing to donate to the centre, can do so by dialing a short code, *700*9# on MTN, select “Donate,” enter “Cardio,” …

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Reject travel offers to Arab world – Gender Minister

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has advised Ghanaians to be wary of fraudulent travel agents and ignore advertisements that promise opportunities for women and girls in the Arab world. According to the Ministry, many unsuspecting Ghanaian women have become slaves in Saudi Arabia, Libya and Greece, being …

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Council of State urges EC to clear dormant political parties 

Members of the Council of State have charged the Electoral Commission (EC), to explore ways of ensuring that only the vibrant political parties remain on the commission’s registry. Unanimously, they said the majority of the parties were dormant and did not have representation in the form of offices, at the …

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Four illegal miners fined GH¢16,800

The Nkawie Circuit Court has fined four illegal miners, including two students to total amounts of GH¢16,800.00, for unlawfully entering the Desire Forest Reserve in the Nkawie forest district, prospecting for gold without authority. Stephen Yeboah 20, and Pasooba Issifu 18, both students, pleaded guilty and were together fined GH¢3,600.00 …

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Practical learning boosts confidence in science students – Study

Practical hands-on training for students in the Junior High Schools (JHS) in areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) has shown to boosts the confidence of students and enables them to be innovative within and outside the classroom. This was contained in an 86-page study conducted to ascertain the …

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Psychiatric hospital declares alleged murderer of Danquah-Adu fit to stand trial

The Accra Psychiatric hospital has declared Daniel Asiedu, the alleged murderer of Mr. J. B. Danquah – Adu, the former Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa-North, fit to stand trial. A psychiatric medical examination report presented by officials of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital to the court, shows that the accused …

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Intensive education for MDAs required to avoid demurrage – Asiedu-Dartey

Mr. Fred Asiedu-Dartey, the Head of Freight and Logistics Department of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority is calling for massive education for Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), to avoid huge demurrage and rent cost at the various ports. “Shippers especially MDAs require adequate sensitization on exemption procedures, the administration of Un-cleared …

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