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Ghanaian women dying from kitchen smoke induced infections

Hajia Alima Mahama, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has called for the mass appreciation of clean cooking technologies to halt the high death rate of Ghanaian women through kitchen smoke induced infections. She said apart from ensuring the health of the Ghanaian woman, clean cooking would also free …

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FDA disposes unwholesome products in Cape Coast

The  Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in the Central Regional on Thursday safely disposed off about four metric tonnes of unwholesome products worth more than Gh¢32,697 in Cape Coast. They were made up of herbal medicines, alkaline water, and some expired drugs, which were voluntarily brought from pharmacies and hospitals to the …

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PWDs in Ho benefit from Disability Common Fund

The Ho Municipal Assembly has given cash and logistical supports to 91 Persons with Disability (PWDs) under the Disability Common Fund. A total of 56 PWDs received tricycles, canopies and sewing machines among others for income generation activities, whiles 17 received support towards education and training. The rest received funds …

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Protecting the national interest, a top priority – CDS

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lieutenant General Obed Boamah Akwa, has called for the joint military and police taskforce (Operation Vanguard) assigned the job of checking the destructive activities of illegal miners to place the national interest above any other thing they do. They should continue to remain on …

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Commercial business owners cry over low patronage  

Commercial business owners within the Central Business District of Accra on Thursday lamented over low patronage of goods on the eve of the 2018 Easter festivities. Some traders at the Makola Market expressed concern about the poor patronage of their wares during interaction with the Ghana News Agency, stressing that the Easter …

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Ethiopian Airlines launches three new destinations in DRC

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, has launched three new flights to Kisangani and Mbuji Mayi in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Nosy-Be in Madagascar on March 27.  A statement issued in Accra by Mrs Aniley Eshetu, Assistant …

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Gender Minister calls for intensive efforts against inequality

Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has called for intensive effort to address the inequality gap in the country. She said research had shown that inequality was a challenge to Ghana’s development efforts and must therefore engage the attention of all partners. She noted that …

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Magistrate unhappy about lunatic on remand for 7 years

A Magistrate says it is embarrassing for a mentally challenged man to be kept on remand for seven years without trial. Ms Arit Nsemoh expressed regret over the plight of Ebenezer Essilfie when he appeared before him on the charge of murder. The magistrate has, therefore, ordered the Office of …

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Inequality threatening Ghana’s poverty reduction gains – Oxfam

Oxfam International, a civil society organisation, has warned that Ghana’s poverty reduction gains over the past two decades is being threatened by inequality gap. Mr Tijani Ahmed Hamza, Country Manager of Oxfam in Ghana, said Ghana had made progress just like most parts of the world in the struggles against …

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