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More teen girls becoming mothers in Assin Bereku

Mr Shadrack Ayan-Acquah, the Assemblyman for Bereku Electoral Area in the Assin North District of the Central Region has called on Ghanaians to marshal efforts and resources to radically reduce the scourge of teenage pregnancies in the community. The situation, he explained, had brought additional economic burden on teen mothers …

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Government equips NIA for National ID card registration

The government has presented 62 Nissan Pick-Up vehicles, 60 motorbikes, two generators and other essential logistics to the National Identification Authority (NIA), to facilitate the nationwide registration of Ghanaians onto the national identification system slated for April this year. The Parliament, last week, approved amendments to the legislation governing the …

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Ghanaians urged to be bold and report corruption cases

Mr Bright Sowu, Senior Research Officer of the Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) has asked Ghanaians to be bold and report cases of corruption to the various anti-corruption institutions for investigations. He said corruption in various forms was harmful to the growth and development of the country and there was the …

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Media must sell the fishing sector well

Ms Ama Dokuaa Asiamah Agyei, a Deputy Minister of Information has urged the media to use their platform to “sell” the opportunities and success stories in the fishing sector to the investors community. This she said would inure the needed investment and sustainable fishing in the country.     She said: …

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Let love be the centre for Easter celebrations

Christians have been urged to use the Easter period to show love to the less privileged in society as that is the essence of the celebration. Prophetess Beatrice Naa Ayorkor Adjetey, Founder of Christ International Christian Centre (CICC), UK, told the Ghana News Agency that some Christians and non-Christians are …

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Drug proves positive in yaws treatment in Ghana

A study has discovered that a single round of total-community treatment (TCT) with the antibiotic azithromycin applied to affected rural communities could significantly decrease yaws among the population one year later.  The study was undertaken by Dr Kingsley  Bampoe Asiedu, a researcher at the World Health Organisation (WHO) and colleagues …

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School of Public Health to launch breastfeeding campaign 

The School of Public Health of the University of Ghana will on April 19, launched a media campaign to promote breastfeeding in Ghana through social media. The campaign sponsored by the International Society for Research in Human Milk Lactation, is being implemented by the University of Ghana in partnership with …

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Investigate supplies of expired milk to schools – Dagbon Regent

Kampakuya-Naa Andani Yakubu Abdulai, Regent of Dagbon has appealed to the Ministry of Education to swiftly investigate the alleged supplies of expired milk products to feed students of some Senior High Schools. “People who will be found culpable must also be punished according to the laws of our dear nation …

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Data collection vital for resource allocation –  Dr. Akoto   

Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Minister for Food and Agriculture, has underlined the need to have accurate data for effective planning and resource allocation to the sector. Additionally, this could also significantly aid the rebasing of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It was against this background that all needed to work …

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Farmer remanded for possessing firearms

A 68 year-old Farmer, Yaw Abagbano was on Tuesday remanded by an Accra Circuit Court, when he appeared before it for possessing firearms and discharging firearms without lawful authority. Yaw was said to have had in his possession, a single barrel gun with obliterated butt number and one BB live …

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