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Rosewood loggers wreak havoc to the Wechiau Hippo Sanctuary

Rosewood loggers in Upper West have entered their way into the Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary to cut down trees causing mass destruction to the much loved tourist site and keeping away sightseers. The Sanctuary is a unique community-based project, protecting and preserving the wildlife and the environment of designated parts …

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Children lead in drug abuse in KEEA – NACOB

Children between the ages of 10 to 12 years have taken a dramatic lead in the abuse of tramadol, commonly known as “Tramore or Iray” in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrim (KEEA) Municipality in the Central Region. Tramadol, sold under the brand name Ultram among others, is an opioid pain …

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President warns SHS heads not to charge illegal fees

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has warned that heads of Senior High Schools (SHSs) across the country who undermine the Free SHS Policy by charging unapproved or exempted fees would be sanctioned. He said the Government, through the Ghana Education Service and the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools …

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Financial leakages uncovered in School Feeding Programme

A SEND-Ghana report has revealed financial leakages in the School Feeding Programme introduced to provide one daily meal to children in primary school. The 17-page annual report established that delay in reimbursement of funds to caterers interrupted regular feeding and strict adherence to menu. “This is seen to be something …

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