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Vice President inaugurates Zongo Development Fund Board

An 11-member board of the Zongo Development Fund has been sworn into office for a four-year tenure by Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia. The Zongo Development Fund is the frontline agency and vehicle through which the Government of Ghana seeks to develop Zongo communities and improve the standards of living …

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Ghana Revenue Authority donates GH¢50,000 to Appiatse Fund 

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Monday donated GH¢50,000 to the Appiatse Support Fund to help in the reconstruction of the community. Mr Dominic D.Naab, Assistant Commissioner and Technical Aide to Reverend Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah, the Commissioner-General of GRA and a team from the Communications Department, presented the cheque to Reverend …

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European Union Funded €9m programme yielding results

The European Union Funded Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Research and Innovation for Sustainable Development (CSO—RISE) programme is yielding results, contributing to inclusive growth and reduction of social inequalities The €9 million programme is part of interventions to support the priorities set in the Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda …

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Court jails businessman 15 years for stealing a car

The Ofaakor Circuit Court has sentenced Hayford Boateng, 38, a businessman, to 15 years imprisonment for stealing a car, valued at GH¢120,000, at Kasoa in the Central Region. Boateng pleaded not guilty to the charge of stealing but was convicted after full trial by the court, presided over by Mr …

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100 smallholder farmers introduced to high-yield climate-resistant hybrid seedlings

The effect of the rampaging climate change has presented a considerable challenge to the socioeconomic development of Ghana where rain-fed agriculture provides livelihoods to millions of households. The environmental dilemma has dire repercussions for the attainment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly those relating to poverty reduction …

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