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350 school-dropouts go back to school – Plan Ghana

Plan International Ghana, under its “Reaching and Teaching out of school children project” has prepared about 350 school drop-out children in the Bawku and Binduri districts for re-admission into various schools to continue with their basic education lessons. The project funded by the Educate-A-Child project and the government of Ghana, …

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One Village, One Dam begins in Bongo District

The Bongo District Assembly in the Upper East Region has handed over eight sites at different communities to contactors to begin the construction of dams under the government flagship programme, “One Village One Dam” policy. The project, which would officially commence in two weeks by Abooh1 Company, a Ghanaian Construction …

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I was contracted to kill Member of Parliament – Accused

One of the accused standing trial over the murder of the Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North, J.B Danquah-Adu has confessed before an Accra District court that he was contracted to kill the legislator. Daniel Asiedu aka Sexy Dondon who has consistently been raising his hands in court, on …

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Ministry undertakes needs assessment of Zongo communities

The Ministry of Inner-City and Zongo Development is undertaking nationwide needs assessment of the various Zongo communities to determine what their priority development needs are for government’s appropriate action. The Sector Minister, Alhaji Abubakar Saddique Boniface, said so far 479 such communities in five regions – Brong-Ahafo, Eastern, Central Upper …

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l didn’t see late Major Mahama as an armed robber – Witness

Madam Esther Tawiah, a trader in snails and a Prosecution witness, has told an Accra High Court that, she called the Assemblyman not because she thought the Late Major Maxwell Mahama was an armed robber. The witness in the trial of the alleged murderers of the late Major Mahama said …

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Operation vanguard arrests miners and seize equipment

The Operation Vanguard team has arrested some illegal miners along the Ayanfuri-Bibiani road in an operation led by the Commander, Colonel Michael Amoah Ayisi. The operation involved personnel from Ashanti, Central and Eastern Forward Operating Bases (FOB). Squadron Leader Robison Omane, the PRO told the GNA that some of the …

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Children between ages 5 to 17 still engage in child labour

Mr Kwebena Tutor, Acting Country Director of the Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) has expressed worry about the continuous use of under age children in child labour. He said the Ghana Labour Standard Survey has revealed that about 1.9 million children aged between five to 17 years out of …

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Don’t abort your teenage girls’ pregnancy – Dr Vanotoo

Dr Linda Vanotoo, immediate past Greater Accra Regional Director of Health, has advised parents against aborting pregnancies for their teenage girls. Dr Vanotoo stated that “if unfortunately your child become pregnant, don’t use abortion as an option, she will live with the trauma for killing somebody for the rest of …

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MP calls for specialized hospitals to address emergency healthcare

The Member of Parliament for Ledzokuku, Dr Okoe Boye, has called for specialized hospitals in the country to address the inadequate bed situation in emergency healthcare in the country. According to Dr Boye, it appeared that all major hospitals in the country were categorized as general hospitals and that he …

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Interior Minister calls for needs assessment of flood situation

The Minister for Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery has called on management of National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) to do needs assessment of the flood situation in Monday’s heavy down pour. He said government, together with other stakeholders, would take immediate steps and strategies to see how best to resolve the situation and …

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