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Government loans must be used for intended purposes

Dr Ebenezer M. Ashley, a Financial Consultant, has called on government to ensure that loans collected were used productively, saying ‘loans must be used for its intended purposes’. According to him, there should be proper accountability for loans contracted, judicious and diligent disbursement of contracted funds to ensure equitable socio-institutional …

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Sickle cell patients must not join queues at the hospital

A sickle cell patient has appealed to health professionals to urgently attend to sickle cell patients in crises who attend their facilities instead of asking them to queues and go through formalities. Mr Joshua Offuh, the 27-year-old sickle cell patient, said joining queues and going through hospital formalities could lead …

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Joint military-forestry team attacked at Sankore 

Some unidentified men on Thursday ambushed and attacked a combined team of military and forestry guards deployed to arrest illegal chainsaw operators in the Abonwire Forest Reserve in the Asunafo District of the Brong-Ahafo Region. Three soldiers – Warrant Officer Class Two (WOII), Yaw Adjapong, Sergeant John Nartey and Corporal Isaac Djan sustained cutlass wounds …

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Conference on West African Security starts in Accra.

A conference on West African Security and Armoured Vehicle, opened on Monday in Accra to deliberate on improving homeland security resilience in the sub-region. The meeting, which brought together National security and intelligence experts from the West African Region, is being held on the theme: “Combating threats to national security through enhanced …

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Review criminal laws to deal with corruption – Prof. Stephen Adei

Professor Stephen Adei, a former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), has called for urgent review of the country’s criminal laws to make it easy to deal with the rising spate of corruption. There was also an urgent need to restructure anti-corruption institutions to make …

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Parents to desist from acts that impede education

Parents have been urged to desist from acts that affect the proper education and good health of their children. Mrs Dora Fosu, Sekyere East District Director of Education of the Ghana Education Service, said parents, especially those in rural communities should desist from the act of seeking permission from teachers …

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NCCE urges parents to prioritize welfare of children

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has advised parents to give proper training and welfare services to their children instead of shifting that role to teachers. They should serve as role models for their children and show them love and care to enable them to confide in them instead …

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Young entrepreneurs to meet on climate change

The Eastern and Volta Regional branches of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) in collaboration with Net Impact Ghana, a civil society organisation are to organise a roundtable discussion on climate change for young entrepreneurs across the country.  The idea is to bring together young entrepreneurs to deliberate on the …

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CHRAJ secures release of juvenile from adult prison

The Wa office of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has secured the release of a juvenile sentenced to adult prison by the Circuit Court in Wa for stealing. Issah Ali, 16, was charged with stealing and was convicted and sentenced to six years in prison with …

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Tipper truck kills pregnant woman and injures two

A Tipper truck on Thursday afternoon fell on a pregnant  woman to kill her and her unborn baby instantly at Chiraa in the Sunyani West  District.       Two other victims, Madam Akua Denkyiwaa, aged 55 and Richmond Mohammed, a five year old boy who were injured  are on admission at the …

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