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CCSTA called for electronic control of teacher punctuality

The Consultative Council of Subject Teachers Associations (CCSTA) of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has proposed the introduction of electronic device to check punctuality and regularity of staff in educational institutions. This was contained in a communiqué issued by CCSTA and signed by the chairman, Mr Solomon Sarpong …

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Industries urged to hire mathematicians to solve complex problems

Professor Armin Fugenschuh, a Professor of Engineering Mathematics and Numeric Optimisation from the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-senftenberg, Germany, has encouraged industries and companies to hire people with strong mathematical knowledge to address their complex and challenging problems. He said industrial mathematicians had the ability to translate a real-life problem …

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Nearly 80% of Ghana’s educated workforce effectively low-skilled – World Development Report

The literacy proficiency of almost 80 per cent of Ghana’s working-age population is limited to understanding basic text – making this fraction of Ghana’s educated working adults effectively low-skilled, according to the World Development Report 2018. The report by the World Banks says workers who fall within this bracket are …

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President leaves for China, Rwanda

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Accra on Thursday night as head of Ghana’s delegation to the People’s Republic of China on a state visit. The visit, which is at the invitation of the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, is to deepen the strong ties between the two countries, as well …

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Research reveals gender discrimination on productive farm lands

A research conducted in the West Mamprusi District of the Northern Region has revealed that one of the major factors contributing to household food insecurity in the area is the prevention of smallholder women farmers to farm on productive lands. The research findings which was made known at a sensitization …

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Fatal accidents in mining industry increase – Koney

Mr Sulemanu Koney, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Chamber of Mines, has said the mining industry recorded five fatal accidents in 2017 as compared to three in 2016. He said “this clearly indicates the need for the industry together with its sub contractors and employees to work more …

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Germany signs MoU with Ghana to build automotive assembly plant in Ghana

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a German automobile company, Volswagen, to build an automotive assembly plant in Ghana. The MoU, which was signed between Volswagen and the Ministry at the Business Dialogue in Accra on Thursday, was facilitated by the Delegation …

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Obengfo pleads with High court to halt proceedings at lower court

An Accra High Court will on September 7, rule on an application, whether or not to stay proceedings against Dr Dominic Obeng-Andoh, Chief Executive Officer of Obengfo Hospital in Weija at an Accra Circuit Court. The court presided over by Mr Justice Abdullah Iddirsu, fixed the date for ruling after …

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KATH awards GH¢5.4m contract for oxygen plants

The management of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, has awarded a contract for the procurement of two new oxygen plants with a capacity to produce all oxygen requirements of the facility and offer the surplus for sale to other health facilities. Dr Oheneba Owusu-Danso, the Chief Executive …

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