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WAEC releases 2018 BECE results of private candidates

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) on Friday released the provisional results of private candidates who took the 2018 edition of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).  The Council said the results had been posted online and candidates could access their results on its website. A statement signed by Mrs …

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Interim injunction sought by BXC against ECG concession dismissed

The Commercial Division of an Accra High Court has dismissed an interlocutory injunction that sought to stop Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), a body mandated to spearhead the concessional agreement of the operations of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). The court in its ruling noted that Ghana had a timeline to …

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Estate developers asked to stop sale of lands at Dawhenya

Faradey Martey Adden, head of family, and the elders of the Adden Royal Gates of Adden Darpoh Family of Dawhenya, has cautioned the public to be wary of individuals and estate developers selling lands to prospective land developers at Dawhenya. Faradey Adden, in an interview with the GNA on Friday …

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Don’t force us to write Ga examination – BECE candidates

Non-Ga native speaking candidates at the just ended Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) have asked the relevant curriculum and examination authorities not to force their compatriots to write Ga papers in future. Most of the candidates who spoke to the Ghana News Agency said Ga was not the predominant Ghanaian …

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AMA should act to stop the growing indiscipline – Foundation

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has been asked to act decisively to stop the nuisance and growing indiscipline in the city. Mr. Emmanuel Amarquaye, the Founder of Punctuality Ghana Foundation (PGF), said it need to enforce its bye-laws to people persuade people from doing the wrong things. He made reference …

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Promote the rights of the aged – HelpAge Ghana

HelpAge Ghana, an advocacy group, has called on government to ensure that the rights of the aged were protected by giving them proper social assistance for them to live decent lives. “It was high time the State promoted the rights of older people and provided them with social assistance to …

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Take back scheme to address plastic pollution

As part of measures to tackle the plastic pollution problem, government on Friday announced the “Take Back Scheme”, an initiative that would allow people to return empty plastic bottles for a fee. The initiative, to be pioneered by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), would provide an incentive for people to …

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12 pregnant female students wrote BECE in Kumasi

Twelve (12) pregnant school girls wrote this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Kumasi metropolis. A total of 24, 513 sat for the examination and they were made up of 11, 690 males and 12, 823 females, compared with the last year’s figure of 22, 840 – 11, …

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Dr Obengfo granted bail by Circuit Court

Dr Dominic Kwame Obeng-Andoh, Chief Executive Officer of Obengfu Hospital, who is being held for practicing medicine without license and operating an unlicensed facility, has been granted bail. Appearing before an Accra Circuit Court on Friday, Dr Obeng-Andoh pleaded not guilty to the two charges.  His appearance followed an order …

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Eleven persons arrested by Operation Vanguard

Operation Vanguard, led by Colonel Michael Amoah-Ayisi, the Commander, has arrested eleven illegal miners on the Tarkwa-Ayanfuri Road during an operation conducted between Ayanfuri and Bawdie. Michael Tetteh, Abudu Razak, Albert Asamoah, Akwesi Buklow and Akose Iddrisu have been handed over to the Wassa Akropong District Police. The rest; Hassan …

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