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Anti-corruption fight is a shared responsibility – CHRAJ

Mary Adjeley Nartey, the Greater Accra Regional Director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has admonished Ghanaians not to leave the corruption fight to only mandated institutions if progress was to be attained. She said the canker would only be minimized or eradicated when citizens complemented …

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PURC approves 11.17% electricity tariff increment

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC)has approved an 11.17 per cent tariff increase for recovery of total electricity revenue requirement for the regulated electricity market, effective July 1, 2019. In a statement signed by Mrs Mami Dufie Ofori, the Executive Secretary PURC, said the key objective of the tariff review …

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MTN to sue contractors for fibre optic cuts

Management of Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) has hinted of a legal suit against private developers and road contractors who persistently cause damage to their fibre optic cables. This, according to the company, has become necessary after several engagements with the Association of Road Contractors, the Ghana High Authority, the Urban …

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Police Administration assures EC of its support

Mr David Asante-Apeatu, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has given the Electoral Commission (EC) assurance that the Police Administration will support the EC’s objective to demystify its operations to the understanding of the public. “We will join you in this demystification agenda because people need to understand what is …

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MESTI launches Health and Pollution Action Plan

Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), on Thursday launched the Health and Pollution Action Plan (HPAP) with a call on Ghanaians to avoid wrapping their hot meals in plastic materials. He said the soft plastics were endocrine disruptors and also promoted cancers in humans. …

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Nkawie court remands alleged kidnappers

The Nkawie Circuit Court has remanded three persons into prison custody for their alleged roles in kidnapping and robbing of a senior high school student at Nketia, near Adankwame in the Atwima-Nwabiagya South Municipality of Ashanti. The pleas of Collins Agyeman 22, a driver’s mate, Philip Asare 30, drinking bar …

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Curfew hours reviewed for eight communities in Jaman South

The Ministry of Interior by Executive Instrument has reviewed the curfew hours imposed on eight communities of the Jaman South Municipality of the Bono Region. The curfew hours imposed on Drobo, Japekrom, Babianiha, Kwasibourkrom, Mpuasu, Basakrom, Kojokesekrom and Katakyiekrom have been changed from 1800 hours to 0600 hours to 2000 …

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You cannot practice counseling without a license – Prof. Ofori-Atta

The Ghana Psychological Council, a body with a mandate to license all qualified professionals, paraprofessionals and lay counseling practitioners will soon clamp down on charlatans who provide quack psychological services. Professor Angela Ofori-Atta, Chairperson of the Ghana Psychological Council said a significant  proportion of practitioners who called themselves psychologists or …

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