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Most Rev. Palmer-Buckle ordains 18 Catholic priests

Most Rev. Charles Gabriel Palmer-Buckle, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast and Apostolic Administrator of Accra on Saturday ordained 18 Catholic priests at with a call on them to walk in the path of Christ and be holy. He urged them to be holy and spotless and to live through …

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Protect and support children in cocoa growing areas – Bright Appiah

The Executive Director of the Child Right International, Mr Bright Appiah said it was imperative that children in cocoa growing areas are given the needed protection and support to enable them realize their God-given potentials. He was happy that children in these cocoa growing communities were becoming more and more …

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Double track system not disability friendly – PWDs

Persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the Central Region have described the double-track Senior High School (SHS) system as unfriendly and inconsiderate to the plights of children with disabilities. According to them, the inability of the Ministry of Education to broadly engage them to seek their views on its implementation was …

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Corruption eroding gains of government intervention programmes

Mr. Richard Quayson, Deputy Commissioner of the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has said public expenditure exaggeration by people entrusted with power to execute government intervention projects, has crippled government’s effort to improve the lives of the people. He said it was unacceptable for people assigned the …

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Ghana’s maritime trade outlook positive – GSA

Madam Benonita Bismarck, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers Authority (GSA), has said Ghana’s maritime trade outlook for this year is positive, which is expected to post a good growth of not less than 10 per cent. The total volume of trade imports for the first half year …

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PIAC schools stakeholders in Bongo on petroleum revenue

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has schooled stakeholders in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region on Ghana’s petroleum revenue and its funded projects over the past seven years. The 13-member committee, made up of members from professional, pressure, traditional and religious groups had been on a …

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PIAC Inspects Tamne dam project in Upper East Region

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has inspected ongoing irrigation works on the Tamne irrigation project site in the Garu District as part of its facts finding working visit mission in the Upper East Region. Mr Andy Alalbila, the Regional Engineer of the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA) who …

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Supreme Court nominee raises concern on legal education

Professor Nii Ashie Kotey, a Justice of the Supreme Court nominee, has expressed concern about the country’s legal education system, which, he said, is at a crossroads and needs urgent reforms. He said if care was not taken, the current system would unleash on the people of Ghana lawyers who …

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Ghana beyond aid is achievable without corrupt practices – Most Rev Awotwe-Pratt

The Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana, the Most Reverend Titus Awotwe Pratt, has called on Ghanaians to eschew corrupt practices and social vices that may derail the vision of the Ghana beyond Aid. He called on state actors, particularly the Judiciary and the Executive arms of government, …

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We need data for focused intervention – GSS

Mr William Addo, Assistant Chief Technical Officer, Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), has said that Ghana needed to collect quality data to help focus its intervention policies. He said when data is readily available and understood by everyone, it yields results and helped in nation building from the grassroots level. Mr …

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