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EU cautions Ghana over depleting forests 

The European Union (EU) has cautioned Ghana to be proactive in restoring its degraded forest and tree cover in the wake of the changing climatic conditions. “The government needs to take drastic action to reverse the trend for the sustenance of the ecology,” Ms. Diana Acconcia, the EU Ambassador to …

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Ghana Red Cross calls for review of Act establishing it

Mr Kwame Gyima Akwafo, the President of the Ghana Red Cross Society, has called for the review of Act 10 of 1958, the act that established the Society in the country. He was speaking to the media at a two day governance orientation workshop organised by the Ghana Red Cross …

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Northern Development Authority to begin selling abandoned tricycles

The Northern Development Authority (NDA) is set to begin the sale of abandoned tricycles in its premises, to interested persons, as part of measures to prevent them from further deterioration. This is in line with the recommendations of an adhoc committee constituted by the Board of NDA, to determine the …

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Ghana has the required technology to establish a nuclear power plant – MESTI

Mr William Owuraku Aidoo, the Deputy Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has said Ghana has the required technology to embark upon the establishment of a Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) to generate electricity. He said the country’s vision for the peaceful application of nuclear technology in various fields including …

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New school curriculum does not include CSE – Education Minister

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, has stated that the new standard based curriculum for Kindergarten (KG)to Primary Six (P6) does not include Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) as speculated in sections of the media. “The new curriculum framework approved by Cabinet and the National Council for Curriculum and …

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Ghana government increases cocoa price by 8.42%

The government has increased the price of cocoa from GH¢7,600.00 to GH¢8,240.00 a tonne and from GH¢475.00 to GH¢515.00 a bag, Dr. Gyiele Nurah, Minister of State at the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) announced. That implies 8.42 percentage increment, making it an upward review of GH¢640.00 and GH¢40.00 …

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President launches national initiative to combat plastic waste

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched a national initiative geared at addressing and managing the environmental impact of plastic waste in the country. The Ghana National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP), a collaboration with the Global Plastic Action Partnership (GPAP), will tackle the leakage of plastic into Ghana’s oceans and …

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CSE has nothing to do with homosexuality – GES

The Ghana Education Service(GES) has refuted claims that the service is introducing explicit sexual information to children under the guise of Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE), stating that the curriculum has nothing to do with homosexuality. “The new standard based curriculum being implemented has nothing to do with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual …

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Ya-Naa in discussions with UDS for Yendi Campus

The Overlord of Dagbon, Ya-Naa Mahama Abukari II has announced that he is in discussions with the authorities of the University for Development Studies (UDS), to establish a UDS campus at Yendi. This, he said would run various programmes for the benefit of the people. He said he has earmarked …

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Push competent individuals to be Assembly members – NCCE

Traditional Authorities have been urged to encourage and throw their weight behind competent and capable individuals in their communities who would avail themselves for the position of assembly members. Mrs Ellen Nyarko Appiah-Osei, the District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in Abura Asebu Kwamankesse (AAK) District …

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