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Intercontinental collaboration is key for African Scholars – Prof Atuguba

Professor Raymond Akongburo Atuguba, the Dean of the University of Ghana School of Law, has reiterated that collaboration with other African scholars is the solution to the current publication challenges faced by African Scholars. The Dean stated this during an Open Forum and Round Table held as part of activities …

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Six suspects in police custody over land and chieftaincy disputes

The police in Ashanti Region have arrested six people for their involvement in a land and chieftaincy dispute which led to the death of one person at Adum Afrancho in the Atwima Kwanwoma District. The deceased, Kwame Yeboah, 23, is said to have been stabbed by one Kwadwo Brefo who …

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African countries must prioritise post-disaster recovery – UNDP Ghana

Dr Angela Lusigi, Resident Representative, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Ghana, has urged West African countries to pay more attention to strengthening disaster preparedness and post-disaster recovery. She said recovery measures could be leveraged as an opportunity for building back better with durable solutions and risk-sensitive investments for sustainable development. …

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Police investigates punishment of 15-year-old school prefect

Half Assini Police in the Western Region are investigating an alleged punishment meted out to a 15-year-old class prefect which has made it difficult for her to sit down due to severe bruises on her buttocks. According to the father of the girl, Mr Francis Bronya, his daughter, the class …

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CBI Ghana signs $80m contract to build largest plant to produce Calcined Clay cement

CBI Ghana Ltd, has signed an $80 million deal to construct what has been described as the largest Calcined Clay Cement plant in the country’s Tema Free Zones Enclave. The new plant expected to start operations in 2024, has capacity to produce 405,000 tons of cement a year. The plant …

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New group demands government actions against corruption, state capture and others

The announcement last week by the Ghana government that it was going to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to seek assistance was long in coming, but it was the final nail in the coffin for an ailing economy suffocating with high levels of debt, mismanagement and corruption. Despite repeated calls …

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IMF Team to arrive in Accra this week to begin assessment of Ghana’s macro fiscal data – Oppong Nkrumah

An Assessment Team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will arrive in Accra this week to begin assessment of Ghana’s macro fiscal data to recommend an appropriate programme for the country. This follows government’s announcement on Friday, July 1, 2022, that it had decided to engage the Fund on balance …

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Fishers advised to stay-off fishing during closed season period

The Convenor for Fisheries Alliance, Mr Kwadwo Kyei Yamoah has reminded artisanal, inshore, and industrial trawler fishers to observe the closed season and stay off fishing for the period in a bid to replenish the fish stock. He indicated that the fishing closed season was an important fisheries conservation tool. …

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Counsellors operating without license are charlatans – Ghana Psychology Council

The Ghana Psychology Council (GPC) is warning the public of charlatans posing as counsellors, who are likely to put the lives of citizens in danger. “Not everybody who poses as a counsellor qualifies to be one unless he or she is professionally trained and licensed to operate as such,” the …

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As Ghana goes to IMF, country asked to still fix structural economic challenges  

Some economists have asked Ghana’s Economic Management Team (EMT) to commit themselves to measures that will solve the structural challenges facing the country even as it prepares to go for another International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme. Ghana is going for a programme for the second time in seven years with …

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