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EC trains visually-impaired persons on tactile voting methods

The Bibiani branch of the Electoral Commission (EC) has organized a day’s training for members of the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipal Blind Union on the use of tactile ballots to cast their vote in the December polls. Mr Francis Addai Boateng, the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District Electoral Commission (EC) Officer in an interview with …

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NBSSI and SNV sign MoU to support and create Green Businesses

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the SNV Netherlands Development Organisation to support and create Green Businesses in Ghana. The agreement under the SNV Ghana’s “Boosting Green Employment and Enterprise Opportunities in Ghana (GrEEn)” project seeks to support the transition of …

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Akufo-Addo commissions 160-bed Twifo Atti-Morkwa District Hospital

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday commissioned the 160-bed Twifo Atti-Morkwa District Hospital in the Central Region to aid quality healthcare delivery. The ultra-modern Hospital has the state-of-the-art facilities and expected to serve more than 30,000 people in the district and its adjoining communities to enhance access to reliable …

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Ghana Armed Forces School of Ordinance graduates 160 personnel

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) School of Ordinance has graduated 160 officers and men at its second graduation ceremony in Accra. The School, under the Military Academy and Training School (MATS), prior to its affiliation to the Accra Technical University (ATU) in 2018, provided only military training programmes to its …

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Fertilizers are tested for a minimum of two years by CRIG – Witness 

Mr Peter Osei Amoako, the Director of Finance at COCOBOD, says all fertilizers are tested for a minimum of two years as indicated by scientists. He told the court that the 2016 contracts for lithovit liquid fertilizer was cancelled because it did not go through the minimum two years testing regime. …

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Martin Amidu refutes reports of Presidency following his resignation

Mr Martin Amidu, the former Special Prosecutor, says President Akufo-Addo’s letter to him following his resignation contains “introductory falsehood, public deception and spinning propaganda.” Mr Amidu made this known in a 27-page response which claimed that issues addressed by the Presidency were intended to assassinate his character for simply exposing …

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Partial cash bailout processes for affected customers of financial companies begin – SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), says the processes for government’s partial bailout has begun for the remaining affected Fund Management Companies in line with its earlier notice on November 18, 2020. It said the partial cash bailout which involved a payment of up to GH¢50,000, would cover all clients …

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Lawyer for alleged MP killers withdraws from trial

The defence counsel for alleged killers of Abuakwa North Member of Parliament, J.B Danquah Adu, has withdrawn his services in the murder trial. Mr. Augustines Obuor, who had represented Daniel Asiedu, aka, sexy dondon, and Vincent Bossu, for the past four years, informed the High Court that he had received …

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Wilmar Africa unveils two quality local rice brands on the market

Wilmar Africa Limited rice has launched two new brands of tasty and quality local rice in Ghana to support local rice farmers. The brands namely – Fortune Emo Pa Local Rice and Viking Emo Local Rice – are to provide Ghanaians with alternatives and bring some exciting innovations into the …

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Ghana government spends GH¢21b to clean up financial sector – Bawumia

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says government has spent GH¢21 billion to clean up the financial sector. He said 99 per cent of depositors of the affected banks, microfinance and savings and loans companies had been fully settled. The Vice-President was speaking at the 12th Edition of the Nation Building Updates …

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