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Regional body initiates sustainable water delivery project

The African Regional Centre for Water Sanitation (CREPA) in collaboration with the government has initiated a two-year Sustainable Water Service Delivery (SWSD) Project towards achieving sustainability of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene delivery in Ghana. The project funded by Conrad N. Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has been designed to assess the …

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Ghana hosts 5th Africa Forum on Blindness

The 5th Africa Forum on Blindness opens at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration on Monday to discuss issues pertaining to service delivery as well as the development of blind persons in Africa, a statement released in Accra on Friday announced. Experiences, ideas, initiatives and contacts will also …

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Ghana to establish Science Space Centre

Government will soon establish a Science Space Centre to provide accurate information about economic impact of climate conditions. The project, which is set to be inaugurated this month, is a partnership between Ghana and South Africa. It would also seek to enhance communication, technology, astronomy and astrophysics for national development. …

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Government to repackage free medical treatment for the aged – Mahama

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Friday renewed government’s commitment to continue to provide free medical treatment to the aged and vulnerable in the society. He said although the programme initiated years ago had challenges, the Ministry of Health and partners were redesigning and fine-tuning them to make it accessible …

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Rotary Club of Accra Ring Road Central supports Asempaneye School

The Rotary Club of Accra Ring Road Central, with the assistance of MTN Ghana, is constructing a second six-classroom block valued at $90,000 for Asempaneye community in the Akuapim North District in the Eastern Region. The Club has already constructed a $60,000 six-classroom block and a three seater modern KVIP …

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Past students protest take-over of Osu Salem school building

The Osu Salem Old Boys Association (OSOBA) on Friday kicked against the intention of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) to rehabilitate the school building and use it as a reference library and museum. Mr Joseph Dottey, Chairman of the Association, said the group did not also understand why the …

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35 health personnel complete training on Leadership Development Programme

Some 35 health personnel from the Western Regional Health Directorate and six districts, on Wednesday, passed out after a six months training on the Leadership Development Programme (LDP). The districts are Shama, Wassa Amenfi East, Wassa Amenfi West, Ellembelle, Prestea-Huni-Valley and Jomoro districts. The training was sponsored by the United …

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Education is important for unity and development – Director

Mr Vincent Tefe, Adaklu Anyigbe District Director of Education, on Friday said the importance of education in achieving unity and development could not be overemphasized. He explained that education propels society to build a strong human capital base that is the catalyst for economic growth. Mr. Tefe was speaking at …

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Truck driver fined for possessing 117 pieces of undocumented lumber

The Dormaa Circuit Court has imposed a fine of GH¢360 on Adu Mohammed, a driver, for possessing 177 pieces of undocumented lumber. Mohammed will go to jail for six months if he fails to pay the fine. Inspector Bismarck Boye Lartey told the court presided by Alexander Osei Tutu that, …

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Upper Manya Krobo Assembly receives nearly GH¢ 300,000 as Common Fund

The Upper Manya Krobo District Assembly received GH¢299,117.72 as its share of the District Assemblies’ Common Fund for the first quarter of this year. Mr Joseph Tetteh Angmor, District Chef Executive (DCE), disclosed this at the first ordinary meeting of the first session of the Assembly at Asesewa on Thursday. …

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