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Media urged to expose ills in governance

Mrs Augustina Akosua Akumanyi, Deputy Chairperson of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), on Wednesday urged the media to endeavour to expose all forms of corruption and ills in governance. She noted with concern that the mass media was shirking their responsibility of being the guardians of freedom and …

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New Times Corporation to go commercial printing

The New Times Corporation (NTC) has expressed the desire to venture into commercial printing and look for other opportunities to generate more revenue to improve conditions at the corporation. Mr Kofi Asuma, Managing Director of New Times Corporation, announced this on Wednesday in a speech read on his behalf to …

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Illegal miners arraigned before court

Sixteen illegal miners including four Ivoirians were on Wednesday arraigned before a Takoradi Circuit court ‘B” and provisionally charged with illegal mining. Their pleas were not taken and remanded in custody to re-appear on May 11. Prosecuting, Assistant Superintendent of Police Albert Dalatsa told the court presided over by Mr. …

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WANEP advocates early warning systems

Mr Emmanuel Bombande, Executive Director of West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP), has called on State institutions to partner Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to enforce early warning systems to prevent conflicts from escalating. He said as a country, there was the need to prepare the public to make mitigating …

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Take mistakes made in the media kindly – Lawyer

Mr. Abdul-Shaqur Saeed, an Assistant State Attorney in the Upper West Region, has appealed to Ghanaians to make a distinction between untrue stories and those that are considered to be lies. Mr. Saeed made the appeal at a day’s public lecture to mark this year’s Constitution Week celebrations in Wa …

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Communities to benefit from solar electrification project

A Director of Renewable Energy of the Ministry of Energy, Mr Wisdom Ahiataku-Togobo, has said about 60 communities in the country are to benefit from off-grid solar electrification project. He said the communities are those who were not captured in the national grid with emphasis on islands, remote and isolated …

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Minister wants more robust forest protection policies

Mr Mike Hammah, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has called for more robust forest protection policies to deal decisively with the growing degradation of Ghana’s forests through illegal chainsaw and mining activities. He said it was time a hard look was taken at ways to tackle head-on, the impunity …

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Western Steel and Forgings Limited react to accidents at premises

The Management and Staff of Western Steel and Forgings Limited (WSFL), has expressed their grief and sorrow to employees who were injured in an industrial accident. A press statement issued by Nana Ofosua, Corporate Affairs Director in Accra on Thursday said the Company is also committed to ensure that the …

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Chief accuses DCE of meddling in chieftaincy, land matters

A chief has accused Mr. Robert Baka Wavei, the Sissala West District Chief Executive, of meddling in chieftaincy and land matters in recent times, thereby creating confusion and tension among the ethnic groups in the area. The Gwollu Kuoru, Kuoro Kuri-Buktie Limann, Paramount Chief of the Gwollu Traditional Area, alleged …

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