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Youth should be at frontiers of curbing HIV and AIDS – Mahama

Mr Dramani Mahama, Central Regional Population Officer, has called on the youth to be at the forefront of curbing the menace of HIV and AIDS in the country by acting as change agents. He made the call at a youth colloquium in Cape Coast on the theme: “Intensifying Youth Participation …

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Chief Justice shares ideas with Togolese Constitutional Court

The Chief Justice has called for closer collaboration between the Judiciaries of West African countries to enable them to exchange ideas on the resolution of electoral disputes and deepen democracy within the sub-region. Mrs Justice Georgina Theodora Wood made the call when she paid a three- day working visit to …

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Assembly Members are not to implement projects – DCE

Mr Alhassan Mumuni, East Gonja District Chief Executive (DCE) has said the nation’s decentralisation process mandated assembly members to deliberate and decide on what projects to be undertaken locally. “According to the tenet of the local government system assembly members are not supposed to implement projects as has being the …

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IBM marks 100 years of technology innovation with visit to orphanage

IBM Ghana employees will visit the SOS Orphanage in Tema to carry out community services as part of activities to mark the 100 years celebration of the company. Additionally, the company will expand its community service grants by 140 per cent over the previous year for not for profit organisations …

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Yendi Security Committee seeks partnership in handling conflicts

The Yendi Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Issah Zakaria has commended members of the Municipal Security Committee (MUSEC) for the commitment in handling security issues. He said Yendi in particular and Dagbon as a whole needed to develop economically and financially for the betterment of posterity. Mr Zakaria gave the commendation …

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Muslim scholar publishes book on Muslim Youth

Sheikh Ishaq Nuamah, Islamic Scholar and Author at the weekend expressed the need for a conceptual approach to reorient the Muslim youth to facilitate national development. This, he said would help deepen the faith of Allah in the youth, inject the spirit of reconciliation into them, help them recognise and …

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Central Region records minimal fire outbreaks in first quarter

The Central Region, recorded a drop in fire outbreaks in the first quarter of this year, witnessing 95 incidents as against the 152 during the same period last year. The Regional Commander of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS,) Assistant Chief Fire Officer, (ACFO) Kwesi Ankonam Quayson who made this …

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WFP gives scholarships to 129 girls

A total of 129 Senor High School girls, from the three Northern Regions, are to benefit from a GH¢74,000 scholarship scheme to guard against school drop-out. The World Food Programme and the Ghana Health Service Girls Project seek to support the less privileged girls, who attained the aggregate 06 to …

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Five before court for allegedly re-bagging inferior rice

Five people arrested recently by the Police for allegedly re-bagging inferior rice into “Uncle Sam” rice bags for sale to the public at Teshie Tsui-bleoo on Friday appeared before an Accra Circuit Court. They are; Jerry Offei, a businessman, Kortey Kwartelai, a carpenter, Emmanuel Odoi, unemployed, Tahir Yakubu and Rebecca …

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Elimination of Onchocerciasis is feasible – Team

The elimination of onchocerciasis is feasible and achievable, a review of the Africa Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC) has revealed. Evidence of successful elimination in some endemic areas has been documented in countries such Mali, Senegal and Nigeria. Dr. Laurent Yameogo, Coordinator of Office of the Programme Director of APOC, …

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