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Only peace and unity can help develop the Northern Region – MCE

Alhaji Abdulai Haruna Friday, Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive on Thursday said peace, unity and tolerance were important elements needed bridge the wide development gap between the North and South. “Government may devote all the resources towards enhancing the livelihood of the people by way of development but without oneness, all …

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Deputy Minister chastise teachers on violent demonstration

Mrs. Lucy Awuni, Upper East Deputy Minister, on Tuesday, chastised teachers in the Region for embarking on what she termed as “violent demonstration”. The teachers engaged in serious confrontation with the security men at the entrance to the Regional Minister’s office, at the Regional Coordinating Council, because they were refused …

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Flash Floods Are Dangerous – Ghana Meteo

The Ghana Meteorological Agency (GMA) has warned all about the dangers of flash floods during the coming rainy season. Flash floods are sudden inundation of water in low-lying areas brought on by heavy rains or dam break. “Many people tend to underestimate the dangers of flash floods. What makes flash …

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Health Ministry to focus more on providing health care to rural communities

The Ministry of Health will this year give more attention to providing quality health care services to people in the rural communities to ensure universal access to health for all. It will also expand the service base of the Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS), which seeks to provide community-based …

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2011 World Glaucoma Day launched in Accra

Minister of Health, Joseph Yieleh Chireh on Wednesday said the Ministry had increased intake into Ophthalmic Nursing and Training School to produce more ophthalmic nurses. In addition, he said, more doctors were enrolled with the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons last year to be trained as Ophthalmologists. Mr Yieleh …

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Women in Ghana attracted little media attention in 2010

A research, commissioned by the Ghana Media Standards Improvement Project (GMSIP), showed that women in Ghana attracted 15 per cent media coverage in 2010, compared with 85 percent for men in the same period. Majority of the women covered in the media were either politicians or government officials, with labourers …

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Submarine Cable Network Company to launch superfast Internet connectivity

The management of Main One Cable Company (MOCC), a private submarine network cable, is poised to launch superfast Internet connectivity and data download promotion in Accra. It is expected to impact positively on businesses in the West African sub-region. The promotion dubbed: “Feel the Impact”, being co-organised by Busy Internet, …

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Minister bemoans poor customer care among public sector institutions

Mr Alhassan Azong, Minister of State in-charge of Public Sector Reforms, has bemoaned the falling standards of customer care delivery that had permeated Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the country. “It is sad to note that the manner and quality of services offered to prospective clientele has constantly fallen …

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Teachers boycott classes in Kumasi

Most public basic schools in the Kumasi Metropolis, on Thursday, remained closed, as teachers’ tightens their demand for a fair deal in the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS). Teachers across the country have expressed disappointment and anger at not only the anomalies but the quantum of salaries paid to them …

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