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Ghana Statistical Service to seek more food info from National Food Buffer Stock Company

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) will soon seek more information on food production in the country from the National Food Buffer Stock Company (NAFFCO) in order to help the service in determining inflation rates in the country. The GSS already has a mechanism that collates data on food production in …

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Ghana’s inflation drops 9.13% in March

Ghana’s inflation rate has dropped for the first time in three months to 9.13% in March 2011, the Government Statistician has announced to journalists in Accra today April 13, 2011. Dr. Grace Bediako said transportation remains the major contributor to inflation. The March inflation declined by 0.03% points lower than …

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Muslim Summit for Wa

The Coalition of Muslim Organisations, Ghana (COMOG) is organising a three-day national summit from April 15 and April 17 in Wa, the Upper West Regional capital. The summit which is supported by the United Nations Population Fund is on the theme: “Family Life and Community Development: The Challenge of the …

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Stakeholders must help solve disturbances in teachers’ front – GNAT

The Northern Regional Council of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has urged major stakeholders in education to play their roles effectively towards resolving the fracas in the teachers’ front. “We view the seemingly silence of these key stakeholders – the National Labour Commission, the Ministry of Education and …

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Consultants asked to stop issuing certificates to contractors

Mr. Abu Kasanbata, the Nadowli District Chief Executive, has directed that henceforth no consultant should issue certificates to contractors who failed to bring along their Site Visitors Notebooks and Site Instruction Notebooks for vetting and signing by the assembly. He said contractors had always refused to be at project site …

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Sunyani residents complain about huge refuse dump

Residents of Area One in Sunyani have appealed to the Municipal Assembly to remove the mountain of refuse near the Coronation Park to offset the outbreak of cholera in the regional capital. The residents told the GNA that residents of Area One, Area Two and some parts of Area Three …

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Second National Policy Fair launched

The Second National Policy Fair to create platform for dialogue between policy makers, implementers and the public was launched in Accra on Tuesday. The theme for the theme: “Empowering the People as we Build a Better Ghana” scheduled from April 26-30, would also afford opportunity to the citizenry to make …

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President Mills pledges more facilities to improve education

President John Evans Atta Mills on Tuesday pledged the resolve of the Government to provide the needed infrastructure to enhance teaching and learning in schools. He said as it did this, it was important for the students to accept to do their bit by working hard on their books and …

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Government supports Mathematics, Science and Technology students

Government has provided the need-based bursaries and scholarships for second-cycle, vocational and technical and tertiary students studying pure and applied Mathematics, Science and Technology for 2010 to 2011 academic year. The Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology (MEST) in collaboration with Ministry of Education, the Scholarship Secretariat and the GETfund …

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US government funds Wa East-Nadowli link road

The United States of America has provided $1.5 million for the construction of a 7.5 kilometre road linking Wa East District to Nadowli District to help promote economic activities of peasant farmers. Under the project, one steel bridge and two other bridges would be built in seven months by P.W. …

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