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Traditional medical practitioners should be confident in their operations

Mr Joseph Yieleh-Chireh, Minister of Health, has called on traditional medical practitioners to be confident in their field of work in order to help protect and promote herbal medicine in the country. He said practitioners must be bold enough in whatever they did so that people would have a fair …

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Group against MOH’s attempt to demolish Regional Hospital

The people of Bolgatanga, Nabdam, Bongo and Tongo (BONABOTO), in the Upper East Region, have cautioned against plans by the Ministry of Health (MOH) to demolish the existing Regional Hospital and build an Ultra Modern Regional Referral Hospital. BONABOTO, issued the warning at a Press Conference held in Bolgatanga, on …

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PTA to assist government to improve education in Bawku

The Parent Teacher Association (PTA), in the Bawku municipality, had taken steps to assist government to improve on education in the area. The PTAs of community schools are to find the major challenges facing schools in the area and map out strategies to guide government in the provision of infrastructure …

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UNICEF to help implement Complementary Basic Education

Ms. Benedicta Naana Biney, Acting Director General, Ghana Education Service (GES), has charged stakeholders in education, in the Upper East Region, to be committed to targets they set to improve pre-tertiary education delivery in the region. Ms Biney made the call in a speech read on her behalf by Mr …

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Children’s right, a major tool for national development

Participants at a child rights workshop, at Bolgatanga, have called on stakeholders to see the rights of children as a major potential tool that could foster national development. The two-day workshop is being organized by the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), a non-governmental organization, working to promote the socio-economic development …

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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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