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Court jails six 240 years for robbery

Six persons were on Tuesday sentenced to 40 years’ imprisonment each by a High Court in Accra on charges of conspiracy and robbery. Issaka Abubakar and Hamza Shaibu, both traders, Taju Adamu, a driver’s mate, Majid Adamu and Charles Ametor, both drivers, were said to have robbed a house at …

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Ministry of Health to provide every district with public hospital

Mr Joseph Yieleh Chireh, Minister of Health said on Tuesday that his sector Ministry has initiated steps to provide every district, municipality and metropolis with a public hospital. Mr Yieleh Chireh who made this known on the floor of Parliament said Diaso hospital in the Upper Denkyerah West District was …

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Navrongo Senior High gets face lift

Completed works involving the renovation of five key projects of the Navrongo Senior High School (NAVASCO) valued at about GH¢1.3 million were on Tuesday handed over to the management of the school at Navrongo. The projects which included a two storey administration block, twelve unit two storey classroom blocks, two …

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Enforce laws to eliminate fake herbal practitioners

A renowned herbal practitioner in Kumasi, has appealed to the government to regulate and enforce laws on herbal medicine practice to eliminate fake practitioners in order to sustain public confidence. Mallam Zack, a well known herbal practitioner told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in an interview, in Kumasi that, herbal …

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Government must prioritise potable water supply to schools – NGO

Mr Yaw Osei Owusu Sekyere, Executive Director of Conservation Foundation, on Tuesday appealed to the government to make water supply to basic schools a priority to enhance teaching and learning. He said some school pupils in both rural and urban centres walked over six kilometres in search of water daily …

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Christians should develop their communities – Clergy

Bishop Dr Wallace Sibley, General Secretary of the Church of God International in the United States has called on Christians worldwide to foster the development of their communities to enable them win more souls for the Lord. He said focusing on developmental areas such as education and health, among others …

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Over 16,000 Ghanaians evacuated from Libya so far

Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Tuesday said about 16,822 Ghanaians have been evacuated from Libya in excess of the anticipated 10,000. He said 1,455 evacuees from the Libyan-Egyptian border were airlifted through Cairo, 8,505 from the Libyan-Tunisian border through Djerba and 6,862 from Tripoli. …

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Africa must pull resources together to build sustainable economy – Dr Amoah

Dr Kofi Amoah, Chief Executive Officer of Progeny Ventures, on Tuesday called on Africa governments to put their under-utilised resources together to build sustainable economy and reduce dependence on aid. He said Africa must learn to live within its means, learn to balance its budgets and limit dependence on aid …

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Nana Konadu calls for women participation in political leadership

Former First Lady and President of the 31st December Women’s Movement, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings says emerging democracies will only grow from strength to strength if women are supported to participate in political leadership and conflict management. She said: “It is only when women are part of policy planning and …

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Conference to discuss climate change adaptation measure

The Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, will next week open an international conference at Dhaka, Capital of Bangladesh to share the latest knowledge on how vulnerable communities can adapt to the impacts of climate change. Dr Hasan Mahmud, Bangladesh’s Minister of Environment and Forests will also be a special …

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