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United Nations engages Dr. Konadu Apraku

Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku, the former Minister of Trade and Industry, Regional Cooperation and NEPAD has been engaged by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa to work for the Commission as Economic and Trade Specialist. A statement released in Accra on Thursday said the assignment for Dr Apraku who …

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University of Education launches research policy

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Prof. Akwasi Asabere-Ameyaw, has said quality of graduate and undergraduate teaching would be enhanced by the participation of faculty in research and other creative work in fields related to those they are teaching. Prof. Asabere-Ameyaw said this when he launched a policy …

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Four drivers fined GH¢1,860

Four heavy truck drivers have been fined a total of 1,860 Ghana cedis by a Tarkwa Circuit Court for parking on the main Tarkwa/Takoradi highway or in default a prison term ranging between 10 and 24 months. They pleaded guilty. They are Zakari Jibril, 52, Siedu Quadrago, 53, Abdulai Issaka, …

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Northern Region gets five new polyclinics

The Northern Regional Health Directorate has increased healthcare facilities and these include construction of five new polyclinics in Chereponi, Janga, Karaga, Kpandai and Tatale in 2010. A new hospital is under construction at Zabzugu and is about 95 percent complete while a district hospital for East Gonja is ongoing and …

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New mining company to start operating in June

The Central/Ashanti Gold Limited (CAGL), a new gold mining company established at Ayanfuri, is to start operating in June, Mr Paul Essa, the Administrative Manager of the company, said on Wednesday. He said the GAGL is a sister company of Sun Gold Resource Limited. Mr Essa told journalists that the …

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Girl saved from being trafficked to Cote d’ Ivoire

The vigilance of members of the Anti-Trafficking Unit of the Ghana Immigration Service at the Elubo border saved a 12-year-old girl from being sent to Cote d’Ivoire to serve as a maid-servant. Mr Albert Ahajie, Assistant Superintendent of Immigration at the Elubo border, told the GNA that on December 9 …

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Larvae invasion of Keta and environs has now abated – NADMO

The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) on Wednesday said the invasion of the larvae of caterpillar in the Keta and its environs in the Volta Region has abated. This was achieved with the collaboration of Ghana Armed Forces, and the use of Nim oil which was a more affective and …

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Highway robbers stage operation twice on Jasikan-Hohoe road

Highway robbers on Tuesday subjected commuters to intimidation on two occasions on the same segment of the Jasikan-Hohoe road network seizing cash and mobile phones. The first robbery occurred at about 0230 hours and the other between 2030 and 2100 hours precisely between Akpafu-Mempeasem and Akpafu Odomi. The robbers, who …

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Komfo Anokye Hospital denies it has run out of blood

Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) had denied media reports that the facility’s blood bank had run out of blood. They insisted that there was enough blood in stock to meet the needs of patients, requiring blood transfusion at the hospital. A statement signed by Mr Kwame Frimpong, the Public Relations …

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