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Robbers attack Volta Regional Dentist in Ho

Two robbers, wielding knives and other offensive weapons, on Wednesday dawn attacked and robbed Dr Oppong Yeboah, the Volta Regional Dentist, at his residence at the Medical Village in Ho. Mr Alex Bedie, Volta Regional Police Commander, told journalists that the robbers ‘somehow squeezed’ into Dr Yeboah’s bedroom, demanding he …

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Mills appeals to Mamprusis in Bawku to re-join peace committee

President John Atta Mills on Friday appealed to the Mamprusis in Bawku to reconsider their decision to break away from the Inter Ethnic Peace Committee of Bawku to join in pursuit of lasting peace. He urged the people of Bawku to lay a strong foundation for the youth and not …

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Accra Brewery donates to students of Jayee University College

Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) has presented assorted drinks to Jayee University College Student Representative Council (SRC) in Accra. The drinks made up of Castle Milk Stout, Milk Malt and Malta Guinness was to support the SRC Week celebration and the launch of a school bus project. Mr Samuel Obiri Yeboah, Marketing …

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Fresh attempt to market Volta Region in the offing

A fresh attempt to market the economic capacities of the Volta Region more aggressively through the information superhighway is in the offing. “We would find the facts and figures about everything worthwhile about the region, put them on website in such graphic forms that it cannot but be relished by …

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Ghana needs a Comprehensive Economic Policy – Prof. Killick

A Senior Research Associate of the Overseas Development Institute, Professor Tony Killick, has said the low performance of the country’s economy would only be improved if a structure for a comprehensive economic policy was drawn. He said even though the economy had not performed to expectations,”Ghana is a shining light” …

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2-day international confab on agriculture and forestry ends in Ghana

A two-day international conference on good practices in management and strategic planning in agriculture and forestry facilities in Africa, has been held at Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon. Forty participants made up of lecturers, students, government representatives, entrepreneurs, researchers and civil societies from Ghana, Holland, …

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Upper East delays in accessing fund

Majority of Municipal and District Assemblies (MDAS) in the Upper East Region are delaying in helping communities to come out with proposals to access the Ghana Environmental Management Project (GEMP). GEMP, which is a five-year project and in its second year, is funded by the Canadian government, is aimed at …

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Ghana loses 6% of GDP through illegal mining and logging

Mr Mike Hamah, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has said the country loses six percent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) through the activities of illegal miners and chainsaw operators. He said those monies could have been used to provide social amenities in some communities and, therefore, called for …

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Divestiture process of Ghana Consolidated Diamond complete – Hamah

Mr Mike Hamah, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has disclosed that the Ghana Consolidated Diamond (GCD) at Akwatia would soon be handed over to a strategic investor following the completion of its divestiture process. Addressing workers of GCD at Akwatia, on Thursday, as part of his two-day familiarization tour …

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Blacksmith jailed 15 years for robbery

A 28-year-old blacksmith who led a gang to rob traders under the Kwame Nkrumah Circle overhead bridge and made away with four mobile phones and an unspecified amount of money has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court. Wahab Salifu aka Van Dam was found guilty …

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