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We are all potential prisoners – Clergyman

Reverend Frank Anku, former Clerk of the General Assembly of the E.P. Church Sunday exhorted Christians to see Prisoners as a “community of faith” and extend help to them. “Remember it could be you. The Prisoner we think deserves his punishment rather requires our help”, he admonished. Reverend Anku was …

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World’s biggest chocolate made from Ghana cocoa

The world’s biggest chocolate weighing 9,702 pounds has been made in Armenia and the cocoa used to produce it came from Ghana. The Grand Candy factory in Yerevan, the capital of the former republic of the Soviet Union has therefore received the certificate entering the chocolate in the Guinness World …

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Ghana-Indian ties need spicing up for mutual benefits – High Commissioner

Mrs Ruchi Ghanashyam, Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, has observed that India and Ghana’s 50 years bilateral ties had been tremendous but still needed to be spiced-up for mutual benefits. “We still have a lot more to do in the economic, political and cultural spheres within the South-South cooperation,” she …

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Pastor raises red flag over abuse of narcotic drugs in Ghana

Pastor Kwabena Kodua of the Gracious Feed Ministries in Accra, at the weekend described the marketing and use of narcotic drugs and other psychotropic substances as an ominous and formidable challenge confronting humanity today. He noted that users of narcotic drugs often failed to acknowledge the fact that excessive use …

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Woman living with HIV virus pressurized for sex by deceased husband’s brothers

A woman living with the HIV virus at Lawra has said she is distressed because her husband’s brothers were pressurizing her for sex though they know that their brother died of AIDS. “I have told them that I am carrying the HIV virus yet they keep on pressurizing me for …

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Prostrate, cervical cancers identified as main killers in Ghana

Prostrate and cervical cancer have been identified as main killers among men and women, mainly 45 years and above, Pastor R.Y. P. Amponsah, of the Koforidua District of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, has said. He said the disease could be avoided or minimized since it could be described as a …

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Ghana’s health workers want legislation on violence against them

Dr Ken Sagoe, the Chief Executive Officer of the Tamale Teaching Hospital, has appealed to Parliament to consider enacting laws on violence against health personnel to ensure that health workers operated in an atmosphere of peace. He said violent attacks on doctors and other health personnel especially those operating in …

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Graphic Communications MD is Marketing Man of the Year

Mr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal, Managing Director (MD) of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL), was at the weekend, adjudged winner of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIMG) 2009 Marketing Man of the Year Award in Accra. Mrs Dzibgordi Dosoo, Chief Executive Officer of Allure Ghana, was also adjudged the Marketing …

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Facebook group, Ghanaians Against Dumping of E-waste hits 500 members

The Facebook group, Ghanaians against Dumping of E-waste now has 500 members to date. The group was formed about two years ago by Ghanaian journalist and e-waste campaigner, Emmanuel K. Dogbevi to draw attention to the growing menace of e-waste dumping into Ghana by the West. The group also serves …

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Former executive calls for end to allegations of mismanagement against managers of premix fuel

Mr Bismark Doku-Nettey, a former acting chairman of the Premix Committee, has expressed his dissatisfaction with the frequent allusion to mismanagement and embezzlement of revenue from premix fuel by past managers of the produce. He challenged persons circulating such rumors to put an end to those derogatory statements or back …

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