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Concerned Teachers give 72-hour ultimatum to GNAT leadership to resign

The Coalition of Concerned Teachers in the Western Region, has given a 72- hour ultimatum to the leadership of Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) to resign or face court action to remove them from office. The call for resignation comes amidst persistent failure on the part of the leadership …

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World Bank report says 1.5 billion people live with violence

Some 1.5 billion people live in countries affected by repeated cycles of political and criminal violence, causing misery and disrupting development, the World Bank has said. The countries affected by conflict and extreme criminal violence fall far behind in development and worsening the poverty situation in the low income countries …

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FDB closes down Cosmos Health Outfit Company

The Food and Drugs Board on Monday advised the public not to patronise water and products from Cosmos Health Outfit Company, because their practices pose serious threat to public health safety. The FDB has also closed down the operations of the company and taken steps to withdraw all its unregistered …

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International Laboratory Day launched in Accra

The Ghana Association of Biomedical Laboratory Scientists (GABMLS), on Monday launched a-week-long activities to mark the International Laboratory Day celebration, which falls on 15 April this year. The activities include media interaction across the country, symposium, medical screening at Oshie-man and other parts of the country and a dinner dance. …

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Workshop for Physics teachers commence in Cape Coast

Mr. Ebo Barton Oduro, the Member of Parliament for Cape Coast, on Monday, opened a two-day workshop for Physics teachers at the Science Resource Centre he recently established and equipped in Cape Coast. The workshop being organized by the United Kingdom Institute of Physics (IOP) on the theme: “Enhancing learning …

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Ghana Airport Company to evaluate electrical system at KIA

Mrs Doreen Owusu Fianko, Managing Director of the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL), on Monday said the Company would soon undertake an exercise to examine the electrical system at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA). She said the electrical system that was installed when the Airport was built in 1960 had …

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Eastern region records 297 accidents in first quarter

Seventy-five people died in 295 road accidents recorded in the Eastern Region from January to March, this year, the Eastern Regional Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) of the Ghana Police Service, has said. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in an interview in Koforidua, Police Superintendent James Sarfo Peprah, …

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Fire destroys Elubo market

For the second time in six months, fire has gutted the Elubo Market destroying goods worth several millions of Ghana Cedis. The Western Regional Coordinator of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Mr. Japheth Baidoo, confirmed the last Friday night’s incident to the GNA in a telephone interview in Takoradi. …

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Lateness of invigilators delays BECE

This year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) on Monday commenced late at the Accra Academy Centre due to lateness of invigilators. Madam Dora Dankwa Darko, Supervisor at the Accra Academy Center ‘A’ in an interview with Ghana News Agency in Accra, said some of the invigilators arrived late while others …

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