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UN Resident Coordinator commends chiefs of Dagbon

The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Ghana, Miss Ruby Sandhu-Rajon has commended the Regent of Dagbon, Kapankuya-Na Yukubu Abdulai Andani, and the chiefs and people of Dagbon for the peace prevailing in Yendi and the entire Dagbon Traditional Area. She observed that development projects were going on, schools were in …

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GAWU mobilises support on the right to food security

The General Agricultural Workers’ Union (GAWU)has organised a workshop to mobilise and organise small scale farmers and agricultural workers to campaign for the right to food and food security in the country. GAWU organised the workshop in collaboration with ActionAid Ghana, an international non-governmental organisation, to strengthen the participants with …

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Court fines illegal lotto operator GH¢1,370 for pirating NLA numbers

The Akim Oda Magistrate Court has ordered a private lotto operator, Joseph Adamu, to pay a sum of GH¢1,370, for pirating on National Lotteries Authority (NLA) drawn numbers for his illegal operations without authorisation. Adamu pleaded guilty. In a judgement by the court presided over by Mr Albert Owusu Annor, …

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Ledzokuku MP speaks on road improvement in constituency

Nii Nortey Dua, Member of Parliament for the Ledzokuku Constituency, has said the improvement of road networks to ease traffic congestion in the constituency is on course. A segment of the Accra-Tema Beach Road passes through the constituency at parts of Nungua, Teshie and La, all three major coastal towns, …

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Entrepreneurial skills would help reduce unemployment

The Rev Ama Afo Blay, Board Chairman of the Junior Achievers Trust International (JATI), on Tuesday appealed to the youth to acquire entrepreneurial skills and set up their own businesses. This would make them creative and productive and also help reduce the high unemployment rate in the country. She said …

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Fishermen, fishmongers commend government

Fishermen and fishmongers in Apam have commended the government for not increasing the prices of pre-mix fuel and kerosene. The Assistant Chief Fisherman at Apam, Opanyin Kow Nduamon, while praising the government for not increasing the price of the commodity, called for the increase in the supply of fishing inputs …

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DOVVSU worried over abandonment of cases

The Western Regional Coordinator of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU), Assistant Superintendent of PoliceLawrence Gbele, on Tuesday expressed worry over frequent abandonment of domestic violence cases reported to the division. He said some victims of domestic violence abandoned the case halfway andthat impeded smooth investigations and processing …

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Assembly to aid more people with funds

About 203 people are to benefit from the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly’s (STMA) Social Inclusion Transfer project (STI). Mr. Kobina Annan Prah, Metropolitan Chief Executive, said at a press conference that the STI project was an initiative to support the extremely poor and vulnerable in the society with funds. He said …

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Rotary, USAID give $2m support for Ghana water projects

Ghana is benefitting from a two million dollar water project been funded by the Rotary International (RI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). This was made known in a presentation made during a meeting organized by the Rotary Club of Accra- Labone in Accra on January 20, …

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Form fire volunteer squads in farming communities

A farmer at Kontonho near Kofiase in the Asante-Mampong municipality, Opanin Yaw Dente, has appealed to the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) to form functional fire volunteer squads in all farming communities to check wildfires. He said this has become more necessary given the severity of this year’s harmattan. Making …

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