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Jaman District Education Director advocates high academic standards

Mrs Lilian Azuba Ayuko, Jaman South District Director of Education in the Brong Ahafo Region , has urged students, teachers and other stakeholders of education to maintain the high standard of academic performance. This, she said would enable the District chalk more laurels in education. Mrs Ayuko attributed the impressive …

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Tamale residents educated on sickle cell condition

The Sickle Cell Condition Advocates (SICCA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH) has held a day’s awareness programme on sickle cell condition for residents of Tamale. The programme, which took place at the weekend in Tamale, was to educate the residence on the existence of the condition, how …

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Brong Ahafo Police Command worried about media criticism

The Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command has appealed to the media to stop blaming the Police for their alleged inability to arrest two suspects, who allegedly stabbed two men at Abesim near Sunyani, with a knife. One of the victims died and the other who was rushed to the hospital …

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Chief bemoans decline in communal spirit

Nana Asiedu Taku-Ababio, Chief of Babianeha in Jaman South District of Brong-Ahafo, has bemoaned the ebbing communal spirit among the people in the district. He therefore urged the people to rekindle their communal spirit, which hitherto formed an integral part of community’s development. Nana Asiedu Taku-Ababio was speaking at a …

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Government makes tremendous stride in SADA implementation

The Government on Monday reiterated its commitment to the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), saying “tremendous strides” have already been made in its implementation. A statement signed by Mr John Abdulai Jinapor, Spokesperson to the Vice President, said the Office of the Vice President had noted various reports accusing government …

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Youth in Western Region to benefit from Agro-incubator Programme

An Agricultural oriented business Incubator centre dubbed Agro- Business Incubator is to be setup in the Western Region before the end of the year. The centre will primarily concentrate on developing the vegetable sector and will serve as a processing point for all vegetable growers in the Western Region and …

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University calls for GETFund bailout for private universities

The Evangelical Presbyterian University College (EPUC) Ho took delivery of a bus from the government on Saturday. Mr Walter Blege, the President of the University, said “Like the public ones, private universities are also in the business of human resource development for the nation”, Mr Blege said. He said he …

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Political interference interrupting work of security agencies – Police Commander

Politicians have been urged to give the security agencies the freedom to perform their statutory roles devoid of political interference. The Upper East Regional Police Commander, assistant Commissioner of Police Bright Oduro, made the appeal during the 11th National Constitutional Week organised by the Upper East Regional Directorate of the …

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Over 9,000 cases mediated by the ADR programme between 2007 and 2010

Mr Alex Nartey, National Coordinator of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), has said that between 2007 and 2010, a total of 9,572 cases were mediated by the institution. Speaking at the official opening of ADR week celebration in Koforidua on Monday, he said 6,777 cases out of that number were …

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First National Bank opens 40th branch

The First National Bank has opened a branch at Half Assini in the Jomoro District of the Western Region. This brings to five the number of branches in the region and 40 nationwide. The Half Assini Branch Manager of the bank, Mr William Daniel Mensah, told the Ghana News Agency …

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