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Journalists disappointed at ECOWAS Summit in Abuja

Hundreds of Journalists, who thronged the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja where the ECOWAS Summit is underway, got disappointed when the leaders after a seven-hour closed-door meeting could not finalize their deliberations. Most of the West African leaders were tight-lipped on the issues raised at the …

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FAO says forests hold the key to high quality water supply

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) says better forest management holds the key to high quality water supply and its related benefits. The organization indicates that forests capture and store water and can play an important role in providing drinking water for millions of people in the world’s major cities. …

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IMF holds talks on improving tax revenue mobilization in sub-Sahara Africa

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), says it is currently holding discussions in Kenya with senior tax officials from over 40 African countries on how countries in sub-Sahara Africa can improve on their tax revenue mobilization. According to the IMF, the discussion is in context of its ongoing technical assistance, through …

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Court jails six 240 years for robbery

Six persons were on Tuesday sentenced to 40 years’ imprisonment each by a High Court in Accra on charges of conspiracy and robbery. Issaka Abubakar and Hamza Shaibu, both traders, Taju Adamu, a driver’s mate, Majid Adamu and Charles Ametor, both drivers, were said to have robbed a house at …

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Ministry of Health to provide every district with public hospital

Mr Joseph Yieleh Chireh, Minister of Health said on Tuesday that his sector Ministry has initiated steps to provide every district, municipality and metropolis with a public hospital. Mr Yieleh Chireh who made this known on the floor of Parliament said Diaso hospital in the Upper Denkyerah West District was …

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Navrongo Senior High gets face lift

Completed works involving the renovation of five key projects of the Navrongo Senior High School (NAVASCO) valued at about GH¢1.3 million were on Tuesday handed over to the management of the school at Navrongo. The projects which included a two storey administration block, twelve unit two storey classroom blocks, two …

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Enforce laws to eliminate fake herbal practitioners

A renowned herbal practitioner in Kumasi, has appealed to the government to regulate and enforce laws on herbal medicine practice to eliminate fake practitioners in order to sustain public confidence. Mallam Zack, a well known herbal practitioner told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in an interview, in Kumasi that, herbal …

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Government must prioritise potable water supply to schools – NGO

Mr Yaw Osei Owusu Sekyere, Executive Director of Conservation Foundation, on Tuesday appealed to the government to make water supply to basic schools a priority to enhance teaching and learning. He said some school pupils in both rural and urban centres walked over six kilometres in search of water daily …

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Christians should develop their communities – Clergy

Bishop Dr Wallace Sibley, General Secretary of the Church of God International in the United States has called on Christians worldwide to foster the development of their communities to enable them win more souls for the Lord. He said focusing on developmental areas such as education and health, among others …

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Over 16,000 Ghanaians evacuated from Libya so far

Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Tuesday said about 16,822 Ghanaians have been evacuated from Libya in excess of the anticipated 10,000. He said 1,455 evacuees from the Libyan-Egyptian border were airlifted through Cairo, 8,505 from the Libyan-Tunisian border through Djerba and 6,862 from Tripoli. …

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