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Gomoa Adaa sets up endowment fund to support needy students

The chiefs and the people of Gomoa Adaa have launched a 10,000-Ghana cedi Education Endowment Fund to support needy but brilliant students. Nana Okotwere Bekoe IV, chief of the town, launched the fund at the annual celebration of “Ahorbaa Kese” festival at Adaa on Saturday. He said the fund had …

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Sakom irrigation dam rehabilitated

The people of Sakom, a farming community in the Bawku West District of the Upper East Region, are now heaving a sigh of relief following the rehabilitation of their irrigation dam, which broke down two years ago. The Sakom Dam was constructed by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) …

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Tullow-sponsored engineers begin second phase of studies

The 14 Ghanaian- graduate engineers, geologists and geophysists, sponsored early this year by Tullow Ghana Limited to pursue further studies overseas in various disciplines in oil exploration and production, have successfully completed the first phase of the programme. The graduates, who are on a two-week vacation in Ghana, after six …

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Bank of Ghana gets new governor

The Bank of Ghana gets a new governor as the incumbent gets ready to wrap up his term. According to a statement issued and signed by Koku Anyidoho, Head of Communications at the presidency, the President, John Evans Atta Mills in consultation with the Council of State has appointed Mr. …

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Ghana International Airlines goes shopping for aircrafts

Ghana International Airlines (GIA), the beleagured national carrier has gone shopping for aircrafts for its operations. Information available to ghanabusinessnews.com says the GIA has mandated three companies to “source and finance two aircrafts for its operations.” GIA reportedly has mandated these companies to source and finance a 767-300 and 737-700W …

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How a girl in Ghana scams an American man

For most of the people who fall victims to scams, it is not because they are stupid. They are simply victims of human nature and their sense of compassion and the desire to help vulnerable people. While some fall victim, as a result of their greed, others, are only following …

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Ghana cotton farmers call on government to boost crop production

Alhaji Ibrahim Abudulai Mobila, President of the Private Cotton Farmers Association of Ghana at the weekend, appealed to the government to revamp cotton production to meet the demand of the local textile companies. He said the farmers needed farming implements and inputs such as tractors, fertilizer and pesticides to be …

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Workshop to design policy for Ghana’s oil industry held

The Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (STEPRI), in collaboration with SINTEF, a Norwegian research institute, on Friday organized a workshop to design and implement policy instruments to enable Ghana to support local companies in the oil industry. The workshop is also aimed at showcasing the Norwegian model of policy …

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Traders call for decongestion at Nkoranza Central market

Madam Ruth Antwiwaa Damas, Queenmother of Nkoranza Central Market, has appealed for security lights to be installed at the market to deter thieves and miscreants from harassing traders and customers. She called on Nkoranza South District Assembly to decongest the market by removing all temporary structures on the pavements to …

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District Assembly approves GH¢20,000 to renovate DCE’s bungalow

Members of the Wa East District Assembly have approved GH¢20,000 from its share of the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) for the renovation of their District Chief Executive’s Bungalow. The members complained that since the confirmation of Mr. Ameen Salifu as the District Chief Executive for the Wa East in …

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