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Bolgatanga Assembly should follow the right procedure of sponsoring needy students

The Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly (BMA) has been asked to diligently follow the laid down procedure of disbursing grants to students as it would be unfair to consider those whose parents can afford school fees. The Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA), a Civil Society Organization, made the call when …

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Officially, no one has died in Bawku for two years

No death has been officially recorded in Bawku for two years, the Bawku Municipal Birth and Death Registry has said. However, 4,212 births were registered within the same period. Mr Mohammed Yussif, Municipal Director of Births and Death Registration who disclosed this on Friday day in an interview with the …

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Koforidua Hospital computerizes card retrieval system

The Koforidua Regional Hospital is to introduce a computerised coding system, which would enable the staff to locate the record cards or files of all patients of the hospital within minutes. The measure is to help reduce the delay at the Records Department, during the search for patient’s cards anytime …

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Comprehensive abortion care should be incorporated in health delivery system- UCC study

Researchers on the trends of abortion in the country have suggested the inclusion of a comprehensive abortion care in the national health delivery to stem the increasing incidence of unsafe abortion and related “needless” deaths. They revealed that the socio-economic cost of unsafe abortions was very high and therefore both …

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Court fines 6 enterprises for not registering with sanitation contractor

Six commercial entities operating at Tudu and Makola in Accra, have been fined GH¢240 each for refusing to register with Meskworld Company, accredited with Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA). The companies are His Majesty Phones, Life Gate Forex Bureau, M and R Enterprise, Adjoa Enterprise, Judsigns Trading Enterprise and Madam Alice …

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Ghana’s cultural heritage portrayed in New Vodafone Head Office

Ghana’s cultural heritage is on display at the new head office of Vodafone Ghana located at Airport City in Accra. During a media tour at the offices coordinated by Angela Mensah Poku, Business Manager, she told media men that the building has 8-floors with a ground zero one. According to …

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Ghana to benefit from USP’s quality healthcare programme

Ghana has been chosen among five other countries in sub-Sahara Africa to benefit from a quality-assured medicines programme undertaken by the US Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention. The programme, which will be on pilot bases under USP’s Technical Assistance Programme (TAP), will give Ghana a comprehensive package of pharmaceutical reference standards, documentary …

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Newmont Ghana pays $5.8m royalty to government for fourth quarter 2010

Newmont Ghana Gold Ltd, the second largest gold producer in Ghana says it has paid royalties amounting to $5,884,865.57, approximately GH¢8,707,255.64 to the Ghana government. The company says in an advert published in the Daily Graphic newspaper Friday February 11, 2011 that it paid the amount to the Internal Revenue …

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Ho Municipal Hospital now a first choice health facility

The Ho Municipal Hospital is gradually becoming a first choice health facility for many people in the Ho Municipal area. The attractive physical and social environment has totally changed the image of the facility from a “death camp” to an institution of hope for the sick. The ultra-modern fully air-conditioned …

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Fraudster granted bail

Kwame Gyamfi alias ‘Akoto’ has been granted bail in the sum of GH¢5,000.00 and two sureties of substance and reliability to be justified for allegedly defrauding four farmers in Jaman South District under false pretence. Gyamfi, a former employee of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) at Dormaa-Ahenkro, allegedly presented …

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