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Fishermen at Ankaful hold counter demonstrations against illegal fishing

Fishermen and fish-mongers at Ankaful near Saltpond in the Central Region, have opposed the demonstration of some of their colleagues against the ban of the use of light for fishing. They have therefore pledged their unflinching support for the Fisheries Act, 2002 Act 652 and Fisheries Regulation 2010- Legislative Instrument …

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President to cut sod for two university projects

President John Evans Atta Mills is expected to carry out two ground breaking ceremonies on February 7 and February 8, for the construction of two universities in the Volta and Brong Ahafo Regions. The Brong Ahafo University, which would be known as University of Energy and Natural Resource Management would …

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Mfantseman Central to benefit from €810,000 sanitation project

The Mankessim Central Market in the Mfantseman Municipality of the Central Region, is to benefit from an 810,000 Euros sanitation assistance to initiate a number of sanitation projects. The African Water Facility initiative is being implemented by the Tripartite Partnership Project (TPP) through the African Development Bank and the Netherlands …

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Stanbic Bank donates medical equipment to Tamale Teaching Hospital

Stanbic Bank has donated medical equipment valued at 5,000 dollars to the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH). The donation is made up of three boxes of Ambu Mark IV resuscitators with single patient valves, an instrument designed to produce manual ventilation of adults and children with a body weight of approximately …

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Minister asks media to focus on rural reporting

Mr Mark Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister has called on the media to focus on rural reporting in order to provide information on development issues taking place in local communities. Mr Woyongo stressed that a number of important events which were newsworthy happened in the hinterland but were not brought …

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Bawku Municipality to implement stringent disciplinary code

Mr Musah Abdulaih, Bawku Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has proposed stringent disciplinary codes for schools in the area, to stem indiscipline. He observed that the phenomenon was becoming a canker and impacting negatively on students academic performance. Mr Abdulaih was speaking at the inauguration of a GH¢571,150.35 12-unit- classroom block …

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Central Region appoints governing council for training colleges

An interim Governing Council for the three teacher training colleges in the Central Region was on Friday inaugurated by the Regional Minister, Mrs Ama Benyiwa-Doe in Cape Coast. The three academic facilities are Komenda, OLA and Fosu Colleges of Education. Mrs Benyiwa-Doe called on members of the council to uphold …

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Bus driver in court for careless driving

The police on Friday placed Thomas Adjei, driver of a mini-bus, before a Kumasi Circuit Court for careless and inconsiderate driving. Mr Adjei who pleaded guilty to the charge was granted a bail in the sum of GH¢600.00 and o reappear February 7. Mr Justice Emmanuel Amo-Yartey directed the police …

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Police arrest two people for possessing missing AK47 rifles

A swoop by the Bimbilla Police on Friday dawn to unearth the missing of the two AK47 rifles has resulted in the arrest of two persons. They are; Mohammed Bonadoo, 31 and Osman Naatongman, 27 who were arrested at Kpatihi, a suburb of Bimbilla. They have since been sent to …

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Nurses, midwives schooled on human rights of patients

A Human rights course designed by the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) for health workers was on Thursday inaugurated at the Nurses and Midwives Training College (NMTC) in Cape Coast. It aims at enlightening student nurses and midwives on patients’ rights as well as their own rights …

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