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PIAC schools stakeholders in Bongo on petroleum revenue

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has schooled stakeholders in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region on Ghana’s petroleum revenue and its funded projects over the past seven years. The 13-member committee, made up of members from professional, pressure, traditional and religious groups had been on a …

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PIAC Inspects Tamne dam project in Upper East Region

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has inspected ongoing irrigation works on the Tamne irrigation project site in the Garu District as part of its facts finding working visit mission in the Upper East Region. Mr Andy Alalbila, the Regional Engineer of the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA) who …

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Supreme Court nominee raises concern on legal education

Professor Nii Ashie Kotey, a Justice of the Supreme Court nominee, has expressed concern about the country’s legal education system, which, he said, is at a crossroads and needs urgent reforms. He said if care was not taken, the current system would unleash on the people of Ghana lawyers who …

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Ghana beyond aid is achievable without corrupt practices – Most Rev Awotwe-Pratt

The Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana, the Most Reverend Titus Awotwe Pratt, has called on Ghanaians to eschew corrupt practices and social vices that may derail the vision of the Ghana beyond Aid. He called on state actors, particularly the Judiciary and the Executive arms of government, …

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We need data for focused intervention – GSS

Mr William Addo, Assistant Chief Technical Officer, Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), has said that Ghana needed to collect quality data to help focus its intervention policies. He said when data is readily available and understood by everyone, it yields results and helped in nation building from the grassroots level. Mr …

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Preach against greed, selfishness and corruption – Anglican Clergy

Churches operating within the country have been urged to preach boldly against greed, selfishness and corruption in the quest to holistically develop the country. They are also to encourage their members to eschew all forms of immoral and deviant behaviours and rather serve as role models to their peers at …

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15,000 new customers enjoying electricity this year – ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has connected 15,000 new customers to the national grid in the Eastern Region from the beginning of this year under the Self Help Electrification Project (SHEP) and the Rural Electrification Project of the company. This was disclosed by Mr Michael Baah, the Eastern Regional …

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Don’t connive with foreigners to destroy our environment – Prof Frimpong-Boateng

Professor Kwabena Frimpong Boateng, the Minister for Environment Science and Technology, has called on Ghanaians to desist from conniving with foreigners to destroy the Country’s natural resources. He said although small-scale mining was the sole preserve of the citizenry, some Ghanaians agreed with outsiders to use unprescribed equipment to mine, …

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Public service urged to step up fight against corruption

Mr Francis Ameyibor, a Deputy News Editor of Ghana News Agency (GNA), has urged stakeholders in the public service to step up the fight against corruption. He said as a result of corruption, the government cannot resource most of its institutions to perform their duties efficiently and effectively. Addressing participants …

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Tourism Authority begins clamp down on hospitality facilities in Ashanti Region

The Ashanti Regional Office of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has begun an exercise to clamp down on hospitality facilities operating illegally in the region. Mr. Peter Theophilus Achampong, Ashanti Regional Manager of the GTA, told the Ghana News Agency in Kumasi that, more than 3,000 chop bars and drinking …

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