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Ghana Standards Authority exposes 10 fraudulent fuel filling stations

Inspections carried out by the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has exposed 10 fuel filling stations engaged in under-delivering. They included; Shell, Motorway Extension; Total, McCarthyHill; GOIL Mile 11; Frimps Oil, Tetegu junction; GOIL, Galilea; Frimps Oil, Spintex Road; Glory Oil, Spintex Road;  Allied Oil, Sakaman; Shell, Amanfrom West and Goodness …

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Minister calls for non-partisan discussions on pathway for SHS leavers

Mr. Ignatius Baffuor Awuah, Minister for Employment and Labour Relations has called on stakeholders to commence discussions on the transition pathways for the Senior High School leavers under the government’s Free SHS policy. He said there was the need for frank, open and non-partisan discussions to determine the fate of …

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Port security says they will continue to safeguard Ghana’s ports

Leadership of the Ghana Navy and the Marine and Railways Unit of the Ghana Police Service has assured the public of its continued service to safeguarding the port space and Ghana’s territorial waters. Commodore James Kontoh, the Flag officer in charge of the Eastern Naval Command, and Chief Superintendent Joseph …

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Senior Minister consults development partners on Ghana Beyond Aid policy

The Senior Minister has held consultations with Ghana’s development partners on the ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ policy of the Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo government. Mr. Yaw Osafo-Maafo’s had engaged  the stakeholders to seek to their inputs  to  enrich the policy and make it more adaptable to their policy formulation and implementation regime …

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There is no imminent threat to country’s security – Minister

The National Security officials who held a crunch meeting at the Jubilee House have concluded that  there is no actionable intelligence or imminent threat to the country’s safety. They said the country’s risk profile remained largely unchanged despite the recent terrorist attacks in the West Africa sub-region. A statement issued …

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Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire unite on setting common floor price for cocoa

The governments of Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire on Tuesday expressed their commitment to unite towards setting up of a common floor price and fair living income for cocoa farmers to address the high income disparity in the cocoa value chain. Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, addressing the opening of the …

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Draft policy for plastic waste before cabinet

The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) has put before cabinet a draft policy for plastic waste management in the country as part of measures to tackle the menace. The policy also aimed at promoting recycling of plastic waste into other products as well as embark on an …

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Private schools can solve shortfalls of free SHS

Mr John Dzamesi, Administrator of Sonrise Christian Senior High School (SHS) in Ho, has said the involvement of private SHS in the implementation of the Free Senior High school (FSHS) could help address some of the shortfalls in the policy. He said they were ready to work as partners to …

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Government will ensure value for foreign aid packages – Minister

Mr Kweku Agyemang Manu, Minister for Health has assured of government’s commitment to ensure value for foreign aid packages. He said contrary to claims that government had no clear policies on its aid supports, projects were being identified and undertaken to benefit all. The Minister said this when he inspected …

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Australian government supports Ghana in inter-agency counter terrorism training

The Australian government on Tuesday announced a 75,000 Australian dollar support towards inter-agency counter terrorism training, to build understanding and cooperation of security agencies in Ghana to stem the threat of terrorism in West Africa. The training course would be run by the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre (KAIPC) in …

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