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Witness denies that Andanis first attacked Abudus

Mr Alhassan Yakubu, fourth Prosecution Witness (PW4) in the Ya- Na trial on Wednesday denied claims from Defence Counsel that it was the Andani’s who first attacked the Boli-lana, compelling the Abudus to repel the assault. He said the reason why he had to sleep at the Yendi Secondary School …

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Ghana, Egypt to work together in cotton industry

Ghana is to collaborate with Egypt in the fields of research, private sector investment, seed and textile production, marketing, and transfer of knowledge and skills towards the revival of the cotton industry in Ghana. This agreement was reached when the Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr Mahama Ayariga, held …

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Mponua Rural Bank makes GH¢60,104 profit in 2009

The Mponua Rural Bank at Amuana Praso in the Birim North District made a net profit of GH¢60,104 last year after plunging into a loss of GH¢20,118 two years ago. The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the bank, Mr George Osei Ameyaw, announced this at the 16th Annual …

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Vodafone Ghana donates rescue boats to NADMO

28.09.10 Vodafone Ghana has presented two fibre glass rescue boats to the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) to sharpen its flood response capacity and make it spot ready for any future flooding in the country. The company also donated 30 life jackets, two outboard motors and fire extinguishers to NADMO. …

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50,000 enumerators involved in Ghana’s 2010 Census

Fifty thousand (50,0000) enumerators have been trained for Ghana’s ongoing census which began on Sunday, September 26. The enumerators have been spread across the entire length and breadth of the country, to ensure every Ghanaian citizen is counted in the ongoing exercise. Disclosing this to ghanabusinessnews.com yesterday in an exclusive …

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Ghana, partners agree to stay on budget deficit pruning path

Government and Development partners rose from their consultations on Monday, agreeing that the country must focus on retaining budget deficit to contain inflation and provide the basis for a strong private sector despite the strong progress in recent years. The budget deficit is forecast to reach eight per cent of …

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Ghana signs €2.1m tax reforms agreement with Germany, Switzerland

Government and two overseas development agencies, on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a 2.1 million- Euro grant facility, for the Tax Policy Unit (TPU) and the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). German Agency for Technical Co-operation (GTZ) and Swiss State Secretariat of Economic Affairs (SECO), initialled the MoU …

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Mills says China development package will benefit Ghana

President John Evans Atta Mills has stated his commitment to the judicious use of the development package from China, and pledged to ensure accountability of the resources to the maximum benefit of all. He said under no circumstance would the confidence of the Chinese Government in his administration, which propelled …

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Ghana adopts medium term plan to boost food production

The Ministry of Food and Agriculture, is collaborating with stakeholders to pursue a Medium-Term Agricultural Sector Investment Plan (METASIP) to address the challenges facing the sector. METASIP, which predicates the Food and Agriculture Sector Development Policy (FASDEP) is consistent with the national vision defined by Ghana Poverty Reduction Strategy II, …

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Takoradi Poly to introduce course in aircraft maintenance

Takoradi Polytechnic is collaborating with the Aircraft Maintenance Training Institute and Afrimeric Engineering International Cincinnati, in the US to introduce Aircraft Technician courses by the end of the year. Reverend Professor Daniel Nyarko, Rector of the academic facility who made this known on Tuesday said:    “The programme, which will begin …

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