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GBC marks 75 years

Mrs Elizabeth Smith, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA) has urged Public Service Broadcasters (PSBs) to ensure quality programming to serve the interest of the public. She said; “This will keep public support for the PSBs at a high level”. According to her, PSBs, which set to only serve …

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Ghanaian journalists urged to specialise on land issues

Mrs Christina Esi Bobobee, Administrator of Stool Lands, has called on Journalists to specialise on issues concerning natural resources, land management and administration. She said as media practitioners, such specialisation was necessary and would assist in educating the citizenry to understand land issues much better. “Some journalists seem to sympathise …

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Climate change can erode work on poverty reduction – Report

Climate change will reverse years of work reducing poverty in the developing world without strong, urgent action, according to a report released Tuesday. The Future Climate for Development calls on governments and NGOs to build climate change into their economic development programmes to help low-income countries manage its impacts and …

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Government commits GH¢ 400,000 to road projects in Nkoranza North District

Government is spending more than GH¢400,000 towards the tarring of the two-kilometre road in Busunya, the capital of the Nkoranza North District of the Brong Ahafo Region. Mr Kwadwo Agyei-Dwomor, District Chief Executive told the Ghana News Agency at Busunya that the project would give Busunya a facelift to befit …

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Wage disparity inimical to business – Asamoah

Mr Kofi Asamoah, Secretary General of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC), said wage disparity in mining companies does not promote industrial harmony. He said mining employers should pay their workers well and bridge the gap between Ghanaian experts and expatriates, who work in the mining sector in Ghana to …

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Ghana government blamed for poor development in mining areas

Mr Prince William Ankrah, National Secretary of the Ghana Mine Workers Union (GMWU) of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC), said the lack of adequate infrastructure and the increasing number of slums in mining communities was a sign of failure on the part of government and local authorities. “We cannot …

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College of Agriculture Education, admits 677 students for Sandwich

The College of Agriculture Education, University of Education, Winneba at Asante-Mampong in the Ashanti Region has admitted 677 students for the 2009/2010 sandwich programme. Out of the figure, 500 are males and 177 females. The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Akwasi Asabere-Ameyaw, made this known at the second matriculation ceremony …

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Priesthood is not money making activity – Evangelist

Dr David Leslie Hill, an international Evangelist, has said the priesthood should not be for money-making but rather a call to transform society and reconcile the people with God. He said priesthood demands self-denial, self-discipline and the inner strength to resist temptations. Dr Hill expressed worry that some Ministers of …

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Nurses call for the payment of outstanding salaries

A group of nurses and midwives recruited in 2009 have expressed worry about the non-payment of their salaries and outstanding arrears and called on government to immediately solve the problem. They wondered why after completing their internship and working as licensed professional nurses, they should continue to receive trainee allowances …

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