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Government makes available money for in Upper West

The government has made available GH¢305,540.00 for payment to 10,178 households in the Upper West Region under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme. About 1,205 household in the Sissala West District would receive GH¢36,150.00, Wa East District 1,300 household would also receive GH¢39,000.00 while in the Lawra District 925 …

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National anti-corruption draft document to be in parliament

A national draft document dubbed ‘National Anti-corruption Action Plan (NACAP)” will be put before parliament by April for debate and subsequent approval as a national non-partisan document to be used in fighting corruption. The NACAP document, which is being coordinated by the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), …

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Senior High Schools need STX Housing intervention

Mr Dzidzeme Senanu-Kwao, the Headmaster of Keta Senior High School, has appealed to the government to extend the STX Housing Scheme to Senior High Schools which are facing serious accommodation problems. He made the appeal at the School’s 58th Founders’ and Awards Day celebration at the weekend at Keta. Mr …

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SADA should revolve around growth poles to succeed- CCEIR

The Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) should evolve growth poles such as the building of an international airport and development of tourist sites and industries in the North. The authority should also target the growth of the shea industry and the development of iron ore, roads and irrigation facilities. This …

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Ghana steps up fight against child labour

Mr Enoch Teye Mensah, Minister of Employment and Social Welfare, has given high marks to “Focal Persons” in cocoa growing districts for the significant in-roads being made in the fight to rein in child labour. He said their commitment to duty had helped to raise awareness about child labour issues …

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Health Directorate checks attitude of its health personnel

The Western Regional Health Directorate has stepped up its collaboration with training institutions in the health sector to ensure that students understand the policies and vision of the service before they complete their training. “It is envisaged that this will help improve their attitude as they go into the communities …

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Three in court over narcotic drugs

A Freight forwarder, Isa Adamu who allegedly concealed 32 parcels of compressed leaves suspected to be cannabis sativa among 16 boxes of yam, cocoyam and plantain to be exported to the United Kingdom on Monday appeared before an Accra High Court. Adamu pleaded not guilty to possession and attempted exportation …

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State files motion to amend charges in the case against Asabee and others

The State has filed a motion on notice to amend charges in the case in which Stephen Asamoah-Boateng, ex-Minister of Information and National Orientation and other people are standing trial for allegedly failing to follow due process before rehabilitating the Ministerial building. The State did not disclose the charges to …

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Ghana can exceed MDG target on sanitation – Dr Kar

Ghana can exceed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target of 54 per cent on Sanitation by 2015 through effective implementation of the Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) concept. Dr Kamal Kar, Founder of CLTS Foundation, who made the observation said this would require behavioural change among Ghanaians towards sanitation, especially Open …

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Obey principles guiding the journalism profession – Tetteh

The new executive of the Parliamentary Press Corps (PPC) was on Monday sworn into office with a charge to obey the principles guiding the journalism profession. Mr Ransford Tetteh, President of the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA), who made the call, said; “We have no right to legislate how you practice …

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