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Traditional authority alarmed by upsurge in illegal mining

The Manso-Nkwanta Traditional Council has raised concern about the upsurge of illegal gold mining in the area, which it said, was fuelling the destruction of large swathes of the area’s vegetation. Nana Bi-Kusi Appiah, the Omanhene, said the activities of the miners in the Amansie West District had become a …

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Muslim leaders organise workshop on climate change

The Education Trust Fund of Sheikh Dr Osmanu Nuhu Sharabutu in collaboration with the British Council on Monday organised a workshop for Muslim leaders to create awareness on the significance of climate change. The programme was on the theme: “The emerging threats of climate change; the role of Muslim leaders …

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Odotobri Rural Bank honoured for unique performance

The Jacobu-based Odotobri Rural Bank in the Ashanti Region received bronze at the Third Ghana Business and Financial Services Excellence Award (GBFSEA) in Accra for efficient handling of loans disbursement and deposits mobilisation. The GBFSEA has been instituted under the auspices of the Trade and Industry Ministry to honour enterprises’ …

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Twifo Rural Bank meets Bank of Ghana minimum stated capital

The Twifo Rural Bank Limited has increased its capital base to GH¢150,000 to meet Bank of Ghana (BOG)’s minimum stated capital requirement for rural and community banks in the country. Under the BOG’s requirement, community and rural banks which fail to increase their capital base to GH¢150,000 will not be permitted …

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Twifo Oil Palm commended for contribution to socio-economic development of Ghana

Mrs. Ama Benyiwa-Doe, Central Regional Minister, has commended the management and staff of the Twifo Oil Palm Plantation (TOPP) for their significant contribution towards the socio-economic development of the Region and the country at large. She said the people of the Region are very proud of TOPP because of its …

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Public fight over GH¢20 lands four in court

Four people who fought over twenty Ghana cedis were arraigned before the Suhum Magistrate court presided over by Mrs. Comfort Sarpong accused of disturbing public peace. The accused persons are Alfred Tei, Ebenezer Dingo, Kwabena Adjei and Tetteh Benjamin. Two of them; Tei and Tetteh pleaded guilty with explanation but …

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Ghanaian graduates urged to go into agriculture

The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Sefwi-Wiawso, Mr Stephen Wilks Kofi Mensah, has advised unemployed university graduates in the country, to go into agriculture to improve their lot. He said the assembly had targeted areas such as rice, honey and pottery production and that, it had secured support from the …

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Government committed to create better conditions for Ghanaians – Amidu

The Minister of the Interior, Mr. Martin Amidu, has restated the government’s commitment to improve on the living conditions of Ghanaians as promised by the President. He said this when he paid separate courtesy calls on some chiefs in the Upper East Region to wish them happy Christmas and prosperous …

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