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Ghana Ports credit union raises more money

The Manager of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority Cooperative Credit Union (POSACU), Miss Antoinette Essandah, has announced that the union has raised GH¢465,354. Speaking at the 13th annual general meeting of the union she said the amount included interests on loans of GH¢380,379 and interests on financial investment of …

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Rotaract gives to de Porres Hospital, Nzulezu community

The Rotaract Club of Labone in partnership with its sponsoring Rotary Club of Accra-Labone has donated a bale containing 45 pieces of mosquito nets to the St. Martin de Porres Hospital. The donation took place at the premises of the hospital in Eikwe in the Western region during the weekend. …

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Govt must ratify ILO Convention on Health and Safety in mines

The Ghana Mineworkers Union (GMWU) has launched a vigorous campaign to get the government to ratify, without further delay, the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Convention on health and safety in the mines. “Since its adoption in 1995 at the 82nd session of the ILO General Conference in Geneva, successive governments …

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Korean agencies transform Nkankama community

Nkankama, a farming community in the Fanteakwa district of the Eastern region is gradually emerging as the development hub of the entire district, thanks to the activities of the Korean International Co-operation Agency (KOICA) and the Korean Educational Broadcasting System (ESB). The village with a population of about 1,000 inhabitants …

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Bank of Ghana expects 9.5% inflation to end 2010

The Bank of Ghana is optimistic that the year 2010 could end with inflation at 9.5%. According to the central bank governor, Kwesi Amissah Arthur, the macroeconomic policy mix over the past year has provided an anchor for such inflation despite the slow down of disinflation. Mr Amissah Arthur made …

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$500m for Tamale Airport expansion

An amount of $500 million will invested in expanding the Tamale Airport in the northern region. Mrs. Anita Adjei Nmashie, The Manager of Aerodrome, Safety and Standards of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), disclosed that $ 500 million has been earmarked for the expansion of the Tamale Airport. She …

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Government urged to increase quota of teacher trainees

The Principal of Tamale College of Education, Alhaji Yakubu Bukari, has appealed to the government to increase the quota system for colleges of education to enable them increase their intake. He said the country still had about 20, 000 pupil teachers in the educational system but the government had insisted …

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Ghana hosts tripartite meeting on health

The Upper East Regional Co-ordinating Council has set up a team to monitor the sale and use of agro -chemicals in the Region and check the illicit sale of the products across the borders with Togo and Burkina Faso. The team is made up of stakeholders in health, agriculture, environment, …

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Japan provides $94,000 community centre for Ahyiresu

The Grassroot Human Security Project (GGHSP), has constructed a $94,245.00 community resource centre complex for the Ahyiresu community, near Kwahu Praso in the Asante Akyem District. The furnished resource centre complex, which was completed within 10 months ,comprise a library, health centre, ICT centre, hall, office and caretakers residence. The …

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Ghanaians urged to change lifestyle to avoid cancer

Dr Baawuah Osei-Bonsu, Head of the Oncology Directorate of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), in Kumasi, has advised Ghanaians to change their lifestyles and cultivate healthy living, to avoid getting cancer and other related diseases. He said most Ghanaians are being affected by the disease due to careless and …

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