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KNUST VC calls for academic discipline among students

Professor Otoo Ellis, Vice Chancellor, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has reminded students to be disciplined, saying without that it would be difficult to achieve academic success. He said they should refuse to have anything doing with violent acts, drugs, alcohol and other socially reprehensible lifestyles. Prof …

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Ghana Red Cross distributes food items to flood victims in Northern Region

The Ghana Red Cross Society says it has distributed food items to flood victims in some parts of the Northern Region. A statement issued and copied to Ghana News Agency in Accra on Monday said the items distributed this month included rice, maize and cooking oil, valued at $50,000. “This …

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Koforidua circuit court sentences murderer to death

A Koforidua Circuit Court has sentenced one Abraham Narh to death by hanging for murdering one Stephen Tetteh. The convict who pleaded not guilty was found guilty by the unanimous decision of the jury. A Principal State Attorney, Mrs Emily Addo-Kyereh told the court presided over by Mr G.S Suurbareh …

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Police arrest five suspects in connection with Abiriw shooting incident

The Akropong police have arrested five people in connection with a shooting incident at Abiriw in the Eastern Region. The five suspects whose names were not disclosed to the media for security reasons are assisting the police in their investigations. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency in an interview at …

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Teachers’ union denies GNA report

Management of Dormaa Teachers Co-operative Credit Union Limited in Dormaa Ahenkro in the Brong Ahafo Region, on Friday debunked media reports that the union could not retrieve its total asset of GH¢ 5.4 million given out as loans to its members. A Ghana News Agency (GNA) report captioned “Dormaa Teachers …

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Ghana achieves EITI compliance status

Ghana has achieved compliance status with the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) – the global standard for improved transparency in the oil, gas and mining sectors. Mr Franklin Ashaidey, National Co-ordinator of the EITI who made this known said Ghana had established itself as an emerging standard for the reporting …

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Sunyani records no cases of cholera

A senior nursing officer at the Brong Ahafo Regional Hospital in Sunyani, Mrs Emily Amanfo, has dismissed claims that the health facility had recorded cases of cholera and has asked the public not to panic. Speaking in an interview with the Ghana News Agency in Sunyani on Monday she said …

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Social Investment Fund on course- Executive Director

The Social Investment Fund (SIF) on Monday reacted to media reports that the Urban Poverty Reduction Project (UPRP), had achieved nothing in the Central Region and Apam in particular for 26 months. It debunked claims that the UPRP was funded by the World Bank as the report said, indicating that …

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GES accountants warned against corrupt practices

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has warned of severe sanctions against accountants who engage in financial malfeasance. Mr Eric Acquah, Ashanti Regional Accountant of the Service, said there was no way offenders would be protected. Addressing the about 500 members of the regional association of education accountants at an end-of-year …

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