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No refugees recorded in Jomoro district-NADMO

Mr Sylvester Daddieh, NADMO Coordinator for the Jomoro District, on Friday said, the area has not recorded any refugees yet, in respect of the political crisis in Cote d’voire. He said those trooping in are Ghanaians, who are coming back home, saying “we have not registered even one refugee in …

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Small scale miners urged to reclaim land after mining

Mr Seth Otchere, the West Akim Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has called on small scale miners to reclaim the land after mining to reduce disasters in the mining areas. He also called on chiefs and elders, who give out lands for mining to ensure that, after mining operations, pits were …

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Upper East Region to benefit from $75m IDA assistance

Upper East Region has been earmarked to benefit from a $75 million credit facility from the International Development Association to improve on urban and rural water supply and sanitation projects in the country in 2011. Mr Alexander Asum- Ahensah, Minister of Chieftaincy and Culture, who made this known in Bawku …

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Navy boats arrest canoes engaged in illegal fishing

Ghana Navy boats arrested a number of canoes engaged in illegal fishing along the coastline between December 26 and 30, according to a statement issued in Accra on Friday by the Ghana Armed Forces. The statement signed by Lieutenant Commander M.A. Larbi for the Director of Public Relations said 18 …

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NMC expresses concern about inadequate media presence in UWR

The National Media Commission has expressed concern about the inadequate presence of media houses, especially radio stations in the Upper West Region. This, the NMC said, did not only affect competition but also affected education on government policies and programmes as well as limiting media professionalism and the choice of …

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COCOBOD vows to protect the integrity of Ghana’s cocoa

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has vowed not to compromise the integrity of the country as the number one quality cocoa producer in the world. It will therefore not accept the smuggling of cocoa from its troubled neighbour, Cote d’ Ivoire. Mr Anthony Fofie, the Chief Executive, said this at …

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Wreath laying ceremony to mark 31st December Revolution

A wreath laying ceremony was held at the Revolution Square, opposite the Flagstaff House, to mark the 29th anniversary of the 31st December Revolution. The ceremony was attended by former President Jerry John Rawlings, his wife, Nana Konadu, government officials, retired military officers, serving officers, cadres, members of the 31st …

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Comet to raise GH¢62m from public for expansion

Comet Properties Limited, a real estate developer, has launched its Initial Public Offer (IPO) to raise GH¢62 million through the sale of 61.8 mil­lion shares at GH¢1.00 per share. When the offer goes through, it will be list­ed on the Ghana Stock Exchange and will become the first real estate …

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