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How Vietnam supplanted Ghana in the Bolga baskets export trade

The non-traditional exports sector is an essential part of Ghana’s international trade. It’s so important that the Ghana Export Promotion Authority has set a target of $5.3 billion earnings by 2021. One of Ghana’s prized exports to the German market for some time, has been the Bolga baskets. But Vietnam …

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Police receives interim report on Dr. Obengfo ‘murder’ case

The Police on Friday said it have received an “interim report” from the Attorney General’s Office on the alleged murder case involving Dr Dominic Kwame Obeng-Andoh, Proprietor of Obengfo Hospital at Weija and his worker. The Prosecution led by Chief Inspector Simon Apiorsornu told an Accra District Court that the …

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MiDA to improve energy efficiency of Korle-bu Hospital and three other ministries

Mr Martin Eson-Benjamin, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), has announced that buildings of the Korle-bu Teaching Hospital, University of Ghana and Ghana Education Service would be retrofitted to improve energy consumption. He said three out of the 17 ministries including Education and Health would …

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Ghana government secures $60m facility for UHAS

Government has secured a $60 million Chinese facility for the second phase of the construction of the University of Health and Allied Sciences at Ho in the Volta Region. This is in fulfilment of the promise made by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to the chiefs and people of …

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Police arrests seven in Friday’s clashes at Yendi

Police at Yendi on Friday arrested seven persons in connection with violent clashes witnessed in the area this afternoon. The clashes left 17 persons with various degrees of injury and they are currently receiving treatment at the Yendi Government Hospital. There were sporadic gunshots all over the Yendi Township this …

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IAIA-Ghana advocates establishment of Environmental Governance Council

The International Association for Impact Assessment Ghana (IAIA-Ghana) has appealed to the Government to establish a National Environmental Governance Council to advise the President on natural resource, sanitation and environmental issues for the promotion of sound environmental governance. Mr Yaw Amoyaw-Osei, the immediate past President of IAIA-Ghana, made the call …

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CSIR, CRI introduce an improved Vitamin “A” orange maize to farmers

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in partnership with the Crops Research Institute (CRI) has introduced to farmers in the Fanteakwa and Atiwa Districts of the Eastern Region, a new improved vitamin ‘A’ rich orange maize varieties. The gesture was to enable the farmers shift from the cultivation …

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Tema Port’s Marketing and  Public Affairs Manager found murdered

Madam Josephine Asante, the Marketing and Public Affairs Manager of Tema Port, has been murdered by unknown assailants in her room at Tema Community 25. Her death brings to four, the number of unsolved murders in the Tema Police Region within one month. The first murder victim was Nene Atsuru  …

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Empower Christian Council to regulate churches – Reverend Ghartey

The immediate past General Secretary of the Assemblies of God-Ghana, Reverend Dr John B. Ghartey, has bemoaned the influx of churches in the country, as he calls on government to empower the Christian Council to regulate the conduct and operations of churches in the country. The call was made during …

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Speaker of Parliament to open 70th Annual New Year School and Conference 

Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, will on Monday January 14th 2019, open the 70th Annual New Year School and Conference at the University of Ghana. The week long programme being held under the theme: “Building Strong Institutions for Democratic Consolidation in Ghana”, is being organised by the School …

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