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Assessment of law training institutions begins with Legon

The National Accreditation Board (NAB) and the General Legal Council (GLA) have commenced an assessment of institutions running Law programmes to ascertain the quality of training and the level at which they are operating within the mandate. The exercise is to find out what the institutions are doing right, what …

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Support SDGs Delivery Fund – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called for stronger action from Corporate Ghana to support the attainment of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. In 2015, more than 190 world leaders committed to 17 Sustainable Development Goals, designed to be the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future …

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Governments must implement reforms in spite of resistance – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday said though it is difficult to implement innovative reforms due to resistance from sections of the society with vested interest in the status quo, governments must endeavour to execute those policies to ensure efficiency and accountability. He noted that reforms were supposed to …

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Government launches Sixth National Policy Summit

The Sixth National Policy Summit, scheduled for May 26 and 27, will be focusing on discussions around the Fisheries and Sanitation sectors of the economy, Professor George Gyan-Baffour, the Minister of Planning, has announced. “Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals with Emphasis on Fisheries and Sanitation,” is the theme for the …

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Government is not giving out Parks and Gardens for sale – Amoah

Mr O.B. Amoah, the Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, on Monday denied that the Government is clearing part of the Parks and Gardens Land to be sold for commercial purposes. He said government had no intention of giving the land out for any commercial purposes or ceding …

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Fourth CEO Summit opens in Accra

The Fourth Business Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) Summit opened in Accra on Monday to explore the capacity of the ongoing technological revolution to transform the Ghanaian economy. The two-day Summit, which attracted more than 400 CEOs from across Africa, is being hosted by the Ghana CEO Network on the theme: …

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More rains expected as rainy season nears peak

More rains are expected over the next few weeks, as the rainy season heads towards its peak period. The public is therefore advised to take all necessary measures to prevent the ill effects of the rainy season such as flooding, drowning and breeding of mosquitoes, amongst others. Mr, Michael Padi, …

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Minister launches 2019 Oil Palm Plantation Project

Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, on Monday launched the 2019 Oil Palm Plantation Project with over one million seedlings, nursed by the Richie Plantation Limited, ready to be distributed to farmers. Launching the Project at Dunkwa on Offin in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality on …

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Serbia to re-open Diplomatic Mission in Ghana

The Serbian Government has announced plans to re-open its Diplomatic Mission in Ghana to expand and strengthen political, economic, and trade ties for mutual interest and benefit. Based on the agreement between the two countries, the Government of Serbia had made budgetary allocations to ensure that the Embassy was opened …

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Maj. Mahama murder trial: We saw him naked with the head damaged – witness

Chief Inspector Daniel Yeboah, the 10th Prosecution Witness in the trial involving the alleged murderers of the late Major Maxwell Mahama, on Monday said when they got to the scene “we saw him naked with the head damaged and body partly burnt.” Mr Yeboah who was describing the corpse of …

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