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President hails re-arrest of Kombian

President John Evans Atta Mills has commended the Togolese security authorities for their role in the re-arrest of the notorious fugitive Johnson Kombian. A statement issued by the Information Ministry on Sunday expressed the President’s commitment to continue to support the security agencies to fight crime and ensure that every …

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Local real estate companies to participate in STX housing project

Local real estate companies will play a lead role in delivering housing units under the 1.5 billion dollar STX project Alban Bagbin, Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing has said. Speaking at the inauguration  of the 22 million- dollar Manet Twin Towers at the Airport City in Accra at …

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Barclays Bank renovates Agona Asafo SDA JHS classroom

The Agona Swedru branch of Barclays Bank Ghana limited, has renovated a dilapidated classroom of the Agona Asafo Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) Junior High School (JHS). The bank spent 600 Ghana Cedis and its staff joined students and teachers of the school to offer communal labour to ensure the early completion …

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Social worker supports provision of shelter for abused children

Mrs Joan Gawuga, a social worker, has called on government and other stakeholders working to enhance the welfare of children, to facilitate the provision of shelter for abused and underprivileged children in Ghana. She condemned child abuse, saying the canker could affect the physical and psychological development of victims. Mrs …

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Johnson Kombiam captured finally

The man wanted for crimes including alleged murders of police officers Johnson Kombiam has finally been arrested. Kombian who sneaked into neighbouring Togo when he was being sought by the Ghana Police was arrested by Togolese security and handed over to the Ghana Police. He is said to have escaped …

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Over GH¢150,000 stolen from Koforidua Regional Hospital

The Medical Director of the Koforidua Regional Hospital, Dr Daniel Asare, on Friday explained to the staff how some unknown persons managed to withdraw over GH¢150,000 from the internally generated accounts of the hospital. The unknown persons withdrew the money from the Koforidua branch of the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB). …

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Veep asks student nurses to accept postings to rural areas

Vice President John Dramani Mahama at the weekend urged student nurses and midwives to accept postings to the rural areas where their services would be appreciated and needed most. He assured them that government would continue to work around the clock to improve on their allowances and general conditions of …

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Africa not likely to achieve MDG’s if… – Ms Ayittey

Africa may not be able to meet its 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for human poverty reduction if the application of biotechnology is not considered seriously. Ms Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Science and Environment who made the observation in Accra at the weekend explained that since cases of poverty  and …

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MiDA- sponsored rural banks computerisation project start operations

The Millennium Development Authority at the weekend inaugurated a fully networked operations of Dangme Rural Bank, the first to be connected to ARB Apex Data Centre, under the Ghana Rural Banks Computerisation and Inter Connectivity Project. The project seeks to link all the 126 rural banks through the provision of …

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The world to be declared Rinderpest free

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) will next year formally declare Ghana and the rest of the world Rinderpest free. The OIE move is informed by the fact that for more than 10 years the cattle disease had not been recorded. The …

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