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Sending wee smokers to jail is inhumane – MP

Mr James Agalga, the Ranking Member for the Select Committee on Defence and Interior, has described as inhuman the imprisonment of wee smokers, who have become addicted to the substance. The Member of Parliament for Builsa North Constituency in an interview with GNA said such individuals are sick and require …

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NLA cautions public against lotto fraudsters

The National Lottery Authority (NLA) is cautioning the public against the activities and operations of Lotto Fraudsters, Social Media Miscreants and illegal Lotto Operators and Agents. These fraudsters and social media miscreants the authority says are using radio, television, online, newspapers, social media Platforms and other communication channels such as …

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Sekondi-Takoradi Metro gets new projects

The Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly has inaugurated four giant infrastructure projects initiated under the Ghana Urban Development Grant (UDG) to boost local governance activities. The projects valued at GH¢30,486,617 are: the integrated social development sector at Effiakuma; the New Takoradi Library complex; the Youth and Development centre at Sekondi; and the …

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Ghana to provide raw materials for automobile manufacturing firms

The Government has announced plans to extract the large iron and steel deposits and refine them in the country to provide raw materials for automobile manufacturing companies in Ghana. Ghana has signed agreements with a number of automobile companies to establish showrooms in the country including car manufacturing giants Volkswagen, …

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Government to diversify exploitation of mineral resources to fast-track development

The Government has re-affirmed its resolve to diversifying the country’s mineral resource base from traditional minerals like gold, bauxite, manganese and diamond and rather pay attention to largely un-exploited mineral commodities to fast-track development. The move called for resourcing and capacity building of state institutions like the Geological Survey Authority …

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RTI law will help CHRAJ actualise its vision – Director

The passage of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill into law would go a long way to help the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ)  actualise its vision of ensuring accountability, good governance and transparency. Mr Tetteh Tuwor, Central Regional Director of CHRAJ, in an interview with the …

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Takoradi Port loads largest vessel with 175, 000 tonnes of manganese

Mr Peter Bediako, the Public Relations Manager of the Takoradi Port, has said that the Takoradi Port has the safest anchorage around the West African Coastline He said the port promotes heavy cargo load and offloading as well as other sea businesses. Mr Bediako said security of the Takoradi Port …

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Solidaridad launches projects to boost cocoa, palm oil production

Solidaridad, an international non-governmental organisation, has launched two projects to boost cocoa and palm oil production. The implementation of the phase two of the Cocoa Rehabilitation and Intensification Programme (CORIP) and Sustainable West Africa Palm Oil Programmes (SWAPP) is expected to increase the efficiency and productivity both at primary production …

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Newmont Ghana is ‘Most Compliant Taxpayer for 2018’ – GRA

Newmont Ghana has been given the Most Compliant Taxpayer for 2018 award at the annual Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Staff and Stakeholders Awards ceremony held in Accra. The award also recognized Newmont’s significant contribution to Ghana’s domestic tax revenue mobilization and for being a good source of employment to many …

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