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Women empowerment should go beyond slogans – Naadu Mills

The First Lady, Mrs Ernestina Naadu Mills, at the week-end, said the empowerment of women should go beyond slogans and advertisement, to daily participation in divine appraisal for women, to enjoy natural and national benefits. She decried the subjugation of women to mere menial and domestic tasks and said it …

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Church condemns attempts to promote homosexuality

The Global Evangelical Church (GEC) has appealed to the government not to yield to the pressures to promote cultures that were inimical to the moral and spiritual health of Ghanaians in the name of human right. A communiqué issued at the end of its 69th synod in Accra with the …

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Ghanaians told to spend on health rather than the dead

The Society of Private Medical and Dental Practitioners (SPMDP) of Ghana, has called on Ghanaians to change their attitudes and contribute money to pay the hospital bills of their sick relatives just like they do when they die. The President of the Society, Joseph Kwasi Hanson said Ghanaians spend more …

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Arabic teachers told to stop religious indoctrination of pupils

Mr. Duogu Yakubu, Wa Municipal Chief Executive, has advised Arabic teachers not to indoctrinate their pupils with any religious doctrines or other biases. He said the national education policy forbids a teacher or school to indoctrinate pupils. He reminded them that they owed the nation a duty to ensure that …

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National ID registration exercise enjoys high patronage

Dr. William Ahadzie, Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority on Friday said the mass registration exercise conducted in six out of the 10 regions received high patronage and support. “Lots of people rushed to form long queues at the various centres we visited and this turned to put much …

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Ellembelle spends GH¢8,307.30 on scholarship for 52 students

The Ellembelle District Assembly has spent GH¢8,3O7.30 on scholarships for 52 students studying in second cycle and tertiary institutions in the country since 2009. This forms part of measures to strengthen education in a bid to speed up development of the area. The District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Daniel .K. …

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Government asked to let economic success reflect in people’s pockets

The Koforidua Diocese of the Anglican Church has praised Government for effectively managing the economy, resulting in the attainment of single digit inflation. The Bishop of the Diocese, Right Reverend Francis Benjamin Quashie, who made the commendation, however, asked Government to further initiate measures so that the achievement would reflect …

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Population and Housing Census date is September 26

Government has set Sunday, September 26, for the beginning of the 2010 National Population and Housing Census. The two-week exercise, which ends on October 9, is to cover everyone regardless of nationality, place of birth, religion or creed as long as he or she is within the borders of the …

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Government secures $250m grant for eastern corridor project

Mr Joe Gidisu, the Minister of Roads and Highways, has said the government had sourced a 250-million-dollar grant from Brazil to undertake road construction within the country’s eastern corridors. The project expected to be completed within two years are Asikuma through Hohoe, Kejebi to Nkwanta. This was contained in a …

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MTN 2010 Fan Zones raise 550,000 rand for UAM, 1 GOAL projects

Multinational telecommunications giant, MTN, has donated 550,000 rand to two health advocacy groups to bolster the global fight against malaria and accelerate children’s access to education. MTN offered 275,000 rand (38,000 dollars) each to the United Against Malaria (UAM) initiative and 1 Goal project, signalling a keen commitment to global-wide …

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