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Health infrastructure deficit in Ashanti worrying – Health Minister   

Mr. Kwaku Agyemang Manu, the Minister of Health, has underlined the need for an improvement of health infrastructure in the Ashanti Region. He said the growing population of the Region is outstripping the number of health facilities and the situation is putting a lot of pressure on limited facilities. The …

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MoH extends deadline for recruitment of nurses

The Ministry of Health says it has extended the deadline for the recruitment of private and public trained nurses, who completed their training from 2012 to 2016 from accredited health training institutions to July 16. A press release signed by Nana Kwamena Adjei-Mensah, MOH Chief Director and copied to the …

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Government pays GH¢94m judgement debt yearly – Finance Minister 

According to the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, government pays over GH¢94 million to individuals and companies in judgement annually. He explained that most of the judgement debts are due to court orders for breaches of contracts as well as compensations for personal injury claims and acquisitions. Mr. Ofori-Atta said this …

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NCDs identified as leading causes of death in Ghana     

Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) have been identified as the leading cause of deaths in Ghana, due to the proliferation of junk food and inadequate physical activities among the public. Dr. Denis Odai Laryea, the Programmes Manager for NCD at the Ghana Health Service (GHS) who said this in Accra, noted that …

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Court remands NAM 1 in BNI custody

An Accra Circuit Court on Friday remanded Nana Appiah Mensah, the Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold, a gold dealership company popularly known as NAM 1 in BNI custody to reappear in court on July 26. NAM 1 was brought to court by officials of BNI in the early hours of …

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Reinstate Republic Day as a Public Holiday – SJMG

The Social Justice Movement Ghana (SJMG), a group of socialists, has called on government to reinstate Ghana’s Republic Day as a public holiday to a give true meaning to the country’s freedom. “The SJMG notes with deep regret and disappointment His Excellency, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo assent to the Public …

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AfCFTA to create investment hub for Ghana – Ofori-Atta

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance, has said that Ghana’s hosting of the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) would create opportunity for the country to become the trade facilitation and investment hub in Africa. According to him, the Continental Free Trade Area which would be largest …

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Credible research outcomes pivotal in decision-making for Africa’s development – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said in moving towards Ghana and Africa’s new path for inclusive and sustainable economic development, it is prudent for governments and development partners to leverage on credible research outcomes to make informed decisions. He underscored the need to use research and evaluation outcomes to …

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CID confirms NAM1 in custody  

The Chief Executive Officer of Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah is in the custody of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Police said on Thursday. The police said following an Interpol alert issued for the accused, NAM1 was handed over to Interpol Ghana by Interpol Dubai on Thursday, for the CID to …

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