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Mass registration for Ghana Card begins on April 29 – NIA

The national mass registration of eligible Ghanaians for the Ghana Card would start on Monday, April 29, beginning with the Greater Accra Region, the National Identification Authority (NIA), has announced with a call on eligible Ghanaians to avail themselves of the opportunity. Addressing a media conference in Accra, on Thursday, …

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Ghana is ub-region’s trade transit hub – Minister

The Government on Thursday reaffirmed its commitment to make Ghana a major trade transit hub in the West African sub-region and all efforts will be made to actualise this objective. Mr Kweku Ofori Asiamah, Minister of Transport said transport played a crucial role in trade facilitation, social development and growth …

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Two women charged with stealing more than GH¢274,000

Two female cashiers of the Ejisu branch of the Multi Credit Savings and Loans Limited, on Wednesday appeared before a Kumasi Circuit Court, for allegedly stealing a total sum of GH¢274,355.50, belonging to customers. Rita Asieduwaa 33, and Mercy Nketia 30, pleaded not guilty to the charges and were granted …

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Vice President launches Ghana’s drone delivery service at Omenako

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday launched Ghana’s largest drone delivery service at Omenako in the Eastern Region to improve healthcare delivery, especially in hard-to-reach areas. The project, christened: “Fly to Save a life,” would use drones to operate 24 hours a day, throughout the week, from four distribution …

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Okyehene lauds government for embracing drone medical delivery service

Osagyefo Amotia Ofori-Panin II, the Okyehene, has lauded the creativity of the leadership of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for embracing new innovation and accepting the challenge to implement the drone medical delivery service in Ghana. “President Nana Akufo-Addo is not doing it for his personal gain but for public …

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Seglemi housing project referred to Attorney General – Minister

Mr Samuel Atta Akyea, Minister of Works and Housing on Wednesday said the Saglemi housing project in the Ningo-Prampram District in the Greater Accra Region has serious challenges resulting in the halt of the project. He said, the necessary information including measurement and financials issues have been referred to the …

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FDA sensitizes traders on practices

The Food and Drug Authority (FDA), on Wednesday called on traders at the Osu market in the Korle Klottey Municipal Assembly (KKMA), to observe food safety standards to ensure the wellbeing of consumers. The Authority said more often than not, market women in their quest to maximize profits adopt practices …

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Behavioural Change is Critical in Addressing Plastic Menace – stakeholders

Stakeholders at a Plastic Dialogue organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) called for a change in attitudes from citizens for improved waste management in Ghana. “We call for concerted behavioural change from the public to deal with plastic because the issue is not plastics per se, but littering, …

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Sefwi Bodi NCCE embarks on maiden accountability forum

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in the Bodi District has held its maiden social accountability forum for stakeholders in the community, with a call on them to join in the fight against corruption. The forum, which engaged chiefs, community members, opinion leaders and other stakeholders deliberated on the …

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Don’t connive with revenue collectors – Agona East DCE

Mr Dennis Armah-Frempong, District Chief Executive (DCE) for Agona East has cautioned market women and private business operators in the district to refrain from conniving with revenue collectors to dupe the  Assembly. He said some corrupt revenue officers collude with traders and deny the Assembly the needed internally generated funds …

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