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Father and son bring rainwater harvesting technology to Ghana

An American businessman, Glenn Ferrell and his son Isaac Ferrell are travelling all the way from the US with a team of experts to introduce rainwater harvesting technology to Ghana, according to reports from the US. Ferrell, who is the owner of Living Water Aquascapes Inc., a business that specializes …

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NHIS urged to intensify education on preventive health care

Mr Kwadwo Affram-Asiedu, the Eastern Regional Minister, on Tuesday called on managements of National Health Insurance Schemes (NHIS), to intensify education and focus more on preventive health care. “You should embark on outreach programmes with health educators to educate the people on sound environmental and personal hygiene practices to ensure …

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Business activities halt as citizens wait for election results

Business activities in Ghana’s major towns of Kumasi and Tamale all in the northern part of the country and the capital Accra have come to a halt as tension appears to be rising following expectations of announcement of election results. Reports reaching ghanabusinessnews.com say businesses were responding to news that …

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Ghanaian student in US commits suicide

A Ghanaian graduate student in the US has been found dead in his room, according to a report by The Post, which has been seen by ghanabusinessnews.com. The 35-year-old student, Albert Karikari of Ohio University was found dead from what is believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the …

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Winner of elections asked to bridge north south gap

Northern Patriot in Research and Advocacay (NORPRA), a Civic Organization working to promote social justice and equity, has stressed the need for the winner in the presidential run-off election to honour the pledge to bridge the gap between the northern and southern parts of the country. Mr Bismark Ayorogo Adongo, …

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Ghanaians among rescued illegal immigrants

Illegal immigrants, including some Ghanaians have been picked up by Maltese authorities after they used a satellite phone to call for help when the boat they were travelling in ran into trouble at sea. The 139 illegal immigrants believed to have come from Somalia and Ghana were rescued Monday December …

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Afren falls in London after abandoning Ghana well

A UK oil and gas exploration company which abandoned a drilling project in Ghana has fallen in trading in London, news reaching ghanabusinews.com says. The company, Afren, fell the most in three weeks in London trading after it abandoned a well it was drilling off the coast of Ghana. Afren …

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Crude oil price rises after Israel attacks Gaza

Crude oil rose the most in two weeks after Israeli air strikes in the Gaza strip raised concerns that supply from the Middle East, the world’s largest producing region, may be disrupted. Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Israel is fighting a “war to the death” with Hamas, the group that …

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Ghana traders optimistic about CEPS move

The Ghana Union Traders Association (GUTA) has expressed optimism that the one-stop-shop facility CEPS seeks to offer through its classification and valuation services will open a new chapter for importers and maximise revenue for the state. The President of GUTA, Mr. G. K. Ofori, who made the point, said the …

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Business halted at Paga border

Vehicular and human movement across the country’s border at Paga, to neighbouring Burkina Faso and other Sahelian countries north of the country virtually came to a halt following an order for the closure of the border ahead of Sunday’s poll. A visit by the Daily Graphic to the Paga Border …

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