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Prof Yankah deplores verbal abuse in public discourse

Professor Kwesi Yankah, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Ghana (UG), has deplored the culture of verbal abuse which has pervaded public discourse in the country. The emergence of a culture of vulgarism and abusive exchanges among the dignified office bearers constitute an embarrassment to the country’s democracy and should not be …

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Human Resource Depts urged to tap into cash pooling capacity of credit unions

Human Resource Departments have been advised to tap into the Credit Unions’ capacity to garner cash for on lending to members, as bedrocks of their welfare policies. Mr Washington Agboka, Board Chairman of the Ghana Water Company (GWC) Credit Union, was speaking at a ceremony in Ho on Friday to …

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Dormaa-East attains 94% of 2010 IGF target

Dormaa-East District Assembly in Brong-Ahafo has internally generated GH¢98,411.00 revenue between January and September this year, representing 94 percent of its 2010 target. Mr Isaac Kofi Kyeremeh, District Chief Executive, who announced this at the Assembly’s final general meeting at Wamfie, said the Assembly was poised to meet its Internal …

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Industrialist calls for push towards industrialization

Nana Kwame Asante-Frimpong, an Industrialist, has urged academic boards of tertiary institutions to give the needed attention to entrepreneurship training for job creation. He said if the nation was to make headway in solving the growing unemployment and rising poverty levels, then entrepreneurship must be the way forward. Speaking to …

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Oguaa Assembly’s revenue increases after automation

Revenue collection by the Oguaa Metropolitan Assembly increased considerably since it was privatized in January, Mr Anthony Egyir Aikins, the Metropolitan Chief Executive, has said. He said about 70 per cent of revenue for the year has been collected as at the end of October and expressed the hope that …

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MTN supports Upper East at 50 celebrations

MTN, one of the leading telecommunication networks in the country, on Friday donated a cheque for 2,500 Ghana cedis to the Upper East Regional Coordinating Council as its contribution towards 50th anniversary celebration of the region. Mrs Eleanor Sarpong, Government and Regulatory Relations Manager, who presented the cheque, said MTN …

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Radio discussions said to be feeding armed robbers with crucial information

The media, particularly Radio stations, have been urged to be circumspect when discussing armed robbery cases on air. Armed robbers tune in to radio stations for free information to elude police and military patrol teams and to rob passengers. Mr. Zack Moro, Chairman of the Techiman Municipal Concerned Youth Association, …

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Prof J. H. Nketia celebrated

Professor Emeritus Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketia was on Friday celebrated for his immense contribution to the development of arts in the country. Prof. Nketia is a renowned international musicologist, poet, cultural activist, nationalist and a scholar. Professor Kwesi Yankah, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Ghana, praised the icon and said the …

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Minister says government would support the judiciary in the discharge of duties

Mr. Kwadwo Nyamekye Marfo, Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, on Friday said government would support the judiciary to bring justice to the people so that citizens would live and work in an atmosphere of peace and security. He therefore stressed the need for a tried and tested legal system, procedure and …

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Third annual girls’ conference underway in Sunyani

The Third Annual Regional Girls’ Leadership Development and Empowerment Conference for 50 selected participants, between 12–15 years from Asutifi and Tain districts of Brong Ahafo Region began in Sunyani on Thursday. The three-day conference, under the auspices of Action Aid Ghana (AAG), a British non-governmental organisation, working with poor and …

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