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Assemblies of God Church in Ghana to honour Vice President, Chief Justice

The Assemblies of God Church would use the impending Easter Convention to honour Vice President John Dramani Mahama and the Chief Justice; Mrs Georgina Wood for their leadership roles in the mission. Dr Lawrence Tetteh an International Evangelist who would be a guest speaker at the ceremony told the Ghana …

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President Mills to cut sod for Rural Electrification Project in Northern region

President John Atta Mills will cut sod for the commencement of a Rural Electrification Project in the Northern Region to extend electrification to rural Ghana. The project, which is part of an initiative to provide the requisite infrastructure in deprived areas, would also aid the agenda of the Savanna Accelerated …

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Sefwi-Wiawso Assembly undertakes more developmental projects

The Sefwi-Wiawso District Assembly has completed some development projects in the district over the last two years with District Common Fund and District Development Fund. The District Chief Executive for the area, Mr Stephen Wilks Kofi Mensah, told the GNA in an interview that it had completed a three-unit meat …

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Farmers cautioned against imported used equipment

The Plant Protection and Regulatory Services (PPRS) Unit of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has cautioned farmers against the use of imported used farm equipment which is not cleaned and rid of pests to prevent the transfer of pests to local farms. It said the used imported equipment was …

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Government to stay within budget limit – Mahama

The Vice-President, Mr John Dra­mani Mahama, has assured members of the business community that the government will stay focused and be within its budget limits despite the fact that the country will soon be entering into an elec­tion year. He said the government would prefer to stay within budget rather …

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Ghana News Agency workers on strike again

Workers of the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Monday afternoon laid down their tools following the National Media Commission’s (NMC) decision to recall Nana Appau Duah, General Manager (GM) from an indefinite leave. The Board of the National Wire Service asked Nana Appau Duah to take his six years accumulative …

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Regulatory bodies and law enforcement agencies must ensure public safety

The Executive Director of the Bureau of Public Health, Safety and Environment, a non-governmental organisation, Mr Davidson Akwada, has stressed the need for regulatory bodies to ensure the safety of members of the public. To this end, he said, they should execute their mandate without fear or favour and by …

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Road accidents increase in Western Region

Some 209 road accidents have been recorded in the first quarter of 2011 in the Western Region, Alhaji Mohammed Osumanu Mbo, the Regional Director of the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), said on Monday. He was speaking at an Easter Road Safety Campaign organized by the Takoradi Circuit of the …

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Article on Ghana shortlisted for Amnesty International Writing Award

A Lisburn student who wrote an article on Ghana’s fair trade has been shortlisted for Amnesty International’s (AI) Young Human Rights Reporter of the Year Award in the UK. “Christina Cargill, 10, from Knockmore Primary School, will now be put forward for final judging – the result of which will …

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