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ADM Cocoa Processing urged to venture into production of other raw materials

The Vice President, Mr John Dramani Mahama, has urged the management of the Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Cocoa Processing Factory, in Kumasi, to expand its operations, by pioneering into the production of other raw materials, such as palm nuts, shea nuts, cashew, soya beans and groundnuts. This, he said, could …

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We’ll resolve pay impasse with lecturers – Mills

President John Evans Atta Mills on Friday gave assurance to stakeholders in the country’s public universities that Government is ready to resolve the impasse over lecturers demand for better working conditions, and the consequent strike action. He noted that the strike had affected all sectors of the country’s public universities, …

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African journalists urged to portray continent’s good image

African media practitioners have been called upon to use their various media to counter the biased and distorted image of Africa peddled by the international media. The Deputy Director General of Foreign Affairs of the Republic China, Mr Ma Jisheng, made the call during a press briefing about the achievements …

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St. Monica’s S.H.S accommodates all 348 first year students

Saint Monica’s Senior High School at Asante Mampong, has made adequate provision to accommodate all the 348 fist year students placed in the school by the Computerised School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS). According to Ms Mary Owusu Agyemang, the headmistress, 95 percent of work on a new dormitory block …

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No accommodation for first year students in some Senior High Schools

Some Senior High Schools in the Accra metropolis are facing severe challenges with accommodation for first year students, who were supposed to report to school on Friday. When GNA visited Accra Girls Senior High School to find out what measures have been put in place to accommodate the new students, …

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63 year-old man in court for stealing laptop

Renner Wineston, 63, charged with unlawful entry and stealing HP Laptop valued GH¢1,750.80, a property of the Agriculture Development Bank, has appeared before the Adjabeng Court Two in Accra on Thursday. Renner, who pleaded not guilty was granted GH¢4,000 bail with one surety to re-appear on October 29, 2010. Prosecuting, …

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Woman in court for nuisance and insolence

Abena Rose, a trader at the Dormaa-Ahenkro ‘Tuesday Market’ was on Friday granted bail in the sum of GH¢1,000.00 by the Dormaa Circuit Court for causing nuisance in the market. She was additionally charged for insulting the workers of Zoomlion, a sanitation and waste collection company, when they tried to …

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AngloGold Ashanti asked to take responsibility for PTP pollution of communities

AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) has been asked to assume responsibility for effects of its Pompora Treatment Plant on residents of nearby communities. The Obuasi based Pompora Treatment Plant (PTP) AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) Smoke Effect Association, which comprises affected members of communities such as Animadukrom, Sampsonkrom, Abompenkrom, said the smoke from the …

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Dr Anie-Akwetey gets Commonwealth appointment

Dr Sylvia Anie-Akwetey, formerly of the Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), has been appointed the Director of Social Transformation Programme Division (STPD) of the Commonwealth Secretariat. An official statement from the Office of the Vice President said her appointment was made by Mr Kamalesh Sharma, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth. The statement …

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German trained Ghanaians to focus on agriculture

A group of Ghanaians who have received trained in Germany have decided to focus on the country’s agriculture sector. The group, Ghanaian-German Alumni Network (GGAN) and German Trained Professionals at a one-day seminar in Kumasi early October took a critical look at the agriculture sector which plays a major role …

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