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Mills reiterates commitment to judicious investment of oil money

President John Evans Atta Mills has reiterated his government’s commitment to invest oil inflows from the giant Jubilee field production in critical infrastructure projects, to propel national development for the benefit of all. He has therefore called for the co-operation of the media, as a key ally, for the successful …

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About 800,000 children expected to be out of school in Ghana – Report

About 800,000 children are expected to be out of school with deprived districts retaining fewer children in classrooms, an Education Sector Performance Report for 2007 has revealed. An estimated 20 per cent of these “out of school children” are between six and 11 years. Most of the children are out …

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NDC activist calls for transparency in car auctioning

A leading member of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), has called on the Government to act decisively to bring transparency into the auctioning of seized vehicles by the Customs, Excise and Preventive Service (CEPS). Alhaji Gado Sulemana said the present system was fraught with corrupt practices and this needed …

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Three dead in renewed chieftaincy dispute at Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo

Three persons are confirmed dead at Temaa in the Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo District, in a renewed chieftaincy conflict on Sunday. The conflict was between two Konkomba rival clans- the Binyami clan of Biarug and Biyambo clan of Temaa. The dead were; Mumuni Sayibu 20, Adams Sayibu 19 and Yenbi Blatam 25. A …

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Ghanaian youth cautioned against abandoning farms for oil industry

Mr John Oremus Arko, Agona East District Chief Executive (DCE), has cautioned Ghanaians especially the youth not let the excitement about the oil find over shadow agricultural production. Addressing a parade of school children to mark the country’s 53rd Independence anniversary at Agona Nsaba, Mr Arko called for an effective …

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Crown Prince Naruhito interacts with Japanese volunteers

Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan, on the second of a four-day visit to Ghana, on Monday evening held discussions in Accra with Japanese volunteers in Ghana and beneficiaries of the Asian country’s scholarship package. Speaking mainly in the Japanese language, he asked the volunteers to keep their country’s spirit of …

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Better Ghana agenda is achievable through high moral standards – Andoh

The country’s better Ghana agenda could be a reality if parents exhibit high moral standards for their children to emulate, Mr Joseph Andoh, District Chief Executive for Twifo-Hemang-Lower-Denkyira has observed. He said: “A country that is founded on weak moral foundation cannot stand the test of time.” Mr Andoh made …

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NADMO urged to categorise dilapidated school buildings as disaster

Togbe Asilevi the third, chief of Fintey in the Asuogyaman District, has urged the National Disaster Management Organization (NDAMO), to catergorise dilapidated school buildings, which are being used as classrooms as a form of disaster. Speaking at the launch of the Eastern Regional anti- bushfire campaign at Fintey at the …

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Ghana customs urged to auction contents of over-stayed containers

Mr Cletus Kuzagbe, President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) – Ghana, has appealed to the Customs Exercise and Preventive Service (CEPS) to auction the contents of containers that had stayed in the Ports for far too long. He said the move would not only generate revenue …

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Ghana will retain 38% of oil revenue – Amoako-Tuffuor

Ghana will retain 38% of the country’s oil revenue, an advisor to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr. Joe Amoako-Tuffuor has said according to a Daily Graphic report of March 6, 2010. The newspaper citing a presentation he made, indicated that he said Ghana will earn from direct …

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