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GJA calls for responsible journalism

Mr Affail Monney, the Vice President of the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA), has said the principles underpinning journalism must not be sacrificed on the altar of speed which was normally termed “scooping”. “The tendency of radio stations calling people and straight away putting them on air, the recording of voices …

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Local Industries asked to improve products

Artisans in the Upper East Region whose products are of tourist interest have been advised to use their creativity to improve on their design and quality. The Bolga baskets, hats, smocks and leather works could be modified not only to make them more beautiful but also to satisfy the demands …

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ABL, Voltic support GJA Awards

The Accra Brewery Limited (ABL) and Voltic Ghana Limited (VGL) on Monday, donated drinks and Voltic Water to the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) in support of the association’s 14th Awards ceremony slated for Saturday August 15. This year’s award ceremony will also mark the 60th anniversary of the Association. Presenting …

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Public, private partnership to be strengthened

A four-day workshop on the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) concept under the Urban Poverty Reduction Project (UPRP) has been held at Takoradi. It was organized by the Social Investment Fund in conjunction with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, and attended by some top officials of the Gomoa West …

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National Service Secretariat deploys 65,000 personnel to districts

The National Service Secretariat (NSS), in collaboration with the National Volunteer Service (NVS) are deploying a total of 65, 000 personnel this year to districts across the country to augment the labour force particularly, in the area of teaching. Twenty-five thousand out of the number are under the NVS who …

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Ghana Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee to begin public hearing

Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is to begin a public hearing on the Auditor General’s report on some key institutions and sectors from August 19 to 24, this year. The public hearing would focus on reports on business registration in the country, the Ghana Police residential accommodation, management of human …

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Government to channel resources into productive ventures – President

President John Evans Atta Mills, on Sunday assured Ghanaians that resources that would accrue to the state would not end up lining the pockets of political leaders. He said government would ensure that resources were channelled into productive ventures for the good of all Ghanaians. President Mills was speaking at …

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Ghana secures 68m euro for Ada sea defence wall

The Government has secured a 68-million euro facility for the construction of a sea defence wall at Ada to salvage the people in the area from the ravages of the sea. President John Evans Atta Mills, who announced this when he joined the people of Ada Traditional Area to celebrate …

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Theft of electricity meter denies school ICT education

The disappearance of Roman Catholic Primary School electricity meter at Yaakrom in Dormaa Municipality in Brong Ahafo, has halted the introduction of ICT education in that school. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency on Friday, Mr Sampson Yeboah, Head teacher of the school said, the meter with serial number 261082311, …

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Minister calls for strict enforcement of traffic legislations

The Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Benjamin Kuunbuor, has called for strict enforcement of traffic legislation including those on the use of seatbelts and crash helmets and alcohol consumption by drivers, to reduce road accidents in the country. He said traffic injures cost low and middle income countries between one …

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