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Lecturer calls for improvement of teachers’ working conditions

An educationist, has asked Government to improve the working conditions of teachers to motivate them to work harder to enhance teaching and learning in the country. Professor Lawrence Owusu Ansah, Head of the English Department, University of Cape Coast, who made the call, said the country’s New Education Reform would …

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Ghana's HIV prevalence rate increases 0.2%

The national HIV prevalence suffered an increase from 1.7 per cent in 2008 to 1.9 in 2009 but experts say despite the increase, Ghana’s epidemic was still on the decline. The highest prevalence rate was recorded among the 40 to 45 years and the least in the 15-19 years age …

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Mills swears-in Ayariga as Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry

President John Evans Atta Mills on Monday swore-in Mr. Mahama Ayariga, former Presidential Spokesperson, as Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, and expressed appreciation for his loyal service to the Government. He swore the Oaths of Allegiance, Secrecy and Deputy Minister of State which were administered by President Mills and …

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Let’s pray God Himself becomes President – Mills

President John Evans Atta Mills has called on Ghanaians to combine fervent prayers with positive attitudes and actions and make God the Supreme Ruler of Ghana for His continuous blessings. President Mills said: “Let’s continue to pray so that God Himself becomes President of our nation.” He entreated Ghanaians to …

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West Africa will not meet MDGs – Dr Chambas

Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas, immediate-past President of the ECOWAS Commission has said that the sub-region would not meet the Millennium Development Goals by the 2015 deadline. He said despite progress in some areas, poverty levels were still unacceptably high in the region posing a threat to the stability of nations. …

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UT Bank customers receive loans through e-zwich card

Indigenous Ghanaian Bank- UT Bank has found innovative ways of using the e-zwich card and platform by disbursing loans through the card to its customers in the remotest part of the country. More than GH¢920,000 was disbursed to customers of the bank three weeks ago in a loan scheme to …

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Swedru Teachers’ Co-operative Credit Union declares profit

The Swedru Teachers’ Co-operative Credit Union made a modest profit of GH¢41,906.22 in 2009 as against GH¢38,527.67 in 2007/08. It also paid an interest totaling GH¢76,076.61 and GH¢8,996.37 dividend respectively to the members of the Union. Mr Solomon K. Baidu-Asoma, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Union, made …

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100 un-custom vehicles impounded in Ashanti Region

The  Special Monitoring Team of the  Revenue Agency Governing Board (RAGB), has impounded more than 100 un custom vehicles in the Ashanti Region. It is part of a nationwide operations to arrest vehicles that come into the country from La Cote d’ Ivoire and Togo on normal visits,  but are …

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Ghanaians asked to develop positive attitude

Reverend Seth Mawutor of the Calvary Baptist Church in Ho, on Sunday called on Ghanaians to develop positive attitude towards each other and work hard towards national development. The clergyman, who made the call at the Volta Regional Thanksgiving Service to climax this year’s National Week of Fasting, Prayer and …

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Second Regional Ministers conference ends in Sunyani

Regional Ministers of the ten regions, have called on government to embark on a crash programme to provide school infrastructure such as classrooms, dormitories, computer and science laboratories. This is to ensure the successful implementation of the four-year Senior High School program. The Ministry of Education has been asked to …

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