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NGO donates solar equipment to Upper East Police Command

Afrikids Ghana, an NGO working in the area of child welfare and protection has donated a solar lighting system worth 2,480 Ghana Cedis to the Upper East Regional Police Command. The presentation was made through its “Support in Northern Ghana” (SINGh) Project component. The NGO has also made known its …

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MiDA confident of getting second compact of MCC fund

Mr. Martin Eson-Benjamin, the Chief Executive Officer of Millennium Development Authority (MIDA), said the authority was on course to exhausting the first compact of 547 million dollars from the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) Fund and confident of getting a second compact at the end of the five years. “MiDA is …

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Miner Azumah Resources a threat to security in Upper West

The operations of Azumah Resources Limited, a gold mining company at Cherekpong, in the Nadowli District of the Upper West region, has been identified as a threat to the peace and food security of the people of the area The people were not aware of the project and therefore are …

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Study finds National Health Insurance must completely cover malaria

Research by the Department of Community Health, Kwame Nkurmah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has shown Artesunate-Amodiaquine to be effective in the treatment of malaria in children. More than 90 per cent of children aged between six and 59 months administered with pre-packs of the drug in 20 communities …

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Ghanaian businesses not likely to benefit from policy rate cut – Analyst

The Bank of Ghana cut its benchmark lending rate by 200 basis points from 18% to 16% Friday February 19, 2010. It is the second time in three years that the central bank has done so. But the country’s expectant business sector won’t benefit from the cut anytime soon, an …

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GHAPOHA said to be undermining Ghana Water’s operations

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), has come under a barrage of attacks from Ghanaians, who have accused the company of consistently providing unwholesome instead of potable water to them through their taps. While this has largely accounted for the sachet water (pure water) and bottled water revolution in Ghana …

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Fidelity bank to collaborate with GJA to build capacity for Ghanaian journalists

Fidelity Bank and the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) are to collaborate to build capacity for journalists in banking and finance. Mr Edward Effah, Managing Director of Fidelity Bank, who announced this on Friday, said the bank would participate in this year’s GJA Journalists of the Year Awards scheduled for August …

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Sirleaf arrives in Ghana for two-day visit

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Friday morning arrived in Accra for a two-day state visit to Ghana. The plane carrying the 72-year-old President Sirleaf touched down at the Kotoka International Airport at 0910 hours and was received by President John Evans Atta Mills. A guard of honour was mounted …

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EU gives GH¢28million for bamboo alternative energy in Ghana, Ethiopia

The European Union (EU) has released 28 million Ghana cedis to support a project that seeks to promote bamboo as a new source of energy in Ghana and Ethiopia. The project dubbed: “Bamboo as a Sustainable Biomass Energy: A suitable Alternative for Charcoal and Firewood Production in Africa,” aims at …

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African Union suspends Niger

The African Union has suspended Niger following Thursday’s military coup, in which President Mamadou Tandja was deposed and the government dissolved. The organisation said it had imposed sanctions on the country and demanded a return to constitutional rule. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon also condemned the coup, and appealed for …

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