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Journalists in West Africa trained on media freedom and responsibility

A two-week capacity building training on media freedom and responsibility for 15 journalists from the West Africa has ended in Accra. The training organized by the International Institute for Journalism (IIJ) of Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung Gmbh (InWent), a non-governmental organization based in Germany, was aimed at equipping journalists with …

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New Juaben records 417 crime cases in September

The New Juaben Municipal Police Command recorded 417 crime cases in September this year. The figure is a decrease of 126 cases as compared to figures recorded the previous month. The cases includes 165 assaults, 112 stealing cases, 39 frauds, 35 death threats, 18 offensive conducts and others. This was …

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Procurement Act is to curb corruption – Ablakwa

Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Deputy Minister of Information (MOI), on Tuesday said the “principles” of the Procurement Act were to curb corruption, ensure efficiency and value for money. Mr Ablakwa said if contracts awarded were ratified by Ministries, then the purpose of the Procurement Act would be defeated. Continuing with …

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I am not a mercenary – Witness

Mohammed Achana Abdulsalam, a worker at the Survey Department in Tamale and a warrior of the late Ya-Na, on Tuesday refuted claims by the defence that he was one of the mercenaries brought in to fight for the Ya-Na. He also denied claims that he fired a G-3 assault rifle …

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Ghana must maintain position in eliminating child-labour on cocoa farms – E.T. Mensah

Enoch Teye Mensah, Minister of Employment and Social Welfare, on Tuesday underscored the need for the country to maintain its standard and position in the elimination of the “worst forms of child labour in cocoa farms”. He said though Ghana had been deleted from the list of countries deemed to …

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Managements blamed for workers inability to grasp principle of SSSS

The apparent difficulties of public sector workers in appreciating the principle of tagging value of work to pay under the single spine salary structure is due to the weak human resource management capacities of their organizations. Mr. Gordon Bodza, Volta Regional Industrial Relations Officer (IRO) of the Public Services Workers …

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UT Group gives GH¢40,000 to seven charities

The UT Group on Tuesday presented cheques worth GH¢40,000 to various charity organizations in support of their work for the underprivileged and the needy in society. The donations formed part of the annual corporate social responsibility activities undertaken by the UT group to reach out to the society. The donations …

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Dormaa gears up to improve revenue generation

Poor internally-generated revenue mobilization over the years has compelled the Dormaa Municipal Assembly to engage the services of Revsol Ghana Limited, a private revenue collecting firm, to assist in its revenue collection. Mr Vincent Oppong Asamoah, the Municipal Chief Executive, said this at the assembly’s general meeting at Dormaa-Ahenkro. He …

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Rana Motors to launch modern one-stop vehicle maintenance centre

West Africa Tyre Services  (WATS) and Rana Motors Enterprise will tomorrow launch what is known as VULCO – a one-stop shop for vehicle maintenance in Accra. The General Manager of Rana Motors, Vinay Kapoor told ghanabusinessnews.com on the telephone that the service which is a concept evolved by world acclaimed …

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