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Ghana Stock Exchange adjudged Most Innovative African Stock Exchange for 2010

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) has been adjudged the “Most Innovative African Stock Exchange for 2010”. This was at the Africa investor (Ai) Index Series Awards held at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) last Friday, according to a statement issued by the GSE in Accra on Monday. The statement …

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Ghana Chamber of Mines unhappy with attacks on mining companies

Miss Joyce Aryee, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Chamber of Mines, has expressed her displeasure and worry over assault on workers of mining companies by illegal miners. She said such barbaric attacks had the tendency to discourage investors and it would impact negatively on the nation’s economy. …

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Dixcove appeals for sea defence wall to stop erosion

Otumfuo Kwesi Ageyman IX, the Paramount Chief of Lower Dixcove, has appealed to the government to build a sea defence wall for the town. He said tidal waves had consumed very important structures including residential and school buildings, churches and markets that were far away from the sea. Otumfuo Kwesi …

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National conference on quality care underway

Health Administrators and Support Services have begun a five- day national conference at Busua in the Western Region, to deliberate on how to improve quality care in all public health institutions. The conference is being held on the theme: “Improving health service provision- the role of Support Services in the …

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Cocobod and consortium of banks donate to hospital

Cocobod and a consortium of banks on Tuesday donated two boreholes, anaesthetic machine and patient monitoring equipment valued at GH¢87,500 to the Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital. The consortium of banks, led by Standard Bank, paid 50 percent of the cost while Cocobod bore the remaining half. The donation comes ahead …

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GRIDCo commences transmission through West Africa Power Pool

The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) has started transmitting electricity through the West Africa Power Pool (WAPP) sponsored transmission line. The Project is designed to fit into the proposed West African Transmission Grid, and is being funded jointly by the Kuwait Fund, European Investment Bank, and the International Development Bank …

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Police arrest four officials of Juabeso Assembly over fraud

The Western Regional Police Command, has arrested and placed in custody four top officials of the Sefwi Juabeso District Assembly for allegedly defrauding the assembly. The officials whose names have been withheld are the District Co-ordinating Director, District Finance Officer, District Project Officer and the District Accountant. They are accused …

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Mahama launches book on Energy

Vice President John Dramani Mahama has once again stressed the need for more relevant and applied energy research that would make concrete impact on the lives of the citizenry, especially in the area of electric power supply and utilization. He has, therefore, urged the Energy Commission to allocate more money …

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Northern Ghana said to lose about 22,000 hectares of tree species yearly

Mr Abu Iddrisu, the Northern Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has said  about 22,000 hectares of tree species are lost annually in the three northern regions and 16 million hectares are lost in Africa. He said between 1938 and 1981, the area closed to forest in Ghana …

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365 households share over GH¢13,000 under LEAP

365 households in 13 communities in the Kwahu West Municipality have received 13,210 Ghana Cedis as stipends for the first quarter of this year under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme. The money had been distributed to caregivers of orphans, vulnerable children, caregivers of people with disability and the …

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