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Kpando District to benefit from pilot pepper project

The Kpando District is to benefit from a pilot-pepper project under the Micro-Finance and Small Loans Grant Scheme (MASLOG), Mr Joseph Z. Amenowode, the Volta Regional Minister, has said. He said the seeds, which were imported from Brazil, had been improved on by the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission with a …

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Chief Justice calls for credible judicial system

Mrs Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, the Chief Justice (CJ), has said there was a need for a credible judicial system that would provide protection in the event of a dispute. Speaking at a stakeholders’ conference for the development of a New Court Complex in Tema, Mrs Justice Wood said due …

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Ghanaian exporters urged to utilize AGOA before end in 2015

Ghanaian exporters were on Tuesday encouraged to intensify penetration into the United States market through the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) before it ends in 2015. The last five-year phase of the programme offered Ghanaians producers an important opportunity to consolidate their preferential access into the United States markets, …

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Poor CV preparation cited as major cause of unemployment

Dr. Douglas Adjepong, Founder and President of Leadership and Mentoring Academy (LMA), a leadership training academy, on Tuesday attributed the high rate of unemployment in the country to poor Curriculum Vitae (CV) preparation by job seekers. He therefore appealed to graduates to endeavour to write good curriculum vitae in order …

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Appiah-Ofori causes deferment on loan agreement for MMT

Mr. Paul Collins Appiah-Ofori, Member of Parliament for Asikuna/Odoben/Brakwa, on Tuesday successfully argued for the deferment of that debate on a loan package for the procurement of 50 VDL Jonckheere buses and spare parts for the Metro Mass Transit (MMT) Company Limited. He said until the company submitted an audited …

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Ghanaian Moslem pilgrims to pay $3,100 for Hajj 2010

The National Hajj Committee on Monday fixed the fee for November 2010 Pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia at 3,100 dollars per person or its equivalent in local currency to be paid by mid-October. Alhaji Alhassan Bene, National Chairman of Hajj Committee told the Ghana News Agency in an interview that payment …

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Good legislation is critical for democratic governance – Mould-Iddrisu

Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu, Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, on Monday stated that good legislative drafting were critical to the country’s democratic practice of good governance and rule of law. She said legislative drafting was a substantive speciality, which demanded practical skills concerned mainly with language and an understanding of the …

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Ghana to participate in international Olympiad in Informatics

A five member delegation made up of three contestants and two officials would represent Ghana at the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in Ontario, Canada from August 14-21. The world computer programming contest seeks to promote the study of informatics and develop the problem solving skills of young students around …

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