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Ghana to export power to other African countries – Mahama

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Monday announced that Ghana was positioning herself to become a major exporter of electric power in the coming years. He said “currently, the country has over 2,000 megawatts of power and we have the vision of increasing it to 5,000 megawatts since we have …

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21 stowaways arrested on Spanish vessel in Ghana

Some 21 persons found on board the Madalena, a Spanish vessel bound for that country have been arrested and placed in Police custody. Mr Hamidu Mahama, Western Regional Police Commander, on Monday announced at a press briefing before parading the suspects at Sekondi. He said the suspects offloaded cocoa to …

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CDD-Ghana wants indemnity clause abolished

The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) on Monday joined other democratic stakeholders to call for the abolition of the indemnity clause which insulated individuals and persons affiliated to previous military regimes from prosecution. Section 34 of the transitional provisions of the 1992 Constitution indemnifies all coup makers and their …

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GHS seeks to eliminate neglected tropical diseases

The Ghana Health Service in partnership with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Monday organised a day’s seminar for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) to promote good health among the people. It sought to eliminate NTD in the country and contribute to poverty alleviation and …

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Health Ministry calls for redefining and repositioning of herbal medicine

Ministry of Health (MOH) has called for collective redefining of a new niche and repositioning of plant medical herbal practice in the country. “Huge opportunities exist for us to use the untapped skills in the face of the woefully unmet expectations of the client constitute the platform for refocusing on …

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TTI students agree to write examination

The entire 3,000 students of Takoradi Technical Institute (TTI), who boycotted the third term promotional examination and demonstrated against some of their teachers’ for non performance, have now agreed to write the papers starting tomorrow Tuesday. This followed a meeting attended by the Board of Governors, school authorities and the …

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Fiifi-Kwetey urges Ghanaians to take advantage of economic growth

Mr. Franklin Fiifi-Kwetey, Deputy Finance Minister, has called on Ghanaians to take advantage of the current political stability and economic growth to invest for prosperity. He said the single digit inflation and stabilisation in the major currencies were incentives for increased economic activities. Mr. Fiifi-Kwetey made the call at the …

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Saint Augustine College to participate in 2010 Entrepreneurship World Cup

Mr Dela Gadzanku, Board Member of Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurs (SAGE) has commended the Ministry of Education for providing the air tickets for Ghana’s finalists to this year’s SAGE World Cup. He said it demonstrated the commitment of the Ministry to promote youth development and the attainment …

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Savannah Accelerated Development Authority to start work in August

Before Parliament rises on August 3, the House will pass the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) Bill, to set the pace for the accelerated development of the North. As soon as the bill is enacted, presidential accent is expected to be given to it, to set in motion the setting …

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Ghana Health Service seeks collaboration to fight TB

Dr Koku Awoonor-Williams, Upper East Regional Director of Health Services, has called on the Information Services Department (ISD), to partner Ghana Health Services to embark on public health education on tuberculosis (TB). He said the region with a population of about 100,000 records only 500 cases of TB every year, …

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