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Dormaa-East to rake in more funds internally

Dormaa-East District Assembly in Brong-Ahafo is to roll out a five-tier strategy to whip up internally-generated revenue mobilization this year and beyond. Under the strategy, town and area councils in the district will be revamped and empowered to spearhead revenue collection processes while the assembly will institute award schemes for …

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Prof. Tagoe condemns polarisation of Ghanaian society

Professor Clifford Nii Boi Tagoe, Vice Chancellor of University of Ghana, Legon, on Monday condemned the political polarisation of the society stressing that it would militate against the country’s fledging democratic governance. “Any cursory observer of the political scene in Ghana today, would attest to the growing polarisation of the …

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Registered orphanages to benefit from free school uniforms/books

Registered orphanages in the country will benefit from government’s Free School Uniforms and Exercise Books Initiative, Mr Ludwig Hlordze, a Presidential Staffer said on Sunday. He said the initiative was in line with President John Evans Atta Mills’ “I Care for You” agenda. Mr Hlordze said this when he presented …

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DCE advocates special fund for new districts

Government has been asked to establish a special fund under the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), for the development of newly created districts in the northern part of the country. Mr. Clement B. Benin, District Chief Executive (DCE) of Lambussie/Karni, who made the appeal, expressed worry that there was no …

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Kwahu West to bag GH¢3.7 million revenue this year

The Kwahu West Municipal Assembly has targeted about GH¢3.7 million revenue from its Internally Generated Fund (IGF) for 2010. The funds if realized would be use to finance a number of development projects earmark in communities of the Municipality. Sources the assembly hopes to generate the revenue include tolls, rates, …

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Caterers urged to attach more importance to their trade

Players in the culinary industry, have been urged to attach the needed importance to their trade since they form an integral part of the tourism sector of the economy. “Local foods and beverages provide travelers or guests with better understanding of local culture, which makes culinary tourism an important industry …

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US FBI in Ghana, country admits bomber stayed for two weeks

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have arrived in Ghana to probe the stay in the country of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the 23-year-old Nigerian accused of attempting to blow up a US airliner, the AFP has reported. The deputy Minister of Information, James Agyenim-Boateng, was quoted by the AFP …

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Government to roll out youth policy – Hammah

Mr. Mike Hammah, Minister of Transport has said the government will soon come out with a youth policy that would promote the well being of the youth in the country He cautioned the youth against Internet fraud, prostitution, arm robbery and taking of hard drugs to keep their vitality, intellect …

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Mills government will fairly distribute national cake – Hammah

Mr. Mike Allan Hammah, Minister of Transport, on Saturday  said the Atta Mills government would distribute “the national cake” fairly to every corner of the country irrespectively of the political party the area was clung to. He appealed to Ghanaians especially, Effutu citizens to unite and support the government to …

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Government to bridge North-South development gap

Government is committed to bridging the development gap between the Upper West, Upper East and Northern Regions (three northern regions) and the southern part of the Country. Mr. Mark Woyongo, Upper East Regional Minister, who said this, however, cautioned that such initiative could be undermined if conflicts continued to plague …

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