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Government finalises draft on seed regulations – Minister

Government is working to get parliamentary approval for the finalised draft of the Ghana Seed Regulations, Mr Seth Osei Akoto, the Director of Crop Services Directorate of Ministry of Food Agriculture, has said. Speaking on behalf of the Minister of Food and Agriculture at the 2018 National Seed Value Chain …

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Curfew on four townships renewed

The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfew hours on four townships. They are Bimbilla from 1800 hours to 0600 hours and Kpatinga from 1200 midnight to 0400 hours both of the Northern Region, effective May 25, 2018 while that of Alavanyo and Nkonya in the Volta Region is …

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Tema Police rounds up 15 suspected drug peddlers

Fifteen suspected drug peddlers have been apprehended by the Tema Police Command at hideout in Communities Nine, and One sites two and five. The operations were led by Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Martin Iningan Ntelabi, Tema Regional Operations Commander. Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Nana Asumah Hinneh, Tema Regional …

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Pollution is high cause of global pre-mature deaths – Report

The Global Burden Disease (GBD) as cited by the Lancet Commission Report research has shown that pollution-related disease was responsible for pre-mature deaths of nine million people worldwide in 2015. This represents 16 percent of total global mortality. It also estimated that diseases caused by all forms of pollution were …

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Late Major Mahama’s team were protecting illegal miners – Defense

Mr George Bernard Shaw, a defense counsel in the trial involving the alleged murderers of Major Maxwell Mahama has purported that the team of Military Officers, deployed to the area were protecting illegal miners. He claimed that the C and G Mining Company which the late Major Mahama was protecting …

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Court sentences motor rider to 10 years imprisonment for robbery

A motor rider, Nana Kwarteng, was on Thursday sentenced to ten years imprisonment in hard labour by an Accra Circuit Court for robbery. Kwarteng was said to have conspired with one Adansie, now at large to robbed one Frimpong Isaac of his Compac laptop and LG mobile phone all valued …

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Stop begging for alms, PWDs advised

Persons with Disability (PWDs) in Tema Metropolis and Tema-West Municipality have been cautioned against begging for alms. Mr Felix Mensah Nii Anang-La, Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive who gave the caution said the government was pleading with them to desist from asking for alms in the streets. Mr Anang-La advised them …

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Acknowledge teachers’ role in nation building – Rev. Kaya Eshun

The Chaplain of the Methodist Senior High School(MESEC) at Kansaworodo near Sekondi, Very Reverend  Kaya Eshun on Thursday admonished teachers to realise the pivotal role they play in nation building. To this end, teachers must stand out as good role models to the children they teach and the schools they work …

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Caretakers receiving sex for rent in Ashaiman – Centre

The Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centre has reported that some landlords in the Ashaiman Municipality exchange sex for accommodation. The annual 2017 report of the ADR, Ashaiman Centre, made available to the Ghana News Agency. Drafts251indicated that “In some cases, landlords exchange rent with sex for a period of time”. …

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Ghana is not industrialised to be polluted – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, has asked Ghanaians to help resolve environmental pollution before it gets out of hand. He explained that Ghana is not one of the heavily industrialised countries that should be engulfed by pollution and noted that every pollution is …

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