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KMA ups effort to tackle plastic waste nuisance

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has stepped up its effort at tackling the growing plastic waste nuisance in the metropolis. Mr. Osei Assibey-Antwi, the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), said it was working with some waste management companies to effectively deal with the situation to save the environment. He added that …

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Teachers reminded to use the Universal Design for learning framework 

Selected teachers at a forum in Winneba has been reminded to use the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to ensure that no child is left behind in education. The Universal Design for Learning Framework is an educational framework based on research in the learning sciences that guides the development of …

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Counterfeit electrical products tagged as death warranty

Counterfeit electrical products has been tagged as death warranty, which must be avoided for the protection of life and property, Mr Vijay P. Gokaldas, Electrical Product Authentication Expert stated in Accra on Monday. He has therefore urged the public to deal with accredited companies and not to take the authenticity of …

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President Akufo-Addo’s police shake-up is smart – Juana Ada

A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Tema West, Mrs. Juana Ada, has applauded the Akufo-Addo government’s reshuffle of the top brass of the Ghana Police service as response to the escalation in crime in the country. Mrs Ada, who is also contesting for the position of …

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Ghana needs practical measures to slow down population growth – Dr Appiah

Dr Leticia Adelaide Appiah, Executive Director of the National Population Council (NPC), has called for effective and practical measures to help slow down the pace of population growth in the country. She said the current population growth rate of 2.5 per cent was not only alarming, but also brought about …

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Let’s make teaching fun, less harsh – Elsenaar

Mr Christiaan Elsenaar, Leader of a Dutch education exchange programme team has advised teachers in Ghana to make teaching more fun with less harsh criticism. He said though Ghanaian teachers were putting much efforts into teaching activities, the methods were too rigid, making learning difficult for pupils and students. Mr …

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Tema to be de-congested; hawkers, squatters to be moved

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly on Saturday engaged residents, hawkers and other stakeholders in the Metropolis to create a decongestion plan of action. The exercise, to clear the Harbour City’s central business area of hawkers and illegal structures, is to make the city motorable, save lives and properties. The Assembly had …

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Let’s go electronic and reduce exposure to robbers – GhIPSS

The public has been urged to resort more to electronic forms of payment in order to reduce their exposure to armed robbery and related risks.  Mr Archie Hesse, the Chief Executive of Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System (GhIPSS), said this following reports of two separate armed robbery attacks in …

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Second Lady launches Maternal and Child Health booklet

An integrated health record booklet that seeks to significantly raise the quality of maternal and child healthcare has been launched in Cape Coast, by the Second Lady, Mrs. Samira Bawumia. It addresses issues relating to nutrition, growth monitoring and health education in a more focused and illustrative manner. The book …

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