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Ghana inflation rate down by 0.4% in July

The year-on-year inflation rate for July was 9.6 per cent down from 10.0 per cent recorded in June 2018. Mr Baah Wadieh, the Acting Government Statistician, on Wednesday, presenting the CPI for July 2018 noted that, the monthly change rate in July 2018 was 0.4 per cent, compared with the …

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Businessman jailed for forgery

An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday sentenced Victor Morgan Agbotui, a businessman to a year’s imprisonment in hard labour on charge of fraudulent breach of trust. Agbotui was also sentenced by the Court to pay a fine of GH¢36,000.00 on the charge of uttering a Deed of Assignment on Prestella …

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Police brutality: Victim cries for justice

Mr Christian Bubu Ametame, an Office Assistant with the National Population Council in Ho, is appealing for justice after he was brutally assaulted by a policeman at the Ho main branch of the Ghana Commercial Bank in 2009. A petition to the Presidency and copied to the Ghana News Agency …

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CDD-Ghana Holds Transparency Forum in Binduri

The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) in collaboration with the Community Development and Advocacy Centre (CODAC) is implementing a social accountability project to enhance participation in budgeting and planning systems at the local level. The project which is expected to help develop an informed citizens in matters of development …

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Town Hall meetings key to deepening decentralisation – Ato Forson

Mr Ato Forson, Member of Parliament (MP) for the Ajumako- Enyan- Essiam Constituency has applauded Government’s commitment to deepen the decentralization process by bringing local governance closer to the people to empower local communities. The MP who was speaking at a Town Hall Meeting held at Ajumak-Besease on Tuesday said …

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CODE bemoans poor funding of basic education

The Conference of Directors of Education (CODE) has bemoaned the poor funding of basic education in the country, saying this will negatively impact the outcome of the Free Senior High School (FSHS) programme. Mrs Margaret Frempong-Kore, National President of CODE, said this when she addressed the 25th annual conference of …

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Police officer dies on his way to official duty

A police officer met his untimely death in the early hours of Monday, whilst he was on his way to a duty post at the regional branch of the Bank of Ghana in the Central Business District of Sunyani. A civilian motorbike rider had picked the officer from Kotokrom, a …

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Physician Assistant remanded for allegedly raping a student nurse

A 29-year old Physician Assistant at the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital was on Tuesday remanded into Police custody by the Cape Coast Magistrate’s Court for allegedly raping a 20-year old student nurse who was doing her clinical at the Hospital. The accused, Edward Afful’s plea was not taken and would re-appear …

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Government to construct bridge on the Afram River

Mr. George Ofori, the Afram Plains South District Chief Executive (DCE) has hinted that government would soon construct a bridge over the Afram River to help reduce the strenuous way of travelling to the Afram Plains. Addressing a Town Hall Meeting at Tease, the DCE assured the people that Government …

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We need school farms to encourage career agriculture – DCE

r Atta Kudjoh, District Chief Executive of North Dayi in the Volta Region, has said the sustainability of a vibrant agricultural economy deMpended on the young generation’s interest in farming. He said a major worry for most farmers was the waning interest of students and the youth in Agriculture, and …

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