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Shirley and Friends donate to Sekondi Prisons

Shirley and Friends, a Charity Organization has donated various items to the Sekondi Prisons to support the upkeep of inmates as part of activities to mark Easter celebrations. The items included; bags of rice, plastic bins, cooking oil, rubbing alcohol, tissue papers, soaps, sanitary pads, hand sanitizers, Bibles, Qurans, bottled …

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Epilepsy cases increase in Western Region

Ms. Nelly Mensah, a Registered Mental Health Nurse at the Psychiatric Department of the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital says the facility continued to record high cases of epilepsy. She said in 2020 for instance,  the hospital recorded 506 cases out of 2,006 patients screened with 204 males and 302 females. Ms …

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CSIR unveils digitised soil map to boost agriculture

As part of broader efforts to modernise Ghana’s agriculture, Soil Research Institute (SRI) of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has launched a web-based application platform for easy access to information on the soil to enhance food production. The initiative will ensure ready access to information on agriculture technologies …

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Bank of Ghana joins Basel Consultative Group

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has joined the Basel Consultative Group (BCG), a global body that sets and implements standards on banking supervision. In a statement the bank said it was admitted into the global body, making Ghana one of four countries in Africa which are members of the BCG. …

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Ameen Sangari factory to be revamped under 1D1F

The government has initiated moves to revamp the defunct Ameen Sangari factory in Cape Coast under the One District, One Factory (1D1F) industrialization drive. Mrs Justina Marigold Assan, the Central Regional Minister, who announced this, said the government’s commitment to revive the oldest factory in the area was a manifestation …

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