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Ghana gets set to issue FLEGT license

Ghana is at the final stages to issuing the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) license in the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA). Mr Chris Beeko, the Director of Timber Validation Department of the Forestry Commission, said Ghana and the European Union must commission a joint assessment to ascertain the …

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Many Ghanaians still panicky to check HIV status

Many Ghanaians say they cannot muster the courage to  check their HIV status, despite the years of campaign  to encourage voluntary testing so that individuals could make an informed  choice for healthy lifestyles,  however the results would be . A Ghana News Agency Survey ahead of World HIV/AIDS Day, on Saturday, …

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Afoko trial: Case adjourned to December 13 and 14

The Accra High Court, hearing the case involving, Gregory Afoko, accused of murdering the former Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has adjourned the matter to December 13 and 14. On Friday morning when then case was called, it was reported that one of the seven …

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Stop withdrawing cases on sexual abuses – DOVVSU

Mr Emmanuel C. Horlotu, the Northern Regional Coordinator of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service has advised parents to stop withdrawing reported cases on sexual violence and allow the law to take its full course. He said most of the victims of sex …

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