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UHAS needs special attention – VC

Professor John Owusu Gyapong, Vice Chancellor of the Ho University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to help address the myriads of challenges facing the University. He noted that the plight of old universities paled in comparison with the challenges new ones …

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Charter to control water use in the Volta Basin

Six countries within the West African sub-region, which share one water course through the Volta basin, have collectively drafted a Charter to guide the use and management of the Basin. The Volta, the trans-boundary water course is shared by Ghana, Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire and Mali. The Water …

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Interior Minister commissions first ever smoke chamber

Mr Ambrose Dery, Minister of the Interior, has commissioned a smoke chamber for the Fire Academy and Training School (FATS) to enable trainees gain exposure to fire fighting before being confronted with real life situations. The smoke chamber, named after the late GOI Hannah Yawson, a fire officer who died …

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Government to recruit 8,000 more teachers

Government is to recruit 8,000 teachers this year to enhance the teaching workforce at senior high schools across the country. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo who announced this during his 3-day working visit to the Volta region said the decision was to make teachers available for the 180,000 students to …

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It’s illegal to do financial transaction outside GIFMIS – Controller

Mr. Eugene Ofosuhene, the Controller and Accountant General has asked all public sector accountants to strictly adhere to the Ghana Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS), the new financial reform scheme for improved financial transparency. He said GIFMIS sought to promote transparency, efficiency and accountability in public financial management and …

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German Chancellor to visit Ghana

The Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, will pay a day’s working visit to Ghana in August, on the invitation of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Mr Christoph Retzlaff, the German Ambassador to Ghana, who announced this, said Chancellor Merkel would be accompanied by the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and …

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