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National Service Personnel to undertake service abroad

The Ghana National Service Scheme (GNSS) will roll out a programme that will afford fresh graduates the opportunity to travel abroad for up to three months to work with a company. The programme christened “National Service Global Practice Initiative” seeks to mould Ghanaian youth into globally-exposed youth leaders with universal …

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PURC receives 552 complaints in Eastern Region in first quarter of 2019

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has received about 552 complaints mainly from electricity consumers on accumulated billings, unlawful disconnection, and quality of service and non-reflection of payments in the Eastern Region. Out of this the PURC, has been able to settle 514 representing 93.12 per cent within the same …

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Galamsey communities in Eastern Region offered altenative livelihood

Six hundred thousand oil palm seedlings are to be supplied to farmers for planting, this season, in three zones of the Eastern Region noted for illegal mining activities. They are Akwatia, Awhenease and New Abirem. This forms part of the Government’s project to providing alternative livelihood for mining communities. Mr …

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India Education Fair held in Ghana

SAPE Events and Media, an events management and educational promotion organisation of Asia and Africa, has organized a two-day Indian Education Fair to provide students with an easy access to education options and prospects. The first day of the fair hosted in Accra on Friday,had seven Indian Universities, namely SRM …

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Government to revive Ayum Timber Company – Akufo-Addo

The government is to resuscitate  the defunct Ayum Timber Company at Mim in the newly-created Ahafo Region, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced on Friday. He said the Ministry of Trade and Industry had finalised modalities and the plywood mile section of the Company would start commercial production by the …

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COCOBOD increases incentive package for cocoa rehabilitation  

Ghana Cocoa Board has reviewed upwards the initial treatment grant, which is part of the compensation package, for landowners and cocoa farmers who agree to cut and replant their Cocoa Swollen Shoot Virus (CSSV) affected cocoa farms. The exercise is under the on-going National Cocoa Rehabilitation Programme. The initial treatment …

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Close down Kpone landfill site – Residents

Residents of Kpone, capital of Kpone –Katamanso Municipality in the Greater Accra Region, are calling for the closure of the Kpone Land Fill site due to health concerns. Presenting a petition to authorities at a town hall meeting organized by the Municipal Assembly in Kpone, Mr. Joseph Tetteh, lead speaker …

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Savelugu NCCE sensitizes public on fight against corruption

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in the Savelugu Municipality in the Northern Region has undertaken a public sensitization exercise on the fight against corruption to promote development. The one-month exercise forms part of the Accountability, Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Programme II (ARAP 2) to promote good governance …

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International Day for street children marked in Tamale

The Centre for Development and Policy Advocacy (CEDEPA) an NGO with funding support from Adamfo Ghana, a charity organization has organized a stake-holders’ forum in Tamale to mark the celebration of the International Day for Street Children. The day, which was set aside every April 12, globally to highlight the …

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Professor Edmund Delle is new Nandom Naa

The Royal family of Nandom, following the demise of late Nandom Naa Dr Charles Puobe Imoru in accordance with their customary practice, on Thursday installed Professor Edmund Nminyem Chiir Delle as the new chief. The Convention People’s Party national chairman’s installation follows the successful funeral and burial of the late …

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