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Christian Council calls for prosecution of heads of collapsed banks 

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) on Thursday asked government to arrest and prosecute all persons found complicit in the collapse and the consolidation of seven indigenous banks by the Bank of Ghana. The CCG said the Directors, staff and all those whose actions and inactions had cast a slur …

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Upper West Region has 62% CHPS coverage

With a total of 308 functional Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CPHS) zones out of 361 demarcated for construction in Upper West Region, 62 percent of the population of has been covered. The CHPS concept which serves as a vehicle to deliver Primary Health Care (PHC) is vigorously being implemented …

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President inaugurates GH¢25.3m two-lane tunnel road

President Nana Addo Dankwa AKufo-Addo has performed the ceremony to mark the official opening of the GH¢25.3 million two-lane tunnel road built under the Accra-Tema Motorway to link East Legon and the Spintex Road in Accra. The project, funded from the Ghana Road Fund, involved widening of the existing single …

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Review national child health policies to help achieve SDG 3 – WVI-Ghana

World Vision International Ghana (WVI-G), has called for a re-look at the national child health policy to speed up efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) three, which seeks to ensure healthy lives and promote the well-being of people at all ages. Mr Micah Ayo Olad, Health, Nutrition and …

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Stop fruitless attempts at stalling investigations – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday expressed absolute confidence in the Special Prosecutor and said any attempt by persons cited for corruption to influence his work would be fruitless. “To those who are sending chiefs and men of God to the Special Prosecutor to intervene on their behalf, to try and …

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We won’t change laws on same-sex marriage – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the nation that his government is never going to legalize same sex marriage. His Administration had no intention to invalidate the culture and beliefs of the people of Ghana. “Let me assure you that this government has no plans to change the law …

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Bolgatanga Assembly disburses Common Fund to PWDs

The Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly in the Upper East Region has disbursed the three percent of the Assembly’s Common Fund, meant for Persons with Disability (PWDs) to 113 beneficiaries. The GHc105, 271.00, distributed to persons with various forms of disabilities with the highest beneficiary receiving GHc2, 800.00 and the lowest beneficiary …

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Judges and magistrates who misconduct themselves would not be spared – Chief Justice

Chief Justice Sophia Abena Akuffo has warn that any judge or magistrate caught in any act of misconduct or unprofessional conduct will not be spared and they would be dealt with swiftly in accordance with law. Ms Akuffo said the importance of maintaining a high moral character constituted the hall …

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Government to revoke licences of defaulting quarry companies – Amewu

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has begun an operation to clamp down on quarry companies that have been evading payment of taxes and royalties to the government. The Ministry has, therefore, commissioned the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) and National Security to undertake both operational and financial …

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GAST urged to adopt innovative methods of teaching science

Members of the Ghana Association of Science Teachers (GAST) have been called to use their 60th Anniversary celebration to stimulate productive discussions and come up with innovative methods of teaching science and technology subjects. The call to adopt modern pedagogies, if adhered to, is expected to push forward the frontiers …

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