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Cashew is the future of Adaklu – DCE

Mr Phanuel Donkor Kadey, the District Chief Executive of Adaklu said the Assembly is strategizing to use cashew cultivation to eliminate poverty in the farming area. “Adaklu land supports cashew cultivation so we are investing in large scale cultivation to make the District a hub for cashew by 2023,” he …

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SSNIT to embark on mass Prosecution

The Social Security National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) in Bolgatanga has embarked on an exercise to prosecute defaulters to reduce indebtedness to the trust. The exercise would prosecute offenders for non compliance including non-registration of employers and employees, non-submission of contributions reports and declaration of salaries. Mr Jose Abugre, Area Manager …

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Teenage pregnancies impeding girl-child education in three regions – Coordinator

Mrs. Beatrice Nkum, the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo Regional Coordinator for Girl Child Education has expressed worry that the alarming trend of teenage pregnancies is impeding girl-child education in the three regions. She emphasized that unintended pregnancies should not be a factor for girls to drop out of school, …

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Assembly members need monthly allowance – DCE

Mr Phanuel Donkor Kadey, the District Chief Executive of Adaklu has reiterated the call for Assembly members to be placed on monthly allowances. He said Assembly members are the first port of call for people at the grassroots and need regular financial support to promote rapid community development. Mr Kadey …

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Fix broken ambulances – MP to Assembly

Dr Rashid Pelpuo, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wa Central Constituency, has urged the Municipal Assembly to fix some four worn-out ambulances grounded at the health directorate to improve healthcare delivery. He noted that about four ambulances packed at the Wa Municipal Health Directorate had minor faults like worn …

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StanChart and Ghana Commodity Exchange sign deal to support farmers

Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited and the Ghana Commodity Exchange (GCX), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support Ghanaian farmers through access to financing and capacity building. The collaboration would also see the two institutions building a framework for settlement of trade in a manner which meets the GCX’s …

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Three executives of concern citizens of Tarkwa-Nsuaem, 9 others arrested

Three executives of the concern citizens of Tarkwa-Nsuaem who were preparing to demonstrate on Monday over the dilapidated state of some portions of the Tarkwa-Takoradi Highway have been apprehended by the Tarkwa Divisional Police Command. They are Mr David Kumi, president, Mr Samuel Kwasi Asare, secretary and Mr Nicolas Worwornyo, …

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Medical report of accused in minor’s murder ready – counsel  

The medical report of Lucas Agboyie, the Togolese national standing trial at an Accra High Court for defilement and murder of a seven year old girl in 2015 at Zenu, near Ashiaman is ready. Mr Eric Opoku Brobbey, counsel for the accused on Monday told the Court presided over by …

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TWMA pledges GH¢5,000 worth of fuel to Police in the jurisdiction monthly

The Tema West Municipal Assembly (TWMA) will from this month provide GH¢ 1,000 worth of fuel to each of the five district police commands in its jurisdiction to aid day and night patrols. Mrs Adwoa Amoako, Tema West Municipal Chief Executive, announcing this on Monday said “in our attempt to …

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UNFPA Ghana country office imports contraceptives worth $1.9m in 2018

Dr Robert Kwesi Mensah, Reproductive Health Specialist, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), has said his outfit has spent about $1.98million on the importation of various contraceptives in 2018 alone. The brands includes, implants in various forms such as Jadelle, Implanon, Depo pro Vera and accessories; oral contraceptive pills in Norgynon …

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