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GES appoints new teachers

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has appointed new teachers who successfully went through the recently held aptitude test. They have been posted to specific schools to teach specific subjects. These were contained in a release signed by Ms Cassandra Twum Ampofo, Head of the Public Relations Unit of the GES …

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Government to rescue over 100 distressed companies – Minister

Mr Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, a Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, has re-affirmed government’s commitment to give stimulus packages to companies in distress under the “One District, One Factory” (1D1F) industrialisation policy. He indicated that more than 100 ailing companies had been identified by the government and players in the private …

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Stowaway major challenge in Ghana sea ports

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) is putting in stringent security measures to close all avenues used by persons who want to use the country’s sea ports to stowaway to Western countries. Security operatives at the Tema Port say stowaway is the major challenge faced by the GPHA as …

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Gaming Commission seeks support for responsible gambling

Gaming Commission of Ghana has visited some stakeholders including officials of the Institute of Local Government Studies (ILGS) in Tamale to seek their support and collaboration in helping promote responsible gambling in the country. This followed its opening of a Regional Office in Tamale last week to oversee gaming activities …

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Jirapa Municipal outlines measures to fight illegal mining

The Jirapa Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Madam Christine Bonbanye Amadu, has outlined measures adopted by the Assembly to fight illegal mining activities that have polluted drinkable water sources and degraded vast stretch of farmlands. She condemned sprouting of illegal mining locally known as “galamsey” as a menace destroying water bodies …

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Double-track SHS students express anxiety

Some form one students of Senior High Schools running the double-track educational system in the Tema Metropolis have described their first term in school as very challenging. According to them, they were unable to tackle all the topics in their various courses, a situation they are not happy about. Chemu …

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Paperless system to be extended to other areas – Minister

Mr Daniel Nii Kwartei Titus-Glover, Deputy Minister for Transport has hinted that the Paperless Port System will be extended to other areas within the customs division to ensure its holistic implementation. This, he said, would also promote integrity and transparency in the Country, thereby, helping to reduce corruption as well …

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