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Government and UTAG to engage further after meeting NLC

The government and the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) are to engage further to resolve the industrial action embarked upon by the Association. Members of UTAG started a nationwide indefinite strike on Monday January 10, to demand better conditions of service. The National Labour Commission (NLC) on Thursday met …

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Tamale Interchange 95% complete – Engineer

Construction work on the Tamale Interchange is progressing steadily to ensure its completion by the end of February, Mr Emmanuel Degbotse, Resident Engineer, has said. “The total project is 95 per cent complete. What is left is five per cent and we are working day and night to make sure …

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Coup plot: Money is no problem – Mac Palm assures soldiers

Dr Frederick Yao Mac Palm, the brain behind the alleged plot to overthrow the government was captured in a video assuring the soldiers who were to carry out the coup plot that money is not a problem. It was done through Staff Sergeant Sule Kojo Awarf, the star witness in …

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SSNIT $66m OBS Contract: Court orders state to file amended charge sheet by October 19

An Accra High Court hearing the case of Ernest Thompson, former Director General of the Social Security and National insurance Trust (SSNIT) and four others has granted an application of the state to amend count 11 and 12 of the charge sheet. It has therefore ordered prosecution led by Mrs. …

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Ghanaian children are under constant cyber attacks – Police

The Cybercrime Unit of the Ghana Police Service has raised concerns over the growing number of Ghanaian children, especially girls under 16 years, falling prey to persistent online bullying and attacks because of their vulnerability. “Each day we receive cases reported by parents or by victims of sexual exploitations online …

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adb to collaborate with Development Bank on its agribusiness financing agenda

The Agricultural Development Bank (adb) is looking forward to a closer collaboration with the new Development Bank Ghana (DBG) to push its agenda of agribusiness financing. The anticipated areas of collaboration include grant of financial assistance through adb to medium and long-term industries. Dr John Kumah,  a Deputy Minister of …

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Germany gives Ghana 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

The German Government is giving Ghana some 1.5 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to aid in the national vaccination campaign against the pandemic. The donation is part of the pledge made by Germany to make up to 70 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine available to African countries this …

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Give our youth employment opportunities – Tema Traditional Council

The Tema Traditional Council (TTC) has called on industries operating within its paramountcy to provide the teeming unemployed youth of the area with job opportunities. Nii Armah Somponu II, Tema Shipi, and Stool Secretary making the appeal during the Tema Annual Homowo durbar, said even though there were educated Tema …

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