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Buduburam settlement camp not closed- GRB

The Ghana Refugee Board (GRB) says the Buduburam settlement camp established since 1990 is not closed but still operational with about 1,300 occupants officially recognised by the Board. Of the total numbers that are of concern to the Board, about 600 are refugees, and the rest are those that opted …

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Let’s uphold safety of LPG in new policy – Minister

Dr Archibald Y. Letsa, Volta Regional Minister, has called on the public uphold the safety rules in dealing with gas and petroleum products. He said petroleum products were safe only when used in the right way under supervision. Dr Letsa said this at the Volta Regional Segment of the New …

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Government develops road map on patient safety

Mr Alex Kodwo Kom Abban, the deputy Minister of Health, said government is developing a road map policy on Universal Health Coverage, comprising of patient safety to improve the health of the citizenry. This, the Minister said, was necessary because many patients suffer avoidable harm or were put at the …

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Ghana government to challenge Auditor-General’s report on Kroll and Associate transaction

Government on Wednesday declared its intention to challenge the Auditor-General’s findings, which suggested financial malfeasance in the payment of one million dollars to UK-based firm, Kroll and Associate. The findings of the Auditor-General’s report published on account of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) ending December 31, 2018 revealed that Government …

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Finding a cure while dealing with reality – Healthcare in Ghana

“The greatest scientific discovery was the discovery of ignorance. Once humans realised how little they knew about the world, they suddenly had a very good reason to seek new knowledge, which opened up the scientific road to progress.” Yuval Noah Harari There is a sense of ignorance that has underpinned our …

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Forestry Commission implementing measures to stop rosewood exports

The Forestry Commission of Ghana is implementing enough measures to protect the country forest resources, especially the illegal felling and exportation of rosewood, the Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie has said. Speaking at a press conference in Accra, Mr Afriyie said, reports of institutionalised trafficking …

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AfCFTA is game-changer for Africa’s socio-economic development – Dr. Attah-Mensah

Dr Joseph Attah-Mensah, Principal Policy Advisor, Macroeconomics and Governance Division, Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has described the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTFA) agreement as the game-changer for Africa’s socioeconomic development. The AfCFTA, which is headquartered in Accra provides the opportunity for Africa to create the world’s largest free …

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African Governors commit to pursuing macroeconomic frameworks

African Governors at the end of a two-day meeting have committed to pursuing appropriate macroeconomic frameworks, policies and reforms that support a conducive environment for private investment, women empowerment and inclusive sustainable growth. They called on the Bretton Woods Institutions (BWIs) to support reforms and investments to foster private sector …

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