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Felling of trees must stop to avoid climate change – NADMO

The Agona West Municipal Directorate of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has marked the World Disaster Day with a call on the citizenry to stop felling of trees to avoid climate change. It also cautioned the public, especially estate developers to desist from putting up buildings on waterways, to …

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Accra West ECG retrieves monies from power thieves

The Accra West Region of the Electricity Company of Ghana has from January, 2018 to October 12, 2018, retrieved Four Million and Thirty-Two Thousand, Eight Hundred and Fifty-Five Ghana Cedis (Gh¢ 4,032,855.00) from 777 customers, who illegally used power. Some of the illegalities the customers engaged in included; meter by-pass, …

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GRA begins Cargo Tracking Note implementation today

The Ghana Revenue Authority has served notice that the implementation of the Cargo Tracking Note (CTN) policy would begin on Monday, 15th October 2018. A statement signed by the Commissioner-General Mr Emmanuel Nti said the intervention was to provide greater scrutiny of major imports for both valuation and security management …

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Moral decline cause of indiscipline – Police commander

Police Superintendent Joseph Owusu, Suhum Municipal Commander of the Ghana Police Service, has identified the major causes of moral decline, as the numerous acts of indiscipline that has engulfed almost every sphere of our lives. That: “We live in an era where moral values have broken down and crime is …

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We are all brothers in this competition – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama, a Presidential aspirant in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) race has called for campaigns devoid of insults among colleague aspirants who are seeking to lead the party in the 2020 general elections. He acknowledged the competitive nature of the race and said “we are all …

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Unemployed Nigerian remanded for defilement

A Circuit Court in Accra on Wednesday remanded a 29 year old Nigerian, Solomon Ebinim into Police custody for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl at James Town, a suburb of Accra. Ebinim, whose plea was preserved, is facing a charge of defilement. Prosecuting Chief Inspector Kofi Atimbire informed the court …

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GJA to insure its members

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) will, from October 15 to 18, register its members under the SAHAM Life Insurance Ghana Limited (SLIG). The Insurance Policy, which is dubbed: “Assured Group Welfare Policy,” would be enjoyed by members in good standing. This was in a release signed by Mrs Linda Asante-Adjei, …

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Spio-Gabrah to launch campaign on October 16

Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, a Presidential Aspirant of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), will officially outdoor his campaign as a flagbearer on Tuesday, October 16. Dr Spio-Garbrah, who is one of the front-runners for the flagbearer slot of the NDC, has formally submitted his letter of intent to contest the position …

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Government urged to prioritise investment in mental health 

Dr Owen Laws Kaluwa, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Country Representative, has called on the Government to develop and strengthen evidence-based programmes to address the mental health needs of young people. He urged the Government to put in place deliberate interventions, with the support of national policy-makers and programme managers, …

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Volta, Eastern tour guides undergo training

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has trained 92 tour guides from the Volta and Eastern Regions as the drive towards making Ghana a preferred tourist destination intensifies. They were helped to upgrade their competence in guests’ management at the three-day refresher course and awarded certificates. Mr. Alex Nketia, Volta Regional …

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