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Election 2020: IGP Visits Western North Region To Assess Preparations

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 17:58
The Inspector General of Police(IGP), Mr James Oppong-Buanuh, has paid a working visit to the Western Regional Police command to assess their preparedness for the Presidential and Parliamentary elections in December.
Categories: Africa

Man Allegedly Stab Girlfriend To Death, Commits Suicide

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 17:58
A 45-year-old man Emmanuel Kwakye has committed suicide after allegedly murdering his girlfriend, Georgina Sayel. Deputy Superintendent of Police, (DOP) Irene Serwaah Oppong, the Regional Police Public Relations Officer, disclosed this to the Ghana News Agency.
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GH¢82.5 million Saved From "Ghost Names" — YEA

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 17:58
Mr Justin Kodua Frimpong, the Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), has said head count and electronic validation conducted in 2017 revealed that 17,607 non-existing beneficiaries under the Agency were receiving monthly stipends during the previous Mahama administration.
Categories: Africa

Keyboard Idol’s Chris Tamakloe Dies In Road Accident 

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 17:58
Chris Tamakloe, one of the star performers on Citi TV 39;s Keyboard Idol talent competition, met his untimely death on Saturday, September 19, when a vehicle in which he and his father were travelling was involved in a road accident, at Asutsuare Junction.
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Keta Nurses Ignore Strike, Render Services

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 17:58
Some members of the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNMA) at Keta Municipal Hospital continue to render services to pregnant women due for deliver despite the Association 39;s strike action.
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Akufo-Addo Addresses Nation Tonight

Sun, 30/08/2020 - 13:46
President Akufo-Addo is expected to address the nation tonight on new measures taken by the country in the fight against COVID-19. This will be his 16th national address on the subject since Ghana recorded its first two cases of the virus in March 2020.
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Savannah Region: Another Alleged 'Witch' Butchered

Sun, 30/08/2020 - 13:03
It appears the practice of lynching old women labeled as 39;witches 39; is getting out of hand as new events of such barbaric acts rage on. Not too long ago, it was Akua Denteh, this time around, it is Madam Meri Ibrahim, a 60-year-old alleged witch who has been attacked and butchered by residents in Sumpini near Busunu in the West Gonja municipality of the Savannah Region.
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Active COVID-19 Cases Down To 1,152, Death Toll Now 276

Sun, 30/08/2020 - 13:03
Some 87 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Ghana pushing the country rsquo;s cumulative case count to 44,205. Furthermore, the number of persons who have recovered currently stands at 42,777 while the number of active cases is 1,152.
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Any Future Government Can Abrogate Agyapa Royalties Deal---Lawyer

Sun, 30/08/2020 - 13:03
The controversy surrounding the Agyapa Royalties deal is not resting any time soon as the debates and scrutiny continue. The latest to wade into the matter is Private Legal Practitioner, Yaw Oppong, who has argued that the Agyapa Royalties Limited agreement is no cast in stone, hence any future government can abrogate it.
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Akufo-Addo Makes 16th COVID-19 Address Tonight: Ghanaians Anticipate Reopening Of Airports

Sun, 30/08/2020 - 12:44
As President Nana Akufo-Addo engages the public tonight for the 16th time on measures taken to deal with the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is high anticipation among Ghanaians looking forward to the reopening of the country 39;s airports and borders post-lockdown The president has been engaging the public through LIVE nationwide broadcasts ever since the country recorded its first COVID-19 case.
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Birim Central Municipal Assembly Cuts Sod To Commence Over GHC1 Million Projects

Wed, 29/07/2020 - 15:16
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Birim Central, Mrs. Victoria Adu together with Mr. William Agyapong Quittoo, the Member of Parliament for Akyem Oda has cut sod for construction work to begin on four New Classroom Blocks projects awarded on contract by the central government. At a durbar before the groundbreaking ceremony, Mrs. Adu said the Free Compulsory Universal Basic Education (FCUBE) policy which was implemented in Basic Schools over the years has been extended to all ...
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MoH Begins Recruitment Of Doctors, Dentists From Monday

Wed, 29/07/2020 - 15:13
The recruitment of doctors and dentists into the Ghana Health Service (GHS) will commence on Monday, August 3, the Ministry of Health has announced. In a public notice issued on Tuesday, 28 July 2020 and signed by the Acting Chief Director of the Ministry of Health, Mr Kwabena Boadu Oku-Afari, the ministry noted that the recruitment will commence at 12 PM on the scheduled date. The ministry, therefore, informed all doctors and dentists who have completed their house jobs and p ...
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First Timers Flood Voters Register

Wed, 29/07/2020 - 15:09
First time registrants within the age brackets of 18 and 20 have made an impressive showing in the ongoing voter registration exercise held across the nation. This detail emerged last Monday when the Electoral Commission (EC) Chairperson, Jean Mensa, addressed the media as part of the 39;Let The Citizen Know 39; series. The statistics speaks volumes about the interest whipped up by persons within the age bracket who would be exercising their franchise for the first time. ...
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82 Financial Institutions Collapsed Under NDC — Bawumia

Wed, 29/07/2020 - 14:59
Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has reminded former President John Dramani Mahama that the 2020 Presidential Election is a choice between his eight-year record as Vice-President and President during the National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration and the three and half-year record of President Akufo-Addo and his New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration. The Vice-President said Mr. Mahama has the penchant to attack the government without looking at his own record as Presi ...
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Kassena-Nankana: Stop The Illegal GHC30 Welfare Deductions – CLOGSAG Members Demand

Wed, 29/07/2020 - 14:59
Members of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association (CLOGSAG) in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality OF the Upper East Region are unhappy with the deduction of GHS30 from their salaries. According to them, they have been told that the amount is being deducted as part of their regional welfare scheme. The CLOGSAG members have given the Upper East Regional Secretariat of the association a one-week ultimatum to stop the Controller and Accountant General 39;s Department from ...
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Covid-19: Akufo-Addo To Deliver 10th Address At 10pm

Sun, 31/05/2020 - 23:41
President Akufo-Addo is expected to address the nation tonight on the country 39;s fight against COVID-19. This will be the tenth time such a televised address will be delivered by the President since Ghana confirmed its first two cases of COVID-19 on March 12 President Akufo-Addo is scheduled to deliver the address at 10:00 pm. Ghanaians are expectant that President Akufo-Addo during the address will ease the various restrictions imposed on Ghanaians as part of measures to figh ...
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Two Fake Soldiers Engaging In Fraud Arrested

Sun, 31/05/2020 - 20:06
Two suspected robbers have been arrested by the Suhum District Police Day Patrol Team at Suhum overhead, in the Eastern Region for dressing in military uniform and armed robbery. The two suspects were identified as Solomon Aquah, a 25-year old civilian employee of the Ghana army who was dressed in full army uniform and Prince Obeng, a 20 year old driver in charge of a Daewo Matrix taxi cab with registration number GG 376- 18. Mr Francis Gomado, Deputy Eastern Regional Police Public R ...
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Traders Urged To Stop Displaying Foodstuff On Bare Ground

Sun, 31/05/2020 - 20:04
Traders who sell Foodstuff in the various markets in the country have been advised against displaying their wares on bare ground to prevent the contamination of food stuffs. It is a common spectacle to see fruits and vegetables displayed on bare ground or on torn jute sacks and mats spread on dusty floors in most markets Ghanaian markets. Mr Harold Esseku, Vice President, Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE), said Ghana 39;s markets needed reengineering to ensure food safety and ...
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Parental Involvement In Inclusive Education Is Essential — Educationist

Sun, 31/05/2020 - 20:04
Ms Eunice Araba Turkson, an Educational Consultant in the United States, has highlighted the importance of parental involvement to the success of inclusive education. She said it is legal to have all students educated irrespective of their disability and economic background and parents are the first point of call if Ghana is to successfully implement her inclusive education policy. Ms Turkson, in an interview with the Ghana News Agency, said that in educating children with special ne ...
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UK Aid-backed Drone Technology Facilitates Ghana's COVID-19 Fight

Sun, 31/05/2020 - 20:04
A partnership between the UK aid and Gavi - the Vaccine Alliance - is supporting Ghana to use Zipline drones to collect COVID-19 test samples in the country. A statement issued by the British High Commission, in Accra, which was copied to the Ghana News Agency, in Accra, said this world-leading technology had also increased the country 39;s ability to deliver immunisation kits and vaccines for diseases, such as yellow fever, polio, diphtheria and measles. Already Coronavirus test sa ...
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