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locust

Ethiopian government urges concerted efforts to tackle looming locust-induced damage on crops

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The Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture on Friday called for concerted measures to tackle potential food security impacts of the breeding of desert locusts in...
Wpid Food Security Picture

E. African countries urged to harness fisheries resources to boost food security

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Experts and policymakers in the food security sector on Friday urged East African countries to exert concerted efforts to harness the existing rich fisheries...
crime

Kenya sets up all-female police team to fight organized crime

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A team of elite female police officers on Friday wrapped up five-month-long standardized training program and will be deployed to tackle organized crime in...

A Russian student’s romance with Chinese

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"Chinese language is the love of my life. I hope the romance will never fade," said Ruslan Ustinov, a young Russian, in perfect Chinese. On...

MP calls for probe into withdrawals from consolidated fund

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Mr Kennedy Kankam, the Member of Parliament for Nhyiaeso, has called for investigations into circumstances leading to the withdrawal of GH¢896,457.00 from the...
Tollbooth and hawkers on Tema - Accra motorway

AMA directs pavement encroachers to vacate

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The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has ordered hawkers who ply their trade on pavements, footbridges and other opens spaces to leave. It said...

Towing Project is not aimed at extracting money from public

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Ruttchen Trucks Ghana Limited (RTG), a Ghanaian company, which deals in towing and transportation services, said the impending Mandatory Towing Project is not meant...
MTN Mobile Money

2017 Mobile Money Stakeholders Workshop for MTN Held

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MTN Ghana on Wednesday held its Mobile Money stakeholders conference, as part of activities for the month-long celebration on the need to address barriers...

Decisions on mineral extraction involve affected communities

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The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) on Wednesday, urged government to involve communities to be affected by mining in decisions concerning the extraction...
curfew

Alavanyo, Nkonya Curfew Renewed

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The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfew hours imposed on Alavanyo and Nkonya Townships from 2000 hours to 0530 hours effective Sunday,...
Planting for Food and Jobs

AGRA Hails Government Planting for Food Policy

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The Alliance for Green Revolution Alliance (AGRA), has supported government initiative dubbed: “Planting for Food and Jobs,” saying the programme will create jobs opportunities...
David Asante Apeatu

IGP Rules Out The Use of Brute Force in Policing

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Mr David Asante-Apeatu, the Inspector-General of Police, has said the exercise of brute force, use of repressive and suppressive policing styles in the country...
Photo taken on July 16, 2015 shows 1,000 Cedi notes and a Huawei Mobile phone P7 worthy of 1,000 Cedi in Accra, Ghana, July 16, 2015. Sub-Sahara African currencies have in recent months come under significant pressure. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

GNUTS ask members to settle their last school fees

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The Ghana National Union of Technical Students (GNUTS) has directed technical universities/polytechnics students still pursuing their programmes of study to pay the last academic...
President Akufo-Addo Promise

I will work hard to fulfill my pledges to Ghanaians – President Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Wednesday restated his vowed commitment to fulfill the pledges he made to Ghanaians before assuming the reins of...
Court

Unemployed Man on Remand for Stealing

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An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday remanded one Richard Osei, unemployed for robbing one Kwadwo Fosu of his motorbike. Richard pleaded not guilty to...
Economics GATCI STEPRI1

GATCI Unveils Its Made in Ghana Boxer Shorts

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The Garment and Textiles Cluster Initiatives (GATCI), a group of professional tailors and dressmakers, have launched their flagship product – Made In Ghana boxer...
trafficking

Nigerian hairdresser on remand over human trafficking

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A 23-year old Nigerian hairdresser, Happiness Obi, was on Wednesday remanded by an Accra Circuit Court for trafficking two minors. The victims, 16 and...
Defilement

Driver to serve 12 years behind bars for defilement

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An Agona Swedru Circuit Court has sentenced a 33 year old Taxi driver to 12 years imprisonment in hard labour for defiling a 12-year...
President Akufo-Addo with the Standing Committee of the House of Chiefs

Dzamesi urge chiefs to respect the sanctity of their offices

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Mr Kofi Dzamesi, the Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, has called on chiefs to maintain the sanctity of the chieftaincy institution as it...
economic abuse

Africa Busies Itself with Fighting Economic Wars – Prof Yankah

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Professor Kwesi Yankah, the Minister of State for Tertiary Education, has decried the relegation of African arts and culture to the background by governments...
enterprise

Enterprise Group Realizes 31% Profit

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The Enterprise Group Limited recorded a net profit of GHC68 million in 2016 as against GHC51.5 million in 2015, representing an increase of 31.9...

Ghana Pray Group/PTIPTO Offers prayers for Ghana

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The quarterly intercessory prayer conference by the Ghana Pray Group – Pray Them In, Pray Them On (GPG/PTIPTO), has been held in Accra, with...
EPA

EPA to close down Adaklu’s greenhouse quarry

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to close down Greenhouse International Development Ghana Limited, a Chinese company operating a quarry at Adaklu-Abuadi in the...

VC appeals for assistance for laboratory

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Professor Kwadwo Appiah -Adinkra, the Vice Chancellor of the Sunyani Technical University, has appealed to government and private organisations to provide the university with...
tax

Complaints Desk Established to Address High Tax Concerns – Minister

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Mr Kwaku Agyemang Manu, the Minister of Health, has said a complaints desk has been established at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning...
USAID

USAID, Ghana Joins Forces to Raise Public Access to Power

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The United States Agency International Development (USAID) on Tuesday, joined efforts with the Ministry of Energy to chart plans and measures to increase public...
Ghana Cocoa Board

Ghanaians advised to take in more cocoa

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Ghanaians have been advised to consume more cocoa for a healthier life since it has immense health benefits. Ms. Jane A Yeboah, a Deputy Public...
Bank of Ghana

Veep Swears in BoG Board

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday inaugurated the Board of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), with a call on the panel to work...
Professor Stephen Adei

Ghana Needs a Strong Stance to Fighting Corruption-Prof. Adei

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Professor Stephen Adei, a former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Public Administration (GIMPA), says the fierce battle against illegal mining, is the kind...
Awards

Ayawaso East Constituents Honours MP

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Alhaji Mahama Naser Toure, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayawaso East, has been awarded by his constituents at Nima in the Greater Accra Region. The...