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Fire Service undertakes safety audit at GNA

Accra, Feb 29, GNA – A team of Inspection Task Force from the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) on Monday visited the premises of the Ghana News Agency (GNA) to assess the level of preparedness in the event of any unforeseen fire outbreaks. The team which was led by Mr Charles Annobil, the Coordinator of the Inspection and a Station …

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TEWU Executive happy for Brong Ahafo

Sunyani, Feb. 29, GNA – Mr Matthew Abeaba Abereniya, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Industrial Relations Officer of the Teachers Education Workers Union (TEWU) has commended the Government for including the Sunyani Polytechnic on the list of polytechnics to be converted into public universities. He has, therefore, called for action to be expedited on the passage of the Technical University Bill to …

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Samsung launches 4G Galaxy A smartphones in Ghana

Accra, Feb. 29, GNA – Samsung Electronics West Africa (SEWA) has launched its 2016 Galaxy A Series smart phones in Accra to give Ghanaians variety and satisfy their digital needs. The 2016 Galaxy ‘A’ Series consisting of the Galaxy A3, A5, and A7 which are carved from a fusion of metal and glass are upgraded versions of the 2015 counterparts. …

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One word can set Ghana ablaze – Communication Expert

Ho, Feb. 29, GNA – The Communication for Development and Advocacy Consult (CDA Consult) has called on Journalists to avoid the usage of words that have the potential of setting the country on the path of conflict during this electoral period. “Ghana is at an electoral cross road as scores of the public claiming to be overnight electoral experts are …

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Ga West MCE inspects projects

Amasaman (GAR) Feb. 29, GNA – Mr. Sam Atukwai Quaye, the Municipal Chief Executive for Ga West, has inspected completed and ongoing projects being undertaken by the Assembly in the Municipality. The projects include a multi modern complex hospital building with facilities like Out-Patient Department (OPD), Dispensary, Dental and Maternity Wards, Children’s Ward and a Healthcare Unit, to serve the …

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Klottey Korle NPP votes in primary re-run today

Some 800 delegates of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Klottey Korle Constituency of the Greater Accra Region, will vote in a Parliamentary primary re-run today [Saturday], to elect a parliamentary nominee to represent the party in the November polls. The two aspirants, Nii Noi Nortey and Philip Addison, have both spoken convincingly about wining the race. The …

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Nurse on the run; Wanted for allegedly having sex with patients

The police in the Northern Region are hard on the heels of a nurse at the Salaga Government Hospital for allegedly having sex with some girls who reported for medical attention and some pregnant women who attended the facility to be delivered of their babies. The suspect, Evans Okyere, also known as Mubarak, believed to be in his 20s, is …

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Two alleged attackers of miners arrested

The Kasoa Police have arrested two suspected armed robbers who attacked small-scale miners at Adaase in the Asankragua District in the Western Region. The two, Ali Amidu, 27, and Karim Azuma, 25, were said to be among a gang of five robbers who attacked the miners in January this year. Two of their accomplices, identified only as Lukeman and Tahiru …

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Ghana prepares to pay fully for vaccines

Ghana is exploring the possibility of funding the procurement of vaccines for its Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) from the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Currently, the country is supported to procure its vaccines by Gavi — The Vaccine Alliance and spends about $33 million on vaccines a year. According to the Health Minister, Mr Alex Segbefia, Ghana co-finances vaccine …

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Media urged to help correct negative perceptions about GAF

Accra, Feb. 26, GNA – Brigadier General Sampson Kudjo Adeti, Chief of Army Staff at the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), has called on the media to help correct the negative perceptions that people have about the GAF. “We are there to help the vulnerable in society, we stand up for the vulnerable and less privileged in society,” he said when …

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