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Chief Justice dares Ramadan on ‘NHIS voters’ list

Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood has challenged the People’s National Convention’s (PNC) Abu Ramadan to furnish the Electoral Commission with names of people who registered with NHIS cards ahead of the 2012 elections, since they claim the EC’s figure of 56,000 is spurious. According to the Chief Justice, the process of providing a credible register for the elections is a …

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Desist from duping NHIA – Chamber of Pharmacy

The newly inaugurated Chamber of Pharmacy Ghana, has cautioned its members against attempts to defraud the National Health Insurance Authority ( NHIA). The Chairman of the Chamber, Harrison Kofi Abutiate, asked members of the chamber to rather collaborate with the Authority to eradicate or reduce health insurance related  fraud in the country. Several official reports have over the years cited some health …

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Ghana not ready to overcome HIV stigmatisation – Joyce Dzidzor

A former HIV/AIDS Ambassador, Joyce Dzidzor Mensah, believes the Ghanaian society has not made much progress  with respect to overcoming the stigmatization of persons living with HIV/AIDS. “We haven’t yet arrived at a place where people living with HIV will be accepted wholeheartedly,” she said on The Traffic Avenue as a person living with HIV for the past few years. In her …

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Asante Professionals Club (APC) donates to KATH

Asante Professionals Club (APC) has made a cash donation of 10,000 cedis to the Directorate of Child Health, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. The donation is in fulfilment of the club’s pursuit of charity projects aimed at supporting the marginalized and vulnerable groups in society. This donation will support the acquisition of electrolyte mineral mix, baby weighing scale, digital bathroom scale, …

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You’ve My Blessing – Otumfuo To Mahama

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has assured President John Mahama of his full blessing, as long as he remains the country’s leader, for accelerated development. The Asantehene, who was speaking during a courtesy call on him by the President and his entourage as part of his ‘Accounting to the People Tour’ of the Ashanti region also said he will …

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Don’t hesitate to point out our flaws – Mahama tells Clergy

President John Mahama has called on the Clergy not to hesitate to call his government to order if it does anything wrong. He has also appealed for more intercessory prayers to hold the nation together to sustain the peace and democratic governance. President Mahama, who was addressing Clergymen and Women at a Breakfast meeting in Kumasi as part of his …

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Kennedy Agyapong makes careless statements – Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama has charged the clergy to be bold enough to call firebrand politicians to order when they make hot headed statements on public platforms. President Mahama made the call when he met the clergy on Thursday in the Ashanti Regional capital Kumasi on his ‘accounting to the people tour’. The President made specific reference to the recent …

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Apologise to EC boss – Catholic Bishops to Agyapong

The Catholic Bishops Conference (GCBC) has called on New Patriotic Party Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, to apologise to the Chair of the Electoral Commission, Mrs Charlotte Osei, for suggesting she offered sex for her position. Mr Agyapong on Saturday June 25, during the campaign launch for Asokwa MP Patricia Appeagyei in Kumasi, said Mrs Osei – …

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MMT declares war on ‘alcohol drivers’

The Deputy Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Mr Samson Ahi, has called on Muslims in the country to use this month of fasting (Ramadan) to ask for God’s favour for Ghana. Mr Ahi, who is also the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sefwi-Bodi, said the country’s impending elections require the collective prayers of all Ghanaians to make it …

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MMT declares war on ‘alcohol drivers’

Management of Metro Mass Transport Limited (MMTL) has warned local drivers to avoid drunk-driving in order to prevent needless road traffic crashes in the country. The state transport company has consequently vowed that any driver or conductor of the MMT found to have engaged in drink or dangerous driving would not be spared so that it will serves as a …

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