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Gov’t wages war on increasing use of shisha

The Ministry of Health is raising awareness on the dangers of shisha an emerging tobacco product patronized in some public entertainment joints across the country. The ministry’s focal person on tobacco control, Dr. Kyei Faried warns that one puff of the vaporized product is equivalent to smoking one whole stick of cigarette. Shisha,a new craze for the youth, is a …

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Korle Lagoon dredging 30% complete – Zoomlion

Only 30 per cent of work has been done dredging the Odaw drain and Korle Lagoon, one year after the twin fire and flood disaster claimed over 150 lives. It would take at least two years to complete the dredging, Communications Manager for Zoomlion, Robert Coleman told Joy News Editor Dzifa Bampoh. Mr Coleman was speaking on behalf of Dredge …

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Osu Home JHS pupil wins MoneyGram award

Accra, May 31, GNA – Miss Hillary Yayra Ackah, a pupil of the Osu Home Junior High School, has been adjudged winner of the grand price of the 2015 MoneyGram ‘Awaa waa Back to School Essay Competition’. Miss Ackah took home a cash prize of GH¢ 3,500.00 and MoneyGram school souvenirs whilst the Osu Home JHS was presented with a …

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