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Go back to work – Nana begs lecturers

President Akufo-Addo has appealed to the conscience of lecturers at the University of Education Winneba (UEW) to go back to the classroom and resume full teaching. He believes their continuous absence from the classroom is affecting productivity with a dire consequence on the country’s education sector. Addressing the second session of the 21st congregation ceremony of University over the weekend, …

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Owusu Bempah fights Otabil

Leader and founder of Glorious Word Power Ministry International (GWPMI), Reverend Owusu Bempah, has sent a strong warning to the General Overseer of International Central Gospel Church (ICGC), Pastor Mensa Otabil, for calling Christians who follow some prophets foolish. Rev. Owusu Bempeh accused the ICGC leader of describing Christians who give huge sums of money as offering to prophets just …

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Tackle human trafficking at source – Samira Bawumia tells global activists

The wife of Ghana’s Vice-President, Samira Bawumia, has called on activists across the world who are fighting to end human trafficking to put emphasis on the sources of human trafficking, rather than the destination of trafficked persons. Addressing participants drawn from civil society, law enforcement, and government agencies at the International Women Trafficking Conference in India, Mrs. Bawumia proposed an …

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Agric Minister denies blowing GHC20 million on wrong armyworms chemicals

The Food and Agriculture Minister has denied reports in the media that the Ministry had blown a whopping ¢20 million on chemicals in dealing with the recent Fall armyworms invasion. In a rejoinder signed by the Secretary to the Minister, Isaah Alhassan said, “the story, which is sourced to the NDC MP for Bongo, Edward Bawa, is not only misleading …

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Ensure environmental cleanliness to help prevent malaria – NAP

President of the Network of Associations of Persons Living with HIV(NAP+), Emmanuel Beluzebr Suurkure has called on Persons Living with HIV and AIDS to ensure a clean environment and help prevent the spread of malaria. He said negative attitudes towards the environment contributed to the breeding of mosquitoes leading to malaria. ‘Having malaria as an HIV person is like a …

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KMA lauds citizen action against sanitation law breakers

City authorities in Kumasi are lauding efforts by residents to confront sanitation challenges in the metropolis. Two people were arrested by residents of Dichemso for dumping waste at unauthorized place days after a massive clean-up. One of them is on remand while police are processing the other for court. Enforcement of sanitation laws is key in the agenda to restore …

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Re-structure the Northern Region – House of Chiefs

The Yagbonwura Tuntumba Bore Essa I, President of the Northern Region House of Chiefs, has called for the re-structuring of the Northern Region into manageable units to ensure effective administration. He said some of the challenges facing the region were attributable to its large size, coupled with the lack of infrastructure, which posed daunting administrative difficulties. Yagbonwura Tuntumba Bore Essa …

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NDC needs a better candidate for 2020 polls not Mahama – Dela Coffie

A staunch supporter of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Dela Coffie has cautioned leaders and members of the party to reject former President John Dramani Mahama as flagbearer of the party in the 2020 General Elections. To Dela Coffie, bringing the former President back as presidential candidate in the 2020 elections will jeopardize the party’s chances of regaining power because …

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Northern Region floods: Eastern Corridor cutoff

The famous Eastern corridor stretch linking the north to the southern part of Ghana has been cutoff as a result of the heavy rains in the northern region. On Tuesday, July 25, 2017 a severe downpour hit many parts of the region, destroying millions of properties, livestock, farmlands as well as human lives. About five districts in the region have …

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Stop extorting money through extra classes – Teachers warned

Mr. James Korsah Brown, a Corporate Banker has charged teachers in the country to discharge their duties professionally in accordance with the syllabi of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in order to prepare their students for future endeavors rather than exploit money from the poor ones in the name of extra classes. He observed that extra classes are stress pupils …

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