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UW districts receive 11 pick-ups to support agric production

The Upper West Region office of the Ministry of Food and Agriculture has taken delivery of 11 new four-wheel drive pick-up vehicles for each of the district offices as logistical support for the Modernising Agriculture in Ghana (MAG) programme. The pick-ups are to ensure the district offices could access farms in even remote areas so they could deliver relevant services …

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Government addressing challenges in doing business – Yofi Grant

The high cost of doing business in Ghana is emerging as a major concern for the current government. The country in the latest World Bank Ease of Doing Business Ranking, dropped twelve points from the 108th position in 2016 to the 120th position in 2017. Some media reports currently suggest that a number of businesses are looking at moving to …

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iMEM foundation launched to ‘transform and sustain Ghana’s fortunes’

iMEM, a Foundation established to support and advocate for leadership which will transform and sustain the fortunes of Ghana has been launched at the ceremony held at Majorie Y hotel in Tema. The Foundation will centre its efforts in leading advocacy in the areas of natural resources governance, combating corruption and creating awareness about our African-ness. There will also be …

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Implications of a double-track school calendar on SHS

Policies have implications, these implications are either positive or negative, however, at any point in time, it is expected that the advantages of adopting a policy far outweigh the disadvantages. That is the only way that the majority of the people in the society will benefit fully from the policy. Educational policies also follow the same trend, nevertheless, the negatives …

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I admit I was the first person at JB’s murder scene – Kennedy Agyepong

Controversial Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyepong has said that he was the first person to be at the scene of the murder of the late Abuakwa North MP J.B Danquah, MyNewsGH.com can report.’ According to him,he was at the murder scene because a police officer at the scene called him on phone to inform him about the …

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Government adopts Sandwich System for Free SHS

The government has adopted the double-track (semester/sandwich) system to increase enrollment under its flagship programme, the Free Senior High School. This was revealed by Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education at a sensitization programme organized for Metro/Municipal/District Directors of Education, Heads of Senior High School and Public Relation Officers of the Education Sector on the theme ‘No qualified …

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Government to construct 50 warehouses in 2018 – Akufo-Addo

The government will construct fifty warehouses across the country to address the waste of farm produce and curb food insecurity in the country. The Upper East Region will get five out of the 50 warehouses. Nana Akufo-Addo disclosed this when he addressed a durbar at Sandema after inspecting works on the Chuchuliga-Sandema-Wiaga road. “We are constructing 50 warehouses across the …

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Bawumia urges Vodafone to give customers unmatched experience

Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President has urged Vodafone to give its customers unmatched experiences in the telecommunication industry. He noted that the telecommunication industry contributed to development of the educational and health sectors and also created databank for financial and national inclusion, adding that Vodafone was not an exception. “We will also do everything in our power to make spectrum …

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NDC did not have intellectuals to run UGMC – Dr Boako jabs Adongo

Government has questioned the intellectual ability of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to have managed the University of Ghana Medical Centre if they had remained in power. The Economic Advisor to the Vice President, Dr Gideon Boako took a swipe at the Member of Parliament Bolgatanga Central, Isaac Adongo for alleging that the operationalization of the University of …

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Police assault on woman: No police should step out without name tags, numbers – Okoe Boye

There’s increasing indiscipline in the Police Service because the element of strong monitoring and supervision is lacking, giving room for officials to act with impunity without recourse to the law, Member of Parliament for Ledzokuku constituency, Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye has observed. Speaking on Citi TV’s weekend analysis show; ‘The Big Issue’, Dr. Okoe Boye who was speaking on the …

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