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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan is dead

Former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan is reported dead. He is said to have died in Switzerland, Saturday morning after a short illness. “It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after …

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Thirty-five factories ready in Central Region under 1D1F

Thirty-five companies have successfully gone through documentation processes to establish viable factories under the “One District, One Factory’ (1D1F) policy in the Central Region. The factories are expected to engage in commercial processing and production of salt, bricks and tiles, plywood tiles, starch, oil palm, bamboo, tomatoes paste and cassava processing into industrial ethanol among others. Mr Charles Nkrumah, an …

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CNREM renews call for adoption of PNDC Law 84 in oil exploration

The Centre For Natural Resources and Environmental Management, CNREM, has reiterated its call for the rejection of the current Production Sharing Agreement, PSA, and adopt the PNDC Law 84 which is the world’s current adopted standard which ensures an equitable and fair fiscal regime for all stakeholders in the industry. In a statement issued on Monday, CNREM, noted that if …

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‘Etwe Nim Nyansa’, others want to install me as Nkosuohene – Abirem MP

The Member of Parliament for Abirem Constituency in the Eastern Region, John Osei Frimpong has revealed chiefs and residents of now popular ‘3tw3 Nim Nyansa’, ‘Kote Ye aboah’ and ‘Hwewa Y3 Mmobo’ communities are seriously lobbying to install him as Nkosuohene to wit development Chief in the area. According to Mr. John Osei Frimpong, the Chiefs of the various communities …

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Adolescent children need your friendship – Experts advise

The cordiality of the relationship parents have with children goes a long way to affect their development as adolescents. Such relationship determine if the children would confide in the parents on the decisions they make or whether they would rely on their friends for such advice or decisions. According to some experts, the gap between parents and children in Ghana …

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Uber enables mobile money payment for driver-partners

Ride-hailing platform Uber, has announced that it has enabled mobile money payment for partner drivers. This new feature is done in partnership with DPO Group and MTN Mobile Money. It will innovate and enhance access to a localized, simple payment method for Uber driver-partners to pay the Uber service fee. “While we are not removing the cash option for drivers, …

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Government called upon to employ AEAs

Mr Francis Essuman, the Northern Regional Coordinator of the USAID Advance project has called on the government to employ more Agriculture Extension Agents (AEAs) to support the small farmers to improve on agriculture. He said currently, AEAs from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) was inadequate, which was affecting the smallholder farmers who produced close to 80 per cent …

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We cannot allow Free SHS to fail – Steve Manteaw

The chairman of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), Dr. Emmanuel Steve Manteaw has said that Ghana cannot afford to fail the implementation of the Free Senior High School policy. This he said is because, Ghana’s economic indicators at the time of the implementation of the policy in September 2017 are far better than Uganda, the first African country …

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wenty communities in the Western Region to connect to the national grid – Prestea MP

Twenty communities in the Prestea Huni-Valley Constituency of the Western Region are to be connected to the national electricity grid this year, Prestea MP, Lawyer Barbara Oteng-Gyasi has said. Lawyer Barbara Gyasi made the above utterance during her familiarisation tour to some communities to identify problems confronting the people as well as initiate strategies to solve them by bringing local …

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Kweku Adoboli to be deported from UK

Kweku Adoboli, the former UBS trader who was sentenced to seven years in prison after running up the largest unauthorised trading loss in UK history, is on the verge of being deported to Ghana. The 38-year-old, who caused a $2.3bn trading loss by vastly exceeding his risk limits, has lived in the UK since he was 12 but is a …

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