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Mystery’ Asutuare tilapia deaths not caused by poison – Lab results reveal

Toxicology tests performed on the large quantities of tilapia fish which died on a Chinese farm at Asutuare in the Greater Accra Region last month have proved negative of poisonous substances. Results from UK and France laboratories released by the government Monday “indicated negative for any poisonous materials” in the ponds in which the fish were killed. A third result …

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Government approves policies against child abuse – Samira Bawumia

Hajia Samira Bawumia, the Second Lady, Monday said, the Government has approved Child and Family Welfare and Justice for Children Policy; the Justice for Children Policy and National Gender Policy, along with its operational plans to make life better for children. She said the Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies had also been facilitated by the National Development Planning Commission to …

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ECG invests more than GHC14 million in Accra West

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has spent more than 14 million Ghana cedis (a total of GH¢ 14,272,134.32) on improving its System and expansion projects in the Accra West Region, between January and October this year. The amount represents the cost of constructing 250 new projects to extend supply to unserved communities and improving the network serving some existing …

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We oppose ADB/NIB merger – ADB Staff Unions

The Professional and Managerial Staff Union (PMSU) of the Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) said it opposes the proposed merger of the Bank with the National Investment Bank (NIB). The PMSU said the ADB was strong and had the muscle and all the human resource capital it required to stand alone and to run the Bank to make profit and ensure …

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World Bank approves US$40 million to support tourism industry

The World Bank has approved a facility of US$ 40 million to support the Government’s continuous effort to develop the Creative Art, Leisure and Tourism industry. The Facility, the first of its kind to be extended by the Bretton Wood institution to Ghana, has been structured to enable the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, with the relevant Ministries and …

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Be responsible and obey road traffic regulations – Mayor Sowah to road users

The Mayor of Accra, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, has admonished all road users to be responsible and obey road traffic regulations in order to prevent road traffic fatalities and injuries in the city. According to him, road safety is a shared responsibility and everybody has a part to play to ensure zero fatalities and injuries. Mayor Sowah said this on Sunday …

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GH¢297,585 missing at KKMA; Audit Service demands heads of 3 officials

As government seeks to build a “Ghana Beyond Aid”, a quantum sum of GH¢297,585.36 cash is missing at the Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Assembly (KKMA). The Audit Service has recommended that three top officials of the Assembly cough out the money. The three Assembly officials indicted by the Audit Service are Solomon Tetteh Appiah, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Michael Owusu-Amoako, the …

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Heads to roll at GRA over leakages

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has reiterated government’s resolve to effect important changes to both the management and personnel of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). According to him, “Such interventions will seek to improve the quality of the leadership of GRA and boost the performance, responsiveness and work ethics of the entire GRA workforce.” He stressed that the rigorous performance management …

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‘I believe Nigeria would raise issues with closure of Nigerian business in Ghana’ – Anlo MP

Ahead of Nigeria and Ghana presenting their country report at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament underway in Abuja, a representative of Ghana in the community Clement Kofi Humado believes Nigeria would raise the issue closure of Nigerian businesses in Ghana. According to the Anlo Member of Parliament (MP) Ghana is in position to explain its side …

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LIVE UPDATES: Voting done; sorting, counting underway at NDC’s National Delegates Congress

It’s been more than 12 hours since voting commenced at the 9th National Delegates Congress of the NDC but there’s no clear end in sight as delegates, observers and journalists resort to the discomfort of tables and chairs as resting grounds. Voting has been at a snail’s pace with three more regions yet to vote as at 5am on Sunday, …

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