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University of Ghana Medical Centre to be fully operational by close of year – Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has revealed that the controversial University of Ghana Medical Centre will be fully operational by close of the year. The ruling New Patriotic Party(NPP) delayed its opening over a year after it took over power from the Mahama led administration which caused a public backlash. But after several months of controversy, the health …

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Cement your relations in peace – Nana Addo to Oti, Volta regions

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the rest of Ghanaians expect that the relations between the Chiefs and people of the Volta and Oti Regions will be characterized by mutual sentiments of magnanimity and goodwill. “For decades and centuries, you have lived together in peaceful co-existence, and it is my fervent wish that you cement those relations of amity and …

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Establish counselling departments in schools – GNACC

The Ghana National Association of Certificated Counsellors (GNACC) has called on proprietors and heads of private schools in the Greater Accra Region to establish counselling departments to ensure quality education in their schools. The GNACC said counselling departments in the basic school system will help to achieve high productivity adding that the ripple effects of inadequate counselling has resulted in …

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Ghana’s oil production to go up to 500,000 barrels – Minister

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance has said the overall crude oil production from Ghana is expected to more than double over the next four years. “Overall, crude oil production is expected to increase from 196,089 barrels per day in 2019 to 420,020 barrels per day in 2023,” he said, adding that, the first oil from the Aker fields …

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GAT confident of successful bond listing

Management of the Ghana Amalgamated Trust (GAT), says it is confident of a successful bond issue which should afford it the resources to run its programmes without any hitches. Managing Director of the Trust, Mr Eric Otoo, told this paper “we are confident that GAT will close the bond listing successfully and generate the total target for its programmes.” GAT …

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Manasseh Azure apologizes to IGP for labeling him a ‘castrated pig’

Prolific writer and one-time GJA Journalist of the Year, Manasseh Azure Awuni, has rendered an apology to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), David Asante-Apeatu for comparing him to a “castrated pig” in a recent article. The astute journalist, in a recent article, assessed the performance of the IGP since assuming office under the leadership of President Akufo-Addo. Under the …

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One dead, security details injured in Bawumia’s convoy accident

One person has been confirmed dead after the convoy of the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia was involved in accident at Asemasa near Beposo on Saturday 16th February 2019. MyNewsGh.com gathered that the deceased person is an urvan driver who was also involved in the accident which occurred at about 6:30 pm on the Takoradi – Cape Coast highway as …

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Nigeria Elections: Trouble brewing; Electoral Commissioner will be ‘killed’ – Prophet Badu Kobi

Founder and leader of the Glorious Wave Church International, Prophet Emmanuel Badu Kobi has predicted doom for Nigeria ahead of their general elections. Nigeria were to hold their Presidential elections on Saturday, February 16, 2019, to elect a new President for the country but was postponed, the Presidential Election which was originally scheduled to come off on, February 16, 2018 …

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National Security operatives gather intelligence, they don’t take action – Nunoo-Mensah

A former Chief of Defense Staff, Brigadier General Joseph Nunoo-Mensah says operatives of the National Security have no business moving in or taking action into dealing with violence or crime situations. Brigadier Nunoo-Mensah’s comments come on the back of fallout from the Emile Short Commission of Inquiry investigating the incident of violence which occurred during the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election …

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Nigeria election 2019: Poll halted in last-minute drama

Nigeria has delayed its presidential and parliamentary elections for a week, in a dramatic night-time move. The Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) made the announcement just five hours before the polls were due to open on Saturday. “Proceeding with the election as scheduled is no longer feasible,” commission chairman Mahmood Yakubu said, citing logistical issues. He said the difficult decision …

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