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‘Ghana needs to implement healthcare policies effectively’ – Badu Akosa

Professor Agyeman Badu Akosa, a former Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said Ghana needs to implement healthcare policies effectively to improve the lives of people. He said Ghana has workable healthcare policies but statistics available has proved the implementation has been unsuccessful. “Ghana has a lot of very good policies but unfortunately we are not able to …

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Akufo-Addo cautions soldiers against Ponzi schemes

PRESIDENT NANA Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has made a passionate plea to members of the Ghana Armed Forces to be mindful of their investment choices describing as unrealistic investment offers that promise high returns. The President made the appeal when he addressed Service Chiefs, Officers and Staff of the Ghana Armed Forces at the Burma Hall at the Burma Camp on …

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How government plans to repay deposits of Menzgold customers

The clients of Menzgold Ghana Limited have been handed a lifeline in their quest to recoup their deposits from the troubled gold dealership firm. The Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta during an interaction with officers of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) at the Burma Camp in Accra on Friday, February 22, assured the officers that the assets of Menzgold …

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Be wary of ‘abnormal’ interest rates – GRA boss

The Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has urged the public to be wary of investment plans, which promise more than three per cent monthly returns because they are abnormal. Emmanuel Kofi Nti said as a former Bank Examiner and with his background in the financial sector, there was no investment that could genuinely offer an investor more than …

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Takoradi hosts 2019 Western Region Inter-District Independence day quiz competition on March 2

Eleven (11) Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) of the Western Region are expected to participate in the 2019 Edition of the Western Region Independence Day Inter-District JHS Quiz Competition slated for Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the Skyy Power Fm’s Odum Auditorium, Takoradi. This year’s competition, which would be the fourth in series, according to the Executive Chairman of …

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Naming of capitals of new regions: Former NALAG President lauds Akufo-Addo

Former president of National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG), Alhaji Mohammed Kwaku Doku has lauded President Akufo-Addo for settling on Goaso, the capital of the Asunafo North municipality as the capital for newly created Ahafo Region. “The President did no mistake to name Goaso as the regional capital”, Alhaji Mohammad Kwaku Doku exclusively told MyNewsGh.com reporter in Goase, …

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Mosquito ‘bites’ Osafo Maafo over his comments on vigilantism

The general secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has taken the senior minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo, to the cleaners for his recent comments on vigilantism. Mynewsgh.com reports that he said Maafo’s comments prove that his “mind has gone back.” In an interview with Nhyira FM, he further noted, “I have been in parliament with the senior …

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Ghana Armed Forces partners Roads ministry to construct 5,000 steel bridges nationwide

The Minister of Roads, Kwasi Amoako-Attah, has solicited the collaboration of the 48 Engineers Regiment of the Ghana Armed Forces towards the construction of 5,000 steel bridges to facilitate economic activities nationwide. The ministry would soon enter into an agreement with the Defence Ministry to enable members of the Regiment to support the rehabilitation of about 150 steel bridge components …

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Gamboy defeats Russia’s Vyacheslav Gusev to win IBF title

Ghanaian boxer, Emmanuel ‘Gameboy’ Tagoe beat Russian, Vyacheslav Gusev on Saturday night to clinch the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Global and International Boxing Federation (IBF) International lightweight titles. ‘Game Boy’ as Tagoe is known was declared the winner of the fight after 12 rounds of fight by a unanimous decision. The fight which was originally billed for January 26 at …

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Alabi drinks beer to console himself after a huge defeat

Defeated flagbearer aspirant of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Prof Joshua Alabi has revealed he consumed some bottles of beer Saturday night to console himself after it emerged he was not winning. According to him, the figures showed he was trailing and as a result, conceded defeat and also called …

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