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MP for Ledzokuku supports constituents

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) MP for the Ledzokuku Constituency, Dr Bernard Okoe Boye, has presented an APSONIC tricycle to the Teshie United Muslims Association (TUMA) and a KIA taxi to the Teshie Taxi Rank Union as part of his Okoe Boye Skills Support Programme. At a short ceremony last Saturday at the Lascala Teshie Market, the MP also presented …

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CRIA urges African countries to pursue development integration

The Centre for Regional Integration in Africa (CRIA) has urged African countries to shift from the traditional approach to integration, which does not appear to fit with the African situation, to development integration agenda. Prof S.K.B. Asante, the Executive Director, CRIA said development integration encompassed cooperation among countries in a broader range of areas than just trade and trade facilitation …

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West African nations adopt a single currency; Eco

ECOWAS, the economic community for West African nations have adopted a single currency named eco, which it plans to launch by 2020. Eco was adopted on Saturday in Abuja in a meeting of the 15 member countries organization. Discussed for thirty years, this single currency between the 15 countries that make up the ECOWAS – eight of which use the …

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GTA closes down 31 hospitality facilities in Eastern Region

The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has closed down 31 facilities in the Eastern Region including hotels, guest houses, hostels, restaurants, bars and motels, for not having operational licenses from the GTA, under a special enforcement exercise nationwide. The GTA is authorized and entrusted to register and license every tourism business and hospitality facility in Ghana, in accordance with the tourism …

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Tema Port expansion opens for shipping business

The first phase of the Terminal Three project of Tema Port has been formally opened for shipping business. This follows successful tests and simulation exercises of the project by the Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS). At a short ceremony in Tema on June 28, this year, the construction team handed over a symbolic key to the project transition team who …

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Osu Castle to be converted into museum of leadership and governance – Minister

Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture says the Osu Castle would soon be converted into a museum of leadership and governance. She said the castle would soon receive much attention as significant partners were coming on board to elevate the place and make it more attractive to both local and international tourists. She said this, would also …

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Operation Vanguard arrests 85 suspected illegal miners in the Eastern Region

Operation Vanguard Personnel in the Eastern Region in an operation conducted between 3:00 am and 6:00 am on Saturday has resulted in the arrest of 85 suspected illegal miners. This was contained in a statement issued to the Ghana News Agency by Captain Andy Sowatey, Public Relations Officer of Operation Vanguard. The statement said, the galamseyers, who were operating within …

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Ras Mubarak ‘fights’ Ayorkor Botchway for cutting Ghana flag in China

The Member of Parliament for Kumbungu, Ras Mubarak has raised legal concerns over the Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway’s supervision of the cutting of the Ghana flag in China. The minister was sighted in a phone video with other officials of the Ministry and a Chinese, cutting a flag during a ceremony to officially open Ghana’s new consul in …

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Judgement debt saga: Law lecturer wants Woyome, Amidu ‘celebrated’

Law professor, Peter Atupaare, wants under-pressure businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome, to be acknowledged for his role in strengthening the country’s laws. He noted that Mr Woyome’s resilience and determination to ensure the state did not trample on his rights in a case in which he was accused of unjustifiably taking ¢51.2 million from the state. The senior lecturer at the …

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