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Treat diabetes at its early stages – Dr Ahlijah

Dr Lenusia Ahlijah, a specialist in family medicine at Tema Polyclinic has called on Ghanaians to treat diabetes at its early stage as it could lead to serious complications. She said delays with its treatment could lead to complications such as heart diseases, stroke, kidney diseases, eye problems, dental problems, nerve damage among other related health issues. Dr Ahlijah told …

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Gov’t to ensure more tax compliance, domestic revenue in 2020

Deputy Finance and Economic Planning Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng, on Monday, underlined the Government’s determination to tighten tax compliance to generate more revenue to finance development activities. It was also going to use financial instruments with lower interest rates to retire expensive debts, while closely scrutinizing all contracts before signing them. Mr. Kwarteng, who is also the Member of Parliament (MP) …

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Do you want political parties to participate in district level elections? – NCCE boss asks

“Do you want political parties to participate in District Level Elections: Yes or No,” Ms Josephine Nkrumah, Chairperson of the National Commission for Civic Education said that’s all the December 17 Referendum is about. The NCCE Chairperson told the Ghana News Agency in an interview at Tema that the December 17 Referendum was only to determine whether political parties should …

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Referendum: Address our concerns – NDC tells government

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) is holding firm to its position that MMDCEs should be elected on a non-partisan basis. While reiterating the party’s support to change the law to get MMDCEs elected, Director of Elections of the NDC, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah stressed they do not buy into doing so along political party lines. Speaking Monday on Top Story on …

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Ghana to end rice importation in next five years – AGRA

Ghana could stop rice importation in the next five years, according to Odiasempa Antwi Obugyei II, a rice seedling producer for the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). He said with the right structures in place for continuous progress of the government’s Planting for Food and Jobs (PfFJs) programme implementation, Ghana could reach the level of food self-sufficiency …

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AFCON Qualifiers: Jordan’s solitary goal gives Ghana victory over Sao Tome

Jordan Ayew’s penalty proved to be the difference as Ghana labored to a 1-0 victory away to São Tomé in 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifier on Monday. The four-time African champions struggled to get their passing game going in the opening minutes due to the regretful nature of the pitch at the National stadium. The first real chance fell …

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Volta secessionists will be dealt with – Government

Government says members of the separatist group, Homeland Study, who declared parts of the Volta region independent of Ghana will be dealt with. According to a government statement, the security agencies are in search of the leaders of the group to make them face the consequences of their ‘illegal’ actions. “The Government of Ghana takes note of the activities of …

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Volta secessionists declared wanted, police to place them on Interpol red alert

Police are on a manhunt for the leader of a separatist group that declared independence for Western Togoland last Saturday, authoritative source at the police CID headquarters has disclosed to 3news.com. The source said “we are looking for” the over 80-year-old Charles Komi Kudzordzi who led the Homeland Study Group Foundation (HSGF) to declare ‘Western Togoland’ [Volta Region, parts of …

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Stop deceiving Ghanaians – Ato Forson to NPP government

Former Deputy Finance Minister and Member of Parliament for Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam Constituency, Cassiel Ato Forson has chastised the ruling government for ‘deceiving’ Ghanaians that it has fulfilled all its promises. Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta while presenting the 2020 budget indicated that the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has fulfilled all its major campaign promises; citing the implementation of the free senior …

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NAFAC 2019 ends with a call for culture enhancement for job creation

The eight days of colourful display of Ghana’s rich culture and heritage at the 2019 National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC) has ended in Koforidua with a call for culture and tourism enhancement to create jobs for the youth. All 16 regions of Ghana took turns to perform their various cultural dances and traditions and presented key strategies for …

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