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Concentrate on Airbus scandal and leave A-G alone – NPP MP fires Amidu

Collins Owusu Amankwah, Member of Parliament (MP) for Manhyia North Constituency has advised Special Prosecutor, Martin Amidu to stop poking his nose into affairs of the Auditor-General, Daniel Yaw Domelovo. Martin Amidu has asked politicians to stop intimidating the Auditor-General, Daniel Domelevo over his audit reports and allow him to do his work. “Ghanaians have given you a job, concentrate …

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Planting for Food and Jobs has cushioned food basket – IEA

Dr John K. Kwakye, the Director of Research at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) on Tuesday commended government for introducing the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) intervention, which has cushioned Ghana’s food basket over a period of time. He said the PFJ interventions have improved the system, making the country a net exporter of foodstuffs with food prices …

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Kumasi Compost and Recycling Plant to create 500 more jobs

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Local Government and Rural Development on Monday visited the newly constructed Kumasi Compost and Recycling Plant (KCARP) at Bosomtwe in the Ashanti Region. The Kumasi Compost and Recycling Plant (KCARP) is part of Jospong Group of Companies’ Integrated Recycling and Compost Plant (IRECOP) initiative to receive, sort, process and recycle solid and liquid waste in …

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J.B. Danquah believed in the relevance of multilingual education – Prof Wosornu

Professor Lade Wosornu, a renowned Ghanaian Surgeon, has described the late J. B. Danquah as a statesman who believed that multilingual education benefits the cognitive and social linguistic skills of an individual. He said J. B. Danquah was of the view that multilingual education, helps English-language learning students to avoid losing their oral language skills in the home language and …

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MoI begins sensitisation on RTI for management and staff of MDAs

The Ministry of Information (MoI), as part of the implementation of the Right to Information (RTI) Act (ACT 989), has begun sensitisation exercises on the Act for the management and staff of the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). The aim of these exercises, which began on Monday and is expected to continue for the next 16 days, is to …

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Central University begins construction of teaching hospital

Central University (CU) has cut the sod for a teaching hospital project as part of efforts to internalize practical training on the university’s campus. The project, valued at five million Ghana Cedis, will also offer quality healthcare to the residents of the Ningo-Prampram District and its environs. In a speech before the groundbreaking and tree planting exercise on Monday at …

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You’re a ‘big, fat liar’ – Aggrieved Raymond Archer attacks McDan

Aggrieved former Editor of the Enquirer newspaper, Mr. Raymond Archer has called out Group CEO of McDan Mr. Daniel McKorley (McDan) for being a “big fat liar” over McDan’s claim that no equipment got destroyed when his (Raymond Archer’s) $10-million printing press was demolished at the Trade Fair in Accra. Mr. Archer was speaking to Benjamin Akakpo on the Executive …

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Akufo-Addo lied about oil wells – NDC

The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament has disagreed with a statement by President Nana Akufo-Addo in the 2020 State of the Nation Address (SONA) that their administration did not drill new oil wells between 2013 and 2016. According to them, records from the Petroleum Commission indicated otherwise, showing that the NDC government between 2013 and end of 2016 …

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Besiktas star Kevin-Prince Boateng plays down injury fears

Ghana forward Kevin-Prince Boateng says he is in good shape despite leaving the field prematurely in Besiktas’ draw against Trabzonspor in the Turkish Supaliga on Saturday. Boateng registered his name on scoresheet in the 57th minute as the Black Eagles hold Trabzonspor to a 2-2 stalemate. The 35-year-old suffered a blow to his head and was replaced by Tyler Boyd …

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Stakeholders appeal for establishment of Shea Board Authority

Stakeholders at a Northern Development Forum have appealed to government to separate the Shea nuts from the Cocobod and establish a Shea nut Board or Authority to encourage more research work to be carried out on the development of the shea tree. They said such a move would help generate attention from the international and donor communities, as well as …

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