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Sir John reveals how much is sunk into afforestation programme

Chief Executive Officer of the Forestry Commission, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie, has revealed how much is injected into the Youth in Afforestation Programme. Mr Afriyie said despite a few payment challenges of the Programme, it has been the main catalyst in reducing the country’s unemployment problems. Mr Afriyie, popularly known as Sir Jphn, was speaking on Asempa FM’s late afternoon talk …

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Emile Short Commission presents reports to President Akufo-Addo

The Emile Short Commission has presented its report of the Ayawaso West Wougon violence inquiry to President Akufo-Addo. The presentation was made by Justice Emile Short, who is the chairman of the Commission at the Jubilee house in Accra. The president expressed his appreciation to the commission for accepting to render their services to the people of Ghana and congratulated …

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Remove Musah Superior as Tamale MCE – Group orders Akufo-Addo

A pro-New Patriotic Party (NPP) youth group known as Youth for Justice and Growth in the Northern Regional capital, Tamale, is calling on the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to dismiss the Tamale Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Musah Superior from office. According to them, the MCE takes decisions without recourse to the Regional and Constituency Executives which …

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President nominates chief executives for new local government assemblies

Accra, March 13, GNA – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, has nominated chief executives for the six new Municipal and District Assemblies, inaugurated on Tuesday, February 19. This in line with Article 241 (1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20 (1) of the Local Government Act, Act 936. A statement signed by the Minister of Local Government and …

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Be disciplined, stay away from drugs – Minister to Ghanaian youth

The Member of Parliament of Weija-Gbawe constituency Tina Mensah has underscored the need for the Ghanaian youth to be discipline, honest and upright in their dealings. Addressing a congregation at the inauguration of the New Gbawe District of the Apostolic Church of Ghana Tina Mensa who is also the Deputy Minister of Health charged the youth to embrace the virtues …

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GPHA gives 10,000 Mathematics textbooks to SHSs

The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has presented 10,000 copies of Mathematics textbooks valued at GH¢400,000 to selected schools in the Southern Zone of the country. The beneficiary schools are the West Africa SHS, Ashaiman SHS, Peki SHS, Tema Technical Institute, Ogua Secondary Technical, Chemu SHS, Gomoa Sec Tech and the OLAM SHS. Other beneficiaries include Tema Technical Institute, …

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Robber cop’s judgment on March 28

An Accra Circuit Court presided over by Mr. Aboagye Tandoh has set March 28, 2019 to deliver its judgment in the case of Raymond Amegashie, a police officer and three other persons who allegedly robbed a supermarket at Nungua in Accra. This was after the prosecution closed its case. The accused persons, who also opened their defence, denied the charges …

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Church of Pentecost is the cause of Ghana’s problem – Ken Agyapong

Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has accused the Church of Pentecost of being the cause of all the problems in Ghana. According to him, the Church of Pentecost is noted for making unnecessary ‘noise’ during their prayer sections and praying in tongues makes it very annoying. He observed that the numerous small and new churches disturbing …

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AG ‘hot’ for paying GHc67m judgement debt without Cabinet’s approval

The Attorney General’s Department (AG) has come under fire for paying over Ghc 67 million to a firm – Construction Pioneers as judgement debt without Cabinet’s approval. In line with government’s attempt to sanitize judgment debts payment system, a debt exceeding GHc 10 million cannot be paid without Cabinet’s prior authorization. The Attorney General however with the regulations may authorize …

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Restore calm at UEW as soon as possible – Kwesi Yankah charges Council

Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah has urged the Governing Council for University of Education, Winneba (UEW) to restore calm following a protest by students over the dismissal of some senior staff of the school. The Minister made the appeal while addressing the press after meeting with school authorities for several hours. Giving details of …

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