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Five communities declared open defecation free in Afadzato South District

Five communities; Ve-Hove, Nyagbo-Kume, Leklebi-Fiafe/Jerusalem, Liati-Tadzi and Tafi-Kpankpamakofe in the Afadzato South District Assembly of the Volta Region have been validated and declared Open Defecation Free(ODF). Mr Wisdom Semanu Seneadza(Esq), the District Chief Executive (DCE) of Afadzato South made this known in his address at the third ordinary meeting of the fourth session of the second Assembly. He appealed to …

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Vote for competence not money – Dumelo admonishes voters

Popular Ghanaian actor John Dumelo has called on electorates in Ayawaso West Wuogon in the Greater Accra region to vote for someone who is ready to serve the constituents and not those with fat wallets. According to him, politics shouldn’t be based on money but the level of competence. With much optimism of winning the NDC parliamentary primary slated for …

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Sending female doctors to Cuba was a strategic move – Mahama to Muslim community

Former President John Dramani Mahama says the reason the National Democratic Congress (NDC) sent more female medical students to Cuba in 2012 was a deliberate move to cater for the needs of women who are usually comfortable with female gynecologists. John Mahama said the then Atta-Mills government in 2012, decided to select girls from deprived Muslim communities to be trained …

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Western Region to outrun Central in tourism – Regional Minister

The Western Regional Minister, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah has stated that the region will soon outshine the Central Region in terms of tourism development. Addressing a gathering of Chiefs and people of Anaji a suburb of Takoradi at their homecoming festival, he said with the introduction of the homecoming festival(Ahofest) and the presence of the Bisa Abrewa Museum in Nkotompo,both in …

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Don’t award contracts without budgetary allocation – Contractors tell government

Chairman of the Chamber of Construction Industries, Emmanuel Tetteh Martey has admonished governments to refrain from awarding contracts without making budgetary provisions for them. According to him, the various infrastructural projects that have stalled in the country can be traced to contracts that were awarded without a specific fiscal provision made, noting they were done out of political expediency. Mr. …

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University of Energy holds 4th graduation

The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) on Saturday held its fourth congregation for 1,143 students, including; 30 postgraduates at its main campus in Sunyani. The undergraduates were 1,113 consisting of 885 males, indicating 79.5 percent and 228 females, representing 20.5 percent who were awarded degrees and diplomas. But one international student from the Republic of Chad was among …

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Ghana card is for development not voting – Asiedu Nketia

Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said the Ghana card is for development and not voting. “Registrations as citizens everywhere is the basis for development so let’s look at it from that angle and not politics and voting,” he said. Mr Asiedu Nketia said this when he joined Muslims in Ho to celebrate …

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Ahmadis urged to live by tenets of Holy Quran

Maulvi Naeem Ahmad Cheema, the Special Aide to the Ameer in-charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission, Ghana has advised Ahmadis to live by the tenets of Holy Quran. He urged them to refrain from actions that undermine the peace and interest of the country. The Special Aide to the Ameer expressed concern about the persecution of Ahmadiyya Muslims, Christians and …

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Do not kill deformed animals for Sallah – Cleric

A Muslim Cleric, Jimoh Abdulwahab has advised against slaughtering deformed animals for Sallah. Abdulwahab of Nurulhudda Islamic Centre, Ilorin gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday. According to him, only healthy animals free of any deformity and blemish can be used for Sallah. “Animals that are blind, either in one or the …

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Kwesi Appiah should have followed the John Terry example, I was so much pained – Asamoah Gyan

Ghana’s all-time leading goalscorer, Asamoah Gyan, has given an insight into what he really went through after losing the Black Stars captaincy armband to Andre Ayew. Gyan, 33, was stripped off the role few weeks before the start of the continental showpiece in Egypt this year. Though he was not cool with the decision, the President of the land, Nana …

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