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Christian Health Association provides COVID-19 testing in five regions

Accra, March 30, GNA – The Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) on Tuesday launched a COVID-19 testing programme in Accra to make Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test easily accessible at the district and sub-district levels. The testing programme, aimed at complementing government’s efforts at containing the coronavirus, will be implemented at six sites in five selected regions. The sites …

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Over 9,000 health staff in Upper West to receive COVID-19 jab

Wa, (UW/R), March 30, GNA – Dr Damien Punguyire, the Upper West Regional Director of Health Services, has announced that about 9,500 health workers in the Region will be vaccinated against the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The number comprised clinical, non-clinical and casual workers in the public, private and Christian Health Association of Ghana (CHAG) facilities, staff and students of health …

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Yilo Krobo gets a new Divisional Chief

The Okper Divisional stool of the Yilo Krobo Traditional Area which became vacant about three years ago following the passing of Nene Anate Agor VIII has a new occupant in the person of Nene Teye Agor IV, known in private life as Isaac Teye Agor. The enstoolment of the 31-year-old Economist and employee of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) opens …

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Accra to host Scientists Conference on combating infectious diseases

Accra, March 30, GNA – Scientists, clinicians and policy makers will on April 21 and 22, 2021, converge in Accra for the CelebrateLAB West Africa 2021 Conference to deliberate on strengthening West Africa’s diagnostics and research environment toward combating infectious disease. They would assess the long-term impact of the treatment of COVID-19 patients in view of the fight against drug …

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Gov’t allocates GHC45.5 million to construct MPs constituency offices

Accra, March 30, GNA – The Government is to provide GHC45.5 million this year to build constituency offices for 70 Members of Parliament (MPs). The amount, which is part of the 2021 Budget, caters for the first stage of the construction project, which would provide constituency offices for all the 275 MPs by 2024. A report of the Special Budget …

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GRA to enhance revenue generation in 2021

Accra, March 30, GNA – The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has announced measures to enhance revenue generation in 2021. These measures are to widen and increase the tax net to cover the informal sector, increase the domestic and external VAT yield, and develop mechanisms for taxation of emerging e-commerce and high net worth individuals. Accra, March 30, GNA – The …

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Shocking as fetish priest storms school to dig up a pot allegedly buried by spiritualist

Students of Adako Jachie M/A Junior High School in the Ejisu Municipality of the Ashanti Region gripped with fear when a fetish priest stormed the school to dig up a pot that was allegedly buried there by some spiritualist. The pot, which was black, contained four white chicken feathers, three white eggs, three cola nuts, and used gun ammunition. According …

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VIDEO: JHS Graduate builds home theaters and converts computer monitors into television

As we wrap the Ghana month up, let’s throw some spotlight on Ghanaian creativity and ingenuity. Jonas is a JHS graduate who refers to his talent as God-given. According to him, he has always been hands-on when it came to fixing or creating devices. The 28-year-old revealed that sometimes his creation comes in a dream or ”I pick up a …

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Dr. Opuni trial takes a new twist

There has been a new twist to the trial the Dr Stephen Opuni, a former Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), and two others. The latest devepment is that all the accused have opted to file a submission of no case in their trial for defrauding by false pretences and willfully causing financial loss to the State. They have …

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Prof. Oduro defends Achimota School for refusing to admit Rastafarians

The authorities of Achimota School did no wrong at all following their refusal to admit some High School Rastafarians who gained admission to the school. This clarity is coming from Professor George K. T. Oduro, a former Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast, who has jumped to the defence of Achimota School. According to the learned professor, Achimota …

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