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Restore lab physicians forced out of work — GMA

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) is demanding all laboratory physicians who have been forced out of their places of work within various Hospital laboratories be restored with immediate effect. It is also calling for all resident medical doctors in training with health institutions like the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, pursuing programmes in laboratory medicine to be granted unfettered …

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Don’t create controversies around national activities — Media told

District Chief Executive (DCE) for Abura-Asebu-Kwamankese (AAK) Mrs Felicia Aba Hagan has urged the media to be cautious in their reportage on national issues. She tasked the media to refrain from creating controversies and confusion around issues of national development, which resulted in misinforming the Ghanaian populace. “I would make a special plea to the media, to be circumspect in …

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I will make Kumasi the cleanest city in Africa—A hopeful KMA Boss

A New York-based political magnate tipped for the position of Kumasi City Mayor has underlined sanitation as his key focus if given the position. Mr. Kwabena Manu who contested during the 2004 and 2008 NPP parliamentary primaries at Nsuta/Kwamang/Beposo told this medium that the metropolis is not well-positioned vis-à-vis matters related to sanitation. He said he will bring onboard ideas …

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Akufo-Addo reiterates ECOWAS’s commitment to Mali’s Peace

ECOWAS Chairman, President Akufo-Addo of Ghana Sunday reiterated the continuous commitment of the regional bloc to the peaceful resolution on the crisis in Mali. Thus, he has urged heads of state of government in the region to remain resolute in supporting the people of Mali to find a lasting solution that would restore democracy and stability in that country. Speaking …

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AngloGold Ashanti finds body of missing Obuasi Miner

AngloGold Ashanti on Sunday said the body of the missing Obuasi miner had been found by rescue teams. “It is with great sadness that AngloGold Ashanti reports that the miner, missing after a geotechnical event at the Obuasi mine on Tuesday, 18 May 2021 has unfortunately passed away. His body was discovered on Saturday, 29 May by mine rescue teams,” …

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‘Akufo-Addo asking people to go to court over burnt excavators legitimate’ – Yaw Oppong

Despite growing condemnation of President Nana Akufo-Addo’s endorsement of the burning of excavators and other equipment allegedly used for illegal mining in water bodies and forest reserves, private legal practitioner, Yaw Oppong, says the President’s position is legitimate. The President has been criticized for calling on affected persons whose excavators have been burnt to go to court, particularly because the …

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Motorbike repairer jailed 15 years for causing harm, robbery

A motorbike repairer who stabbed a mason in the abdomen before robbing him of his mobile phone at Pure water, near Ashongman in Accra has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by an Accra Circuit Court. Mohammed Toure was sentenced to two years on the charge of causing harm and 15 years on the charge of robbery. Sentences are, however, …

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Mali’s Coup Leader arrives in Ghana for Extraordinary Summit

Coup leader of Mali, Assimi Goita, is among several personalities expected to attend the ECOWAS extraordinary summit on the political crisis in Mali. Mr. Goita is reported to have left Mali on Saturday, May 30, 2021, for the summit. President Nana Akufo-Addo is convening the Summit which aims at finding solution to the second coup d’tat in Mali in nine …

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Volta region can become a cycling haven — says British High Commissioner

lain Walker, the British High Commissioner to Ghana, says Volta Region has the potential to become a haven for sports cycling and serves as a pull factor for local and foreign enthusiasts due to its unique landscape. He said the Region’s “astonishing” wealth of landscapes could make it popular for professional cyclists and tourists. The High Commissioner made the observation …

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Journalist to drag GRA to court over obnoxious tax policy

Ghanaian journalist and Editor of The New Independent Newspaper, Kofi Adzivor is set to drag the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to court over the implementation of a dangerous tax policy introduced in 2019. The young Journalist in an interview with the media in Accra disclosed how a policy introduced in 2019 by the Custom’s Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority …

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