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FDA launches campaign to combat counterfeit medicines

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in the Eastern Region has launched a campaign to combat substandard and falsified (SF) medicines to ensure quality, safe and efficacious medical products are available in the local markets. The regional campaign is in response to a survey carried out by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 2019 that revealed that a substantial number …

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ADB disburses GH¢ 100 million to 17 companies to promote 1D1F

The Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) has so far disbursed in excess of over a GH¢ 100 million to 17 companies under the ‘One District One Factory’(1D1F) initiative in the areas of agro- processing, aquaculture and poultry. “As a bank, with the focus on agribusiness, we will continue to fund 1D1F initiative, mainly through the out-grower schemes to help industries to …

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Ghana needs comprehensive data on women agriculture

Ghana needs a comprehensive data on women in the agricultural sector to know the numbers, peculiar challenges and proffer solutions to enhance their work, Ms Paulina Addy, Director of Women in Agriculture Development (WIAD), has said. She said women often combine their reproductive and productive roles such as cooking, fetching water, collection of fire wood, childcare, sale of food, and …

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Biennial Conference for Course 41 Senior Police Officers at Dodowa

The Members of the Senior Police Officers Course 41, on Saturday organized a day’s Biennial Conference at Dodowa in the Greater Accra Region. It was attended by commanding officers on the ranks of Superintendent of Police from all police regions in Ghana to deliberate on issues affecting them.It was on the theme “Crime Prevention, The Role of the Professional Senior …

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Ghana’s development agenda deeply rooted despite COVID-19 effects – President Nana Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is hopeful Ghana will build back much more strongly as the country seeks to overcome the shocks left in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I acknowledge that life is still not as easy as it should be,” he observed, saying, the pandemic had temporarily derailed the nation’s progress. “However, for one thing for which …

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Radio Gold, XYZ, 131 others yet to receive re-authorization letters from NCA – GIBA

President of the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA), Mr Cecil Thomas Nee Lantey Sunkwa-Mills, has said none of the radio stations that were shut down for noncompliance has received letters from the National Communications Authority (NCA) announcing their re-authorisation. He said on the Key Points on TV3/3FM Saturday, October 16 that GIBA contacted the NCA on the announcement of the …

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MoH commissions two health care facilities for the Atiwa district

The Ministry of Health (MoH), has commissioned two Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) facilities at Akyem Mampong and Ahankrasu in the Atiwa District of the Eastern Region at a total cost of GH¢ 2.6 million. Alhaji Mahama Asei Seini, the Deputy Minister of Health, who commissioned the facilities said they would ensure access to quality healthcare, and commended the …

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Government addressing border issues with neighbouring countries – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday said Government was making efforts to address all outstanding border issues with the country’s neighbours. He said with the settlement of the maritime border issues with Cote d’Ivoire, other disputes with Burkina Faso and Togo were being addressed holistically to prevent an escalation of those disagreements. The President disclosed this when he swore into office …

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Unlike NPP, NDC applies rule of law in regulating institutions – Sam George

Ningo Prampram lawmaker, Sam Nartey George, has said his party the National Democratic Congress (NDC) respects the rule of law, unlike the NPP. According to him, the regulation of the stations will be in accordance with the laws under an NDC administration. He was reacting to comments by a private legal practitioner and a member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr Gary …

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How a Ghanaian entreprenuer developed wireless earbuds that can translate 40 languages

The wireless earbud is the latest trend in the communication world. And virtually all mobile phone brands are coming out with their version of earbuds. One tech entrepreneur has added innovation to the earbuds economy with his own invention. Danny Manu, a Ghanaian-British man, developed earbuds that auto-translate other languages. According to Keepthefaith, the earbuds can live translate over 40 …

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