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The Heat Is On At The Joy Fm Joy Fm's Skuulz Reunion

Saturday, October 25, 2014 The Independence Square in Accra is the scene of excitement and fierce jama competition as another outstanding edition of the annual Joy FM Skuulz Reunion gets intense. After an enthralling show Friday at the premises of Joy FM, the Vandals of the University of Ghana, Katanga Boys of KNUST, Sp ...

World Cup Inquiry: Prez Commission Summons Elvis, Fred Darko, Others Again

Saturday, October 25, 2014 The Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Ghanas World Cup campaign looks set to get even more interesting in the coming days with a line-up of prominent witnesses who are due to make an appearance next week.Before the commission rounds off its activities and submits its report on Nove ...

Young Professional Economists Network (YPEN) Partners 1Billion Africa (1BA)

Saturday, October 25, 2014 The Young Professional Economists Network YPEN, a non-profit; non-partisan and an independent global organization which is established to raise new economic thinkers for the twenty first century, Wednesday October 22, 2014, signed a partnership agreement with 1Billion Africa IBA at a ceremony ...

Youth Empowerment In Education Is Key In Nations Development—Matilda Amissah Arthur

Saturday, October 25, 2014 The Second Lady,Matilda Amissah Arthur has said youth empowerment through education remain one of the best ways for the countys Socio economic development, so that the youth become our future leaders.Matilda Amissah Arthur, a Professional librarian over the years has made constant eff ...

Environmental Cleanliness Is A ‘Shared Responsibility’—Matilda Amissah Arthur

Saturday, October 25, 2014 The Second Lady, Mrs. Matilda Amissah-Arthur, has stated that environmental cleanliness is not governments responsibility alone but the individual as well.To her, primary healthcare starts with everyone especially at a time the Ebola and cholera is around, she would always be a crusader ...

SSNIT Boss calls for Pension ceasefire

Saturday, October 25, 2014 The Director General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust SSNIT has made a desperate appeal to striking public sector workers to return to the negotiating table and come up with a road map that would solve the current impasse with government. Ernest Thompson believes strikes ar ...

Afrobarometer report deserves no attention - Kwesi Pratt

Saturday, October 25, 2014 Reports from the 2014 Afrobarometer reports have generated a lot of controversy after it was released but Kwesi Pratt says the report does not deserve the attention it is being given. He said several other reports by the same entity over the years have been questionable and therefore sees no rea ...

Health Minister appeals to striking health workers to return

Saturday, October 25, 2014 Health Minister Dr. Kwaku Agyemang Mensah is calling on striking health workers to call off their action to save the lives of innocent Ghanaians. Doctors, nurses and other health workers are part of public sector workers across the country who have declared a strike in protest overgovernments ...
Jerry John Rawlings and Professor Kwaku Danso-Boafo.

 Rawlings Settles Case With Ex-Minister

Saturday, October 25, 2014 Former President Jerry John Rawlings has cleared the way for his onetime Minister of Health and friend, Professor Kwaku Danso-Boafo, to launch his book on him Rawlings, following an out-of-court settlement. The former President had gone to court to stop his former ministerwho is the i ...

Labour unions have no expertise on issues they negotiate-Kpessah Whyte

Saturday, October 25, 2014 A day after government sued public sector workers for embarking on an illegal strike, a presidential staffer is also questioning the competence of labour unions to expertly negotiate their grievances. Unlike other labour unions in other parts of the world whichhire experts to negotiate on the ...

Doomsayers Nearly Crashed Economy But Worse Is Over—Prez Mahama

Saturday, October 25, 2014 As part of his 4 day United Kingdom tour, President John Dramani Mahama has chastised doom bearers of the Ghanaian economy who forecasted the cedi dropping to as low as Ghc10 to 1, stressing that those seeking the downfall of the state ought to bear in mind that they would not be spared the hard ...

13 Killed On Bole Road

Saturday, October 25, 2014 The bodies of all the 13 people who were killed in Thursdaysfatal accident at Danbote, a farming community near Banda Nkwanta in the Bole district of the Northern Region, have been identified and released to their respectivefamilies for burial by the Northern Regional Police Command. The vi ...

Girl Child Education Is Key In Reducing Maternal Mortality Rate In Ghana–UN

Saturday, October 25, 2014 Though Ghana has make giant stride in reducing maternal mortality, the country wont be able to achieve the MDG 5 target of reducing maternal mortality rate by three quarters by 2015 as a result of government inability to implement policy framework on maternal mortality.With 50 percent re ...
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