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Ecowas Message On Burkina Faso Ill-timed: Imani Ghana

Friday, October 31, 2014 Renowned think tank IMANI Centre for Policy and Education says a statement by ECOWAS Chair and Ghanas President John Mahama on the Burkina Faso unrest is ill-timed. Founding President of the think tank, Franklin Cudjoe, said President Mahamas press release Thursday that statedECOWAS will n ...

50% Of Plantain Production Goes Waste Every Week At Agogo

Friday, October 31, 2014 About fifty percent of plantain cultivated in Asante Akyem Agogo area of the Ashanti region go waste. Farmers in the district produce between fifty to seventy trucks of plantain every week, but lack of storage facilities is militating against the food production efforts.Bad roads, coupled ...

Boy, 9, killed by tipper truck

Friday, October 31, 2014 Nine-year-old boy, Emmanuel Mensah Sowah, was on Tuesday killed at Awutu Breku in the Awutu Senya West District of the Central Region when he attempted to cross the Kasoa-Winneba highway. He was knocked down by a tipper truck with registration number GR1037- 13 which was carrying sand from Winne ...

2 persons arrested with fake Goil coupons

Friday, October 31, 2014 Two persons were yesterday arraigned before an Accra circuit court for allegedly possessing 213 pieces of fake Goil fuel coupons valued at GHâ10,650. They are Jonathan Ofoli Quaye, technician and Samuel Osafo Amponsah, supervisor. The police have also intensified their search for the third ...

Car 'boot' robbers nabbed

Friday, October 31, 2014 Two Robbers who decided to change the conventional way of robbing by hiding in the boots of cars to attack their victims have been remanded into police custody by an Accra Circuit Court. The accused persons Victor Kwadwo Sablah, 31 and Dodzie Agbanyo, 30, both cab driversare facing two count ...

2 robbers jailed 100 years

Friday, October 31, 2014 The Agona Swedru Circuit Court has jailed two armed robbers 50 years each with hard labour for robbing a taxi driver of his cab and murdering him later. Emmanuel Adjei, aged 24, a bus conductor and Kofi Gyan, a 20-year-old unemployed, received 50 years each on two counts of conspiracy to commit ...

Today's Front Pages

Friday, October 31, 2014 POLICE TO DROP CASE AGAINST TEACHERS? The Teachers Fund is considering dropping the case against the 14 teachers who were arrested for allegedly altering figures on their pay slips, to access loans from it. LOW TURNOUT AT VOTER REGISTER EXHIBITION HO ASSEMBLY MEMBERS QUERY MCE OVER CONTRACT ...

World Bank admits late Ebola response; proposes an epidemic revolving fund

Friday, October 31, 2014 The World Bank is proposing a global revolving fund that will be used to fight epidemics across the globe and has called on Ghana to lead the crusade in setting up that fund. Officials at the bank are distraught over the late response to the Ebola crisis that has claimed close to 5,000 lives ...

Photo of the week: Ebola's war on bush meat

Friday, October 31, 2014 Bush meat production and the fight against Ebola in Ghana Production and consumption of bushmeat is an old tradition among Ghanaians in many parts of the country. Though hunters are most at risk from potential infection because of their contact with animals and bites they sustain. The ...

Gain Raises GHS 350,000 For Local Tech Startup

Friday, October 31, 2014 Ghana Angel Investor Network GAIN recently made their first investment of GHS 350,000 in Revo a local technology startup providing solutions for the education sector. GAIN, a network of high net worth individuals, was established by the Venture Capital Trust Fund VCTF to bridge the funding g ...
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NHIS Grinds To A Halt In Northern Region

Friday, October 31, 2014 Beneficiaries of the National Health Insurance Scheme NHIS in Tamale in the Northern Region are now required to make instant payment before their health needs are met. This is because licensed chemical sellers and other health service providers in the metropolis have finally stopped serving Na ...

Cash-trapped PIAC faces ejection

Thursday, October 30, 2014 The Public Interest and Accountability Committee PIAC may soon become a white elephant if government does not resource it financially. The committee has a core mandate to monitor and evaluate compliance of the petroleum revenue management law and ensure prudent use of petroleum revenues but t ...

NLA donates to VAG

Thursday, October 30, 2014 The National Lottery Authority NLA has donated a cheque of Ten Thousand Ghana Cedis GH10,000 to the Veterans Administration, Ghana VAG through the Ministry of Defence MOD for the centenary celebrations of the World War I. Presenting the cheque at the Ministry of Defence on Wednesday, Oc ...
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