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Dr Emmanuel Akwetey, IDEG Chief

Ghana's Democracy Still Fragile - Ideg

Thursday, April 24, 2014 The Institute for Democratic Governance IDEG has released a statement as part of its Civic Forum Initiative warning that Ghanas democracy faces five key challenges that threaten its stability, peace and sustainability. The statement mentioned the five challenges as i recurring threat of ...

Report: Ghana's rich getting richer; poor getting poorer

Thursday, April 24, 2014 The rich in Ghana are getting richer and the poor, poorer. That is the findings of a report authored by the Tax Justice Network Africa and Christian Aid, an NGO. The report titled Rising inequalities and the essential role of fair taxation also indicates how Ghanas tax regime has contr ...

Engineering is key to Sada and national development — Ing. Quarshie

Thursday, April 24, 2014 The new President of the Ghana Institution of Engineers GhIE, Ing. Magnus Lincoln Quarshie, has stated that engineering is key to the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority SADA and the success of the National Strategic Infrastructure Development Programme. He said members of the GhIE be ...

Presidency orders GYEEDA advert withdrawal

Thursday, April 24, 2014 The Office of the President has directed a withdrawal of GYEEDA advert requesting for proposals for an ICT Training Module. The new advert was not sanctioned by the appropriate authority, the Minister of Information and Media Relations, Mahama Ayariga said in a statement issued on Thursday. ...

Young banker made chief in Manya Krobo

Thursday, April 24, 2014 A 36-year-old Banker and an IT professional has ascended the throne as Chief of the Suisi Division of the Manya Krobo State in the Eastern Region. Known in private life as Vincent Domertey Mensah, he is now known in the chieftaincy circles as Nene Angmor Owuoadjao II. He heads the Suisi Clan ...

GFA Denies Provisional Black Stars Squad For World Cup

Thursday, April 24, 2014 The Ghana Football Association GFAs attention has been drawn to a publication by the Ghana News Agency GNA claiming to be the Black Stars provisional 30-man squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.The report published on Wednesday also claimed that coach James Kwesi Appiah has presen ...

Oil And Gas Sector: CSOs Advocate More Participation Of Women

Thursday, April 24, 2014 Some civil society organizations CSOs have advocated for the effective inclusion and participation of women in the oil and gas sector.This came to fore during a panel discussion of CSOs private sector, government and Womens Organizations at a training in Oil and Gas programme held for ...

T.T. Brothers suppports Tema SOS

Thursday, April 24, 2014 T.T.Brothers Company Limited, sole agents of Parmalat and South West Distilleries, as part of the Easter festivities, has organised a party for the children of the Tema SOS Village. The company presented items worth US12,000 to the foster home. It also presented bags of rice, cooking oil a ...

Krapa radio station donates to widows

Thursday, April 24, 2014 A local radio station at Krapa in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality, Metro FM, has presented assorted items to over 1000 widows and widowers in the Ashanti and Brong Ahafo regions respectively. The items included clothing, rice, provisions, shoes and student mattresses. The donation was part of ...

Ghana will support EPA negotiations

Thursday, April 24, 2014 President John Dramani Mahama has given the strongest indication yet about Ghanas resolve to support negotiations that will lead to the signing of the Economic Partnership Agreement EPA with the European Union EU. He, however, said the country would want the negotiation to take place at the ...

Sege installs sub-chief

Thursday, April 24, 2014 A 34-year-old farmer, Nene Dameh Agbewornu II, has been installed as a sub- chief of Sege in the Greater Accra Region. The ceremony attracted a lot of people from Sege and the surrounding villages. Nene Agbewornu promised to use the available natural resources to create employment for the un ...

Farmer killed at Sokogu

Thursday, April 24, 2014 A 40-year-old farmer, Yakubu Laari, was killed by some unidentified assailants at Sokogu, a farming community in the East Mamprusi District in the Northern Region at dawn Wednesday. Although the cause of Yakubus death is not immediately known, it is believed to be in connection with the recent ...

9 Bodies of Easter revellers at beaches washed ashore

Thursday, April 24, 2014 Nine bodies have been retrieved from two beaches near Accra. They are all males and believed to have drowned during the Easter festivities when many people went to the beaches to have fun. Five bodies were washed ashore along the Kokrobite and Bojo beaches, while the rest were found by fisherme ...
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