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Ebola Crisis: Who To Announce $100m Emergency Response

Thursday, July 31, 2014 The head of the World Health Organization and leaders of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak are to announce a joint 100m 59m; 75m euro response plan. They will meet in Guinea on Friday to launch the initiative aimed at tackling a virus which has claimed 729 lives. Sierra ...

Wa Court hands nine year jail sentence to Policeman for defiling 14 year old

Thursday, July 31, 2014 A Wa Circuit Court has today sentenced one of three police officers who were accused of abducting and defiling a fourteen year old primary six pupil to nine years in prison and in hard labour. General constable Appiah Donald pleaded guilty to the two charges and was sentenced accordingly. Hi ...

3 perish in mining pit in Prestea

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Three people have been confirmed dead after a pit caved in on them at Besechem, near Prestea in the Western Region. The incident happened Wednesday July 30, 2014. The three were said to have been prospecting for gold at a mining concession when the pit caved in and trapped them, killing ...

Ebola scare: Gov't restricts movement of Liberian Refugees

Thursday, July 31, 2014 The Government of Ghana has activated emergency procedures at the Kotoka International airport. Restrictions have also been imposed on the movement of Liberian refugees still at the Buduburam Refugee Camp. These are part of sweeping new measures being undertaken by government to avert an ou ...

RE: Ghanaian Supporters Denied Visa To Canada U-20 World Cup

Thursday, July 31, 2014 In response to your story Ghanaian supporters denied visa to Canada U-20 WorldCup, we would like to provide you with information on how Canada processes visas, including specific measures we have put in place to facilitate FIFA Cup participants and delegates, so that you can provide a balanced an ...

European Union Bans Vegetables From Ghana

Thursday, July 31, 2014 The European Union EU has put a temporary ban on exports of vegetables from Ghana to their region. The ban was put in place after EU authorities identified some vegetables from Ghana which did not meeting their quality standards.This is not the first time Ghanaian farmers and exporters ...

Kessben Boss Refused Bail

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Kwabena Kesse The Chief Executive Officer of Kessben Group of Companies, Kwabena Kesse, has been remanded by an Accra Circuit Court, Thurday. The Kumasi based business man is being held for two counts of money laundering and forgery of documents, charges he pleaded not guilty to. He is acc ...

Airtel Ghana Makes A Difference At Village Of Hope, Gomoah Fetteh, To Crown End Of Customer Experience Week

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Accra, July 30 2014: Airtel Ghana, CSR Company of the Year has donated food items, GHC1,000 cash and scholastic materials to the Village of Hope orphanage in Gomoa Fetteh in the Central Region of Ghana. This crowns the end of a successful Customer Experience week which saw the Managing Director o ...
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Hansen Road SDA School complex holds 21st graduation

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Accra, July 30, GNA - Mr Felix Kwakye Ofosu, Deputy Minister of Communications has urged students of the Hansen Road Seventh-Day Adventist School Complex to learn hard to justify their parents investment in them. Mr Ofosu asked the students to uphold the values of perseverance, discipline, dete ...
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WAEC issues BECE guidelines for private candidates

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Accra, July 31, GNA - The West Africa Examination Council WAEC has issued guidelines for the conduct of the Basic Education Certificate Examination BECE for private candidates. A statement issued by Mrs Agnes Teye-Cudjoe, Principal Public Relations Officer of WAEC, and copied to the Ghana Ne ...

Kessben boss refused bail

Thursday, July 31, 2014 The Chief Executive Officer of Kessben Group of Companies, Kwabena Kesse, has been remanded by an Accra Circuit Court, Thurday. The Kumasi based business man is being held for two counts of money laundering and forgery of documents, charges he pleaded not guilty to. He is accused of illegall ...

Ashanti Region police investigate suicide by 'cursed' class six pupil

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Police are investigating the death of a class six pupil who committed suicide at Juaso in the Asante Akyem-South District of the Ashanti Region. Fourteen-year-old Omane Acheampong, also known as Atta Panyin, of the local Methodist Primary School was found hanging on a rope tied to a pear tree in ...

Late Sierra-Leonean 'Ebola Doctor' trained at Korle Bu

Thursday, July 31, 2014 It has emerged that the Sierra-Leonean medical doctor who died earlier this week after contracting the deadly Ebola virus, trained at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. According to a tribute by staff and management of the hospital Thursday, the late Dr. Sheikh Hummar Khan served at the Department ...
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