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Editors Urged To Join Meaningful Associations

Monday, July 27, 2015 Accra, July 27, GNA - Mr Woeli Dekutsey, President of the Ghana Association of Book Editors, has called on editors of the English language to join meaningful associations to help upgrade their skills in the fast changing environment of editing. He said 'as an editor, a lot is expected from you as ...

NDPC sensitizes media on long term policy framework

Monday, July 27, 2015 Accra, July 27, GNA - The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) has held a media forum in Accra to discuss its upcoming consultation on the long term national developmental policy framework that will ensure continuity in governance. The forum was held to sensitize journalists on the fra ...

Pomp and Pageantry welcomes GhanaFest 2015

Monday, July 27, 2015 Accra, July 27, GNA - Ghana's rich culture was the toast of thousands of patrons at this year's GhanaFest celebrations in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The festival, the 27th edition, saw the rich display of local chiefs and queen mothers and court members parading through the Washington Park with trad ...

Farmers in Northern Ghana advised to start planting

Monday, July 27, 2015 Accra, July 27, GNA - Farmers in the Northern part of the country have been advised to start planting their crops. This is because Northern Ghana is currently experiencing its major rainy season. Mr Tetteh Portuphy, Senior Meteorologist at the Ghana Meteorological Agency, Kotoka International ...

Unemployed jailed for fraud

Monday, July 27, 2015 Accra, July 27, GNA - An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced Kofi Agyeman-Duah, unemployed, to 12 years imprisonment for various offences. The convict would serve three years each for four counts of defrauding by false pretence. The sentences will run consecutively. The convict was discharged an ...

CLOGSAG Executive Secretary honoured

Monday, July 27, 2015 Accra, July 27, GNA - Mr Isaac Bampoe, Executive Secretary of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Philosophy degree for exemplary leadership on the labour front. He was awarded the degree by the Technological University of the ...

AMA not happy with media reports

Monday, July 27, 2015 Accra, July 27, GNA - The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) on Monday said the three storey building that collapsed at Cantonments is not under its jurisdiction. A statement signed by Numo Blafo III, Public Relation Officer at AMA, said the attention of management has been drawn to the castigatio ...

Muslims urged to rekindle their patriotism

Monday, July 27, 2015 Winneba, July 27, GNA - Mr Francis Owusu-Ansah, the Coordinating Director of the Effutu Municipal Assembly, has expressed the need for Muslims to rekindle their patriotism, co-operation and contributions, with the Assemblies, towards the development of the area. Mr. Owusu-Ansah made the call when ...

XIV World Forestry Congress slated for September

Monday, July 27, 2015 Accra, July 27, GNA - The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has slated the Fourteenth World Forestry Congress for September 7-11, in Durban, South Africa. A statement issued by Maria De Cristofaro of the FAO Forestry Department, and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Monday said, the need f ...

Government to award Sawla-Wa Road on contract

Monday, July 27, 2015 Kong (N/R), July 27, GNA - Government will soon awards the Sawla-Wa Road on contract, to open up the districts in the western corridor of the Northern Region to facilitate the movement of people, goods and services. Alhaji Mohammed Muniru Limuna, Northern Regional Minister who announced this, sai ...

Muslims ethnic groups in Kasoa celebrates Sallahfest

Monday, July 27, 2015 Kasoa (C/R) July 27, GNA - Dr. Aquinas Tawiah Quansah, the Central Regional Minister, has said government at the local level needed the co-operation of all stakeholders, especially residents of villages and towns, to be able to galvanize requisite resources to address their development challenges. ...

Exempt Universities from employment freeze

Monday, July 27, 2015 Kumasi, July 27, GNA - Dr. Christopher Yartey Akwaa-Mensah, Registrar, University of Education, Winneba, has pleaded for the Universities to be exempted from the employment freeze to help reduce the stress on lecturers. He said the present situation where a lecturer handled a class of between 300 ...

Brong-Ahafo TEWU elects new executives

Monday, July 27, 2015 Sunyani, July 27, GNA - The Brong-Ahafo Regional Branch of the Teachers and Education Workers Union (TEWU), has elected new executives to steer the affairs of the union for four years. Mr Matthew Abeaba Abereriya, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Industrial Relations Officer of TEWU, told the Ghana News ...
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