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Us Based Ghanaian Soldier Leads Walk For Education In Ghana

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 A Ghanaian with the 518th Sustainment Brigade, Knightdale, North Carolina, USA is championing the cause of education of children in and around Kisseman in Accra, a community he grew up. SSG Amezado Raymond heads Ngorli, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to working with children to maximis ...

'Make Urban Planning A Priority'

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Beatrix Allah Mensah, World Bank Senior Country Operations Officer has called on the government to make Urban planning a priority if the country is to achieve substantial economic transformation. The Country Operations Officer made the call at the launch of the 52 page Ghana Urbanization R ...

Acid attack: Afoko’s brother charged with murder; remanded

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 An Accra Magistrate Court has remanded the junior brother of New Patriotic Party Chairman Paul Afoko to Police custody. Gregory Afoko is standing trial for the murder of Upper East Region chairman of the party, Adams Mahama. Mr Mahama died last week Thursday after he was attacked with a ...

Hospitals run out of vaccines for killer diseases

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Hospitals in the Ashanti Region have run out of vaccines administered to newborn babies to fight deadly childhood diseases. Vaccines for measles, tuberculosis, yellow fever and hepatitis are currently in short supply. The Ghana Health Service (GHS) confirmed the shortage of these vaccines foll ...

GM seeds will lead farmers to their early graves-PFAG

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Assertions that Genetically Modified seeds are high-yielding, pest resistant and, therefore, present the best opportunity for farmers to lift themselves out of poverty have been questioned. Mr. Charles Nyaaba, Programmes officer of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), says on the cont ...

Acid attack: Afoko's brother charged with murder; remanded

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 An Accra Magistrate Court has remanded the junior brother of New Patriotic Party Chairman Paul Afoko to Police custody. Gregory Afoko is standing trial for the murder of Upper East Region chairman of the party, Adams Mahama. Mr Mahama died last week Thursday after he was attacked with acid the ...

Police Hunt For Adams’ Killer

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 The police in Bolgatanga, the Upper East Regional capital, are still looking for one of the two persons allegedly mentioned as those who poured a gallon of acid on the region 39;s Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Adams Mahama, leading to his untimely death. At about 3am on Thurs ...

Four Fallen Peacekeepers From Ghana To Be Honoured At Ceremony At UN Headquarters

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Accra, 26 May, 2015 ndash; Four fallen peacekeepers from Ghana who lost their lives in 2014 will be honoured posthumously with the Dag Hammarskj ouml;ld medal in New York at a solemn event to mark International Day of UN Peacekeepers. They are Corporal Augustine ACKAH, Sgt George KORANTENG, and ...
Ms. Esther Cobbah At The Launch Of The Two Projects In Komenda

Stratcomm Africa Launches READ IT! WRITE IT! SAY IT! And Social Information Center In Komenda

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Komenda ndash; May 22nd, 2015 ndash;Strategic Communications Africa Ltd. (Stratcomm Africa) today launched in Komenda in the Central Region, Read It Write It Say It (a literacy promotion program for children of public schools) and a Social Information Centre (a space for accessing and discus ...

Sankofa Made in Ghana Market Fair launched

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 A fair to promote made-in-Ghana goods is set to start on Saturday May 30 to 31 in Accra. The Sankofa Made in Ghana Market Fair was launched recently by the Aid to Artisans Ghana (ATAG) in collaboration with the ATAG Craft Network Association of Ghana (ACNAG). The venue for the fair is the ATAG ...

Presidential Guards Lash Journalist

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 MICHAEL CREG Afful, a senior reporter with Oman Fm, was on Monday reportedly molested by two military guards from the Flagstaff House in the full glare of Ibrahim Mahama, brother of President John Dramani Mahama, at Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region. The journalist had gone to As ...

Prof Adei rekindles debate on government handing over mission schools

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Professor Stephen Adei, former Rector of Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), at the weekend rekindled the debate on government handing over mission schools to the founding religious organisations. Prof Adei made this known in Accra during the Christ Apostolic Church I ...

Catholic Bishop Promotes Christian-Muslim Dialogue

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Bishop Osei-Bonsu speaking at the Synod President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference, Most Rev Joseph Osei-Bonsu, says Christians need to realize that they live in a religiously pluralistic society and so must find ways of dialoguing with believers of other faiths, especially Musli ...
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