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Building An African Vehicle

Sunday, February 01, 2015 The streets of Accra are choked with thousands of vehicles daily. All of them are imported- mainly from Asia, Europe and the United States. There are so many brands with Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Mercedes, BMW...all foreign. The absence of a reliable public transport system means many individuals m ...

Hunger in Africa could end in next decade - UN

Sunday, February 01, 2015 Africa could eliminate hunger by 2025 if countries embraced effective policies on job creation, political stability, and social protection, a UN official has said. Countries in Africa are making significant progress , there is a high level of political commitment, James Te ...

Hope Building: Matilda Amissah Arthur Wiping Away Tears Of Mothers, Children And Less Privileged In Society.

Sunday, February 01, 2015 Mrs. Matilda Amissah Arthur , Wife of the Vice President of Ghana have taken it upon herself to help raise awareness about the critical maternal issues in the country, in order to help raise awareness on maternal health for children and their mothers in the country by wiping away tear ...

We Need Support To Build Nursing School—NNSTOSA

Sunday, February 01, 2015 New Nsutam Secondary Technical Old students Association (NNSTOSA) has appealed to individuals and coperate bodies to assist the school in its development especially their intention to build a nursing school. According to them it will go a long way to help absorb most graduands from their senior h ...

Veep Urges Churches To Focus And Support Brilliant But Needy Children In The Country

Sunday, February 01, 2015 Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has urged the churches in the country not to only concentrate on the spiritual wellbeing of its members but also their welfare especially children who are brilliant but needy. Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur said this when he joined the Metropolitan ...

Complainant who stormed court with cutlass released on bail

Sunday, February 01, 2015 A complainant who stormed a court in Tamale in the Northern Region to seek vengeance on a defendant and as detained has been released on bail. Speaking to Joy News, Northern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ebenezer Tetteh says the suspect will be formally charged on Monday. He w ...

Accident: 3 injured, 2 of them unconscious

Sunday, February 01, 2015 Three persons have been badly injured with two of them unconscious after a grisly accident at the Caprice road Sunday morning. The accident, which occurred at the Avenor Traffic light, involved two persons on a motorbike and a boy, believed to be around 15 years. The boy, who was in the comp ...

32 pregnant women test HIV positive in Sunyani West

Sunday, February 01, 2015 Thirty-two pregnant women in the Sunyani West District tested HIV positive in 2014, when they were screened at the antenatal clinic, statistics from the District Directorate of Health, has revealed. Mrs Eva Aryee, the Sunyani West District Director of Health, who disclosed this on Friday, said th ...

Agric policies must be based on research - Experts tell government

Sunday, February 01, 2015 Government is being challenged to take into consideration agricultural research findings before setting out policies to guide the development of the sector. Agricultural experts are cautioning that the rolling out of agric policies solely for political purposes will negatively impact the sector. ...

Daniel Batidam elected to AU Advisory Board on Corruption

Sunday, February 01, 2015 The President's Advisor on Governance and Corruption, Mr. Daniel Batidam, has been elected to the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption (AU-ABC). He will serve a two-year term on the Board and may have his mandate renewed for another two-year term at the end of his first term which will end ...

Newborn deaths caused by power crisis unacceptable - MamaYe

Saturday, January 31, 2015 The MamaYe Campaign and the Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights (ARHR) have called on the Ministries of Power and Health to collaborate and find solutions to the reported cases of newborn deaths at the Nsawam Government Hospital as a result of unending fitful power supply. A report by Beatric ...

'Messages from the Morning Man' a must read book - Communications Minister

Saturday, January 31, 2015 Communications Minister Edward Omane Boamah had described as a must read the maiden book of Joy FMs' Super Morning Show Host, Kojo Yankson. He said this during the official launch of the book titled 'Messages from the Morning Man.' While applauding the Super Morning Show host for his dexterity ...

Mugabe is Africa's choice, the West will have to deal with it - Kwesi Pratt

Saturday, January 31, 2015 The Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jr. has lashed out at Western critics condemning the election of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as AU Chairman. Africa has made its choice and they will have to deal with it, he said. According to him, the West's anger and disagre ...
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