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Send-ghana, Pfag Present Extension Service Proposal To Parliament

Friday, July 29, 2016 Accra, July 29, GNA - Mr Gabriel Essilfie, the Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Food, Agriculture and Cocoa Affairs, has acknowledged that there is inadequacy in the extension delivery sector of the Agriculture Ministry. He has, therefore, given assurance that the issue would be ...

EC ladies condemn attacks on their boss

Friday, July 29, 2016 Accra, July 28, GNA - The ladies wing of the Electoral Commission (EC), with the support of their male counterparts, has condemned the insulting statement by Mr Kennedy Agyapong, the Member of Parliament of Assin North Constituency against the Commission's Chairperson. A statement signed by Abiga ...

Foundation offers GH¢ 9.3 million in scholarship

Friday, July 29, 2016 By Nana Osei Kyeretwie, GNA Sunyani, July 29, GNA - The Newmont Ahafo Development Foundation (NADeF) has supported 6,973 young people with a total of GH 9,352,426.77 to pursue academic careers and learn vocational trades in communities within the operation area of the Newmont Ahafo Mine. Mrs. E ...

'The joy of Leadership is not in material possession'

Friday, July 29, 2016 Accra, July 29, GNA - Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, the Okyehene, has urged African leaders to use their countries resources to improve on the lives of their people instead of amassing wealth for their own interests. Speaking at the Ghana Institute of Safety and Environmental Professionals (Gh ...

NADMO distributes items to flood victims

Friday, July 29, 2016 Kasoa (C/R) July 29, GNA - The Awutu-Senya East Municipal Directorate of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has donated assorted relief items to 160 flood victims at Ada Korpe, a suburb of Kasoa. The items include mattresses, cooking oil, blankets, plastic buckets and plates, d ...

Civil society discusses Public Service Delivery

Friday, July 29, 2016 By Lydia Asamoah, GNA Accra, July 29, GNA - A Social Accountability Clearing Platform has been held in Accra as a means to increase the contribution of civil society in promoting accountability and effective public service delivery in the country. The forum held by Penplusbytes, forms part of it ...

Many Dormaa residents still prefer firewood

Friday, July 29, 2016 By Robert Tachie Menson, GNA Dormaa -Ahenkro (B/A), June 29, GNA - Many residents of Dormaa seem to prefer firewood for the preparation of local and traditional meals instead of the Liquidfied Petroleum Gas (LPG), which is promoted by government. Although firewood remains more economical, expert ...

One drown and properties destroyed in Bawku

Friday, July 29, 2016 Bawku (U/E), July 29, GNA - Madam Zenabu Mumuni, a 36 year old mother of two, lost her life as a result of heavy rains and floods by the Gonzese River near Bawku in the Upper East Region. This occurred on Saturday evening whiles returning from the market. The National Disaster Management Organ ...

Avoid taking sides in chieftaincy disputes, politicians urged

Friday, July 29, 2016 By Robert Tachie Menson Jnr, GNA Dormaa Ahenkro (B/A), July 29, GNA - Commissioner of Police(COP) James Oppong- Boanuh, the Director of General Services, Ghana Police Service, has called on politicians to avoid taking sides on chieftaincy and land disputes. He appealed to traditional rulers to r ...

The youth must accept postings to rural areas - Veep

Friday, July 29, 2016 Accra, July 29, GNA - Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has encouraged the youth to accept postings to deprived rural communities where their services would be most needed to enhance the country's development. He noted that the youth has a responsibility to give back to society for helping to s ...

First Lady rounds-up nationwide medical supplies

Friday, July 29, 2016 By Lydia Asamoah, GNA Bolgatanga (U/E), July 29, GNA - As part of a nationwide medical outreach activity being carried out by the Lordina Foundation, the First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama, has donated assorted equipment and medical supplies to the Bolgatanga Hospital. The donation at Bolgatanga rou ...

Police should not ban social media - Penplusbytes

Friday, July 29, 2016 By Lydia Asamoah, GNA Accra, July 28, GNA - The Police Administration has been urged to consider setting up a social media monitoring centre, to police social media activities on election day instead of a total ban. 'A total ban of social media on election day would increase suspicions and creat ...

MTN Ghana supports Asafotufiame festival

Friday, July 29, 2016 By Morkporkpor Anku, GNA Ada (GAR), July 28, GNA - MTN Ghana has presented a cheque for GH 5,000.00, recharge cards worth GH 1,000.00 and a hamper loaded with drinks to support the Asafotufiame festival of the chiefs and people of Ada Traditional Area in the Greater Accra Region. Mr Prince Owu ...
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