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Salvation Army Builds Facility To Treat Cerebral Paralysis

Monday, January 23, 2017 Begoro (E/R), Jan 23, GNA - An ultra-modern health facility, specializing in the treatment of children with cerebral paralysis is being built at Agona Duakwa in the Agona East District. The project, the initiative of the Salvation Army, would expand access to quality care and rehabilitation servi ...

Newmont takes steps to strength security in mining communities

Monday, January 23, 2017 New Abirim (E/R), Jan 23, GNA - The Newmont Akyem Development Foundation (NAKDeF) has scaled up the effort to strengthen security in mining communities across the Birim North District. The Foundation has been working closely with the Ghana Police Service on the establishment of community watch co ...

SNV lauds implementation of SPEFA project in Berekum Municipality

Monday, January 23, 2017 Berekum, (B/A), Jan. 23, GNA - The Netherland Development Organisation (SNV), the lead organisation of the Social Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (SPEFA) project has lauded the implementation of the Project in the Berekum Municipality. Mr. Isaac Appiagyei Boachie, an adviser at th ...

Nine teenagers rescued from forced marriage in Ashanti

Monday, January 23, 2017 Kumasi, Jan 23, GNA - Nine teenage girls have been rescued from forced marriage in the Ashanti Region over the past six months. Mr. Stephen Ofosu Darfour, the Regional Director of the Department of Children, told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that the victims are aged between 13 and 16 years. Th ...

Trader convicted for causing harm

Monday, January 23, 2017 Accra, Jan. 23, GNA - An Accra circuit court on Monday convicted Hasha Adams a trader to a fine of GHÈ 1,200.00 for causing unlawful harm to Agya Baah another trader or in default serve a six-month jail term. Hasha was convicted for smashing the head of a colleague with a tea kettle when he deman ...

Court remands two for robbing driver

Monday, January 23, 2017 Accra, Jan. 23, GNA - An Accra Circuit Court on Monday remanded Samuel Osei, a porter and Kofi Sarpong, a barber for conspiring and robbing one Anthony Kweku Asare, on January 11. Samuel and Kofi were said to have conspired and attacked Anthony at the Awudome Cemetery Junction with cutlasses and ...

UE Birth and Deaths register 30,446 babies

Monday, January 23, 2017 Bolgatanga, Jan 23, GNA - The Upper East Regional Births and Deaths Registry by close of November, 2016 registered 30,446 babies in the Region. Mr Issifu Fuseini Damba, the Regional Director of the Registry, said the Region targeted 36,256 babies to be registered for that year, but by November 20 ...

Western Railway line critical for maximising revenue

Monday, January 23, 2017 Accra, Jan. 23, GNA - The Acting Area Manager of Ghana Railway Company in Accra, Mr. Abraham Woode, Monday said the Western Railway line must operate efficiently to fetch more money for running the company and the nation. Mr Woode, who was speaking in an interview with Ghana News Agency (GNA) sai ...
A Happy Shopper (Middle) Shows Off A Bunch Of Shopping Vouchers He Won In The Pay Your Bill Promo

Achimota Mall Pays Shopping Bills For Lucky Shoppers

Monday, January 23, 2017 Shoppers have been enjoying a field day at the Achimota Retail Centre where many are being reimbursed the full value of their shopping in vouchers as part of the mall rsquo;s New Year customer reward promotion. The month-long lsquo;Pay Your Bills rsquo; promo started on January 2 and has ...

Former sunyani MCE passes on

Monday, January 23, 2017 Sunyani, Jan. 23, GNA - Mr. Kwasi Oppong-Ababio, the immediate past Sunyani Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has passed on. The Ghana News Agency gathered that the late Oppong-Ababio died on arrival at the Sunyani Regional Hospital on Saturday night. His body has since been deposited at the Hos ...

YAF donates to Psychiatric Hospital

Monday, January 23, 2017 By Julius K. Satsi, GNA Accra, Jan. 23, GNA - The Young Adult Fellowship (YAF) of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana has donated some items to the Accra Psychiatric Hospital valued at GH 3,000.00 as part of activities marking its tenth anniversary celebration. The items included some bags of maize ...

Red Cross appeals for support

Sunday, January 22, 2017 By Mildred Siabi-Mensah, GNA Sekondi, Jan. 22, GNA - Mr Matthew Boateng, the Western Regional Manager of the Ghana Red Cross Society, has called on the public to support the Society to enable it to meet its core mandate of helping society. He said the society depended largely on benevolence of t ...

Sufficient resources at Administrator-General's Office vital

Sunday, January 22, 2017 By Beatrice Asamani-Savage/Godwill Arthur-Mensah, GNA Accra, Jan. 20, GNA - The Administrator-General's Office, would seek financial clearance next year in order to recruit more personnel and acquire logistics that would enable the Office to undertake its mandate effectively and efficiently. M ...
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