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Author Archives: Delali Adogla-Bessa

2018 Kwahu Easter paragliding festival kicks off [Photos]

The 2018 Kwahu Easter Paragliding Festival officially opened on Easter Friday for patrons across the world to enjoy another year of exciting flying experience. Patrons of this year’s paragliding festival can expect to have a hitch-free experience as organizers have moved to improve on previous experiences. For instance, all four pilots can now take off at the same time, instead ...

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2 arrested over deaths from injections at New Senchi

Two medical personnel have been detained by the Senchi-Adome Police over the deaths of three patients at the New Senchi Health Centre in the Asuogyaman District. The District Director of Health, Abdul Aziz Abdulai, confirmed to Citi News that the two; James Yeboah, who is believed to have administered the injections and Simon Takeramah, the manager of the facility, are ...

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‘Contaminated’ drugs possible cause of injection deaths – FDA

FDA CEO, Delese Mimi Darko

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) has said the deaths of three persons at the New Senchi Health Centre at Akrade in the Eastern Region from some injections may have been caused by contaminated medication. The medication in question, o.9% Normal Saline, is believed to have been contaminated after being used multiple times, according to a statement from the FDA. ...

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U/E: GES ‘sacks’ teachers with banking, marketing certificates

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has terminated the appointments of all new teachers with banking, marketing and finance certificates engaged as teaching and non-teaching staff after the Service’s limited recruitment exercise. According to the Upper East Regional Education Director, Patricia Ayiko, an order was given from the Headquarters of the Ghana Education Service instructing the immediate abrogation of their engagement. ...

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E/R: GHS probes mysterious deaths from injections

A team of personnel from the Ghana Health Service (GHS) is currently probing deaths of three persons who reportedly died after receiving some injections at the New Senchi Health Centre at Akrade in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern region Two others are also in critical condition. The Director of Public Health at Ghana Health Service, Dr. Badu Sarkodie confirmed the ...

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Burnt meters leave Nungua Cold Store residents in darkness

ECG prepaid meters

Some residents of an area in Nungua known as Cold Store, have been without electricity for nearly a week. This was after the meter compartment in their area caught fire. The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), is yet to fix the problem despite several calls from customers. According to residents, even though some technicians from the Nungua branch of the ...

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Final year SHS students to pay half of third term fees – GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES), has directed that public Senior High Schools only charge final year students half of the third term fees for the 2017/2018 academic year. This is because the students, who will be sitting for the 2018 WASSCE examinations will spend only seven weeks in school instead of the full 14 weeks. A GES memo, sighted by ...

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Flagstaff House renaming a ‘cheap diversionary tactic’ – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), has described the decision to change the name of the seat of government from Flagstaff House to Jubilee House as a diversionary tactic from the Akufo-Addo administration. The NDC, in a statement, urged Ghanaians not to lose sight of the fight against the ratification of the controversial defence cooperation agreement between Ghana and the US. The deal ...

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NEIP, Indian company to roll out 29 factories for young startups

Chief Executive Officer of NEIP, John Kumah

The National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan (NEIP) has partnered with an Indian company to roll out 29 new factories for new businesses headed by young Ghanaians. The Chief Executive Officer of NEIP, John Kumah, who is currently in India participating in the India-Africa Conclave, disclosed that NEIP has partnered ACE Construction Company in India to roll out the 29 new ...

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NDC ’emboldened’ by Anyidoho’s arrest – Kofi Adams

The National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams has indicated the resolve of his party to continue its critique of the Akufo-Addo government following the arrest of its Deputy General Secretary of Koku Anyidoho. Mr Anyidoho was arrested on Tuesday for comments he made in his criticism of the ratification of the controversial defence cooperation agreement between Ghana ...

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