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ECG to construct switching station at Asebu

As part of efforts to improve power supply in the Central Region, the Electricity Company of Ghana [ECG], is constructing a 33kV Switching Station at Asebu in the Abura-Asebu- Kwamang Kese District of the Central Region. The construction of the Switching Station adds to the numerous interventions by the management of the Electricity Company of Ghana [ECG], to reduce system ...

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Youth group calls for improved security in ‘troubled’ Bimbilla

A group calling itself the Nanumba Youth Association (NAYA), has expressed concern about the mounting insecurity in Bimbilla and its environs, and has appealed to government to as a matter of urgency, take actions that would calm tensions and restore peace. The group also indicated that, the security personnel stationed in Bimbilla are few, hence their inability to arrest perpetrators ...

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Apply domestic violence laws meticulously – CID boss to crime officers

The Director General of the Criminal Investigations Department [CID] of the Police Service, DCOP Maame Tiwaa Addo-Danquah, has charged police crime officers to diligently apply the Domestic Violence Act (732, 2007) and Domestic Violence Regulations (LI 2237, 2016) in dealing with gender related violence cases. She said a thorough understanding of the regulations will aid the officers in their pursuit ...

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A/Region: Pastor condemns ‘attack’ on his church by feuding Ahwiaa youth

The pastor of the St. Peters Catholic Church at Ahwiaa in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region, has condemned Saturday’s violent clashes in the area by two youth groups. The youth among other things vandalized vehicles and properties belonging to the Church. Rev. Father Joseph Savino Gyimah, after assessing the extent of damage caused, expressed his disappointment that ...

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IMANI Africa gets new fellow, Casely Ato Coleman

Policy think tank, IMANI Africa has announced its acceptance of Casely Ato Coleman as its newest fellow. IMANI Africa, which was recently named the most influential think tank in Ghana and 3rd most influential in Sub-Saharan Africa said Coleman joins the organization with over decades’ experience in Leadership, Human Resource and Organizational Development from the International development, profit, and public ...

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IMANI voted Ghana’s 1st and Africa’s 3rd most influential think tank in 2017

IMANI Africa has been ranked the third best think tank in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2017 among several other accolades by the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP), University of Pennsylvania. In 2007, the TTCSP developed and launched a global index of think tanks called Global Go To Think Tank Index, which serves as a framework for publishing the Global Go To Think Tank Index Reports annually.  The ...

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ECG opens sub-station in Dangme West District

A 250MVA primary sub-station has been opened at Mobole in the Dangme West District by the Tema Regional branch of the Electricity Company of Ghana [ECG]. The new facility, which will complement two existing Bulk Supply Points (BSPs), Station ‘H’ and Smelter II, will serve customers in Appolonia, Dawhenya, Dodowa, Mobole, Adenta, Mampong and other nearby communities. The new project, ...

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No new jobs ‘under planting for food and job’- Inusah Fuseini

The National Democratic Congress ]NDC] Member of Parliament for Tamale Central, Inusah Fuseini, has urged Ghanaians to disregard claims by the Ministry of Agriculture that over 700,000 jobs have been created under the government’s  planting for food and jobs programme. According to him, extending services to already existing farmers cannot be considered as creating new jobs. His comments follows the ...

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Amend Law school admission L.I. before relaying it – Kofi Bentil

Vice President of policy think tank, IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil, has called on the General Legal Council to rework the controversial Legal Profession Regulations, and re-submit same to parliament. His comment comes on the back of a call by the Attorney General, Gloria Afua Akuffo, for the Legal Profession Regulations to be withdrawn from Parliament and re-laid due to a procedural ...

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Odinga blocks Ghanaian Facebooker over ‘insulting’ comment

When Kenya’s self-appointed president, Raila Odinga vowed to protect the interest of Kenyans and clamp down against persons who challenge his government, that appears to include those who express a different political opinion from his on social media. Odinga did not take kindly to the words of a Ghanaian researcher who strongly condemned him for swearing himself in as president ...

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