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Optometrists urge gov’t to prioritize eye care


Dr. Remy Ninkpe, the National President of the Ghana Optometric Association, has urged the government to make eye care a priority in government policies. He said this was necessary due to the globally increasing trend of eye conditions such as diabetic retinopathy and myopia, which could result in dire consequences. Dr. Ninkpe, who was addressing the 2017 Annual General Meeting of the Association ...

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Bolga: Lecturers lock out nursing college principal over ‘corruption’


Tutors of the Bolgatanga Nursing Training College in the Upper East Region, have locked up the office of the school’s principal, Bawa Awula, over allegations of abuse of office and misappropriation of funds. The tutors, who threatened to boycott lectures, are demanding that the principal steps aside to pave way for investigations into his conduct. The tutors, numbering about 18, ...

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We didn’t inflate waste bin contract – Jospong Group


Jospong Group, owners of waste management firm, Zoomlion and other subsidiaries, has described as malicious recent claims that it inflated the cost of a contract it had with the previous National Democratic Congress (NDC) government to supply waste bins. The Group in a statement copied to, said Accra-based Joy FM as well as other media platforms that carried the allegations, ...

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NPP considers expansion of electoral college


There are calls for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to increase its electoral college to include more delegates who will elect the party’s national executives. This is one of the many proposals that have came up for consideration at the party’s 25th Annual Delegates’ Conference at Cape Coast on Saturday. Only 5,000 delegates are allowed to vote for national officers ...

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Bolga Polytechnic given 14 days to clear electricity debt


Management of the Bolgatanga Polytechnic have been given a 14-day ultimatum to pay an amount of GHC713,327.78 it owes the Volta River Authority  as electricity debt or risk being disconnected from the national grid. The school was disconnected on July 7, 2017 over its indebtedness to VRA and that greatly affected both academic and administrative work. The management of the school on ...

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Gov’t to develop -3year strategic plan for water, sanitation – Adda

Joseph Kofi Adda, Sanitation and Water Resources Minister.

Joseph Kofi Adda, Sanitation and Water Resources Minister, has disclosed that Government will in the coming days develop a three-year strategic plan for the water and sanitation sector. This, he assured, would help Ghana effectively manage waste, and also go a long way to improve the water situation. The issue of collection, management, and disposal of solid waste, continues to ...

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Govt’s alibi for release of Delta Force members untrue – Amaliba

Abraham Amaliba

A member of the legal team of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Abraham Amaliba has described as a ‘cock and bull story’ the explanation by the Ministry of Information on the discharge of some members of pro-NPP vigilante group, Delta Forces on Wednesday. The members of the group were standing trial for forcibly entering a court room in Kumasi and ...

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POTAG assures government of good working relationship

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The Association teachers of Technical Universities and Polytechnics (POTAG) has congratulated President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on his assumption of office as the Fifth President of the Fourth Republic. The Association also congratulated Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education Designate and assured of good working relationship with the government. Addressing a press conference in Ho on Friday, the Association ...

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