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Nana Asaase, Chief Moomen advise poets on World Poetry Day

Poet and literary coach, Nana Asaase has said that poets in Ghana can be successful without solely relying on support from people. According to him, because the world is a global village, poets of modern times can make it if they work hard and produce good work. “Some might talk of sponsorship and recognition but these things are a case of ...

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Jasikan: Israeli Embassy, Bueman SHS mark Israel@70 with tree planting


As part of activities to mark Israel at 70 in Ghana, the Embassy of Israel in partnership with the Akrofo Human Resource Development Centre and Bueman Senior High School in Jasikan, has embarked on a Tree Planting project. The project saw the Embassy lead in the planting of about 500 eucalyptus seedlings at the Bueman SHS and the Township of ...

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336 killed in over 2,000 accidents in just two months

The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), has revealed that 336 people lost their lives in road accidents in the first two months of 2018. The Commission also stated that a total of 2,095 road crashes were recorded in January and February alone, representing a significant rise from the same period in 2017. Speaking to Citi News on the sidelines of ...

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‘Ghanaians not ready to live with foreign troops’ – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings, has somewhat kicked against the government’s decision to host foreign troops from the United States of America in the country, as part of a US-Ghana defence cooperation arrangement. He said, “Ghanaians may love Americans but not to the extent of living with [the] foreign troops,” he said. Rawlings, a former military leader, suggested that the ...

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We’ll save uniBank first, probe management later – BoG

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has said establishing wrongdoing on the part of the hierarchy of uniBank is not its key focus, after the Central Bank took over management of the indigenous financial institution. The BoG’s 2nd Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Elsie Awadzi said the takeover of uniBank is primarily to keep it from collapse. “We do have information ...

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Ghana-Namibia Friendship Association salutes Namibia on its 28th Independence Day

The Ghana-Namibia Friendship Association (GNFA) has described as inspiring the strides made by Namibia as the country marks its 28th independence day today. Namibia which gained self-rule from South Africa in 1990 remains one of Africa’s youngest nations, yet is counted among the most promising. In a statement to commemorate the independence anniversary, Chairman of the Association, His Excellency, Haruna ...

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385 communities in U/E declared Open Defecation Free

385 out of 1,990 communities of the Upper East Region have been certified Open Defecation Free through the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) model. The CLTS model, which encourages communities to use local materials to construct latrines was adopted in 2015 and triggered the certification of 15 communities as open defecation free, with 42 more being certified in 2016. Speaking ...

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NDC MP walks out of C’ttee meeting over US ‘military camp’ deal

A Member of the Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Parliament, Rockson Dafeamekpor, today [Wednesday], walked out of a meeting to consider an agreement with the United States of America for a defence cooperation arrangement, that will allow them to have a camp in Ghana for its military forces. Mr. Dafeamekpor, a member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority, said ...

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Probe into UT, Capital Banks’ collapse not yet complete – Elsie Awadzie

The second deputy Governor of Bank of Ghana, Elsie Awadzie has stated that the Bank of Ghana (BoG) is yet to complete investigations to ascertain whether the activities of the top officials of UT Bank and Capital Bank led to the collapse of the two financial institutions. According to her, once the takeover of the two banks was confirmed, the BoG ...

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Give all households bins for proper waste management – Zoomlion boss

The Chief Executive Officer of Zoomlion Ghana limited, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong has stated that the basic solution to Ghana’s sanitation challenges is to ensure that every household has a waste bin, which is a prerequisite for effective waste management. Dr. Agyepong, who made these remarks at a stakeholders’ forum on sanitation organized in Accra, revealed that improper waste storage ...

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