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Global Media Alliance wins international award for excellence in internal communications campaign

Global Media Alliance (GMA), has been adjudged the Best Agency in Internal Communications at this year’s Golden World Awards organized by the International Public Relations Association (IPRA) in Barcelona, Spain over the weekend. GMA beat over 29 other international PR agencies to win the much sought-after award. The event witnessed winners from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America, Middle-East ...

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Concerned Teachers planned strike suspended again

Ali Awudu

The Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT) has put on hold a planned nationwide strike which was due to begin today [Tuesday]. This is despite their stern threat a fortnight ago over the non-payment of their salary arrears. According to the Coalition, the government had failed to honour its pledges to pay the monies on two occasions. Speaking to Citi News ...

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You can’t do business with gov’t without TIN – GRA warns

Kofi Nti

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has announced that individuals without a Tax Identification Number (TIN), effective today [April 3, 2018] will not be allowed to acquire a Driver’s license, open a bank account, get a passport, transact business with government, or register a business. The TIN, according to the GRA, is aimed at uniquely identifying potential taxpayers to broaden the ...

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Reduce TV hours, study hard – DCE

children watching tv

The Upper West Akim District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Eugene Sackey, has advised pupils to avoid spending long hours watching television and concentrate more on their studies. He said the government would continue to support education through various reforms in the district and the country as a whole. Mr Sackey, who was speaking at the 80th anniversary of Nyanoa Methodist Basic ...

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Mahama still silent on 2020; says he’s focused on restructuring

Former President John Dramani Mahama has once again refused to state whether he intends to stand for president in the 2020 elections on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). According to him, his focus at the moment is on contributing towards the party’s restructuring and healing process to make the NDC a stronger force in the elections. Some supporters ...

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Two arrested over attack on Eric Opoku, NDC members

Two suspects are in the custody of the Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command following the attack on the Member of Parliament for Asunafo South Constituency, Eric Opoku, by some unknown assailants. The assailants also inflicted deep machete wounds on three other persons believed to be supporters of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). In an interview with Citi News, the ...

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Ghanaians quiz US Embassy on Twitter over ‘military base’ deal

Over the past few weeks, Ghanaians have been debating the government of Ghana’s defence cooperation agreement with the United States. Under the agreement, Ghana will among other things host some US troops as well as give them free access to Ghana’s radio spectrum. They will also be given unhindered access to some of the country’s key military installations, but many Ghanaians, including ...

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Renegotiate US ‘military base’ deal – Ablakwa dares Nana Addo

Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

National Democratic Congress [NDC] Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has challenged President Nana Akufo-Addo to renegotiate the Ghana-US defence cooperation agreement that has received widespread criticism from the public. In an open letter to the President, Mr. Ablakwa said the President’s silence on the matter was uncharacteristic of the man known to be very vocal. “Respectfully, Mr ...

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FDA partners Pharmacy Council to curb Tramadol abuse

As the abuse of Tramadol continues to rise in Ghana, the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is joining forces with a number of sector agencies to curb the illegal distribution and sale of the drug. According to the Chief Executive Officer of the FDA, Mrs Delese Mimi Darko, her outfit is partnering with the Pharmacy Council to boost their surveillance. ...

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Bakua Health Centre needs facelift – Volta Chief

Nana Soglo

Paramount Chief of Likpe Traditional Area and President of the Volta Regional House of Chiefs, Nana Soglo Alloh IV, has appealed for the renovation of the Bakua Health Centre, which was built in 1965. He said the facility, which has a laboratory, reproductive health department, Out Patients Department, maternal and child health departments and 15 bungalows for staff was in a deplorable ...

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