Tag Archives: Ghana News

‘Broken down MRI machines my major concern’- Agyeman Manu

Kwaku Agyemang Manu, Minister of Health

The Ministry of Health has admitted to serious challenges with MRI machines in most government health facilities. A number of Ghanaians have complained to Citi News that they are forced to pay exorbitant fees at private health facilities for MRI scans due to the breakdown of government-owned machines. Speaking to Citi News, the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman Manu, said although they are working ...

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C/R: No cholera case recorded in 2017 – Regional Health Director

The Central Region in 2017, did not record any cholera case according to the Regional Director of the Ghana Health Services, Dr. Alexis Nang-Beifubah. In the Regional Director’s words, “The Region never recorded any epidemic-prone disease; the Region did not record meningitis, cholera, yellow fever”. The Regional Director made this known in his address on Tuesday at Cape Coast, at ...

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Otiko Djaba ‘fights’ American couple over adopted baby

The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisa Djaba, has filed an application for stay of execution pending appeal of an order by an Accra high court which granted an American couple the chance to travel out of the country with a 4-year-old girl they adopted. The couple, Ethan Michael Ram and Hilary Holt Ram, in February, 2017 ...

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AMA introduces waste segregation program in SHSs

AMA boss, Mohammed Adjei Sowah

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has introduced a waste segregation program in some Senior High Schools in the capital. According to the AMA, the program forms part of efforts to inculcate a waste management culture in the citizenry. Speaking to Citi News, the Chief Resilience Officer and Sustainability Advisor at the AMA, Desmond Chris Appiah, said his outfit would ensure ...

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Air Namibia’s first flight on re-entry to Ghana postponed

Air Namibia

Air Namibia’s much-anticipated return to Ghana has been postponed. The postponement of flight operations in Ghana according to a press release from the company is due to “external factors; non-availability of departure slot at Kotoka Airport.” As a result, the initial commencement flight originally scheduled for 22:05 hours on March 25, 2018, has been deferred to June 29, 2018 at ...

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One dead, 200 injured at Kasoa Amanfrom after Tuesday’s rain

A 38-year-old man has been confirmed dead at Amanfrom after he was struck by lightning on Tuesday at Ngleshie Amanfrom near Kasoa in the Ga South Municipality. The downpour is said to have also injured about 200 people in the municipality. The injured persons were admitted at the Amanfrom Government Hospital, but majority of them have been treated and discharged. ...

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500 Ghanaians stranded in Dubai- Gov’t

Government has revealed that some 500 young Ghanaians have been left stranded in Dubai. The 500 were sent to the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates [UAE] by fake recruitment agencies for non existing jobs. Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, however said government is collaborating with authorities in the UAE to repatriate them. The Minister further indicated ...

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Michelle Obama commends Black Panther producers

Michelle Obama has sent congratulations to the makers of Black Panther after a weekend that saw the superhero film rack up blockbuster box-office takings. “I loved this movie,” wrote the former First Lady on Monday. “Because of you, young people will finally see superheroes that look like them on the big screen,” she said. And it seems she’s not alone in ...

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Re-mark scripts, scrap Exams Board – Law students demand

Samuel Gyamfi, Ghana Law School SRC President

The Students’ Representative Council (SRC) of the Ghana School of Law, has called for the examination scripts of the Ghana Law School students to be re-marked following the revelation that over 80 percent of persons who wrote the May 2017 exams failed. The SRC had earlier called for the school’s Independent Examinations Board, which conducted the exams and was responsible ...

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Students blame curriculum for massive law school exam failure

Some students of the Ghana School of Law are blaming the existing curriculum of the school for the massive failure in its recent examination. It is reported that more than 80% of students who wrote the examination in May 2017 failed, as only 91 out of the over 500 candidates passed. The development comes at a time when Parliament is ...

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