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AquaVenture Holdings acquires Teshie desalination plant

American water services company, AquaVenture Holdings, has acquired a majority stake in the Teshie Desalination Plant. Abengoa, operators of the plant signed an agreement with AquaVenture Holdings to transfer 56 percent of its shares in the plant, worth about 26 million dollars. The Teshie Desalination Plant was shut down in 2017 for a renegotiation of the contract with government, which is believed ...

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Report on AMERI deal not ready – C’ttee Chairman

The Committee tasked to investigate the controversial AMERI power deal is yet to present its report to Parliament, six months after it was set up. In August 2017, the Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, K.T Hammond, filed a motion asking Parliament to rescind the earlier ratification of the deal with was signed by the Mahama administration. Prior to the ...

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First Lady inaugurates CHPS compound at Nyanshegu

Ghana’s First Lady, Rebecca Akufo Addo has inaugurated a Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compound at Nyanshegu in the Sagnarigu Municipality of the Northern Region. The ultra-modern health facility was funded by the her initiative, Infanta Malaria Prevention Foundation and its partners. In addition, the Foundation organized a free health screening exercise and catered for the needs of persons living ...

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Mother, 3 others arrested for killing supposed ‘evil child’

Four persons have been arrested by police at Akyem Oda in the Eastern Region for allegedly killing a child accused of possessing an evil spirit. Those arrested includes the mother and grandmother of the deceased five year-old child. Eastern Regional Police Public Relations Officer, Ebenezer Tetteh, told Citi News the police are still on a manhunt for the father of ...

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Jospong boss denies deliberately failing to appear in court

The Chief Executive Officer of the Jospong Group of Companies, Joseph Siaw Agyapong has described media reports suggesting that he had deliberately absented himself from court, causing a bench warrant to be issued for his arrest, as mischievous. He explained that, his absence from the court hearing which compelled the court to issue the warrant “was not deliberate” because “he had ...

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Lecturer urges crackdown on gender stereotyping at workplaces

A Professor at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Cape Coast, Akua Britwum, has bemoaned the failure of the state to reduce gender stereotyping in both formal and informal work environments. She lamented that the situation has increased the precarious conditions under which women work in the country. Professor Akua Britwum made the observation on Tuesday in ...

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Ankaful Hospital Director asked to temporarily step aside

The Ministry of Health has asked the embattled Director of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital, Dr. Eugene Dordoye to relinquish his position temporarily. The decision was arrived at after an emergency meeting today [Friday] between the Ministry and the medical director. The nurses and physician assistants at the facility withdrew their services earlier this week, and demanded that Dr. Dordoye’s appointment ...

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AirtelTigo showers love on Adaklu Salvation Army, Tupaa MA Basic schools

With laughter and good cheer, pupils and teachers of Adaklu Abuadi Salvation Army School and Tupaa MA Basic School in the Volta and Greater Accra regions, celebrated Valentine’s Day, with telecom company, AirtelTigo. Staff of the company read to the pupils and donated school supplies, including exercise books, mathematical instruments, school bags, mugs among others to both schools in separate ...

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Stop giving ‘scraps’ to the judiciary – Angry CJ tells gov’t

Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo, has in a rather harsh tone, expressed her anger at successive governments for not placing value on the judiciary in terms of financing, saying they are often the last arm of government to be considered when government is releasing funding. According to the Chief Justice, the adjudicatory arm of government is often relegated to the background, ...

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Africa must prioritize education to ensure dev’t – Nana Addo

President Akufo Addo has called on fellow African leaders to make education a top priority in their countries. According to him the education of Africa’s youth is crucial to the development of the countries on the continent. ‘’The urgent responsibility we face is to make our countries, our continent attractive for our youth to see as places of opportunities. It ...

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