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GMA threatens gov’t over market premiums

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has warned the government that its members will “begin series of action” if it fails to fully implement the unresolved concerns regarding their market premiums and reduced pensions. It has since given the government a 5-month ultimatum to address the matter. Doctors across the country in 2015 embarked on a nationwide strike that lasted a ...

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Redington Gulf reduces iPhone 6 prices for Christmas

Redington Gulf, Value Added Distributor(VAD) for Apple products in Ghana, in collaboration with their Authorized Resellers Telefonika and iSHOP, is offering attractive prices for iPhone 6 to coincide with the onset of the Christmas season. The new iPhone 6 is now available and retails at GHS 1,690, with a free iSim Dual adapter which enables users to use two SIM ...

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QUAO: Appiah taking good, solid baby steps

Despite Ghana’s 1-1 draw with Egypt on Sunday in Cape Coast, Citi Sports’ Nathan Quao believes that the Black Stars showed great positive signs in their rebuilding process led by Kwesi Appiah. The result may have been a draw but coach Kwesi Appiah can walk away a happy man knowing that his rebuilding job is on the right track. The ...

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More processing plants needed to treat waste

President Akufo-Addo’s promise of making Accra the cleanest city in Africa may face some challenges because of inadequate waste processing plants in the country. The few existing ones mainly based in the capital, Accra, do not also have the capacity to process all the huge waste generated in Accra and its environs on a daily basis. In Accra, out of ...

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Hohoe, Peki indigenes celebrate Gbidukorza festival with health walk [Photos]

As part of activities to mark this year’s 22nd Gbidukorza festival which is celebrated among the people of Peki and Hohoe in the Volta Region, hundreds of indigenes of both towns converged on the Ayi Mensah toll booth to participate in a health walk. The health walk, which is the first of its kind forms part of many other pre-festival ...

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Mercy Foundation celebrates 5th anniversary

A non-governmental organization, Mercy Foundation Child Development Centre has celebrated its 5th anniversary. The foundation located at Mamfe in the Akuapem Municipality in the Eastern Region provides holistic development and support for children and youth within its catchment area. The Foundation at the commemoration of the anniversary over the weekend used the opportunity to unveil a new mechanized borehole at ...

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Woyome ‘runs’ to Supreme Court for cover

In what observers have described as legal gymnastics, embattled businessman, Alfred Woyome, has once again filed a fresh suit at the Supreme Court seeking to halt all processes intended to retrieve the GHc51 million judgment debt wrongfully paid to him by the state. This is the sixth application he has filed since the beginning of his oral examination by the ...

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Mandela Washington Fellows Association of Ghana donates to Sierra Leone’s mudslide victims

The Mandela Washington Fellows Association of Ghana (MWFAG) has paid a courtesy call on the Sierra Leonean High Commissioner to Ghana, Her Excellency, Umu Hawa Tejan–Jalloh. The visit was to discuss issues of mutual benefit to both parties and commiserate with the High Commissioner and the people of Sierra Leone, following the mudslide disaster that devastated the West African country, ...

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Newspaper headlines: Monday, November 13, 2017

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NPA wins 2017 Climate and Clean Air Award for Outstanding Policy

Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Hassan Tampuli, has reiterated the Authority’s commitment to promoting a clean environment, with its ongoing policy to ensure the enforcement of low sulphur diesel standards. He said this when he received this year’s “Outstanding Policy” award from the Climate and Clean Air Alliance at the on-going Climate Change Summit (COP23) in ...

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