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Kwesi Botchway c’ttee presents NDC election defeat report

The 13-member committee set up by the National Democratic Congress (NDC), to probe its defeat in the 2016 election, has presented its findings to the National Executive Council (NEC) today, June 19, 2017. As part of its recommendations, the committee has asked the party to take a holistic look at the party’s biometric electoral register. The 55-paged report, titled, ‘listening to ...

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GJA demands apology over sacking of journalists from court

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), is demanding an apology from the Judicial Service following the dismissal of some journalists from an Accra Magistrate court last week. The journalists covering the Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu murder trial were kicked out from the court by the Magistrate, Arit Nsemoh without any reason. Angered by the directive, the journalists had threatened to petition the ...

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Immigration Service commended for human traffickers’ arrest

The Ghana Association of Private Employment Agencies (GHAPEA), has applauded the Ghana Immigration Service for its proficient role which led to the arrest of four human traffickers in Ghana. In a statement signed by the Executive Secretary of GHAPEA, Rev Dr. Ocansey, the group lauded the service and encouraged it to do more to curb the increasing rate of the ...

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Fraud by 19 Customs officials equals donor support for 2016 – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo says donor support to the budgets of some ministries in 2016 is the equal to the revenue allegedly diverted by some 19 customs officials who were arrested recently. President Akufo-Addo was addressing the Ghanaian community resident in the United Kingdom, at an event held at the Central Hall, Westminster, London. It will be recalled that three weeks ...

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Asamoah Gyan reveals consulting Mallams, Pastors to enhance career [Video]

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan, has sparked a huge and unending debate in football by revealing that he consults Mallams as well as Pastors to fortify himself for matches. The Black Stars skipper stated that, football game itself is spiritual in nature and seeking prayers from Mallam and Pastors is the right path for success. Gyan indicated that, the public has ...

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There’s reward in diligence, hard work –NSMQ participants told

Head of Anaethesia at FOCOS Orthopaedic Hospital, Dr. Irene Adorkor Wulff, on Thursday mentored Senior High School students at the ongoing National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) competition, at the University of Ghana, Legon. The morning mentorship talk, which is an empowerment session put in place by organizers of the competition, saw the seasoned Consultant Anaesthetist  take her turn to ...

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Jobs: $100m initiative to be launched next month

The government is to launch a $100 million National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan (NEIP). The main objective of this flagship government programme, is to create jobs through entrepreneurship and skills development for young people. NEIP will begin with a $10 million seed fund to be provided by government but will be scaled up to $100 million through the private sector ...

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Ghana’s nurses and midwives deficit hits 38,000

The Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives Association, has called on the government to prioritise employment of Graduate Nurses and Midwives to bridge the Nurses/Patient ratio gap that currently stands at one is to 22. An assessment by the association reveals that Ghana will need not less than 38,000 Nurses and Midwives to fill the nurses-patient ratio. The Association has also ...

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COCOBOD workers demand pay rise despite crippling debt

Intelligence gathered by The Finder indicates that staff of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) are demanding salary increment despite a myriad of challenges, including the huge fall in the price of raw cocoa beans on the world market and GH₵10 billion debt overhang inherited by the new management. Text messages being circulated among COCOBOD workers and sighted by The Finder is ...

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GUNA executives call on National President

The National President of Ghana United Nations Association (GUNA), Mr. Peter Nanfuri, a former IGP, has called on executives of the association to work in unison in ensuring upliftment of the organization. According to him, successes of every organization largely depend on the level of cooperation between executives and members of the organization and thus urged them to develop all ...

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