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Use agriculture as bait for economic development – Kofi Annan

Mr. Kofi Annan, Former United Nations (UN) Secretary-General has said agriculture could be a powerful bait in the process of economic development in Africa. He therefore urged private investors and governments to consider agriculture as a business and invest in it to achieve the desired socio-economic development and reduce poverty in Africa. Mr Annan said this when he visited the ...

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PUSAG women donate to KATH paediatric unit

The Women’s Commission of Private University Students Association of Ghana (PUSAG), has donated assorted food items to the Paediatric Unit of Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi. On Monday March 6, 2017, as Ghana marked her 60th Independence anniversary, the women’s commission led by the commissioner, Miss Bridget Akosah-Antwi, fed about 100 kids who are on admission at the ...

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NPP will “choke under lies, propaganda” – NDC MP

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Bolga Central, Isaac Adongo, has said the NDC will emerge much stronger in 2020, despite its painful defeat in the 2016 general elections. According to him, not even the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) “lies and propaganda” can sustain the electorates’ interest and confidence in the party in the 2020 elections. “The NDC ...

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Small-scale mining: NGO pushes for technology to replace use of mercury

Friends of the Nation, a socio-economic advocacy NGO in the Western Region, has started a regional consultative stakeholder engagement seeking to promote the use of new technologies in place of mercury in small-scale mining. The move is in line with the Minamata Convention, which among other things seeks an end to the use of harmful chemicals such as mercury due ...

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Justice Dery, Logoh, challenge Chief Justice over choice of lawyer

Embattled judges, Justice Paul Uuter Dery and Justice Habib Logoh, have challenged the Chief Justice, Theodora Georgina Wood, for selecting a private legal practitioner to represent her in court instead of the Attorney General. The two, who are fighting the actions of the Chief Justice at the Supreme Court over their role in the judicial corruption scandal, together with Justice Gilbert ...

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I won’t use ‘crude tactics’ to deal with hawkers – Accra MCE

The newly appointed Metropolitan Chief Executive for the Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, has indicated that when approved, his tenure as the AMA boss will not see his outfit resort to the use of ‘crude tactics’ to deal with hawkers. The previous AMA boss, Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, was noted for his forceful approach to dealing with hawkers and other activities ...

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NPP copied special initiatives from NDC- Richard Quashigah

NDC Member of Parliament for Keta, Richard Quarshigah, has said the Akufo-Addo government has not put forward any original ideas to create jobs, and also how it intends to implement other initiatives. Speaking to Citi News’ Duke Mensah Opoku, he further suggested that, the New Patriotic Party government copied ideas from the opposition National Democratic Congress, but didn’t copy well ...

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#HeritageCaravan: Patrons treated to bonfire night [Photos]

Patrons of Citi FM‘s Heritage Caravan, were treated to a bonfire night on Day five of the trip. Activities that spiced the bonfire night included karaoke, storytelling, and some outdoor games. What blew up the excitement was the great tunes from some patrons such as African Soul Music artiste, Nene Narh, Hush Mola, Apiokor Ashong, Jessica Opare Saforo, Fremah and Adepa. That ...

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Nana Addo names MCEs for KMA, AMA, Tamale, Takoradi

President Akufo-Addo has nominated four Metropolitan Chief Executives for Accra, Kumasi, Takoradi and Tamale, subject to approval by the respective assemblies. This leaves the President with 212 more persons to be named for the various assemblies. They are Iddrisu Musah, also known as Musa Superior, who is headed for the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, a former Greater Accra Regional ...

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GPRTU warns drivers against charging unapproved fares

The Ghana Private Road and Transport Union (GPRTU), has directed its members not to increase transport fares. This comes after numerous reports of a 15% increase in transport fares in some parts of Accra. But according to the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), it has not sanctioned any increment, and that any driver who increases his fare does so on ...

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