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‘Declare September 1 as public holiday’

The Dean of Students for the Institute of Local Government Studies, Dr Eric Oduro Osae, has called on the government to declare September 1, 2015, the date for the district-level and unit committee elections as a public holiday. “This will ...

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Ghana gets $8 million to fight climate change effects

The Adaptation Fund Board (AFB) has approved $ 8 million for Ghana to support the government to protect the climate and reduce the effect of climate change on the ecosystem and people. The AFB is the operating entity responsible for ...

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Sefwiman Rural Bank supports agric dev’t

The Sefwiman Rural Bank in the Western Region has voted GH¢1.7 million to support the development of the agricultural sector in its operational area to help create jobs, increase the income of the people and promote the development of the ...

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NDC nomination forms

The race for the 275 parliamentary slots of the governing National Democratic Congress appears to be making nonsense of the tireless claims by MPs that the job is simply a thankless tedium. Scores of people, especially young men and women ...

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US Project to Help Ghana’s Poultry Industry

US – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has teamed up with other organisations to implement a major poultry development project in the West African country of Ghana. The USDA will implement the programme with American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World ...

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SEC commences review of ADB IPO

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has told Citi Business News it is currently reviewing documents from Agricultural Development Bank (ADB) over moves to resume their Initial Public Offering (IPO). This comes after ADB officially wrote to inform SEC, seeking ...

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Champions League group stage draw 2015-16

Manchester City have been drawn against last season’s finalists Juventus, from Italy and Europa League winners Seville, from Spain. The final team in Group D is the German side Borussia Monchengladbach. Arsenal were drawn in Group F along with Bayern ...

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Some food stuffs go down marginally in final week of August

Some prices of food stuffs across the various markets in the country went down marginally. Commodities like maize and soya beans lost 2 percent while imported rice lost a percentage point, according to a nationwide monitoring by Esoko Ghana limited. ...

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Two Ghanaians join ISIS – National Security Co-ordinator confirms

The National Security Co-ordinator, Mr Yaw Donkor, has confirmed that two Ghanaians have joined the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). He said per the records of the National Security, Nazir Nortei Alema, a 25-year-old graduate of ...

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I’m confident EC will compile new voters’ register – Nana Addo

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Akufo Addo is confident the Electoral Commission (EC) will compile a new voters’ register before the 2016 elections. Nana Akufo-Addo believes a new register will make the results of the 2016 elections credible. ...

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