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NAGRAT Begs Gov’t over Deletion of ‘Ghost Names’

The National Association of Graduate is begging government to suspend it decision of removing some 26,000 names of employees from the payroll. According to NAGRAT such move could result in total chaos in the country. “Much as we agree that ...

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Coconut Grove Hotel, GN Bank, Two TV Stations Gutted By Fire

The GN Bank owned by businessman cum politician Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has been caught up in fire as helpless fire personnel struggle to fight it. TV3’s Selorm Amenyah who is at the scene gathered that the fire started from ...

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Pay Us Our Allowances By April 26 Or… Jusag Warns Gov’t

The Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG) has handed government an April 26 deadline to pay allowances due members or face an industrial action. The association is demanding outstanding allowances since October 2016 which they say has plunged members ...

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Illegal Miners Will Be Absorbed Under Special Project – Government

Government has said it will put in place an alternative livelihood programme for illegal miners who are expected to be out of work soon, following moves to end their activities. According to the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, John ...

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No More Purchasing Of State Cars by Gov’t Officials – Nana Addo

Government officials will no longer be able to purchase their state vehicles during the period of transition to a new government, according to President Nana Akufo-Addo. Speaking during a rather short press conference at the end of a 4-day retreat ...

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Ghana Is Losing School Children To Galamsey – GNAT The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) says a chunk of children of school going age are constantly being taken from the classroom through the activities of illegal miners (Galamsey). GNAT ...

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Galamsey Operators Suspend Activities In Support Of Ending the Menace

Some galamsey operators in four districts of the Western region have pledged to suspend their activities in support of government’s fight to end the menace. They contend that the devastating impact of their activities is affecting themselves and other innocent ...

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Create Alternative Jobs to End ‘Galamsey’ – Irbard

Mr Irbard Ibrahim, Executive Director of Irbard Security Consult has lauded media houses for waging a noble, but ferocious campaign against the menace of illegal small-scale mining in Ghana. The media coalition to fight ‘galamsey’ should not make the campaign ...

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Avoid Food Refrigeration For Too Long

By Prince Amuzu: A Research Scientist at the Food Research Institute (FRI), Madam Nina Bernice Ackah has cautioned consumers against prolonged preservation of food for future use. According to Madam Nina, though there’s nothing wrong with food refrigeration as a ...

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Rite FM Airs First Edition of Dietary Diversity

By Joyce Bedeley: Rite FM in collaboration with World Vision, Farm Radio International, the University of Ghana (Legon) and the McGill University has launched a child focused programme on its airwaves. Dubbed ‘Dietary Diversity’ and aired on Sundays between 6pm ...

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