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Maternal mortality rate increasing in Ghana – WHO

The Maternal Mortality Estimation Inter-Agency Group of the World Health Organisation estimated that Ghana’s maternal mortality rate has gone up from 350 per 100,000 live births to 380.   The report also indicated that in 2013, an estimated 3,100 women ...

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Minister angry with contractors over Eastern Corridor road

The sluggish nature of the execution of work by Chinese contractors working on the Eastern Corridor Road Project has angered the Minister of Roads and Highways, Alhaji Inusah Fuseini. Alhaji Inusah Fuseini, who paid a working visit to the project ...

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Joyce Mensah tested HIV positive in 2007 – AIDS Commission

  The Ghana AIDS Commission has countered claims by a famous HIV Campaigner, Joyce Dzidzor Mensah that she has never tested HIV positive. Ms. Mensah on Monday shocked the nation by claiming that she is HIV negative. She had for ...

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Businesses call for G-CAP to be scrapped

    The business commu­nity has asked the Ghana Standards Authority to completely cancel the proposed Ghana Conformity As­sessment Programme (G- CAP). They argue that the G- CAP will increase the cost of imports, which will be passed on to ...

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Rawlings: Our “foolishness” causing road deaths not God

  Source: Starfmonline Former President Jerry John Rawlings has said attributing every death to God is erroneous because He (God), has given us the “free will” to decide, and often our choices lead us to our graves. Muslims and Christians ...

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NADMO To Be Upgraded Into A Service

The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) will soon be upgraded into a service. NADMO’s upgrade will ensure that the Organization works and operates like other security services in the country. This was revealed by the Deputy Ranking Member of the ...

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World Bank assures support to stabilise Ghana’s economy

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has assured Ghana that the Bretton Woods institution will advance the necessary financial support to help stabilise Ghana’s troubled economy. Mr. Kim gave the assurance at a meeting with President John Mahama this week. The meeting ...

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