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Ghana deepens bilateral ties with Italy

Democracy geared towards a stable environment in Ghana and Africa was at the center of the speech rendered in parliament by Matteo Renzi Italian Prime Minister on his working visit to Ghana February 2, 2015. He announced investments in the ...

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Lower Manya Still Recording Highest HIV Prevalence Rate

Pending the release of the 2015 HIV prevalence statistics in the country, the Lower Manya municipality in the Eastern region continues to hold the unenviable tag as the country’s hottest and most dreaded HIV epicenter. This was revealed by Mr. ...

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2,289 motorcycle accidents recorded last year

Last year 2,289 motorcycles were involved in road crashes nationwide per statistics from the National Road Safety Commission. The data, however, failed to distinguish between those for private use and commercial use. Though the law frowns on the use of ...

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Hike in transport fares “shocking” – NPA

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is in a state of shock following an increment in transport fares in Ghana by the GPRTU and the Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council. The transport operators have announced a 15% increment in transport fares ...

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Price of petrol down 2%

Prices of fuel have been reduced at the pumps with petrol going down two per cent effective February 1, 2016, the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has confirmed. There is also a 4% reduction in diesel with Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) ...

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Embark on ‘issue-based campaign’ – Nana to Greenstreet

The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has advised the newly elected presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party to focus on issues-based campaigns. Nana Akufo-Addo, in a congratulatory message to Ivor Greenstreet, said the CPP must resist any ...

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Gov’t to release CMS fire report today

Government will on Friday release its official position on the investigations into the fire that gutted the Central Medical Stores in Tema. Attorney General & Minister for Justice, Marietta Brew Appiah-Opong, will issue the government statement following the approval of ...

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Gov’t secures $48million loan to boost water supply

The government has secured a $48 million loan from the World Bank to boost water supply across the country. The money will be used to implement a national water distribution line replacement and installation project to ensure the supply of ...

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We don’t accept BECE holders – Ghana Police

The Ghana Police Service has stopped recruiting holders of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) into the service. Director of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, Superintendent Cephas Arthur announced this on Midday Live on TV3 with Stephen Anti ...

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Ghana must be decisive with Fulanis – Kofi Boakye

The Ashanti regional Police Commander DCOP Kofi Boakye is asking for a decisive action to be taken on Fulanis in the country. According to him, it is an undeniable fact that the nomads have become a menace to the country. ...

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