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Best teacher awards to be rebranded

Best teacher awards to be rebranded

The Ministry of Education has reiterated its plans to rebrand the National Best Teacher and School Awards scheme, to attract more sponsors and heighten teacher motivation. The Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Primary and Junior High School (JHS), Ms Barbara Asher Ayisi, who made the remarks during a visit to the Essenco Professional Publication (EPP) book shop yesterday […]

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Craftsmen schooled to compete on the international market

Craftsmen schooled to compete on the international market

The National Commission on Culture (NCC) on Friday organised a capacity building seminar for some selected craftsmen and women in Accra to increase their readiness to compete with the international market. The training, which formed part of this year’s ‘Zongofest’ was attended by caterers, make-up artists, fashion designers, bead and bracelets makers as well as Kente weavers in the Zongo communities. Mrs […]

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Ecobank donates to four organisations, medical students

Ecobank donates to four organisations, medical students

Ecobank Ghana through its charity arm Ecobank Foundation has donated an amount of GH¢196, 940 to four organisations and 30 medical students. The beneficiary organisations are Children’s Heart Foundation which received GH¢60, 900 to cater for heart surgery of two children, Village of Hope got GH¢16, 000 to pay the third term fees of 15 senior high school students, National […]

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Blatter regrets overstaying Fifa tenure

Blatter regrets overstaying Fifa tenure

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter, forced out as head of world football’s governing body amid a corruption scandal in 2015, admitted on Sunday he regretted not stepping down earlier. The 81-year-old was banned over ethics breaches, bringing an end to his 17-year reign as FIFA chief, following a suspect two million Swiss franc payment to ex-UEFA president Michel Platini. “I […]

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GAF cautions public about fraudulent recruitment

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has cautioned the public against unscrupulous individuals and groups of people fraudulently advertising recruitment of personnel on social media. A statement signed and issued by M. A. Larbi, Commander, Public Relations Department, GAF, said the trend, which involves display of pictures of senior officers on Facebook and WhatsApp accounts, was a ploy to defraud persons […]

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CPP marks Republic Day

CPP marks Republic Day

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) commends Ghana for standing firmly as a Republican State over the past 57 years. “Ghana’s victory in attaining full republican status went along with claiming the full sovereignty over all aspects of our national and international life under the leadership of the father of the nation, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah,” the CPP stated in a […]

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NDC MP criticise Chinese facility

NDC MP criticise Chinese facility

National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central, Isaac Adongo, has criticised the Vice President’s justification of government’s decision to borrow $15 billion from the Chinese government. He labelled the move as “frightening, scary and reckless,” particularly when Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President criticised the Mahama government for contracting a much lesser amount. According to him, the […]

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NPP executives asked to seek jobs for supporters

NPP executives asked to seek jobs for supporters

Mr Kennedy Agyapong, a financier of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)has warned national executives of the party not to waste their time and resources to seek re-election during the impending congress, if they can’t facilitate jobs for the party’s teeming unemployed youth. According to him, the executives must compel those who have positions in government to offer jobs to the […]

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GNFS conducts fire audit on high-rise buildings

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has conducted fire audits on some-high rise buildings in Accra to ascertain their preparedness in the event of a fire outbreak. This forms part of the efforts of GNFS to reduce the rate of fire outbreaks in the country. The auditing, which lasted for about four hours, involved senior personnel including the public relations […]

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Campaign to boost domestic  tourism launched

Campaign to boost domestic tourism launched

The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku has launched a campaign to boost domestic tourism in the country. The campaign, dubbed, “See Ghana, Eat Ghana, Wear Ghana and Feel Ghana” seeks to promote domestic tourism. Addressing stakeholders in the creative arts industry on Friday at the Christianborg Castle garden in Accra, she said the campaign was […]

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