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Enforcing The Ban On Smoking At Public Places

Enforcing The Ban On Smoking At Public Places

Ghana, last Friday, joined the world to celebrate ‘World No Tobacco Day’ albeit on a low key. The day, which was held under the theme “Ban Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship,” was observed in all United Nations (UN) member states to raise awareness on the health risks associated with tobacco use and the need for effective policies to reduce its […]

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Lordina, Other First Ladies Discuss HIV, AIDS

Lordina, Other First Ladies Discuss HIV, AIDS

First Lady Mrs. Lordina Mahama and other first ladies on Saturday participated in an International Symposium on HIV and AIDS as part of the on-going Fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Yokohama, Japan. Also in attendance were the First Lady of Japan Mrs. Akie Abe and the wife of the United Nations Secretary General Mrs. Ban Soon-Taek. The […]

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Out Of This Cocoon The Free Rides Are Over (1)

Out Of This Cocoon The Free Rides Are Over (1)

Following high standards set by others, or learning from their mistakes are facts of life. No ifs and no buts. Granted that the ropes Kodwo used to climb to the top may not necessarily get Kofi there, too. But the least Kofi, who is also aiming for the top slot can do, is to reach for the same rope. Kofi […]

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Govenmentt Urged To Improve  School Feeding Programme

Govenmentt Urged To Improve School Feeding Programme

Stakeholders, including caterers, farmers, nutritionists and educationists have appealed to the government to improve the School Feeding Programme (SFP) to enable it to achieve its objectives. The stakeholders made the appeal at a day’s forum organised by the Programme in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), at Koforidua on Thursday.

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Participants Advocate Statutory Body To Regulate Building Industry

Participants Advocate Statutory Body To Regulate Building Industry

Participants at a workshop have advocated a statutory body to regulate the  building industry in the country. According to the President of the Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors of Ghana (ABCECG.), Mr. Martins Kwasi Nnuro, the establishment of the body would formalise activities of local contractors and bring them under one umbrella.

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Govenment Rallies Support For  Best  Teacher Award

Govenment Rallies Support For Best Teacher Award

The Deputy Minister of Education, Mr. Alex Kyeremeh, has called on corporate bodies to partner government in organising this year’s Best Teacher Award Ceremony, to be held on October 5. He made the call in Accra recently at the presentation of Special Certificate of Appreciation to 14 corporate bodies which sponsored the 2012 edition of the Awards.

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391,079 Candidates To Write 2013 BECE

391,079 Candidates To Write 2013 BECE

A total of 391,079 candidates, from 11, 778 public and private junior high schools, nationwide, have registered to write this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE), which commences on Monday, June 17 and ends on June 24. The examinations are to be held at 1, 378 centres, under 13, 714 invigilators and 2, 675 supervisors.

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Engen Ghana Educates Key Lubricant Distributors

Engen Ghana Educates Key Lubricant Distributors

Engen Ghana Limited, one of the  leading players in the petroleum downstream has organised a two-day training session for its key lubricant distributors in Accra last week. The training dovetails into a Lubes Key Distributor concept being rolled-out under the name The Oil Centre (TOC) which is a tried and tested Engen Petroleum SA channel strategy for distributing and marketing […]

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Kaakie Rocks Tamale

Kaakie Rocks Tamale

Enterprising reggae-dancehall artiste, Grace Kaaki Awo Ocansey, well-known in showbiz as Kaakie, hit the Tamale Sports Stadium last Sunday, to entertain her fans as part of her ongoing five-city tour dubbed Kaakit Up Tour. The concert, which also marked the first performance of the artiste in the region, recorded a larger-than-crowd patronage, mainly by the youth, who filled the VIP […]

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6 For R2Bees But Bandana Drops ‘diss’ Song

6 For R2Bees But Bandana Drops ‘diss’ Song

Sensational Hiplife duo, R2Bees, swept five awards out of nine nominations at the 2013 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) held at the main auditorium of the Accra International Conference Centre last Saturday. The awards, including the ultimate Artiste of the Year, were the Highlife Song, Hiplife Song, Most Popular Song, Group of the Year, and Hiphop/Hiplife Artiste of the Year […]

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