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Financial institutions urged to work with GhIPSS

The Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has urged the country’s financial institutions to work closely with the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System (GhIPSS) to vigouroulsy promote the electronic channels of payments. Speaking at the 10th anniversary celebration of GhIPSS, Dr Bawumia said while Ghana had a robust payment system that could take the world by storm, what was required […]

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Ministers, public officials undergo training in public procurement

Ministers, public officials undergo training in public procurement

As part of efforts to curb corruption and abuse of procurement processes in public offices, a special training programme has commenced in Accra, to build the capacity of government ministers and public officials on the essential provisions of the Public Procurement Law. The purpose of the six-day training programme, according to Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who opened it yesterday, […]

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Speaker in Morocco for talks

Speaker in Morocco for talks

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Aaron Ocquaye, has led a seven-member delegation to the Moroccan city of Rabat for a three-day visit to the country’s House of Representatives.   While there, the Speaker would hold talks with high profile officials of the Moroccan government, including the President of the Rabat Senate as well as various sector ministers.   The […]

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Govt to develop 3-yr strategic  plan for water and sanitation

Govt to develop 3-yr strategic plan for water and sanitation

The Government is to develop a three-year strategic plan for the water and sanitation sector this year, Joseph Kofi Adda, Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources has said.   This, he noted, would go a long way to improve on the sanitation and water system in the country as they still pose a major challenge.   Mr. Adda was speaking […]

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Lutterodt gives to Netball Fed.

Lutterodt gives to Netball Fed.

Former President of the Ghana Athletics Federation, George Lutterodt has presented netballs worth GH¢3,000 to the Ghana Netball Federation in Accra. The gesture was to support the Federation. “It is important for us to help the government to develop the lesser known sports and make them national in character, “he stated. He also urged the Federation to become more vibrant […]

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Car tracking device exposes 2 suspects

Car tracking device exposes 2 suspects

A car tracking device has led to the arrest of two suspects, who allegedly broke into a house at Chantan near Achimota Mile ‘7’ in Accra on Tuesday. Kwabena Sam, a 38-year-old- trader, and Daniel Botwe, 29, driver, were reported to have conspired and stole a taxi cab, three mobile phones and GH¢610 from their victims. The Mile ‘7’ District […]

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Hearts silence Bechem Utd

Hearts silence Bechem Utd

Accra Hearts of Oak yesterday produced one of their best performances of the season to beat Bechem United 4-2 in their Ghana Premier League (GPL) week 10 game played at the Accra Sports Stadium, yesterday. The Phobian win was the second successive defeat for Bechem United who went down 1-0 at home to WAFA at the weekend. Hearts opened the […]

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Starlets held 2-2 in Tanzania

Ghana’s U-17s surrendered a two-goal lead in the dying embers of a friendly against Tanzania on Monday. The Black Starlets recorded the opening goal through Sulley Ibrahim who collected the ball from midfield, drifted away from his markers to the right before hitting his low shot into the net. Ghana scored again in the 76th minute from a free-kick. Arko-Mensah’s […]

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Two grabbed for robbing money transfer operators

Two grabbed for robbing money transfer operators

Two persons have been arrested by Police for allegedly robbing Posrsh Nysa Ventures, a mobile money transfer shop, at Awutu Bereku in the Central Region, of items worth GH¢6,856. John Weduwa, 47, and Mohammed Salifu, 27, were reported to have attacked and robbed two sales operators (names withheld) at gunpoint, and took away some items. The items included recharge cards, […]

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Free SHS begins September 2017

Free SHS begins September 2017

Beginning September this year, all Ghanaian students who will be admitted into the various public senior high schools (SHS) will not pay any fees, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. He said the government would roll out the comprehensive Free SHS Education Policy in the next academic year to ease the cost burden of high school education in the […]

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