Human Interest

NIA fails to carry out Ghana Card registration in Parliament again

NIA fails to carry out Ghana Card registration in Parliament again

The National Identification Authority (NIA) has for the second time failed to carry out its registration exercise in Parliament. The authority was scheduled to register the Speaker of Parliament, members of the law making body and other parliamentary staff as part of its nationwide issuance of the Ghana Card which took off at the seat of government, Jubilee House, in [...]

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Govt will tackle all bad roads – President

Govt will tackle all bad roads – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has told the chiefs and people of the Western Region that the creation of new districts was not the prerogative of the President but was rather embodied in the constitution. He said it was demand driven and the people who want a new district have to make a request which would go through legislative instrument [...]

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Dr Anyah bids workers of Korle-Bu farewell

Dr Anyah bids workers of Korle-Bu farewell

Workers of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) have held a farewell ceremony for the outgoing Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr Felix Anyah for his selfless dedication towards the development of the facility. The event brought together Heads of departments, healthcare personal and friends who could not hide their emotions as they sung Dr Anyah’s praises and gave words of encouragement on [...]

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1,200 farmers to benefit from cocoa, coffee seedlings under Planting for Export and Rural Devt programme

1,200 farmers to benefit from cocoa, coffee seedlings under Planting for Export and Rural Devt programme

The Ho West District Assembly, in collaboration with COCOBOD, has raised 500,000 and 40,000 cocoa and coffee seedlings respectively for distribution to 1,200 farmers in the area, under the Planting for Export and Rural Development programme. The District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr Ernest Victor Apau who disclosed this to the Ghanaian Times at Dzolo-Kpuita, the district capital on Monday said [...]

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Machar commits to peace in S Sudan following meeting Odinga

Machar commits to peace in S Sudan following meeting Odinga

South Sudan’s rebel leader, Riek Machar has committed to the ongoing peace process that seeks to organise a face-to-face meeting with his nemesis, President Salva Kiir. Following a meeting with veteran Kenyan politician, Raila Odinga, Machar tweeted saying ‘something will change’ and emphasising that he has been ‘advocating for this peaceful resolution of the conflict’. ‘‘I have had a fruitful [...]

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13 die in Afghan ministry blast

13 die in Afghan ministry blast

At least 13 people have been killed and 31 wounded in a suicide bombing at a government ministry in Afghanistan. Women and children were among the casualties, according to an official. Workers at the Department of Rural Rehabilitation and Development in Kabul had left early for Ramadan and were waiting for a bus when the blast hit. The Islamic State [...]

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No registration, no govt contract – PPA to suppliers

The Public Procurement Authority (PPA) has declared that suppliers who fail to register with the authority’s newly launched database will not be awarded any government contract. In the view of the authority this move forms part of series of initiatives aimed at increasing public confidence in the authority and public sector procurement. At the launch of the PPA’s supplier registration [...]

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US making progress with N Korea

US making progress with N Korea

The US says its discussions with North Korea are moving “more quickly than expected” ahead of the summit in Singapore on Tuesday. The preliminary talks between officials have been taking place ahead of the unprecedented first meeting. The White House also confirms that President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un will hold a one-on-one meeting, with only translators present. The outcome [...]

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US/NORTH KOREA SUMMIT MUST BRING PEACE

WE have been watching with keen interest events unfolding on the international scene, especially in the Korea peninsular and the meeting today between the United States of America and North Korea. Intriguingly, the two Koreans who are of the same breed have not been on good terms for over five decades as a result of the heavy military barricade that [...]

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134 die in 2,289 road crashes in Accra

134 die in 2,289 road crashes in Accra

A total of 134 people died in 2,289 road crashes in Accra metropolis within the five months of this year, as against 123 deaths in 1,966 accidents the previous year. This year’s crashes, involving 3991 vehicles, resulted in the knock down of 550 pedestrians, because of failure to abide by road safety regulations, especially crossing of red lights. The Commanding [...]

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