Human Interest

U/East minister cautions contractors against shoddy work

U/East minister cautions contractors against shoddy work

The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr. Rockson Bukari Ayine, has cautioned contractors operating in the region against shoddy work. He said those who would  do poor work, would be made to do the proper thing, and dragged before the Office of the Special Prosecutor . Mr. Ayine  was speaking at a function at the auditorium of the University for Development (UDS) campus, [...]

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Dr Opuni’s request for documents: Court to rule on June 13

The Accra High Court will on Wednesday, June 13 give ruling on request for disclosure of documents by Dr Stephen Opuni, the immediate past Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), who has been accused of allegedly causing financial loss of GH¢217 million to the state. The case was put on hold for more than a month awaiting the outcome [...]

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Rotary club renovates Madina Polyclinic maternity ward

Rotary club renovates Madina Polyclinic maternity ward

The Rotary Club of Accra, Osu Oxford Street, on Friday handed over a refurbished maternity block to the Madina Polyclinic in the La Nkwantanang Municipality of the Greater Accra Region. It was renovated and expanded at the cost of GH¢32,000.00 and the work done included the changing of the electrical wiring system, fixing of new doors, louvre blades and frames, [...]

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President launches Ghana Census of Agriculture

President launches Ghana Census of Agriculture

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched the Ghana Census of Agriculture with a call on Ghanaians to embrace the census for proper planning for the agricultural sector. He said more than 50 per cent of the population of Ghana was engaged in various forms of agriculture and for such an important sector to exist meaningfully without correct data meant [...]

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We’ve delivered on our campaign promises – Veep

We’ve delivered on our campaign promises – Veep

The Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has stated that the government has proved skeptics wrong by delivering on its campaign promises. The Vice-President made the observation at Navrongo on Saturday, during his tour of the Upper East Region to pray with his Muslim brothers and sisters as part of the activities to mark the Holy Month of Ramadan. Alhaji [...]

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Cantonments Police Mosque supports needy people to fast

The management of the Cantonments Police Mosque in Accra is providing prepacked food for 350 needy people to enable them to fast in the month of Ramadan. Besides, the management are providing meals involving porridge and fruits for the Iftar- breaking of fast. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Imam Husein Abdur Rahim Husein, In Charge of Islamic Affairs of the [...]

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Public Health Alert:  Govt warns against galamsey

Public Health Alert: Govt warns against galamsey

GOVERNMENT has raised the red flag warning that artisanal and small scale mining exposes mining communities across Ghana to high and potentially dangerous levels of toxic metals such as mercury, arsenic, lead and cadmium. These toxic metals, the government noted contaminates “our water, soil, sediment and food” and in the process inorganic mercury is also released into the air hence [...]

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WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE

BARELY a week ago, Ghanaians had the opportunity to have an insight into the behind the scene preparations undertaken by persons mandated to officiate football matches at our various stadia across the country in Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ latest piece, Number 12. Though the expose may not be the first in the annals of the game in the world, it is [...]

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6 Chinese galamseyers arrested in Oda Forest Reserve

6 Chinese galamseyers arrested in Oda Forest Reserve

Six Chinese, who entered the Oda Forest Reserve in Manso Aboaboso in the Amansie South District of Ashanti, to carry out illegal mining (galamsey), d three Ghanaian have been arrested by the Operation Vanguard team. The suspects, Qi Yang, 55, Qin Bu Gi, 48; Wan Ji Li, 42; Wei An, 37, Wei Li, 37, and Qui Wann, 36, allegedly destroyed [...]

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3 die after inhaling chemical

Three people, a man and two girls, died after inhaling chemical being used to kill check bedbugs in a room at Racco Down in Accra The deceased have been deposited at the 37 Military Hospital and Police Hospital mortuaries for autopsy. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Accra Regional Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Effia Tenge, confirmed [...]

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