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One dead in renewed Konkomba, Chokosi conflict; cordinating Director sustains injuries

Alhaji Alhassan Fuseini

One person is reported dead, while the Chereponi District Coordinating Director, Alhaji Alhassan Fuseini, also sustained gunshot wounds after he was attacked and his official vehicle set ablaze yesterday afternoon. The deceased is yet to be identified. However, Alhaji Fuseini, who was attacked at Garinkuka, a community in the area, is said to be on admission at the Chereponi hospital. ...

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Government transactions to go full electronic June 2020

Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

All government transactions will be done electronically from June next year, Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia has said. He said the introduction of the cashless payment system was to reduce corruption, minimise human interaction and ensure efficiency in all government services. “Today, because of mobile money interoperability, Ghanaians are able to pay their taxes through mobile money account. We have, therefore, set ...

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Strengthen borders to stop criminals from entering country,— Kumi-Richardson

Mrs Evelyn Kumi-Richardson

The Bono Regional Minister, Mrs Evelyn Kumi-Richardson, has charged staff of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) to strengthen their operations at their respective border towns to stop criminals and illegal foreigners from entering the country. She said measures had to be adopted to stop foreigners from entering the country illegally to engage in criminal activities such as kidnapping, armed robbery, ...

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Video: The street is not safe, everything goes on here

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Tales from a series of interviews after hitting the street to detail our findings reveal hidden activities that go on. Two homeless boys told their story and shared their experiences on the street. We started with Joseph Boateng, who is well known as ‘‘Ahoɔfɛ’. He is popular and everyone seems to like him because of his dramatic character. Ahoɔfɛ told Benabi ...

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Adopt innovative means to discipline your wards – Clinical Psychologist

Punishment

Parents have been urged to adopt innovative measures in disciplining their wards in place of punitive forms of punishment, such as spanking. Clinical Psychologist, Dr Sandra Thompson encourages mothers to exercise discipline and not punishment right from infancy. “Discipline must be introduced to children in their formative years to get them acquainted with it. Discipline is future-oriented which serves as a guide to good behaviour. “For children to ...

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Making the UN relevant to all people: The role of National Parliaments

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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, one of Ghana’s greatest gifts to the world, used to say he was a “stubborn optimist”. Today, us optimists must be very stubborn indeed. Earlier this week, the UN’s Global Assessment report – a compilation of over 15,000 academic studies by some 400 experts from 50 countries, as well as reports from indigenous communities – ...

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Italy in the maelstrom of the euro

Karderinis Isidoros

Italy joined the eurozone in 1999, with Prime Minister Massimo d’Alema of the “Democratic Left” party. This fateful participation, which entailed the complete loss of independent monetary policy, is undoubtedly the main cause of the disappointing performance of the Italian economy. The country’s GDP currently stands at EUR 1.75 trillion euro and its growth rates are extremely anemic, reaching just ...

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Security agencies meet churches over threat of terrorism

Rev Emmanuel Barrigah

The security agencies will today meet the leadership of the Christian community to discuss how to enhance security at the various churches in the wake of the terrorism threat alert on the country. Ahead of the meeting, some churches have begun the process to improve security on their church premises, as well as arm their members with personal security tips. ...

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Let’s collaborate to make Savannah region a model – Catholic Bishop

Rev. Peter Paul Angkier (M)

The Bishop of the Diocese of Damongo and Chairman of the Ghana Prisons Council, Most Rev. Peter Paul Angkyier has called for a close stakeholder collaboration to develop the infant Savannah region. As a new region, he said there was the need to learn from the older regions in mobilising our potentials for development. In addressing the regional minister who ...

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Importance of Workplace Safety in Ghana

Lawrencia Azumah Abugre(M) advocating for safety at work places

Safety commonly referred to as Occupational safety and health (OSH), Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), Occupational Health, or Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) is an area that concerns itself with the safety, health and welfare of people in the workplace. The main goal of workplace health and safety or OHS is to adopt safe and healthy working methods at the ...

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