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AIDS Commission dares herbalists to test preparations for supposed HIV/AIDS cure

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) has urged herbalists who claim to have a cure for HIV/AIDS to make available their herbal preparations for scientific testing or desist from deceiving the public that they had found a cure for the disease. Such tests, it said, would determine the potency of the preparations. According to the commission, the claims by some herbalists ...

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Let’s Prioritise Healthcare At Various Stages Of Conception – First Lady

The First Lady and Head of the Rebecca Foundation Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called for more focus and attention on the pre-conception and inter-conception stages of maternal care. Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo made this known when she handed over a renovated and refurbished maternity ward facility at the Bawjiase Health Center to the Ghana Health Service. The First Lady said paying ...

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15k Ghanaian Babies Born With Sickle Cell Disease Annually – Expert

Over 15, 000 babies are born with sickle cell disease yearly in Ghana, Dr. Enam Bankas, Founder of Sickle Life has revealed. According to her, over one thousand children are born with the ailment on monthly basis despite the public education. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a group of blood disorders typically inherited from a person’s parents. The most common ...

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NABCO to give disabled people special treatment – Coordinator

Persons with disability who apply for employment under the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) will be given special treatment, coordinator for NABCO, Dr. Ibrahim Anyars has disclosed. According to him, all panel members assigned to partake in the activity have been sensitized and the sort of scoring sheets they have will permit them to indicate whether someone has a disability or ...

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Venture into Agribusiness sector … Spio- Garbrah to youth

Dr Ekow Spio-Garbrah

A former Minister for Trade and Industries Dr Ekow Spio-Garbrah has advised the youth to   venture into the Agribusiness sector as the job market has become highly competitive. According to him, Agribusiness has the potential to drastically reduce unemployment, thus, the sector must be a priority area for the over 100,000 graduates that are churned out by the country’s tertiary ...

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Northern CSOs hail Charles Abugre’s Legacy

Charles Abugre

The Coalition of Northern Savannah Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) led by the Northern Patriots in Research and Advocacy (NORPRA) have lauded Mr Charles Akelyira Abugre, the immediate past Chief Executive Officer of SADA for his exceptional performance during his reign as the head of the Authority. Mr. Abugre was appointed as the CEO of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority, (SADA) ...

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‘Fight corruption with Renewed Mindsets’-NCCE Boss

Madam Josephine Nkrumah, Chairperson, NCCE

Ghanaians have been advised to examine their actions and attitudes, and renew their mindsets in order to win the fight against corruption in the country. Madam Josephine Nkrumah, Chairperson of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), described corruption as a national crisis which widens the gap between the poor and rich perpetuate social injustice. She entreated the citizenry to ...

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Three shot, others injured after clashes at Jamestown

At least three people have been shot and scores injured as a result of a clash between the youth of Korle We clan at the Gbese Mantse Palace in Jamestown. The clash erupted when the Gbese Mantse Palace commenced rites to lift the ban on noise making. The clashes stemmed from disagreements over the legitimacy of the chief performing the ...

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Tobacco Use Falling But Not Fast Enough – WHO Report

A World Health Organization (WHO) report says there has been a marked decline in tobacco use since year 2000. Worldwide, 27 percent of the population smoked tobacco in 2000, compared with 20 percent in 2016. The report however, indicated that the reduction was not sufficient enough to meet globally agreed targets aimed to protect people from dying and suffering from ...

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Kasoa police swoops on Internet fraudsters, drug dealers

One hundred and one suspected Internet fraudsters and drug dealers believed to be the masterminds of major criminal operations at Kasoa and its surrounding communities in the Central Region have been arrested. The suspects, including foreign nationals, were apprehended on Wednesday by the Kasoa Divisional Police in separate swoops in four communities in the Kasoa area: Obom, Akweley, Adade and ...

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