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Re-examine mindset on Charity-Archbishop Naameh

Most Rev. Philip Naameh

To promote the mission of charity in Ghana, Most Rev. Philip Naameh, Metropolitan Archbishop of Tamale and President of the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference called on the Church to show leadership in championing charity works. He made the called in Accra during the opening of the National Conference on Integral Human Development, on the theme “The Church in Ghana Today, ...

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We’re ready for double track system – CHASS

Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister for Education

The Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS), has indicated its preparedness ahead of the implementation of the newly introduced double track system. The new system, which begins on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, is expected to create space to accommodate more students due to an increase in enrollment. It is also expected to reduce class size, increase contact hours, ...

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Poverty gap between Northern, Southern Ghana widening – DFID

Country Director of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID), Philip Smith, has said the poverty gap between northern and southern Ghana is widening despite the country seeing “record” economic growth and development in the last 12 years. Mr Smith made the observation when he addressed participants at a ceremony to launch the Poverty Profile of Ghana from (2005 ...

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Criminals Terrorise Ho Residents

DCOP George Tuffuor

The police in Ho, the Volta Regional Capital, have apprehended some suspects believed to be behind the incessant robbery and attacks on students and residents, particularly those living in and around the tertiary institutions and estate communities. The suspects who are 10 in number were arrested on the dawn of last Thursday, August 30, during a dawn operation. The swoop ...

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Tamale Prison Suffers Congestion

The Tamale Central Prison (TCP) has forcibly accommodated more inmates causing overcrowding. The facility is overstretched as it accommodates over 300 inmates, with a cell housing 30 inmates which is against the international standard of a cell housing at most four inmates. The prison was built to accommodate some 80 inmates. According to David Afatsawu, the PRO of TCP, due ...

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‘Many Christians, Pastors Have Lost Focus’ – Opoku Onyinah

Apostle Opoku Onyinah

Christians in Ghana have veered off their core mandate and are now majoring on prosperity messages instead. According to the immediate past Chairman of the Church of Pentecost Apostle Professor Opoku Onyinah, most Christian teachings now dwell more on prosperity gospel than any other thing. “The focus of many Christians has changed. That focus has actually changed. Quite recently many ...

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Minister Unhappy Over Infiltration Of Foreign Drama Shows

Mr. Evans Opoku-Bobie, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister designate on Tuesday expressed disgust over the influx of foreign drama contents that have infiltrated and dominated television networks in the country. The Regional Minister, who is the Member of Parliament (MP) for Asunafo North Constituency said something must be done to bring the situation under control, before the local drama industry collapsed. ...

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‘Don’t Neglect Mental Health’

HEAD PHARMACIST at the Kwesimitsim Hospital in Takoradi, Kwadwo Okyere-Apenteng, has bemoaned the lack of prioritisation of mental health on the part of stakeholders in the health sector. He mentioned that persons with mental disorder can hardly do anything about their condition and, therefore, must be taken care of by the society. “Mental illness is just like any other illness ...

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Dean calls for youth engagement in educational reforms, decision – making

Dr Kofi Abotsi, Dean, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) Law School, has called on stakeholders to engage the youth while making decisions in the education sector. Dr Abosti stressed the involvement of the youth was necessary because the transformative part of education, and the failures of education impact directly on the youth. A statement issued by Mrs ...

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Media practitioners must help project Upper East – Rockson Bukari

Rockson Bukari, former Upper East Regional Minister

The former Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Rockson Bukari, has called on media practitioners to help project the potential of the region through their reportage in order to woo investors to the area. Refering to the media as “makers of modern minds,” the former minister noted that it was important for the media to set an agenda to educate the ...

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