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“Technical, Vocational Education Key To Economic Transformation” – President Akufo-Addo

Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the strategy of his government is to expand technical and vocational opportunities at both secondary and tertiary levels, and, thereby, strengthen the linkages between education and industry, as well as empower young people to deploy their skills, to employ themselves and others. According to President, Government is paying critical attention ...

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Teenage boy robs woman at knife point

A 19-year-old-boy who ordered a trader to hand over her bag at knife point at Gbawe- Bulemi has been sentenced by an Accra Circuit Court to serve three years in a correctional centre. Mubarak Adamu, a trader, attacked the complainant with a dagger and ordered her to hand over her handbag to him. The frightened victim gave out her handbag, ...

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Ken Agyapong raises issues with NACOB’s operations at Kotoka Airport

Kennedy-Agyapong

Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, the Member of Parliament for Assin Central in the Central Region has raised issues with how the Narcotics Control Board (NACOB) has been conducting its business at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in the fight against narcotics trafficking. He is arguing that NACOB’s modus operandi is making them complicit and cited a recent instance where before ...

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More suspected robbers arrested; One involved in Lebanese shooting

From left:Hila Abdul Ahmeen, Wisdom Cudjoe Amede and Iddris Yusif

Three suspected armed robbers, including a member of the gang that attacked Royal Motors Limited in Accra and killed the Lebanese cashier in Tema, have been arrested. The police, who effected the arrest of the three last Monday, gave their names as Hila Abdul Ahmeen, alias Illa, 31, who was part of the gang in the two infamous robbery incidents, ...

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Let’s change mindset on sanitation

A walk through the streets of the major cities in the country will show an overwhelming state of filth that has engulfed the country. The situation in the bigger cities — from Accra through Kumasi to Takoradi and Tamale to the other regional capitals — gives the impression of a nation that does not care a hoot about the filth ...

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Ghana on right path towards a prosperous future- President assures

NANA-ADDO

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo –Addo has assured that government has put some cogent measures in place to guarantee a prosperous future for the country.    While delivering a speech at the 61st Independence Anniversary celebration in Accra on Tuesday, the President said,“ we have started on the right path towards a prosperous future with the concrete steps we are ...

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Govt urged to invest in NASTAG to meet local demands

Madam Victoria Adongo

Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has called on the government to invest in the National Seed Traders Association of Ghana (NASTAG) to boost their operations to meet the local demands of farmers and also create jobs for teeming youth thereby improving incomes and livelihoods. “Instead of importing seeds, we have seeds producers and growers in Ghana but they are ...

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On the Right to Information bill… Will the President walk the talk?

Mustapha Hamid, Information Minister

Questions are being asked by individuals and civil society groups advocating for the passage of the Right to Information Bill whether President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo meant business when he mentioned government’s readiness to pass the bill before Parliament rises. Their doubts stems from the fact that this is not the first time such statements had been made by ...

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CTN appeals for support to provide better education for the needy

Stephen Paa Kwesi Quainoo, President and founder, Clothe the Naked Outreach

Founder and president of Clothe the Naked Outreach (CTN), Mr Stephen Paa Kwesi Quainoo has called for support from donors and individuals to help provide better education and cloths for the poor and needy. A major challenge facing orphans and abandoned children in orphanages and children in the villages of Ghana, is the lack of money to finance their formal ...

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2 arrested in Kumasi for beheading 5-year-old boy

The suspects

Police in the Ashanti Region have arrested two persons for allegedly beheading a five-year-old boy. The two; Vikuriba Joe Zoot, 21, and Kozel Borama, 25, were arrested on March 7, 2018 with the human head in their possession at Ampabame near Sokoban in Kumasi. The deceased, identified as Silas Kunsana, a twin, was picked up by the suspects at Suame, ...

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