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Ghanaians to soon pay a special levy to support mentally derailed people – Dr Kwasi Osei

Dr Akwasi Osei

The Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority (MHA), Dr. Kwasi Osei, has revealed that Ghanaians will soon be required to pay a special levy to cater for the needs of mentally challenged people in the society. According to Dr. Osei, the public would be obligated to pay the levy to the mental health fund to support the battle against ...

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Partisan politics infiltrating students leadership worrying – Prof Oduro

Prof George Oduro

Professor George Oduro, the immediate past Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has called on students leaders to remain committed to their core mandate and resist all attempts to infiltrate their rank with partisan politics. He noted that the habitual politicization of all issues in Ghana was not merely a concocted perception but a veritable phenomenon ...

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GNFS advised to include infrared inspection in fire certification processes

Infrared Imaging Solutions (IRIS) Ghana, an electrical service provider, has advised the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) to include infrared electrical inspection in the fire safety certification processes to help reduce fire outbreaks. Mr Awal Sakib Mohammed, the Chief Thermographer and Electrical Wiring Inspector of IRIS Ghana, gave the advice at an event to introduce the Infrared Electrical Inspection system ...

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First continental report on implementation of Agenda 2063 unveiled

The report provides an assessment of the progress and performance of Africa’s development between 2013 and 2019 The African Development Bank, the United Nations, and the African Union has acknowledged the significant progress made in implementing Agenda 2063 and urged African countries to go further to fast-track economic transformation. The call was made on Saturday at the launch of the ...

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Leadership of Tumu Cooperative Union Endorses Warehouse Receipt System

The management of the Tumu Community Cooperative Union (TCCU) has expressed its readiness to embrace the Warehouse Receipt System Project (WRS). The leadership of the Union observed that the WRS presents real opportunities for the association to enhance the financial status of its members thereby improving their livelihoods. At a training session organized at Tumu in the Upper West Region ...

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Stop bickering and fight poverty – Oti Boateng to chiefs

Daasebre Prof. Emeritus Oti Boateng

The Omanhene of New Juaben traditional area Daasebre Prof. Emeritus Oti Boateng says poverty will end if traditional rulers in the country unite to fight for the welfare of the people. He says there is no justification for Ghanaians to be poor considering the abundance of natural resource in the country. “If chiefs unite, poverty will end in this country. ...

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Listening to morning shows in Ghana a waste of time – Prof Karikari

Prof. Kwame Karikari

Renowned communications professional, Prof Kwame Karikari, says listening to morning shows on various media platforms in the country is a waste of time because they do not enlighten the citizenry on issues. According to him, these shows give the platform to politicians who only come to argue about issues without necessarily educating listeners. “…political pundits from the political parties who ...

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Tema General Hospital records 18 new HIV cases weekly

The Tema General Hospital within the Tema Metropolis of the Greater Accra Region records an average of 18 new cases of HIV infections weekly, MyNewsGh.com reports. Mrs. Ruth EwuraAdjoa Panford, Principal Physician Assistant at the ART clinic who revealed this to SVTV Africa, said the Hospital has two clinic days and the least of the cases recorded on each of ...

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Let’s make Ghana’s leaders explain their unexplained wealth. Here’s how

Despite being perceived to be one of Africa’s less corrupt nations, Ghana faces an uphill battle in the fight against graft. The country loses about $3 billion to corruption each year, while both its main political parties – the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) – have been implicated in major scandals while in office. The country has long struggled to ...

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Homosexuality: Respect our decision – Speaker tells World Bank

The Speaker of Ghana’s Parliament, Professor Mike Oquaye, has urged the World Bank and the developed world to accept the fact that most African nations abhor homosexuality. According to Prof. Oquaye who doubles as a pastor, the practice of tying aids to the recognition of gay rights and marriages in Africa is unhealthy. Speaking during a courtesy call by the ...

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