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Election 2020: New survey projects runoff

A new survey has projected that next week’s presidential and Parliamentary polls will go into a second round. According to the research by Governance Research Bureau, non of the two leading parties can secure enough votes to win at ago. “Based on its analysis of EC certified results since 1992 and the 2020 voters register, the Bureau estimates that the ...

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COVID 19: Release Mental Health Patients in Prayer Camps- MEHSOG

The coronavirus pandemic is a global health crisis like no other since the Spanish flu pandemic in 1918.  The pandemic has reached every corner of the globe and undeniably induced fear, anxiety and changed the way we live. The implications cut across all dimensions of life; economic, physical, social and a consequential mental health decline among the populace. After a ...

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Diego Maradona dies aged 60

Football legend Diego Maradona, one of the greatest players of all time, has died at the age of 60. The former Argentina attacking midfielder and manager suffered a heart attack at his Buenos Aires home. He had successful surgery on a brain blood clot earlier in November and was to be treated for alcohol dependency. Maradona was captain when Argentina ...

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LEG organises forum on sustainable management of Ghana’s forest resources

Livelihood and Environment Ghana (LEG) an environmental, social and human rights not-for-profit and non-governmental organization in collaboration with the Forestry Services Division Nkawie District and University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) organized awareness raising forum on sustainable management of Ghana’s forest resources. The forum was held at Nyinahin in the Atwima Mponua District in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. ...

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Tamale gets premium passport application centre

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has opened a premium Passport Application Centre (PAC) in the Northern Regional capital, Tamale. This move forms part of government’s efforts to expand the scope of passport operations in the country. The Tamale office marks the third Premium PAC to be opened in the country, after the Accra and Kumasi centres. Speaking ...

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Inadequate beds at Dorimon Health Centre affecting service delivery

The residents of Dorimon in the Wa West District have bemoaned the inadequate number of hospital beds at the Dorimon Health Centre, which affects access to quality healthcare delivery at the facility. “The beds there are not many. There are only four beds there. When you get there and there is no bed they refer you to a different facility”, ...

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Why Ghana needs a new financial sector regulation architecture

Ghana’s financial sector is in crisis. A crisis occasioned by the collapse of over 300 financial institutions; and which has affected every division of the financial sector. Universal banks, savings and loans companies, microfinance companies, capital market institutions, and insurance companies have been impacted. While majority of the collapsed institutions were licensed and regulated, a few were unlicensed and ought ...

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US Partners with Ghana to Strengthen Public Health Emergency Communication

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), together with the government of Ghana launched the National Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Risk Communication and Social Mobilization during Public Health Emergencies and a message guide during the annual International One Health Day event.  One Health brings together government and donor partners across various sectors to focus on ...

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Ghana develops Diaspora Engagement Policy for socio-economic transformation

Ghana is in the process of developing the Diaspora Engagement Policy to harness the human and material resources of the diaspora for socio-economic transformation. The Policy, when adopted, will provide for the leveraging of investment benefits and privileges through strategies that promote foreign direct investment to Ghana from the diaspora. Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and ...

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Central Region Wins 14 Medals at 2020 Southern Zone Olympiad

The Ghana Science Olympiad (GSO), is a competition which is held annually for schools under the Secondary Education Improved Project (SEIP). The Olympiad seeks to help students to develop the habits of critical thinking and problem solving skills; and approaches to real life situations of inter-disciplinary relevant content. The 2020 GSO was put together by the Ghana Education Service (GES) ...

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