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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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Stakeholders review Child Labour Monitoring System to make it more functional

Minister for Employment and Labour Relations

A two-day national forum to review the Ghana Child Labour Monitoring System{GCLMS} to improve child welfare and protection services across the country is underway in Accra. The GCLMS is a holistic and dynamic process for monitoring all forms of child labour, with particular emphasis on the worst forms of child labour. The review is expected to inject a high level ...

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Why Mustapha Hamid wants to focus on education in zongos

Minister for Inner-cities and Zongo development

Minister for Inner-Cities and Zongo Development, Dr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid says his focus while at the ministry will be to tackle education and human resource development among zongo communities. These are the biggest challenges of dwellers of these sprawling settlements where social amenities are lacking and standard of living low, according to the immediate past Minister for Information whose recent reshuffle ...

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Bagre Dam spillage: Lives under threat in the north

A humanitarian crisis is looming in a number of communities in northern Ghana, particularly areas along the White Volta and the Black Volta, following the spilling of excess water from the Bagre Dam in Burkina Faso. “Swathes of farmlands have been consumed by flood waters and lives are under threat. The situation is very bad,” the Director-General of the National ...

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30 African Migrants Including Women And Children Drown

Security officials in Yemen confirm that a boat carrying at least 150 African migrants has capsized off a southern province, killing at least 30 people including five women and children. The officials said on Tuesday that the boat capsized on Sunday off the coast of Shabwa province. They say most of the passengers were Somali migrants. The narrow waters between the ...

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More Than 96 Per Cent Of Electrical Products Are Fake – GSA

A Market Surveillance conducted by the Ghana Standard Authority (GSA) has revealed that 96 per cent of electrical products sold at the Opera Square and Zongo lane, in Accra were counterfeit and failed to meet standards. The Surveillance discovered that, out of the 204 electrical products sampled for laboratory testing, more than 92 per cent of them failed to meet ...

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NSS To Weed Out National Service Dodgers

Mr Ussif Mustapha, acting Executive Director of NSS

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is set to deploy an enforcement team to all private and public organisations across the country to weed out workers who have not undertaken their mandatory national service. A statement issued by the NSS said the enforcement team would visit both private and public organisations across the country to ensure that Act 426 (1980) of the NSS is complied with, and ...

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