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Ghana inches closer towards energy sufficiency

Boakye Agyarko

Ghana appears to be inching closer towards energy sufficiency after the coming on stream of the Sankofa Gye Nyame oilfields which is predominantly meant to produce Gas. The coming on board of this additional gas supplies, coupled with the  existence of  the Jubilee and  TEN oil fields  mean that, the  country is some few years away from  bidding farewell to ...

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Ghana’s Forests under siege … From illegal logging, mining & more

Sir John

Even as Ghanaians have unanimously  risen against illegal mining which is  deemed  to be  causing  harm to our  water bodies, the country still risk missing out on the  fight  against climate change and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) if the current scale of forest destruction continues. Human actions such as forest clearance for mining activities, harvesting of  fuel wood, ...

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Ministry to end open defecation

open defecation

The Ministry of Water Resource and Sanitation has secured funds to roll out the construction of household, institutional and market toilets to improve Ghana’s rating internationally to improve sanitation.    Ending open defecation and providing access to safe drinking water are among the priorities of my outfit according to Honourable Kofi Adda, Minister of Sanitation and Water resources. We want to ...

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The sordid SSNIT affair- Ghana has crossed a red line.

SSNIT

Public Agenda has already raised the issue of corruption in several of our publications. We have noted the debilitating efforts of corruption on our national development and psyche as a people. Other media houses have done the same. In recent days, the country has been regaled with tales of missing monies from all angles. An article on Ghana web alleges ...

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Timber sellers to help replenish Ghana’s depleting forests

Mr Isaac Avor, Secretary Timber Market Association

The Timber Market Association has expressed its readiness to complement government’s efforts by assisting in replenishing the country’s depleting forests cover. The Association laments the alarming rate at which Ghana is losing its forest cover, admitting that the impact of the degradation is negatively affecting the businesses of its members. “We are ready to help in replanting and we will ...

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Respite for Mothers of children with cerebral palsy

Respite for mothers of children with cerebral palsy

Mothers of children with cerebral palsy have been given a treat intended to make them relax and feel pampered. The mothers were taken through body massage, pedicure and manicure while they enjoyed a cocktail of dishes and soothing music free of charge. Ms. Sylvia Kusi –Appouh, mother of a child with cerebral palsy who opened her home  for the mothers ...

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Kwadwo Asamoah angling for Galatasaray move, agent confirms

Kwadwo Asamoah

Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah is angling for a move away from Juventus with Galatasaray his preferred destination. Asamoah, 28, is eager to leave Turin due to limited playing opportunities. The Ghanaian has been linked with a move to the Turkish giants all summer with Galatasary believed to have increased their €7 million bid for the midfield maestro. However, the Italian champions are ...

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Search for the ideal solution- Where can Boateng help the team best?

Kevin-Prince Boateng

At some point Niko Kovac became too much. “I would ask that we do not always talk about the Prince. We still have ten other players on the pitch, “the coach of Frankfurt Eintracht said on Saturday after the 1-0 defeat against VfL Wolfsburg.  Already after the first training week and the first game over 90 minutes, coach Kovac goes against the ...

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National Sanitation Brigade to enforce sanitation laws.

Hon. Kofi Adda,Minister for Sanitation and Water Resource

Ghana’s capital city, Accra is inundated with rubbish and uncollected garbage which has earned it the 4th dirtiest city in West Africa. Meeting the press, the Minister for Sanitation and Water Resource Mr Joseph Kofi Adda, said what has stood in the way of the timely and efficient provision of waste management services or the collection of refuse or garbage, ...

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Government to jail officers who extort Money from LEAP Beneficiaries

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  Hon Otiko Afisa Djaba, the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection has said government will prosecute corrupt officials who try to put government’s work in disrepute by stealing from the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) beneficiaries.   She said there are a number of allegations that have been made against social welfare staff in charge of the distribution ...

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