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WELCOME TO THE ERA OF DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITIES

One of the sad episodes of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) government was the perception that it lacked the political will to deal with corruption or the perception of it. No other institution came to symbolise this creeping abuse, misuse and mismanagement of state institutions than SADA amongst others. SADA was a flagship project. When President Mahama took the bold ...

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Is NPP Politician involved in Kenya ‘coup plot’?

Uhuru-Kenyatta

On Tuesday, the Republic of Kenya will be going to the polls. However, it appears that some forces are hell bent on creating chaos to influence the elections in their favour. Even though Public Agenda cannot authenticate the document below, we are pulsing it as a warning. For us it is even more alarming that a Ghanaian citizen has been ...

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Profile: Ibrahim Mahama- a sub-regional player

Ibrahim Mahama

Mr. Ibrahim Mahama remains an enigma to many people in Ghana. Even those who do not know him seem to think they do. Sometimes, referred to as the junior brother of the immediate past President, John Mahama, sometimes, associated with his main company, Engineers and Planners. Sometimes known as the man Ghana Revenue Authority wants to find. In this edition, ...

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HERBAL PRACTITIONER READY TO ABSORB THIRTY PWDS IN VIABLE VENTURE

PWDs

  A Kumasi – based herbalist, H/Dr Samuel Ampomah who doubles as the Managing Director of Ampomah Herbal Clinic and Research Centre located at Kumasi – Abuakwa has expressed his readiness to engage thirty (30) persons with disabilities within Atwima Nwabiagya District in the Ashanti Region into his Clinic to compliment government effort at creating jobs for the disabled people, ...

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Breastfeeding preferred to formula milk

breastfeeding

Every year from 1-7 August marks the World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), a week set aside to draw attention to the importance and benefits of breastfeeding. ‘World Health Organization (WHO) recommends, babies should be exclusively breastfed for first six months and continue up to two years or beyond to give them a healthy start to life. it is estimated that infants ...

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Forestry Commission warns wildlife traffickers

pangolin

The Forestry Commission has issued a strong warning to some wildlife traffickers who are, or intend to use Ghana as a transit destination to operate their nefarious activities to rescind or face drastic action.   “We would like to send a message to them that they have no place in Ghana. We will smoke them out,” The commission assures.   ...

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SADA runs for five years without state funds

SADA boss-Charles Abugre

  It has emerged that the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority (SADA), a body established under an Act of Parliament to spearhead the economic and social development of the Northern Savannah Ecological Zone (NSEZ) has been starved of funds from government for the past five years.   Public Agenda has learned that  the last  time  the  Organization  received money from the ...

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Peasant farmers call for increased investment in Agro-ecology farming

Hon-Dr-Owusu-Afriyie-Akoto

The Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG) has held two separate dialogue meetings with farmers and officials of districts assemblies in the Brong Ahafo and Upper East Regions in Techiman and Paga respectively. The purpose of the meeting was to promote Agro-ecology farming practice through increased budgetary allocation of District Assemblies in support of sustainable Agriculture.   The meetings form ...

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MP calls for free Primary Health Care

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The Executive Director for Alliance for Reproductive Health Rights Vicky T. Okine, said the country still required a comprehensive approach to realizing its obligations and commitments to ensure broad-based, high quality and affordable healthcare to citizens, especially the poor. She said the desired situation was to ensure Universal Health Care for all Ghanaians and to advocate as civil society organization ...

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GCNet wins coveted ICT Company of the Year Award

GCNet wins convented ICT award

GCNet emerged winner at the 7th Edition of the Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards 2017 (GITTA) held in Accra. GCNet also emerged as Public Sector e-solutions Provider of the Year for the second successive time, capping years of pioneering leadership as an Innovator and Leader in the Provision of e-Solutions to Government and its agencies through the deployment of ...

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