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KMA Boss to rebrand ‘Garden City’

Osei Assibey Antwi

The mayor of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, Hon. Osei Assibey has stressed the need for the residents of Kumasi to put measures in place to transform the declining state of the city’s environment, so that the former name of the city as “Garden City” could be restored. He said the environ-mental position of the city is very serious to such ...

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Right to Information Coalition welcomes President’s assurance

Right to Information Coalition welcomes President's assurance

The Coalition on the Right to Information (RTI Coalition) has welcomed the declaration by H.E President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, at the Africa Open Data Conference in Accra on July 20 2017, of his government’s resolve to collaborate with Parliament to speed up the passage of the Right to Information Bill, about the oldest in the hands of successive governments. ...

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Can the EC survive the recent tsunami?

Can the EC survive the recent tsunami?

Since becoming the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana, Madam Charlotte Osei, has generated more heat than the proverbial kitchen. This is not her fault. We live in a society which is supposed to be democratic, but every issue is seen from a partisan political lens. Anyone occupying that position would have endured the same heat, innuendo and accusations ...

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Fidel Castro: A lesson for African leaders

Namibia is the only African country that conferred upon Castro its highest national hoznour. This is a big shame for Africa. Castro personally and the people of Cuba made great sacrifices for African liberation. The African Union should honour Castro and deliberately seek to deepen ties with the Cuban people. It is not too late for African leaders to show ...

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Western intervention in African elections

Since the last election in which Hilary Clinton, the Democratic party candidate lost to the current President, Mr. Donald Trump, the United States has not stopped its claims that Russia tried to influence the outcome of their elections by supporting Donald Trump. These claims are being investigated in the United States, Whatever the outcome, it will remain one of the ...

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Okomfo Anokye Rural Bank donates to Osei Kyeretwie SHS

As part of meeting their social obligations, Management of Okomfo Anokye Rural Bank Ltd. in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region over the weekend presented 100 bags of cement worth GH¢3,280.00 to the Osei Kyerekyie Senior High School (popularly called Okess) to solve part of the school’s pressing challenges. Presenting the items on behalf of the General Manager of the Bank, ...

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Lands Minister promises to reverse the decline of the forest and wildlife resources

Peter Amewu

The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Hon  Peter Amewu, has admitted that the forests in Ghana are facing numerous challenges. In his maiden meeting with the management and staff of the Forestry Commission recently, Mr Amewu, acknowledged that the forestry sub-sector is one of the key sectors that has a huge potential for driving the economic development of this ...

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Finance Minister touts Ghana’s stability & economic prospects

Ken Ofori-Atta

The Austrian Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Werner Senfter has paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta at his office. Receiving him, Hon. Ofori-Atta expressed gratitude on behalf of Ghana for the decades of friendship that had existed between the two countries, as well as the immense support given by Austria, especially in the areas of Education, ...

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Children with cerebral palsy need Government attention

Children with cerebral palsy need Government attention

A care-giver of a child with cerebral palsy has called on the government to facilitate centres for children with cerebral palsy. Mr Emmanuel Asante, Care-giver and grandfather of a five year old girl with cerebral palsy is urging government to facilitate the creation of centres for children with cerebral palsy. He further called for services such as physiotherapy services and ...

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MP bemoans alarming rate of school drop-outs among girls

Mr Kwame Agbodza, Member of Parliament for Adaklu has appealed to stakeholders in education to help girls in the District to remain in school and “climb to the apex of the educational ladder.” He bemoaned the alarming rate of school drop-outs among girls due to teenage pregnancy in the area and called for concerted efforts to support girls to develop ...

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