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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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Education &Training issues should not be politicize

Mr Clement Adjei Sarfo

In tendering their petition against the wholesome implementation of the free Senior High School program scheduled to take off this month (September 2017) the crusader/convener of a Kumasi-based non-governmental organization, dubbed Youth Empowerment Summit, Mr. Clement Adjei Sarfo has stressed the need for government to avoid the politicization of issues related to education and training of manpower in the country. ...

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Fury over wanton dissipation of public funds

Bernard Anaba

The Tax Justice Coalition has expressed extreme concern about the appalling and reckless dissipation of scarce resources by public officials at the expense of the downtrodden, and wants the trend reversed immediately. According to the Coalition, Ghana is said to be among the top 10 countries in Africa hemorrhaging resources that could transform the country for the majority of its ...

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Gender Minister appeals to Northern leaders to end child marriage

Otiko Djaba

The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Madam Afisa Otiko Djaba, has expressed worry about the high level of child marriage in the country, especially in the Northern Region where girls are forced into marriage long before they reach the age of 18. She therefore appealed to the chiefs and queen mothers of the northern region to assist government ...

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US jails ex-Guinea minister Mahmoud Thiam over China bribes

Mahmoud Thiam

Mahmoud Thiam, a former Guinean cabinet minister was sentenced to seven years in a US prison Friday and ordered to pay back $8.5 million for laundering bribes from a Chinese conglomerate in exchange for mining rights. Thiam, 50, was convicted on May 3 of money laundering but was sentenced today, Friday by Judge Denise Cote, more than three months after ...

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