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School Reopening: Parents commend government, call for e-learning

Some parents have commended Government for successfully opening schools in the country gradually amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Some parents said, they were happy their 2nd-year children in Junior High Schools and Senior High Schools were having their turn from Monday, October 5th saying they have been home for too long and that once the schools have put in place the protocols, we ...

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CHRAJ stands in solidarity with older persons

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) stands in solidarity with older persons globally as the world of marks International Day of Older Persons. The day was introduced by the United Nations (UN) in 1990, to respond to the opportunities and challenges of population ageing in the 21st century. This year, 2020 marks its 30th anniversary on the ...

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Western Togoland attacks: I believe Institutions will work – Akufo-Addo assures

The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revealed why he is unwavering about the uprising in the Volta Region stating that he believes there are institutions to deal with the issue. According to him, if he panics, the country will also do the same, hence the need to be calm about the issues to allow for the institutions available to ...

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EC issues duplicated ID numbers in one-day registration exercise

Madam Jean Mensa

The Electoral Commission of Ghana has disclosed that it produced duplicate voter ID numbers in the just ended voters’ registration exercise. According to the Commission this error has been corrected and the people affected will be issued with a new set of voters’ ID cards. Regardless of the duplication, the Commission said the biometric and biographic details are intact. The Electoral Commission opened another ...

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Secessionists Attacks: Government will not negotiate with criminals – Bawumia

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says government will not negotiate with members of the Homeland Study Group Foundation in the Volta Region. This follows their demand for independence from Ghana to form an autonomous ‘Western Togoland.’ But according to the Vice President, the motives behind what he refers to as “criminal activities” are nonexistent. He said, their attempts are backed ...

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29 ‘Western Togolanders’ arrested, airlifted to Accra

Twenty-nine persons have been arrested by a joint security deployed to the Juapong township where secessionists reportedly besieged early Friday. The arrested persons have been airlifted to Accra for interrogation. The group is believed to have links to a secessionist group alleged to have seized several towns in the Volta region, mounted road blocks and burnt tyres. TV3’s Komla Adom ...

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LEG holds workshop on sustainable management of Ghana’s forest reserves

The Livelihood and Environment Ghana (LEG) an environmental-oriented organization has in collaboration with the Forestry Service Division of Bechem District and the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) held an awareness raising workshop on sustainable forest resources management. The workshop was held at Konkontreso in the Asutifi South District of the Ahafo Region of Ghana, bringing participants from communities ...

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AGES provides Amanchiaa Community a mechanized Borehole

Advocacy for Gender, Environment and Social Initiatives (AGES), a Kumasi-based Women-led Non-Governmental Organization is putting in place amechanized borehole for residents of Amanchiaa communityin the Atwima Nnwabiagya South Municipality of the Ashanti Region. The borehole, which is currently in its final stages of construction is being financiallysupported by the Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action (GAGGA).  The gesture, according ...

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Let’s build a united, prosperous, stable and secure ECOWAS – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Chair of ECOWAS Monday tasked the President, Commissioners and Staff of the Commission to work to build a united, economically prosperous, politically stable, and secured Community that meets the aspirations of the citizens of the Community. “As we round off the implementation of ECOWAS Vision 2020, and finalise the development of Vision 2050, we should strive ...

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Over 500 settlers along White Volta to be resettled

The Public Relations Officer of the Volta River Authority (VRA), David Prah, has revealed that the authority is currently putting in place plans to enable it relocate settlers along the White Volta in the North East Region to protect them against floods and also the spillage of the Bagre Dam. He announced this after officials of the VRA donated relief ...

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