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We missed Kenichi on the bench but – Yaw Preko

Assistant coach of Accra Hearts of Oak Yaw ‘Rush’ Preko has noted that the absence of head coach Kenichi Yastuhashi in their MTN FA Cup tie against Wassaman FC did not affect the team, even though they “missed him” on the bench. Coach Yatsuhashi was admitted to the Ridge Hospital on Friday after he was alleged to have collapsed. The ...

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President Mahama tells Ministers to adhere to policies

President John Dramani Mahama, on Tuesday, urged Ministers of State to strictly adhere to government policies, which would help improve on the living standards of Ghanaians in their areas. That, he said, could be achieved by implementing and monitoring all policies based on the tenets of good governance, democracy and transparency. President Mahama stated this when he swore into office ...

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More embrace UNICEF support child-feeding interventions

Hundreds of nursing mothers in most communities in the Volta Region have accepted to do exclusive breastfeeding and observe good nutrition practices to control stunted growth in children and pregnant women. The development follows the UNICEF supported introduction of locally engineered programmes to fight child malnutrition, stunted growth and boost nutrition in pregnant women. Mr David Tekpor, North Dayi District ...

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A month rent advance could worsen housing gap – Estate Broker

Mr Narteh Tetteh, a real estate broker, has advised against the adoption of a proposed rent law that would force landlords to charge not more than one month rent. A statement signed by Mr Fidel Amoah, the Content Manager, Lamudi Ghana and copied to the Ghana News Agency, said Mr Tetteh, who is the Chief Executive Officer of Realty Connections, ...

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Christians urged to beware of false doctrines

Apostle Peter Okoe Mankralo, the President of the Apostolic Church of Ghana, has bemoaned the increasing number of false doctrines in the country and entreated Christians to beware. A statement signed by Apostle Mankralo on Easter Monday, copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra, said Christians were supposed to exhibit fellow-feeling for their neighbours and wondered if many were ...

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First Lady urges farmers to grow more for exports

Mrs Lordina Mahama, the First Lady, has urged farmers to cultivate more export crops to help increase their incomes and enhance national forex earnings. Addressing a durbar, at Sampa, a border town, in the Brong Ahafo Region, Mrs Mahama told the chiefs and people that earning more money from export crops would help to improve their living conditions. Describing Sampa ...

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GNFS signals new direction, fire prevention now major thrust

The Chief Fire Officer, Dr. Albert Brown Gaisie, has signaled a new direction as the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) makes fire prevention a major thrust of its operation. He said focusing more effort on how to substantially roll back the rising incident of fire outbreaks across the country was an urgent priority. Dr. Gaisie was addressing personnel of the ...

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Tony Elumelu Foundation selects 1,000 African entrepreneurs

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has announced the selection of 1,000 entrepreneurs for the second round of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP). Launched in 2015, TEEP is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship. It represents a $100 million commitment over a 10-year period, to identify and empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs, create a million jobs and add $10 ...

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First Lady calls for assistance in healthcare delivery

The First Lady, Mrs Lordina Mahama, has called on stakeholders to help government to fulfill the obligation of protecting the health of citizens. She said health professionals, on the other hand, must be motivated to contribute their quota in achieving health for all. “We must all, therefore, endeavour to work towards enhancing the work of health professionals in order to ...

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GNFS signals new direction, fire prevention now major thrust

The Chief Fire Officer, Dr. Albert Brown Gaisie, has signaled a new direction as the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) makes fire prevention a major thrust of its operation. He said focusing more effort on how to substantially roll back the rising incident of fire outbreaks across the country was an urgent priority. Dr. Gaisie was addressing personnel of the ...

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Governor Wampah to retire ahead of schedule

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has announced that its Governor, Dr. Kofi A.K. Wampah, would proceed on early retirement from the Bank with effect from April 1, 2016. A release issued by the BoG, and signed by its Secretary, stated that “…in view of his long outstanding leave days, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr. H.A.K Wampah, is ...

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