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  1. NPP primary: Ursula, others face tricky taskRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

    New Patriotic Party female parliamentarians have got an uphill task on their hands to undertake as they are being contested left , right and centre by both male and female aspirants. With nominations closed on April 30, all the female parliamentarians in the Greater Accra Region are being hotly contested.

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  2. GOIL sets targets to dominate downstream oil industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GhanaWeb

    The Ghana Oil Company Limited has set pragmatic targets to dominate the downstream oil industry to ensure that Ghanaian oil marketing companies took control of the industry. As part of the broad mechanism, GOIL has set up a GOENERGY Company Limited which is a Bulk Oil Distribution Company with the objective of ensuring availability and stability of fuel supply in the country.

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  3. GOIL shareholders call for affirmative actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GhanaWeb

    Shareholders of the Ghana Oil Company Limited , has called for injection of affirmative action policies and procedure in the appointment of Board of Directors of the oil marketing company. The shareholders at GOIL's 46 Annual General Meeting in Accra warned that in the future they would reject the Board of Directors if the appointing authorities fail to adhere to the tenets of affirmative action.

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  4. African Finance Business (afb) Ghana Begins Operation BESTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Ghanamma.com

    African Finance Business Ghana Limited, a leading Financial Services company in Ghana has deepened its support to the country's education sector. This follows the presentation of over 5,000 notebooks to over 50 basic schools across the length and breadth of the country.

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  5. Minister advises MMDAs to be agents of changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | GhanaWeb

    Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, has advised Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies , to be effective agents of behavioural and attitudinal change in their various Assemblies, to promote development. He also challenged the Chief Executives to take the National Sanitation Day campaign to a greater height, to promote public and environmental health.

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  6. Nana Oye Lithur Commends Zongo LadiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Ghanamma.com

    The Minister of Gender Children and Social Protection Honorable Nana Oye Lithur has praised the Federation of Zongo Ladies for promoting the education and general welfare of girls and women in the Muslim settlements known as Zongos in the country. The minister made this remark at the third edition of the Federation of Zongo Ladies at the Nima Social Center in Accra.

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  7. Court restrains coronation of Mankralo in TeshieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | GhanaWeb

    An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday restrained the Kingmakers of Teshie to stop the outdooring of the new Mankralo on April 30 to avoid violence in the area. The order also enjoins parties, servants and associates of the purported new Mankralo.

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  8. I have no issues with Sarkodie; says Castro's fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | GhanaWeb

    Mr John Eshun, father of missing hiplife artiste Castro, has denied rumours he is disappointed in some Ghanaian artistes for not showing solidarity with the family since his son's disappearance. It was reported earlier this week that Castro's father was disappointed in Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie for not visiting Castro's family since his disappearance knowing the friendship that existed between the two.

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  9. Police to beef up security in Kubekro following murder of 7yr old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Ghanamma.com

    Greater Accra Regional Minister, Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo has said that he is in talks with the Inspector General of Police to beef up security in Kubekro and its environs. This follows the murder of a 7-year-old girl a fortnight ago which sent shockwaves through the Kpone Katamanso Constituency.

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  10. The Adolescents, Our FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Ghanamma.com

    The public always blame Ghana Health Service for not doing much when it comes to Adolescent Health but indeed they are working hardly behind doors without the notice of the public as per our witness to some of their workshops and programmes especially the ongoing 4-day Workshop in Takoradi, Western region. Since Monday 27th April, 2015 to Thursday 30th April, 2015, workshop is being organised for the Southern Zone , The Northern Zone workshop will also take place in Kumasi, Ashanti Region after the ongoing Southern Zone workshop.

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  11. Lion Hot Over Girl's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Ghanamma.com

    Some residents in the Kpone-Katamanso Constituency of the Greater Accra Region, have descended heavily on the Member of Parliament for the area, Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey-Agbo, alleging that he is in bed with the purported influential persons accused of being behind the death of Ruth Ankomah, the seven-year-old girl who was murdered in a container at Atadeka. The constituents are asking Nii Afotey-Agbo aka Lion, who doubles as the Greater Accra Regional Minister, to stop interfering in investigations by the Criminal Investigations Department of the Ghana Police Service, who are currently handling the case in which a certain Lucas Agbadzi has so far been apprehended in connection with the death.

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  12. 3rd UCMAS Inter-Schools competition held in AccraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Ghanamma.com

    The final of the Universal Concept Mental Arithmetic System Inter-Schools competition has been held in Accra with pupils from Basic Schools all over Ghana displaying dexterity in mental arithmetic. This was the 3rd National Inter-Schools Abacus and Mental Arithmetic competition which had over 800 pupils from 25 different schools participating.

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  13. NGO embarks on education programme on malariaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Ghanamma.com

    Takoradi April 28, GNA - Hope for Future Generations, a non-governmental organisation , has launched a malaria education programme for children in deprived communities in eight regions of the country. Mr Emmanuel Nuworzah, a volunteer of the organisation, who made this known in Takoradi, listed the regions as the Volta, Western, Greater Accra, Eastern, Brong- Ahafo, Upper West, Upper East and Northern.

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  14. Man allegedly defiles 9-year old niece; compensates her with KalypoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Ghanamma.com

    Ashaiman Circuit Court is hearing a case of a 9-year old girl who was allegedly defiled by her uncle Kofi Sekyi who also tried to compensate her with Kalypo, a fruit juice. Narrating the incident on Monday, the victim who was 8 at the time of the incident, said she had been staying with her uncle for a year at Jericho, Ashaiman in the Greater Accra Region.

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  15. NDC meddles in NPP parliamentary primaries at AshaimanRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | GhanaWeb

    National security and ndc meddles in NPP parliamentary primaries at Ashaiman The impending New Patriotic Party Parliamentary primaries scheduled for June 13, 2015, has attracted the ruling National Democratic Congress in the Ashaiman Constituency, such that one of the aspirants who is touted as a fire brand in the race, seem to pose threat to the ruling NDC once he is elected as Parliamentary Candidate for election 2016 in spite of the gap between the NDC and NPP in the voting trend.

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  16. Nii Adama Latse ejected from Ga Mantse PalaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | GhanaWeb

    An Asafo group from the Ga Mashie in the Ga state has forcefully ejected Nii Tackie Adama Latse II and his kinsmen from the Ga Mantse Palace at North Kaneshie in the Greater Accra region, Today has learnt. Information available to Today indicates that the Asafo Group budged into the offices of the Ga Mantse palace a couple of weeks ago, and threw out Adama Latse and his kinsmen.

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  17. Savanna Agric Institute to enhance rice productionRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | GhanaWeb

    The Savanna Agricultural Research Institute has secured a $1 million World Bank grant to enhance local rice cultivation in the northern ecological zones of the country. Dubbed the "System of Rice Intensification ," the three-year project seeks to train rice farmers on the correct rice farming practices to ensure higher yields.

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  18. President Mahama announces incentive package for cocoa farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Ghanamma.com

    Tema, April 25, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama on Friday announced a number of incentives for cocoa farmers to inspire them to step up production in the coming years. He said:"Apart from the on-going free fertilizers and spraying exercises, government is also providing free 50 million hybrid seedlings and solid extension services to the farmers."

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  19. Pay your water bills promptly'Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | GhanaWeb

    Minister of Works and Housing, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman-Mensah, has called on all Ghanaians to pay their water bills promptly to enable the Ghana Water Company to run the system efficiently. He said if government is putting in place measures to improve upon the water situation in the country, then Ghanaians should do their part to help.

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  20. Gov't to give credit to canoe ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | GhanaWeb

    Ms Sherry Ayittey, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, has assured the Canoe Owners Association of government efforts in establishing a micro credit system to improve their operations. She said her outfit would organise a national conference for stakeholders in the industry to agree on the terms of payment, discuss challenges, prospects and chart the way forward in improving the sector.

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