Greater Accra, Ghana Newswire

Greater Accra, Ghana Newswire

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  1. Pharmaceutical Society and GES fight worm infestation among school childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    The fight against worm infestation has received a major boost on Friday September 22 as the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana announced a major collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceuticals of Johnson & Johnson, Ghana Branch, which will see a joint effort at eradicating worm infestation among school children in Ghana. This was launched by the President of the Ghana Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana, Pharm.

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  2. NDC embarks on re-registration of members at GH 1 per monthRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    The opposition National Democratic Congress has begun efforts to get a database of all its members. According to the party, it is doing away with the biometric register used for the election of their 2016 flagbearer.

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  3. 'Kayayeis' to benefit from legal literacy, health and economic empowermentRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Purim African Youth Development Platform , a non-governmental organization, with funding support from the UNFPA is currently implementing a project for female head porters in selected urban markets in three regions. The project, which would serve as a model to facilitate existing initiatives and works by the various state institutions such as the Gender Ministry, Ghana Health Service, and the National Board for small Scale Industries , would provide integrated legal literacy, livelihood skills training and Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights and Services for female head porters in selected urban markets in three regions.

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  4. NDC chairman explains Joshua Alabi 'snub' at Founder's Day marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ghanamma.com

    Greater Accra Region Chairman of the National Democratic Congress Joseph Cobbina Ade Coker says he is not unaware that some leading members of the party wanted to mount last Thursday's platform to "campaign". Followers of leading NDC member Professor Joshua Alabi, who is said to be interested in running for the party's presidential primary, were angry on Thursday for the refusal of organizers to allow their idol to speak.

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  5. NDC Unity Walk not to champion personal interests - OrganisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ghanamma.com

    Organisers of the National Democratic Congress 's Unity Walk have dismissed the claim that the activity is being held to project someone's personal interest. They say the Walk, which has been held in the Northern and Greater Accra Regions, rather aims at bringing "together comrades within the vicinity of a chosen Region for them to realise the need to get together."

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  6. NDC attributes 2016 defeat to biometric register; plans to ditch itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ghanamma.com

    The opposition National Democratic Congress says it will scrap its biometric membership register to pave way for re-registration. According to the Greater Regional Chairman of the party, Mr. Ade Coker, the plan to ditch the biometric system is to bring sanity into the party's register.

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  7. Rawlings and Mahama abandon NDC's - unity ship'Read the original story

    Thursday | GhanaWeb

    Three key persons in the National Democratic Congress were conspicuously missing at the party's unity walk held in Accra today. Founder of the party, Jerry John Rawlings, former President, John Dramani Mahama and the party's General Secretary, Asiedu Nketiah were the ones missing at the much touted unity walk.

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  8. Raising Readers initiative encourages reading at Osu Children's HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ghanamma.com

    Raising Readers continues to help nurture reading culture among Ghanaian children. This weekend the team were at the Osu Children's Home in Accra.

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  9. August 4 Founders' Day: Subtle imposition to celebrate tradition of a political partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | GhanaWeb

    On August 4, 2017, the New Patriotic Party celebrated the founding of the United Gold Coast Convention - the tradition on which the New Patriotic Party is built. Now, the President has made a proposition to legitimise August 4 as the Founders' Day and September 21 as Dr. Kwame Nkrumah's birthday.

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  10. We'll reinstate all employees sacked under Akufo-Addo government - NDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Ghanamma.com

    Ghanaians who were "unfairly" sacked from their posts by the NPP government following its electoral victory in the 2016 general elections have no course to worry as the NDC has promised to re-employ them when it regains power in 2020. The 2016 Greater Accra Regional Campaign Coordinator of the NDC, Sylvester Mensah made this promise when he spoke to journalists on the sidelines of the Founders' Day Solidarity march in Accra, Thursday.

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  11. Rawlings and Mahama abandon NDC's 'unity shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Ghanamma.com

    Three key persons in the National Democratic Congress were conspicuously missing at the party's unity walk held in Accra today. Founder of the party, Jerry John Rawlings, former President, John Dramani Mahama and the party's General Secretary, Asiedu Nketiah were the ones missing at the much touted unity walk.

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  12. NDC ditches biometric registration of membersRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 21 | GhanaWeb

    The opposition National Democratic Congress has announced it will scrap its biometric membership register to pave way for re-registration. The Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the party, Ade Coker, who made the announcement during the party's unity walk, said the biometric register is one of the causes of the party's defeat in the 2016 election.

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  13. Akufo-Addo has the power to change Founders' Day - NPP MPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Ghanamma.com

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has the powers to change the Founder's Day Celebration to any other day even without sending a bill to parliament for consideration as done by the late President John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills. "When President Mills was going to make this day a holiday he used an Executive Instrument and another President can also use the same Executive Instrument to undo what he did".

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  14. GUTA blamed for foreigners influx in retail businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | Ghanamma.com

    The Head of Finance Department, University of Cape Coast Business School, Dr. John Gatsi, says it will be difficult for Ghana to fully enforce the law that bars foreigners from doing retail business in the country. Meanwhile, former Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Murtala Mohammed has blamed the Ghana Union of Traders Association, GUTA for the continuous involvement of foreigners in the retail business in Ghana.

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  15. Omane Boamah will not get a copy of Kwesi Botchwey's reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Ghanamma.com

    The Greater Accra Regional Organizer of the National Democratic Congress , Anthony Nukpenu, has advised Dr Omane Boamah, a former Minister of Communications, to forget about getting a copy of the much heavily-protected Kwesi Botchwey's report, because he will not be given. Dr. Boamah has been fingered as one of the key characters behind the hefty defeat of Former President John Mahama at the 2016 polls.

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  16. Media publications of Kwesi Botchwey's report are false - Ade CokerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Ghanamma.com

    The Greater Accra regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress, Mr Joseph Nii Ade Coker has stated emphatically that all media publications of the Kwesi Botchwey report are false and concocted. According to him, it is only the general secretatry of the party, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia and the national chariman who have copies of the the 455-page report, subtitled "listening to the voice of the grassroots".

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  17. Do business like Nigerians - GUTA urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Ghanamma.com

    Nigerian traders in Ashanti Region's capital, Kumasi, have urged the Ghana Union of Traders Association to encourage its members to take their business seriously like they do and stop threatening to take the law into their own hands. This comes on the back of threats by GUTA to stop the payment and filling of tax returns by end of October this year if foreign nationals are not barred from doing retail business in the country.

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  18. Media publications of Kwesi Botchwey's report are false - " Ade CokerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | GhanaWeb

    The Greater Accra regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress, Mr Joseph Nii Ade Coker has stated emphatically that all media publications of the Kwesi Botchwey report are false and concocted. According to him, it is only the general secretatry of the party, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia and the national chariman who have copies of the the 455-page report, subtitled "listening to the voice of the grassroots".

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  19. GUTA threatens not to pay taxes over invasion of foreign retailersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | GhanaWeb

    The Ghana Union of Traders Association has threatened to stop payment of taxes if the law banning foreigners from participating in the retail business is not enforced by the end of October this year. According to the association, foreigners have taken up spaces meant for citizens in markets and are engaging in money laundering activities.

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  20. GUTA gives governmment Oct. 31 ultimatum to stop foreigners in retail businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | GhanaWeb

    The Greater Accra Regional branch of Ghana Union of Traders Association has given government up to 31st October, 2017 to stop foreigners who are into retail business from operating or face their wrath. According to GUTA, they will be compelled to cease filing their VAT returns and other taxes if government fails to stop them.

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