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  1. Capri Capital Partners Announces Business Restructuring and Formation of Capri Investment GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | AndhraNews

    ... Regions in Nairobi, Kenya, and Kofi D. Asomaning, managing director of Capri Africa's West Africa Region in Accra, Ghana, are overseeing on-the-ground execution. Additionally in 2014, Capri expanded its global research capability with the addition ...

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  2. Nigerians in Ghana divided over Buhari's victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    While some hope the former military leader would deliver and make Nigeria a 'better place' with upon assumption of office, others argue that he is "too old" to deliver. Another school of thought claims Buahari and Goodluck were never the best choice for Nigeria as they can't deliver to the satisfaction of the youth in the country.

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  3. Ghana's TB burden higher than estimated - 2013 SurveyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... This year, the world celebrated World TB Day on March 24, on the theme: "Treat, Cure Everyone: The Changing Phase of Ghana's TB Epidemic." TB in Ghana Preliminary results from a 2013 prevalence survey suggested that the TB burden in the country was ...

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  4. Power barges deadline could be missedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... entire nation is more of a financial problem than a technical one. Dr. Bawumia, a former Deputy-Governor of Bank of Ghana (BoG), made this declaration when he delivered a lecture at the second Distinguished Speakers Series at the Central University ...

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  5. FAGRO receives recognition at the NFU convention in USARead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    The National Food and Agric Show has received recognition for its contribution to Ghana's agricultural development in Wichita, Kansas, during the 113th Convention of the National Farmers Union ; a prestigious annual gathering of farmers in the United States of America in March. The four-day event, on the theme, "Driving the Future of Agriculture," drew over 480 family farmers, ranchers and fishermen across the USA and also featured a number of high-profile speakers and grassroot policy-makers.

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  6. Australia supports public-private dialogue on miningRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Key representatives of government, civil society organisations, mining communities, and industry, have met in Accra to dialogue on issues concerning mining. A statement issued by the Australian High Commission in Accra, and copied to the Ghana News Agency said, two key mining topics: How to improve the governance of the Artisanal and Small-scale Mining Sector; and how to improve Public-Private Partnerships to benefit mining communities, were discussed.

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  7. Govt announces Fertilizer Subsidy for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Accra , March 31, GNA - The Government is to subsidise 180,000 metric tonnes of granular fertilizer at the cost of GHA 80.4 million for the 2015 farming season, the Minister of Food and Agriculture Mr Fifi Kwetey, has announced. Speaking at a meeting to announce the subsidy, Mr Kwetey said the Government would also subsidize 4,000 metric tonnes of certified seeds at the cost of three million Ghana cedis.

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  8. Let's do more to reduce cancer deaths - Dr. AwuahRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... through the disease, he said. Over 90 per cent of children diagnosed of cancers in developing countries including Ghana, die, while their counterparts in the developed world survive the disease, he said, and added that they needed to work hard to ...

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  9. Political group in Brong-Ahafo commends government for rapid developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... e, and the Municipal Coordinating Director, 'saying decentralized departmental staff are true reflection of the Better Ghana agenda.

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  10. All Set For Prima Academy Multicultural DayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... Officer (CEO) of Prima Academy, Aisha Asi Akrofi, in an interview said, 'We have realised that most children in Ghana, especially in the capital have lost touch with their cultural heritage, hence the institution of this programme which we have ...

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  11. Accra Brewery Limited honours 33 long-serving employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... and passion of employees which has seen the brewery grow and develop over the past 84 years of its existence in Ghana. He urged all employees to continue to work industriously and help the company achieve its targets especially with the completion ...

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  12. Women Farmers Learn About Smart Technologies For The FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    On March 26th, 2015 Mennonite Economic Development Associates sponsored five rural women lead farmers from their Greater Rural Opportunities for Women project to attend the 5th Annual Northern Ghana Pre-Season Networking and Planning Forum in Tamale, Northern Region. These women soybean farmers traveled from various communities in Upper West with the Key Facilitating Partner staff to participate in the forum and learn about "Smart Technologies for Increased Productivity".

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  13. Halt cultural behaviours that facilitate epidemics - expertRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, March 31, GNA - The quick spread of epidemics in Africa is sometimes a result of some attitudes deeply embedded in culture. Mr. Augustine Sagoe, a bio-medical scientist, and leader of a team of Ghanaian workers who travelled to Sierra Leon to help combat the Ebola Virus Disease, told the Ghana News Agency, after their return to Ghana, at the end of their mission.

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  14. Government commends Ghanaian medical volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, March 31, GNA - The government has commended the team of medical volunteers who were dispatched from the country to assist during the peak of the outbreak of the Ebola viral disease in Liberia and Sierra Leone. The 42 man-team, made up of doctors and nurses and other paramedical personnel, completed a four months medical spell in the two Ebola affected countries and are back safely in Ghana.

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  15. Action Chapel Appoints New International Missions DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Bishop James Nana Ofori Atta, head of the Northern zone of the Christian Action Faith International, has been appointed the international Missions Director of the church. Rev. Ofori Atta until his latest appointment was directly in-charge of the Ashanti, Brong Ahafo, and the northern regions.

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  16. Labour Unions cry foul as first batch of Tier Three contributors make claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... before I die". Listen to Martha below: Executive Secretary of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) Isaac Bampoe Addo says this case is not an isolated one and that all those retiring this year are facing a similar ...

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  17. Akwesi Addai's new party gets provisional certificateRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... in more independent power producers and possibly sell out the current power distributor Electricity Company of Ghana. He said he would roll out programmes to change the economy of the nation using the "natural mineral resources and arable land for ...

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  18. Tamale Teaching Hospital receives crucial equipment boostRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Tamale Teaching Hospital has received equipment to cater for pregnant women and patients needing dialysis, curtailing the need to travel up to 501kilometers or 7 hours by road for the closest source of treatment. Patients in Brong Ahafo, Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions have had to travel to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital to get MRI and CT scans or a dialysis treatment for those who suffer kidney failure.

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  19. Teachers living with HIV launches strategic planRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, March 31, GNA - The Network of Teachers and Educational Workers in HIV and AIDS, Ghana has launched their 2015-2020 strategic plans to educate teachers on the need to prevent HIV, its stigmatization and discrimination. According to the Plan, even though research has not been undertaken in Ghana to establish the number of teachers living with HIV and AIDS, reports from the HIV Secretariat of the Ministry of Education confirm the impact of the epidemic on the educational sector and catalogues measures in operation, to confront the issues which includes giving a voice to teachers and educational workers living with the virus.

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  20. Canada supports Ghana to strengthen Paediatric NursingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Christopher Thornley Accra, March 31, GNA - The Canadian Government is supporting an initiative by the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada and the Ghana College of Nurses and Midwives to train 1,500 paediatric nurses in Ghana. The 22-million dollar-project is aimed at training about 1500 paediatric nurses locally and to improve the health and survival of the about 6.7 million new-borns and children in Ghana.

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