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  1. Yara hopeful of yields boostRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

    ara Ghana Limited has shipped into the country some 15,000 tonnes of YaraMila ACTYVA fertilizer to help boost cereal crop yields in the country. The products, which have been imported from Finland, contain 10 percent nitrate and 13 percent ammonium ...

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  2. World Bank Country Director bows outRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

    The country director of the World Bank for Ghana, Yusupha B. Crookes, is set to move out after almost three years of service in Ghana. Mr. Crookes could be credited with helping fast track the release of some budgetary funds that were frozen because of concerns with how Ghana's economy was being managed.

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  3. GBA suit against Apau, Pwamang absurd - " Gov'tRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

    Communications Minister, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah has described as absurd a suit against the appointment of Justices Yaw Apau and Gabriel Pwamang to the Supreme Court. Though he told Joy News he was yet to see the suit filed by the Ghana Bar Association and other top members of the Bar, Dr. Boamah said the writ is also preposterous.

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  4. Stolen Saltpond Offshore crude interceptedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    The International Police in Germany has intercepted an oil tanker, MT Ceilo Di Milano that was carrying stolen crude from Saltpond Offshore Producing Company Limited . According to a correspondence between Addo Atuah & Company, Solicitors of SOPCL, and the Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department of Ghana, General Shipping & Trading Services Ltd, acting per its Chief Executive , one Justice Asare took out 24,332 barrels of Saltpond crude valued at $1,237,647 through Imperial Energy Ventures Limited of Accra.

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  5. Ghana is on track with IMF programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    The International Monetary Fund says Ghana's financial and economic programme is on track and that the government has met almost all the performance criteria, Mr Joel Toujas-Bernate, IMF Africa Department Division Chief, said on Tuesday. "The programme is on track, with all performance criteria met except for the ceiling on central bank financing to the government, which was technically missed by a small margin," Mr Toujas Bernate told a press conference in Accra.

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  6. Tigo invests $24 million to upgrade cell sitesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Mobile operator, TIGO Ghana says it is investing $24 million to upgrade its cell sites to help make the network stable and improve customers' voice and data experience. The first phase of the upgrade, which will see 114 new cell sites enhanced in the Greater Accra, Ashanti and Western Regions, is expected to be completed in September this year.

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  7. GBA, others pray SC to withdraw Justices Apau and PwamangRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Ghana Bar Association and three other top members of the bar have filed a suit at the Supreme Court insisting that the appointment of Justices Yaw Apau and Gabriel Pwamang to the Court did not follow due process. The other plaintiffs in the case are Nene Amegatcher, President of the Ghana Bar Association ; Justin Amenuvor, National Secretary of GBA; and Frank Beecham, the immediate past president of the Association.

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  8. Ghana: Chinese Miners Invade River Tano BasinRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Life in the Brong-Ahafo Region can now be described as very dangerous for inhabitants, because their major source of drinking water, the Tano River, is under serious attack by activities of illegal miners. The Tano River, which serves as the only source of water which is treated by Ghana Water Company and supplied to the Sunyani Municipality and its environs, Techiman Municipality and its environs, as well as Hwidiem, Acherensua and Goaso - all in the Brong-Ahafo region has its quality and existence endangered due to the invasion of some Chinese illegal miners.

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  9. Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Review Mission to GhanaRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... by JoA l Toujas-BernatA , visited Accra during June 17aS'30, 2015 to conduct discussions on the first review of Ghana's financial and economic program supported by the IMF's Extended Credit Facility (ECF) 1 . The discussions covered the ...

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  10. Lawyer, CSO Actors Advocate Reformation Of Drug Laws In GhanaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... as well as policy dialogues to see how best drug laws could be reformed, and a 'balanced drug policy' achieved. In Ghana, a drug reform policy dialogue was held in Accra by the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) in partnership with the ...

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  11. AGI, JICA, Plan, Academia Laud CSR Conference And AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, Ghana. 29thJune, 2015 - Stakeholders including the Association of Ghana Industries, AGI, The Japan International Cooperation Agency, JICA, Plan International and academicians from the University of Ghana Business School and the University of South Carolina, USA, have lauded the Ghana Editions of the West African CSR Conferences and Awards.

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  12. Lebanese Community Gives ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Lebanese community in Ghana has yet again provided scholarships and financial aid to dependants and families of 23 martyrs in a ceremony at the Ghana Police Service in Accra yesterday. In his address, the Lebanese Ambassador to Ghana, H.E Ali Halabi, pointed out that 'the Lebanese community who is fully integrated in the Ghanaian society and who has contributed to the economic development of Ghana strongly believes that without brave and qualified security men and women and without modern and well-equipped security services, there will be no stability in the society and no growth in the economy.

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  13. 'Prioritize Climate Change Reportage'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    ... who was speaking at International Conference on Climate Change and National Development held at the University of Ghana(UG), Legon in Accra said reports regarding climate change if carried out effectively would inform the general public and go a ...

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  14. BA 2ndIn Wee ProductionRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    THE NARCOTICS Control Board has expressed grave concern about the rate at which marijuana is being cultivated in the Brong-Ahafo Region, posing a threat to the youth in the region. According to the NACOB, Brong-Ahafo has gained notoriety by becoming the second leading producer of marijuana in Ghana trailing the Volta Region which is the number one producer of illicit drugs in the country.

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  15. 15% hike in petroleum prices tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... on the world market. Fuel price adjustment, which is upward, has many ramifications on the micro- and macro-economy of Ghana. In other jurisdictions, what is done when world prices rise so much above what people can bear is for the government to ...

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  16. Health facilities charging GHc5 for utility billsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    Some health facilities in the country are charging patients an extra GHc5 for utility bills. This is per a directive issued by the Director General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr Ebenezer Appiah Denkyira.

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  17. Three Nigerians arrested at Dome for alleged forgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... for a fee and also used fake documentation to defraud people online. Some of the documents which had the logo of the Ghana Police Service were criminal clearance certificates issued by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) bearing the ...

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  18. Press Release: Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Review Mission to GhanaRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | International Monetary Fund

    ... (IMF), led by Joel Toujas-Bernate, visited Accra during June 17-30, 2015 to conduct discussions on the first review of Ghana's financial and economic program supported by the IMF's Extended Credit Facility (ECF) 1 . The discussions covered the ...

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  19. Stephen Appiah can do a lot for Football - Tony BaffoeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Former Ghana international Tony Baffoe says he is optimistic retired Ghanaian footballer Stephen Appiah can do a lot for the sport. In an interview with Kasapa Sports, Baffoe, a member of the 1992 Ghana team that lost to Ivory Coast in the Nations Cup finals said Appiah had some unique career propositions that should sit well with a general plan of getting him to the top of football management.

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  20. DKB saves Golden movie awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The maiden edition of the Golden Movie Awards Africa organized by NMJ Ghana turned out to be a great success with DKB saving the day. The awards nite took a different turn and became more entertaining and fun when Ghana's comedy king DKB took over the mc platform from KSM who has retired to become the emperor of comedy.

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