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Street naming exercise on course in Upper Manya District

The Upper Manya Krobo District Assembly is advancing steadily in the street naming exercise and hopes to meet the deadline in the directive of the President. So far, the assembly has erected sign posts, which would be the basis of the naming exercise of the various streets of Asesewa, the district capital. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) Media ...

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Cape Coast records cases of Cholera

A Cholera outbreak has hit Cape Coast and its environs with fourteen out of the 24 cases recorded between Tuesday and Friday at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital (CCTH), testing positive. However, one person was brought in dead and had been released to the family for burial. When the Ghana News Agency (GNA) visited the facility at about 17:00 hours ...

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TB cases increase in Adaklu district

There are about 870 suspected cases of tuberculosis (TB) in the Adaklu District, Mr Samuel Atidzah, Executive Director of GOSANET, a health focused non-governmental organization, has said. He said the cases were mostly found in young adults in their “productive and economic years.” Mr Atidzah was addressing a day’s performance review workshop for 15 TB volunteers drawn from selected communities ...

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E/R Minister survives car crash

The Eastern Regional Minister, Antwi Boasiako Sekyere has been treated and discharged after a car accident on the Akuapem ridge road on Tuesday. The Minister was reportedly driving home after attending an official assignment in Accra. According to the Public Relations Officer of the Regional Administrating Council, Prosper Fetor Tsormana, the minister sustained minor injuries and was rushed to the ...

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NBSSI promotes food safety

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) is training about 199 participants across the country under a project called; “Support to improve services to micro and small scale enterprises in the field of Food Safety and Quality management.” With funding from the European Union under the Trade Related Assistance and Quality Enabling (TRAQUE) programme, 134 staff of the NBSSI, ...

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Gov’t appoints new CEO for Tamale Teaching Hospital

Government has confirmed Dr. Prosper Akambong as the substantive Chief Executive Officer of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH). As a major referral health facility serving the three regions of the north, the TTH has been without a substantive CEO for almost a year. This created room for several interest groups within and outside to mount pressure on President John Mahama ...

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City authorities must enforce sanitation laws – GHS

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has charged city authorities to enforce their proposed ban on the sale of food on the streets. This follows the Service’s announcement on Tuesday in a bid to curb the spread of the cholera disease with has so far claimed 80 lives and affected over 10, 000 people. The GHS said it is in talks ...

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Don’t sign plant breeders bill – U/W Chiefs to Mahama

Chiefs and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the Upper West Region have called on government to urgently place a moratorium on the passage of the Plant Breeders Bill (PBB). The also want government to empower research institutions in the country to join their counterparts in Europe, India and china to come out with a concrete stance on the issues the ...

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We didn’t spend GHC40,000 on birthday – TMA MCE

The Tema Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Isaac Ashai Odamtten has rubbished allegations that he wasted a whopping GHC40, 000 on a birthday party for staff of the Assembly. The Finder Newspaper on Monday reported that the MCE spent that amount for 180 staff members born in June, July and August instead of tackling cholera and sanitation issues confronting the ...

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Disabled in Jaman South District receive grant

Persons with Disability (PWDs) in the Jaman South District of the Brong Ahafo Region have received GH¢15,000 as their share of the Disability Disbursement Fund. Mr T. O. Oppong Kyei, Immediate Past Secretary of Jaman South District branch of PWDs who is also the Deputy Coordinator of NADMO in-charge of Disasters, received the money on behalf of the 51 beneficiaries ...

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