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#NDCDecides: three aspirants disqualified in Western Region

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) vetting committee in the Western Region has disqualified three parliamentary aspirants in the region. Meanwhile, vetting and other processes have been put on hold in three other constituencies in the region while Other persons have been given timelines to present further and better particulars on Tuesday or risk being disqualified. The three disqualified persons are; ...

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Nana Addo assures of proper economic management under NPP

The Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo-Addo has assured Ghanaians of better economic management under the NPP if the party is voted into power in 2016. He bemoaned the current economic challenges facing country which he blamed on poor leadership and economic mismanagement. Nana Addo was addressing some party loyalists in the Western region where he ...

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Gov’t invests over $1 billion in health infrastructure

President John Dramani Mahama, on Wednesday, inaugurated the National Medical Outreach Services at the Western Naval Command in Sekondi, announcing that government has invested more than one billion dollars to improve health facilities over the past five years. He said this has improved healthcare delivery to the citizenry and increased the average life expectancy of Ghanaians from 47 years as ...

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Mahama cuts sod for 8km cocoa road in Sefwi Asawinso

President John Mahama has reiterated his commitment to develop cocoa producing areas in Ghana, in a bid to increase the country’s benefit from the cash crop. He has revealed the provision of adequate road infrastructure for cocoa growing areas to facilitate the transfer of cocoa from the production areas to the manufacturing centres. Although cocoa is the second highest foreign ...

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Beauty Salon offers free training for apprentices

Aseda Beauty Salon, based in Takoradi, has for years offered free training for hundreds of youth in cosmetic and beauty treatment to enable them to become self sustainable. The apprentices undergo two-and-half years training in hairdressing, manicure and pedicure. The Founder and Executive Director of the Salon, Madam Diana Adjei, told the media, during the graduation of 10 apprentices, in ...

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NDC Evalue Jomoro-Gwira youth to vote ‘skirt & blouse’

A group of disgruntled youth of the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Evalue Jomoro-Gwira Constituency of the Western Region, have vowed to vote against the party’s incumbent Member of Parliament, if the party disqualifies one Herbert Kuah Dickson, from contesting the November 7 parliamentary primaries. The group, calling itself the Concerned Youth of Evalue Gwira-Jomoro constituency is alleging ...

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Takoradi Polytechnic gets new Rector

Professor John Eshun, Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at the Takoradi Polytechnic has been appointed as the new Rector of the school. His appointment comes in the wake of the retirement of Reverend Prof Daniel Nyarko the former rector of the school. Prof Eshun, who is expected to assume office in November 1, joined the faculty of the Polytechnic in ...

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Jomoro rejected Women who contested in Assembly election

History has repeated itself in the Jomoro District of Western Region following the rejection of Women Candidates in the just ended District Assembly Election. All four Women, who contested in the just ended District Assembly Election for the 34 Assembly member seats lost to their male counterparts. The District Electoral Officer, Mr Isaac Otoo, disclosed this to the GNA at ...

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EC mounts platforms for aspiring assembly members

The Jomoro district office of the Electoral Commission (EC) has started mounting platforms at the various electoral areas to enable aspiring Assembly and Unit Committee members present their manifestos and messages to the electorate. The platforms would also enable the electorate to ask the aspirants some questions on their manifestoes. One hundred and thirteen candidates are contesting for the 34 ...

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Increased oil search threatens Ghana’s fishing industry – NGO

Friends of the Nation FON, a socio-environmental advocacy NGO based in Takoradi in the Western region has said that the increased oil search in Ghana’s maritime waters poses greater threat to Ghana’s fishing industry. According to the NGO, if the creation of a marine protected area is not fast tracked, the livelihood of some 10 percent of Ghana’s population will ...

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