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I’m serious about nat’l ID project – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched a new national identification card called the Ghana Card with a call on the National Identification Authority (NIA) to protect data gathered at all times. The new ID card will phase out the one previously issued in the John Agyekum Kufour era. “My presence at today’s event, together with the Vice President of the Republic, highlights the seriousness which m ...

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YEA board charged to solve youth unemployment

The Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, has underscored the need for the newly sworn in board members of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in addressing unemployment challenges across the country. According to him, the high rate of unemployment in the country poses a threat to the country's security. Speaking at the swearing in ceremony of the nine-member board at the Minist ...

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‘I bear Amidu no grudges despite atrocious attacks’

North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has said former Attorney General Martin Amidu “got it totally wrong” by confusing him (Ablakwa) with one Andrews Krow, who has owned up to writing some critical articles of the Citizen Vigilante – the basis for which the anti-corruption crusader has been launching attacks on him (Ablakwa) for the past few days. Despite Mr Ablakwa’s several denials of authorship of the ...

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Corruption Ghana’s challenge – German Amb

German Ambassador to Ghana, Christoph Retzlaff, has identified corruption and micro-economic instability as the major challenges hindering the accelerated development of the country. According to him, Ghana has all the “ingredients” to succeed and become a rich country if corruption is nibbed in the bud or reduced to its barest minimum. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Dr Etse Sikanku on Class91.3FM’ ...

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Top German politician to visit Ghana soon

A high-powered political figure from Germany is expected to visit Ghana in the next few months, German Ambassador to Ghana, Christoph Retzlaff, has said. Although he refused to disclose the identity of the said person, Mr Retzlaff said the visit will further prove how close and strong Ghana-German relationship has become after 60 years. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Dr Etse Sikanku on World Affair ...

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Akufo-Addo picks national ID card today

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is expected to launch and pick up a new national identification card from the National Identification Authority (NIA) today, Friday 15 September 2017. “The National Identification Authority is ready to provide Ghanaians with a modern robust national identification system and a smart ID card that will meet the modern aspirations of the people of Ghana and carry us into t ...

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WAFU: Ghana 2-0 Guinea

The Black Stars Team B beat Guinea in the ongoing WAFU competition to go top of Group A in their first group game. Played on Thursday, 14 September at the Cape Coast stadium, the Ghanaian side dominated play and deservedly put two goals behind the net of their opponents. The first half ended scoreless despite the Ghanaians dominating play. Stephen Sarfo got the first goal for the Black Stars two minutes int ...

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N Korea fires second missile over Japan

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile across Japan, creating new tension in the region after its nuclear bomb test less than two weeks ago. The missile reached an altitude of about 770km (478 miles), travelling 3,700km before landing in the sea off Hokkaido, South Korea's military says. It flew higher and further than one fired over Japan late last month. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his coun ...

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130 doctors posted to KATH – Agyeman-Manu

Government has given financial clearance for 130 doctors to be posted to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) beginning October this year to replace some 150 doctors who left the facility after completing their housemanship, Minister of Health, Kweku Agyemang-Manu, has said. This development follows the hospital’s decision to suspended new emergency admissions due to the lack of doctors. Management of ...

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12 unions threaten strike over tier-2 pension funds

Twelve labour unions are threatening an indefinite nationwide strike after September 29 in demand for their tier-2 pension funds. The unions include the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), the Ghana Physician Assistants Association (GPAA), the Government Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOPSA), the Ghana Association of Certified Registered Anaesthetists (GRCRA), the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GN ...

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