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Address grievances of CETAG members – Austin Gamey tells government

A labour expert, Austin Gamey, says the strike by the leadership of Colleges of Education Teachers Association (CETAG) is legal. Speaking exclusively to our labour correspondent, Daniel Opoku, he called on the employer to implement the ruling of the National Labour Commission to address the grievances of the striking CETAG …

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ABORSCO to begin academic exchange programme with school in Germany

Abor Senior High Technical School (ABORSCO) in the Keta Municipality of the Volta Region is to begin an exchange progamme with a Technical and Vocational School in Germany. The programme aims at not only strengthening students’ practical experiences in carpentry but would also enable them explore other opportunities available to …

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Nima Polyclinic in operation amid nationwide lab scientists’ strike

Amidst a nationwide strike by medical laboratory scientists that has crippled many healthcare facilities, the Nima Polyclinic in Accra remains fully operational. The strike, which began this week, has led to a significant disruption of services in hospitals and clinics across the country, leaving many patients without essential diagnostic services. …

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KMA AND BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES LAUNCH COMPREHENSIVE ROAD SAFETY REPORT

Kumasi City Authorities and Bloomberg Philanthropies have launched a elaborative report on road traffic deaths and serious injuries, seeking to strategically promote road safety. The report, titled “Retrospective Assessment of Road Traffic Deaths and Serious Injuries Using Hospital Records in Kumasi, 2021-2022”, highlights the critical need for accurate data to …

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Murtala Mohammed criticizes NADMO for importing rice amid local surplus

The Member of Parliament for Tamale Central, Ibrahim Murtala Mohammed, has expressed concern over the importation of rice by the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) for distribution to disaster victims. He argues that the government imports over $2 billion worth of rice annually, while local rice farmers struggle to find …

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Eduwatch bemoans literacy gap between urban and rural areas

Concerns about the low academic performance of students in rural areas have been voiced by the education think tank Africa Education Watch. This growing disparity in academic performance, according to Eduwatch, is attributed to the lack of adequate teaching infrastructure and materials. A fellow with Africa Education Watch, Divine Kpe …

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National Chief Imam praises Bawumia’s leadership and generosity

The National Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, has lauded Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia for his exemplary leadership and generosity, emphasizing the significant impact he has made on people’s lives. In his 2024 National Eid ul Adha prayers speech in Accra, Sheikh Sharubutu commended Dr Bawumia for using the …

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Restore and upgrade GN Savings’ license – Groupe Nduom to BoG

Groupe Nduom has challenged the Bank of Ghana’s (BoG) statements concerning GN Savings from August 16, 2019. The BoG on June 14 justified its decision to revoke the license of GN Bank in 2019 insisting that the action was warranted due to significant regulatory breaches. The Central Bank maintains that …

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December polls should be about policies, ideas – Bawumia

Flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that the upcoming December elections should focus on policies and ideas. He urged Ghanaians to consider the policies, ideas, and solutions proposed by the candidates as the central point of their decision-making. Addressing the nation during the Eid-Ul-Adha celebrations …

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