Modern Ghana

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The Teshie Nungua Area of the Church of Pentecost, under the leadership of Apostle Dr. Alfred Koduah, has graduated its second batch of students from the Pentecost skills Development Center (PSDC). The graduation ceremony which took place on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Emmanuel Kwadwo Kyei Memorial Temple, Baatsona had sixty-eight students from the four departments; Catering, Cosmetology, Fashion and ICT.

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Water can prevent and in some cases treat many of the diseases people grapple with. Medically, it has been proven that regular intake of water helps maintain blood pressure, prevents kidney damage and helps with weight loss, among others.

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has suggested that funding of political party campaigns and activities must be borne by the membership of a political party to reduce the high incidence of corruption in the country.

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The government has backed a recommendation by the Justice Emile Short commission to prosecute Mr. Ernest Akomea alias 39;Double 39; for possessing unauthorised firearm. lsquo;Double rsquo;, who was one of the witnesses before the commission of enquiry was in possession of a firearm he was not supplied with by a higher authority.

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The Deputy Upper East Regional Minister, Frank Fuseini Adongo has appealed to the World Food Programme officials in Ghana to increase their support for the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) in order to enroll more children from deprived communities.

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The Vice President of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), Robert Sabbah says they have not received any complaints from their drivers following the recent increment in transport fares across the country.

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Eastern Regional Communications Director for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Dallas Williams, has alleged that the recent brouhaha in the Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) is as a result of less experienced NPP loyalists employed to handle the process.

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The Commission tasked to investigate the violence that characterised the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election has said the establishment of a SWAT Unit at the National Security Council Secretariat is unconstitutional. In its report, a copy of which is exclusively available to Joy News, the Commission led by Justice Emile Short found during its probe that the unit was instituted between 2010 and 2012 despite the fact that Ghana rsquo;s Constitution frowns on it.

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The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) and the Electoral Commission (EC) have launched a ldquo;Citizens rsquo; Education and Awareness Raising Campaign rdquo; to educate the public on the upcoming District Level Elections (DLEs) and referendum for constitutional amendment.

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Government has rejected a recommendation by the Justice Emile Short Commission of Inquiry to prosecute a member of the SWAT team who assaulted a legislator from the opposition party. The SWAT officer, Mohammed Sulemana, slapped the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram, Sam Nartey George, on January 31, during the melee that ensued at the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election.

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The Commission of Inquiry into the Ayawaso West Wuogon by-election violence has recommended, a SWAT Commander DSP Samuel Kojo Azugu be removed. The Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Samuel Kojo Azugu at the National Security was in charge of operations at Bawaleshie polling station where the violence was recorded.

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Low-carbon measures in cities could reduce urban emissions by nearly 90% and support 87 million jobs annually by 2030 National governments globally can unlock nearly $24 trillion by investing in zero-carbon cities New York, NY (19 September 2019) mdash; A new report from the Coalition for Urban Transitions, supported by 50 leading institutions, shows that national governments that invest in low-carbon cities can enhance economic prosperity, make cities better places .

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The Commission of Inquiry, which was chaired by the former head of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Francis Emile Short, made several recommendations. Commission of Inquiry investigated the violence which marred the Ayawaso-West Wuogon by-election on January 31.

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The 1st National Vice Chairman of the Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) Robert Sabah has expressed difficulty in monitoring the activities of non-members of the union. He said the difficulty in monitoring non-compliance of the 10percent increment in transport fares is the non-members of the union.

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A police officer in Assin Fosu in the Central Region is facing prosecution following completion of investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption levelled against him. The investigations were conducted following corruption allegations made against the Assin Fosu divisional crime officer and four other police officers.

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The Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNECC) is demanding a full-scale investigation into circumstances that caused the chaos surrounding this year rsquo;s Senior High School placements. The coalition in a statement said it wants an independent committee to probe the matter and make its findings public as well as propose reforms that will ensure a credible and accountable Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS).

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Send Ghana, has called on the government to as the matter of urgency to transform funds to the 61st Cycle LEAP payment to beneficiaries across the country. According to the group, approximately 30,000 LEAP households with over 125,000 beneficiaries in 10 districts across the country, were not paid their LEAP cash grants during the 60th bi-monthly payment cycle in June 2019.

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West African Road Safety Organization (WARSO) has commenced its 9th annual general meeting at Accra International Conference Centre. The four (4) day conference hosted by the national road safety authority (NRSA), starting today September 16th to 19th, which seeks to promote road safety in West Africa is on the theme: Evaluating Road safety performance in west Africa under the decade of action for road safety 2011 - 2020 .

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The Chief Executive Officer of Pals Africa, Mr. John Bawuah has bemoaned the dwindling nature of the poultry industry in Ghana calling for concerted efforts between Government and poultry farmers to improve and expand the livestock industry.

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The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has promised he would look into the lingering case of the State possibly owing David Kotei, Ghana's first World Champion. I'm making no promises but we'll look into it, promised His Excellency Nana Addo, today, when he met with a delegation of former World Champions, led by author, Ekow Asmah, whose book, GHANA BOXING: Celebration of Our Champions was endorsed by the President's esteemed signature.

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The 10% increase in Transport fares as announced by Road Transport Operators in Ghana which was to cover intra-city transportation and inter-city or long-distance travels, took effect on Monday, 16th September, 2019.

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Mr. Charles Paintsil, the District Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has urged all citizens to collaborate in the fight against corruption which is subtly destroying the socio-economic and political fiber of the country.

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Police have arrested the prime suspect in the murder of Nana Kwadwo Afodour, the Asamponhene of Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. The late traditional leader, who lived in Kumasi, was surprisingly found dead in his vehicle on the Ejura-Nkoranza road in the Ashanti Region on Sunday evening.

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A student of Ghana Insternational school, Elise Jensen has been named as the Junior Runner-up of the Queen 39;s Essay Competition 2019. rsquo; Elise 39;s poem A place you feel connected to is a vivid account and celebration of her favourite elements of Ghanaian culture; a welcoming tale of food, dancing, clothing and the ties she feels to the country.

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The Ashanti Regional Police has arrested the main suspect in the murder of Nana Kwadwo Afoduor, the Otumfuo 39;s Asamponhene. According to a police statement, the suspect, Anumwar Sadat Mohammed, was arrested in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on Monday, September 16, 2019 ldquo;through a collaborative effort of the Ashanti and Upper East Regional Police Command, the Ghana Embassy in Burkina Faso and the Interpol Ghana and Burkina Faso.

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