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The National Labour Commission (NLC) has ordered the three striking teacher unions to return to the classroom with immediate effect. The NLC, while describing the industrial action as illegal, accused the Unions of failing to notify the Commission before embarking on their strike.

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Over the past weekend, it was revealed that doctors in Ghana were close to declaring kidney disease as an epidemic or medical crisis in Ghana. The Dialysis Services Foundation made the disclosure as it organized an end-stage kidney disease and associated illnesses awareness campaign.

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Members of Parliament are pushing for a fresh probe into the execution of some 44 Ghanaians in The Gambia back in 2005. The renewed calls come on the back of confessions by two Gambian soldiers who admitted to participating in the execution of the Ghanaian nationals on the orders of then Gambian, President Yahya Jammeh.

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The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has announced plans to rent new offices to cater to for its large taxpayers by Monday to serve as alternative offices for clients. This new arrangement follows the fire that gutted its large taxpayer office at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in Accra on Sunday, December 1.

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A Supreme Court judge-nominee, Gertrude Torkornoo says the judiciary has more work to do to purge itself of corruption tag. While 57 percent of Ghanaians interviewed in a recent report alleged that the police is the most corrupt institution in Ghana, 40 percent pointed to judges and magistrates as the second most corrupt.

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The staff of the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) have announced that they will go ahead with the sit-down strike they threatened, beginning Wednesday, December 11. The GRIDCo staff have said they are resorting to the strike ldquo;following non-response by GRIDCO Management and the institutions petitioned.

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The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako affectionately called Chairman Wontumi has questioned the integrity and competence of the National Democratic Congress, (NDC) flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama to lead the presidency again.

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Member of Parliament (MP) for Manhyia South, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh popularly known as Napo has urged New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporters to remain united to help protect the good name the constituency has couched for itself over the years.

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) will on Sunday, December 15, 2019, hold its Parliamentary Primaries in the Amasaman Constituency of the Greater Accra Region. General Secretary of NPP, John Boadu, made this known in a statement.

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The youth wing of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) held its National Youth Conference in Tamale in the Northern Region over the weekend where the party rsquo;s hierarchy pledged to empower, re-energise, re-position and re-equip the youth to help realise victory in 2020.

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The 12th edition of the Pan African Universities Debate Championship has been officially launched at a colorful ceremony at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). The PAUDC which hosts Debaters and Judges from various African Universities begun on Sunday, 8th December 2019 with arrival and registration of participants.

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A total of nineteen farmers have been awarded at a colorful ceremony during this year rsquo;s Kwahu Afram Plains North District Farmers Day at Donkorkrom in the Eastern Region. The event, under the theme ldquo;Enhancing Small Scale Agriculture towards Agribusiness Development rdquo; sort to appreciate farmers for their distinguish service and also implore on the farmers to move from the use of basic farming implements and methodologies such as hoes and cutlasses and reliance on the rain .

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J.B. Tanzienye a 65 year old farmer from Gyimiso in the Obuasi East District has been adjudged District best farmer for the Obuasi East District at the just ended 35th Farmers rsquo; Day Celebration at Ayease in the Obuasi East District.

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Deputy National Communications Director of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and Deputy Communications Director of National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), Jennifer Queen has alleged that former President John Dramani Mahama once told her she is more beautiful and competent than most of his female appointees.

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Deputy Minister in charge of General Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, has said the Akufo-Addo led government is committed to ensuring they clear legacy arrears which have resulted in Teachers going on strike.

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Accra, December 10, 2019 - Academic City University College, a premium STEAM and Entrepreneurship tertiary institution has organized a forum on agri-business to sensitize young people on the enormous opportunities in the agricultural sector.

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Some 22 outstanding farmers were on Friday, December 6, 2019 honoured by Jomoro Municipal Assembly. They were presented with prizes at the 35th National Farmers 39; Day celebration at New Ankasa, a farming community in Jomoro Municipality of Western Region.

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The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce paid a mission visit to Ghana from Tuesday the 3rd of December to Friday the 6th of December 2019, as part of their Belt Road Mission to Ghana and Morocco.

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Tricycles, numbering about 60, belonging to the Northern Development Authority (NDA) have been burnt to ashes at the Public Works Department (PWD) in Wa, Upper West Region. The total number of tricycles at the PWD were about 300 to 400.

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Beneficiaries of government 39;s flagship program the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO), have been urged to uphold values that would enable them catch the attention of employers. Speaking to participants at the NABCO Skills Training Academy workshop in Ho on Wednesday, Mad.

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The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), the People rsquo;s National Congress (PNC) together with some other political parties, have walked out of an Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting with the Electoral Commission.

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The Appointments Committee of Parliament is currently vetting Appeals Court judge, Justice Gertrude Torkornoo, following her elevation to the bench of the Supreme Court. Justice Gertrude Torkornoo, together with Justice Mariama Owusu and Justice Avril Lovelace-Johnson were nominated by the President, Nana Akufo-Addo last month, to replace Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo, Justice Vida Akoto Bamfo and Justice Sophia Adinyira who are due for retirement by close of the year.

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THE GHANA Card Registration Exercise has officially commenced in the Ashanti Region, the paper understands. The exercise started on the Sunday morning, December 8th, 2019, at some selected registration centers. Journalists and some other identifiable groups in the region were eligible to take part in the important exercise on Sunday.

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Confusion surrounding the death of a female teacher in Walewale in the North East Region has taken a new twist as family and friends have made an official report to the police; demanding the arrest of her husband and two others.

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The National House of Chiefs building at Manhyia, in Kumasi, has received a massive facelift. The imposing and historic building serves as the 39;Parliament 39; for traditional leaders in the country. Members of the house, drawn from all parts of Ghana, periodically hold their meetings in the building.

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