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Chiefs of Atebubu in the Bono East Region have invoked curses on Sanja Nanja, former NDC MP for Atebubu Amanten, calling on their 39;gods 39; to strike him if he dares to contest the seat again.

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President of the Ghana Journalists 39; Association (GJA), Dr. Affail Monney has emphasized the media in Ghana is ldquo;reasonably rdquo; free. He said: ldquo;To say that Ghana is bereft of press freedom is to ditch the fact that our media space is reasonably free.

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The staff of Standard Chartered last Friday undertook a clean-up exercise at the Accra Rehabilitation Centre and also donated assorted items for the upkeep of the students at the Centre. Commenting on the essence of the initiative, Asiedua Addae, Head of Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing said the outreach was part of activities to mark the Bank rsquo;s Total Wellness Week celebrations and forms part of the Banks overall community engagement agenda.

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The Asokwa constituency branch of the New Patriotic Party has denied the existence of any Youth Group called ldquo;Asokwa Deserves Better rdquo; describing them as a ldquo;Ghost Group rdquo;. In a release signed by the constituency Youth organizer Frank Bosompem Danso and his Deputy Enoch Boateng, the known and accepted Youth office of the constituency listed several projects undertaken by the Member of Parliament whom they describe as the best MP in the history of Asokwa.

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The May 9 Foundation, a philanthropic organisation on Thursday, August 15, 2019, distributed wheelchairs, walking sticks and other items to people with physical disabilities and the elderly in Nima, a suburb of Accra to put some smiles on the faces of the people.

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The Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD) is asking the government to relook at her commitment to Inclusive Education and make it more suitable for the country. The Government of Ghana in 2018 made commitments at the Global Disability Summit held in London which aimed at implementing laws and policies to protect the rights of people with disabilities The Government represented by the then Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba, sai .

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The Minister for Employment and Labour Relations (MELR), Ignatius Baffour Awuah has disclosed that the ever famous Planting for Food and Jobs Programme introduced by the Akufo-Addo led government has successfully created over one million jobs for youths in the country from 2017 and 2018.

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A consultant to the Ghana Chamber of Mines has said, it is time people take into serious consideration, the recurring motor accidents and act accordingly. Nana Andoh gave this advice last Saturday, August 10 at the Zone 3 Inter Mine First Aid and Safety Competition held in Prestea in the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality.

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Waste management giant, Zoomlion Ghana Limited in collaboration with the Ministry of Health at a training program organized for stakeholders executing the larviciding exercise in the Ashanti region disclosed that a mapping technology will be used to map mosquito breeding sites.

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A renowned Lecturer at the University of West London, Dr. Da Costa Aboagye, on Wednesday 14th August 2019 paid a courtesy call on the Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), James Oppong-Boanuh at the Police Headquarters in Accra and praised him for visiting the families of the kidnapped girls.

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The North East Regional Chairman for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Fuseini Nurudeen has said the party is poised to win all the six constituencies in the region to increase the party 39;s number of seats in Parliament come 2020.

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Some residents of Asokwa are up in arms against their Member of Parliament calling her ldquo;the worst and most unproductive MP the constituency has ever had rdquo;. The residents, comprising NPP youth resident in Asokwa have coalesced into a group called; ldquo;Asokwa Deserves Better rdquo;.

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The Registrar-General rsquo;s Department (RGD) says some faceless persons are perpetrating fraud by calling owners of companies and businesses requesting them to send various sums of money through a mobile Money account to renew their business names.

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New York, 15 August 2019 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will engage multi-stakeholders in different dialogues at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) from 28th ndash;30th August 2019 in Yokohama, Japan, to push for stronger international partnerships to promote trade and business development for sustainable development in Africa.

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Former President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Kabral Blay-Amihere has praised Ghanaian businessman and philanthropist Herbert Mensah for his foresight and contribution to the growth and development of journalism in Ghana.

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ldquo;You have been criticsing this policy since 2012 but as at today, he is not able to tell us exactly what he will do. What will you do? What are your concrete policies? Tell us exactly what you would do? If you are not going to do double track, what is your alternative? Don 39;t tell me you are going to wait and call stakeholders conference to consult; that is not leadership.

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A Senior Medical Officer at the Team of Hope at Sandema in the Upper East Region, Dr Benjamin Akinkang has disclosed that his colleagues vowed to contribute their salaries to help the foundation save many lives in the community.

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The Deputy Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Bright Wireko-Brobbey has downplayed claims that the governing New Patriotic Party is cooking its own figures on the number of jobs it has created since it assumed office.

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The Flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress, (NDC), John Dramani Mahama says he will build on the strides his administration made towards revamping and repositioning Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)in the country.

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The Minority in Parliament has declared its support for an independent forensic audit into the PDS concession agreement fiasco. It says it is confident that an independent forensic audit into the matter will help bring closure to the matter than the government rsquo;s supposed investigation.

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An aspirant in the NDC Akatsi North parlimentary primaries, Dr. Donald Senanu Agumenu has stated categorically that he has not used any military personal to attack supporters of opponent contrary to the speculations being pushed by sections of the Ghanaian media.

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The Ashanti Regional Police Command in collaboration with the Regional Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD) has launched a campaign to clamp down on road traffic accidents in the region. The campaign, dubbed Operation to Reduce Deaths on Roads , would be centered mainly on enforcing road traffic laws and education for motorists and passengers at the various bus stations in the region.

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One hundred and sixty pedestrian deaths caused by vehicle knock downs have so far been recorded on the Sofoline-Abuakwa highway in the Ashanti region from January 2018 to July 2019. Fifty-five were recorded from January to December 2018, while the remaining 65 was recorded in 2019, from January to July.

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President Akufo-Addo, today cut the sod for the commencement of the 2nd Phase of the Tamale Airport project. According to President Akufo-Addo, the construction of an ultra-modern terminal building, together with a multi-purpose Hajj facility, and other ancillary facilities, will provide the needed impetus for increased economic and trading activities.

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Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Manager at STAR Ghana, Frank Kwaku Amoateng has disclosed that the foundation is working hard to strengthen civil society and allow citizens to connect with the state in ensuring a peaceful, credible and an all inclusive governance at all levels.

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