Modern Ghana

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The Ghana Rice Millers Association says it is ready to flood the market with Ghana Rice brands this festive season. The assurance comes after the association secured a deal with some banks to provide funds for the millers at an affordable rate.

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Appeals Court judge Justice Gertrude Torkornoo has backed calls for reforms in the dress code of the judiciary to reflect values and conditions in the country. Answering a question regarding the weather conditions in the country and doing away with colonial relics, she told Parliament rsquo;s Appointment Committee, Tuesday that she thinks they will look good in local fabrics.

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Director General of the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Ign. Simon Allotey, has stated that planes being used by British Airways between Ghana and the UK are safe. He was speaking at the 75th International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Day Celebration in Accra under the theme: 8220;75 Years Of Connecting The World.

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The Maker rsquo;s House Chapel International has officially dedicated its new church building located on the Dome-Haatso road, adjacent the School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences, Accra. The ultra-modern auditorium which seats approximately 5,000 congregants, was built within a record time of about a year, according to the Founder and General Overseer, Dr.

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The Upper West regional director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has stated that the GH cent;1.80 allotted for feeding inmates in Ghana rsquo;s prisons is woefully inadequate.

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Rasha Kelej, the CEO of Merck Foundation, has been listed among the 100 Most Influential Africans in 2019, for empowering many women through Merck More Than a Mother Movement. The list released by New African Magazine follows her efforts to empower women in general and infertile women in particular through the Merck More Than a Mother campaign.

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The introduction of the online licensing exams by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (N amp;MC) has chalked significant success. The Netherlands sponsored NICHE Ghana 261 Project has so far seen close to 8000 nursing students sitting the online exams since it began in 2018.

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The Child Online Africa with support from Africa Digital Rights Hub and Facebook have launched Digital Literacy and Skill handbook to address the current demand on Teachers as well as stakeholders in addressing the limited public knowledge on the subject.

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Former President John Mahama has raised red flags over the Electoral Commission rsquo;s new advisory committee. The former president, at a stakeholders rsquo; engagement with members of the Christian Council, questioned the need for the 21-member Eminent Advisory Committee.

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A suspect, Shani Ibrahim has been picked up in connection with the assault on two subjects of the Nanton chief, Mohammed Bawa at Sandu. The suspect has been detained at the Northern Regional Police Command to assist in further investigations.

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The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has warned taxpayers nationwide not to think that the recent fire incident at its Kwame Nkrumah Circle Office in Accra, has stopped it from collecting taxes. Commissioner General of GRA, Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah, served the warning at a press conference on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, in Accra.

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Minister of Aviation, Joseph Kofi Adda, has urged airline operators in Ghana to embark on more corporate social responsibility projects. According to the Minister, not much CSR initiatives have been undertaken by airlines operating in the country, a situation he said needed to change for the better.

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The Health Services Workers Union in the Western North and Western Regions have vowed to join their leadership on an industrial action soon if government reneges on its obligation to address their salary distortions and discrimination against clinicians and non-clinicians amongst other concerns.

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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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