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The Homeland Study Group Foundation, (HSGF), which has been campaigning for the secession of some parts of Ghana into an independent 'Western Togoland State' declared their independence yesterday, Saturday. Leader of the Separatist movement, Mr.

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Increasing investment in young people is the key to development. This includes promoting quality education that prepares them for future opportunities. It is for this reason that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated government's resolve to create a congenial atmosphere for startups in Ghana.

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Chairman of the Local Government Service Council, Nana Rex Owusu Ansah, has warned civil servants to stay away from engaging in politics while they serve in the public rsquo;s interest. He said that they should shun from assisting their District Chief Executives (DCEs) in their political agendas so that they do not undermine the trust and integrity that society has reposed in them.

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The President of the Eastern Regional House of Chiefs has rejected the ldquo;purported rdquo; position of the national body on the December 17 Referendum. In a statement, the Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, said the reported position of the National House of Chiefs on making district level elections partisan, was not taken through due process.

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The chairman of the Governance Committee of the National House of Chiefs, Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi II of Sefwi Anhwiaso in the Western Region, is displeased with a recent press release by the House rsquo;s Chairman, Torgbe Afede.

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About 30,000 farmers from Abia, Benue, Oyo, Ogun and Osun state will benefit from the training on the Six Steps to Cassava Weed Management Best Planting Practices, says Godwin Atser, ACAI Digital Extension Advisory Services Specialist.

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The family of Emmanuel Essien, the missing Ghanaian attached to a Chinese vessel as an Observer, is accusing government and police of failing to help them ocate their relative, five months since the case was reported.

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Social action group, OneGhana movement is kicking against moves to introduce political party participation in District Level Elections. Two bills are seeking amendments to Articles 243(1) and 55(3) for the introduction of political party participation in the local level elections.

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Editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper says although he supports a YES vote in the upcoming December 17 referendum he wishes the referendum will be deferred. Abdul Malik Kweku Baako told Samson Lardy Anyenini on Newsfile Saturday that until recently he was for a NO vote.

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Members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) today, Saturday, November 16, 2019, embarked on a nationwide weeding and clean-up exercise in a number of constituencies nationwide. One of such consistencies is Madina where a number of party members and sympathizers clad in party T-shirts took to the Madina Highway to rid the median of weeds.

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Scores of residents within Ada Kasseh and its immediate environs hit the streets today to demonstrate over what they termed as an increase in criminal activities in the area. https://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/1116201943603-vbrduhgtso-ada-demo-3.jpeg Leader of the demonstrators, Michael Asem in an interview with Citi News said several complaints to the Police have yielded very little results hence the demonstration.

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has arrived in Yendi for this year 8217;s Damba festival which is celebrated by the King of Dagbon, Ya Na Abukari II. The President was accompanied by the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley and several dignitaries including ambassadors and commissioners.

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A group of residents of Ala-Lomo and Aprotech Street at Bridge junction in Adenta have petitioned the Adenta Municipality Chief Executive to stop the ongoing construction of a private building project. They say the project which is being built on the greenbelt, near a storm drain causes the area to flood as it is on a waterway.

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A 19-year-old trader from Fosu-Newtown who allegedly conspired with his mother to kill his two-year-old daughter was on Friday remanded into prison custody by a Magistrate Court in Cape Coast. George Kwabena Amoakwa, alias quot;Agenda quot;, and his 54-year-old unemployed mother, Comfort Akyaa appeared in court together, whilst his wife, Alice Acheampong who had been in the relationship for three years, wept uncontrollably.

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The Ghana Catholic Bishops 8217; Conference has asked Ghanaians to exercise political responsibility as citizens by participating massively in the December 17 referendum. A communiqué released after their Annual Plenary Assembly held in Elmina in the Central Region, and signed by the President of the Conference, Most Rev Philip Naameh said Ghanaians must place the country first and partake in the upcoming referendum.

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The Education Ministry is working on a new assessment framework to set a broad policy direction as to how children should be assessed at school, classroom, district and at the national level.

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NEVER, in the history of our dear beloved nation Ghana has it ever occurred that a government (especially one that calls itself most COMPETENT) enjoined by our 1992 Republican constitution to ensure it undertakes an even and balanced development of all (16) regions decides to aberrate that constitutional provision which is aimed at ensuring equity at all times.

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The GUBA Foundation is facilitating a ground-breaking Nursing Volunteer Program in Ghana this November which will be an experience of a lifetime. This tremendous program will bring together a group of UK-based accomplished and enthusiastic nurses who will be dispatched to various locations in Accra to gain experience, share experience, and make tangible difference to the communities they will encounter.

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The KNUST School of Business(KSB) Debate team has won the Intervarsity Debating Competition. On Friday, November 15, 2019, KSB emerged champions in the finals against the University of Cape Coast Business School in invitational debate Competition with other tertiary schools.

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Battor, Nov. 15, Mr. Richard Collins Arku, North Tongu District Chief Executive (DCE) has assured that the age-old school infrastructure shortfall facing the district would soon be a thing of the past.

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To celebrate the success of the free Senior High School (SHS) policy, the government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) led by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo would be encouraged to organise a landmark musical event in the country to serve as a token of rememberance for its first graduates in June/July 2020.

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Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, has registered her country 39;s deep appreciation of Ghana for agreeing to assist her country with nurses to deal with the shortfall of health caregivers in her Barbados.

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The Government of the Caribbean Island of Barbados have expressed their profound gratitude to the government and people of Ghana under the Akufo-Addo leadership, for accepting to send some qualified Ghanaian nurses to work in Barbados.

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Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has told Parliament that his checks have confirmed the inadvertent omission of Volta Region from the road projects to be undertaken in 2020. 8220;As it turned out on page 160 of the Budget document, the Volta Region was inadvertently left out, 8221; he admitted.

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Government has refuted claims that it is parking the ambulances it has procured so far for campaign purposes. There has been claims by a section of the public especially opposition National Democratic Congress 8217;s propagandists that Government has opted to have the ambulances parked while Ghanaians across the country loose their lives.

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