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About 250 women in the Ablekuma West Constituency are to benefit from the livelihood empowerment programme introduced by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma West, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful. The beneficiaries that comprise of polling station executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) are to receive a maximum financial support of GH?1,000 interest-free loans, which is being facilitated by Innovative Microfinance Company Limited.

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The Government has invested an amount of GH cent; 2.8 million to address challenges with the Ghana Digital Seismic Network. The amount took care of cost of satellite renewal, cost of establishing solar power systems, cost of spare parts and cost of service level agreement.

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Discussants at the Kofi Annan Peace and Security Forum have appealed to African countries to enact legislations and policies to regulate the use of new media, such as facebook and instagram by violent extremist groups.

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A 45-year-old woman identified as Maame Adwoa, slipped and fell into a community reservoir when she attempted to fetch water leading to her death at Anomabo. Mr Eric Arthur, Central Regional Director of Communications of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), confirmed the tragedy to Ghana News Agency.

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Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has launched the 2019 edition of the national farmers day celebration in Accra. This year rsquo;s celebration, the 35th of its kind, would be held in Ho, the Volta Regional Capital.

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The Minister for Railways Development, Joe Ghartey, has asked the residents of Afienya Zongo to remain calm as the ministry is working to reconnect the roads in the area with other parts of the city.

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The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) is urging all Ghanaian registered voters to take part in the on-going nationwide Voters 39; Register Exhibition exercise. The exercise, which started on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 and will end on September 17, 2019, seeks to provide all registered voters (from 2012 to 2019) the opportunity to verify and authenticate their registration details, and to have any issues, such as missing names or incorrect personal details rectified.

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The Smiling Heart Foundation in collaboration with Hearty Love Foundation a Non - Governmental Organization (NGO) has donated items worth thousands of Ghana cedis to St. Aquinas R/C Primary School and Alhemedia Islamic school all at Dambai Danka in the Oti region.

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The General Secretary for the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says the Ghanaian have lost faith and trust in President Akufo-Addo to fight the problem of corruption in the country. This was made known during a press conference held at the party rsquo;s headquarters on September 10, 2019.

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The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is asking President Akufo-Addo to accept full responsibility for presiding over the massive corruption under his government. Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketia of the party at a press briefing in Accra, advise the President to first accept the recent corruption tag on him and then determine ways to remove the tagged hanged on the neck of his gov 39;t.

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There will be an annual mandatory refresher training for drivers in the country, the Minister of Transport, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah has said. He noted the move is part of measures to improve road safety.

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Ghana 39;s Parliament is hosting the 4th African Network Parliamentary Budget Officers Conference under the theme ldquo;The Role of African Parliaments in Fiscal Oversight: Contributing to the African Union 39;s 2063 Development Agenda rdquo;.

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ACTIONPLUS FOUNDATION, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has called on government through the Ghana AIDS Commission to step up its campaign efforts against the spread of the HIV/AIDS disease. The foundation said it had observed that there is silence in the HIV/AIDS education and campaign in the country, describing it as 39;dangerous 39;.

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Parents have been advised to stop fighting teachers for punishing their wards but use appropriate means to address their concern. The District Chief Executive of Atwima Kwanwoma District of the Ashanti region Hon.

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The Executive Director of Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), Linda Ofori Kwafo, is asking government to publish the purported list of sole-sourced projects the president claimed to have made a savings of GHc2.75 billion from.

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The Food Drugs Authority (FDA) has cautioned the public against smoking shisha. The Head of Tobacco Substances of Abuse Department at the FDA, Dr. Olivia Agyekumwaa Boateng, stated that although shisha is one of the substances regulated by the FDA, it has numerous risk factors that are detrimental to the health of smokers.

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A night swoop conducted by the Jamestown Police, have led to the arrest of three women and 36 men, suspected to be trading in narcotics. The suspects, whose identities have been withheld by the police, were arrested at a drinking spot called ldquo;Konkonsa rdquo; bar located at Agbogbloshie, and Bukom Gardens on September 3, 2019, at dawn.

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The Head of Communications for Ghana National Gas Company Limited, Ernest Owusu Bempah has lauded Ghanaian engineers stationed at the Atuabo Processing for their hardwork and contribution to the stabilisation of Ghana 39;s power sector.

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The Omanhene of Sefwi Anhiaso, Ogyeahohoo Yaw Gyebi II has urged the management of the Ghana Integrated Aluminium Development Corporation (GIADEC) to hold regular stakeholder engagement with impact communities on the planned commercial bauxite mining in the area.

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it is disappointed in the utterances made by the President Akufo-Addo in his fight against corruption in the country at the recently held Bar Conference. According to the General Secretary of the party, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, President Akufo-Addo should have used the opportunity to reaffirm his government rsquo;s credible efforts at weeding out the destructive canker.

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will not relent till a government publicly state its official position on the FTI report regarding the suspended PDS concessionary deal. Government in July this year suspended the ECG Concession Agreement with Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ghana over what Government described as, ldquo;material and fundamental breaches rdquo; relative to the Demand Guarantee provided by PDS to ECG.

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The Director of Elections for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Elvis Afriyie Ankrah has expressed dissatisfaction over what he describes as lack of commitment by President Akufo-Addo to deal with massive corruption scandals under his government.

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Participants of the 2019 Annual National Conference of Nurses 39; Christian Fellowship (NCF) Ghana have been charged to act as role models in the field nursing and midwifery. Speaking on the theme: Equipping Christian Nurses and Midwives for Effective Leadership, the Dean of the School of Nursing, University of Ghana, Prof.

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The Ministry of Finance has authorized the Controller and Accountant-General to release an amount of GH cent; 49,998.626.72 to the Ghana Education Service (GES) to settle outstanding arrears of teachers. According to a statement dated September 10, 2019, and signed by Deputy Minister of Finance, Abena Osei-Asare, the Ministry indicated that the funds are for the payment of outstanding transfer grant and other allowances to qualified staff of the GES from 2017-2019.

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The Finance Ministry has authorised the Controller and Accountant General to release GH cent;49,998,626.72 to the Ghana Education Service (GES) to settle outstanding transfer grants and other allowances owed teachers from 2017-2019.

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