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Budding business owners in the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly have been called upon to handle their interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. At a corporate meetup themed Emotional Intelligence at the Workplace, rdquo; the startups were trained on the importance of social and emotional intelligence.

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Ahead of the upcoming Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia experts and academics have consistently called for forging media cooperation as an instrument for promoting business opportunities and positive perception, and knowledge about post-Soviet achievements in Russia and developments in Africa.

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President Akufo-Addo, on Friday, October 11, 2019, visited the New York University (NYU) research Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) in Kumawu, Ashanti Region. The purpose of his visit was to afford him the opportunity to learn about Commodity Exchange Research.

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HiPipo, through its Include Everyone program recently honoured lsquo;Kenya rsquo;s Bill Gates rsquo; ndash; Kamal Budhabhatti with the Africa FinTech CEO of the Year award. This prestigious accolade was presented to Kamal Budhabhatti during the 2019 Include Everyone Summit and Digital Impact Awards Africa held on 20th September 2019 in Kampala, Uganda and attended by over 300 delegates from across Africa.

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In line with the government 39;s intention to equip the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) beneficiaries with more knowledge and skills training, government has laid a foundation to Institute NABCO Academy to expand the programme.

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Sydney Casley-Hayford, a member of OccupyGhana, says he does not think anything will come of the University of Ghana rsquo;s probe into alleged sexual harassment by two of its lecturers after the BBC Africa Eye lsquo;Sex for grades rsquo; expos eacute;.

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A former head of the Korle-Bu Surgical Unit has revealed that the World Health Organization (WHO) research estimates that each year 4,500 women in Ghana get breast cancer. Professor Clegg Lamptey said, ldquo;Now breast cancer constitutes one-third of cancers in females making it the number one cancer that affects women worldwide and in Ghana.

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Instead of scanning her boarding pass, the airport gate scanned her face. In April 2019, traveler MacKenzie Fegan was left surprised and confused when she boarded a JetBlue flight from the United States to Mexico, without handing over her passport, or travel documents.

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President of Graduate Students Association of Ghana of Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GRASAG-GIMPA) Mr. Raphael Apetorgbor has urged post-graduate matriculants of the institute to take every bit of their academic time seriously.

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Police at Asokwa have conveyed the body of a man to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital morgue after he was reportedly struck by lightning at Sewia Junction in the Ashanti Region. The deceased, who is said to be in his 30s, was only identified as Yaapono.

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The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has expressed concern over the deep taste for corruption in the country. The Commission says it is having a huge bite on the country rsquo;s employment rate and development.

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Former President and the Flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has made a clarion call on all political parties to make the safety and security of Journalists a priority in the discharge of their duties.

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Police in the Northern regional capital of Tamale in collaboration with the military have arrested 14 persons suspected to be drug peddles in that region. Speaking to JoyNews rsquo; Martina Bugri after the exercise, the Regional Crime Officer of the Ghana Police Service, Superintendent Otuo Acheampong said the 14 were arrested around Bamvim and Victory Cinema, communities in Tamale.

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The Power Distribution Services Ghana Limited (PDS) in the Volta region has apprehended a former quot;farming out quot; contractor of the Company for illegally reconnecting customers after they had been disconnected. A farming out contractor is a third-party contractor who undertakes meter installation and other technical services for customers on behalf of PDS.

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The Paramount Chief of the Kumawu Traditional Area, Barima Sarfo Tweneboah Koduah, says posterity will applaud President Nana Akufo-Addo for the introduction of the Free Senior High School Programme, the 1-District-1-Factory initiative, and other policies being implemented by Government.

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The Civil Society Organizations Platform on SDG13 has lamented the low level of awareness of climate change among Ghanaians. According to the group, climate change which is an important sector that affects every human activity attracts very limited sensitization among Ghanaians.

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The President of Policy think tank IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe has called on telecommunications network firms in the country to disregard a directive by the Communication Ministry to cease the instant deduction of the Communications Service Tax also known as Talk Tax.

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Mrs. Emma Akyea-Boakye, Director for Communication and Corporate Affairs for Zoomlion Ghana Limited has charged journalists in the Volta and Oti Regions to demonstrate keener interest in reporting on sanitation issues. She said the mass media is a powerful vehicle in the development of every country and their firm engagement in the fight against the poor sanitation menace in the country is a great course to the gradual end of poor sanitation practices but birth of civic consciousness .

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Partners of Nature-Africa (PONA), a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in reclamation and rejuvenation of lands destroyed by galamsey activities, in collaboration with Bygus Group of Companies and the West Akim Municipal Assembly, has embarked on a project to plant coconut on reclaimed lands at Akyem Kobriso.

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The Acting Chairperson of the Convention People rsquo;s Party (CPP), Hajia Hamdatu Ibrahim, has revealed that come 2020, the CPP will not contest all the 275 constituencies. According to her, the CPP does not have enough resources.

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A former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Alex Mould has accused the Akufo-Addo government of state capture in the agreement with Hess Ghana. He said GNPC signed an agreement with Hess Energy to pay for 10 percent of the shares once the legal tussle with Ivory coast over the countries 39; maritime boundary was over.

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Five suspected robbers have been nabbed by the police at Peki for allegedly robbing a fuel station along the Peki-Wudome road in the South Dayi District. The suspects, Godfred Alorvordzi, 45, Felix Dupe, 31, Raphael Agbo, 33, Adzaho Evans, 29 and Edem Fiati, 28 are in police custody at the Volta Regional Police Headquarters.

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Sydney Casley-Hayford, a Member of pressure group Occupy Ghana, has advised the law students who were victims of police brutality during a protest on Monday to sue the police service. An estimated 500 students took part in the protest, which was to demand reforms in legal education, and Mr.

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The Tamale Central Member of Parliament says the BBC is justified to use unconventional means to expose the lecturers implicated in its lsquo;Sex for grades rsquo; expos eacute;. According to Inusah Fuseini, the move was necessary due to the power relations between students and their lecturers.

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Some irate youth wing of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Nandom constituency of the Upper West Region staged a walkout at the party rsquo;s Regional Youth Conference held in Wa.

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