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The Minority NDC in Parliament is demanding crime statistics from the Ghana Police Service for the past three years. According to the Minority, the service failed to furnish the public with crime numbers and trends over the period.

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The Health Minister-nominee, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has doubts about the sustainability of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) if premiums are not increased. He complained that ldquo;healthcare costs continue to escalate but premiums that we pay to health insurance has been stagnant for a very long time.

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The Minority NDC in Parliament on Tuesday urged the Government to do more to reduce the recent increases in COVID-19 cases. As at Tuesday, 9th February 2021, Ghana 39;s confirmed cases increased exponentially to 71,533, and recorded more than 700 newly confirmed cases daily with current active cases of 6,411.

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Online and social media platforms are likely to host lovers for this year 39;s Saint Valentine 39;s Day celebration on February 14, in Ghana. This follows the closure of pubs, restaurants and clubs to contain the spread of COVID-19.

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A driver with the Police Professional Standards Bureau (PPSB) and another officer are under investigations for their alleged involvement in a robbery incident. The driver of the police service vehicle with registration number GP 3513 in the company of the other officer and their civilian accomplice, Alhaj Abdul, allegedly robbed a Burkinabe national of 209,172 US Dollars.

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Health Minister-designate Kwaku Agyeman-Manu says 13 districts are yet to offer government land for President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s promised 88 district hospitals. According to him, a team put together by the President is working towards the realisation of the promise.

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Patrons of some restaurants and eateries in Accra are struggling to adjust to the new normal of takeaway services. Despite efforts of operators of such places to offer only packaged services, following the ban on seated services by government to contain the spread of COVID-19, some customers insist on eating in the takeaway packs at the eateries.

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The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has urged the Ghana Education Service to establish a threshold for closure of schools in the wake of COVID-19. According to the GMA, some level of infections of the virus in schools should lead to a shutdown.

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The Minister-designate for Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has revealed that a promise by President Nana Akufo-Addo to construct over 88 new hospitals between April and December last year was a just a vision.

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The Research Center for Policy Advocacy and Governance (ReCPAG) has taken notice of the mixed reactions with which Ghanaians received the announcement of a reduction in the covid-19 antigen test at Kotoka International Airport.

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YEFL-Ghana, a local NGO based in the Northern part of Ghana has supported 15 young people from the Northern Regional Youth Network to participate in the 2021 Harmattan School. The event was organized by the Institute for Interdisciplinary Research and Consultancy Services (IIRACS), University for Development Studies (UDS) and their partners such as norsaac at the UDS International Conference Centre in Tamale, on 3rd to 4th February, 2021.

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A Rocha Ghana and partners have handed over a range of green enterprise processing facilities and equipment to four Community Resource Management Areas (CREMAs) around Mole National Park in the Savanna Region of Ghana.

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Officials from the Oti regional branch of the statistical service paid a visit to Likpe in the wake of the forthcoming National Population and Housing Census in May. The visit was amongst others enable the regional statistical Director to officially introduce himself to the chiefs, elders, stakeholders and people in the area, brief them on Ghana statistical service rsquo;s preparations towards the 2021 Population and Housing Census; thus what has been done so far and what is yet .

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The value of data has led to increasing demand for it. Researchers and innovators need a lot of data of all kinds to bring about new products and services, improve service performance and venture into the unknown to bring about disruptions.

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Wenchi Municipal Assembly through the Government of Ghana and the Ministry of Education has distributed over 1000 free uniforms to 10 basic schools within the Municipality. The distribution formed part of the government 39;s nationwide free uniforms program Dr.

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Leader and founder of Grace Embassy Church International Rev. Paul Sapak has revealed that he was an addict of Indian hemp (Weed) but it took God rsquo;s timely intervention to deliver him from those bad habits.

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Board member of the Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU), Ms. Erica A. Amoako has been handed an appointment at the governing body of rugby in the continent, Rugby Africa. Ms Amoako has been one of the brains behind the recent successes of the Ghana Rugby Football Union.

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The Takoradi Technical University in the Effia-Kwesiminstim Municipality of the Western Region has recorded two confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. The two cases involved a student and an intern who got infected outside the campuses of TTU.

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There was chaos at Nkurakan in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region Tuesday afternoon after Police blocked a burial procession over COVID-19. Dozens of mourners mostly Okada riders were in a procession to Nkurakan cemetery to bury their colleague Okada rider who died a week into starting Okada operation.

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Some aggrieved customers of defunct gold dealership firm, Menzgold, have written to Parliament asking its Appointments Committee not to approve Godfred Dame rsquo;s nomination as Attorney General (AG).

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The Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu has urged President to call the military to order with regard to the use of its personnel as bodyguards for state officials. According to him, the practice that is fast gaining currency amounts to a denigration of the role of the Armed Forces.

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COVID-19 Case Management Lead at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital (Ridge) Dr Emmanuel Ahiable says Ghana is likely to record more cases of non-infectious disease due to post COVID-19 complications.

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Dr. Mercy Ahun, a global vaccine professional, is confident in the preparedness of African countries to effectively coordinate COVID-19 vaccine rollouts. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, Dr. Ahun, who has served as a Special representative to GAVI Eligible Countries, tagged the experience African countries have in handling immunisation campaigns as a positive.

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A much-anticipated inquiry into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic wrapped up its mission in China on Tuesday with no breakthrough discovery, as investigators ruled out a theory that Covid-19 came from a lab while failing to identify which animal may have passed it to humans.

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