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The Kaneshie District Court has remanded the Chief of Klagon, Nii Bortey Klan I, and six others, accused of causing the death of one Ibrahim Mohammed Abass over a parcel of land.

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Bars and clubs in United Arab Emirates capital Dubai have been closed in its government rsquo;s attempt to curb the spike in Coronavirus cases. This comes after the country was listed among the lsquo;red list rsquo; countries declared by the United Kingdom government last week.

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The 12-month project is focusing on enhanced water, sanitation, and hygiene infrastructure, infection prevention control, Improved community-based planning approaches as well as strengthened sexual and gender-based violence services Accra ndash; 3rd February 2021 ndash; Today, the Representative of the President at the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah, received His Excellency, the Ambassador of Denmark, Mr.

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The Atiwa East Department of Agriculture conducted a performance review to access agricultural activities and extension delivery in 2020. The program invited Processors, Farmers, Agro input dealers, Extension Officers, and Staff of the Atiwa East District Assembly.

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Fire gutted a nursery school at Madina in Accra in the late hours of Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Reports say the fire gutted a carpentry workshop where eyewitnesses suspect the incident may have emanated, in a vicinity known as Social Welfare.

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Armed robbers at dawn attacked an ambulance that was referring a woman in labour from the Akuse Government Hospital to the Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua. The incident happened this dawn between Somanya-Adukrom Akuapem road in the Eastern Region.

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Some 15 Members of Parliament have tested positive for COVID-19. Fifty-six staff of the parliamentary service have also tested positive. As part of the measures to curb the spread of the virus, Parliament from next week will sit only twice a week, the Speaker, Alban Bagbin, announced on Thursday.

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Ghana has recorded 8, 037 deaths from cancer-related diseases in 2020, Dr. Beatrice Wiafe Addai, the former Chairperson of the Ghana Cancer Board, has disclosed. Giving the breakdown, the Consultant Surgeon said out of the figure, 2,055 related to breast cancer, 3, 166 to liver cancer, 1, 117 to prostate and 1, 699 to cervical cancer.

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Three educational institutions, a College of Education and two Senior High Schools in the Bono Region, have recorded nine COVID-19 cases among students. Dr John Ekow Otoo, a Deputy Bono Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in-charge of Public Health, confirmed this to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on Thursday in Sunyani.

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Mr Joseph Whittal, the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) Boss, on Thursday charged Members of Parliament (MPs) and government appointees to declare their assets in conformity with Act 550.

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As Ghana join the rest of the world to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Hope for Future Generations (HFFG), a national women-focused, community-based non-governmental organization, is calling on the Government of Ghana and key stakeholders not to overlook the impact of cervical cancer on many women in Ghana.

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15,802 people were reported dead in Ghana from cancer in 2020, according to Global Cancer, Mortality and Prevalence (Globacan) 2020 report. The report also estimated that 24,009 new cases of cancers occur annually in Ghana, by the known common cancers, which are breast, liver, cervix, and prostate.

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The Tema Regional Police Commander DCOP Barima Tweneboah Sasraku II has assured the Chiefs and people of the Region of adequate steps put in place by the Command to deal with numerous criminal cases associated with Land Disputes in the Region.

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The NPP Member of Parliament for the Mion constituency of the Northern Region, Hon Musah Abdul- Aziz Ayaba has called on his constituents and by extension Ghanaians to take to all protocols aimed at preventing or stopping the incidence of the COVID-19 Pandemic seriously.

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Mr Zakaria Mohammed, National Chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Ghana-Universities of Ghana (SSA-UOG), on Thursday said the association has not received any order to call off its industrial strike action.

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Society is unlikely to return to normal until ldquo;well into next year rdquo;, one of the world rsquo;s leading scientists has said. Prof Helen Rees, who sits on the World Health Organization rsquo;s committee for Covid-19, says ldquo;first generation rdquo; vaccines may become less effective against new variants of coronavirus.

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The Africa Center for Parliamentary Affairs (ACEPA) is calling for tougher sanctions against the Members of Parliament who have tested positive for COVID-19 but are reporting to the House. According to him, the MPs are subject to the laws set to punish people who flout the COVID-19 protocols hence must be made to face the law.

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The leadership of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) chapter of the Senior Staff Association of Universities of Ghana has stepped up its monitoring at departments and faculties to ensure its members comply with the ongoing strike.

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The National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Savannah Region has announced the demise of its Deputy Regional Secretary Mahama Asumah popularly known as Chuu. He died early on Thursday at the Buipe holistic hospital after a short illness.

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General Secretary of Mortuary Workers of Ghana, Richard Kofi Jordan has denied reports that his association accused some health facilities of taking bribes to keep Covid related deaths by their relatives secret.

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A driver with the Ambulance Service in the Eastern Region is unconscious after he was shot in the eye by suspected armed robbers this dawn. The driver and an Emergency Medical Technician were transferring a woman who was in labour and her relative from the Akuse Government Hospital to the Koforidua Regional Hospital.

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The Mining Taskforce of the Minerals Commission with support from the Shama District Assembly will this week commence its first prosecution of persons arrested for defying the ban on clay mining in the Shama District of the Western Region.

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Ghana Airports Company has said the price reduction of COVID-19 testing for ECOWAS nationals will take effect from Monday, February 8. This means that travellers from West African countries who arrive at the Kotoka International Airport will now pay $50 instead of $150.

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Dr Archibald Letsa, the Volta Regional Minister-designate, has commended President Akufo-Addo for the confidence reposed in him to activate a re-nomination. With a heart of unqualified gratitude, I wish to thank His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Ghana, for this gesture, rdquo; he said.

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