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The National Lottery Authority (NLA) would like to caution the general public, media and the staking public not to fall victim to the operations and activities of lotto fraudsters who are using different platforms and communication strategies to dupe unsuspecting Ghanaians.

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The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) has ordered the termination of all non-performing contractors rsquo; contracts which been abandoned for the past six (6) months or more, with reference to Clause 59.2 (g) of the general conditions of contracts.

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The Market-Oriented Agriculture Programme (MOAP) and the Resilience Against Climate Change Programme (REACH) implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft f uuml;r Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in collaboration with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), on behalf of the German Government and the European Union (EU) have donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to support measures against the spread of COVID-19.

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Some residents in the Upper West Region have expressed dissatisfaction at the inability of the new US$52 million 160-bed capacity Regional Hospital facility in Wa to operate in full capacity since its commissioning in August 2019.

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New government guidelines recommend no more than one drink per day for both men and women. Those findings, posted to Health.gov on Wednesday, come during stressful times highlighted by a growing pandemic.

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An Accra Circuit court on Thursday sentenced Nii Quaye Tawiah, a 20-year-old who robbed a lady of her mobile phone to 15 years imprisonment in hard labour. Nii Tawiah pleaded not guilty to the offence but was found culpable after trial.

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The Bono Regional Executive Secretary of the National Peace Council, Suallah Abdallah Quandah has called for probe into activities of Police in Banda of the Bono Region. Suallah Abdallah Quandah said residents have lost confidence in security agencies in the area, following the recent violence leading to the death of a 28-year-old man.

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Ghana 39;s COVID-19 testing capacity is expected to increase to about 20,000 a week. This is according to the head of Virology at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Professor William Ampofo.

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Miss Adwoa Ahenewaa Nti, the Queen and face of the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFAC-2019) has urged the public to endure the discomfort that comes with the novel Coronavirus than die and waste away.

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Information gathered by this portal indicates that six staff of the Northern regional health directorate have contracted the covid-19 virus. A source at the directorate revealed that a total of 22 staff have been infected by the virus.

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Two persons are in the grips of the police in Tamale, in the Northern Region, for allegedly registering people for the voters rsquo; ID card at a secret location. The suspects were arrested after some members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) alerted the police of an alleged illegal registration ongoing in the Tamale South constituency on Friday, July 17, 2020.

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Strict adherence to all the COVID-19 safety protocols at work places appears to be a challenge to some staff of public institutions as they engage in ldquo;pick and choose rdquo;on which of the protocols to observe.

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Residents of Gravel Junction near New Gbawe are grieving after a two-year-old boy was found drowned in an abandoned manhole in the area. The body of little David was recovered from an uncovered manhole in the Weija-Gbawe Municipality of Greater Accra Region.

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Ms Rejoice Biscoff, the Birim Central Municipal Director for National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has advised students to cease lending their textbooks to their friends to prevent the possibility of transferring the virus to one another.

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Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has open the Right to Information (RTI) Secretariat. The Secretariat commissioned on Friday, July 17, 2020, seeks to provide support to the designated RTI Officers and Assistant RTI Officers at the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the public sector to fully operationalise the RTI Act.

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The Electoral Commission is set to conduct a mop up registration exercise for eligible students on Saturday July 18 in all Senior High Schools without registration centres. This is to enable eligible students who could not be registered during the two-day registration exercise during the second phase of the nationwide exercise.

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Mr Setriakor Gagakuma, Ho Municipal Director, National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has asked the Ghanaians to stop sharing masks with friends and relatives. He said the act was unhygienic and also had the potential to spread the novel Coronavirus through borrowed users and urged such people to desist from the behaviour to stem the spread of the disease.

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Irate staff of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) say they will challenge any move by anyone to reduce the state broadcaster 39;s channels. The Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu on June 26 gave the state broadcaster a 60-day deadline to reduce its channels from six to three.

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Some six Senior High Schools and one nursing training college in the Western Region have recorded a total of 56 COVID-19 cases. This was disclosed to Citi News by the Western Regional Director of Health, Dr.

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The Government of Ghana, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the European Union Delegation to Ghana on Thursday, July 17, 2020, launched the nationwide ldquo;No Place Like Home rdquo; campaign to promote safe migration among the Ghanaian youth amid COVID-19.

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Johannesburg/Cairo/Addis Ababa, 17 July 2020 ndash; Following a successful launch of the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) by the Chairperson of the African Union, His Excellency, the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa on the 18th of June 2020, the AMSP has gained traction in sourcing of supplies of medical equipment, struck new and groundbreaking partnerships globally, and has experienced a surge in demand for medical supplies from Member States of .

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The flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama says his running mate for the 2020 presidential election, Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang served with integrity during her time as the Minister of Education.

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Private legal practitioner, Yaw Oppong has said the Supreme Court rsquo;s ruling that unanimously held that a birth certificate cannot be used as a form of identification for registering to vote did not come as a surprise.

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The Anti-Illegal Mining Taskforce Operation Vanguard has confiscated and destroyed some mining equipment belonging to illegal miners at Dunkwa On-Offin in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality of the Central Region. The equipment includes chanfan machines, dredging machine and some other equipment belonging to galamsey operators.

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