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Eastern Regional Chairman for the Progressive Transport Owners Association (PROTOA), Yaw Adongo has been booted out after a Vote of No Confidence was passed against him. Out of the 36 members, 28 voted against him.

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Deputy Minister for the Ministry of Health (MOH) Hon. Alexander K. Abban has said, government has taken measures to include the treatment of diabetes in the National Health Insurance Scheme. Speaking at the commemoration of World Diabetes Day at Apam in the Central Region yesterday, he said, the attention to diabetes has been on the low in spite of its high negative impact on society.

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The Municipal Chief for Berekum East in the Bono region, Mr. Kofi Adjei has made the strongest argument yet to woo voters for a ldquo;YES rdquo; in the 17th December 2019 referendum to amend Article 55(3) of the 1992 Constitution to ensure political parties participation in Local level elections.

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GCB Bank Limited has donated 1,500.00 chairs to the Acherensua Senior High School (ACHISCO) in the Ahafo Region. The chairs were purchased for the School in response to an appeal by the Management of the School.

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The Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, has paid a courtesy call on President Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House in Accra. The Friday, November 15, 2019 courtesy call formed part of her official visit to Ghana.

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The National House of Chiefs has criticised proposals to allow for political party participation in District Level elections. It has thus asked Ghanaians to completely reject the December 17 referendum which is aimed at seeking permission from Ghanaians to allow political parties to sponsor candidates for such elections at the local level.

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The Majority Leader of Parliament, Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu says the Akufo- Addo led administration is putting money in people rsquo;s pockets, insisting that the President was doing this through several social intervention programs and skills development initiatives.

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The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Jean Mensa has cautioned officers against acts of association that could undermine the credibility of the institution to carry out its mandate of holding credible elections.

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A statement cited by this portal indicates that the King and president of the Gonja Traditional Council and president of the Northern Regional House of Chiefs, Yagbonwura Tuntumba Bore Essa I, in consultation with the elders of the Gonja kingdom, has placed a ban on the celebration of Damba festival in the Bole Traditional Area.

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The committee probing the infamous ldquo;Sex for Grades rdquo; scandal at the University of Ghana, Legon has presented its report to the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu. The committee presented the report on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

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The too many narrations being put out by persons suspected of planning to overthrow the government have prompted questions about the veracity of the defence by both the suspects and their counsel.

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A 40-year-old woman is helping the Police in Mim over her alleged murder of her husband after hitting his head with a club. The remains of the deceased, 65 year old Yaw Awuah, has been deposited at Goaso Government hospital for preservation and autopsy.

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Accra: Nov. 4, 2019: Over 30 students from the Legacy Girls College have paid an educational visit to Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNet) to familiarize themselves with its operations. This is in recognition of GCNet as the ICT Company engaged in the provision of electronic solutions at the heart of the government rsquo;s digitisation journey.

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A Senior Lecturer at the faculty of communications studies, Wisconsin International University College, Dr. Kweku Rockson, has said against the exploitation of young journalists under the guise of talent acquisition. According to him, the long-standing organizational culture in some private media institutions in particular where young journalists are made to work for several months or in some cases years as interns without any contract or remuneration must stop.

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There is intense debate over whether the government did not budget for road construction in the Volta Region when Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta presented the 2020 Budget Statement in Parliament on Wednesday It was the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu in the Volta Region, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, who started it when he claimed that the Akufo-Addo government was deliberately neglecting the people of the region regarding good r .

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Family of the deceased allegedly murdered by police in Asante Akim at Adomfe is requesting the remains be buried and erect a statue at the forecourt of the Agogo Divisional Police Command.

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A Deputy Minister for Railways Development, Andy Appiah Kubi has said the Sky Train Project will help ease the country rsquo;s transportation system as he defuses the notion that the train will fly.

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Member of Parliament (MP) for Bia East Constituency in the Western Region, Hon. Richard Acheampong says he is disappointed in the Akufo-Addo government for failing to disclose the number of jobs it has created across the country.

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Founder and Chairman of the Council of Elders of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, has called for the core values of comradeship to be re-centred in the heart and soul of the party.

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A team from Barbados has begun interviews of some specialised nurses for recruitment to health institutions in that country on a two-year work contract. A total of 598 health professionals with a minimum work experience of three to five years, applied in the job recruitment exercise when the Ministry of Health (MoH) opened its portal from November 5 to 7, 2019.

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The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sagnarigu constituency in the Northern Region, Alhaji A.B.A Fuseini has said the 2020 budget presented by the Minister of Finance, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta, is empty, uninspiring and hopeless.

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The Director, East, and Southern Africa Division of IFAD, Sara Mbago-Bhunu says smallholder farmers in Ghana need low-interest loans to unlock agriculture potentials in the country and help stimulate economic growth. Sara said increased access to finance will help thousands of smallholder farmers in Ghana expand their farms which will transform the agricultural sector in the country.

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The Online Drivers 39; Union has accused its app managers of conniving with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) to cause them to pay an annual fee. Drivers who use ride-hailing platforms such as Uber, Yango, and Bolt are expected to pay a GHS60.00 levy every year.

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Merely hours after the visit of prominent Nigerian cleric TB Joshua to South Sudan, international dignitaries have spoken out with renewed fervour about the imperative need for peace in the East African nation.

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Prior to the first part of my e-learning article published last week, the following completes the benefits of e-learning phenomenon and addresses the future of e-learning 5. Podcasts - Easiest Digestible Information More and more mentors in the e-learning industry are turning towards pod-casting.

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Thousands of people have registered for Tax Identification Numbers (TINs) in the Ashanti regional capital Kumasi. The Assistant Commissioner of Asokwa Medium Taxpayer Office of Ghana Revenue Authority, Mr Samuel Sakyi Duodu said the office has registered 132,921 between November 2018 to October 2019.

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The Agribusiness Students rsquo; Associations of Ghana (ABSAG) - KNUST chapter partnered with AG-Innovate Limited to hold it 39;s 2019 Entrepreneurship Clinic dubbed ABM @ 10 Entrepreneurship Clinic under the theme Managing Post-harvest Losses Through Agribusiness Innovation.

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Over 400 girls selected from various Senior High Schools in the Northern Region have been encouraged to take Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) serious. The girls were also made to understand that choosing a career should be accompanied by the passion for the chosen career.

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Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, signed, with the support of its in-country Channel Partner AM Afrique, a contract with Soci eacute;t eacute; B eacute;ninoise d rsquo;Energie Electrique (SBEE) Benin rsquo;s only electricity distributer, to upgrade the utility rsquo;s electricity distribution system and reduce losses.

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Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has brought clarity on the alleged exclusion of roads in the Volta Region in the 2020 budget statement. He explained that the roads are listed on PAGE 158 of the budget document and described the concerns raised by the Member of Parliament (MP) from North Tongu, Sam Okudzeto Ablakwa, as a ldquo;little mischievous.

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