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Tree Aid Ghana in partnership with Action Aid Ghana and URBANET has distributed COVID 19 relief package to about 40 communities in the Builsa South and Kassena Municipal in the Upper East Region.

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Abuja, July 2, 2020 mdash; Authorities in Ghana should investigate the recent threats to and harassment of journalists Emmanuel Ohene-Gyan, Rebecca Ashley Amarh, and Philip Akutey Azu and ensure their safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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The National Organizer of the biggest opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Hon. Joshua Hamidu Akamba has urged all Ghanaians who fall within the voting age to come out in their numbers and get involved in the new voter registration exercise.

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A 24-year-old driver 39;s mate who assaulted a driver for preventing him from removing a 39;no parking 39; sign, has been granted a GHc60. 000.00 bail with three sureties by the Nkawie Circuit Court.

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The Nkawie circuit court has sentenced a 28-year-old scrap dealer to five years imprisonment for stealing at Abuakwa in the Atwima-Nwabiagya South Municipality. Habib Alhassan was convicted on his own plea by the court presided by Mr Johnson Abbey.

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The Nkawie Circuit Court has sentenced four young men to a total of 120 years imprisonment for robbery at Ahwerewa in the Atwima-Nwabiagya South Municipality. Yaw Agyeman 20, Karim Seidu 20, Anthony Oppong 24 and Enock Awuah 18, were said to have attacked their victims with guns and machetes, and robbed them of their money and other valuable items on the Ahwerewa-Okoh main road in the Municipality.

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A Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Ahenkorah has clarified media reports suggesting that he was admitted at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital after contracting the deadly COVID-19.

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The Electoral Commission (EC) says the voter ID card with a date of 1702 was a typing error. According to the Commission, the said ID card bears the name of one Abukari Osumanu ldquo;with the date of 1702.

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Deputy Minister of Trade and Industries, Mr Carlos Ahenkorah, has said despite being tested positive for COIVD-19, he toured some voter registration centres to see how the process was going. The Tema West MP admitted to Asempa FM rsquo;s Ekosiisen political talk show host Osei Bonsu on Thursday, 2 July 2020 in an interview that he toured the centres on the first day of the exercise ndash; Tuesday, 30 June 2020.

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Minister of Works and Housing, Samuel Atta Akyea, has indicated government 39;s intent to prosecute persons involved in the inflated Conti project. In response to a question in Parliament on the project, which is also known as the Accra Sewer and Storm Drainage Alleviation works, the Sector Minister said the difference in the contract sum approved between government and Conti and that approved by Parliament amounts to $55 million.

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Government is still considering options in curbing the spread of COVID-19 in Ghana, according to the Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah. He was commenting on calls for localised lockdowns after the continued spike in COVID-19 cases which has put Ghana over the 18,000 mark for cases.

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A High Court in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region has restrained the regional representative of the Electoral Commission from changing the registration date for the compilation of a new voters 39; register in 13 communities in Zebilla Constituency from June to August.

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A DEPUTY Minister of Trade and Industry, Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, has denied media reports that he is on admission at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Korle But Teaching Hospital in Accra.

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Beggars at the Bolgatanga lorry station continue to ask for alms at the gates of the market without recourse to the protocols of social distancing and wearing of face masks. The beggars, including; children, lactating mothers and the aged, said they could not afford to buy sanitizers and the face masks.

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Former President John Mahama has sent his condolences to the family of the late Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie aka Sir John and the governing New Patriotic Party for the big loss. ldquo;My condolences to the family of our dear brother, and my good friend, Sir John, Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie rdquo;, Mr Mahama said on Thursday, 2 July 2020.

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The Ministry of Food And Agriculture has a mission to promote sustainable agriculture and thriving agribusiness through research and technology development, effective extension and other support services to farmers, processors, and traders for improved livelihood.

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Parliament has observed a minute rsquo;s silence in honour of the memory of the late Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly known as Sir John. The CEO of the Forestry Commission succumbed to COVID-19 at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Wednesday night.

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President Akufo-Addo has granted amnesty to 794 prisoners in Ghana as part of efforts to decongest the prisons in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. A statement signed by the Director General of Prisons, Patrick Darko Missah, on Thursday, 2 July 2020, said: ldquo;The President of the Republic, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, in consultation with the Council of State, in commemoration of Workers Day, 1 May 2020, and in a bid to mitigate the dangers posed by congesti .

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The Social Workers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has called for immediate removal of Akuapem Poloo rsquo;s seven-year-old son from her custody to safeguard the child from further danger. The workers association pleaded with its mother agency, the Department of Social Welfare, to as a matter of urgency, find an alternative care and protection for the boy.

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Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has visited the site of Ghana rsquo;s first infectious diseases treatment centre and lauded the Ghana Covid-19 Private Sector Fund, for initiating the project and raising the needed funds to bring it to fruition in record time.

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As African countries begin to reopen borders and air spaces, it is crucial that governments take effective measures to mitigate the risk of a surge in infections due to the resumption of commercial flights and airport operations.

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Government has announced that a new Intensive Care Unit (ICU) for covid-19 will be opened at Dodowa in the Greater Accra Region. Dr Patrick Kuma Aboagye, Director General of the Ghana Health Service, made this known to the media at a press conference in Accra on Thursday, July 2, 2020.

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After settling the Kumasi Central Mosque 39;s 56-year-old accumulated lease arrears, Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has decided to renovate the facility. The Vice-President 39;s gesture followed a request from the Islamic community in the Garden City which has one of the largest members of the faith in the country.

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The First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei Owusu has called for a probe to find out how some absentee Members of Parliament (MPs) names managed to enter the House rsquo;s attendance book.

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