Independent presidential aspirants call for holistic approach towards addressing corruption
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By Iddi Yire, GNA Accra, Aug 14, GNA- Six independent presidential aspirants in the forthcoming 2020 general elections, have called for a holistic national approach involving all stakeholders to curb corruption in the country. The six independent aspirants who made the call include Mr Marricke Kofi, Mr Carl Ebo Morgan, Mr Kofi Koranteng, Mr Samuel Ofori Ampofo, Mr Onipayede Ossom Teye and Dr Tom Asiseh. They made the assertion that efforts towards weeding out corruption in the country would not bear fruits if the fight was left for specific institutions and outdated systems. The six made the c ..read more
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Fishmongers at Dixcove complain about low fish catch
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By P.K Yankey, GNA Dixcove (W/R), August 14, GNA-Fishmongers in Dixcove in the Ahanta-West Municipality, a fishing community, have expressed their concerns about the small quantity of fish being harvested by fishers in the sea. According to them, fishers have to bear the extra cost of fishing, which had a rippling effect on the price of fish. A group of fishmongers expressed the sentiments in an interview with the Ghana News Agency on the shores of Dixcove. The fishmongers said July to September was the bumper catch season but the situation was far different this year as fishers were not bring ..read more
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Fishermen in WR petition the President to abolish “Saiko” fishing
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By P.K.Yankey, GNA Axim(W/R), Aug. 14, GNA- The Western Regional Branch of the Ghana National Canoe Fishermen Council(GNCFC) has appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to bring to end activities of industrial pair trawlers engaged in illegal transshipment of fishing in the Ghanaian waters. The massive activities of trawlers and illegal transshipment activities, popularly called “Saiko” was depriving artisanal fishermen involved in the artisanal fishing sector of their livelihoods and making them poorer. This was contained in a petition issued and signed by the Regional Secretary of ..read more
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Gov’t massive road construction works on course – Amoako Atta
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Kokoso, (Ash), Aug. 14, GNA – Mr Akwasi Amoako Atta, Minister of Roads, has stated that the government’s resolve to rehabilitate the country’s road infrastructure was on course. He said currently, more than 77 percent of the over 80,000 kilometers of deplorable roads within 200 districts, were under reconstruction, with some of them completed and others at various stages of completion. Speaking at a ceremony to cut the sod for the reconstruction of the 32.1 kilometer Kokoso roads in the Bantama constituency, Mr Amoako-Atta said the government’s road infrastructure development was unparalle ..read more
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Police follow EC office fire trail
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Accra, Aug.14, GNA- The Accra Regional Police Command is investigating the cause of fire that gutted the Electoral Commission (EC) office at Sapeiman in the Greater Accra Region in the early hours of Friday. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Effia Tenge, Head of Public Affairs Unit (PAU), told the Ghana News Agency that the cause of the fire as well as the value of damage caused were not immediately known. DSP Tenge said there was no casualty. Giving the facts, she said the Police Command received information about the fire outbreak at the Regional Office of the EC in the early hours of Fr ..read more
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Unemployment and education challenges facing Ghana’s youth- Afrobarometer
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Accra, Aug. 14, GNA – Unemployment and education are the major concerns young people in Ghana want the government to address, a recent Afrobarometer survey shows. The report, which was made available to the Ghana News Agency by the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), said in surveys over the past decade, unemployment had consistently ranked number one among the priorities of Ghana’s youth, with education in second or third position. The report was released as part of activities marking this year’s International Youth Day and indicated that job creation and education were also ..read more
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COVID-19 pierces “heartbeat” of Ghana’s tourism hard
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Cape Coast, Aug 14, GNA – Last year ended on a historic note for tourism in Ghana. The sector, which is the fourth highest foreign exchange earner for the country after Cocoa, Gold as well as Oil and Gas raked in $1.9billion through programmes associated with the “Year of Return”. The initiative, which increased arrivals in the country by more than 200,000, is to welcome all people of African descent and more to the West African Country, after 400 years of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia. Central Region, a tourism destination of choice, is the ‘heartbeat’ of G ..read more
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Eastern Region developing into a major rice production area
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Koforidua, Aug. 14, GNA-The Eastern Region is gradually developing into a major rice growing zone in the country.         Under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ), in 2018, 18.27 metric tons of rice seeds were planted in the region and in 2019 the figure increased to 121.91 metric tons of rice seeds.      This was disclosed by Mr Henry Crenstil, the Eastern Regional Director of Agriculture at the 2020 Agriculture Sector Joint Review Meeting at Koforidua.         He said the PFJ helped increased the use of fertilizers in the region and al ..read more
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NADMO builds capacity of stakeholders in disaster management
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Bolgatanga, July 2, GNA-The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) has held a two-day training to build the capacity of stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient management of disasters in the Upper East Region. The training programme is also expected to strengthen the existing monitoring and evaluation mechanisms, and identify vulnerabilities in disaster risks reduction (DRR). Mr Kofi Koranteng Abrokwa, the Director in charge of Planning, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation at NADMO, who facilitated the programme, said the training was on disaster risks strategies, disaster ma ..read more
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Independent presidential aspirants call for holistic approach towards addressing corruption
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By Iddi Yire, GNA Accra, Aug 14, GNA- Six independent presidential aspirants in the forthcoming 2020 general elections, have called for a holistic national approach involving all stakeholders to curb corruption in the country. The six independent aspirants who made the call include Mr Marricke Kofi, Mr Carl Ebo Morgan, Mr Kofi Koranteng, Mr Samuel Ofori Ampofo, Mr Onipayede Ossom Teye and Dr Tom Asiseh. They made the assertion that efforts towards weeding out corruption in the country would not bear fruits if the fight was left for specific institutions and outdated systems. The six made the c ..read more
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