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Minister orders probe into military cemetery’s $6m cost

The Minister of Defence, Dominic Nitiwul has ordered an immediate investigation into the cost of a new Military Cemetery at Burma Camp valued at $6 million. According to the Minister, the cost is simply outrageous and must be probed for a possible review of the cost. The cemetery is being constructed as an alternative to the Osu Military Cemetery, which …

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Anti-corruption advocacy builds capacity for public education, law enforcement

The EU-funded Ghana Anti-Corruption, Rule of Law and Accountability Programme (ARAP) in collaboration with CHRAJ and NCCE has organized a multi-stakeholder training workshop on public education for anti-corruption agencies, law enforcement agencies and public education institutions in the country. Participants at the workshop were taken through anti-corruption campaign message and content development that influences behavioural change, target audience identification and …

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Dr Felix Anyah appointed CEO of Korle-bu Teaching Hospital

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Holy Trinity Medical Centre, Dr Felix Anyah, has been appointed as the acting CEO of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. The Minister of Health Kwaku Agyemang-Manu in a letter addressed to Dr. Anyah and copied to the chief of staff, the executive secretary to the President and the chief director of the Ministry of Health stated …

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Gov’t approves $3m for Yendi Water Project

The Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has assured the chiefs and people of Dagbon that the perennial water crisis in Yendi will soon be a thing of the past, following discussions at Cabinet to approve the allocation of $3m for the Yendi Water Project. The Planting For Food and Jobs, One-District-One-Factory and One Village One Dam Programmes were also designed …

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Delta 8 discharge: K’si attorney had power to decide

Martin Amidu has argued that the state prosecutor who dropped the charges against the eight members of the vigilante group  Delta Force needed no advice from the Attorney general. According to the former attorney general, the prosecutor, as part of his delegated responsibilities had the right to decide the course of the case based on the docket handed him by …

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Even Jammeh was removed, Anaba will go – Health Ministry PRO

The Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Health, Robert Cudjoe has advised embattled Medical Director of the Ridge Hospital, Dr. Thomas Anaba to vacate his post as directed in a letter from the ministry. According to him, Dr. Anaba cannot continue to hold out himself as the head of the facility since he would not be accorded with that …

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Shake-up hits Immigration Serivce

Some 45 senior officers of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) have been transferred. They include two Deputy Commissioners of Immigration (DCOI), two Assistant Commissioners of Immigration (ACi), 18 Chief Superintendents of Immigration (C/SUPT.), eight Superintendents of Immigration (SUPT.), 11 Deputy Superintendents of Immigration (DSI) and four Assistant Superintendents of Immigration (ASI). A letter dated May 17, 2017, and signed by …

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Talensi, Bongo, Bolga MDCE nominees confirmed

The Talensi  District Assembly has endorsed the President’s nominee, Christopher  Boatbil Someteima, as its new District Chief Executive (DCE). All the 29 assembly members voted in favour of the nominee in his second confirmation sitting. The DCE nominee for Bongo, Peter Ayimbisa Ayamga, was also confirmed with 85.18 percent of the vote. Of the 54 assembly members present, 46 voted …

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Bawumia begins a four-day tour of Northern Region

Vice President, Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia will today [Thursday] begin a four-day working visit to the Northern Region. This will mark his maiden tour after the New Patriotic Party (NPP) won the 2016 general elections. He is expected to pay courtesy calls on the Regent of Dagbon, Kampakuya Yakubu Abdulai Andani and the Abudus Regent, Boling-Lana Abdulai Mahamadu at their …

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We’ll demonstrate if… – Small scale miners

Small scale miners in Ghana are threatening to hit the streets with a massive demonstration if government goes ahead to ban their activities in the country. “Small scale miners are against the six month moratorium for us to stop work and they are planning to go on a demonstration. We the leaders are holding them on, but how long can …

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