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Friday, 07-31-15, 16:37National Development Planning Commission Launches Report On Capitation Grant Scheme[Ghana Govt.] Government has, since 2012, implemented the Ghana Partnerships for Education Grant (GPEG) to address the issue of inadequate resources to schools and to supplement the Government Capitation Grant, the Minister for Education, Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, has disclosed. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 16:37Action 2015 Holds National Coalition Forum[Ghana Govt.] A national consultative meeting, that brought together Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and the media with the aim of joining hands to influence decisions at the global level that affect the well-being and development of the youth, has taken place in Accra. read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 10:51Olympic Games Qualifies - Lionesses En Route to Ghana[Cameroon Tribune] One would think that the heroic performance of the Lionesses at the World Cup in Canada would usher football authorities to treat them with more seriousness. However, the sad reality is that nothing has changed as the Lionesses continue to be treated with levity. Despite a disappointing 1-1 draw against Ghana in the away leg qualifiers for the 2016 Olympic Games due to poor preparation, the Lionesses continue to prepare for the return leg under very difficult conditions. Not only did they go into camp late read more...
Friday, 07-31-15, 10:46Ghana Shares New Superlab With West African Scientists[SciDev.Net] "For once researchers in Ghana can start to dream. Right now you are not limited by the absence of equipment," says Lawrence Borquaye, assistant manager of the new central laboratory at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). read more...
Thursday, 07-30-15, 12:55Ghana Still Charges Lowest Call Rates in Africa[Ghanaian Chronicle] In spite of to the current economic challenges and rising inflation on other sectors of the economy which Ghana's mobile telecom operators rely on (light, water and rent among others) to be productive, they still charged the lowest domestic call rates in Africa. read more...
Thursday, 07-30-15, 12:55How Doctors Deal Was Struck[Ghanaian Chronicle] Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Employment yesterday reached an agreement with the 91 striking junior doctors who hit the streets of Accra, enroute to the premises of the Controller and Accountant General's Department to demand the payment of their 11 months' salary. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 10:18Mohamed Bangura, Listen - Nigerians and Ghanaians Are Not Fraudsters![Concord] A PRACTICAL JOKE... Bangura displaying his PPRC registration letter but only to tell his supporters to pitch tents with the ruling APC at the eleventh hour. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 10:11Health Minister Inaugurates Committee of National Medicines Policy[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Health, Alex Sebgefia, has inaugurated a 15 member steering committee for the third edition of the National Medicines Policy, to monitor and ensure the implementation of the national medicines policy 2015 in Accra today. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 13:08Ghana's Gold Rush - Blessing or Curse?[SciDev.Net] Driving through the dense bush of Ghana's Ashanti region, the first sign of the gold miners was the tell-tale chugging of their water pumps, followed by a clearing revealing mounds of earth and muddy pits. Emerging from this wasteland, hard at work digging for gold, was a group of 'galamseys', the local name for small-scale artisanal gold miners, camouflaged head to toe by a layer of brown mud and sweat. This scene is repeated again and again across Ghana's gold belt. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 10:54Market Women Arrest Women Fake Currency Dealers[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumasi -The vigilance of market women at Akomadan has led to the arrest of two women suspected to be dealing in fake currency notes in exchange for genuine legal tender to dupe market women and business operators at the market. read more...


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