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    National ID will cut interest rates – Dr. Bawumia

    Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has indicated that the revamped National Identification System and the Digital Property Address technology will help in achieving lower interest rates on loans. Dr Bawumia, who was speaking at the 21st National Banking Conference, organised by the Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB) in Accra on Tuesday[…]

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    Charcoal production top income earner – Study shows

    A study on the economic importance of charcoal to rural livelihoods has shown that charcoal is the second primary source of income after crop production, and accounts for 17 per cent of total household income.Crop accounts for 46 per cent. The study by a PhD Fellow at KNUST and the[…]

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    Ga Dangme youth angry over attempts to rename Accra Sports Stadium

    A non-political pressure group, Ga Dangme Concerned Youth Group (GDCYG), has condemned alleged attempts by the Director General of the National Sports Authority to rename the Accra Sports Stadium. The group, in a statement issued by GDCYG President, Nii Ayaafio Tetteh I, on Monday, 27 November 2017 accused Mr Robert[…]

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    Sports Ministry secures accommodation for Black Stars coach

    The Sports Ministry has finally acquired a permanent accommodation for the Black Stars coach Kwasi Appiah. The residence situated in the plush Airport Residential Area was secured with the help of the Works and Housing Ministry. “The ministry of Youth and Sports in conjunction with the Ministry of Works and[…]

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    Asamoah Gyan condemns ‘inhumane’ Libya slave market

    Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has condemned the “inhumane” slave market in Libya. Footage of men being auctioned off as slaves in Libya has been met with outrage from political leaders and the entire world. In the grainy mobile footage, unidentified men are offered up as a group of “big strong[…]

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    NSS starts mandatory insurance policy deductions this month

    The National Service Scheme(NSS) will still go ahead to implement the mandatory GH? 15 deduction from the allowances of all National Service Personnel (NSP) across the country as contribution to an insurance policy package, despite threats to sue the National Service Secretariat over the move. Earlier, Convener for a group[…]

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    Gender Ministry to get 300,000 people off the streets

    The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has launched an operation to remove more than 300,000 people living on the streets across the country.Dubbed “Operation get off the streets for a better life”, the exercise will identify the number of people living on the streets, profile them and integrate[…]

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    24 suspected prostitutes, drug peddlers arrested in Tamale

    Twenty four suspected prostitutes and drug peddlers have been arrested by the Police in Tamale in the Northern Region. The suspects were rounded up after a combined team of security forces undertook a special exercise on Tuesday which forms part of the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly Chief Executive Officer, Musah Superior’s[…]

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    168 Ghanaians detained in Libya to return home – Government

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has disclosed that 168 Ghanaians have been detained in various detention centres in Libya. According to the Ministry, the Ghanaians, kept at Tajoora, Trek Al Sika and Trek Matar detention centres were however not part of the ongoing slave trade in Libya but “had rather[…]

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    76 suspected land guards, armed robbers remanded

    Out of 127 suspected armed robbers and land guards arrested during anti-armed robbery operations in the Kasoa Police Division and its environs, 76 have been remanded by court. Twelve out of the remanded suspects have been transferred to Weija Division while the rest are in Accra. Among them are seven[…]

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