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Government To Revive Public Works Department

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 1:43 pm   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Politics, Science & Environment

Mrs Freda Prempeh, Deputy Minister in charge of Works and Housing has reiterated government desire to revive the Public Works Department (PWD) and make it a more efficient and vibrant entity. Mrs Prempeh said the PWD premises has about 36 plots of land lying idle, and that government in collaboration with stakeholders in tends to […]

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State Housing Company revamps to be more viable

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 1:26 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Science & Environment

The management of the State Housing Company Limited (SHC) is revamping the company to turn it into a more viable and robust entity capable of developing expanded and improved housing projects. In an interview with the Daily Graphic, the Managing Director (MD) of the SHC, Mr Kwabena Ampofo Appiah, said as part of the refurbishment […]

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Gov’t conducts roll call of road construction companies

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 1:23 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Science & Environment

Government says it is compiling a list of road construction companies in the country. This was captured in a public announcement from the Roads and Highways Ministry. “The Ministry of Roads and Highways wishes to inform the General Public that it is in the process of compiling names of prospective companies who have the expertise […]

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President Akufo-Addo delivering his remarks


Posted: September 12, 2017 at 6:04 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, Politics, Science & Environment

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appealed for the support of Members of the Ghana Bar Association to help guarantee the success of the “battles” against corruption and the galamsey phenomenon, which he described as two of the most important challenges of our national governance. According to President Akufo-Addo, “if we […]

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Carlos Akenkorah’s six months suspension ‘insignificant’ – Kyei Baffour

Posted: September 8, 2017 at 11:16 am   /   Editor's Choice, Opinion, Science & Environment

A local governance expert, Mr George Kyei-Baffour has described the six months suspension of the Member of Parliament for Tema West, Mr Carlos Ahenkorah by the Tema Municipal Assembly (TMA) as “insignificant”. The TMA suspended the MP who is a member of the assembly over his conduct and posture against a decision to demolish unauthorised […]

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TMA suspends Carlos Ahenkorah over demolition exercise

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 2:36 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Science & Environment

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) has suspended Member of Parliament for Tema West, Carlos Ahenkorah for six months. The decision made by the Public Relations and Complaints Committee (PRCC) of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly chaired by the presiding member of the Assembly, Richard Fiadomor. Carlos Ahenkorah lost his cool last week when he attacked the […]

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New fire erupts at flood-damaged Texas chemical plant

Posted: September 2, 2017 at 1:26 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Science & Environment, World News

A raging fire and thick black smoke rose from Arkema SA’s flood-damaged Texas chemical plant on Friday evening, according to video aired on Houston television stations and broadcaster CNN. The company said earlier on Friday that it expected additional fires from the plant in the coming days even though floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey that […]

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Dr Gertrude Eyifa-Dzidzienyo is first female archaeologist

Posted: August 26, 2017 at 10:46 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Science & Environment

Her motivation was her zeal to break the myth which had almost engulfed the Archaeology Department of the University of Ghana (UG), Legon and see herself as the first female lecturer of Archaeology. Not only that, she wanted to see herself as a role model by changing and transforming lives through Archaeology. It was, therefore, […]

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Clear the mess at Lands Commission – Akufo-Addo charges new board

Posted: August 26, 2017 at 9:42 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Science & Environment

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged the newly constituted Board of the National Lands Commission to clear the mess at the Commission and ensure that the process of acquisition and use of land is not cumbersome, and is governed by law. According to President Akufo-Addo, “on a daily basis, and I know I am […]

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Bawumia set for Sierra Leone with $1m supplies for disaster victims

Posted: August 21, 2017 at 10:57 am   /   Editor's Choice, Politics, Science & Environment, World News

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia is expected to lead a government delegation to Sierra Leone where a tragic natural disaster has left about 400 dead and more than 600 displaced. A statement from the Information Ministry said the Vice President will leave Accra on Saturday to present relief items which government says is valued at $1million. […]

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