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Maiden Ghana Integrity awards 2019 launched

Accra, Aug 14, GNA – In order to name and praise individuals and organisations that have initiated steps to reduce corruption, the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) has launched the maiden Ghana Integrity Awards. The awards are in five categories namely: the Policy and Administrative Reforms, Transparency and Social Accountability, Efficient Public Service Delivery, Effective Enforcement […]

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Business and Economics Government

Union commends government for creating Ghana Integrated Aluminum Corporation

Accra, Aug. 13, GNA- The Ghana Mineworkers’ Union has commended government for the creation of the Ghana Integrated Aluminum Development Corporation to oversee the exploration and mining of bauxite in the Atiwa, Nyinahin and Awaso reserves. The Union also commended President Akufo-Addo for inaugurating the Board of Directors of the Company, which had paved way […]

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Business and Economics Government

Global defense expenditure rises to $1.78 trillion, Ghana spending $218 M

Ho, Aug 14, GNA – Global spending on defense hit $1.78 trillion in 2018, up 2.6% on the previous year, according to data from the World Bank and data visualisation wizards at HowMuch, who mapped out a fascinating infographic, showing all the countries with sizeable military budget.     Ghana however spent about $218 Million on military […]

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Korley Klottey Municipal Assembly inaugurated

Accra, Feb. 19, GNA – Mr Yaw Osafo Marfo, the Senior Minister, on Tuesday inaugurated the Korley Klottey Municipal Assembly with Osu as its capital. He said the inauguration was line with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo’s vision and initiative towards achieving clean and greener cities, and bringing development closer to the people. The […]

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DVLA automation has improved workflow – Transport Minister

Accra, Feb. 19, GNA- Mr Kwaku Ofori-Asiamah, Minister of Transport, has said the massive automation operations of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has transformed the Road Transport Service Sub-Sector by reducing the turn-around time. The move, he said, has reduced cases of fraudulent practices, revenue leakage, and ensured effective and efficient service delivery.  […]

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Government Politics

Reprimanding Kennedy Agyapong is “mockery” of Parliament-Centre

Ho, Feb. 19, GNA- The African Center for Parliamentary Journalism and Research (ACPJR) has described the decision by Parliament to reprimand Mr Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central Constituency for his “contemptuous” description of Parliament as “cheap and useless”, a “mockery” of the House.      The Centre said the decision […]

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Government condemns shooting at NDC Regional Office in Kumasi

Accra, Feb. 19, GNA – The Government has condemned the reported shooting incident that took place at the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Regional Headquarters in the Ashanti Region, leaving one person dead and several others injured. A statement copied to the Ghana News Agency and signed by Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information […]

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Business and Economics Government

Finance Ministry re-organized; gets two new directors

Accra, Jan. 8, GNA – The Head of Civil Service has established two new Directorship roles at the Ministry of Finance, as part of the re-organization of that Ministry The two new directors will deputize for the Chief Director and be known as Coordinating Directors, according to a statement issued by the Ministry on Tuesday […]

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Business and Economics Government

Government takes steps to partner Apostle Safo

Gomoa (C/R) Accra, Jan. 8, GNA – The Government is to assist Apostle Dr Kwadwo Safo, the Founder and Leader of Christo Asafo Church, to successfully go through the licensing, intellectual property registration, trade secrecy and patenting regimes for three of his agro inputs.   They comprise an organic fertiliser, a pesticide and a weedicide, […]

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Retired Supreme Court Judge lauds institution of Constitution Day Public Lecture

Accra, Jan. 08, GNA – Madam Justice Rose Constance Owusu, a retired Supreme Court Judge, has lauded the institution of the Constitution Day Public Lecture.  She described the Day as, “extremely unique and worth celebrating by all well-meaning Ghanaians to remind them of the source of the enviable level of peace and stability the country […]