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About 1.1 million unregistered firearms in circulation in Ghana

Accra, Oct. 4, GNA-The National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons (NACSA) has revealed that about 2.3 million small arms are in civilian hands, according to a survey conducted by the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) in 2014.It said out of the figure, 1.1 million remained unregistered, with 1.2 million registered with […]

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Science and Technology Social News

EU, Ghana work together to curtail greenhouse gas emissions

Kumasi, Oct. 04, GNA – The European Union (EU) has said it shared in Ghana’s vision to working assiduously to stem greenhouse gas emissions for the wellbeing and safety of the people.     Ms Diana Acconcia, the EU Ambassador to Ghana, stated that: “We need to do this together, this is because the emissions are […]

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Education Social News

GLC will continue to crack the whip on lawyers’ infractions- Chief Justice

Accra, Oct 4, GNA – The Chief Justice Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo says the General Legal Council (GLC) would not close its eyes on any infractions of any lawyer.      According to her, the Council would continue to crack the whip in order to maintain the legal standards in the country.      Ms […]

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Business and Economics Social News

AfDB deploys new accountability index to measure institutional lending to women

Ho, Oct 04, GNA-Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), has said the new tool to track the level of lending to women across the continent would leverage the critical financial help women needed to advance. He said the Women’s Financing Index, currently under development, will rate banks and financial institutions […]

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Business and Economics Social News

Voltic commits to plastic recycling with new twist bottle

Accra, Oct. 4, GNA- In its effort to contribute to the environmental sustainability, Voltic, a subsidiary of the Coca-Cola Company has a new eco-friendly bottle, made with 7 per cent less plastic to champion the on-going recycling agenda.  The new bottle was introduced by the Company with the aim of making recycling easy for consumers […]

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Government Social News

IGP urges officers to improve police-public relations

Accra, Oct. 04, GNA – Mr James Oppong-Boanuh, the Acting Inspector General of Police, has urged senior police officers, who completed a course on Public Communication on Thursday, to serve as change agents and improve police-public relations.    He charged them to take pragmatic and innovative steps to implement the knowledge acquired to ensure professional […]

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Education Social News

GPCC calls for total abrogation of CSE for basic schools

Accra, Oct. 03, GNA – The Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council (GPCC) has called for the total abrogation of plans to introduce the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) into the Basic Schools’ Curriculum in the next academic year.      “We reject absolutely the inclusion of CSE in any form or name in our school curriculum […]

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Government Social News

There is no room for xenophobic attacks– Interior Minister

Bolgatanga, Oct. 3, GNA – The Minister of the Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery, has called on foreigners in Ghana to abide by the laws of the country and reiterated government’s commitment to ensuring that there is no room for violent xenophobic attacks in the country.     He said President Akufo-Addo was an African leader who […]

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Tullow Ghana supports Street Girls in Accra

Accra, Oct 3, GNA- Tullow Ghana Limited has donated a cheque of $20,000 to the Chance for Childhood Project in support of Street Girls in Accra. The project, which is being carried out in partnership with Street Girls Aid is aimed at transforming the lives of street girls in order to ensure that they live […]

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Communications Service Tax should not affect customers

Accra, Oct 3, GNA – Customers of various Telecom Companies have called on government to re-invigorate its tax systems, where it can generate more income, instead of placing a nine per cent tax on phone calls.The taxation of the calls, they argued would impoverish more vulnerable people who want to place calls to relay important […]