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Muslim Community calls for an end to discrimination against hijab

Accra, Oct 12, GNA— The Muslim community in Ghana has expressed concern over what it calls a discrimination and marginalization against its women by a section of the public due to their faith.It said even though the 1992 Constitution of Ghana guarantees every citizen the right to religion and worship, some state institutions and individuals […]

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CSIR-SARI educates farmers on management of fall armyworm

Nyankpala N/R, Oct 12, GNA – The Savannah Agricultural Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-SARI) has educated selected farmers in the Northern Region on management strategies and technologies to help reduce fall armyworm attacks on maize crops in the region. These strategies included the adoption of intercropping system of farming […]

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Minister reiterates Government’s commitment to champion inclusive access to information

Accra, Oct. 6, GNA – Mrs Ursula Owusu- Ekuful, Minister of Communications, has reiterated Government’s commitment to champion inclusive access to information and digital equity.She said over the years especially, in the last two years, her Ministry had put in place policies and infrastructure in rural and peri-urban areas in order to address the regional […]

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Business and Economics

Government to construct 750 million dollar dam to forestall Bagre Dam spillage

Lawra (U/W), Oct. 6, GNA – Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says President Akufo-Addo would cut sod for the construction of a Pwalugu Dam in the Upper East Region by November to check the perennial spillage of the Bagre dam. Spillage of the dam occasioned by Burkinabe authorities over the years has inflicted substantial destruction […]

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President Akufo-Addo leads congregation to pray for Ghana’s development

Kumasi, Oct. 6, GNA – The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has led a congregation of the Anglican faithful to pray for Ghana’s development and growth, at a ceremony in Kumasi. Accompanying the President was Mr Simon Osei-Mensah, the Ashanti Regional Minister, and his Deputy, Ms Elizabeth Agyemang, as well as Members of Parliament (MPs) […]

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Education Social News

AfriKids Ghana mainstreams 55 street children into formal education

Bolgatanga, Oct. 6, GNA – AfriKids Ghana, a child rights Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), through its ‘School of Night Rabbits’ project, has successfully mainstreamed 55 street children in the Bolgatanga Municipality into the formal education system.The children went through nine months intensive complementary numeracy and literacy tuition, from January to September, 2019. Ten other street children […]

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Education

GTUC matriculates over 1,400 freshmen

Accra, Oct. 6, GNA – The Ghana Technology University College (GTUC), Accra Campus, has held its 25th matriculation ceremony in Accra, during which 1,426 freshmen were formally admitted for the September intake of the 2019/2020 academic year.The new entrants, who were made of 1,138 males and 288 females, would be pursuing various degree and diploma […]

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Education

UPSA admits over 5,000 freshmen

Accra, Oct. 6, GNA – The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) over the weekend matriculated 5, 957 freshmen to pursue various degree, professional and diploma programmes for the 2019/2020 academic year.The number of new entrants, which is the highest ever in the history of the University is made of 80 professional programmes’ students, 1, […]

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Education

Vice President presents the Most Outstanding Teacher Prize Award for 2019

Kumasi, Oct.6, GNA -Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Saturday presented the 2019 Most Outstanding Teacher Prize Award to Ms Sabina Dosu of St. Dominic’s R/C Junior High School in the Denkyembour District of the Eastern Region.For her prize, she received a cheque of GHC 180,000 for the construction of a three-bedroom house and other […]

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Business and Economics

President inaugurates Minerals Income Investment Fund Board

Accra, Sept. 4, GNA- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday inaugurated the board of the newly established Minerals Income Investment Fund (MIIF), with a charge on the body to leverage its financial might to raise strong local players in the mining sector.He said that it was not encouraging that after a century of mining […]