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Business and Economics

UK-Ghana Business Council to enhance strategic partnership for job creation

Accra, Oct.4, GNA-The third meeting of the United Kingdom-Ghana Business Council held in Accra on Friday committed to taking a deeper and more strategic bilateral partnership, to enhance economic development, job creation and trade and investments opportunities. The Council was established 12 months ago as a high-level forum to promote bilateral relations and strategic partnerships […]

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Education Social News

Ghana School of Law is to be expanded

Accra, Oct 4, GNA- The Ghana School of Law is to be expanded in order to increase admissions, the Chief Justice Sophia A.B.Akuffo has said. The Chief Justice said the expansion would be captured in the 2020 budget to be presented in Parliament. Speaking at the enrollment of 305 newly trained lawyers at the auditorium […]

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Education Politics

Minority ready to resist CSE policy

Accra, Oct. 04, GNA – Mr Haruna Iddrisu, the Minority Leader, on Friday said the National Democratic Congress (NDC) would fight any attempt to introduce the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in basic schools.    At a press conference at the Parliament House, Mr Iddrisu said the CSE was being championed by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual […]

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Health and Lifestyle

Chronic betting is an issue of mental health – MHA

Cape Coast, Oct. 04, GNA – The Mental Health Authority (MHA), has expressed worry about the addictive betting practices among sections of the youth, describing it as a mental health disorder that must be given serious attention. It said a person who had an ardent desire to betting was not different from the one addicted […]

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Social News

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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Politics

Reduction of Presidential age will deepen inclusive democratic governance

Bolgatanga, Oct 4, GNA – Mr Frank Wilson Bodza, the Programmes Manager in charge the Democratic Governance at Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiDAF), has advocated the reduction of the presidential age to promote youth participation and inclusive democratic governance.He said the youth of Ghana formed almost half of the country’s population and […]

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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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Africa

DRC to become third most populous country in Africa by 2050, report says

Ho, Oct 03, GNA-Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will rocket up from the world’s 16th most populous country in 2019 to ninth place by 2050, according to the Population Reference Bureau’s (PRB) 2019 World Population Data Sheet.     According to the PRB’s data copied to the Ghana News Agency, DRC’s anticipated growth will make […]

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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 […]