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He said: "All great Universities now have Alumni offices, such offices are responsible for organising the alumni and so I will want to see the GIJ Administration as a matter of urgency establishing an alumni office’’.

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Accra, Feb. 24, GNA – The newly admitted students of Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) Public Sector Management Training Programme have been advised to learn hard and improve in quality service in the public sector.

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Accra, Feb 24, GNA - Mr Austin Gamey, the Chief Executive Officer of Gamey and Gamey Group has said its outfit will in March launched the “Gamey and Co Appropriate Dispute Resolution (ADR) centre”.

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Accra, Feb. 24, GNA – Dr Chukwuemeka B. Eze, the Executive Director, West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), has hailed President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s mediation efforts in addressing the ongoing political crises in Togo.

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Accra, Feb. 24, GNA – The 48th Ordinary Session of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights has set for February 26 to March 23 at Arusha, the United Republic of Tanzania.

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The vision and mission of the GhNCDA is to create NCDs-free in Ghana by contributing to reduce NCD-related deaths and disabilities through health promotion, proper coordination, health system strengthening and improving the quality of lives of people living with NCDs in the country.

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Cape Coast, Feb. 24, GNA - The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) through its market surveillance activities has identified some uncertified and unregistered skin bleaching" products on the Ghanaian market.

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Tongo (U/E), Feb. 24, GNA – The Paramount Chief of the Talensi Traditional Area, Tong-Rana Kubilsong Nalebegtang on Friday blamed the Minerals Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency in the Upper East Region for the lawless mining activities in his traditional area.

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Cape Coast, Feb. 24, GNA - The Teachers Fund of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has launched its 20th anniversary celebration in the Central Region with an assurance to ensure prudent and efficient management to better the lots of members.

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Saltpond (C/R), Feb. 24, GNA – Most Reverend Matthias Kobina Nketiah, Catholic Archbishop of the Cape Coast Diocese, has described the late Professor Allotey as a true believer whose huge deposits of scientific and mathematical knowledge strengthened his faith in God.

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Tamale, Feb. 24, GNA - Mr Salifu Saeed, the Northern Regional Minister has asked religious leaders in the region to play lead roles in seeking lasting peace and unity for the region's development.

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Bolgatanga, Feb 24, GNA – A fire outbreak on Friday afternoon has destroyed shops and other property along the commercial streets of the Bolgatanga Township in the Upper East Region.

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Kpassa (V/R), Feb. 24, GNA-Madam Mawusi Nudekor Awuti, Executive Director, National Vocational Training Institution (NVTI) has observed that the lack of interest of the country's youth in skills training was negatively affecting Ghana's "market competitiveness."

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Accra, Feb. 24, GNA-Our Lady of Assumption Catholic school(OLAS) at New Achimota has launched its 25th anniversary with a call on stakeholders to re-dedicate themselves to provide quality education to the students to take up future mantle of leadership.

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Accra, Feb. 24, GNA – The Convention Peoples Party (CPP) on Saturday noted that Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah’s overthrow on February 24, 1966 was the bane of Ghana’s underdevelopment as successive governments failed woefully to economically liberate the country.

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Guests including more than 30 media practitioners managed to escape unhurt, as workers at the lodge tried to fight the fire using their fire extinguishers prior to arrival of the GNFS.

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Bolgatanga, Feb. 24 GNA - Mr Daniel Akologo, a former District Chief Executive of the Binduri District has stated that the call for the removal of District Assembly from Bengur could destabilise the peace the people were enjoying.

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Bolgatanga, Feb. 24, GNA - The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) in the Upper East Region increased access to potable drinking water for communities from 32 per cent in 2016 to 67 per cent in the 2017 season.

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Kenyase Number One (B/A) Feb. 24, GNA – The Inspector General of Police (IGP) David Asante-Apeatu has cut a sod for the construction of the first Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Training School at Kenyase Number One in the Asutifi North District.

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Gushegu, (NR), Feb, 24, GNA - A workshop aimed at facilitating peaceful co-existence between herds men and communities as well as providing journalists with the right guidance to well-informed information on their reportages has been organised in Gushegu in the Northern region.

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Mr Adjei, who is popularly called Moshake, has said that Dr. Ayine’s disqualification of the longstanding MP for Nadowli/Kaleo as frontrunner for the flagbearership of the party on the grounds of his Northern extraction was disjointed logic.

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Wamfie, (B/A), Feb. 24, GNA – There is uneasy calm at Wamfie, in the Dormaa East District of the Brong-Ahafo Region, as a protracted chieftaincy dispute which turned bloody and claimed several lives 38 years ago resurfaces in the area.

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Tamale, Feb 24, GNA - Thirteen young men in the Tamale Metropolis and Sagnarigu Municipality in the Northern Region have been trained on welding and metal fabrication to equip them with self-employable skills.

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Wa, Feb 24, GNA – An aspiring New Patriotic Party (NPP) candidate for Upper West Regional Youth Organiser, Mr Ishmael Prince Dimah, has prayed for successful and peaceful constituency elections as contestants intensify their campaigns for various positions in the Region.

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Aworowa (B/A), Feb. 24, GNA - The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. David Asante-Apeatu appealed to the general public to desist from vandalising Police Stations for the forcible release of detained relatives and friends.

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Accra, Feb. 23, GNA - Dr. Joyce Rosalind Aryee, the Founder of Salt & Light Ministries, has urged postgraduate students of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) to be agents of great change in their respective fields, in order to spur national development.

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Accra, Feb. 23, GNA - The Speaker of Parliament, Prof Aaron Michael Ouaye, on Friday, led Parliament to the funeral of the late Prof Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey, a world renowned scientist, held at the Forecourt of the State House, in Accra.

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“The Assembly is collecting less than a third of what it used to collect before the exercise began on January 8, 2018,” Mr Gilbert Ankrah, the Public Relations Officer of the AMA disclosed this to journalists in an interview.

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Ho, Feb. 23, GNA- Mr Samuel Boakye Appiah, Managing Director, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) said the Company was working hard to ensure reliable power distribution to avoid “involuntary job loses” for customers as happened during the power crisis.

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To this end, households have been provided with 871 new service connections with five public stand pipes to support residents, who could not afford the GH¢ 200.00 subsidised new service cost.

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Accra, Feb. 23, GNA - The Judicial Service Staff Association of Ghana (JUSAG) on Friday launched the “JUSAG Health Foundation,” with a seed capital of GH¢ 50,000.00 at a ceremony in Accra.

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Accra, Feb. 23, GNA - The Minority in Parliament has invited the Minister of Works and Housing to brief the House on the steps the Ministry was taking to reduce the impact of floods in Accra.

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The Assembly's total revenue performance for 2016 was GH¢ 4,017,346.75 as against a target of GH¢ 6.340,186 compared to the revenue of GH¢ 2.367188.73 in 2017 as against a target of GH¢ 6,063,727.

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Accra, Feb. 23, GNA – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Friday urged Ghanaians especially the academia to strive to carry the torch Professor Francis Allotey lit in the study of Mathematics and Physics.

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Abankro, (Ash), Feb 23, GNA – The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) is funding the construction of a bridge over the Tabiri River on the Ejisu-Abankro road in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality.

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Adaklu-Kpodzi (V/R), Feb. 23, GNA - Global Shapers Community, a Non-Governmental Organization based in Ho has commissioned a mechanized borehole for the Adaklu Kpogadzi Salvation Army Basic School.

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Bolgatanga, Feb. 23, GNA - Mr William Kpormegbe, the District superintendent of Police in charge of Motor Traffic and Transport Unit (MTTU) in the Bolgatanga Municipality has called on the Public to go through the right procedure in acquiring documents for motorbikes and vehicles they use.

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Sunyani, Feb. 23, GNA – The Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG) chapter of the Entrepreneurship Action in US (ENACTUS), a student social enterprise group, has been crowned the ultimate winner of the 2018 national Duapa Challenge competition.

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Accra, Feb. 23, GNA – A Financial Division of Accra High Court on Friday sentenced Mr Abuga Pele, the former National Coordinator of the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA) and Mr Philip Assibit, the Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill International Group (GIG) to a total of 18-years imprisonment.

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Sekondi, Feb. 23, GNA – The Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly has denied allegations of an illegal mining activity by a contractor on the Essei lagoon in Sekondi.

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Accra, Feb. 23, GNA - Colonel Nikolay Pavlov, the Armed Forces Attache at the Russian Embassy in Ghana, has said Ghana would receive some up-to-date helicopters from the Russian Government.

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Accra, Feb. 23, GNA - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has called for a multi-sectoral approach towards addressing the policy inconsistencies in the access and delivery of health services and technologies.

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Akyim, (B/A), Feb. 22, GNA – A Child Welfare Clinic, constructed at the cost of GHC 12,000 has been inaugurated at Akyim in the Dormaa Central Municipality of the Brong-Ahafo Region.

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Takoradi, Feb. 23, GNA –The inadequate number of midwives in the Western Region continue to hamper effective delivery of maternal, antenatal care and child health services.

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Accra, Feb.23, GNA - Dr Modestus Fosu, the Acting Rector of the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Thursday, called for financial and logistical support from the Government and other stakeholders to progress the Institute, saying it cannot survive now without aid.

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Saltpond (C/R), Feb.  23, GNA - A total of eighty-three basic school science teachers have undergone a two-day capacity building workshop to improve on their teaching techniques at Saltpond in the  Mfantseman Municipality of the Central Region.

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Enchi (W/R), February 23, GNA-The Enchi District Magistrate court has convicted four persons on conspiracy to commit crime, breach of forest protection and mining for gold without license.

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Kumasi, Feb 23, GNA - A six-member audit committee to help strengthen the financial management of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has been inaugurated at a ceremony.

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Abesim, (B/A), Feb. 23, GNA - The Inspector General of Police (IGP) David Asante- Apeatu has commended the level of crime management in Brong-Ahafo, attributing the feat to the proactive nature of the local media, among other police interventions.

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Hohoe, Feb. 23, GNA - Researchers have discovered crucial new processes that allow malaria parasites to escape red blood cells and infect other cells, offering potential new treatment targets.

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Bolgatanga, Feb. 23, GNA – Mrs Georgina Ayamba, an Aspiring Upper East Regional Women’s Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has pledged to ensure that many women are elected as Members of Parliament, if she is voted into office.

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Accra, Feb. 23, GNA – An Accra Central District Court, on Friday, turned down the bail applications put in for three persons arrested in possession of seven hand grenades at Kwashieman, Accra.

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Accra, Feb. 23, GNA - Kumasi Asante Kotoko has terminated the appointment of coach Steve Polack, with immediate effect.

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Accra, Feb. 22, GNA – The best way to honour the illustrious Ghanaian, who honoured Ghana at the global stage with his work in Soft X-ray spectroscopy; is to make real his vision to leapfrog Africa’s development through a holistic investment in Science and Technology.

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Accra, Feb 23, GNA - The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEL), Sweden, in collaboration with International Reference Centre (IRC) has introduced the ‘Development of Empowerment in WASH Index Tool’ to enable stakeholders in the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) track progress of their activities.

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Accra, Feb. 23, GNA - The Ghana Tertiary Women's Network (GTWN) is set to hold the 3rd edition of Ghana Tertiary Women's Summit (GTWS) to commemorate the 2018 International Women's Day celebration.

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Accra Feb. 23, GNA - The farewell tribute to the doyen of Africa’s Mathematical Physicists, Professor Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey, has started with a pre-burial State Service, at the forecourt of the State House.

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Accra, Feb. 22 - (GNA) – The United Nations Climate Change secretariat has opened the call for applications for the 2018 Momentum for Change Awards to showcase action and ambition as national governments work toward implementing the Paris Agreement.

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Kpikpira (UE), Feb. 22, GNA - Naba Daazuur, Kpikpira Daana on Wednesday called on Chiefs and people of the Bimoba traditional area to endeavour to preserve the environment to sustain nature and check the constant degradation caused to the forests by man.

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Juaben (Ash), Feb 22, GNA – The Cocoa Health and Extension Division (CHED) of Cocobod, has scaled up effort at helping to boost the nation’s cocoa production through farmer education – exposure to improved farming technologies.

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Accra, Feb. 22, GNA - First Atlantic Bank (FAB) and Advanced Finance and Investment Group (AFIG Fund) have officially signed an agreement to cement AFIG’s investment in the Bank, following a regulatory approval of the deal.

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Accra, Feb 22, GNA – The cost of corruption is calamitous and very serious concerted efforts must be urgently executed to halt the canker, Professor Abednego Okoe Feehi Amartey, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), has said.

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Accra, Feb. 22, GNA - Mr Peter Abum Sarkodie, Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has urged Government and academia to team up and establish a Foundation to preserve the legacy of the late Professor Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey, the renowned scientist.

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A statement signed by Mr. Kwame Opare Addo, Communications Manager of Hearts and copied to the GNA Sports said, the decision was based on certain behaviours of the coach, which were in direct conflict with the interest of the club.

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Accra Feb. 22, GNA - Government has secured a life insurance package with SIC Life Company (SIC Life) for all workers of the Ghana Education Service (GES).

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Accra, Feb. 22, GNA - A nine-member governing board of the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) charged with the mandate to formulate policies to achieve the objectives of the office has been inaugurated.

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Accra, Feb. 22, GNA – Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain, has recognised Hayford Siaw of Ghana, as the 15th Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of his exceptional voluntary service in combating illiteracy rates in Ghana.

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Accra, Feb. 22, GNA - The Minority NDC in Parliament has slammed the Akufo-Addo-led government for the lack of commitment to fight corruption in the country.

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Accra, Feb. 22, GNA - Dr Robert Baba Kuganab-Lem, Deputy Ranking Member of the Health Committee of Parliament, on Thursday insisted that universal health coverage in Ghana can be fully realised if there is collaborative effort between the Ministry of Health and its external partners.

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Accra, Feb 22, GNA - The National Rotary Family Health Days Programme is underway for the benefit of 50 communities in the Volta, Central, Ashanti, Western, Eastern, Brong Ahafo, Northern, and Greater Accra Regions.

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Akwadum (E/R), Feb 22, GNA - The Hunger Project Ghana, in line with its social transformation and leverage principle to improve the living conditions of vulnerable people in rural communities is investing a total of 285,000 Euros in maternal and child health.

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Accra, Feb. 22, GNA - An Accra Circuit Court has remanded one Anthony Kofi Mensah Azamalah, 42, into police custody for possession of firearms without lawful authority and also possessing military accoutrement.