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Funsi (U/W), April 23, GNA – The Wa East District in Upper West Region has been chosen for the first phase of 50 districts that are to benefit from government’s flagship One District One Warehouse initiative for storage of agricultural produce.

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Accra, April 23, GNA - The Ghana Recycling Initiative by Private Enterprises (GRIPE) in partnership with the Earth Day Network and partners of the 2108 Earth Day/Match for Science on Saturday organized a grand exhibition to send a message against mishandling of plastic wastes.

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Accra, April 23, GNA - The government will sign a Memorandum of Understanding with a health service provider this week that would enable the country to use drone technology to deliver blood supplies and essential medicines to remote communities by September, this year.

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Hohoe, April 23, GNA - Dr Isaac Osei, Medical Science Officer of the African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases has appealed to duty bearers to demonstrate total commitment towards the control, elimination and eradication of diseases tagged as NTDs.

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Wa, April 23, GNA - University for Development Studies students in Wa Campus seeking travelling passports have raised red flag over the local National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) moves to “defraud and extort” money for processing the national ID.

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Ahwetieso (W/R), April 23, GNA - A Man Diesel Tipper truck with registration number WR 1166-15 crashed two people to death at the outskirts of Ahwetieso in the Tarkwa Nsueam Municipality.

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Tatale (NR), April 23, GNA - The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) in the Tatale/Sanguli District of the Northern Region has intensified sensitization of the public to accept tax payment as a civic duty.

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Cape Coast, April 23, GNA - A Cape Coast Circuit Court on Thursday granted bail to 23-year-old Abdullah Ayuba, a fisherman, and 18-year-old, John Mensah, alias Yaw trader, for allegedly defiling a 15-year-old girl at Elmina in the Komemda-Edina-Eguafo-Abem (KEEA) Municipality of the Central Region.

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Kade(E/R), April 23, GNA – The Kade District Magistrate Court presided over by Madam Felicia Anane- Antwi has sentenced a 26 year-old woman to 24 months imprisonment with hard labour for throwing her day-old baby girl away on a refuse dump.

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Tamale, April 23, GNA - The sixth edition of the Africa Leadership Lectures has begun at the University for Development Studies (UDS) in Tamale to contribute to a national and transnational discourse on productive leadership culture to enhance African development.

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Accra, April 23, GNA - The Universal Concept Mental Arithmetic System (UCMAS) Ghana Limited, at the weekend held its sixth national inter-schools' competition with a call on educational stakeholders to collaborate to expand the programme to government schools.

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Accra, April 22, GNA - Emmanuel Akuoko, captain of Aduana Stars, has blamed the team's recent 2:1 loss to Fosa Juniors in their Confederation Of African Football (CAF) Confederations Cup second leg away game in Madagascar, on poor officiating.

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Accra, April 22, GNA - Panelists at the 2018 Earth-Day Forum have urged the media to publicise the dangers that plastic waste pollution posed to the citizenry as an effective start of a mass campaign against the menace.

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Accra, April 22, GNA - Mr Divine Otoo Agorhom, Chairman of COB-A Group of Companies, was on Saturday elected the Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) after beating his main contender Mr Alfred Boye with seven votes.

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Sunyani, April 22, GNA - The Brong-Ahafo Regional Election Committee has defied a court injunction allegedly restraining the party from holding the regional congress to elect new regional executives.

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Ho, April 22, GNA - The Electricity Company of Ghana Limited (ECG) has donated a brand new Risograph Machine to Mawuli School in Ho.

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Hohoe (V/R), April 22, GNA - Mr Kofi Makafui Woanya, the immediate past Volta Regional Organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has been elected the Regional Chairman of the Party.

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Larteh (E/R), April 22, GNA - The 39th Annual Synod of the Koforidua Diocese of the Methodist Church has elected Very Reverend Dr. Emmanuel Asare-Kusi, the Superintendent Minister of the Adweso Circuit, as the new Bishop of the Diocese.

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Agona Swedru, April 22, GNA - Mr Ekow Ewusi, the Aspiring First Vice Chairman of the Central Regional New Patriotic Party (NPP), has appealed to the 23 constituency delegates to vote massively for him in Sunday’s Regional Chairmanship Election.

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Kumbugu (NR), April 22, GNA - Malaria related deaths in the Northern Region have dropped to 71 per cent between 2015 and 2017 as residents embraced the Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) campaign.

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Accra, April 22, GNA – The Accra-Tema Zone of National Investment Bank (NIB) at the weekend held a 10 kilometre health walk through some principal streets of Accra as part of activities marking the Bank’s 55th Anniversary celebrations.

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Bolgatanga, April 22, GNA - Women in the Upper East, Upper West and Northern regions have called on the Government to step up efforts to reduce the gender gap in legislation and policies to better recognise their efforts in national development.

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Kotintaabig (U/E), April 22, GNA - The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) would, from May 1, 2018, kick start a pilot project to include family planning in its services in six selected municipalities and districts across the country for valid NHIS subscribers.

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Accra, April 21, GNA – The Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery, has underlined the government’s eagerness to ensure the efficient performance of Gaming Commission, to rank it among the leaders in West Africa.

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Accra, April 21, GNA – Reverend Paa Ekow Quaye, a Lecturer in Human Resource Management at the Central University College, has urged human resource managers to develop concepts and innovative ideas to help employees cope with stressful conditions associated with work.

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Accra, April 21, GNA – A lawyer, who is alleged by her tenant, to have locked up his wife and two-month old baby, has flatly denied doing any such thing, terming it as untrue.

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Accra, April 21, GNA – The Janok Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has organised three separate training programmes for 72 Community Health Management Committee (CHMC) members to sharpen their healthcare delivery skills in four communities in Accra.

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Accra, April 21, GNA - Ghanaians and Africans in general have been urged to tell their own story to the world instead of depending on others to do it on their behalf.

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Larteh (E/R), April 21, GNA - The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr. Eric Kwakye Darfour, has appealed to the church to lead efforts at helping to resolve the many chieftaincy disputes, threatening to slowdown the development of some communities in the region.

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Adaklu-Have (V/R), April 21, GNA – Heavy rainfall accompanied by strong winds that hit the Adaklu District, has brought pain and grief to about 100 people in two farming communities - Have and Vodze.

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Agona Duakwa (C/R), April 21, GNA – Mr Randy Nkrumah, the District Manager of the Agona Duakwa Depot of the Cocoa Merchant Company, has advised vegetable farmers in the country to form groups in their communities to help address specific challenges confronting them.

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Savelugu (N/R), April 21, GNA – Stakeholders have identified early and forced marriages, poverty and poor social welfare services as key factors contributing to low enrolment of children in basic schools in parts of the Northern Region.

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Sunyani, April 21, GNA – The Brong Ahafo Regional Police Command has been decorated with the “Inimitable Community Partnership Award,” for contributing towards the protection of life and property, prevention and detection of crime, apprehension and prosecution of offenders, and preservation of peace and order.

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Accra, April 20, GNA - Madam Fauzia Adams Yakubu, former National Democratic Congress TEIN Women Organiser has suggested to former President John Dramani Mahama to abandon the idea of coming into active politics in Ghana.

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Accra, April 20, GNA - Mr Ebbo Botwe, the Chairman of the Plastic Waste Management Programme Ghana (PWMPG), says Ghana’s stream plastic waste has seen a 12 per cent increment from 3 per cent in 2011 to 14 per cent in 2018.

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Accra April 20, GNA - The annual spraying campaign dubbed: “Indoor Residual Spraying,” was launched on April 19, in the Northern Region to spray households to prevent the spread of malaria.

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Cape Coast (C/R), April 20, GNA – National Health Insurance Workers in the Central Region have vowed to maintain the spirit of hard work as the most effective and workable machinery to achieve the core objectives of the Insurance Policy.

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Kumasi, April 20, GNA - School authorities, particularly at the basic and second-cycle levels, have been cautioned to be responsive to issues relating to personal hygiene to enhance the wellbeing of their pupils and students.

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Ho, April 20, GNA – The election of new regional officers of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Volta Region has suffered a setback, following a court injunction.

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Accra, April 20, GNA - Mr Elvis Adjei Baah, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MOYS), has said that, Ghana has gained a lot of experience from the just ended Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia adding that “it was a good experience for the future”.

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Kumasi, April 20, GNA - Dr. Kwame Kyei, Executive Board Chairman of Kumasi Asante Kotoko S/C, has entreated the teeming supporters of the club, to remain calm as management work assiduously to reverse the dwindling fortunes of the club.

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Accra, April 20, GNA - The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has awarded the operation, investment and management of the Electricity Distribution Business of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to the Meralco Consortium.

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Accra, April 20, GNA – The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku on Friday launched the 2018 edition of the Ghana Carnival and Homogenous (Homofest) in Accra.

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Accra, April 20, GNA - The Electoral Commission of Ghana on Friday said it has made all the necessary arrangements to hold a Greater Accra Regional election of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) slated for Saturday April 21.

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Accra, April 20, GNA – A new military cemetery situated at Burma Camp, the headquarters of the Ghana Armed Forces, has been opened to accommodate more than 10,000 graves to be made of military personnel, General’s, retired personnel and their entitled families.

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Accra, April 20, GNA - The Chief Justice, Justice Sophia A. Akuffo on Friday called on lawyers to provide free legal services (Pro bono) to those who cannot afford the services of a lawyer.

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Winneba (C/R) April 20, GNA - The level 300 coaching students of University of Education, Winneba (UEW) Faculty of Science Education Department of HPERS have donated items worth GH¢3,000.00

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Accra, April 20, GNA – The Accra Circuit Court hearing the case in which some armed men freed inmates at the Kwabenya Police Station after an attack on the station, killing a Police Officer on duty, on Friday adjourned the matter to April 23.

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Ningo (GAR), April 20, GNA – Mr Joseph Kenyenson, a philanthropist from Virginia in the USA has called on organisations and the well-to-do to support vulnerable ones in society to come out of poverty.

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Accra, April 20, GNA – Nene Otu Ackam I, the Chief of Kpatcheremidor-Sohapa has called on the government to intervene to check on security threats in the area to avert civil strife among the people.

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Accra, April 20, GNA – The Government, through the Wildlife Division (WD) of the Forestry Commission has signed an agreement with three other entities in an effort towards the protection and preservation of the Western Sitatunga in the Avu Lagoon Protected Area.

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Tanokrom (WR), April 20, GNA - The Women’s Wing of Love Kingdom Ministries Church has organized a free health screening for the inhabitants within the Tanokrom community and its environs in the Western Region.

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Accra, April 20, GNA - Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo-led government is on course to attain economic freedom in view of the various pragmatic policies and programmes they are rolling out.

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Tamale, April 20, GNA – Madam Mary Ama Kudom Agyemang, a Media Expert on Thursday disclosed that about 19,000 Ghanaians die from diarrhoea and cholera annually due to the practise of Open Defecation in the country.

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Accra, April 20, GNA – The General Legal Council would continue to engage stakeholders to overcome any difficulties, emerging out of the on-going legal education reform and chart the way forward, Chief Justice Sophia A. Akuffo has said.

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Accra, April 20, GNA - Thirty-eight lawyers were on Friday called to the Bar with a charge to embrace changes in the legal profession in order to stand neck to neck with other professionals around the globe.

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Pong-Tamale (NR), April, 20, GNA - Veterinary Officers have been trained on the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) Handset and Geographic Information System (GIS) Data Management to enhance data collection.

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Sunyani , April 20, GNA - The Brong-Ahafo Regional Police Command  have arrested over 51  persons including 11 women in  a special operation at  various  Weed bases, drinking spots  and suspected hideouts of  criminals  in some districts in the Region.

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Ho, April 20, GNA - Madam Stella Mawutor Agbehlor, Programme Head for Child Right Promotion and Protection under the Department of Social Welfare has observed that economic hardship was compelling parents in deprived communities to send their children to residential homes.

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Funsi, (U/W), April 19, GNA – A total of nine survivors of child marriage, teenage pregnancies and school dropouts in the Wa East District of the Upper West Region have received skills training materials to help them to acquire skills and become self-reliant.

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Cape Coast, April 20, GNA - The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) and the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), are collaborating towards an intensified nationwide public education on the election of metropolitan municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs).

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Wa, April 20, GNA - The Upper West Regional Command of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) has commissioned a model clinic as part of efforts to enhance the medical needs of personnel and the community.

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Gomoa Pomadze (C/R) April 20, GNA - Bishop Dr. Charles Agyin Asare Chancellor of Perez University College has called on students to be focused, humble and ready to learn to become self-motivated.

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Wa, April 20, GNA - The Upper West Regional Police Command in collaboration with other state agencies, has arrested five suspected drug peddlers aged between 32 and 70 years at Ponyentnga, in the Wa West District of the Region.

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Adaklu Kodzibi (V/R), April 20, GNA - Mr. Phanuel Kade Donkor, Adaklu District Chief Executive has said the country’s development initiatives could be a mirage with the “African time mantra”.

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Hohoe, April 20, GNA - The African Development Bank and the African Institute of Mathematics and Sciences (AIMS) are pushing towards a landmark partnership deal to aggressively promote mathematical science education, training and research in the continent.