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Fumesua (Ash), June 20, GNA - Crops Research Institute (CRI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, has made a strong case for the availability of quality seed yam planting materials to farmers under the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) programme.

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Accra, June 20 GNA - Dr Emmanuel Marfo, Member of Parliament (MP) for Oforikrom, has called for the establishment of a high-level inter-ministerial task force to see to the full implementation of the Mental Health Act.

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Accra, June 20, GNA - The second edition of the Ghana Shippers Awards has received a tremendous participation of key stakeholders, companies and respected individuals within the shipping industry.

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Accra June 20, GNA - The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquaculture Development has been tasked to implement the closed season of fishing as contained in the National Fisheries Management Plan in order to curb the threat of overfishing

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Kumasi, June 20, GNA – Mrs Sophia Kesewa Ampofo Kusi, Principal Health Planner of the Policy Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Division of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has said there is the need for programme-based budgeting to ensure efficient utilization of funds.

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Accra, June 20, GNA - Trades and Industry Minister Alan Kyerematen has assured the business community that the government would continue to provide the right conditions and to facilitate access to finance and market under the one district one factory (1D1F) programme.

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Accra, June 20, GNA – Commercial and Private drivers in Accra have tagged Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL), Total Petroleum Ghana Limited, and Vivo Energy Ghana Limited as the most preferred Oil Marketing Companies due mainly to their customer relations and prices.

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Accra, June 20, GNA - Charles Nii Armah popular known in showbiz as “Shatta Wale”, has apologised to his fans as well as his management team, following a leaked sex tape that saw him engaging in oral sex with an unknown lady.

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Accra, June 20, (dpa/GNA) - At least 49 Afghan security personnel were killed in Taliban attacks on several checkpoints in the western Farah and Badghis provinces just days after the end of the militants' nationwide ceasefire, local officials said on Wednesday.

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Accra, June 20, (dpa/GNA) - The Palestinian Authority (PA) government slammed the United States on Wednesday for pulling out of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) after accusing the body of bias against Israel.

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ARUSHA, Tanzania, June 20, (Xinhua/GNA) - Authorities in northern Tanzania are working on ways to get rid of the plague of bats that have invaded the tourist town of Moshi, which is close to Mount Kilimanjaro, an official said Tuesday.

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KAMPALA, June 20, (Xinhua/GNA) - Uganda has declared the next three years, starting this year as the "years of the family," in a move aimed at instilling morals in families as the basic units of society.

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Accra, June 20, (UPI/GNA) - As the Trump administration grapples with pressure to change its "zero tolerance" immigration policy that separates migrant families at the border, a Guatemalan mother has filed a lawsuit to get her 7-year-old son back.

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Kinshasa, D R Congo, June 20, - The Congolese Rugby Federation has launched an innovative experience to attract players to the sport as an extension of the “Get into Rugby” scheme, which has already gained popularity in the country .

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SEOUL, June 20, (Xinhua) - China is expected to play an important role in bringing peace and security to the Korean Peninsula as China is a "key player" in the peninsula issues, South Korea's Foreign Minister, said Wednesday.

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Accra, June 20, (UPI/GNA) - Executive action from the U.S. President erased offshore energy planning burdens, an industry group said, though critics said it was a war on oceans.

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Accra, June 20, GNA - Mr Frank Fuseini Adongo, Deputy Upper East Regional Minister has called on Ghanaians to cultivate the habit of reading to broaden their outlook.

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Accra, June 20, GNA - The Ministry of Inner-City and Zongo Development is undertaking nationwide needs assessment of the various Zongo communities to determine what their priority development needs are for government’s appropriate action.

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Accra, June 20, GNA – One of the accused standing trial over the murder of the Member of Parliament (MP) for Abuakwa North, J.B Danquah-Adu has confessed before an Accra District court that he was contracted to kill the legislator.

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Accra, June 20, GNA - The African Communication Regulation Authorities Network (ACRAN) will consolidate its cooperation and working relations with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

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Accra, June 20, GNA – UMB has held a market forum to engage customers and non-customers in the Central Business District of Accra, as part of activities to create awareness and increase usage of its mobile banking product, UMB SpeedApp.

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Tamale, June 20, GNA - Dr Patrick Bampoe, the Northern Regional HIV/AIDS Coordinator has described HIV/AIDS as a chronic disease but not a death sentence, if managed well.

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Accra, June 20, GNA - Mr Robert Ahomka-Lindsay, a Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, has reiterated government’s commitment to develop the private sector to foster growth and create more employment.

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Koforidua (E/R), June 20, GNA - The MTN, a telecommunications company, has stated its intension to partner with beads makers, kente weavers and gari processors in Eastern and the Volta Regions to teach them how to use ICT to boost their business .

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Accra, June 20, GNA - The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has held a meeting with the various stakeholder groups involved in the operation of the La Pleasure beach resort.

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Accra, June 20, GNA – The usage of emergency contraceptives among ladies is on the increase, compelling most Pharmacy shops to stop selling female condoms, a survey conducted by the Ghana News Agency across some Pharmacy shops in Accra has revealed.

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Accra, June 20, GNA- Government has secured an additional financing of $45 million from the World Bank under the Sustainable Rural Water and Sanitation project to support the poor and vulnerable in household latrine ownership and usage.

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Accra, June 20, GNA - Madam Patricia Appiagyei, the Deputy Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI), has reiterated government’s commitment to invest not less than one per cent of the National Gross Domestic Product (GDP) into Research Development.

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Accra, June 20, GNA - Mr Elvis Adjei-Baah head of Public Relations at the Ministry of Youth and Sports (MoYS), has said his outfit is not aware of any decision by the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF), to strip Ghana of the hosting 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations Championship

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Accra, June 20, GNA - Following the recent uncertainty surrounding Ghana's future in international football, three countries have been asked to be on stand-by to consider hosting the 2018 Africa Women Championship (AWCON).

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Nkwakwanua (Ash), July 20, GNA – Mrs. Magdalene Awusie Rockson, Sekyere East District Director of the Department of Social Welfare, has called for active involvement of community members in the fight against all forms of abuses against children.

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Accra, June 20, GNA- Mr Dennis Amfo-Sefah, Tema West Constituency Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has dismissed the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC)’s attention seeking behaviour in

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Accra, June 20, GNA - Africa’s 2018 World Cup dream is gradually folding up, following disappointing results from North African giants Morocco and Egypt.

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Accra, June 20, GNA - Mr. Stephen Oduro, Managing Director (MD) of SIC Insurance Company Limited, has re-affirmed the company’s commitment to the development of golf in the country.

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Accra, June 20, GNA - Nestlé Ghana Limited has unveiled new set of jerseys for the final games of the ongoing MILO Under- 13 Champions League, June 20-23, at the Paa Joe Park, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi.

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Essikado (WR), June 20, GNA - The Essikado traditional Area on Tuesday launched the 6th edition of Kuntum festival of the chiefs and people of Ahanta and Nzema lands.

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Tema, June 20, GNA - Parents, guardians and teachers have been cautioned against using nicknames for their children’s genital organs instead of their correct names as that prevents them from appreciating their body parts.

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Accra, June 20, GNA – Market sentiments remained bearish for May as the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) - Composite Index failed to find support at the 3,400 levels. The benchmark index closed the May transactions at 3,167.5 points.

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Accra, June 20, GNA - Tullow Ghana Limited (TGL) has provided sponsorship for this year’s Science and Technology Fair as platinum sponsors as part of the 2018 edition of the National Science & Maths Quiz festival (NSMQ).

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Tamale, June 20, GNA – Mr Mohammed Mumuni, Team Leader for SEND GHANA, has called on the media to be the lead advocate for the legislature to pass the Right To Information (RTI) Bill into law.

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Fumesua (Ash), June 20, GNA - The Yam Development Council has reached advanced stage in developing a formal policy framework to sanitize the Ghanaian seed yam industry.

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Kumasi (Ash), July 20, GNA - Ms. Lily Fati Soale, Director of the Social Accountability Unit (SAU) of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLRD) has charged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to design innovative strategies to increase citizens’ involvement and active participation in local governance.

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Accra June 19, GNA – The Police has furnished a District Court in Accra  with the Health report from Ridge Hospital of Dr Dominic Kwame Obeng-Andoh, Proprietor of Obenfo Hospital who is receiving treatment at the facility.

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Accra, June 19, GNA - A science symposium has opened in Accra, to create a platform for advancing discussions on the contribution of climate and environmental services, to reduce the negative impacts of climate change on socio-ecological systems in West Africa.

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Accra, June 19, GNA - Dr James K. Obeng, the President of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA), said the introduction of the Common External Tariffs (CET) was affecting their business operations and they were likely to go out of business.

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Accra, June 19, GNA - A delegation from the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), is expected in Ghana on Thursday, June 21, to discuss the future of football in Ghana after the recent documentary on bribery and corruption in Ghana football.

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Accra, June 19, GNA - A five-member Audit Committee of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), was on Tuesday inaugurated to ensure implementation of recommendations to the Commission.

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Accra, June 19, GNA - Mr Peter Amewu, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, has urged the newly inaugurated board members of the Forest Plantation Development Fund to be united and steer the affairs of the fund.

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Fumesua (Ash), June 19, GNA - The Yam Development Council has reached advanced stage in developing a formal policy framework to sanitise the Ghanaian seed yam industry.

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Accra, June 19, GNA - TTL Income Haven Fund, has posted strong results at its maiden Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Accra, closing the 2017 financial year with an annualised year to date return of 30.37 percent.

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Accra, June 19, GNA - Pharmaceutical giant, Johnson & Johnson has rolled out series of outreach in schools in Accra aimed at creating awareness on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), which seems largely ignored by many.

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Accra, June 19, GNA - The Ghana Tourism Authority in partnership with the African Tourist Partners, South Africa is set to organise the maiden edition of the Women in tourism summit at the Accra International Conference Centre on

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Accra, June 19, GNA - The Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Mrs Catherine Abelema Afeku, has tasked Regional Managers of the Centres for National Culture to initiate innovative programmes that would publicise them positively to the public and make them financially viable.

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Accra, June 19, GNA - The Black Star Line Cooperative Credit Union (BSLCCU) has launched the Marcus Garvey Awards Ball and Banquet, to reward people who embodied the concept of Pan-Africanism and helped to achieve economic strength.

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Ho, June 19, GNA - A total of 340 master craftsmen in the Volta Region are undergoing a competency-based training in selected trade courses under the Ghana TVET Voucher Project (GTVP) with funding from the Ghanaian-German Financial Cooperation.

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Kpetoe (V/R), June 19, GNA - Mr Emmanuel Kofi Nti, Commissioner General, Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), has called on officials of the Authority to help maintain discipline in the various divisions.

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Tamale, June 19, GNA - Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) have been called to do more to engage their citizens by going down to the people instead of holding town hall meetings.

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Tarkwa (W/R), June 18, GNA - The Tarkwa Nsueam Municipality has held a special town hall meeting to offer citizens the opportunity to interact with office bearers to promote participatory governance.

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Enchi (W/R), June 19, GNA - The deplorable structure that serves as a slaughter slab for residents of Enchi in the Aowin Municipality of the Western Region has become a threat to public health.

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Accra, June 19, GNA - The Teranga Lions of Senegal have recorded the first win for an African country at the ongoing Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) World Cup in Russia after beating Poland by 2-1 as Thiago Cionek’s own goal ended the first half in favour of the African country.

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Accra, June 19, GNA - Mrs Justina Marigold Assan, Agona West Municipal Chief Executive, has entreated governments to recognise the importance of Sustainable Development Goal five (SDG 5) in the actualisation of planning for development.