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Accra, Dec. 9, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Sunday left Ghana to Japan for a three-day official visit at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe.

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Accra, Dec. 9, GNA - Mr Goosie Tanoh, a presidential candidate hopeful of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), on Saturday picked the nomination form to officially announce his participation in the Party’s upcoming primaries as nomination closes.

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Accra, Dec. 9, GNA - At the close of the extended deadline for picking of nomination forms, following the intervention of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Council of Elders, eight persons had picked the forms to contest the presidential candidature race.

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Oyibi (GAR), Dec. 9, GNA — Mr Kwame Awuku-Adu, the Managing Director of Delawin Farms Limited, was adjudged the Best Farmer within the Kpone Katamanso Municipal during the Farmers Day Celebration at Appolonia, near Oyibi, in the Greater Accra Region.

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Accra, Dec.08, GNA - The Accra Technical University (ATU), will from January next year, commence training programmes in Drone Technology and 3-D Printing among other courses, Professor Edmund Ameko, the Acting Vice Chancellor, said on Saturday.

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Accra, Dec. 8, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Saturday called on the present generation of Africans to rededicate themselves to the vision of the nationalist leaders, who, six decades ago, envisioned a highly-prosperous Africa with an enhanced quality of life.

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Mamfi-Akuapem(E/R), Dec. 8, GNA - Three companies have been given the nod to construct three factories in the Akuapem North Municipality under the One District One Factory (IDIF) initiate by the Government.

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Peki (V/R), Dec. 8, GNA - Mr Ernest Kodzo Mallet, the District Chief Executive (DCE) of South Dayi in the Volta Region, has asked the youth to take advantage of government’s flagship programmes and the vast arable land in the District to enhance their lots through agriculture.

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Akayonga (U/E), Dec. 8, GNA – Farmers have been urged to adopt modernised agriculture technology and adhere to best practices to achieve sustainable food production and protect the environment.

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Bolgatanga, Dec. 8, GNA - Mr Abdulai Dramani Amaliba and Madam Caroline Akoba have been adjudged the best farmers for the Bolgatanga Municipal and Bolgatanga East District respectively.

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Akpafu-Adorkor (V/R), Dec. 08, GNA - Abla Adade, a 32-year old farmer with disability, from Akpafu-Adorkor in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region, was honoured for her exploits in agriculture in the Municipal Farmers Day celebration on Friday.

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Accra, Dec. 7, GNA - Accra Hearts of Oak Sporting Club Limited, has denied media reports that, the club has signed a deal with Stanbic Bank International, to sponsor the building of 20,000 seater sports stadium, as part of the Pobiman Project.

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Kumasi, Dec. 7. GNA – Mr Sampson Tweneboa Kodua, a 60-year-old farmer was on Friday adjudged the overall best farmer in the Kumasi metropolis, at a ceremony held to commemorate this year’s farmers’ day celebrations at Ohwim-Amanfrom.

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Accra, Dec. 7, GNA – Mr Kweku Awotwe, the Managing Director of Tullow Oil Ghana says beginning next year, the company will start paying dividend to the government.

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Tamale, Dec. 7, GNA - Mr James Obeng Boateng, a 60-year old Farmer from Nkoranza in the Brong Ahafo Region has been crowned the National Best Farmer for 2018.

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Kumasi, Dec. 7, GNA – Mr Adams Bediako Asare, the Director of Africa Operations of the Chartered Institute of Leadership and Governance (CILG) has urged members of the institute to adhere to its professional ethics.

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Accra, Dec. 7, GNA - Ghana on Friday, joined the rest of the world to commemorate this year’s Patient Solidarity Day (PSD) focusing on the theme: “Safe Medication and Healthcare for All”.

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Accra, Dec. 7, GNA- The Trades Union Congress (TUC)–Ghana has intensified awareness on Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) to create and sustain workers’ knowledge on the disease.

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Accra, Dec. 7, GNA- The Foods and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Friday extended its education on the harmful effects of tobacco and tramadol usage to the La Pleasure Beach Resort to discourage the youth from abusing drug substances.

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Bawku (U/E) Dec. 6, GNA-Madam Paulina Patience Abayage, the Upper East Regional Minister has presented ten crutches to the Bawku Presbyterian hospital to support health delivery and people with walking difficulties.

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Nyakrom (C/R), Dec. 7, GNA - The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection would re-launch HIV and AIDS awareness programme in the Central Region to involve the youth to spread the message of the dangers of the disease to the people.

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Kumasi, Dec. 7, GNA – The College of Arts and Built Environment (CABE) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has received three Hundred Bags of Cement from CiMAF Ghana Limited, a Moroccan cement producing company in Ghana.

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Tamale, Dec 07, GNA – DM-SALT Creative Writing Consultancy, a Tamale-based theatre arts enterprise, has held a stage drama in Tamale, as part of its plans of impacting society and uniting families.

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Nsaba (C/R), Dec. 7, GNA – The government has granted Nsaba Presbyterian Senior High School (NSASS), a model school status, under the Secondary Education Improvement Project.

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Appollo (WR), Dec. 7, GNA - A two day policy dialogue on Petroleum sector governance has been held at Takoradi to mainstream resource governance at the sub national level and bridge the gap between maximizing petroleum revenues and ensuring environmental sustainability.

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Accra, Dec 07, GNA - Mr Charles Ayamdoo, the Director of Anti-Corruption, Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has called on government to consider making illicit enrichment as an offence to prevent acquisition of wealth by both public and private officials.

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Old Ningo (GAR), GNA - The Ningo-Prampram District Assembly (NIPDA) on Friday awarded nine persons and one organization for their outstanding contribution to agriculture in the District as Ghanaians commemorate Farmers Day nationwide.

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Bawku (U/E) Dec. 7, GNA- The Chiefs and People of the Bawku traditional area have reiterated their support for government’s policies, to promote the socio-economic lives of the people in the area.

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Cape Coast, Dec.7, GNA - The Government’s vision to automate all state institutions was given a major boost with the distribution of 32 computers to 16 of the 33 selected Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies participating in the Tax Revenue for Economic Enhancement (TREE) project.

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Cape Coast, Dec. 07, GNA – Irate Fishermen along the coast of Cape Coast have called on government to as a matter of urgency increase the supply of premix fuel to the area to enable them stay in business.

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Accra, Dec. 7, GNA - The 37 Military Hospital Nurses and Midwifery Training College has admitted 250 students for its 2018/2019 academic year to offer Diploma in Midwifery and General Nursing programmes and has graduated 156.

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Agona Swedru (C/R), Dec. 7, GNA – Mrs Mercy Juliet Asante, the Chief Executive Officer of the Truth And Mercy Company Limited, has called on holders of the National Health Insurance ID cards to ensure timely renewal to avoid disappointment during emergencies.

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Winneba (C/R), Dec. 7, GNA – Mr Samuel Kobina Caulley, a retired civil servant, has appealed to the government to ensure the early completion of road works on the Gomoa-Buduburam-Kasoa stretch of the Accra-Cape Coast Highway.

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Accra, Dec. 7, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday described Ghanaian political great, Chief Simon Diedong Dombo, as the unsung hero of the three founders of the Danquah/Dombo/Busia political tradition, whose principled life ought be emulated by the current generation of leaders.

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Katowice, Poland, Dec 07, GNA - The German Government has pledged to commit new funding of €1.5 billion to support the implementation of the Paris Agreement and global efforts at tackling climate change.

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Tamale, Dec 07, GNA – Alhaji Abdul Razak Saani, Northern Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has urged both the public and private institutions to work together to fight corruption to improve their operations.

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Takoradi, Dec. 7, GNA – The Jubilee Partners operators of the deepwater development Programme, has organize a seven-day training for transport organizations, unions and driving schools as a stop gap in controlling carnages on Ghanaian roads and improving safety as well.

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Cargill’s 2022 roadmap for Ghana includes 80,000 farmers receiving capacity building support and facilitated access to inputs through its Farmer Field Schools and the provision of one million new cocoa seedlings for rehabilitation of old farms and 200,000 shade tree seedlings to protect cocoa trees and improve biodiversity

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“We of the Global Evangelical Church would never lower our standards to preach to please people. We would never allow fleshly desires to influence us as a church. The GEC would remain a unique church that would continue to teach our members the absolute truth, in the face of fallen stands within the Christian fraternity.”

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The programme is specifically targeting Zongo women for training and boosting their capacities in preparing these foods as well as rebranding them to create job opportunities. Their outlook will be enhanced with nice packaging to attract more consumers and possibly have them in super markets.

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Wa, Dec. 7, GNA – The youth in Upper West and a cross section of stakeholders have conducted an engagement forum to review the 2010 national youth policy, to address emerging problems affecting the youth in order to reflect current demands.

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Accra, Dec. 7, GNA - The campaign team of Mr Goosie Tanoh, Presidential candidate hopeful of the National Democratic Congress is expected to pick up a nomination form for him on Saturday.

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Accra, Dec. 7, GNA – StillWaters Technologies Incorporated of the United States in collaboration with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has rolled out environmental safety training for fuel attendants across the country.

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Wa, Dec. 7, GNA – Directors in Ghana’s agricultural sector in the Upper West Region have received training on Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) techniques to help farmers work around climate change activities that will reduce greenhouse effect ignition.

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Katowice, Poland, Dec. 07, GNA – Dr. Anthony Nyong, Division Manager, Environment and Social Protection, African Development Bank (AfDB), has called for sustained and increased funding to aid the implementation of climate change actions in the continent.

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Tamale, Dec 07, GNA - National Farmers and Fishermen Award Winners Association of Ghana (NFFAWAG), has called for agricultural mechanization in the country to ensure increased production for food security and improved incomes for farmers.

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Accra, Dec. 07, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given thumps up to the nation’s farmers and fishermen for their significant contribution to Ghana’s economy, assuring them of his government’s continued support and solidarity.

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Accra, Dec. 6, GNA – The Catholic Standard Newspaper has celebrated its 80th Anniversary in Accra to appreciate and reward its promoters, subscribers and staff for their immense contribution towards the sustainability of the paper.

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Accra, Dec.6, GNA - The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) is piloting an energy efficiency project in 30 schools in the Greater Accra, Ashanti and Northern regions to influence a change in behaviour towards energy efficiency and conversation at the pre-tertiary level.

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Winneba (C/R), Dec. 6, GNA – Mr Alexander Afenyo Markin, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Effutu has supported 55 members of the Winneba Chapter of the Ghana Association of Visual Artists (GAVA) with GH¢500.00 each to expand their businesses.

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Saviefe - Gborgame (V/R), Dec. 6, GNA - Mr Francis Asong, a member of the coalition on the Right To Information (RTI) bill, has said Ghana would experience unprecedented development when the bill was passed into law.

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Accra, Dec. 6, GNA - Mr John Peter Amewu, Minister of Energy has laid before Parliament the renegotiated AMERI deal, which he says, had enhanced terms over the original agreement signed by the NDC administration.

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Accra, Dec. 6, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday said his administration's work had put Ghana's progress on a forward motion, which would translate into more votes for his government in the 2020 election.

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Accra, Dec. 6, GNA - Mr Collins Ntim, the Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, has said government would continue to support the agricultural sector with the implementation of several programmes and interventions envisaged to address emerging concerns.

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Accra, Dec. 6, GNA - Master Benny Fenny, a student of the St Peter’s Senior High School who emerged the proud winner in this year’s National Science and Mathematics Quiz, has been presented with his scholarship by the Accra College of Medicine.

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Kumasi, Dec. 6, GNA - Mr Erasmus Asamoah-Cudjoe, Ashanti Regional Director of the Universal Concept of Mental Arithmetic System (UCMAS), a numerical literacy programme, has called on education stakeholders to take a second look at the study of mathematics.

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Kumasi, Dec. 6. GNA - Madam Heather-Ann Cameron, the Canadian High Commissioner to Ghana, has called on journalists and media practitioners to use their medium to educate and create the needed awareness on issues affecting women and the girl-child in society.

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Alavanyo (V/R), Dec. 6, GNA - The Alavanyo enclave in the Hohoe Municipality of the Volta Region has been selected for development into a tourism centre, Mr Teddy Ofori, Hohoe Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has said.