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October 31, 2017 7:34 PM Gender Ministry initiates moves to review Children’s Act

Iddi Yire/Stella Opokuwaa Asare, GNA Accra, Oct 31, GNA – The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has initiated moves to review and amend current legislative framework on Children. Madam Otiko Afisah Djabah, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, said the review would address identified gaps and to also conform to the Child 47

October 31, 2017 3:24 PM Nigeria's Access Bank eschews M&A in Ghana growth strategy

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria’s Access Bank plans to pursue organic growth in Ghana rather than mergers or acquisitions after the central bank raised the minimum capital requirement for lenders in the West African country, its group chief executive said on Tuesday. Ghana’s central bank in September raised the minimum capital required for banks threefold 68

October 31, 2017 8:57 AM Hypocrisy Of Cloth Has Blindfold Koku Anyidoho

It’s upsetting, to hear the NDC and the likes of Koku Anyidoho talk about the subject of security and political vigilante groups and violence in this country in a manner to run the current government down. Clearly you easily note, there is some element of skewedness of the subject in favour of their political interest and identities, based on their biased 78

October 31, 2017 8:50 AM COCOA FARMERS MUST EARN MORE FROM THEIR TOIL

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated the commitment of his government towards ensuring that the country’s farmers reap much greater value from their toil. According to the President, startling statistics have revealed that, with Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire accounting for more than 60% of the world’s cocoa output, the two countries, together 61

October 31, 2017 7:01 AM Child marriage fight compounded by rise in teenage pregnancies in Sissala East

The increase in teenage pregnancies in the Sissala East District of the Upper West Region has become a major concern besides the incidence of child marriages in the district. Teenage pregnancies reported at health facilities in the district increased from 160 cases in 2016 to 201 in 2017, says Mr Alex Bapula, the Sissala East District Director of Health 71

October 31, 2017 1:23 AM Trump Campaign Got Early Word Russia Had Democrats’ Emails

Mr. Papadopoulos repeatedly promoted the idea of a “history making” meeting between Mr. Trump and Vladimir V. Putin, the Russian president. Senior campaign officials, however, said that Mr. Trump should not make the trip and leave it to someone “low level in the campaign so as not to send any signal,’’ according to an email cited in court documents 134

October 31, 2017 1:16 AM Paul Manafort’s ‘lavish lifestyle’ highlighted in indictment

A few years before he became Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, longtime Republican political operative Paul Manafort went on a spending spree with money funneled through a network of offshore bank accounts, a federal indictment unsealed Monday alleges. He bought a $1.5 million brownstone in a trendy New York neighborhood, and a $1.9 million home in Arlington 122

October 31, 2017 12:11 AM Congressional Republicans tiptoe carefully around charges leveled by Mueller

They sidestepped it. They expressed alarm but not outrage. They said Congress should consider taking action. But they cautioned against moving too aggressively. Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s decision to charge three former officials from President Trump’s campaign sparked an array of responses from congressional Republicans Monday. But there 134

October 30, 2017 7:05 PM Kenneth Ashigbey expresses gratitude to NMC

Accra, Oct. 30, GNA - Mr Kenneth Ashigbey, Managing Director, Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL), on Monday expressed gratitude to the National Media Commission (NMC) for giving him the opportunity to serve the Company and mother Ghana. “I wish to wholeheartedly thank the National Media Commission for the opportunity it gave me to serve my country 74

October 30, 2017 12:02 PM Rising consumption of palm oil in Ghana

There has been a rising consumption of palm oil in Ghana, leading to increase in importation of the oil into the country. Palm oil imports into Ghana increased from 163,000 tonnes in 2015 to 203,000 tonnes in 2016, an increase of about 23.9 per cent. Within the first nine months of this year, Malaysian palm oil imports into Ghana totaled 213,000 tonnes 105