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February 22, 2018 3:02 PM Corruption ranking covered corruption cases under Mahama – Gov’t

The government has explained that Ghana’s poor performance in the 2017 Global Corruption Perception Index took into account corruption cases recorded under the John Mahama administration, which left power in 2016. The government’s Spokesperson on Governance and Legal Affairs, Herbert Krapa, explained that the report was not an indication that the current 107

February 21, 2018 1:18 PM C/R: No cholera cases recorded in 2017 – Regional Health Director

The Central Region in 2017, did not record any cholera case according to the Regional Director of the Ghana Health Services, Dr. Alexis Nang-Beifubah. In the Regional Director’s words, “The Region never recorded any epidemic-prone disease; the Region did not record meningitis, cholera, yellow fever”. The Regional Director made this known in his address 89

February 21, 2018 7:31 AM 500 Ghanaians stranded in Dubai- Gov’t

Government has revealed that some 500 young Ghanaians have been left stranded in Dubai. The 500 were sent to the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates [UAE] by fake recruitment agencies for non existing jobs. The Minister further indicated that government is working closely with the security agencies to arrest owners and managers 100

February 18, 2018 7:48 AM Ashfoam, Rotary Club organise blood donation exercise

The Ashanti Foam Factory Limited (ASHFOAM), Rotary Club of Accra, Dzorwulu, and USDA-Amplifies Ghana have embarked on a blood donation exercise to support the National Blood Service. The donation was geared towards stocking the country’s blood bank to ensure there is sufficient blood to administer to patients during emergency cases. According to the Marketing 79

February 11, 2018 12:20 PM GHS issues Lassa fever alert after 31 die in Nigeria outbreak

The Ghana Health Service has issued an alert to all Regional Directors of Health Services and CEOs of Teaching Hospitals for Lassa Fever. The alert urged the various health institutions to enhance surveillance for Lassa fever and Acute Haemorrhagic Fevers in general. This alert follows the outbreak of the fever in Nigeria which has claimed 31 lives 82

February 3, 2018 7:25 AM Ninety migrants feared drowned off Libyan coast

Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN’s migration agency. Three survivors said most of those who drowned were Pakistani nationals. Libyans were also aboard. Libya has for years been a major transit route for migrants trying to reach southern Europe by sea. EU countries have wrangled over both reducing 62

January 31, 2018 3:54 PM Asokore Mampong MCE announces major boost in health facilities

Chief Executive of the Asokore Mampong Municipal Assembly, Alhaji Alidu Seidu,. has promised to invest in the health sector to improve healthcare delivery for residents in the area. He said health service within the area has expanded in terms quality in the municipality, following the commitment and diligence staff members of the health directorate have attached 353

January 25, 2018 6:53 PM 5 arrested over Lapaz shooting that left police officer dead

The police have arrested five suspects in connection with the killing of a police officer at Lapaz in the Greater Accra Region in daylight robbery incident which occurred in July 2017. One police officer was shot dead, while another was injured by some assailants. The suspects were said to be on a robbery mission in the area, but shot the policemen to prevent 81

January 9, 2018 7:09 AM Somaliland passes first law against rape

For the first time in its history, the self-declared republic of Somaliland has passed a law against rape. In the past, a victim’s family could force them to marry their rapist to avoid being shamed. Somaliland declared itself independent from Somalia in 1991 but is not internationally recognised as a country. There is still no law against rape in Somalia 78

November 2, 2017 6:05 AM Ghc80m saved from NDC’s Ghc500m fertilizer contract – COCOBOD

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, has revealed that the new administration has saved the country some Ghc80 million, following the review of a fertilizer and chemical supplies contract of over GHC500 million, awarded by the John Mahama administration shortly before they left office, after losing the 2016 election 129