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October 31, 2017 1:36 PM Operation Vanguard embarks on 233 operations

Kenyasi No 1, (B/A), Oct. 31, GNA - The Operation Vanguard, a joint Military-Police Taskforce set up by the government to enforce the ban on illegal mining activities have embarked on 233 operations since its formation about three months ago. Lieutenant Colonel Dei Hlorse, Operations Officer of the Taskforce announced this at Kenyasi Number One in the Asutifi 91

October 31, 2017 5:15 AM Deputy Minister urges Traditional Authorities to preserve cultural heritage

Mr Frank Fuseini Adongo, the Upper East Deputy Regional Minister has urged the traditional authority in the region to institute measures that will help preserve the cultural heritage of the people. Mr Adongo, who is also the Member of Parliament for Zebilla said when there is a viable preserved culture, it would guide the young generation to live within 54

October 31, 2017 1:05 AM Nomadic herdsmen activities in Ghana: To ban or not to ban?

The clamping down on illegal mining otherwise known in local parlance as “galamsey” [corrupted from gather and sell] remains a watershed moment for many stakeholders of agriculture, environment and water resources in Ghana. All the major drawbacks associated with “galamsey” are likely to be sunk into oblivion in the coming years. Ghana media clarion 105

October 30, 2017 8:04 PM Nordic investments in Ghana to see a boost

Accra, Oct. 30, GNA - Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, says investments from Norway and other Nordic countries into Ghana and Africa will soon see a boost as government continues with its efforts to facilitate investments, trade and partnerships. Dr Bawumia, who was a Guest Speaker at the 2017 Nordic-African Business Association (NABA) in Oslo Norway 120

October 30, 2017 10:51 AM Hot Audio: Ghana not paying $400, 000 to Google yearly; Vokacom CEO insists

The Chief Executive Officer of Vokacom, the company that developed the digital address system, has dismissed claims that government will pay an annual subscription fee of $400,000 to Google for deploying the service on its platform. According to Nana Osei Afrifa, the said amount is rather a part of the contract sum the government paid to Vokacom out of which 91

October 30, 2017 5:04 AM Guinness Ghana adjudged CSR company of the year

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), a leading total beverage business, has been adjudged the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Company of the year at the 7th Ghana CSR Excellence Awards in Accra. The company beat competition from Ghana’s top CSR-aligned companies to win the award; in recognition of its commitment to building thriving communities 53

October 30, 2017 5:00 AM Goil rewards dealers, supervisors and attendants

The Managing Director & Group CEO of GOIL, Mr. Patrick A.K. Akorli has appealed to the Government to quickly pass the local content law to strengthen local businesses in the country. Mr. Akorli made this appeal when he delivered his speech at the GOIL 2016 Dealers & Trade Area Awards ceremony held at the SWISS SPIRIT Alisa Hotel on Friday, October, 27 2017. “We at GOIL believe 122

October 29, 2017 6:23 PM We will entrench macro-economic stability

Accra, Oct. 29, GNA - Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, says though political stability has traditionally been Ghana’s attractive claim as an investment destination, the Nana Akufo-Addo administration is quickly moving beyond that to entrench economic stability as a second pillar. While acknowledging that the country’s record in smooth political transitions 54

October 29, 2017 4:26 PM Gomoa East Assembly collects 73 percent 2017 estimated revenue

Mr Benjamin Kojo Otoo, District Chief Executive of Gomoa East District Assembly has announced that as at September 30,, 2017, the Assembly had mobilised GHC 528,316,86 Ghana Cedis, representing 73.47 percent of the target set for the year. The Gomoa East Assembly had targeted to mobilise GHC 700,000 Ghana Cedis as an internal generated fund(IGF) in its 2017. Addressing 50

October 29, 2017 4:19 PM Cummins Ghana provides Odorgonno SHS water and sanitation facilities

Accra, Oct. 29, GNA – A $145,567-dollar water and sanitation project funded by Cummins Ghana has been inaugurated and handed over to the authorities of the Odorgonno Senior High School in Accra. They are; a 20-seater toilet facility, 20-cubicle washrooms, washing bay and drying area, two drilled and mechanised boreholes, painting of boys and girls dormitories 78