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October 2, 2017 2:45 PM We rob and kill for top politicians

It has emerged that some powerful forces in government are helping armed robbers acquire illicit arms and guns. The trade in illicit arms and small guns remains one of the pressing security concern in the country as armed robbers and other offenders are feared to be using these weapons not just to arm themselves against the police but also to cause immense 33

October 2, 2017 2:06 PM Effective media partnership and branding holds key to success of ECA

Dakar, (Senegal), Oct. 2, GNA - The Economic Commission for West Africa (ECA) needs to employ a well-rehearsed media branding and communication strategy for disseminating its flagship programmes, projects and policy interventions to be able to effectively fulfil its mandate. Dr Dimitri Sanga, Director of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa 67

October 2, 2017 12:20 PM AfDB to promote remittances into Africa to boost economic growth

NAIROBI, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- The Africa Development Bank (AfDB) plans to promote remittances into Africa from its diaspora community in order to boost the region's economic growth, an official said on Monday. AfDB Director General of the East Africa Regional Center Gabriel Negatu told Xinhua in Nairobi that it is working with national governments to reforms 53

October 2, 2017 6:10 AM SNV urges government to pay attention to household air pollution

SNV Netherlands Development Organisation has called on all environmental stakeholders to pay more attention to the silent killer of household air pollution; which is affecting women and children especially through the use of traditional and open fire cooking systems. Mr Eric Banye, SNV Country Programme Coordinator in Ghana, said in Ghana over 80 per cent of households 32

October 1, 2017 9:42 PM Ban on small-scale mining will be extended – Amewu

During a tour of some mining sites in the Amenfi East District, Mr. Amewu expressed his displeasure with the state of affairs concerning the protection of the environment, and said he will propose before cabinet an extension of the moratorium. Speaking to the media, he even said President Nana Akufo-Addo “thinks sincerely that a lot more needs to be done and we will all have to look into it.” A concrete 29

October 1, 2017 10:32 AM Photo: Stonebwoy details how his wife was cut in attempt on his life before Ashaiman concert

YEN.com.gh has learnt that Ghanaian dancehall act, Livingstone Etse Satekla, better known by his stage name, Stonebwoy was attacked by some assailants just minutes before going on stage at his "Ashaiman To the World" concert. Stonebwoy, who was the headline act for the show would have missed the event had the attack being successful. The musician took to the social 110

September 30, 2017 7:37 AM I am not a small boy, I have slept with more than 5 "big" women

The saying, big things come in small package may well apply to Kumawood actor, Don Little, who has debunked publick perception that he was a teenager. In an interview with the Accra-based Adom FM, the diminutive Kumawood star stated that he was 20 years-old and not as young as many had thought he was due to his smallish nature. Don Little is known for his "comic" 97

September 30, 2017 12:39 AM ICI empowers cocoa growing communities against child labour

International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) has empowered cocoa growing communities in the New Juaben municipality against worst forms of child labour in the production of cocoa. The new Juaben municipality is one of the major cocoa growing areas in Ghana and in communities such as Asikasu, Mpaem, Basare-Nkwanta, Worampong, Oyoko, Jumapo and Adomponsu, cocoa 36

September 29, 2017 12:06 AM Minister urges students of hygiene to see waste as wealth

Mr Michael Yaw Gyato, the Deputy Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources has urged students of School of Hygiene, Korle-Bu,to be creative and take advantage of waste in the country to create wealth. He said it was imperative for the students to inculcate the habit of entrepreneurial skills in them and diversify their horizon to be productive by recycling 23

September 28, 2017 10:13 AM GFA Backs Kwesi Appiah’s Decision To Axe Ayew Brothers For Uganda Tie

The Ghana FA has backed Kwesi Appiah’s decision to leave out Andre and Jordan Ayew from the country’s squad for their 2018 World Cup qualifier against Uganda. The two super stars were the surprised exclusion from the squad that travels to Kampala to face the cranes on October 7. The brothers played for their English premier League clubs at the weekend 53