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October 24, 2017 6:26 AM Health system stressed due to patronage by Ivorian nationals – MCE

Mr Iddrissa Ouattara, the Dormaa Central Municipal Chief Executive, on Monday said that the health system of the Municipality was under stressed due to patronage by Ivorian nationals due to its proximity with Cote d’Ivoire. He said there therefore need to strengthen surveillance at the border due to the cross-border movement for commercial activities 69

October 19, 2017 4:26 PM Gov’t makes agricultural modernization urgent priority – President

Kumasi, Oct 19, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has underlined the government’s determination to pursue aggressive modernization of the nation’s agriculture to substantially increase productivity and reduce food import. He said its agenda for the next four years was to transform agriculture by improving production efficiency and ensuring 41

October 19, 2017 6:07 AM People with disabilities call for more social inclusion

The four groups that form the Ghana Federation of Disabilities Organisations have called for more inclusiveness as a measure of making their lives and living worthwhile. The group made up of the Blind, deaf, special needs and dumb were all not happy about the lack of rehabilitation centres across the Region in particular to give them integrated skills 30

October 13, 2017 11:52 AM Ghana International Bank apologises to Otumfuo over laundering allegations

The Ghana International Bank (GhIB) in the United Kingdom, has formally apologised before a London Employment Tribunal, for stating that at the time the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II gave £350,000 to an executive director of the bank in August 2016, for it to be lodged in his account in the UK, the King was using an expired diplomatic passport. The bank has also apologised 65

October 12, 2017 2:41 AM Otumfuo's diplomatic passport had expired when he gave out £350,000

Mr Arthur was dismissed for allegedly failing to follow anti-money laundering rules and violating security policies, when he collected almost £200,000, as well as $200,000 in US currency in cash from the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, to deposit at the bank. Mr Arthur, who was an executive director of the bank, was also said to have transferred $200,000 on the instructions 80

October 5, 2017 4:23 PM Knowledge of French language can be asset for Ghana – Ambassador

The Ambassador of France to Ghana says knowledge of the French language can be an asset to the country in many ways. Mr Francois Pujolas said knowledge of the French language for a Ghanaian, combined with a French degree, represent a real asset for getting a job in the surrounding French speaking countries, and can contribute to Ghana’s efforts at regional 37

October 3, 2017 8:12 PM Washington DC poised to attract more visitors from Ghana

Accra, Oct. 03, GNA - Washington DC, the American State, which hosts the second largest population of Ghanaians, outside Ghana, is poised to attract more visitors, especially from West Africa, with its partnership South African Airways. The partnership, to promote Destination DC, is an effort to showcase the many attractions that Washington has to offer 43

September 29, 2017 12:30 AM NPA to revoke licences of fuel smugglers

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has said petroleum service providers that sell products meant for export on the local market risk losing their licences, as it intends to “go hard” on the tax evasion practice. The NPA disclosed a couple of weeks ago that it had impounded 15 trucks, containing fuel supposedly meant for export to Mali but were being 48

September 28, 2017 5:23 AM Saudi women allowed to drive in latest reform push by prince

Abdullah Al-shihri and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's surprise decision to grant women the right to drive rattled society in the kingdom on Wednesday, bringing cheers from rights activists and young people and grumbling from others who say they will never let their wives and daughters behind the wheel. It also demonstrated 91

September 24, 2017 6:00 PM Accra Technical University wins cocoa recipe contest

Accra, Sept. 24, GNA - The Accra Technical University emerged winners of the Inter-Technical Universities cocoa recipe contest organised by the Ghana Cocoa Board with support from the Cocoa Processing Company. Takoradi Technical University came second of the six that contested, followed by Ho, Tamale, Koforidua and Sunyani Technical universities 68