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October 27, 2017 2:17 PM VRA Board Chair criticises PURC for doing "poor job"

The Volta River Authority (VRA) Board Chairman says the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has been incompetent in the discharge of its duties. Kweku Andoh Awotwi said the Commission has not been able to roll out an electricity tariff regime that is fair across the country. Speaking at a public lecture organized by the Ghana@60 Committee Thursday 50

October 27, 2017 2:08 PM There is no plastic rice in Ghana – FDA reiterates

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline | Abubakar Ibrahim The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) in Kumasi says the public should disregard reports of the existence of plastic rice on the market in the Ashanti Region or anywhere else in the country. Nora Narkie Teye-Larbie, a Principal Regulatory officer said the Authority is not disturbed with such rumours noting that so far there 91

October 27, 2017 6:17 AM Gregory Afoko Responsible For Mahama’s Death – Witness

Another prosecution witness in the trial involving the murder of Adams Mahama, former Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has told the court that Gregory Afoko was responsible for the late Mahama’s death. According to Tofic Mutala, who is the fourth prosecution witness in the case, while on his sick bed at the hospital, Mahama 89

October 27, 2017 6:05 AM US Ambassador satisfied with Ghana’s progress in curbing child labour

Mr Robert P. Jackson, the Ambassador of the United States of America (USA) to Ghana, said he was satisfied with the progress being made so far by the government, to curb the incidence of Child Labour and Human Trafficking. Mr Jackson stated at a press conference at the conclusion of the First Annual US-Ghana Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership 92

October 27, 2017 4:41 AM GAMA-SWP extends hand-washing to churches

The Greater Accra Metropolitan Area – Sanitation and Water project (GAMA-SWP) has embarked on training in hand-washing in some churches in Accra to promote hygiene among the people. The training which is being held in 55 churches across the 11 selected metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs) of the GAMA-SWP operational areas forms part of the observation 105

October 26, 2017 7:51 AM Shooting, tear gas, bonfires mar Kenya election re-run

KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan police clashed with opposition supporters where burning barricades and gangs of youths prevented voting in some towns in an election re-run, seeking to challenge the credibility of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s expected victory. In the western city of Kisumu, stone-throwing youths heeding opposition leader Raila Odinga’s 141

October 26, 2017 4:20 AM Urban rush – of migration and food security

Migration, as a growing phenomenon, is a critical determinant in shaping global economic, political and social policies. And while migration has been a source of economic and cultural benefits, the recent global trends are indicative of the travesties faced by populations, who migrate due to lack of food security and conflict. A large share of migrants 136

October 25, 2017 8:48 PM US business giants Paris Agreement message to Trump: 'We are still in'

Private sector anger over President Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement and scrap Obama-era climate policies continues to grow as nations prepare to gather in Germany next month for the latest round of UN climate talks. As countries prepare their delegations for the climate talks in Bonn, the 'We Are Still In' coalition of businesses 127

October 25, 2017 4:41 PM Education in Sindh suffers due to poor sanitation

KARACHI : The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report, released today, highlighted the government’s apparent failure to provide high-quality education in Pakistan. Lack of sanitation, level of teachers’ salaries, low levels of spending on education and lack of regulations of health 150

October 25, 2017 2:57 PM Morocco extends its business activities to West Africa

Accra, Oct 25, GNA - In a bid to broaden their business activities and form more partnerships in the African continent and beyond, Moroccan businesses have embarked on a vigorous drive across the African Sub-Regions. In Ghana on Monday, a business delegation made up of 80 businesses held a day’s forum with their Ghanaian counterparts on the theme: “Africa 101