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October 21, 2017 7:14 AM Aden Duale: With the poll boycott, Raila’s political career could end prematurely

The curtains look like they are finally falling on Raila Amolo Odinga’s political career. By boycotting the elections, he is simply saying he has thrown in the towel. There were really limited options after the August 8 General Election. There may have been mistakes here and there in the process of transmitting results. The electoral commission is not infallible 105

October 21, 2017 2:50 AM Africapitalism And Amazing Tony Elumelu

And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM -Afrocentric entrepreneurship aimed at stimulating economic growth towards the elimination of poverty in the continent of Africa. The banker turned entrepreneur through his HEIRS holding-a diversified conglomerate, has in the past three years been leveraging on his philanthropic 176

October 20, 2017 7:08 PM Stakeholders call on Government to focus on Kindergarten Education as well

Bongo (U/E), Oct 20, GNA - Stakeholders drawn from the education sector and civil society organizations have called on Government to prioritize Public School Kindergarten Education to help arrest the decreasing standards of education in the country. The stakeholders made up of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), the Ghana National 42

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 49

October 19, 2017 3:01 PM ‘Stop Downplaying WASH Issues’

Minister of Water and Sanitation, Mr Joseph Kofi Adda has appealed to Ghanaians to stop downplaying the important role hygiene plays in preventing perennial outbreaks of cholera. In a speech read on his behalf by the Chief Director of his outfit, Mr Joseph Obeng Poku at the Church of Christ Auditorium in Accra on the commemoration of 2017 Global Hand Washing 64

October 19, 2017 12:20 PM Expert advocates sack-farming technology to save forest loss

Assin-Fosu (C/R), Oct. 19, GNA - Mr Isaac Manu, an Agric Investment Consultant and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ikhman Consult, has advised Ghanaians to accept sack-farming as the latest technologically inclined method of farming that protects, preserve and reduce loss of forest cover and soil fertility. Sack-farming is a super modern agricultural 83

October 19, 2017 12:14 PM President launches infrastructural development programme

Ejura (Ash), Oct. 19, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched the Infrastructure for Poverty and Eradication Programme (IPEP) at a ceremony at Ejura in the Ashanti Region to support the government's priority Initiatives for sustainable socio-economic development. These include the "One District, One Factory", "One Village, One Dam", "Agricultural 43

October 18, 2017 12:52 PM Nana Addo launches Ghana’s Digital Property Address System

The National Digital Property Addressing System, also known as the Ghana Post GPS, has been launched with President Nana Akufo-Addo urging Ghanaians from various sectors to take advantage of it. Speaking at the launch, President Akufo-Addo expressed the hope that this new address database will create an avenue for new businesses, and aid systematic revenue 41

October 17, 2017 10:32 AM School children lining up to greet presidents no big deal

For those of us who say the queuing of school pupils on the streets to welcome presidents is wrong and just a waste of time may have to think again because the Ghana Education Service (GES) says it finds nothing wrong with this trend. YEN.com.gh had earlier reported how some students in Accra had lined up at a filling station in Accra waiting on both presidents 38

October 16, 2017 8:43 AM Former Ashanti Regional Minister, Opoku-Manu laid to rest

Source: Ghana I Nhyira FM I Ohemeng Tawiah Politicians and other mourners besieged the Ashanti Region town of Konongo at the week-end to bid farewell to a former Regional Minister, Kofi Opoku-Manu. The long-serving Chief Director at the Ministry of Finance passed on in Accra at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital on August 1, 2017, after a short illness 139