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Julius Debrah, Minister of Local Government and Rural Development

First National Sanitation Day tomorrow

by Efia Akese
A few weeks ago, the Vice President, Kwesi Amissah Arthur, together with two eminent chiefs, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene and Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II, the Okyehene, launched the National Sanitation Day.

‘Dumsor’ booms phone charging business

by Efia Akese
Recharge card vendors in some parts of the capital, especially ‘trotro’ stations and densely populated vicinities are cashing in on the mobile phone…

Can you drink too much milk? Study raises questions

by AFP
PARISDrink lots of milk to strengthen your bones and boost your health, doctors say.
Sun Baohong, Chinese Ambassador to Ghana

China to partner African universities to train professionals

by Joseph Kyei-Boateng
Twenty Chinese universities are to partner universities in Africa for exchange programmes and provide scholarships to help in the training of…
Mr Thomas Aduah Quarcoo

Lecturer wins 2014 Coady Family Award

by Daily Graphic
A Development Consultant with Pro-Link Organisation, Mr Thomas Aduah Quarcoo, has won this year’s Coady Family Global Award for outstanding Community…
Mr Simon K. Davor  congratulating  the five-member management team. Those with him include Mr John Kudalor. Picture: EMMANUEL QUAYE.

Management team to supervise insurance task force inaugurated

by Daily Graphic
A five-member management team to supervise the activities of the national task force for the implementation of the National Compulsory Insurance…
A section of fresh students taking their oath during the ceremony.

Ejura Agricultural College to be upgraded to award diploma certificates

by Emmanuel Baah
The Ejura Agricultural College (EAC) is to be upgraded to award diploma certificates to students, the Ashanti Regional Minister, Dr Samuel Sarpong…

Names of 23 corporate trustees released

by Daily Graphic
The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) has released the list of 23 corporate trustees proposed to manage the second-tier pension of public…
An artist impression of the proposed interchange

Work on Kasoa interchange to start in December

by Naa Lamiley Bentil
Work on the Kasoa interchange, which seeks to ease traffic congestion in the 'mega city', is scheduled to take off in December, this year.
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA), Mr Laud Senanu, speaking at the function yesterday. Looking on are officials of the authority.

Pension funds accrue GH¢2.1bn

by Salomey Appiah
An amount of GHc2.183 billion has accrued since January 2010 from the second-tier pension scheme, the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA)…
Some members of the various unions after the meeting.  Picture: NII MARTEY BOTCHWAY

We’ll withdraw court action if labour calls off strike — Govt

by Caroline Boateng
The government has indicated the willingness to withdraw its suit against the Forum of Public Sector Registered Pension Scheme Workers to pave the…
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Experts review social protection policy

by Rebecca Quaicoe Duho (Mrs)
A process to review the social protection policy of the country has started in Accra. Presently, social protection experts drawn from academia, civil…
Vice-President Amissah-Arthur welcoming Dr Jim Yong Kim, the President of the World Bank Group, to the Flagstaff House Thursday. Picture: EBOW HANSON

World Bank provides $100m for deployment of health workers to Ebola countries

by Sebastian Syme
The World Bank Group has provided an additional $100 million to fill what it describes as a critical gap in the Ebola response funding to speed up…
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UK supports Ebola treatment with £205m

by Kate Baaba Hudson
The United Kingdom has donated £205m to fight Ebola in West Africa. This will facilitate the procurement of 700 Ebola treatment beds, expand training…
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Farmer remanded for stealing

by Ezekiel E. Sottie
A-60-year-old farmer/fisherman, Solomon Dzirasah, has been charged with causing unlawful damage and stealing by the Odumase Krobo Circuit Court.

Starbow not banned — GCAA

by Dominic Moses Awiah
Starbow, a domestic airline, has not been banned from operating in the country, the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has said.

FPSO workers’ strike to cost Ghana oil revenue

by Moses Dotsey Aklorbortu
The strike by workers on the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah is likely to cost Ghana huge sums in oil revenue.
Mr Emile Short

‘Punish wrongdoers in public service’

by Victor Kwawukume
Speakers at the fifth annual Accountability Lectures organised by the Audit Service have called on the government to sanction people found culpable…
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We are not on strike; Says Accountant General’S Dept workers

by Daily Graphic
Workers of the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) have stated that they are not part of the ongoing strike by organised labour.
The late President Michael Sata

President Mahama consoles the People of Zambia

by Isaac Yeboah
President John Mahama has expressed sadness and shock over the death of Zambian President Michael Sata.
One of the groups of software developers being assisted by a mentor

Experts develop software for oil and gas

by Charles Andoh
A team of technology experts and entrepreneurs in hardware and software have met in Accra to develop a software to help oil and gas revenue…

Electricity Company disconnects debtors

by Daily Graphic
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has intensified its ‘operation collect all billed revenue’ it started last week in the Ashanti Region and has…
Dr. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President

World Bank Group President visits Ghana today

by Daily Graphic
The World Bank Group President, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, arrives in Ghana today for meetings with the Vice President, Mr. Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, and other…

Oil and Gas Awards nominations close today

by Daily Graphic
Nominations for the Ghana Oil and Gas Awards (GOGA 2014) that bring together players in the oil and gas industry end today.
Nana Dr Appiah-Kusi Osreman III presenting the Eagle award to former First Lady,Dr Naadu Mills.

Kufuor, Naadu Mills receive awards for contribution to health

by Erasmus Solomon
Three prominent Ghanaians, including former President John Agyekum Kufuor, have been awarded for their contribution towards promoting qualitative…
A woman who claimed to have been healed of blindness at a CFAN crusade,  runs after Rev Daniel Kolenda to show she can see.

What is shakeable in kumasi will be shaken — Bonnke Crusade Director

by Enimil Ashon
The Africa Executive Director for Christ For All Nations (CFAN), the ministry founded 40 years ago by German Evangelist, Rev Reinhard Bonnke, has…
Rawlings and Azumah at the book launch

Azumah's genius put Ghana on world map – Rawlings

by Isaac Yeboah
“Azumah, you are a great blessing to our country” were the concluding remarks in a glowing tribute former President Jerry Rawlings paid boxing legend…
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Allied oil rebrands

by Dominic Moses Awia
Allied Oil Ghana Limited, a private oil marketing company, has held a ceremony in Accra to announce its new name “Allied”.

Mahama to open Business Summit in Oslo (audio)

by Daily Graphic
President John Dramani Mahama will this morning open the 4th Norwegian-African Business Summit 2014 in Oslo, as part of his four-day official visit…
Dignitaries from GGBL, WaterAid and the Education Service  cutting the tape to inaugurate the project. Inset: A group picture of the   disability-friendly male washrooms

Akropong School for the Blind receives water, sanitation equipment

by Daily Graphic
Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), in partnership with WaterAid Ghana (WAG), has inaugurated an integrated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)…

Power cut, rains mar Asikuma Odwira festival

by Gilbert Agbey
Heavy rainfall and irregular power supply last Saturday nearly marred this year’s celebration of the Odwira festival of the chiefs and people of…