Tuesday, 22 August 2017

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57 Suspected illegal miners remanded

Fifty-seven persons of Agye Pepo, near Aboso in the Prestea Huni/Valley District and Pasay-Top, a popular mining site in the Tarkwa Nsueam Municipality, have been remanded by the Tarkwa Circuit Court for engaging in illegal mining.

GBA calls for establishment of Regional Police Committees

The Ghana Bar Association (GBA) has called for the urgent establishment of the Regional Police Committees as enshrined in the 1992 Constitution.

Need to cut down on 90% donor funding for WASH

IN order for Ghana to achieve the ambitious target of universal access to water and sanitation by 2025, there is the need to cut down on donor funding for the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector.

Tullow Oil partners Technip FMC Ghana to assist two social institutions

From Zambaga Rufai SAMINU, Egyam

TWO social institutions in the Western Region, Egyam Children's Home and Twin City Special School have been supported financially by Technip FMC and its partner, Tullow Oil Ghana Limited.

MCE orders arrest of pupils playing truancy in oil city

From Zambaga Rufai SAMINU, Takoradi

THE Metropolitan Chief Executive of the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA), Anthony K.K. Sam, has ordered for the arrest of pupils playing truancy in the oil city.

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Stars show off safety in new British Airways video

A team of top celebrities, including Gordon Ramsay, Rob Brydon, Sir Ian McKellen and Thandie Newton, make appearances in British Airways’ entertaining new pre-flight safety video, which launches in September.

Exports: Free Zones bag $30.9bn

-In 2 decades and employs 30,357 workers currently

By Elvis DARKO, Accra
AVAILABLE data reveal that companies operating under the Ghana Free Zones Board (GFZB) have generated a total of $30.9 billion from exports as of the end of 2016 since the programme started in 1996.

Govt must scale up HIV/AIDS funding

The government has been asked to scale up its funding of HIV/AIDS prevention programmes to sustain the fight against the spread of the infection.

Varsities told to maintain old fees for now

The National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) has directed the management of public institutions to maintain the 2016/2017 academic year fees and charges while parliamentary approval is sought for any adjustments for this academic year.