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Work to increase cocoa production, extension staff urged

The Executive Director of the Cocoa Health and Extension Division of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Mr Samuel Amponsah, has urged staff of the unit to work tirelessly to increase cocoa production since the crop is the mainstay of the national economy. He stressed that the government’s determination for Ghana …

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GES enforces ban on corporal punishment

The Ghana Education Service [GES], has asked teachers in both private and public schools who to immediately adopt the Positive Discipline Toolkit together with other sanctions prescribed in appendix 2 of the Head Teachers’ Handbook as measures for correcting pupils and students in schools. GES officially banned all forms of …

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MD of Ghana Airport Company sacked

The Managing Director of the Ghana Airport Company Limited, Mr John Dekyem Attafuah has been sacked, Starrfmonline.com has gathered. Mr. Attafuah was sacked on Wednesday according to his letter which was signed by the Aviation Minister, Joseph Kofi Adda and addressed to The Board Chairman. Starrfmonline.com has also gathered that …

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Killing of Anas’ partner an attack on fight against corruption – GII

Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) has described the attack on Tiger Eye PI’s investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale as a fight against corruption in the country. According to them, the act signals a dangerous twist to the fight against corruption in Ghana which in turns dents the image of Ghana’s growing democracy.  …

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We Are Not Polluting Water Bodies – Panther Mining Company

The General Manager for Panther Mining Company Ltd, in Ampapatia in the Atiwa West District in Eastern Region, Mr George has refuted claims that their activities have polluted the water bodies in the surrounding communities. According to him, the speculations are mere fabricated stories by anti progressive individuals aimed at …

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NPP stalwarts plotting my removal – Tamale MCE

The Metropolitan Chief Executive of Tamale, Iddrisu Musah Superior, has accused some regional and constituency executives of his party of a conspiracy to kick him out of office. His allegation follows hours after he had advised party supporters “not to encourage politicians to steal public funds” but should always demand …

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Mahama expresses concern over inclusion of SHS 2 students in Double Track System

Former President John Dramani Mahama has expressed dismay over the decision by the government to include second-year Senior High School (SHS) students in the double track system. Despite the government’s claim that the double track system was not going to affect second and third-year students, all second-year SHS students are …

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Christmas Gift: Nsutam Chief Shares Food Items Worth ₵6,000 To Widows

The Chief of Akyem Nsutam in the Fanteakwa south district in Eastern Region who doubles as the Chief Executive Officer of Kumakuma Company Ltd, Osabarima Baafi Sarpong Kumakuma has committed his widows mite in ensuring that all the widows and widowers in his community also got food to eat during …

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Access Roads To Cocoa Farms Are Major Challenge – Kwabeng Cocoa Farmers Complain

Cocoa farmers in the Atiwa West District in the Eastern Region are complaining bitterly about the deplorable state of the road access to their cocoa farms. According to them these are the results of illegal mining and small scale mining in the area. In an interview with Radio 1 News, …

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Ghana Beyond Aid Does Not Mean Ghana Will Not Borrow – Road Minister

 The Road minister who doubles as the Member of Parliament for Atiwa West constituency, Hon. Kwame Amoako Atta has disclosed that Ghana beyond aid does not really mean Ghana will not borrow as being purported by the minority and other saboteurs. “Ghana beyond aid does not mean that Ghana will …

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