Monthly Archives: March 2015

Action Aid launches five-year development Plan

Action Aid Ghana (AAG) has launched a five-year strategic development Plan in the Upper East Region. The Strategic Plan, which is in tandem with the Ghana Strategic Growth Development Agenda (GSGDA), include the promotion of climate resilient sustainable agriculture (CRSA) and facilitating to ensure that more women have access to and control over land and other productive resources. The Strategic ...

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Amidu warns Gbevlo, ‘greedy’ govt agents

Former Attorney General (AG) Martin Amidu has responded to comments made by former National Security Coordinator Larry Gbevlo Lartey, over why Mr Amidu was sacked from his position. The comment which was made on facebook, seems to have infuriated Mr Amidu who in his statement copied to citifmonline.com, chronicled events and reasons to “prove” the former National Security Coordinator does ...

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Afriyie Acquah makes Sampdoria return

Ghana midfielder Afriyie Acquah has returned to the Sampdoria squad for their big clash with Inter Milan in the Italian Serie A today. The 22-year-old could make the trip with his Sampdoria team-mates for their 2-0 away win over AS Roma at the Stadio Olimpico because of suspension. However he has returned to the side and is set to reclaim ...

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ICGC holds 2015 Life Walk

The International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) on Saturday held its annual Life Walk to raise funds to support the treatment of children with cancer at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. Aside raising funds to support a worthy cause, such as the treatment of children with cancer, the Life Walk is also a form of physical exercise for members of the church ...

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GPRTU to provide dustbins in commercial vehicles

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), has launched a programme in Koforidua to provide all its vehicles with dust bins to help improve sanitation in the country. The programme, according to the National Chairman of the GPRTU, Alhaji Yaw Manu, would include distribution of dustbins to every branch of the union across the country, to be placed in all ...

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University graduates lack employment

The British Council has commissioned a three-year study to explore the role universities in Sub-Sahara Africa can play in promoting graduate employability. Dr Eric Daniel Ananga of the Institute of Education Research and Innovation Studies and a lead researcher of the study disclosed this at a symposium held at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. It was on the ...

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I enjoyed every minute – Atsu

Ghana international midfielder Christian Atsu took solace in his own performance despite Everton’s 4-6 aggregate loss to Dynamo Kiev in the Europa League on Thursday, March 19. Roberto Martinez side were soundly thrashed 5-2 in the second leg of the 16th stage tie by the Ukrainian side, but the Black Stars winger maintained he was delighted in his overall output. ...

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Ghanaian cyber security expert to address UN gathering

Ghanaian cyber security expert, Albert Antwi-Boasiako, will join other global cyber security professionals to discuss strategies and measures to regulate and enhance e-commerce in the world. The expert meeting, which is being organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), will take place from March 25 to 27, 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland and will serve as a ...

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NGO Girls Education Initiative supports 13 girls to attend school

Thirteen female students who were on the verge of dropping out of school due to financial constraints have support from a local NGO to pursue their ambition. Girls Education Initiative of Ghana, GEIG, is assisting the under-privileged junior high school students in the Ashanti and Greater Accra Regions up to tertiary level. Fourteen- year old Martha Frimpong of Esreso D/A ...

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China to build $1 billion solar power plant in Ghana

China is to help build a 400-megawatt solar power plant in Ghana aimed at easing the energy crisis. According to the Charge d’Affaires at the Chinese Embassy in Accra, Zhou Youbin, the Chinese Hanergy Group will be at the forefront of the $1-billion project. “China, as a traditional friend and an important development partner over the years, has spared no ...

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