EPA introduces new standards

EPA introduces new standards

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designed new environmental quality standards in line with international protocols to ensure consumer safety and public health.According to the Head of Environmental Quality Department of the EPA, Emmanuel Appoh, the said document is a

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Replacement of Voter ID card begins tomorrow – EC

Replacement of Voter ID card begins tomorrow – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana has announced that it would resume issuance of lost Voter ID cards to qualified Ghanaians from Thursday, 8 August 2019.The exercise will take place at all district offices of the EC located across the

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Ghana Card: Volta NDC raises red flag

Ghana Card: Volta NDC raises red flag

Residents in the Volta Region are faced with several difficulties in their quest to get enrolled on to the Ghana card programme.More than three weeks since the exercise began in the region numerous challenges including network problems, frequent breakdown of

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Gov’t not doing enough to seek Justice for 44 Ghanaians killed in The Gambia – ACILA

Gov’t not doing enough to seek Justice for 44 Ghanaians killed in The Gambia – ACILA

The Africa Center for International Law and Accountability (ACILA) says government is not doing enough to seek justice for the 44 Ghanaians who were murdered on the orders of Yahya Jammeh, ex-president of The Gambia, in 2005. ACILA’s Executive Director,

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Forestry Commission disputes BBC report on rosewood trade

Forestry Commission disputes BBC report on rosewood trade

Ghana’s Forestry Commission has disputed a BBC documentary on the trade of Rosewood in the West African country. A statement from the commission highlighted several aspects of a documentary by the English media giant and suggested that the said claims

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220 Ghanaian doctors head home from Cuba after completing medical course

220 Ghanaian doctors head home from Cuba after completing medical course

About 220 Ghanaian medical students have successfully graduated in Cuba after a six-year programme in medicine. The medical doctors are due to return home this month to offer their services to the country’s health sector. The Minister of Foreign Affairs

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Menzgold CEO to address expectant customers after ‘needed rest’

Menzgold CEO to address expectant customers after ‘needed rest’

Customers of defunct gold dealership Menzgold have been assured that they will soon hear from the embattled Chief Executive Officer of the company following his release from police custody.  Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the company, Nii Armah Armatefio said

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Texas police apologise for horseback officers leading black man by rope

Texas police apologise for horseback officers leading black man by rope

Texas police have apologised after an image of two white officers on horseback leading a handcuffed black man by a rope caused an outcry online. Galveston Police Chief Vernon Hale said on Monday the technique was acceptable in some scenarios,

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127 parcels of suspected marijuana busted at Ghana-Togo border

127 parcels of suspected marijuana busted at Ghana-Togo border

 Deputy Commissioner of Immigration Mr Nantuo (middle) and other GIS and police personnel standing by the seized items Personnel of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) at the Akanu border post, near Dzodze, last Thursday seized 127 parcels of dried leaves

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Man fined GH¢8,400 for hitting girlfriend with a mallet

Man fined GH¢8,400 for hitting girlfriend with a mallet

Mr Oppong Kofi Sarpong, a tiler, has been ordered by the Accra Circuit Court “6” to pay a fine of GH¢8,400.00 in default serve five years imprisonment. The convict will in addition, pay all the medical bills of Ms Sarah

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