Cardiac and communicable diseases surge in mining areas

Cardiac and communicable diseases are reported to be on the rise across communities in the Ashanti Region, where illegal mining has been pronounced. Regional Director of Health, Dr. Alexis Nang-Beifubah, said the massive pollution of air, water bodies and the environment through uncontrolled activities of the miners, was to blame for the disturbing situation. He also complained of a high […]

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Miss Ghana @60 train stops in Koforidua

The search for beautiful and intelligent ladies across the country to represent their regions at this year’s Miss Ghana @ 60 took an interesting turn when the organizers opted for the garden space at Freden Hotel in Koforidua rather than the usual conference rooms. The blend of nature’s appealing scenery and the zeal on the faces of the young ladies […]

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Thermal plants sale: Government didn’t ‘swerve’ VRA staff – Kwaku Kwarteng

A Deputy Finance Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng, has refuted assertions the government blindsided staff of Volta River Authority (VRA) with its advertised the sale of a majority stake in specified thermal plants owned by the VRA. For one, the Minister argued on Eyewitness News that government’s plans were contained in the budget statement which was in the public domain. “The people […]

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Ghana launches radio astronomy observatory

President Nana Akufo-Addo, has launched the Ghana Astronomy Radio Observatory at Kuntunse, and described the development as the beginning of a new era in Ghana’s quest to harness the potentials of Space Science and Technology for the accelerated socio-economic development of our country. This new era, according to President Akufo-Addo, will not only witness the deepening of knowledge and skills development […]

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Ghana now exporting power to La Cote d’Ivoire

Ghana is now exporting electricity to her West African neighbours, La Cote d’Ivoire after just seven months of the Nana Akufo-Addo-led administration, Minister of Information, Mr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, has disclosed. He said the government had managed to stabilise the power supply situation after the country went through about four years of power crisis, which crippled many businesses. “Without power, there […]

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