Kenya’s Raila Odinga ‘inaugurates’ himself as president

Kenya’s main opposition leader, Raila Odinga, has declared himself the “people’s president” at a controversial “swearing-in” ceremony in the capital. Thousands of his supporters attended the event, despite a government warning that it amounted to treason. The authorities shut down TV stations to prevent live coverage of the event. President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term last […]

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Health Ministry partners Spanish organisation to eliminate Buruli Ulcer, other tropical diseases

A joint project agreement has been signed between the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ghana Health Service (GHS) and Anesvad Foundation, a Spanish Organisation, for the control, elimination and eradication of skin-related tropical diseases. The 5.8 million Euro starter project, would, however, focus on Buruli Ulcer, Leprosy and Yaws, which were still endemic in some seven communities across the country, and […]

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IEA urges more transparency in awarding oil contracts

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has advocated increased disclosure of oil contracts and licenses if the government is to be transparent with Ghanaians on developments in the oil industry. This follows a latest accountability and transparency index (P-TRAC) report which focuses on the management of Ghana’s petroleum resources. The survey assessed the level of transparency by the government in […]

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We have competent and skilled doctors but an ailing system – GMA laments

Deputy General Secretary for the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), Dr. Titus Beyou, has underscored the need for government to invest heavily in the health sector. The move he says will help resolve the challenges confronting the ailing health system in the country. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Rainbow Radio 87.5FM, the medical doctor said, the GMA has consistently argued […]

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We took advantage of Gitmo 2 saga during 2016 campaign period – NPP Vice Chair

Vice Chairman of the Eastern Regional NPP, Nana Fredua Agyeman Ofori-Atta has admitted that the New Patriotic Party capitalized on the emotions of Ghanaians for its campaign when the Mahama-led government accepted the ex-Guantanamo Bay detainees. According to the Vice Chairman who was speaking on TV3’s New Day on Saturday, the NDC dealt poorly with the issue in terms of […]

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