Lab technicians begin nationwide strike today

The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) has served notice that it will embark on a strike starting Monday, May 28, 2018. They will withdraw services like blood transfusion and surveillance support. This, according to the Association, is a strategy to have their challenges acknowledged by medical superintendents and directors, to ensure that citizen benefit from an effective health care system. […]

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Government poised to fix economy – Kwaku Kwarteng

A Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr Kwaku Kwarteng, has reiterated the government’s commitment to build a stable economy with strong macro-economic fundamentals that offer long-term stability and protect the value of financial assets in the country. He named some measures being taken to achieve that objective as deficit reduction, creation of fiscal space and gradual reduction of inflation. “The government […]

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A former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mrs Betty Mould Iddrisu, has stated that Mr Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, the second deputy Speaker of Parliament, is a presidential material. Mrs. Betty Mould Iddrisu, who is a national Vice Chairperson of the opposition National Democratic Congress, said Mr Bagbin is a seasoned lawyer with vast experience in governance and politics. This […]

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Drug dealer jailed 10 years in Tarkwa

A Tarkwa Circuit court has sentenced a drug dealer, Iddrisu Yobi, to 10 years imprisonment for possessing cannabis sativa (Indian hemp) weighing 902.59 grammes without authority. He pleaded guilty to the charge of possessing narcotic drug without authority. Prosecuting Police Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Juliana Essel-Dadzie told the court, presided over by Mr Emmanuel Bart-Plange Brew, that the complainant […]

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