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Court to rule on ECG interlocutory injunction case

An Accra High Court is expected to today rule on an interlocutory injunction case file against the government on its plans to cede part of the operations of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to a private entity. A group known as the Coalition Against the Concession of ECG contends that the proposed plan by government is not in the best ...

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Ghana Police develops concept on child friendly policing

The Ghana Police Service (GPS) has developed a curriculum on Child-Friendly Policing, to be taught in all the police training schools across the country as part of efforts to integrate it into the Service. This, it said was to give quality training on children’s rights and protection to enable personnel of the Service handle issues which came before them, as ...

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Nineteen orphanages closed down in Central Region

Nineteen orphanages and children’s homes in the Central Region have been closed down by the Department of Social Welfare (DSW) within the past three months. The institutions, according to the Department were operating below standards and without the appropriate licenses and documentation. Now the Region has only six licensed orphanages and children’s homes with two of such facilities operating in ...

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There are 72 law suits against me – Anas

Anas Aremeyaw Anas says after his investigative work exposing corrupt judges and magistrates there are 72 law suits against him. The investigative journalist, called on the media to play its role as the Fourth Estate of the Realm, by acting as a watchdog to the other arms of government. “We should not just say we are the Fourth Realm without ...

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Association of African Universities hails Ghana

The Association of African Universities (AAU) has hailed Ghana for generously providing it with a new ultramodern two-storey Secretariat building. Professor Etienne Ehouan Ehile, AAU Secretary-General, said Ghana was one of the key countries on the continent which continue to strongly promote the advancement of higher education, which was worth recognizing. He said the new ultramodern AAU Secretariat, located in ...

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ICU-Ghana petitions Trade and Industry Ministry over cement industry

The Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU) Ghana has called on Dr Ekwow Spio Garbrah, the Trade and Industry Minister to take immediate actions to salvage the local cement industry. Mr Solomon Kotei, the General Secretary of the Union, said at a press conference organised in Accra, that the government was pushing the local producers of the commodity into unfair ...

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Health Administrators unhappy with Single Spine Salary Structure

Mr. Albert Aseidu-Ofei, President of the Association of Health Service Administrators says the anomaly in placing subordinate Health Service Administrators higher than their superiors on the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS) is affecting morale. Mr. Aseidu-Ofei said this undermined the managerial responsibilities of Health Service Administrators and weakened their moral authority in the exercise of their supervisory roles in health ...

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