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Gov’t Of Ghana Urged To Press On Fight Against Illegal Mining

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The Methodist Church, Ghana, has urged the Government to muster the political will to fight the illegal mining menace, popularly referred to as galamsey. The...
Prof Kwabena Frimpong Boateng

Frimpong-Boateng Commends Media For Fight Against Galamsey

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has declared support for the National Red Friday Crusade against Galamsey. The crusade, being...
Wpid Galamsey

Ghana Gov’t Asked To Remain Resolute In Fight Against Galamsey

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Professor Joshua Adebisi Omotosho, a visiting lecturer from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria, has urged the Government not to succumb to pressure but remain...

Galamsey Operators in Western Region Suspend Their Activities

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Some galamsey operators in four districts of the Western region have pledge to suspend their activities in support of government’s fight to end the...

Govt Outdoors New Program Aimed At Regularising Galamsey

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Government has launched a new project aimed at curbing illegal mining activities in the country at least within the next five years.To this end,...
Illegal mining involving Ghanaians and Chinese is ongoing at Obuasi

Water Production In Sekondi/Takoradi Under Serious Threat

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The inordinate ambitions of illegal miners to dig for gold in water bodies within the Sekondi/Takoradi Metropolis continued to be a major challenge in...

Police in Eastern Region in Control of Fulani Menace

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The Eastern regional Police commander, DCOP Peterkin Yentumi Gyinae, says the police administration is in control of the Fulani Menace in the region. According to...

How divergent doctrines are affecting Christendom

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The Christian faith is interspersed with denominations, sects and branches. It has become this way as a result of the proliferation of divergent doctrines...

Indians run out of patience as banks & ATMs run out of cash, post-demonetisation

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Long queues of people stayed outside banks and automated teller machines (ATMs) for depositing as well as swapping with new notes the scrapped notes...

Nigeria’s restive NE state may declare emergency on drug abuse

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Illicit drug abuse among the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state was becoming alarming, Kaka Shehu, the State Commissioner for Justice told reporters...
Gas Cylinders

Ghana distributes LPG cylinders in attempt to tackle climate change

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To date, it said 60,000 cylinders had been distributed to rural households throughout the country. According to the release, the program is...
Giving Youth In Africa The Opportunity

Deputy Minister unhappy about increase in social vices

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Mr. Adjei was speaking at the opening of the 2016 Sunyani Diocesan four-day prayer conference of the Methodist Youth Fellowship (MYF), attended by more...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Tanzania’s anti-poaching drive hailed

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Jim Nyamu visited three East African countries including Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda to educate communities living near wildlife sanctuaries on the negative impact of...
galamsey

Government urged renew pledge against galamsey

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The Union said the practice currently threatens the survival and existence of vibrant mining industries. Mr Prince William Ankrah, General Secretary of the Union, described...
Wpid Plastic Waste

Lagos: Plastic Litter, Human Waste and the dangers of poor sanitation

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“Lagosians litter the waterways with empty plastic bottles, nylon and various kinds of filth. Another practice is open defecation on the waterways, littering it...
drugs

International Day Against Drug Abuse Marked in Upper East

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Mr Albert Abongo, the Upper East Regional Minister, who made the call in Bolgatanga, expressed concern about the upsurge of drug and alcohol addiction...
drugs

Upper East Marks International Day against Drug Abuse

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The Upper East Regional Minister, Mr Albert Abongo, who made the call in Bolgatanga during the event, expressed concern about the upsurge...
Tanzania

Bats become a menace to villagers in eastern Tanzania

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Bats which perform the vital ecological roles of pollinating flowers, and controlling pests, but now have become a menace in eastern Tanzania's region of...

The Open Defecation Menace In Ghana

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Many Members of Parliament (MP) and aspirants at primaries prior to the 2016 elections and in past elections pledged various projects and interventions to...

Ghana can consolidate its gains on TB eradication – WHO

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WHO maintains that the difficulty in MDR-TB case finding and management pose a threat to the gains the country has made in addressing TB. “Therefore,...
Unsafe abortion global and regional estimates of incidence of unsafe abortion and associated mortality in 2008.

Addressing the reality of the Abortion menace

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The societal pressures that force millions of women to do so are many, ranging from poverty to religion. Whether abortion is good or bad...
Terrorism suspect Khalid Mohammed Ali

E. African leaders vow to fight terrorism

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In their communique released on Wednesday at the summit, regional leaders described what happened to Kenyan soldiers as a regional problem and not a...
childhood cancer

Yes! I Can, We Can Fight Childhood Cancer

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‘We can. I can.’ That is the tagline for the 2016 World Cancer Day on 4 February. Marking the 10th anniversary of the global...

West Asked to Approach terrorism issue devoid of pride and prejudice

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by Xinhua writer Chen Shilei From the Charlie Hebdo attack to the Paris terror attacks, the past year witnessed a rising trend of terror...

Ghana placed second in 2014 Cholera ranking

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With 28,944 cases and 247 deaths, Ghana followed Nigeria which took the lead with 35,946 cases and 755 deaths; while with two cases and...
Dr. Alfred Sugri Tia

CSOs tasked to discuss illegal mining

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Dr Alfred Sugri Tia, Deputy Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI) who made the call also tasked CSOs to deliberate the issue...

Kenya’s cattle rustling menace leaves families shattered

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by Robert Manyara The thorny shrubs path foot leads to Keekunyuk village, a remote village in southwest of Turkana County in northwest Kenya. For...

Tackling Dumsor Menace: President Storms Akosombo Dam

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Government of Ghana has assured citizens that the problem of the erratic power outages, popularly known as 'Dumdor' will be a thing of the...

Unreasonable situation within Kwara state civil service

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Bukola-Saraki By Abdulrazaq O Hamzat Distinguish Senator Bukola Saraki, Sir, permit me to greet you like your loyal supporters do, ??Sai leader??. Before I proceed sir, let me...
Martin Amidu

Martin Amidu jabs Mahama

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Former Attorney General (A-G) and Minister of Justice, Martin Alamisi Benz-Kaiser Amidu, has questioned President Mahama?s commitment and ability to fight the trade in...