Over 2,000 children die from AIDS in 2007 - NACP

Posted by GNA on 2:03 pm at 2:03 pm
Child dying of AIDS
Child dying of AIDS

The National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) has estimated that 2,333 children under-15 died of AIDS-related diseases in 2007.

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Ghana Association of Bankers announces cedi exchange rates

Posted by Samuel Ampah on 2:00 pm at 2:00 pm

Following are the average inter-bank exchange rate of the dollar and derived rates for the major currencies against the cedi as issued by the Ghana Association of Bankers on Monday, June 30, 2008.

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Christians told to pray for peace to prevail at Bawku

Posted by GNA on 1:59 pm at 1:59 pm

The Reverend Erasmus Mensah Laryea, Minister in-charge of the Bohyen Presbyterian Church, has urged Christians to pray fervently for peace to prevail at Bawku and other conflict zones in the country.
He also urged feuding factions in these areas to bury their differences and be tolerant of each other since no meaningful development could take place [...]

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Teachers introduced to new teaching concept

Posted by Samuel Ampah on 1:57 pm at 1:57 pm

A four-day training of trainers workshop on multi-grade teaching for 230 District Teacher Support Teams and Circuit Supervisors drawn from Eastern, Central and Upper West regions has ended at Kumasi St. Louis Training College on Thursday.
The workshop was organized by the Teacher Education Division of Ghana Education Service with financial [...]

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NDC supporters urged to reject gifts from other parties

Posted by GNA on 1:54 pm at 1:54 pm

Mr Joseph Boure Salifu, the National Democratic Congress (NDC)’s Constituency Secretary for Asawasi in Kumasi, has appealed to party supporters and activists to be vigilant and reject any form of inducement from other political parties to vote for them.
He said the New Patriotic Party (NPP) despite failure to deliver on its campaign promises, was [...]

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A shame for Ghana if fewer women get elected - MP

Posted by GNA on 1:53 pm at 1:53 pm

It would be a shame if the next Parliament sees a reduction in the number of women elected, a top legislator has said.
Mr Kwabena Okerchiri, Majority Chief Whip, said it would be an embarrassment for Ghana’s legislature, if fewer women get elected to Parliament because of current trends.
The Member of Parliament (MP) was speaking at [...]

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District Assemblies; others to fix rates for telecom operators

Posted by GNA on 1:51 pm at 1:51 pm

Rates for telecom service providers’ business, will be determined by District Assemblies with approval from the National Communication Authority (NCA), Minister of Communication, Benjamin Aggrey has said.
Similarly, he said, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission and the Ghana Civil Aviation Authority shall in consultation with the NCA determine the rate to be [...]

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Doctors on strike at 37, Ridge hospitals

Posted by Contributor on 1:49 pm at 1:49 pm

Junior doctors at the Ridge and 37 Military hospitals in Accra, are today laying down their tools until their salaries, outstanding for eight months, are fully paid.
A meeting Monday morning with the Health Minister and other health authorities aimed at resolving the issue, ended in a stalemate.
Representatives of the Junior Doctors at the meeting told [...]

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