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Ivor Greenstreet: CPP not a historical society

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Newly elected flagbearer of the Convention Peoples’Party (CPP), Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, has promised to put the interest of party supporters above its internal problems and ensure unity. He said this while deliver a short acceptance speech Saturday at the International Trade Fair Centre in Accra, where a national delegates’ conference ...

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UK ‘world’s worst’ at breastfeeding

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Rates of breastfeeding in the UK are the lowest in the world, an international study shows. The data, published in the Lancet, shows that only one in 200 women – or 0.5% – is still doing any degree of breastfeeding after a year. That compares with 23% in Germany, 56% ...

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Rock star David Bowie leaves $100m in will

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Rock star David Bowie left an estate valued at about $100m (£70m), according to his will which has been filed in New York. Half will go to his widow, Iman, along with the home they shared in New York. The rest is shared between his son and daughter. It was ...

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Pneumococcal Meningitis now an epidemic – Prof. Binka

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The Vice Chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Prof. Fred Binka, says the deadly pneumococcal meningitis disease that has claimed nearly 50 lives has reached an epidemic status. He explained that the disease is now an epidemic because there has been a surge in the number of ...

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AIDS kills 169 in Eastern region

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HIV/AIDS killed as many as 167 people at the Koforidua Government Hospital last year, authorities of the facility have revealed. According to the management of the facility, the deadly virus claimed more lives than any other disease in the past year. HIV beat diseases such stroke which held the record ...

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RLG clears debt owed gov’t – Sam George

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Presidential Staffer, Sam George, is claiming debts owed the state by an indigenous technology company, RLG Communications Limited, has been settled in full. Samuel George said on Newsfile news analysis programme on Joy FM and Multi TV Saturday RLG and another AGAMS Group subsidiary, Asongtaba Contage Industry and Exchange Programme ...

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Vote arrogant Hannah Tetteh out – George Anda

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New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Awutu-Senya East in the Central Region, George Andah has said that the constituency is tired of having an ‘arrogant person’ as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area. George Andah speaking on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen Programme on Thursday said the constituency ...

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We don’t accept BECE holders – Ghana Police

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The Ghana Police Service has stopped recruiting holders of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) into the service. Director of Public Affairs of the Ghana Police Service, Superintendent Cephas Arthur announced this on Midday Live on TV3 with Stephen Anti on Thursday as he punches holes in a recruitment scam ...

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