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Maternal deaths reduce in East Mamprusi after EPPICS project

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There has been a considerable reduction in maternal deaths in the East Mamprusi District of the Northern Region due to interventions under the Encouraging Positive Practice for Improving Child Survival (EPPICS) project by the Catholic Relief Services. As a result of the project, maternal death has reduced from 275 deaths ...

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PPP gov’t will deport Chinese galamseyers – Nduom

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The flag bearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom, has promised to deport all Chinese nationals engaged in illegal mining activities in the country if he is voted for in the December polls. There’s been increasing debate about the activities of illegal miners who have been ...

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We fear for our lives – Suhum EC officials

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Officials of the Electoral Commission in the Suhum Constituency in the Eastern Region say they fear for their lives following the ransacking of their office by thugs belonging to the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC). The thugs, according to the EC’s District Director, Mensah Worlanyo, stormed the office to yank ...

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Road crashes claim 1,408 lives so far this year

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As of August 31, 2016, some 1,408 people had lost their lives through road crashes, with motorcycle accidents being the highest, the National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has stated. Speaking on: “Politics and road safety” at a national dialogue with political parties in Accra last Tuesday, the Director of Planning ...

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NORSAAC EPA TRAINED COMMUNITIES ON CLINATE CHANGE

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NORSAAC in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been training communities on climate change. The project is dubbed Inclusive-Governance in Sustaining Marginalize Livelihoods under IBIS Ghana Democratic Consolidated and Accountable Governance, and implemented by NORSAAC. The project is being implemented in six (6) communities from four (4) districts ...

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Quality fuel accessible; but costly – Senyo Hosi

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The Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors, Senyo Hosi, has said it is possible for Ghana to be supplied with ‘safe’ fuel but the process will come at extra cost to country. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Senyo Hosi said “you don’t just change standards in a ...

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US election: Clinton security should be disarmed, says Trump

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Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump is facing criticism after appearing to hint at the assassination of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for a second time. Mr Trump suggested Mrs Clinton’s security detail should give up their guns and “see what happens to her”. He told supporters his rival wanted ...

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