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Western North To Host Maiden Excellence Awards Tonight

MTN Western North Excellence Award is happening Today at Sefwi Wiawso, the regional capital. The maiden edition of Western North Excellence Award is expected to take off today, November 27, 2021. According to the organisers, all is set to make the occasion a successful one and therefore they will like …

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Nine persons killed in illegal mining pit at Atros

An illegal mining pit at Atros near Wassa Essikuma in the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality of the Western Region has collapsed and trapped nine persons to death. The only person who survived is responding to treatment at the Apinto government hospital in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality. The deceased who were yet to …

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NIA registration in Techiman hit by lack of staff and offices

Under-staffing and lack of office accommodation are impeding the registration and issuance of identification cards, Ms. Mercy Yeboah Ahen, the Techiman South Municipal Registration Officer of the National Identification Authority (NIA) has said. She explained her office still had more than 17,026 cards for collection, saying it had only been …

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President commissions cocoa processing plant in Tema

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Friday commissioned a US$13 million cocoa processing plant expansion of the Cargill Cocoa Processing Company in the Tema Free Zones enclave. The investment is expected to increase the company’s cocoa-grinding capability by 20 per cent to match growing consumer demands for cocoa powder. The expanded …

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Parliament rejects 2022 Budget Statement

Parliament on Friday rejected the 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Government presented by Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, on November 17, 2021. All 137 Minority Members of Parliament (MPS) voted against the motion when the question was put by the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin. The Majority Caucus had …

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Prempeh College outshines Presec to lift 2021 NSMQ trophy

The Prempeh College, Kumasi, Friday rallied strongly to win the grand finale of the 2021 National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ), held at the Great Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), in Kumasi. After a slow start in the first two rounds of the contest, …

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Western Region MMDCEs trained on conflict management and Reporting

The Western Regional Peace Council has held ap two-day capacity-building workshop on conflict management and reporting for Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) in the Region. The training, with support from the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), among other things, sought to build the capacity of the MMDCEs to …

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