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Gender Minister urges swift implementation of action plan

By Emefa Abla ADJEI, Accra
The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms Otiko Afisah Djaba, has called for greater participation from all key stakeholders, especially women from the security agencies and sister organisations, to swiftly implement the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325.

Govt unveils paperless port procedures

THE fine details of how government’s paperless ports policy will be carried out have been unveiled.

Minerals Commission CEO exits

Government has directed the Chief Executive Officer of the Minerals Commission, Dr Toni Aubynn, to proceed on leave.

Adaklu finally confirms DCE

MR Phanuel Kadey Donkor, 33, was on Friday confirmed as the District Chief Executive for the Adaklu District.

Towing levy: We had to listen to Ghanaians – Sammy Awuku

THE National Youth Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammy Awuku, has said the decision to discontinue the mandatory tow levy was because Ghanaians did not like it.

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PRESIDENT Akufo-Addo is on the last leg of his three-day official visit to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea at the invitation of its President, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.

Lawra Assembly to review revenue contract with Atomz Solution Limited

THE Lawra District Assembly has expressed worry about its weak financial position, and is set to review its revenue collection contractual relationship with Atomz Solution Limited.

Patronise traditional authorities’ expertise, govt told

DR Eric Oduro Osae, a local government expert, has advised the government to consider seeking the advice of traditional authorities in decentralised operations of district assemblies to promote economic development.

‘Seek answers from duty bearers at local levels’

DR Eric Oduro Osae, Dean of Studies and Research at the Institute of Local Government Studies, has called on Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and traditional authorities to quiz and hold their local government authorities accountable to promote development.

Make university education free too – Ivor Greenstreet to govt

The 2016 presidential candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, has lauded government’s commitment to implement the much-touted ‘Free SHS’ programme in September, but wants it extended to cover university education.