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Togolese referee Komlanvi Aklassou to handle Kotoko, Nouadhibou game
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Togolese referee Komlanvi Aklassou to handle Kotoko, Nouadhibou game

Togolese referee Komlanvi Aklassou will handle the CAF Champions League game between Asante Kotoko SC and FC Nouadhibou. The Porcupine Warriors will take on the Mauritanian side in a Champions League preliminary round 2nd leg qualifier in Accra. Mr Komlanvi Aklassou will be assisted by Limna Kabassima and Koffi Ahonto with Kouassi Attisso as 4th referee. Omer Dehoule from the Ivory Coast will be the Match Commissioner. The game scheduled for the Accra Sports Stadium on Saturday December 5, 2020.
Consolidated Bank to support growth of SMEs
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Consolidated Bank to support growth of SMEs

As part of its commitment to support Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana, Consolidated Bank Ghana (CBG) is set to engage SMEs with its maiden programme dubbed: “CBG SME Adesua (Learning) Series”. The virtual event is aimed at empowering SMEs through insightful activities that would enable them to thrive during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement from CBG, copied to the Ghana News Agency said, the maiden webinar to be held on the theme: “Facilitating Trade Business during COVID-19 Era,” is slated for Wednesday, December 2, 2020, from 1000 hours to 1200 hours.   Mr Daniel Wilson Addo, Managing Director of the bank, reiterated the Consolidated Bank’s commitment to stand with Small and Medium businesses in Ghana. “SMEs are the bedrock of ever...
Kwahu South District Assembly elevated to a Municipality
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Kwahu South District Assembly elevated to a Municipality

The Kwahu South District Assembly has been elevated to a Municipality under Legislative Instrument (LI) 2419, after 32 years of serving as a district and ensuring massive development in the area. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony at Mpraeso, Nana Adjei Boateng, a Deputy Minister for Local Government and Rural Development said the district deserved to be elevated after four other districts were created from it, to improve on the areas developmental agenda. The Kwahu Afram Plains North, Kwahu Afram Plains South, Kwahu East and Kwahu West Districts were all carved out of the Kwahu South. He urged the newly elevated municipality, to leverage on government's flagship programmes including; the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ)and Planting for Export and Rural Development (PERD) ...
CIB Ghana confers 2020 fellowship honours and unveils Code of Ethics
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CIB Ghana confers 2020 fellowship honours and unveils Code of Ethics

The Chartered Institute of Bankers, Ghana (CIB Ghana) has conferred fellowship honours on 18 heads of financial institutions and individuals for their immense contribution towards the progress of their institutions and the Institute. The honours would enable the fellows to use the title ‘Fellow of Chartered Institute of Bankers” (FCIB), against their names. They included; Dr Maxwell Opoku Afari, First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Mrs Elsie Addo-Awadzi, the Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Mr Anselm Ransford Adzetey Sowah, the former Managing Director (MD), GCB Bank Ghana Limited, and Mrs Abena Osei-Poku, the MD of Absa Bank Ghana Limited. Others were; Mr Daniel Nii Kwei-Kumah Sackey, the MD of Ecobank Ghana Limited, Mrs Mansa Nettey, the Chief Executive O...
Evangelist commends President Akufo-Addo for his boldness
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Evangelist commends President Akufo-Addo for his boldness

Apostle Dr. David Thomas Aboagye-Mensah, an Evangelist has commended and congratulated the President, Nana Akufo-Addo for his boldness in asking the first batch of the Free SHS programme to return to school to prepare for their WASCCE in the midst of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic and criticisms from a section of the Ghanaian public. In a statement signed and copied to the GNA in Accra, Apostle Dr. Aboagye-Mensah who is also a lawyer by profession said, that singular act by the President showed that he was “a man of courage, visionary and thoughtful” because many people in his position at the time would have panicked. “Today, these batch of students have successfully completed their examinations, many of them performing excellently” he continued. Apostle Dr. Aboagye-Mensah also...
I will be MP for all, Ashai Odamtten
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I will be MP for all, Ashai Odamtten

Mr Isaac Ashai Odamtten,  National Democratic Congress'(NDC) parliamentary candidate for  Tema East, has promised to be a Member of Parliament (MP) for all should he win the December 7 election. Mr Odamtten, who is one of the three candidates contesting for the seat made the promise on Sunday when he alone turned up for a parliamentary debate organized by the National Commission for Civic Education in collaboration with the Our Lady of Mercy (OLAM) Catholic Church. He said “I will be MP for all, serve you with the great sense of humility, I shall serve you with all the might I have and all the knowledge that I have I will serve the people of Tema East”. According to him, when he was the Municipal Chief Executive of the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) he exhibited such none p...
NPP’s Hopeson Adoye takes over NCCE debate in Kpone
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NPP’s Hopeson Adoye takes over NCCE debate in Kpone

A parliamentary debate for Kpone-Katamanso organized by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) was turned into a one-man show when only Mr. Hopeson Yaovi Adoye of New Patriotic Party (NPP) showed up. The three other candidates, Mr Joseph Akuerteh Tettey for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Chief Moro Masaudu, candidate for the Ghana Union Movement (GUM) and Mr Alpha Salifu, an independent candidate, were absent. The NCCE debate formed part of activities earmarked by the NCCE to assist the electorate decide who to vote for in the December 7th general election. Mr Seth Sotie, Kpone-Katamanso Municipal Director of the NCCE, told the Ghana News Agency that the debate was to offer the candidates the opportunity to tell the electorates their vision for developing...
First Lady urges Ashanti region  to vote massively for NPP
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First Lady urges Ashanti region to vote massively for NPP

First Lady Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has urged supporters of the New Patriotic party (NPP) in the Ashanti region to go all out and vote massively for the Party on December 7. She advised the supporters of the Party's stronghold not to assume that the NPP would win in the region at all cost, asking them, to encourage each other to go out to the polls and cast their ballots. She said every citizen who had benefitted from policies implemented by the Akufo-Addo Administration, should also go out to vote to retain the government, else, the many laudable policies that Ghanaians were benefitting from, risk collapse, in the unlikely event that another party won the election. Mrs. Akufo-Addo said this when she toured the Ashanti Region as part of her campaign to garner votes for Preside...
NGOs to engage religious leaders to reduce unemployment
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NGOs to engage religious leaders to reduce unemployment

The Network of Associations of Registered Non-governmental organisations (NARNGO), said it will engage religious leaders and interest groups to help create business ventures to reduce unemployment in the country. The Association said religious bodies constituted key institutions that could help realise the developmental aspirations of government. Dr Kofi Lucas, Chairman of the Strategic Consortium, an NGO, at a workshop in Accra, said there was the need to aggressively promote closer partnership in practical terms between government and the corporate church to complement the work of government. The discussion was on the topic: “Venturing into Agriculture and Industries, creating massive jobs for our teeming jobless youth in the church as well as wealth for the investors and f...
GEM mentors more than 100 school girls in North Dayi
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GEM mentors more than 100 school girls in North Dayi

Girls Empowerment Movement (GEM), a Non-Governmental Organisation with focus on equipping and empowering young girls to aspire to greater heights, has mentored more than 100 school girls in North Dayi.    The girls, drawn from the Anfoega Senior High and some selected basic schools in the District, were taken through life changing lessons that would positively impact their lives in the future.      Madam Juliana Ama Kplorfia, the Founder and Executive Director of GEM, speaking to the girls on making informed decisions in life, urged them to have mentors in their profession and be determined to achieve their goal. She asked them to have visions about their future growth and focus on attaining them, no matter the impediments.    Madam Klorfia urged them to be bold and con...
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