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Work on Daboya Bridge to Commence This Year – VP Bawumia
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Work on Daboya Bridge to Commence This Year – VP Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has assured the chiefs and people of northern Ghana, especially residents of the Savannah Region, that work on the Daboya Bridge would begin this year. When constructed, the Daboya Bridge, spanning the White Volta, would be a critical link in the commercial and everyday life of people in the eastern parts of northern Ghana, and is designed to serve as an alternative route for travelers from the north to the south and from the Savannah region to the Upper West Region. Speaking at Bole in the Savannah Region on Saturday, 3rd April, 2021, Vice President Bawumia indicated that Government is committed to constructing the Daboya Bridge, as well as undertake various infrastructure works in the Region in order to accelerate the socio-economic dev...
There Is Light Ahead Of You And No Man Can Dim It – Anglican Bishop To VP Bawumia
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There Is Light Ahead Of You And No Man Can Dim It – Anglican Bishop To VP Bawumia

The Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Accra, Rt. Rev. Dr. Daniel S.M Torto, has prophesied an unquenchable bright future for the Vice President of the Republic, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia. Addressing congregants at the Easter Sunday Service of the church on Sunday, April 4, 2021, Rt. Rev.Torto declared that “no man can dim” the light of the Vice President, and urged him to remain steadfast and work for God and man because he is on a worthy cause. “There is light ahead of you and only God can put that light off. No man and I mean no man can dim your light… Your kind is the kind of political leadership we want as a nation. Leadership that recognizes that respect for people irrespective of faith, religion or ethnicity in a manner that fosters national cohesion is what we desire and...
Your Kind Is The Kind Of Political Leadership We Want As A Nation – Anglican Bishop To VP Bawumia
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Your Kind Is The Kind Of Political Leadership We Want As A Nation – Anglican Bishop To VP Bawumia

“Your kind is the kind of political leadership we want as a nation. Leadership that recognizes that respect for people irrespective of faith, religion or ethnicity in a manner that fosters national cohesion is what we desire and deserve as a people. There is light ahead of you and only God can put that light off. No man and I mean no man can dim your light.” These were the words of Rt. Rev. Dr. Daniel S.M Torto, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Accra, when the Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, joined members of the Anglican faith in Easter worship on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Noting that Ghana is a collection of persons from different tribes and religious persuasions, Rt. Rev.Torto indicated that Vice President Bawumia’s continuous engagement with the Christian community...
VP Bawumia Launches NPA’s Digital Retail Outlet Fuel Monitoring System
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VP Bawumia Launches NPA’s Digital Retail Outlet Fuel Monitoring System

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has launched an innovative Digital Retail Fuel Monitoring System by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) in Accra. The Fuel Monitoring System, which allows fuel in OMC tanks across the country to be monitored by NPA, will curb illicit activities in  petroleum downstreaming, such as unauthorised third party deliveries, fake receipts, smuggling, among others. Under this system, any OMC that receives illegal fuel would be found out. Launching the programme in Accra on Wednesday April 7, Vice President Bawumia commended the NPA for leveraging on government's digitization drive to create an innovative solution to a major  problem in the petroleum industry. "I am particularly delighted that the NPA is leveraging on technology to ...
President Akufo-Addo Cuts Sod For Gh¢5 Million “Ghana Award House”
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President Akufo-Addo Cuts Sod For Gh¢5 Million “Ghana Award House”

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday, 7th April 2021, cut the sod for the construction of the five million cedi (GH¢5 million) Ghana Award House, a new administrative building for the Head of State Award Scheme. Speaking at the sod-cutting ceremony, President Akufo-Addo explained that since its inception in 1967, the Head of State Award Scheme has challenged and touched the lives of many young Ghanaians, with some 750,000 young people participating and benefitting from the Scheme. “I have always been excited about the work being done by the Award Scheme, and that is why I continue to urge them to ensure that as many young Ghanaians as possible benefit from it. To achieve this ambitious target, a befitting administrative office for the Scheme w...
Gama, Vinicius on target as Asante Kotoko thrash Bechem United
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Gama, Vinicius on target as Asante Kotoko thrash Bechem United

Asante Kotoko's Brazilian imports Fabio Gama and Michael Vinicius were on the score sheet when the thrashed Bechem United by 4-0 at the Obuasi Len Clay stadium. Defender Abdul Ganiyu opened the scoring for the Reds with a freekick in the 12th minute before Fabio Gama extended the lead few minutes before the end of the first half. Strikers Andy Kumi Francis and Michael Vinicius scored their debut Asante Kotoko goals in the 63rd and 82nd minutes respectively to take the tally to 4-0. The win sneds the Porcupine Warriors to third position on the league log with 31 points two points adrift leaders Accra Great Olympics. Asante Kotoko arch rivals Hearts of Oak follows steadily with 30 points.
GFA licensed coaching course to commence in Tamale
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GFA licensed coaching course to commence in Tamale

The Ghana Football Association (GFA) License D Coaching Course for which the application process opened some few weeks ago will officially begin in Tamale next week. All applicants who applied through the Northern Regional Football Association (NRFA) are to take note of the following arrangements. The intensive course is in two batches with the first batch running from April 12, 2021 to April 20, 2021 while the second batch runs from April 21, 2021 to April 29, 2021. Some of the key areas of the training include growth and development of young footballers, methods of coaching and cardio vascular resuscitation/ administration of first aid. Participants will also be taking through series of practical sessions. Technical Director, Bernhard Lippert and Director of Coaching Edu...
I’ll choose Afia Akoto over NDC any day – Chief Biney
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I’ll choose Afia Akoto over NDC any day – Chief Biney

Deputy National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Chief Nixon Biney, has said he will choose his wife, Afia Akoto, over his political party any day. The choice, according to him, is because nothing can curtail his love for the woman of his life. “If I’m asked to choose between my wife and the NDC, I would take my bag and go home. I would choose my wife over NDCon any day because, after everything, I would go home,” he explained in an interview on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen, Tuesday. Mr Biney has revealed for the first time that he has suffered vilification from his party members following his marriage to Ms Akoto, now Mrs Biney, on February 11, 2020. Mrs Afia Biney is a Deputy Communications Officer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), a party which main o...
Merck Foundation, African First Ladies Mark ‘World Health Day’ 2021
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Merck Foundation, African First Ladies Mark ‘World Health Day’ 2021

Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, mark ‘World Health Day’ 2021 together with 19 African First Ladies and the Minister of Health by announcing scholarships in various new specialties for young African Doctors.Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation explained, “In line with our vision to strengthen the public healthcare system in Africa, Asia, and developing countries, on this World Health Day, I am very proud to announce that Merck Foundation have widened the horizons by introducing scholarships for young local doctors in many new underserved specialties including: Emergency and Resuscitation Medicine, Gastroenterology, Laparoscopic Surgical Skills, Mental Health: Psychological Therapies, Orthopedic Trauma Science, Paediatric, Emergency Medicine, ...
5 Fire Service officers injured in Nkwanta accident
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5 Fire Service officers injured in Nkwanta accident

The Duayaw Nkwanta fire tender of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) with registration number FS 448 has been involved in an accident. The tender en route to Techimantia in the Ahafo Region to fight fire is said to have experienced a tyre burst. Fire Officer DO3 Simon Agyei Boamah told Adom News’ Sulley Dramani that although no death was recorded, five personnel on board sustained injuries after the car somersaulted. Five Fire Service officers injured in Nkawkaw accident DO3 Boamah urged motorists to co-operate with the GNFS to fight fire outbreaks by abiding by the Service’s preventive measures. He expressed concerns about the attitude of some drivers, especially taxi drivers who intentionally obstruct the movement of tenders responding to emergency duties. ...
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