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2014-09-14 Ghana, South Africa On the Brink
[CAF]Ghana and South Africa are in pole position to reach the finals of the African U-17 Championship Niger 2015 after claiming victories in the final round first leg qualifiers on Saturday.

2014-09-13 Appiah Steps Down As Black Stars Coach
[CAF]The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has severed tied with head coach James Kwesi Appiah after both parties agreed to part ways mutually.

2014-09-12 Ebola Disease - Its Effect On the Rural Poor
[Ghana Govt.]The outbreak of the deadly Ebola disease keeps on attracting public attention across the country. Reports gathered indicate that fighting the disease has gradually made Ebola a household name in the country's cities.

2014-09-12 Committee Report My Foot
[Ghanaian Chronicle]The wrangling in the largest opposition party, the New Patriotic Party seem far from over, as its General Secretary, Kwabena Agyapong, appears to be on another collision course with some executives of the party, over the removal of the Director of finance, Mr. Opare Hammond and the Acting Director of communication, Perry Okudzeto from office.

2014-09-12 Great Kosa Asks for Government Support
[Ghana Govt.]The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) has commended the Great Kosa Automobile Company Limited (GKACL), a Ghanaian automobile assembly plant for its efforts in manufacturing vehicles for commercial purposes.

2014-09-12 Penplusbytes' Digital Platform Yielding Results
[Ghanaian Chronicle]The intervention by the Committee on Government Assurances (CGA) to engage citizens at all levels to participate in the governance process by tracking and monitoring assurances has yielded significant inputs from citizens through the utilization of well-developed digital platforms that allows them to report on the progress of work on various projects promised by government.

2014-09-12 Cholera Education Intensify in Techiman
[Ghana Govt.]Cholera is an infectious disease that causes severe watery diarrhea and vomiting, which can lead to dehydration and even death if untreated. It is caused by eating food or drinking water contaminated by faeces from a person with the infection with a bacterium called Vibrio cholerae. The disease is most common in places with poor sanitation crowded places.

2014-09-12 Sustainable Development of Rain - Fed Lowland Rice Production - Ahafo Ano North District
[Ghana Govt.]Rice is one of the world's most important basic foods for about half of the world's population and provides a source of livelihood to about two billion people worldwide.

2014-09-12 Works and Housing Minister Inspects Water Projects
[Ghana Govt.]The Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Alhaji Collins Dauda has assured the people of the Brong Ahafo that the water deficit in the region would be totally covered by the end of the year 2014.

2014-09-12 GCMA Presents School Desks
[Ghana Govt.]The Municipal Chief Executive of Ga Central Municipal Assembly (GCMA), Hon. Aristo Aryee has presented one hundred and forty (140) set of school desks to the Municipal Director of Education, Miss Denise D. O Welbeck in Accra.

2014-09-12 Sefwi Asafo Benefits From Community Day Senior High School Project
[Ghana Govt.]Sefwi Asafo, a community in the Sefwi Wiawso Municipality has benefited from the President's promise of providing 200 Community Day Senior High Schools to help improve teaching and learning.

2014-09-12 Ministry of Health Presents Personal Protective Equipment to the Universities
[Ghana Govt.]The Minister for Health, Dr Kwaku Agyemang-Mensah, has given the assurance that Ghana's borders are secure and that the Ministry of Health has put in place measures to prevent the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Ghana.

2014-09-12 NIB & IPMC Donate Towards 2014 Farmers' Day Celebrations
[Ghana Govt.]The National Investment Bank (NIB) and IPMC has each donated Ten Thousand Ghana cedis (GH¢10,000.00) to the Ministry of Food and Agriculture towards the 2014 National Farmers' Day celebrations.

2014-09-12 Farmer Based Organisations (FBOs) Website Launched
[Ghana Govt.]Hon. Fifi Fiavi Kwetey, the Minister of Food and Agriculture has launched a Farmer Based Organisations website in Accra.

2014-09-12 Regional Minister Pays Visit to Sekyere Kumawu District
[Ghana Govt.]The Ashanti Regional Minister, Dr. Samuel Sarpong, has called for close collaboration between Metropolitan, Municipal, District Assemblies (MMDAs) and traditional authorities to speed up the pace of development in the region.

2014-09-11 Crop Diversity Can Sweeten the Deal for African Cocoa Farmers
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Nairobi -In a short film now making the rounds on the Internet, a journalist for Dutch television visits cocoa plantations in Cote d'Ivoire, bringing chocolate bars to local cocoa farmers who in spite of their livelihoods have never tasted chocolate before.

2014-09-11 Under-Appreciated Boxers Go for Gold
[VOA]Accra -In the shadow of the national soccer stadium in Ghana's capital Accra, professional and amateur boxers congregate every morning to train and hone their skills for local and international boxing competitions.

2014-09-12 Workshop On Human Trafficking
[Ghana Govt.]Plan Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has organized an Orientation Workshop for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Shelter Homes for Victims of Human Trafficking in Ghana.

2014-09-11 Lower Dixcove Shows Tradition and Culture
[Ghanaian Chronicle]It was a display of culture and tradition at a Grand Durbar of Chiefs held in honour of the Paramount Chief of Lower Dixcove Traditional Area, Nana Kwesi Agyemang IX, in climax of the celebration of the annual Kundum Festival.

2014-09-11 August 2014 Inflation Rate Hits 15.9 Per Cent
[Ghana Govt.]The year-on-year inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), stood at 15.9 per cent in August 2014, up from the 15.3 per cent recorded in July 2014.

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