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2016-05-28 Black People Viewed As 'Dirty' in Racist Advert
[Accra Report] While most marketing executives would be thrilled to see an ad go viral around the world, this one's getting attention for all the wrong reasons.

2016-05-26 Africa Confused, Conflicted Over Drug Control
[IDPC] As government delegates and civil society organizations from all over the world gathered at the UN General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) in New York last month, many hoped for a sober reflection of the world drug problem and an honest assessment of what has not worked over the years. Unfortunately, however, this hope was not entirely met.

2016-05-27 Police Rap Media Over Peaceful Election
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Ghana Police Service, in collaboration with the Ghana Armed Forces, has vowed not to leave any stone unturned to tackle any criminal activity that might interrupt the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections.

2016-05-27 Dangote Cement to Build Another Plant in Takoradi
[Ghana Govt.] The Management of Dangote Cement (Ghana) Limited, manufacturers of class potland cement type one has disclosed that the company would by the end of this year establish another cement plant in Takoradi.

2016-05-27 Ghana Home Loans Secures U.S.$22 Million Credit to Meet Demand
[Business Day] Mortgage company, Ghana Home Loans said it has secured a 22.5 million dollars loan facility for on-lending to Ghanaian home owners.

2016-05-27 Government Intensifies Fight Against Pair Trawling
[Business Day] The Government has adopted security measures to halt pair trawling along the territorial waters of Ghana to protect the fishing industry. In line with this, the Ministry of Fisheries has directed the Fisheries Enforcement Unit (FEU) made up of personnel of the Navy, Marine Police, and other security agencies as well as fishermen to intensify

2016-05-27 69,000 Electricity Meters Disappears, Distributed Through Political Influence
[Accra Report] The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) cannot currently account for more than 69,000 electricity meters believed to have been distributed through political influence. The Ashanti regional ECG Public Relations Manager, Erasmus Kyere-Baidoo complained that the company loses revenue because it is unable to identify and bill such consumers for the power they consume.

2016-05-27 Soldiers Brutalize 34-Year Old Man in Bolgatanga - Over Girlfriend's Missing Phone
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Bolgatanga -A 34-YEAR old mobile phone repairer is the latest victim in Bolgatanga to suffer from the inhumane brutalities of some callous army officers, who have gained notoriety in molesting residents.

2016-05-27 United Nations Calls for Elimination of Obstetric Fistula
[Ghana Govt.] The United Nations has called on world leaders to do everything possible to end obstetric fistula, which mostly affect more than two million poor and most marginalized women and girls in the world.

2016-05-27 ICAG Hosts 2016 Accountants' Conference
[Ghana Govt.] Ghana's Finance Minister, Emmanuel Seth Terkper, has called for proper strategies and regulator surveillance to ensure discipline in the financial services sector, considering the sector's growing importance in the economy of the country.

2016-05-27 Agric Ministry Blames Cassava Shortage On Poor Transport System
[Business Day] The Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Ahmed Yakubu Alhassan, has blamed transportation and infrastructural challenges for the recent shortage of cassava in the country. He argues that these factors have also impeded the supply chain of the produce which has led to the shortage. The Deputy Minister's comment follows recent reports of shortage

2016-05-26 Atta Mills Was "Brilliant" but Disappointing and Shallow. - Rawlings
[Accra Report] Former president JJ Rawlings has described his former vice president who later became president John Evans Atta Mills as a "brilliant" man, but "shallow."

2016-05-26 Ministry of Health (MOH) Recruits Over 4000 Nurses
[Accra Report] The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced the recruitment of 4,799 verified nurses by the Nursing and Midwifery Council in the country.

2016-05-27 Maestro Dingaan - a Genius of a Conductor
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Conducting a musical piece with either a church choir or a singing group on stage is a key element in musicology. It is not an easy job, but a difficult and arduous one that must be accomplished with perfection.

2016-05-27 Prince Edward Calls On Otumfuo At Manhyia Palace
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumasi -The Duke of Edinburgh International Award Scheme, His Royal Highness, Prince Edward, has lauded the Asantehene, His Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, for his commitment to education and development of humanity.

2016-05-27 Vice President to Address High-Level Conference in Turkey
[Ghana Govt.] The Vice President, Mr Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, has arrived in Antalya, Turkey for the United Nations High‐Level Midterm Review of the Istanbul Programme of Action (IPoA) for Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

2016-05-27 Government Inaugurates Cholera Isolation Ward
[Ghana Govt.] As part of efforts to combat the outbreak of cholera, a Multi-Purpose Infectious Disease Treatment Centre has been inaugurated at the La General Hospital in Accra.

2016-05-27 Feed the Future Ghana Apsp/Lands Commission Develop Guidelines for Large-Scale Land Transactions
[Ghana Govt.] A validation workshop on Guidelines for Large-Scale Land Transactions, in response to the unprecedented wave of acquisitions involving large plots of land primarily for various agricultural ventures, has taken place in Accra.

2016-05-27 Fbnbank Ghana Appoints New Managing Director
[Business Day] FBNBank Ghana, a subsidiary of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced the appointment of Mr Gbenga Odeyemi as the bank's new Managing Director effective May 16. Mr Odeyemi succeeds Mr Seyi Oyefeso who is now the Group Executive, Commercial Banking, First Bank of Nigeria Limited. A graduate of Finance from the Institute of Management

2016-05-27 Juliet Ibrahim - Ghanaians Judge Me By My Skin Color
[Accra Report] Famous Ghanaian actress, singer, philanthropist and model, Juliet Ibrahim claims that Ghanaians only believe she's on screen because of her skin color but not because she's a talented actress.

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