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2016-02-05 Farmers, Nomadic Herdsmen Clash in Ghana
[Deutsche Welle] In Ghana, security forces are struggling to contain clashes between sedentary farmers and nomadic Fulani herdsmen. Tensions appear to have risen after the killing of a 27-year old farmer.

2016-02-05 Wassa Underground Mine Drilling Advances Significantly
[Business Day] Golden Star Resources' drilling of the Wassa Underground Mine has advanced significantly, has learnt.

2016-02-05 Govt Responds to NPP's Claims On Eni OCTP Gas Project
[Business Day] Accra -The Government of Ghana has responded to claims by the opposition New Patriotic Party that the $7 billion ENI OCTP Sankofa Gas deal does not inure to Ghana's benefit.

2016-02-04 New Climate Innovation Center to Jumpstart Ghana's Green Economy
[World Bank] Accra -The World Bank Group announced today the upcoming launch of a new Climate Innovation Center (CIC) in Accra to support Ghana's green growth strategy. The CIC will be financed through a US$17.2 million grant package recently approved by the World Bank Group.

2016-02-05 Govt to Pay Debt Owed Ghana Gas By End of March
[Business Day] The Minister of Petroleum, Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah has said thegovernment was in the process of settling all the debts owed the Ghana National Gas Company by the end of March 2016.

2016-02-05 We Are Not Sleeping On Agogo Crisis - Minister
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumasi -The outgoing Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. Peter Anarfi-Mensah has assured that the Regional Security Council (REGSEC) is not sleeping on the Agogo crisis.

2016-02-05 Don't Trust These False Prophets - Pentecost Pastor
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Odumase -The Odumase District Pastor of the Church of Pentecost, Pastor Isaac Amankwah Junior has cautioned the so-called Prophets who have been predicting the outcome of the November 7th Presidential Election to put a stop to the unwarranted prophecies.

2016-02-05 Winning Hyperloop Design Revealed By MIT Engineers
[Business Day] Designs for passenger pods that could travel through airless tubes have been revealed by a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

2016-02-04 Financing SMEs Still Challenging in Ghana - Business Sector
[Business Day] Access to finance and the high cost of credit continue to impact negatively on the operations of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME's) in the country.

2016-02-05 Climate Change and Bush Fires in Ghana - How to Protect Our Cultural Heritage
[Ghana Govt.] An African proverb admonishes: "When you see a tweak coming towards your face, you don't wait for it to pierce your eyes before you break it."

2016-02-05 Parliament to Begin Ministerial Vetting Next Week
[Ghana Govt.] The Appointments Committee of Parliament, chaired by Mr Ebo Barton-Odro, First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, will on Monday begin the vetting of ministerial nominees for appointments to some ministries and the regions.

2016-02-05 MoH Rejects 30 Sub-Standard Ambulances
[Ghana Govt.] Thirty out of two hundred ambulances procured by the Ministry of Health did not meet specifications.

2016-02-05 Mass Vaccination Not Panacea to Pneumococcal Meningitis - Health Minister
[Ghana Govt.] The Minister for Health, Mr Alex Segbefia, has informed Parliament that mass vaccination would not yield much benefit with the pneumococcal meningitis outbreak in the country.

2016-02-05 ENI Deal Best for Ghana - Govt
[Business Day] Petroleum Minister Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah has rejected demands by the opposition New Patriotic Party for a review of the petroleum deal with Italian firm, ENI.

2016-02-05 Maiden Ghana ICT Week Celebration Announced
[Business Day] InstinctWave Ltd., publishers of Africa's only free premium ICT and telecoms magazine, MobileWorld and organisers of the Ghana Information Technology & Telecom Awards, Ghana Construction Awards and the Ghana CFO Awards has announced the maiden Ghana ICT Week Celebration. The weeklong celebration comes off from 16 May to 21 May, 2016.

2016-02-05 Guta Gives Gov´t Two-Week Ultimatum to Redress Taxes
[Business Day] The Ghana Union of Traders' Association (GUTA) has given government a two-week ultimatum to alleviate the burden of traders by reducing the excessive tax regime.

2016-02-05 Lavenda Hill Will Be Closed Down This Year - Collins Duada Assures Accra Residents
[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Alhaji Collins Dauda has disclosed that Lavenda Hill will be no more by the end of 2016.

2016-02-05 New Yea Modules Will Benefit NDC Members - Says NDC Communication Officer
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumasi -ONLY PERSONS with strong ties to the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) must benefit from the new Youth Employment Agency Modules set to be rolled out in the coming months, the Ashanti Regional Communications Officer of the party, Mr. Samed Akalilu has recommended.

2016-02-05 Improved Ambulance Service for Dawea Community Health Center
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Bright Generation Community Foundation (BGCF), in collaboration with the Health Reach Foundation (HRF), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has launched the locally re-designed tri-cycle as an easier means of transport for the health sector in the rural areas to enhance maternal healthcare.

2016-02-05 Communities Want Newmont to Resettle Them - But the Mining Giant Says the Call Has No Basis
[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kenyasi -Some communities within the Newmont Ghana Gold Ahafo Mine Area have called on the Mining Company to, as a matter of urgency, resettle them since their lives are at risk due to the activities of the mine.

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