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Cases of mental disorders rise in Brong-Ahafo

Cases of mental disorders are soaring in Brong-Ahafo, Mr Joseph Yere, the Regional Mental Health Coordinator, has said. The region recorded 3,168 new cases of mental disorders from January to June this year, with epilepsy recording the highest figure of 1,405 cases. In an interview during the re-launch of a Maternal Mental Health Project in Sunyani, Mr Yere said 1,642 ...

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Kweku Adoboli To Be Deported From UK

Kweku Adoboli, the former UBS trader who was sentenced to seven years in prison after running up the largest unauthorised trading loss in UK history, is on the verge of being deported to Ghana. The 38-year-old, who caused a $2.3bn trading loss by vastly exceeding his risk limits, has lived in the UK since he was 12 but is a ...

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Licensing Banks Without Regulation Gives Room For Stealing

source:citinews.com The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has said the acquisition of a banking license without regulation becomes a license for financial institutions to steal from the state and depositors. Justifying government’s actions in the banking sector at the Danquah Institute Forum in collaboration with Citi FM on the theme, ‘The Banking Clean Up, Are Depositors Safe?’, the Finance Minister said regulations are ...

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Ghanaians adjudged as the hardest-working immigrants in the US

Ghana is closely followed by Bulgaria with 74.2 %, while other African countries like Kenya and Ethiopia also made up the top 5.   Flowery tales of the exploits of Ghanaians in the diaspora flood the media on a regular basis. In different fields abroad, there is news of Ghanaians excelling everyday. It is, therefore, not surprising that Ghanaian workers ...

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Obama pays tribute to Kofi Annan

Source: Graphic.com.gh A former President of the United States of America (USA), Barack Obama has paid a tribute to the late Ghanaian diplomat, Kofi Annan, describing him as someone who “never stopped his pursuit of a better world.” In a post on his Facebook, Mr Obama said: “Kofi Annan was a diplomat and humanitarian who embodied the mission of the ...

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Mahama calls on Rawlings

Source: Office of Former President Jerry John Rawlings Former President John Dramani Mahama today called on the founder of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at his office in Accra. The two former presidents centred their discussions on the re-organisation of the party, the upcoming regional and national executive elections as well as the presidential primaries for the party. Mr Mahama ...

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I will Use My Position To Help Those Who Need Help – Obaahemaa Ofosua Amoakoa I

Obaahemaa Ofosua Amoakoa I, queen mother of the Kwahuman Association of Minnesota, has stated in an interview that she is Obaahemaa “freestyle”. “I am Obaahemaa freestyle.” She said, adding, “I will not be a sit-down queen mother and just a figure head, I will use my position to effect the needed change in the lives of those that need help.” ...

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Stealing Caused Banks Collapse – Ace Ankomah

Source:MyJoyOnline A legal practitioner Ace Ankomah has said stripped off fine technical words surrounding the collapse of banks in Ghana saying the banking crisis is down to plain “stealing.” He said attributing the crisis to corporate governance breaches is to water down the seriousness of the matter. “Who is talking about stealing?” he asked rhetorically at a Danquah Institute program ...

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