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Thursday 30 March 2017

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(Government 02/12/16)

The President, John Dramani Mahama, has underscored the importance of testing for Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) in order to be able to prolong life through early detection and medication and to prevent Mother-To-Child transmission of the virus.

(Government 02/09/16)

Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur, has called on the international community to support efforts at developing social protection systems that would facilitate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on Social Development.

(Government 07/22/15)

Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Seth Terkper, has announced that Ghana is expected to receive a total of $918 million within three years from the IMF to help support the country's economy.

(Ghana Web 07/08/15)

His Excellency, Lt Gen. Joseph Henry Smith (Rtd), Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States of America (USA), has observed that in spite of the heavy burden of sickle cell disease on public health in Africa, the disease has not received the attention it deserves in public health programming and resource allocation.

(Presidency 12/29/14)

Fifty-five years of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ghana and Cuba was last Tuesday, commemorated in Accra.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Mr Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, acknowledged the long standing relations between the two countries.

(Presidency 12/15/14)

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ghanaian counterpart John Ndaramani Mahama today witnessed the signing of nine bilateral agreements to deepen the economic and political ties between the two nations.

President Kenyatta said the agreements that were signed will increase trade between the two countries and called on investors to take advantage of the agreements.

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Mr Rod Mcgoba, Public Relations Consultant on Tuesday, said the 1992 Constitution is incomplete, and this has led to the recent socio-economic upheavals in the country.

He explained that the economy revolves around the social system, and the lack of guidelines and formulae in the constitution for the implementation of social policies had affected the governance of the country.

(CNN 08/05/14)

(CNN) -- On Thursday, Dr. Kent Brantly thought he was going to die.

It was the ninth day since the American missionary worker came down sick with Ebola in Liberia.

His condition worsening by the minute, Brantly called his wife to say goodbye.

Thankfully, the call was premature.
Timeline of Ebola patient's U.S. return

(African Union Commission 01/27/14)

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 415th meeting held on 27 January 2014, adopted the following decision on the situation in Madagascar:

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Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic star accused of murder, held a personal memorial service on Tuesday night to honour Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend he shot dead at his home in what he claims was an accident.

The service took place at the home of his uncle Arnold, where the South African has been staying since he was released on bail awaiting trial.