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Kenya Joins Ghana and Malawi to Roll Out Landmark Malaria Vaccine

[Capital FM] Homa Bay -The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulates the Government of Kenya for launching the world's first malaria vaccine today in Homa Bay County, western Kenya. (AllAfrica)

I Don't Need the EC to Help Me Win an Election - President Akufo-Addo

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has emphasised the importance of strengthening the institutional capacity of Ghana's electoral body to deliver on the verdict of the people through a free, fair and transparent electoral process. (AllAfrica)

Ghana Celebrates 17th African Traditional Medicine Day

[WHO] The Seventeenth African Traditional Medicine day was observed in Ghana on the 3rdSeptember 2019. The theme for the commemoration day focused on: "Integrating traditional Medicine in Health Sciences curricula in universities in the African Region" as part of mechanisms to integrate African Traditional Medicine in the national health system to achieve Universal Health Coverage. The 20th anniversary of traditional medicine week celebration in Ghana was also launched. (AllAfrica)

Malaria Vaccine Launched in Kenya - Kenya Joins Ghana and Malawi to Roll Out Landmark Vaccine in Pilot Introduction

[WHO] The World Health Organization (WHO) congratulates the Government of Kenya for launching the world's first malaria vaccine today in Homa Bay County, western Kenya. (AllAfrica)

New Modern Airport for Western Region Soon

[Ghanaian Times] Pretea -The Ministry of Aviation is seeking about 3,000 acres of land in the Western Region to construct a new modern large airport to receive larger planes and serve the oil and gas community. (AllAfrica)

Gold Fields Supports W/R Invitational Tourney

[Ghanaian Times] Gold Fields Ghana Limited has presented a cheque for GH¢100,000 to support the Western Region Invitational Tournament 2019, which takes off today. (AllAfrica)

Court Orders Sale of Properties of Loan Defaulters

[Ghanaian Times] Accra High Court Commercial Division has ordered the sale of the properties of Industrial Aggregates Limited and two others; Abdul Kareem Abu, and Samira Ibrahim Abu, for defaulting in the payment of a US$3,251,559.17 loan secured from the Bank of Africa (Ghana) Limited (Plaintiff), (AllAfrica)

2 Arrested for Tampering With Expiry Date of Canned Lucozade

[Ghanaian Times] Two persons have been arrested by the police for tampering with the expiry date of canned Lucozade. (AllAfrica)

Sunyani Police Arrest Suspected Robbers

[Ghanaian Times] Sunyani -Six suspected robbers have been arrested in the Sunyani municipality by the Bono Regional Police Command as part of efforts to rid the area of criminals. (AllAfrica)

Rural Girls Asked to Strive for Higher Education

[Ghanaian Times] Tafo -Young girls living in rural areas have been urged to attain the higher heights in education and eschew cultural, religious norms and superstitious beliefs. (AllAfrica)

UHAS Holds 3rd 'White Coat' Ceremony for 73 Medical Students

[Ghanaian Times] Ho -THE third 'White Coat Ceremony' of the School of Medicine of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), Ho, took place on the main campus here on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Improving Rice Production to Imports

[Ghanaian Times] The Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo-Maafo, was on Wednesday, quoted as saying that Ghana imported a whopping GH¢1.3bn worth of rice into the country in 2016/2017. (AllAfrica)

GIS Receives 22 Deportees From Saudi Arabia

[Ghanaian Times] The Regional Command of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), in the past week, has received a total of 22 deportees from Saudi Arabia on board Ethiopian Airlines flight. (AllAfrica)

Sierra Leone President's Bodyguards Attack Sports Journalists

[Ghanaian Times] FRANCESS Barnard, Esther Marie Samura, the two female sports journalists from Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) and Alimmamy Kamara, a freelance reporter were assaulted, manhandled and abused by the close protection bodyguards of President Julius Maada Bio. (AllAfrica)

Expedite Action On TPFA - CLOSAG

[Ghanaian Times] The Civil and Local Government Staff Association, Ghana (CLOSAG) has served notice of a nationwide strike if the credit and data on the Transfer of Temporary Pensions Fund Account (TPFA) funds was not released to their Fund Manager. (AllAfrica)

Capt, One Founders Golf Sept. 21

[Ghanaian Times] The Captain One Founders monthly medal golf competition has been scheduled for the Obuasi Golf Course on September 21. (AllAfrica)

New Guidelines On Large Scale Land Transaction Developed

[Ghanaian Times] The government has developed new guidelines for large scale land transactions in line with its goal of ensuring an effective and efficient land use for socio-economic development. (AllAfrica)

Take Advantage of Free SHS to Empower Yourselves--Yeboah-Afari

[Ghanaian Times] Sunyani -Former Editor of the Ghanaian Times, Ms Ajoa Yeboah-Afari, has called on traditional authorities of the three regions- Bono, Bono East and Ahafo to take advantage of educational opportunities currently under the free Senior High School Policy, to educate and empower their people. (AllAfrica)

IAAF Confirms Ghana's Male Quartet for World Champs ... Eke, Anokye Out Through Injury

[Ghanaian Times] Ghana has received confirmation of its qualification to participate in the International Associations of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Championship in Doha, Qatar. (AllAfrica)

'I Don't Need the EC to Help Me Win an Election' - President Akufo-Addo

[Ghana Presidency] "I said it to you before, and I will repeat it. I don't need the Electoral Commission to win an election; I don't want to win an election in Ghana because of the Electoral Commission. I want to win an election in Ghana because of the people of Ghana; that they make a free and open choice that Akufo-Addo will be, again, their choice." (AllAfrica)

Health Service and Partners Conduct First Round Poilo Immunization Campaign in 6 Districts

[WHO] Following confirmation of circulating vaccine derived polio virus type 2 (cVDPV2) in the environmental sample from Tamale Metropolis and also detection of Polio in a two (2) years, (9) nine months old child from Chereponi district of the North East Region, the Ministry of Health /Ghana Health Service declared the event a Public Health Emergency of National Concern. Again on 25th August 2019, the National Polio Laboratory further notified the Ghana Health Service of confirmation of Polio in environmental su (AllAfrica)

Resolving the Key Challenges in the Corporate Banking Space

[Business Day] Ghana is a developing economy and the private sector is key to achieving the set developmental goals. One main driver of the private sector and industrial growth is access to financing, and in Ghana, that role is played mainly by the banks and other players in the financial sector. (AllAfrica)

OTTN Donates to Streets Academy

[Ghanaian Times] Outpouring to the Nation (OttN), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) on Saturday donated items to pupils at the Street Academy sited at the Arts Centre in Accra. (AllAfrica)

Azamati Gets Hero's Welcome for Exploits At AG, GFH

[Ghanaian Times] African Games 4 x 100 m gold medalists and 2019 Ghana's Fastest Human (GFH) 100m winner, Benjamin Kwaku Azamati was given a hero's welcome by a cross section of students at the University of Ghana (UG), Legon on Monday. (AllAfrica)

CWSA Invests More Than Gh₵ 54 Million On Rehabilitation of Small Town Water Systems

[Ghanaian Times] Kumasi -The Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) has invested more than GH₵ 54 million on the rehabilitation of small town water systems across the country in the last two years. (AllAfrica)

FA Elections - Grusah Bows Out

[Ghanaian Times] The race to become the next president of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has lost a major personality after King Faisal owner, Alhaji Karim Grusah, decided not to contest the elections. (AllAfrica)

Microsoft, Agra Collaborate to Co-Create Tech Solutions in Agric

[Ghanaian Times] Microsoft, through its 4Afrika Initiative, is to collaborate with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to co-create technology solutions in agriculture. (AllAfrica)

Police Investigate Death of Mentally Ill Man

[Ghanaian Times] The police have began investigation into the circumstances that led to the murder of a mentally challenged Rastafarian, who was lynched by some irritate youths at Dansoman, a suburb of Accra. (AllAfrica)

Work Together to Reduce Road Accidents - Transport Minister Urges Stakeholders

[Ghanaian Times] Kumasi -The Minister of Transport, Kweku Ofori Asiamah, has asked transport operators, drivers and other key stakeholders in the transport industry, to work together to reduce road accidents to the barest minimum. (AllAfrica)

Black Meteors Pip Algeria to Book Africa U-23 Champs Ticket

[Ghanaian Times] Ghana coach Ibrahim Tanko has lauded the mentality of his players after pulling a win against Algeria to qualify for the 2019 CAF U23 Cup of Nations finals. (AllAfrica)

COCOBOD seals deal on USD1.3 billion cocoa syndicated loan agreement

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has completed a USD 1. (GhanaWeb)