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By
Patrick Obeng, GNA

Accra, Jan. 13, GNA
— Apostle Osei Daniels, Basic Overseer of the Guardian Mild Prayer
Fellowship, has referred to as on political leaders to go about the 2020
campaign with circumspection to safeguard the peace of the place.

He reported they ought to
also stay away from politics of insults and attacks on personalities and instead do
strategies that tackle challenges which would bring progress to all Ghanaians.

Apostle Daniels produced
the contact at the Once-a-year Thanksgiving Company of Madina Market place Traders Association
at Madina.

He urged
to communicate peace as they go spherical their and “not discuss as if we want to
produce conflict, war and tensions in the communities.

“Whoever mount a
political platform really be guided that our nation Ghana is at stake and we
need to ensure that peace continues to reign,” he said.

The Typical Overseer
said Ghanaians had been on the lookout for political leaders who ended up not trying to get their
very own desire but searching for the welfare of the normal public.

He hence urged
the citizens to vote for political leaders who have the improvement of the
nation at coronary heart.

Apostle Daniel also
cautioned the Market ladies about the Harmattan year and encouraged the traders
to be really watchful and desist from location up indiscriminate fires.

GNA


We spent over GHC40k each on our campaigns – new Assemblymen recount


Some recently elected have claimed they in excessive of GHC40,000 on their strategies.

They, having said that, insist they are not seeking to recoup the funds right after using up the occupation.

“I expended about 45,000 for the duration of the elections. I really don’t appear forward to producing my income back again. The income I made use of was from my have pocket,” Ebenezer Kwao who received a seat at Dome explained to Francis Abban on the Early morning Starr Wednesday.

One more winner, Ishmaela Razak said: “I invested about GHC40,000 for the elections”.

Many others also noted the variety of guarantees that won them the day.

“I promised arranging absolutely free extra lessons for learners who are in faculty and preparing to compose their last examinations in my place,” Nuhun Khalid stated.

“I promised to institute month-to-month thoroughly -up work out which will transpire either the initial or past weeks in a month,” he extra.

The Tuesday polls registered a report low turnout in several elements of the nation with city centres currently being the hardest hit.

Pollster Ben Ephson suggests the elections ought to be produced partisan in buy to whip up desire.

“The only way we can see desire in the district amount elections is by enabling open partisanship. The partisanship at the district stage has usually been there but on the quiet”.

In the meantime, the electoral fee says it is working to take care of the problems that led t the postponement of the polls in certain locations.

“There were some places where by particulars ended up swapped. We are performing on that for the elections to acquire put. The elections had been really tranquil and that tells us that there was more than enough security on the ground”.

 

Source: Ghana/Starrfm.com.gh/103.5FM

Journalists urged to work together towards effective road safety campaigns


By
Eric Appah Marfo, GNA

Accra, Nov. 23, GNA
have been urged to collaborate with each other to achieve
powerful outcomes in the quest to create road protection recognition.

Mr Kojo Akoto
Boateng, a broadcast journalist at Citi FM and Citi Tv, said even while there
is a scramble for audience within the media circle, journalists must regard
highway protection reporting as a general public excellent.

“If you do the story
and you acquire with it but other media properties do not get same to teach their
listeners to make us all conscious, have we received jointly as a team? We acquire
collectively, so we will have to function ,” he reported.

Mr Boateng was
addressing journalists on Thursday in Accra at a day’s workshop on the
efficient methods the media could report on road protection challenges.

The party was
organized by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly in collaboration with the
Bloomberg Initiative for International Highway Safety (AMA/BIGRS), a non-financial gain generating
group based mostly in the United States of The us.

Mr Boateng reported highway
safety reportage should not be finished the moment in a although but relatively, it really should be
performed on a dependable foundation and feature in standard discussions.

He explained the mass
media is instrumental in speaking to unique focus on teams and even massive
amount of persons.

As such, the
constructive use of the media could help in educating the culture the accurate
essence of highway safety and effect behavioral change.

Mr Boateng stated in
purchase to reap maximum outcomes out of street basic safety reportage, journalists need to
make road basic safety stories relatable, in that, casualties and accidents really should be
reported and conceptualized effectively for the viewers to have an understanding of.

He mentioned by
interviewing victims and folks who have been affected, the focus of the
audiences could be drawn to the seriousness of road basic safety concerns.

Dr Raphael Awuah,
Information and Surveillance Coordinator for AMA/BIGRS, urged the media to contain
data on road crashes in their tales to aid explain the magnitude of highway
related crashes, offer insights for potential preparing, measure the impact of
procedures and interventions, amongst many others.

He claimed superior highway
protection programs should be equipped to discover all crashes together with
associated fatalities and really serious accidents, provide sufficient depth to discover
will cause and data on motor vehicle, road person, kind of roads and the
natural environment.

Dr Awuah said great
street protection information programs must also offer satisfactory crash site
data and well timed facts for evidence-based mostly conclusions.

He claimed the primary
knowledge sources for street basic safety consists of Police crash reviews, center crisis
departments and mortuary data, and observational studies on the hazard things
linked with highway crashes.

Dr Awuah claimed in
disseminating applicable details, things to consider ought to be supplied to the police to
spotlight their purpose in details assortment and to help them improve concentrate on
enforcement endeavours.

He stated appropriate
information would assistance highway businesses to detect higher-chance locations and create
ideal solutions.

Relevant facts would
also support the overall health sector plan for ample overall health products and services and ideal
interventions to reduce street site visitors accidents, he said.

Dr Awuah stated the
availability of data to highway safety plan-makers would support diagnose priority
issues and apply suitable approaches and interventions.

He explained
coverage-makers in finance, transport, law enforcement and overall health would advantage
and appreciate the impact of their procedures on highway basic safety.

GNA

Government Should Legalize Weed – George Jahraa Campaigns


Veteran Ghanaian highlife artiste, Jahraa has waded into the legalization of marijuana campaign in the place.

The ‘Ashikele’ composer spelled out in an interview monitored by zionfelix.internet on Hitz FM why Ghanaian authorities really the usage of cannabis.

“I consider the must legalize it. It is legalized in lots of countries. A popular man or woman like the late Kofi Annan additional his voice to it, he reported it really should be decriminalized,” he mentioned.

“No, I really don’t use it…but I have been a youthful boy prior to and in my youthful days I did some wrong matters but at this age, I really don’t imagine I will at any time indulge in that,” George Jahraa posited after he was asked no matter if he has utilized cannabis in advance of.

“I will hardly ever condemn anyone applying it because, in some countries, it is legalized,” the renowned musician added.

When the interviewer requested why he is pushing for a thing he will not use to be legalized, he answered: “It won’t be logic for me to say Kofi Annan utilised it mainly because he also identified as for it made use of to be decriminalized. If I am becoming a member of this campaign, it does not necessarily mean I am utilizing it, I am adhering to what Kofi Annan explained.”

A portion of Ghanaian celebs more than the time has termed for the legalization of cannabis and it appears this simply call will not stop at any time shortly.

Vote against Akufo-Addo; Bantama NPP Chairman Campaigns


Chairman of the governing New Patriotic Social gathering (NPP) for the Bantama Constituency, Fiifi Mensah has mounted a spirited opposition to President -Addo and his party’s manifesto motivation of finding Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chiefs (MMDCEs) elected by the finish of 2020, MyNewsGh.com reports.

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The Electoral Fee has scheduled December 17, 2019 for
Ghanaians to decide by a Certainly or NO vote, the of MMDCEs, a key
campaign assure of the NPP in the operate-up to the 2016 election.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has experienced celebration to
say the believability of his government in the 2020 normal elections would be
hurt if it simply cannot supply on that manifesto dedication a year to the polls,
urging his appointees to acquire the referendum “seriously”.

“I’m desirable to you. Permit us acquire this referendum
seriously. Speaking on a purely partisan amount, it’s going to search incredibly negative if
the manifesto determination by the NPP administration with a calendar year of heading to the
polls cannot provide on it. We have to produce on it in any other case our believability
will be extremely a great deal at stake in 2020 and since everyone’s position hinges on the
victory of the NPP, we must be careful about jeopardizing the chances of the
NPP in the elections in advance of us,” the president told MMDCEs and other critical
staff members of the several assemblies at a teaching programmed on the Dissolution of
Assemblies and Referendum in Kumasi.

“I have no doubt in my intellect that it is a progressive stage
that we are getting, and that the status of our govt and tradition for
currently being the forefront for the reforms of the physique politics of Ghana are going to
be further heightened and emboldened by this phase that we are using, that
anytime NPP is in place of work, techniques are taken that modernize our country and provide
our nation to greater amounts of progress, accountability and consciousness,” he
observed.

But Fiifi Mensah thinks or else, arguing that the
election of MMDCEs on partisan traces would be a recipe for sabotage of critical
govt procedures like the Absolutely free SHS and the Just one District A person Manufacturing facility
initiative, things of the opposition be elected to man the assemblies.

He thinks Ghana is not ripe to take this sort of a move for the reason that,
the nation has no complete countrywide enhancement agenda that would bind
successive governments to work in the direction of accomplishing its aspirations, so it would
be suicidal to have opposition aspects in the governance construction, specifically
in critical positions like the MMDCE.

Talking in an job interview with Sunyani-dependent Area FM monitored by MyNewsGh.com , he urged Ghanaians to honour the president and value his perform by voting at minimum 90% NO a apparent deviation from the wish of Nana Akufo Addo.

“I’m attractive to all the fantastic individuals of Ghana, primarily houses that have benefitted from the Totally free SHS, Country Bulders Corps (NABCO) and other social interventions instituted by this government to thank the president by voting NO in the future referendum”, he stated.

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This would be the next time below President Nana Akufo-Addo that a referendum would be held.

Source:MyNewsGh.com/Edwrad Amagyei Naaso/2019

NDC faces Traditional Council BAN over crooked campaigns


Chiefs of the Awutu Standard are up in arms with the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) and have threatened to slap a ban on their actions in the spot if the latest crooked strategies persists.

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The Chiefs are in the interim demanding that Mr. Kwaku
Ampong who is championing what they described as divisions in the place on
political lines,  renders an unqualified
apology to the chiefs and persons of the location or they will implement their threats
to provide as a deterrent to some others.

At a press conference on Tuesday September 10, 2019, the Performing
President of the Awutu Regular Council, Nai Pobee Abundam VII expressed
disappointment in the misinformation fueled by one  Kwaku Ampong who doubles as the NDC
Conversation Officer of the constituency that the Member of Parliament (MP)
for the area, Hon. Andah was hooted at throughout the Awutu Awubia .

‘’We connect with on the Countrywide Democratic Congress in the
constituency to overtly rebuke Mr. Ampong for peddling falsehood about the
successful competition, an act which has brought the name of the Classic
Council and Arranging Committee into disrepute.

 This we will not just take
lightly. In as substantially political events would like to force their candidates as
the better selection in comparison to that of the functions, involving the Common
Council in this kind of act is deemed 
disrespectful and denigrates our customs and culture.’’ He pressured

The Setting up Committee for the Awubia Competition even so expressed
their profound gratitude to the Member of Parliament for the place, Hon. Nenyi
George Andah and indicated that they would not have been capable to attain a
profitable event without having the tremendous help from him.

‘’Hon. Andah is a god-sent and has been of good assistant
not only to the Conventional Council or the folks of Awutu but the full
constituency and region at significant. He indeed this years’ festival a unforgettable
1 and we wish all political get-togethers and candidates will emulate his design and style.’’
He mentioned.

“We would also like to thank the Regional Minister and MMDCEs and other company sponsors these types of as MTN, Vodafone, ABL and everybody who supported the in just one way or the other.”

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The Awubia pageant is celebrated by the people of Awutu in
the Central Region at the past week of August. It is week celebration to
commiserate prosperous achievement of a bumper harvest, which the men and women of
Awutu refer to as ‘Bia’, and the ceremonial giving of thanks to the gods and
ancestors.

Resource: MyNewsGh.com/Stephen Zoure/2019

NRSC campaigns for accident-free festival in Cape Coast


By
Afedzi Abdullah, GNA

Cape Coast, Sept. 8, GNA – The Central
Regional Place of work of the National Highway Protection Commission (NRSC) has embarked on
intense community schooling aimed at guaranteeing an incident-free Oguaa Fetu-Afahye
Pageant.

The marketing campaign was carried out in some significant
communities in the Metropolis with Ntsin, Ayekoo-Ayekoo, Gyegyem, Abura
and the Kotokuraba Large Street and would go on even after the pageant.

The NRSC distributed stickers and fliers to
motorists with inscriptions this kind of as “Speed Kills: Get rid of Your Pace and Save a
Pedestrian,” and “Stop Highway Accidents Now.”

The officers also visited some gas stations
and interacted with pump attendants, motorists, motor and bicycle riders on how
to carry out their business securely and use the roadways wisely to reduce accidents.

Ms Linda Affotey-Annang, the Performing Regional
Director of the NRSC, reported the campaign experienced come to be necessary due to the
repeated pedestrian knock-downs leading to the reduction of life throughout the festive
year.

“It has not been uncomplicated, but apparently,
just our existence was adequate to scare some motorists and riders not to travel
carelessly on the street. So I can say our exercising has, so considerably, been fruitful.”

She cautioned drivers against drunk-driving,
loading travellers earlier mentioned the needed figures, in excess of-speeding and pointless
overtaking and maneuvers, particularly by motorcyclists.

She encouraged the drivers and traders to
prioritise their basic safety in as considerably as they try for brisk organization all through the
pageant.

Ms Affotey-Annang the motorists to be
disciplined, undertake standard checks on their motor vehicles and stay clear of employing
worn-out tyres.

She stated the Fee would continue to
embark on road protection utilizing all offered usually means to remind motorists,
pedestrians and the public on safety steps to avoid highway crashes.

GNA

Holy Trinity Campaigns For Medical IT


The Holy Centre has set the spotlight on Data Technologies (IT) to enable increase health care shipping and delivery and administration in Ghana.

At its most up-to-date qualified progress programme, IT in healthcare delivery took the centre phase, with hospitals and other medical facilities in the state currently being to include IT in their operations for powerful and support shipping and delivery.

Useful resource individual for the forum held at the Hinlone Chinese Restaurant in Accra on Friday, August 2, 2019, Dr. Yaw Ofori Adjei, pointed out the critical will need for the deployment of IT in healthcare delivery in Ghana.

Dr. Ofori Adjei from the Inner Medication/Intense Treatment Medicine Device of the Korle Bu Educating Clinic also highlighted the limitations to IT deployment in health care delivery in Ghana.

Touching on the need to have for IT in healthcare, he mentioned “the human brain, even a physician’s mind, simply cannot continue to keep up with the exponential progress in medical expertise that will occur in forthcoming years.”

In accordance to him, computers can now retailer probably infinite amounts of facts that can be retrieved and applied as and when necessary.

He indicated that IT now presents secure trade of individual info in between vendors.

He called for the adoption and advertising of Digital Clinical Documents (EMR) retaining, “IT can help link the a variety of health and fitness subsystems.”

According to him, the 5 impactful know-how tendencies in healthcare delivery integrated Synthetic Intelligence, Deep Mastering Technologies, the Internet of Professional medical Items (IoMT), Blockchain, Digital Truth (VR) and Augmented Fact (AR).

BY Melvin Tarlue

MUSIGA campaigns have been clean — Trigmatic details on upcoming election


Arrive Wednesday, June 26, the Musicians Union of Ghana () will go to the polls to elect new executives who will lead the Union for the subsequent 4 a long time. And according to the 5-member committee supervising the elections, they are pleased with how the campaign has been.

Talking with Graphic Showbiz on Tuesday, June 18,2019 about preparations for the future election, Hip Hop artiste, , who spoke on behalf of the Committee claimed they had not been given issues of individual attacks and character assassination from any applicant but.

He explained even although members of the committee have not keenly followed strategies of aspirants since the regulations bars them from that, if there were concerns with the campaign, they would have appear to their desk.

“By the rules, we are not intended to be part of any marketing campaign or assist any candidate so we have not been strongly checking but I can say that it has been thoroughly clean so considerably. “Yes, there will be couple of supporters who may go overboard but as we communicate now, we’ve not experienced any formal complaints from aspirants,” he said.

MUSIGA set up a five-member committee made up of Smart Nkansah (), Previous MUSIGA president, Diana Hopeson as secretary to supervise the impending elections.

Richie Mensah will do a great occupation as Vice President of MUSIGA – Eazzy

According to Trigmatic, the elections will be held in all regional capitals with supervision by the Electoral Fee of Ghana in line with the amended MUSIGA Constitution which stipulates that all compensated up card-bearing customers are suitable to vote.

There are eleven candidates vying for different positions with veteran musician and existing Vice President of MUSIGA, Bessa Simons, and Ghanaian Reggae artiste, Ras Caleb Appiah-Levi aspiring to realize success outgoing MUSIGA President, Bice Osei Kuffuor aka Obour.

Gospel artiste, Rev. Dr. Harry Thomas Yawson and Richard Karikari Mensah popularly identified as Richie of Lynx Amusement are vying for the Ist Vice President Position.

Gospel artiste, Ruth Benny Wood also recognised as Abena Ruthy and Deborah Freeman are contesting for the 2nd Vice President when Sylvia Bosompem Amposah and Samuel Kofi Agyeman battle for the General Secretary situation.

The rest are Gifty Ghansah (National Welfare Officer), Rev Edward Edusa-Eyison (Nationwide Treasurer) and Chizzy Nii Adu Wailer (Countrywide Organiser).

The two contestants vying for the presidency, Bessa Simons and Ras Caleb have been producing some powerful promises to appeal to voters.

While Ras Caleb, who is at present the Bigger Accra Regional Chairman of MUSIGA guarantees a dedicated audio band for each individual location if elected President, Bessa Simons has the “One musician, A person Instrument” campaign slogan.

The new executives will be sworn into office environment on Tuesday, August 27.


Source: GRAPIC.COM