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Three Ghanaians have reportedly died in the past week in Libya with over 500 people more stranded in that country.

The Ghanaian immigrants who travelled to seek greener pastures are struggling to cope with the harsh conditions in the war-ravaged North African country.

Vice President - Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has announced that government has lifted the ban on the hiring of Agric Extension officers, saying about 1200 of them had been recruited thus far.

This, according to him, would ensure that the government’s audacious programme of ‘planting for food and jobs’ which will be launched Wednesday April 19, 2017 becomes a success and a model worthy of emulation across the sub-region.

The campaign against illegal mining (galamsey) has begun bearing fruits, as some miners in the Western Region have voluntarily turned in their excavators. According to the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr John Peter Amewu, the government had so far received more than 75 excavators.

"This is a good sign that the campaign against illegal mining across the country is yielding results," he said at the launch of the ‘Stop Galamsey Now’ campaign in Mpraeso in the Eastern Region.

The Most Rev. Professor Daniel Yinkah Sarfo, Rev. Dr Opuni-Frimpong and The Most Rev. Philip Naameh

Christian religious group leaders have urged Ghanaians to use the Easter festivities to set aside their differences and forge ahead in peace and unity.

That, they said, required that Ghanaians rise above disappointments and past failures, as well as seek to be reconciled with those they might have offended.

There is no need to import vehicles into Ghana when locally-assembled Kantanka automobile models are available.

That’s the endorsement by the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II after taking delivery of a customised suburban utility vehicle [SUV] manufactured by Kantanka Automobile in Kumasi.

The Chief Justice has designated 14 courts (7 High Courts and 7 Circuit Courts) to deal with all mining offences committed under the Minerals and Mining Act, Act 703.

A statement issued by the Judicial Secretary, Justice Alex B. Poku-Acheampong said the designation of the courts by C.J. Georgina Wood, is in furtherance of “the recent groundswell of public revulsion and media and civil society advocacy against the menace of illegal mining, commonly referred to as “galamsey”.

Ghana’s former President - Jerry John Rawlings

Ghana’s former President, Jerry John Rawlings has condemned the attack by the United States of America on Syria describing it “most vicious, cowardly and evil.”

The US last week attacked a military base in Syria after that country’s president Bashar al-Assad was accused by the Trump administration for launching a chemical attack on civilians.

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