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Government has cited a syndicate made of oil marketing companies, landing beach committee members as well transporters it claims are behind the diversion of premix fuel.

A joint statement issued by the Ministries of Energy, Fisheries and Aquaculture as well the National Petroleum Authority, Thursday, stated the syndicate after loading the premix fuel from the Tema Oil Refinery fail to deliver the products to the desired destination.

Over 200 cases of premix diversions have been recorded this year alone, costing the nation over 22 million cedis. The phenomenon which was rife in 2005 appear to rear its ugly head with the change in government.

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection with the support of UN Women will on December 12, 2017, launch the HeForShe global solidarity movement in Ghana.

The launch is to be performed by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in Accra.

Speaking at a media launch in Accra, Wednesday, the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba the HeForShe campaign in Ghana in support of the global movement by the UN Women towards the attainment of gender equality. 

The Central Regional Director of the Department of Gender, Mrs. Thywill Eyra Kpe has made a passionate plea to parents, community leaders, traditional council members and the general public to desist from settling cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence [SGBV] at home.

According to Thywill Kpe, most sexual and gender based violence happen at home and in communities. She stated that for issues of sexual and gender based violence to be reduced or eradicated, the cases must be reported to law enforcement agencies to ensure the logical end of the cases.

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