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28% of residents in the northern region lack toilet facilities

Twenty eight (28 %) of the population in the northern region have access to a toilet facility, with 72 percent still practising dehumanizing open defecation in 2012, a consultant with the Regional Environmental Health department  Kwasi Bonteng reveals. Out of the 28 percent, 5 percent has access to quality water closets, while 23 percent use…
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FDA cautioned public against counterfeit products

Ghana's Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have urged the public to beware of influx of counterfeits products in the Ghanaian market. FDA said the activities of counterfeiting has become a grieve concern to them and that the public need to be on the lookout in their communities on the activities of counterfeiters. FDA in an…
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President Mahama slams critics over ‘excessive’ borrowing

In a spirited defence of his administration's profligate borrowing, President John Dramani Mahama has emphasized that the contracting of loans from foreign lenders is well-intentioned and is done solely to finance infrastructural development. Mahama's administration has come under scathing criticisms from the main opposition party, the NPP, for its profligate borrowing. Curtly dismissing the criticisms in Tamale on…
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