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GWCL warns of an imminent water crisis in the northern region

The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has issued a stern warning over a looming water crisis in the northern region following what the company described as the dwindling in size --- due largely to degradation and siltation --- of the Volta Lake in Nawuni where its intake plant is situated. The color of the water,…
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Karaga gets a bridge

  The District Chief Executive (DCE) of Karaga, Mr. Alhassan Yabdow, on behalf of the President, Mr. Nana Akuffo Addo, has performed a sod-cutting ceremony for the construction of a bridge separating two communities, Nambrugu and Bagli in the Karaga district. The two communities have been separated for some time now since the collapse of…
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Local dietician says malnutrition the leading cause of child deaths.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), malnutrition is estimated to contribute to more than one third of all child deaths, although it is rarely listed as the direct cause. Lack of access to highly nutritious foods, especially in the present context of rising food prices, is a common cause of malnutrition. Poor feeding practices,…
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