Race to get Obama to end US sanctions against Sudan

Race to get Obama to end US sanctions against Sudan

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Washington, DC, Feb. 12, GNA – The race is on to get 100,000 signatures, by Monday February 15, on a petition on the White House website to force President Barack...

Germany pledges continuous support for ECOWAS

Germany pledges continuous support for ECOWAS

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Accra, Feb. 12, GNA - The Federal Republic of Germany has pledged continuous support for the various programmes and projects of ECOWAS, towards attaining the integration goals of the West...

CePAT inaugurates expanded laboratory facility

CePAT inaugurates expanded laboratory facility

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Accra, Feb 12, GNA -The Centre for Pharmaceutical Advancement and Training (CePAT) has inaugurated an expanded state-of-the-art microbiology laboratory facility to meet the quality assurance demands of Sub-Saharan Africa.

Collapsed building kills man at Himan

 

Himan, (W/R) May 29, GNA- A 40 year-old mechanic over the weekend died when part of an uncompleted two- story building collapsed on him at Himan in the Prestea Huni/Valley district.
     The deceased has been identified as Kwame Kyei Boateng, an employee of Africa Mining Services.
   The body has since been deposited at the Prestea Government Hospital for autopsy.
   Divisional Officer Grade II Joseph Koranteng, District Fire Officer, made this known in an interview with the Ghana News Agency.
     He said at about 0630 hours on Saturday, his office received a distressed call that a building has collapsed at Himan.
   Mr Koranteng said shortly after the information his officers arrived at the accident scene and noted that Boateng who has rented part of the second floor of the building was trapped under by the debris with six others.

     With the support of personnel of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), they were able to rescue the victims who were rushed to hospital.
     He said six of the affected victims were treated and discharged but Boateng who sustained severe injuries all over his body was referred to Kumasi to seek further medical attention but he died on the way.
     Mr Koranteng said though the cause of the incident has not been ascertained, his office is investigating the disaster.
     Mr Iddrisu Salifu Mohammed, District NADMO Coordinator, said the organisation is yet to complete assessment on the incident.  
     Mr Francis Adu Blay Koffie, Member of Parliament, the District Fire Officer and other heads of department visited the deceased’s family to console them.
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