Politics

President Mahama grants 896 prisoners amnesty

Accra, July 4, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama has, in commemoration of Ghana’s 56th Republican Anniversary, granted amnesty to 896 prisoners.

A statement from Flagstaff House Communications said the freed prisoners include 813 first offenders, 16 seriously ill and 63 aged (70 years and above).

Others are special cases made up of one double amputee and three prisoners on death row who had their sentences commuted to life imprisonment.

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Public private partnerships will enhance vegetable production

Accra, June 15 GNA - Mr Kenneth Wujangi, Deputy Chief of Staff in charge of operations, has said public private partnerships in the vegetable production, is essential to enhance growth and deliver reliable stream of information and technology in emerging trends.

He said collaborative partnerships could be used to effectively bridge the gap between the public and private sectors to meet the farmer and consumer needs.

Mr Wujangi said this at a conference on public private partnership in the vegetables value chain in Accra.


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