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Find sustainable means of funding Free SHS – Manteaw to government

Chairman of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), Dr. Steve Manteaw has tasked the government to find more sustainable sources of funding for the Free SHS Policy. He opined that depending solely on the oil revenue to fund the policy is not sustainable, pointing out that natural resources just like oil will deplete at a point in time. “The …

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Parents sensitised on food nutrition and hygiene

Madam Naomi Ahortor, a Senior Nursing Officer in Public Health on Nutrition and Food Management has said the human body needed essential nutritional substances to grow healthy. She said the human body needed animal and plant proteins, carbohydrates, fruits and vegetable vitamins, minerals, fats and oil, and water which the body could not manufacture on its own. Madam Ahortor made …

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FIFA’s Samoura says encountered racism, sexism

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said she encountered sexism and racism when she took over the job, with some in soccer opposed to a “black woman” taking a senior post at the global governing body. The 55-year-old Senegalese was the first woman to hold a senior role at FIFA when she took over from Jerome Valcke, who was sacked in …

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AirtelTigo tops quality of service in 92 districts

The current telecoms Quality of Service (QoS) ratings and rankings from the National Communications Authority (NCA) indicates AirtelTigo is doing better in more districts than the other telcos. A total of 92 districts in Greater-Accra, Ashanti, Eastern, Western and Northern regions were tested for coverage strength, call congestion rate, call drops rate, call set up time, call completion rate and …

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We don’t take deposits – Menzgold replies BoG

The Chief Executive Officer of Gold buying firm, Menzgold, Nana Appiah Mensah has described as “needless” threats by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to penalize it for taking deposits. The governor of the Central Bank, Dr. Ernest Addison disclosed Monday at a press conference that Menzgold will soon be sanctioned after preliminary investigations showed it is conducting business contrary to …

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Government has paid $7.5m freely to KelniGVG – IMANI boss reveals

IMANI Africa president, Franklin Cudjoe, has alleged that government has paid $7.5m freely to KelniGVG for doing nothing so far. Mr Cudjoe, who had earlier disclosed on his Facebook wall that, a source at the interior ministry has whispered to him, his life is in danger because of his campaign on the $178m KelniGVG deal signed between the Government of …

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Remove Mac Manu as GPHA Board Chair – Workers demand

Workers of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority have issued a two-week ultimatum to the government to remove the Board Chair, Peter Mac Manu from the post or face their wrath. Mr Manu’s removal, according to the Union will safeguard the interest of the Authority. The Union said the Board Chair, Mr Mac Manu has been engaging in wrongful undertakings …

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Kufuor is evil, Mahama a rogue – Rawlings jabs

Former President Flight Lieutenant Jerry John Rawlings has said former Presidents John Agyekum Kufuor and John Dramani Mahama who ruled the country after him were evil and corrupt leaders. According to him, former President Kufuor is ‘evil’ and former President Mahama is a ‘rogue’ who destroyed the country. He said, “I know with my integrity when I die, I will …

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Youth empowered to fight negative widowhood rites

About 40 selected youth from three Districts in the Upper East Region have been given community journalism training by media practitioners to identify and report on dehumanising widowhood rites practised in their respective communities. The three selected districts which included; Bolgatanga Municipality, Talensi and Nabdam Districts and resource persons from the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) educated …

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Anas hurt, BBC disappointed; Sefa Kayi breached confidentiality – Baako

The mentor of Anas Aremeyaw Anas, Mr Abdul Malik Kweku Baako, has explained the circumstances that led to the breach of confidentiality between President Akufo-Addo and Anas and led to the reporting of Kwesi Nyantakyi to the police ahead of the outdoor of the documentary on sports corruption. According to him, it was agreed that the Presidency would have responded …

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