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Tax Justice Coalition of Ghana launches Financial Bleeding Register

The Tax Justice Coalition of Ghana has launched a portal, dubbed ‘Ghana Financial Bleeding Register.’ The Ghana Financial Bleeding Register(FBR) is to provide a public database to accurately respond to the collective public amnesia occasioned by the temporal public interest and follow-ups on the numerous tax mismanagementand other corruption related reports. Launching the Register, the National Chairman of the Coalition ...

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Adansi South District Assembly inaugurates Youth Parliament

The Adansi South District Assembly as part of its strategy to deepen youth participation in the local governance process has inaugurated a District Youth Parliament to engage young people who fall within the age bracket. In collaboration with the National Youth Authority (NYA), the District Parliament will provide a single formalized youth platform for the youth to voice out their ...

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Whipping up tribal sentiments unacceptable, needless – Prof Gyampo tells parties

Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Ghana, and Head of the Youth Bridge Research Institute, Professor Ransford Edward Van Gyampo, has cautioned political actors to desist from whipping up tribalistic and ethnic sentiments in their bid to canvass votes in the run-up to the December polls. He believes this practice will only deepen the already existing polarised ...

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New JHS and SHS curriculum set for roll-out – Education Minister

Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, Edu. Minister

The Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has revealed that Cabinet has approved the Common Core Programme (CCP) Curriculum for Junior and Senior High School and that it is expected to roll out at the beginning of the next academic year. The Minister, who is also MP for Manhyia South and is popularly known as ‘NAPO’, made these revelations in ...

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‘Unplanned’ La General Hospital to be re-organised as 21st century facility

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has cut the sod for the commencement of construction of the La General Hospital Redevelopment Project. At the sod-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, President Akufo-Addo indicated that the redevelopment project has been occasioned by a report from the Ghana Health Service, which indicated that the five-storey structure of the Hospital had developed gaping cracks, ...

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Ghanaian who invented water bicycle makes a sweeping bicycle

The adept young Ghanaian engineer known for the famous water bicycle invention has proven he has a bag of ideas as he comes up with another innovation- a sweeping bicycle. Frank Darko has invented a tricycle that sweeps along as you ride it and he calls it a ”sweeping bicycle.” The Takoradi based engineer explained that his invention is a ...

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Youth is significant to any country’s development – Dr. Kofi Amoah

Dr. Kofi Amoah, a celebrated Ghanaian businessman has underscored the importance of ‘well-groomed’ youth to the development of the country. According to the Citizen Kofi CEO, the success or otherwise of a nation hinges largely on how it takes care of its youth. In this regard, Dr Kofi Amoah has advised the formulation and implementation of policies that seek to ...

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Coronavirus: Stranded Ghanaians in Amsterdam to be evacuated next week

Ghana’s High Commission in Amsterdam, Netherlands, has responded to a directive from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration to return Ghanaians in the European country to Accra. Detailing the evacuation arrangement in a communiqué to GhanaWeb, the mission said the stranded Ghanaian nationals will be evacuated on Monday, August 17, 2020, at 9:00 am via a KLM flight. ...

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61,000 voters with poor fingerprints to go through facial verification

Dr Eric Bossman Asare

The Electoral Commission has said some 61,086 voters who were part of those captured in the just-ended registration exercise, fall under the trauma category – meaning, their fingerprints could not be captured by the electronic system. This mean, they would have to go through facial verification on the day of the general elections before they can vote. At a press ...

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WASSCE violence: GES sacks 14 students

The Ghana Education Service has dismissed some 14 final year students who are believed to have caused chaos and destroyed properties in their respective schools in the wake of the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The GES in a statement said the action is to serve as deterrent for other students who are still partaking in the ...

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