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Government seeks public contributions to fund Free SHS

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta during the budget reading today said government intends to solicit funds from members of the public who wish to contribute to the growth of the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy. This, according to Ken Ofori-Atta, was influenced by calls to establish a fund for voluntary contributions towards the growth of the Free SHS project adding ...

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President Akufo-Addo Leaves For Qatar

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, left Ghana on Tuesday, 14th November, 2017, for a 3-day official visit to Qatar. Whilst there, President Akufo-Addo, as co-Chair of the Group of Advocates of Eminent Persons of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, will attend the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), and deliver the keynote address on the ...

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Akufo-Addo breaks ground for construction of 2000 housing units at Appolonia

President Nana Akufo-Addo has assured Ghanaians that the struggles they go through in the bid to find decent and comfortable accommodation would soon be a thing of the past. The president is optimistic that the affordable housing project by Appolonia City and Ghana Home Loans will bring relief to Ghanaians. According to him, this forms part of government’s agenda to ...

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Parliament passes Special Prosecutor’s Bill

Parliament has passed the Special Prosecutor Bill making it an Act of Parliament. The bill was passed today, Thursday, November 14, after going through the various stages of the House. The Office of the Special Prosecutor is aimed at helping the government handle corruption-related issues among state officials in a nonpartisan manner. Per the Act, an independent prosecutor will head ...

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If Trump’s new tax plan passes and you make $500,000 a year, you’re about to get slammed

.Households making between $200,000 and $500,000 could be the biggest “losers” of the Senate Republicans’ tax reform plan. •About a quarter of those households would pay more in 2019. •Fewer households with income over $1 million would pay more — of those, only 18% would see a tax increase in 2019. Households making between $200,000 and $500,000 might be the ...

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MANASSEH’S FOLDER: The selfless heroes who are changing Ghana

Written by Manasseh Azure Awuni Madam Paulina Opei knelt in appreciation as CEO of MTN Ghana, Mr. Ebenezer Asante, presented her with a trophy and a cheque of GHc100,000 for being the ultimate winner of MTN Heroes of Change Season II On Friday night, MTN Ghana celebrated ten outstanding heroes of our republic. It was a moment of pride when ...

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Poayangmire pupils sit on bare floor to learn

Pupils of Poayangmire primary school in the Binduri District of the Upper East Region, are forced to sit on bare floor to learn, and this is just one of the school’s many infrastructural challenges. They thus want government to swiftly provide them a conducive infrastructure for teaching and learning. The Poayangmire community initiated primary school is the only school serving ...

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Chicago’s Ghana National Council, GNC, Forms Committee to acquire a community center.

Source: www.sankofaonline.com Pictures credit: Reuben Hadzide & Akua Agyeman Ramada Inn, Chicago Illinois, November 5 2017: After 20 or more years of failed attempts by the Ghana National Council, GNC, and the original funds geared towards the acquisition of a Ghana house squandered, the GNC has yet again, set up a promising committee to help the community finally acquire a ...

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