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Oh EC, But Why?

QUOTE: “The Electoral Commission (EC) has corrected the total valid votes put out during the declaration of results on December 9 [2020]. EC Chairperson, Jean Mensa, [had] declared the presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Akufo-Addo, as the President-elect, based on a total of 13,433,573 valid votes […]

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Trump’s panned payroll tax deferral is mandatory for 2.2 million federal employees and military members

An estimated 2.2 million federal workers and military members cannot opt-out of the temporary payroll tax deferral ordered by President Trump, meaning that they will see larger paychecks through the end of the year but smaller paychecks early next year. Employers generally have the ability to opt-out of the deferred payroll tax, […]


The difference between Quarantine and Isolation:

Introduction Isolation and quarantine help protect the public by preventing exposure to people who have or may have a contagious disease. Isolation separates sick people with a contagious disease from people who are not sick. Quarantine separates and restricts the movement of people who were exposed to a contagious disease to see […]


Akufo-Addo goes into self quarantine after exposure to person with coronavirus

Source: President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is going into a 14-day self-quarantine after getting exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19. “On the advice of doctors, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is from today, July 4, 2020, taking a 14-day precautionary self-isolation measure in compliance with COVID-19 protocols,” Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, the […]

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CDC Expands COVID-19 Booster Recommendations

Media Statement For Immediate Release: Monday, November 29, 2021Contact: Media Relations(404) 639-3286 The following is attributable to CDC Director, Dr. Rochelle Walensky Today, CDC is strengthening its recommendation on booster doses for individuals who are 18 years and older. Everyone ages 18 and older should get a booster shot either when […]


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Courts Block Enforcement of Vaccination Mandates Recent court rulings have blocked implementation and enforcement of federal COVID-19 vaccination mandates, including requirements for certain healthcare workers. A December 6 deadline had been set for initial compliance. On November 29 and 30, orders from federal judges blocked a vaccination mandate nationwide for healthcare workers at facilities […]

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Economic Policy And Financial Statement Of The NPP Government For 2022 Financial Year And Matters Arising

Following the latest developments around the failed NPP Government’s Economic Policy and Financial Statement for the 2022 financial year, the National Democratic Congress in the Upper West Region is appalled by concerted efforts to undermine the Rt. Hon. Speaker of Parliament, denigrate him and draw his enviable stature into disrepute. […]