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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 […]

Business Diaspora

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, […]

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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 […]

Health

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

Source: www.ghanaweb.com 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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How Ofori-Atta ‘evaded’ 3 ‘strong’ anti-E-levy questions at Townhall meeting

Source: www.ghanaweb.com The government on Thursday January 27, 2022 organized a townhall meeting on the controversial electronic transaction levy (E-levy).Prominent amongst key personalities who graced the occasion included Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, Minister for Communication andDigitalization, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah and Deputy Majority Leader, Alexander Afenyo-Markin.The townhall […]

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The City of Chicago Adopts New Ordinance Requiring Written Employment Contracts for Domestic Workers

Effective January 1, 2022, the City of Chicago is requiring all employers of “Domestic Workers” to provide a written contract to the Domestic Worker, setting forth the “wage” and the “work schedule” agreed upon between the employer and the Domestic Worker. Upon request of the Domestic Worker, the employer must provide the written contract […]

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Seven arrested as gangs in Nima-Mamobi clash

The Police Service has revealed that seven people have been arrested after two gangs from Nima and Mamobi clashed on Tuesday. According to the Police, two people sustained gunshot wounds and currently are on admission responding to treatment. ACP Kwesi Ofori, Director of Public Affairs of the Police Service said […]