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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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The 2021 Hogbetsotso Festival Cancelled

The first Saturday of every November sees the main festival, Hogbetsotso, spring into life. It symbolizes the great exodus of Ewes from their ancestral home, Notsie, to their present abode around the 15th Century. The Hogbetsotso Festival, which is celebrated at Anloga, the traditional home of the Anlos, attains a grand […]

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Biden-Harris Administration to Expand Vaccination Requirements for Health Care Settings

The Biden-Harris Administration will require COVID-19 vaccination of staff within all Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities to protect both them and patients from the virus and its more contagious Delta variant.  Facilities across the country should make efforts now to get health care staff vaccinated to make sure they are in compliance when […]