Author Archives: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey

Most property owners unware of property tax

New tax reforms to be introduced by government next year will see an upward review of the property tax rate as well as the intensification of enforcement of the collection of that tax. The Finance Minister during the 2018 budget reading reiterated that the constitution enjoins MMDAs to mobilize revenue through sources like the property tax, collection of which is ...

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Nation Builders Corps initiative waste of money – IMANI Ghana

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Policy think tank, IMANI Ghana, is of the view that government’s decision to set up what it calls a Nation Builders Corps (NBC), which seeks to employ over 100,000 graduates with a budgetary allocation of Ghc600 million, is just a duplication of the mandate of the National Service Scheme. According to the think tank, although the mode of financing the ...

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Wastewater and toilet [Article]

On November 19, 2001 Jack Sim, the Singaporean businessman founded the World Toilet Organisation to bring to fore the provision of toilets for the poor and vulnerable in Singapore. This was after he felt that the discussion on toilets were neglected and shrouded in total embarrassment. Later on in 2013, the UN General Assembly declared November 19 as World Toilet ...

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Citi News Daily: Monday, 20 November 2017

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The Eminence 2017: Tommy Annan Forson

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Muntaka demands independent probe into ‘killing’ of suspected robbers

Minority Chief Whip, Mubarak Muntaka, is calling for an independent investigation to ascertain the cause of death of a 38-year old suspected robber who was killed by Police in Kumasi. Awudu Osman, also known as Awudu Ninja, was shot and killed by police with his alleged accomplice Lukeman Mohammed, also known as Alfa. A final funeral rites had been held ...

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Wangara Kurubi festival celebrated in Kintampo [Photos]

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has reiterated government’s commitment to the development of the country’s human resource through the introduction of social intervention programmes such as the Free SHS and the Zongo Development Fund. He has thus asked parents to take advantage of the initiatives to build a better future for their children. “For many children in low income ...

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Dilapidated Buipe, Yapei bridges to be closed on Monday

The Ghana Highways Authority (GHA) will from Monday, November 20, 2017, close down the Buipe and Yapei bridges in the Northern Region. The bridges have been in dilapidated conditions for some time now, thus posing as a threat to motorists and pedestrians. “The Ghana Highway Authority wishes to inform the general public that due to the poor condition of the ...

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Voluntary Fund for Free SHS needless – Carbonu

The incoming President of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Angel Carbonu, has criticized government’s plan to set up a fund to receive voluntary contributions to support its free Senior High School programme, saying “I can assure you that it will not solve the problem for which it was established.” Speaking on Citi FM’s news analysis programme, The Big Issue ...

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Nine land guards grabbed at Gomoa Fetteh

Nine persons suspected to be gun wielding land guards have been arrested at Gomoa Fetteh in the Central Region by the Anti-Land Guards squad from the Police National Headquarters deployed to the Kasoa area. The team, led by Chief Inspector John Danso of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) of the Ghana Police, arrested the suspects at the palace ...

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