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Author Archives: Delali Adogla-Bessa

Brexit vote: Bitter exchanges in EU parliament debate

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The European parliament’s first debate on the UK’s vote to leave has been marked by bitter exchanges. A central figure in the Leave campaign, UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage, was booed, called a liar and accused of using “Nazi propaganda”. Mr Farage shot back that the EU itself was “in denial”. UK Prime Minister David Cameron has arrived ...

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Appiah calls for renewed support for Black Stars

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Former Black Stars skipper Stephen Appiah has urged fans of the national team to rekindle their support ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers later this year. Ghana will attempt to get to another World Cup and they are in Group E with Egypt, Uganda and Congo Brazzaville. However, following events in the last World Cup in Brazil, fans ...

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We’ll meet deadline on NHIS card registrants tomorrow – EC

Charlotte Osei, EC Chairperson

The Electoral Commission has said it will on Wednesday, June 29, comply with an order by the Supreme Court asking it to provide the full list of voters who registered onto the electoral roll, ahead of the 2012 elections, using the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) card, as proof of Ghanaian citizenship. The Supreme Court’s six-day ultimatum expires tomorrow [Wednesday], and the Commission ...

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Broll Ghana donates to aged and children’s home

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Broll Ghana limited, a leading institution in the real estate industry, has donated various items to the Mercy Mission Care and Teshie Children’s Center located at Airport Hills and Teshie respectively. The items, which include clothes, student mattresses and pillows, were presented to the institutions last week. The Head of Residential Properties at Broll Ghana Limited, Naa Aadua Nuno, stated ...

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Ghana must improve tax mobilization to sustain mid-income status – Tekper

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Finance Minister, Mr. Seth Tekper has stated that Ghana must improve its tax mobilization structure to meet the country’s middle income status for fiscal consolidation. Currently, Ghana’s tax performance on the African continent is around 17 to 18 percent, while the percentage of tax to GDP is below 35 percent. Speaking at the sidelines of a seminar organized by the ...

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U/East: Teachers threaten demo over delayed promotions

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A group of teachers in the Upper East Region are threatening a demonstration against the Regional Directorate of Education for delays in their promotion. The teachers, who completed a sandwich and distance learning course in basic education in 2015, say the Regional Educational Directorate has refused to upgrade them to the rank of principal superintendent professional. The group of teachers numbering over ...

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STAR Ghana, Citi FM train volunteers for election coverage [Photos]

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Phase two of the 2016 election project to train election volunteers has ended in Accra. Citi FM in collaboration with STAR Ghana, put together the training workshop for volunteers who will be covering the elections in various regions. Participants were taken through a two day extensive preparation to equip them during election coverage. The project, sponsored by STAR Ghana, is ...

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Ministry of Education donates buses to U/W schools

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The Ministry of Education has donated seven buses and 10 Mahindra Pick-up vehicles to selected senior high schools, teacher training colleges and district directorates of education in the Upper West Region. One thousand cartons of chalk and a number of dual-desks were also donated to the schools as part of government’s efforts to equip and facilitate the administrative operations and ...

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Ring Road Rotary Club supports Tinkong with toilet facility

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The people of Tinkong, a farming community in the Eastern Region, can now enjoy better health services, following the inauguration of a GH₵ 75,000.00 four- seater modern toilet facility for the health centre. The facility was provided by the Rotary Club of Accra Ring Road Central. The health centre has over the years faced major challenges with lack of modern, ...

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NDC to hold Krowor primary in a month

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The Greater Accra Regional Organizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Anthony Nukpenu, has said his party is working to have parliamentary primary held in the Krowor constituency within the next month. This follows the stepping down of the party’s parliamentary candidate for the Krowor constituency, E.B Borketey, reportedly over ill-health. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Mr. Nukpenu confirmed that, E.B Borketey ...

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