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Afoko’s rights are being abused- U/E NPP members

Concerned members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Upper East Region have described the party’s current back and forth with Paul Afoko as a total disregard for his human rights. The committee that vetted 44 aspirants put on hold, Mr. Afoko’s clearance for further interrogation. The concerned members are appealing to patrons of the party to rise up ...

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KATH strike: Doctors to decide today

Striking doctors at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) will today review the security measures put in place by the hospital and the Regional Security Council and decide whether to resume work or not. The doctors after being attacked by some irate youth over the missing body of a stillborn baby are yet to resume work despite numerous pleas from hospital ...

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NHIA should pay penalty for delayed payments – Chamber of Pharmacy

The Ghana Chamber of Pharmacy is proposing that the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) be made to pay a penalty for delays in payment of accumulated arrears. The Chamber, two weeks ago threatened to cut distribution of drugs to hospitals operating under the NHIA. It later rescinded its decision after the Authority released GHC 104 million to settle claims for ...

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Kpong water works to shut down

The Management of Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) will, from Monday, February 24 to Thursday, February 27, shut down the Kpong Water Treatment Plant, to allow contractors executing the Kpong Intake and Accra, Tema Metropolitan Area Rural Rehabilitation and Expansion (ATMA) projects, undertake critical pipeline interconnections under the project due for completion in the next three months. When completed, the ...

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UG toll booth was a public nuisance – Gbevlo-Lartey

The National security Coordinator, Lt. Col. Larry Gbevlo-Lartey (Rtd.) says the toll booth at the Okponglo entrance of the University of Ghana was demolished because it was a public nuisance. He stated that the ongoing construction of the structure “cannot be called a toll booth. It is a construction. It is work in progress,” he maintained. Personnel from National Security ...

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Land-guards terrorizing Kwabenya property owners

Property owners at Kwabenya in the Ga East District of the Greater Accra region say they distressed by the activities of armed land guards who as part of their modus operandi are forcibly ejecting them and taking over their properties. Nervous residents of the area have reported that the land guards often used sophisticated, dangerous weapons and machineries such as ...

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KATH Update: Doctors and nurses withdraw services

Doctors and nurses at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital have withdrawn their services, following attacks on some of their colleagues at the hospital last Thursday. Citi News’ Ashantio regional correspondent, Hawa Iddrisu reported that the hospital staff have resolved not to return to work until security at the hospital is improved. About 50 young men and women last Thursday stormed the ...

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Hand over mission schools to churches – Christian Council to Gov’t

The Christian Council of Ghana says there has been a “continuous decline in the provision of quality education and moral formation among students since government took over the management of mission schools in the country.”A press statement signed by the General Secretary of the Council, Rev. Dr. Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong, noted that the “inability of the state to manage the schools ...

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I can’t steal from PNC, they are broke – Ayariga

The 2012 flagbearer of the People’s National Congress (PNC), Hassan Ayariga, has denied knowledge of the party’s missing GHC 1.6million campaign cash. The National Treasurer of the party, David Apasara has fingered Mr. Ayariga for the missing campaign money which was to be used during the 2012 election. Mr. Apasara is advocating for Mr. Ayariga to be hauled before the ...

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BoG hits foreign currency account holders hard

Revised rules governing the operations of Foreign Exchange and Foreign Currency Accounts in the country have fully taken off.According to the Bank of Ghana (BoG), the revised rules are intended to streamline the operations of foreign exchange and foreign currency accounts and bring about clarity and transparency in their operations as well as ensure compliance with the Bank of Ghana ...

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