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Upper East Region leads in child marriage in Ghana [Infographic]

Ghana has one of the highest cases of child marriages in the world. The Upper East Region has the highest number of cases with 39%, out of the ten regions. Western Region follows with 37% and the Greater Accra region, 12%. Check below for more: – Credit: Angela Bortey iJourno/Ghana

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43% of Ghana’s urban dwellers rely on sachet water [Infographic]

A 2014 Demographic and Health Survey report by the Ghana Health Service and the Ghana Statistical Service has revealed that 43% of Ghana’s urban dwellers depend on sachet water as a source of drinking water. It also shows that about 41% rural dwellers resort to tube well or borehole for water. The infographic below shows the sources of improved household drinking ...

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EPL Matchday 22: What you may have missed [Infographic]

Matchday 22 of the Barclays English Premier League, broadcast live on Citi 97.3 FM, saw Arsenal retain their lead at the top of the table on goal difference despite being held to a goalless draw at Stoke. Second-placed Leicester failed to pull clear after gifting bottom club Aston Villa a point while Manchester City in third strengthened their title push ...

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Messi, Neymar or Ronaldo: Race for the 2015 Ballon d’Or [Infographic]

Messi or Ronaldo? Who is the best player in the world? This was inevitable the question which has dominated almost every Ballon d’Or event since 2009, and for good reason. Both have been superb, a class above the  rest during that time, breaking and setting records at will. The duo’s dominance has often relegated the third nominee for the award to ...

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The 8 charges on every litre of petrol you buy [Infographic]

Checks by citifmonline.com indicate that Ghanaians are not enjoying a drastic fall in fuel prices because taxes on fuel alone constitute about 70% of the cost. Each tax component and margins also attract 17.5% Value Added Tax (VAT), which is borne by  the consumer. The infographic below shows a breakdown of the various components and how much is charged. – ...

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New income tax burden: See how you will be affected [Infographic]

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has introduced a new income tax law, Income Tax Act, 2015 (Act 896)  to replace the repealed Internal Revenue Act, (Act 592). The infographic below shows rates to be charged on income earned by individuals, effective 1st January, 2o15.   – By: Mawuli Tsikata/citifmonline.com/Ghana  

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Road accidents down by 17% in 2015 [infographic]

The National Road Safety Commission of Ghana has announced a 17.5% decrease in the number of reported road accidents from January to November 2015 as compared to statistics from the same period in 2014. According to the Executive Director of the Commission, ING May Obiri-Yeboah, “From January to November 2015, a total of 9,904 cases of road traffic crashes have ...

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