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NSS launches nationwide capacity building workshop

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The Deputy Executive Director of the National Service Scheme, Gifty Oware-Aboagye, on Wednesday launched a 2-day Capacity Building Workshop for prospective service personnel. The nationwide workshop which has so far been conducted in 5 regions helps train the personnel on how to comport themselves during service. Addressing the media in the Central Region, she said, the workshop was as a result ...

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NSS personnel to undergo military training – Nitiwul

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Mr Dominic Nitiwul, Minister of Defence has revealed that 10,000 national service personnel would be selected to embark on six months of military training as part of their national service next year. According to him, officials of the National Service Scheme (NSS) have already written to the military to inform them about the exercise. Mr Nitiwul made the revelation when ...

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Soldiers allegedly assault personnel as NSS registration turns chaotic

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The registration process for this year’s national service personnel turned chaotic when some military personnel moved in to maintain order. The presence of the military was necessitated by a long disorganized queue of prospective personnel. Some prospective service personnel told Citi News’ Caleb Kudah that the military in an attempt to maintain order assaulted them by using belts and sticks ...

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Group commits to ensuring lasting peace in Nanung

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A group calling itself Strategic Initiative for Peace Building (SIPEB), has initiated moves to ensure lasting peace in Nanung. The group is made up of students from Nanung who are studying outside the Nanung traditional area in the various institutions across the country. SIPEB bemoaned the negative effects of the violence in Nanung traditional area, and how those of them from ...

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National service postpones 2017/2018 registration

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Registration of service personnel for the 2017/2018 service year has been postponed from Monday 17th July 2017 to Monday, July 24th July, 2017. A statement from the secretariat on Thursday said the postponement was to afford the stakeholders ample time to prepare for the process. “All prospective national service personnel and the general public are to note that the new period ...

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We expect bumper harvest at Dahwenya farm – NSS boss

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The Acting Executive Director of the National Service Scheme, Mustapha Ussif, on Thursday met with workers on the Scheme’s Dahwenya Farm in the Greater Accra Region.   He went to the farm together with some officials of the National Service Secretariat, including the Ag. Deputy Executive in charge of Finance and Administration Ms. Gifty Oware-Aboagye, the head of Human Resource, ...

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Don’t engage ‘goro boys’ for postings – NSS personnel warned

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The National Service Secretariat (NSS) has cautioned prospective national service personnel to desist from engaging middlemen or agents in the course of registering to undertake the mandatory one year service. According to the NSS, it will not bear responsibility for persons who are lured by these agents who extort monies from gullible service personnel with the pretense of getting them ...

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Dr Kpessa Whyte donates to BECE candidates

Former Executive Director of the NSS, Dr. Michael Kpessah-Whyte

Dr Michael Kpessa Whyte, former Executive Director, National Service Scheme, has presented educational items to candidates of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the Shai-Osudoku District. The items which were presented to the Shai-Osudoku District Education Directorate to be distributed to beneficiary schools, included compiled booklets of past BECE questions, reading materials for lower primary, science and mathematics ...

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NSS case: AG prays for more time to file defense

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The Attorney General has prayed an Accra High Court for more time to file its defence in a case involving a dismissed district director of the National Service Scheme. (NSS) Madam Afua Abam from the AG’s office said they needed more time to go through the the writ so as to respond. The district director, on May 5, filed an ...

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NSS Boss inspects projects at Nungua, Papao farms

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The Ag. Executive Director of the National Service Scheme, Mustapha Ussif, on Thursday, May 11, 2017, paid a working visit to Nungua and Papao farms of the Scheme, to inspect the delivery of over 15,000 day-old chicks and Guinea fowls. The 15,000 birds made up of both broilers and layers, were inspected by Hon. Mustapha Ussif together with the Ag. Deputy ...

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