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More fuel hikes coming – IES

Principal Research Analyst at the Institute of Energy Security (IES), Mikdad Mohammed, has said Ghanaians should prepare for high fuel prices due to the poor performance of the local currency against the dollar and other major international currencies… Principal Research Analyst at the Institute of Energy Security (IES), Mikdad Mohammed, …

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StarTimes won’t manage DTT platform, GIBA ‘misinformed’ – Andah

The Deputy Minister of Communications, George Andah, has dispelled suggestions that Chinese broadcaster, StarTimes, has been contracted to manage the country’s Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) network platform. According to him, StarTimes have been brought on to the project solely to enhance the platform. The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) had earlier …

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‘NHIS still covers minor dressing, suturing’

The management of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has said the scheme covers minor dressing and suturing.A statement issued by the Corporate Affairs Directorate of the NHIA on Tuesday, 18 September, said contrary to some reports that the scheme no longer covers such services, a patient with such problems …

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Prof Adei urges government to stop allowances to trainee teachers, nurses

Government has been urged to stop giving allowances to both nurses and teacher trainees and invest such funds in Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET). Professor Stephen Adei, Former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), said “it is time to put the required emphasis on …

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6.8m Ghanaians poor — GSS report

A report on ‘Trends of Poverty and Inequality’ in Ghana has revealed that based on 2017 population projections, a total of 6.8 million people were captured as poor and, therefore, could not afford to spend GHS4.82 per day in 2016/17. It stated that 2.4 million people were extremely poor (8.2 …

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Speaker summons MPs for emergency sitting next week

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has recalled Members of Parliament from recess to help consider what he says is an “urgent Parliamentary business.” Parliament is expected to sit for five days beginning 24th to 28th September 2018. “In exercise of the power conferred on the Speaker by …

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14 teacher trainees in police custody over licensure exam leakage

At least fourteen teacher trainees who sat for the just ended teacher licensure examinations are currently in police custody for their roles in the alleged leak of exam questions. Reports emerged on Wednesday that some of the questions for the exams leaked, while long delays characterised the exam at various …

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