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Leap payments go electronic

Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP), would be paid their monies electronically starting from this year, Nana Oye-lithur, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MOGCSP), has stated. The move aimed at improving cash transfer arrangement for LEAP – a safety net to provide some relief to the indigent in the country, comes as a result of a ...

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Dr Nkrumah’s ‘neglected’ Kulungungu cries for help

Kulungungu, the town where Ghana’s first President, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah escaped an assassination attempt in 1962 is in a serious development crisis. Even the only statue that reminds residents about the bomb explosion is in deplorable state; a clear indication it has lost its significance. The town is located a few kilometers from Bawku in the Upper East region, ...

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Homosexuals are children of God – Palmer Buckle

The Most Reverend Charles Palmer Buckle, Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra has stated that lesbians and homosexuals are all children of God whose basic human rights must be respected by all. According to him, the human rights of all gays must not be abused but added that the Catholic Church is against the practice of homosexuality because it is against the ...

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FULL SPEECH: Akufo-Addo’s ‘Real State of the Nation’ address

The flagbearer of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) held what he termed the “Real State of the Nation” address to counter President John Mahama’s state of the nation address. Nana Akufo-Addo among others said Ghana is a nation in crisis, discrediting Mahama’s assertions that the West African country has undergone massive transformation. Click to Read Nana Akufo-Addo Speech ...

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Roads: NPP did 8 times more than NDC – Nana Addo

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) constructed eight times more roads than the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), even though the NDC had 10 times more money, flagbearer of the NPP Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. This, according to him, is because the NDC inflated the costs of road contracts unlike the NPP’s value-for-money attitude. Addressing the media in Accra ...

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My life is in danger for showing my school’s plight

The Headmistress of the Kperisi Basic School in the Wa Municipality of the Upper West Region, Rosina Die, says her life has been threatened after she allowed the plight of her school to be publicized. Earlier, unconfirmed reports said the District Assembly had demanded an apology from her. Harrowing pictures of children lying on the bare floor but showing determination ...

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Trust me to get Ghana back to work – Nana Addo

Flagbearer of the opposition NPP, Nana Akufo-Addo has made a clarion call to Ghanaians to entrust in his care, the administration of the country which he assessed as being in a comatose state. He was confident he has the team that would bring back Ghana’s lost glory as an industrious state capable of developing without relying on loans. “Trust me ...

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SONA: The heckling was too much – Speaker disappointed

Rt. Hon Speaker Edward Doe Adjaho has expressed disappointment at the attitude of MPs during President John Mahama’s State of the Nation Address yesterday. At the chamber of Parliament for Friday’s session, Doe Adjaho said, “I think the heckling yesterday was too much”. Parliament yesterday descended into a chanting match as opposition MPs heckled the President throughout the over three ...

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NDC has worsened living conditions – Bawumia

The running mate to the flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2016 general election, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has accused the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) of failing to provide basic amenities and health care for Ghanaians. The former deputy governor of the Bank of Ghana made the accusation when he delivered a lecture on the topic: ...

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$7bn Eni deal: Mahama saved Ghana $600m – Buah

A renegotiation of the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) Integrated Oil and Gas Project, which includes the combined development of the Sankofa Main, Sankofa East, Gye Nyame, Sankofa East Cenomanian, and Sankofa East Campanian fields, saved Ghana $600 million, Petroleum Minister Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah has said. Of the five fields, the former three are non-associated gas fields while the ...

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500 sacked recruits no threat – Ghana Army

The Ghana Armed Forces has downplayed fears that some 500 army recruits it sacked on grounds of alleged misconduct about two months ago will pose a security threat to the country. A lawyer and former minister under the regime of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, B.K. Senkyire, had urged the state to take steps to absorb the sacked recruits or risk possible ...

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