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SSNIT blows $66 million on a malfunctioning Technology

Social Security and National Insurance Trust, SSNIT spent about $66 million on a malfunctioning Information Technology infrastructure – operational business suite (OBS) last year.The project which was meant to provide customers with convenience in service delivery has failed to operate effectively raising issues about the procurement process.

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Government may restrict childbirth to three

The Executive Director of the National population council, Madam Leticia Adelaide Appiah has suggested to government to ensure that childbirth be restricted to three. The 2016 population and housing census pegged Ghana’s population at 28.21 million. The proposal was a step to ensure quality in human resource, and also the …

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The associate professor with the Regional Institute of Population Studies (RIPS) of the University of Ghana, Prof. Stephen Owusu Kwakye has said that the restriction of childbirth to three is needless. The National Population Council (NPC) had earlier described the 2.5% annual population growth of Ghana as alarming, and as …

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Gov’t halts implementation of tow levy

Government will not implement the mandatory towing levy which was scheduled to commence on July 1, 2017. A statement signed by the Minister of Transport Kwaku Ofori Asiamah explained that government took the decision after “extensive consultations between the Minister of Transport and stakeholders in the transport sector.” In 2012, …

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Aubameyang and Omagbemi only Africans on FIFA shortlists

Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Nigeria’s women’s coach Florence Omagbemi are the only Africans in contention for Fifa’s annual awards. Aubameyang is one of 24 players nominated for The Best Fifa Men’s Player award. The 27-year-old was the top scorer in the Bundesliga last season with 31 goals for Borussia Dortmund. Omagbemi …

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Corrupt ‘bragging’ NDC officials will face the court – Kpemka

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) officials who dared the New Patriotic Party government (NPP) to prosecute suspected corrupt officials will soon be put before court for their involvement in various scandals. Deputy Attorney General, Joseph Kpemka who made this revelation on Point Blank segment of Eyewitness News however fell short of mentioning names of …

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