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SSNIT IT BOSS INTERDICTED OVER FAKE DEGREE

The Economic and Organized Crime Office (EOCO) has interdicted Head of SSNIT Management Information Systems, Dr. Caleb Afaglo for presenting fake degrees and documents to attain the job of an IT boss. A thorough investigation by the anti-graft agency of EOCO revealed that Dr. Afaglo did not have a doctorate …

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PRESSURE TO LEGALIZE HOMOSEXUALITY INTENSIFIES

A group of eight Ghanaians in Canada have canvassed support from certain powerful persons in institutions in Canada to put pressure on the Ghanaian government to legalize homosexuality. They petitioned government to legalize the act on Thursday, August 17, 2017. Following the advocacy, the Member of Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, …

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GUPS ELECT NEW EXECUTIVES

The Ghana Union of Professional Students (GUPS) have elected new executives to steer the affairs of the Union for  the 2017/18 academic year. The election was part of the annual delegates Congress held at the Kings University College from the 16th-20th August,2017 near Kasoa in the the Central Region under …

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$43,000 rot uncovered at Scholarship Secretariat

The Scholarship Secretariat wired an amount of $43,000 (Gh¢191,291) to the Ghana Mission in Conakry, Guinea in 2014 but the money never hit its destination, investigations have revealed. The money was meant to pay for Government of Ghana sponsored students’ allowances between January and March 2014. However, the 2015 Auditor …

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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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THREE CHILDREN PER COUPLE IS NEEDLESS- UG LECTURER

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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