Modern Ghana

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President Akufo-Addo has jabbed critics of the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy who are constantly giving apparently erroneous statistics about the progress of implementation of the policy. According to him, unlike his critics, he has not been sitting in Accra to give statistics about the state of infrastructural development in schools nationwide.

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President Akufo-Addo has stated that even though his Government has declared 2020 as the year of roads, not all roads in the country will be constructed. That, he said, was because the country does not have enough funds to construct all roads nationwide.

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President Akufo-Addo says he disagrees with IMANI 39;s assessment of his government based on his manifesto promises. To him the 48 per cent accorded to his government by IMANI is inaccurate and therefore disagrees with it.

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Hon. Daniel Kwesi Asiaman, Member of Parliament (MP) for Buem in the Oti Region, has taken a swipe at the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) for making life unbearable for Ghanaians due to failed campaign promises and rising corruption.

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Chief Executive Officer of the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan (NEIP), Lawyer John Kumah has said President Akufo-Addo rsquo;s government has made significant strides in addressing Ghana rsquo;s unemployment challenges. He noted that the gloomy picture of the Ghanaian economy, inherited from the predecessor Mahama, has been reversed, and it is on a defined road of revitalisation.

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Ace broadcaster, Paul Adom-Otchere has said the nomination of Justice Anin Yeboah as the new Chief Justice of Ghana did not come as a surprise. Mr. Adom-Otchere had in an earlier interview tipped Justice Yeboah for the Chief Justice position following the retirement of Justice Sophia Akuffo.

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The Chairman of the National Premix Fuel Committee, Nii Lante Bannerman has denied claims Ghanaian seas have illegal foreign trawlers operating in them. This comes on the back of several calls by Ghanaian fishermen asking the government to ban 39;saiko 39; fishing, which is illegal fishing done by foreigners.

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Some 11,000 beneficiaries of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCo) have so far exited from the programme after successfully securing permanent employment or establishing their own businesses. This is according to the Chief Executive of NABCO, Dr.

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The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) James Oppong-Boanuh, says the service has deployed over 15,000 uniform and non-uniform personnel across the country to clamp down on criminal activities and maintain law and order ahead of the Christmas holidays.

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A scientist at Crops Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research is pushing strongly for the adoption of common beans for industrial and nutritional value. Dr. James Asibuo says lessons from Ghana rsquo;s neighbours suggest the crop can boost the country rsquo;s Gross Domestic Product as well as address iron and zinc deficiency in diets.

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Unless you have a seat in first or business class, boarding and deplaning an aircraft can be a stressful experience. Because you 39;re so busy worrying about finding room in the overhead compartment and trying not to knock other passengers on the head with your personal item, you may not notice things like the plane 39;s interior color scheme.

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National Service Rotation Nurses and Midwives in the Upper East Region have declared an indefinite strike over government 39;s failure to pay their nine months allowance. According to them, life has become unbearable as they are unable to foot their bills including transportation to work.

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Residents of six communities in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region have threatened to boycott the upcoming District Assembly and Unit Committee elections if government does not fix the Bolgatanga-Sherigu-Naaga poor road.

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The Ghana Mine Workers Union (GMWU) of the Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) has honoured the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, for his role in reviving the mining industry. The Union particularly singled out the intervention of Otumfuo Osei Tutu, in bringing back AngloGold Ashanti mine at Obuasi to life after its closure due to low production levels.

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) have agreed to jointly develop a blueprint for a pan-continental electricity network and market. The agreement to set up a Continental Power System Master Plan between the Bank and AUDA-NEPAD was unveiled on November 29th, during a three-day workshop on the sidelines of Programme for Infrastructure Development (PIDA) Week held in Cairo.

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Passengers will soon be able to check on their phones if the commercial vehicle they board has been properly insured, the Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed. If all goes according to plan, the database of the National Insurance Commission (NIC) and the Driver and Vehicle Licencing Authority (DVLA) will soon be integrated and go live in January 2020 to complete another plank of the Digitisation Agenda of the Akufo-Addo administration as part of efforts to make accessing .

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The National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) is urging Ghanaian voters to elect more women in the upcoming District Assembly and Unit Committee elections on Tuesday, 17 December 2019. According to the association, despite concerted efforts in empowering women, their level of political participation and representation in both the local and national levels of governance remain very low.

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Deputy National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kwaku Boahen says the government is being insensitive to the plight of teachers and it will negatively affect the morale of teachers.

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Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has explained that the main intention of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Government to revitalise the ailing factories and establishing new ones in each district of Ghana is to prevent the protracted rural urban migration by majority of the youth.

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Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management (CISCM) has awarded Professor Douglas Boateng with its first ever joint Global Supply Chain Management Lifetime Achiever Award. The Pan African Development and Supply Chain Management Practices, CISCM in partnership with the Association of Ghana Industries and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport honoured the professor for his professional diligence within all supply chain activity streams.

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The New Patriotic Party Parliamentary Candidate for the Tamale Central constituency Dr. Ibrahim Anyars Imoro has told The Voiceless Media that his topmost priority when he is elected as the Member of Parliament for the Tamale Central constituency shall be the issues of health and welfare of the people.

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To laugh often and much: to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and to endure the betrayal of false friends.

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The National Insurance Commission (NIC) has held its annual lsquo;Chairman rsquo;s Cocktail rsquo; event at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra to bring together all key stakeholders in the Insurance industry to network and discuss ways of improving the sector in Ghana.

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The National Insurance Commission (NIC) has held its annual lsquo;Chairman rsquo;s Cocktail rsquo; event at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra to bring together all key stakeholders in the Insurance industry to network and discuss ways of improving the sector in Ghana.

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The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has explained that the main intention of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Government to revitalize the ailing factories and establishing new ones in each district of Ghana is to prevent the protracted rural urban migration by majority of the youth.

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