NIA makes U-turn; denies $115mln loan is for new GhanaCard

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The National Identification Authority (NIA) has denied reports that the authority has secured a $115 million loan to undertake a fresh registration exercise. According to them the said loan is to enable the authority to undertake an expansion of some of its facilities at the regional and district level as well as for the completion its identity management ecosystem. The ...

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Ghanaian MPs angry over delayed payments

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Delays by the Mahama government in paying the financial benefits of Members of Parliament, including their share of the District Assemblies Common Fund has sparked renewed anger in the house. Reports indicate that many MPs are too broke to even return to their constituencies for fear of being attacked by constituents who are constantly making one financial demand or the ...

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Speaker reprimands returnee Bagbin

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The Speaker of Parliament Doe Adjaho welcomed the new Majority Leader Alban Bagbin to work on Wednesday in a rather unusual way. The Nadoli Kaleo MP, Alban Bagbin, was reminded by the Speaker that it is not good to burn bridges, apparently referring him to the corruption allegations he had made against Members of Parliament in July. “When we are ...

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Reduce curfew hours – Bimbilla residents

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Residents in Bimbila in the Northern Region are asking for a reduction in the hours of the curfew imposed on them. The Ministry of Interior, about four months ago, placed a twelve hour curfew on the Bimbilla Township because of a deadly shooting which led to the death of the overload of the town, Naa Dasana Abdulai Andani II. The shooting ...

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Buoyem bats not Ebola threat – B/A Health Directorate

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The Brong Ahafo Regional Directorate of Health has cautioned the general public that it will be suicidal to shift focus of the human to human mode of transmission of the Ebola virus to the existence of the bats in the region’s Buoyam Caves. The region has been identified as one of the high risk areas in the country due to ...

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10 Types of breakups you go through in your 20s

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1. The Ghost Breakup. You went out a few times, talked all the time at one point, and then all of a sudden you never hear from them again and you start to believe they were a ghost the entire time and maybe you should check into a psych ward because they clearly never existed. 2. The Hookup Fade Breakup. It’s not ...

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Gov’t to audit state-owned bungalows

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Government has confirmed receipt of about $480,000 from Japan to help it audit stated owned bungalows spread across the country. This comes in the wake of recent revelations about the allocation and poor maintenance of government bungalows occupied by public servants. The most recent case involved the Commissioner of the Commission of Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) who spent about ...

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‘I don’t feel fairly treated’ – Nyantakyi tells Commission

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Day 29 of the Dazamefe Commission started off in a controversial note as the President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) , Kwesi Nyantakyi who was making his second appearance before the Commission was asked to clarify his religious status. The GFA President’s decision to swear by the Quran during his first  appearance on Tuesday, raised eyebrows as people were ...

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Ghana would have prospered under Busia – Kufuor

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Former President Kufour has said Ghana would have been more developed if the Late Professor Busia was allowed to serve his full term of office. As the youngest Minister under the former Prime Minister Busia, Mr. Kufuor said policies that were introduced by Busia, shot the country to a middle income country in Africa. Today marks 45 years of Professor ...

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Expedite work on ‘200 SHS’ project – Communities plead

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Beneficiary communities of the government’s 200 Senior High School (SHS) project in the Brong Ahafo Region are appealing for work to be expedited on the said projects in their communities. The Brong Ahafo Region will get seven out of the 200 Senior High Schools. The National Democratic Congress (NDC), in their 2012 manifesto, promised to construct 200 community day High ...

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