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October 22, 2017 9:33 AM Election 2016: Nduom Blames EC Boss For Poor Performance

Founder and the 2016 presidential candidate of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom has blamed the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Madam Charlotte Osei for his poor performance in the 2016 election. In the 2016 elections, Dr. Nduom had 106,092 votes representing 0.99% of the total votes cast. Speaking at the 4th National 1

October 22, 2017 9:07 AM Free SHS is good but limited – Nduom

The 2016 flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has said that the government’s Free Senior High School policy will not help to address the teething challenges in the country’s education sector. According to him, the government must implement the Free Compulsory Universal Basic Education policy as stipulated in the constitution 1

October 21, 2017 6:16 PM Supreme Court dismisses Woyomes’ application

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed an application by Mr Alfred Agbesi Woyome to halt the valuation of his property by the State as part of efforts to retrieve the Ghc47.2million owned the State. Counsel for Mr Woyome, Mr Osafo Boabeng, on Monday filed an application arguing that the writ of execution that the Attorney General (AG) used for the valuation 3

October 21, 2017 5:56 PM Dr. Nduom ‘bows out’ of frontline role in politics

Flagbearer of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom may not contest the next presidential election slated for 2020. The three-time presidential hopeful is banking his hope on the younger generation to occupy frontline roles and make it successful. Dr. Nduom who was delivering a speech at the party’s 4th National Convention on Saturday 20

October 21, 2017 3:46 PM Over 85,000 farmers applied technologies in 2016 crop season

Tamale, Oct. 21, GNA - More than 85,000 farmers and individuals applied improved technologies and practices on over 72,600 hectares of land during the 2016 crop season. The application of these improved technologies combined with training and marketing assistance led to farmer beneficiaries selling produce valued at over $120 million. This came to light 1

October 21, 2017 10:15 AM EU will cut some money for Turkey as ties sour

The European Union will cut some of the money earmarked for Turkey to join the bloc, reflecting increasingly sour ties with Ankara but stopping short of killing membership bid of the country it still sees as a strategic partner. The EU has been walking a tight rope for months on Turkey, angered by President Tayyip Erdogan’s crackdown on critics after 4

October 21, 2017 8:04 AM Crime down but misery persists one year since Calais camp evacuation

Calais (France) (AFP) - For Fabien Sudry, a senior state official in the port of Calais, the evacuation of the squalid "Jungle" migrant camp 12 months ago has changed the lives of security forces and locals. The number of nightly break-ins into trucks heading for Britain has been divided by three, while intrusions at the tunnel linking France and Britain 1

October 21, 2017 2:50 AM Africapitalism And Amazing Tony Elumelu

And one of such people is Tony Elumelu, the self appointed champion of AFRICAPITALISM -Afrocentric entrepreneurship aimed at stimulating economic growth towards the elimination of poverty in the continent of Africa. The banker turned entrepreneur through his HEIRS holding-a diversified conglomerate, has in the past three years been leveraging on his philanthropic 3

October 20, 2017 8:11 PM Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations: The contribution of the private sector

On January 1, 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at an historic UN Summit — officially came into force. Over the next fifteen years, with these new Goals that universally apply to all, countries will mobilize efforts to end all forms of poverty 1

October 20, 2017 7:08 PM Stakeholders call on Government to focus on Kindergarten Education as well

Bongo (U/E), Oct 20, GNA - Stakeholders drawn from the education sector and civil society organizations have called on Government to prioritize Public School Kindergarten Education to help arrest the decreasing standards of education in the country. The stakeholders made up of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), the Ghana National 2