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September 15, 2017 9:34 AM Government deserves applause for free SHS

Some have to find a job on the side lines in order to survive – with the inevitable outcome being that they do not perform at their optimal level. Some brave the initial challenges, get enrolled but cannot keep up with the financial requirements of staying in school. In a family with many children who are of school age, some would have to step aside 44

September 13, 2017 3:54 PM NDC MPs, CSOs Highlight Flaws In Special Prosecutor Bill

Issues regarding the independence of the proposed Special Prosecutor have been raised, with the Minority NDC Caucus and some Civil Society Organizations questioning why the Prosecutor must take orders from the Attorney-General before acting on cases that would be brought before him or her. They also questioned why the proposed Special Prosecutor should 30

September 12, 2017 9:52 AM Every gazetted chief will now be paid, Minister says

Chieftaincy In Ghana Every gazetted chief will now be paid, Minister says The Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Kofi Dzamesi disclosed this at the general meeting of the Eastern Regional House of Chiefs in Koforidua. “This year we have managed to increase allowances for Paramount Chiefs and Queen Mothers. It is the vision of His Excellency 27

September 12, 2017 6:10 AM Congo conflict, weak education leave millions out of school

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) A humanitarian organization says fighting in Congo has forced hundreds of thousands of children to stop their education, making them a part of the 7.4 million children who are out of school in the country. The Norwegian Refugee Council said Monday that intensified violence in Congo's Kasai provinces this past year have displaced more than 850,000 children 55

September 11, 2017 6:20 AM Urban warfare rages in Togo

Lome - Security forces fired teargas at youths in Togo's capital on Wednesday in a wave of protests in which at least 10 people have been killed since the son of Togo's late ruler won a disputed presidential vote. As police and protesters clashed in dirt backstreets of the seaside capital Lome, the losing opposition candidate declared himself president 63

September 11, 2017 5:11 AM French-Lebanese director faces military tribunal over film

French-Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri, whose most recent film just won a prize at the Venice Film Festival, was briefly detained after arriving at Beirut airport and must appear at a military tribunal Monday, he told AFP. The director arrived in Lebanon Sunday ahead of the premiere of his new film "The Insult" which opened to rave reviews at Venice and earned 71

September 9, 2017 1:03 PM Nana Meets Northern Chiefs

President Akufo-Addo is hoping to see the installation of a new chief (Ya-Na) at Dagbon in the Yendi Traditional Area by December this year. “We are prepared to support fully, any formula that you (traditional leaders) think will bring lasting peace. It is in the interest of all of us that this matter is brought to a permanent end. I would love to see that this year, by the time of the Damba 90

September 9, 2017 12:58 PM Peace is a prerequisite for progress

Accra, Sept. 9, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on chiefs from the Northern Region to speedily settle all chieftaincy, land and ethnic disputes to accelerate the development and progress of the area. He made a passionate appeal to eminent traditional rulers handling the 15-year-old Dagbon chieftaincy crises to find an amicable 43

September 6, 2017 6:02 AM A critique of the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill by Martin Amidu

When on Tuesday, 18th July 2017 the internet carried the news that the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill, 2017 and the Zongo Development Fund Bill, 2017 had been laid before Parliament and referred to the appropriate committees of Parliament to be dealt with under a certificate of urgency, I raised issues of the public’s democratic right to participate 104

September 5, 2017 3:08 PM McDan’s GHc10.45m loan a reward from NPP – Minority

The Minority in Parliament believes the government’s approval of a credit facility of GHc10,459,500 from the Agricultural Development Bank (adb) for McDan Shipping Company was politically motivated. Aside from alleging procurement infractions, the Minority also said the “selection of the beneficiary company in the award of this contract raises serious 41