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February 21, 2018 12:05 PM All adult Singaporeans will get one-off bonus of up to S$300

Every Singaporean aged 21 years and above this year will receive a one-off “hongbao” of between S$100 and S$300 from the Government, as the Republic expects a record surplus for the current financial year. Adult Singaporeans with an annual income of up to S$28,000 will receive S$300, those whose annual earnings are between S$28,001 and S$100,000 will get S$200, while 79

November 1, 2017 12:39 PM NSS launches insurance scheme, personnel to pay GHc15 monthly

The National Service Scheme (NSS) has launched an insurance package for all national service personnel. The launch, which was held at the premises of the scheme’s headquarters, had NSS Board Members and National Service Personnel Association executives and other stakeholders in attendance. The claims vary from GHc 15,000 in cases of death or incapacitation 50

October 28, 2017 2:45 PM Social Work students want to learn more about cerebral palsy

Some students from the Department of Social Work, University of Ghana, will on Monday start their concurrent field work at the With God Cerebral Palsy Centre, an inclusive centre for children with cerebral palsy. The students said as part of their academic work they were required to work with social groups and were directed to the centre. They indicated 52

October 27, 2017 12:03 PM Ghana Police to be Africa’s best in 4 years – IGP

The Inspector General Police, David Asante-Apeatu, says pragmatic steps are being taken to make the Ghana Police Service the best in Africa within 4 years. According to him, the police administration has rolled out a transformational agenda to modernize its operation and put it ahead of its peers in the African region. Speaking at the opening ceremony 56

October 22, 2017 3:51 PM Police Officers to receive GH¢50,000 insurance cover

Mr David Asante-Apeatu, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) during the closing ceremony of the training programme for Motor Transport and Traffic Department (MTTD) reform in Accra, said every police officer would soon have GHC 50,000 insurance cover. He said the amount would be used in case of death in line of duty and three children would be catered for from nursery 31

October 19, 2017 6:07 AM People with disabilities call for more social inclusion

The four groups that form the Ghana Federation of Disabilities Organisations have called for more inclusiveness as a measure of making their lives and living worthwhile. The group made up of the Blind, deaf, special needs and dumb were all not happy about the lack of rehabilitation centres across the Region in particular to give them integrated skills 30

October 16, 2017 5:37 PM Ghana Breaks The Chains On Mental Health

Government Vows to Unshackle People With Psychosocial Disabilities When I picked up the chain that had been tied around his ankle I could barely lift it. It felt like a pile of bricks and made a heavy thumping sound when I dropped it to the ground. It was here, at Nyakumasi Prayer Camp in central Ghana several years ago, where I first met “Solomon” (not his real name) 145

October 15, 2017 11:20 PM Make budget accessible to visually impaired – YBF, OSIWA advocate

The Youth Bridge Foundation (YBF) has implored the government as well as Metropolitans, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to make national and composite budgets accessible to persons who are visually impaired. Executive Director of the Foundation, Seth Oteng said the achievement of this will ensure that persons with disabilities will not be alienated 20

October 10, 2017 3:31 PM Ghana urged to abolish shackling of mental health patients

Accra, Oct 10, GNA - Ghanaian officials have been urged to ensure adequate funding for mental health services as a crucial step to eliminate the widespread practice of shackling and other abuses against people with psychosocial disabilities. On the eve of world mental health day, October 10, 2017, a coalition of non-governmental organisations called 35

October 2, 2017 8:02 PM Prophetic Evangelistic Ministry dedicates temple

Accra, Oct. 2, GNA - Pastor Emmanuel Kwame Ntiamoah, the General Overseer of the Prophetic Evangelistic Ministry, has called on institutions to align their corporate social responsibility activities to support the Free Senior High School Policy of the Government. He said the major challenge of the Policy was sustainability so if corporate bodies supported 43