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February 23, 2018 8:14 AM Credible mortgage system from pension funds coming up – Atta Akyea

Government has hinted of plans to create a credible mortgage system from the current pension schemes in the country. According to Works and Housing Minister, Samuel Atta Akyea, the policy is intended to ring-fence about 30 percent of pension funds as capital for real estate developers to build houses for workers which will be purchased with a mortgage 25

February 22, 2018 2:02 PM ‘One village, one dam’ will boost agric sector – EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called on the government to implement its flagship ‘one village, one dam’ project to enable farmers to ensure year-long supply of water to their farms, even in the dry season, thereby increasing their yield. Speaking at a press briefing on the sidelines of the United Nations Convention for Climate Change 28

October 24, 2017 3:03 PM US committed to Ghana’s strengthening of cybersecurity

The United States (US) is committed to supporting Ghana to strengthen its cyber security capacity to enable Ghanaians to educate themselves through internet access to compete in the 21st century economy. Mr Robert P. Jackson, the US Ambassador to Ghana, explained that this would help lift Ghana’s economy to new heights. “I am pleased that the government 28

October 19, 2017 12:58 PM Atik Mohammed Applauds Akufo-Addo Gov't Over Digital Address System

Embittered General Secretary of the People's National Convention (PNC) Atik Mohammed has commended the Akufo-Addo administration for introducing the national digital property address system. The national digital Property Address System has been launched to make it easier to find locations and also boost emergency service delivery in the country 7

October 14, 2017 11:13 AM Trump’s Iran Speech Should Make Netanyahu and Khamenei Both Happy

Trump is willing to risk mayhem, in health care and the Iran nuclear deal, to satisfy his ego and erase Obama’s legacy You can just imagine Benjamin Netanyahu watching Donald Trump’s Friday night speech on Iran, lighting a cigar, sipping from a glass of pink champagne, a wide smile spreading across his face. The president of the United States was attacking 54 1

October 10, 2017 9:52 AM Statement by PPP to address EC disqualification

Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen; we had planned this day to discuss the unlawful treatment shamefully meted out last year by the Electoral Commission (EC) to the Progressive People’s Party (PPP). Regrettably, we are unable to focus too much on that this morning in the wake of the horrible tragedy our brothers and sisters suffered at the Madina Atomic 15

October 4, 2017 11:19 AM Catalonia to move to declare independence from Spain on Monday

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalonia will move on Monday to declare independence from Spain, a regional government source said, as the European Union nation nears a rupture that threatens the foundations of its young democracy and has unnerved financial markets. Pro-independence parties which control the regional parliament have asked for a debate 27

September 27, 2017 1:48 AM Buhari wrong to refer restructuring to NASS, says Agbakoba

A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has critisised President Muhammadu Buhari for referring the widespread call for the nation’s restructuring to the National Assembly and the National Council of State. According to Agbakoba, Buhari’s approach was wrong because it was not in agreement with Section 5 of the 1999 Constitution 13

September 23, 2017 9:37 AM Who is North Korea Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, Speaking on Kim Jong Un's Behalf at the U.N.?

North Korea's latest turn on the world stage comes Saturday, when foreign minister Ri Yong Ho is scheduled to address the U.N. General Assembly, a year to the date of a defiant speech on September 23, 2016. Ri—not to be confused with his namesake, a former top military official reportedly purged and executed in 2012—will fill in once again for the country’s 17

September 22, 2017 11:34 AM ‘It’s time for Africa to take its right of place’

Accra, Sept. 21, GNA - Africa’s time to shed its cloak of poverty and to hold its rightful place on the world stage is now at hand, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. “We believe it is time Africa comes of age and holds its rightful place on the world stage. This Africa will be neither a victim nor a pawn. This Africa will be honest to itself 6