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Tuesday, 10-28-14, 9:18NHIS Levies to Go Up - SSNIT Contributors to Pay More Premium?[Ghanaian Chronicle]Participants at the just ended stakeholder conference on National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) have suggested to the government to review the exemption package for all under 18 years, 70 years and above, pregnant women and Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributors to ensure equity, efficiency and sustainability of the scheme. read more...
Tuesday, 10-28-14, 9:17A 13 Member Special Technical Committee Presents Report to Nadmo[Ghana Govt.]A 13 member Committee set up by the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) to review a document prepared by Quatum Terminals Limited, an Oil Marketing Company, on Inter-Parties Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), and Condensate evacuation framework, presented its report in Accra today. read more...
Tuesday, 10-28-14, 2:52Stop Fronting, Interfering in Award of Contracts ... Regional Minister Warns Technocrats[Ghanaian Chronicle]Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, Greater Accra Regional Minister, has said that more often than not, technocrats and other functionaries within the various assemblies express so much interest in the awarding of contracts for projects than how the execution of such contracts go. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 13:31Government Issues Official Statement On On-Going Strike Action By Public Sector Workers[Ghana Govt.]The Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Hon. Haruna Iddrisu, has called on public sector workers to end their strike action and use dialogue with government to resolve the impasse on the management of the 2nd Tier Pension Scheme. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 13:1669th UN Day Celebration Ends[Ghana Govt.]This year's United Nations Day Celebration ended with a flag-raising ceremony in Accra on Friday. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 14:05Minister Condemns Attacks on Fisheries Enforcement Unit[Ghana Govt.]The Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Hon. Sherry Ayittey, has condemned attacks on officials of the Fisheries Enforcement Unit (FEU) by some inhabitants of a village called Akplabanya in the Ada District on Saturday, September 27, this year. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 14:05NRSC Aims to Reduce Road Accidents By 50 Percent By 2020[Ghana Govt.]The National Road Safety Commission (NRSC) is leading the implementation of the National Road Safety Strategy III (NRSSIII) which was launched in 2011. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 11:13African Union Chair Takes Fight Against Ebola to Another[African Union]Accra -Ghana's Vice President H.E. Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has assured the African Union Commission Chairperson H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma of his country's readiness to take the lead in allowing regional flights to land, as well as ships dock on Ghana's ports, once proper screening methods have been assured. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 3:18Rapid Urbanization Demands Investment in Sustainable Devt of Cities[Ghanaian Chronicle]Investment is key to making fast-growing cities livable, inclusive, and sustainable, city and business leaders heard at a roundtable organized by UNCTAD and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UN-SDSN) as part of the UNCTAD World Investment Forum 2014 in Geneva. read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 14:20Accra Slum Dwellers Suspect Cholera Demolitions Are a Pretext for Profit[Guardian Network]Accra -Locals whose homes have been levelled fear the authorities are motivated by commercial rather than public health concerns read more...


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