NHIA didn’t finance my $8,500 US training – Safo

NHIA didn’t finance my $8,500 US training – Safo

Deputy Majority Leader, Adwoa Safo, has refuted suggestions that the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) gave her a sponsorship of $8,500 to enable her go on a Women and Power Executive training programme at the Harvard Kennedy School in the

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Ghana needs 7,000 specialised Nurses to meet medical care demand- Principal

Ghana needs 7,000 specialised Nurses to meet medical care demand- Principal

Ghana requires not less than 4,000 Critical Care and 3,000 Peri-Operative Nurses (PON) to meet the country’s holistic medical care demand, Dr Kwaku Asante-Krobea, Principal of the School of Peri-Operative and Critical Nursing, Korle-Bu has said. Dr Asante-Korbea said the

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Don’t jubilate; VAT hiked via ‘backdoor’ – Terkper

Don’t jubilate; VAT hiked via ‘backdoor’ – Terkper

Former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, has entreated the public and business community not to rejoice over the 2018 mid-year budget review, arguing that the Value Added Tax (VAT) has been increased through subtle means even though the Minister of Finance

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If you earn GHS10,000+, prepare to pay 35% personal income tax – Ofori-Atta

If you earn GHS10,000+, prepare to pay 35% personal income tax – Ofori-Atta

Ghanaians who earn GHS10,000 or more will, henceforth, pay 35% of their salary as personal income tax, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, has said.He told parliament on Thursday, 19 July during the presentation of the mid-year budget review that government is

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Govt increases School Feeding beneficiaries to 2.1 million

Govt increases School Feeding beneficiaries to 2.1 million

The number of beneficiaries of the School Feeding Programme has increased from 1.6 million children to 2.1 million children, the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori Atta has announced. The minister was presenting the mid-year budget review in Parliament Thursday afternoon.  

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Funds released for nursing trainee allowances – Finance Minister

Funds released for nursing trainee allowances – Finance Minister

The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has revealed funds have been released for the payment of nursing trainee allowance for the 2017/2018 and the first semester of the 2018/2019 academic year. He indicated the payment of the nursing allowance is

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American couple arrested for abusing Ghanaian adopted children

American couple arrested for abusing Ghanaian adopted children

Two Ghanaian children may have thought they were headed for a fairytale when they were adopted by American couple Kenny and Kelly Fry but their nightmare was about to begin. The desmoinesregister.com reports that Kenny and Kelly Fry, 42 and

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Kasoa: Woman, 52, arrested for ‘wee’ trade

Kasoa: Woman, 52, arrested for ‘wee’ trade

A 52-year-old woman, Amina Saeed, has been arrested by the Kasoa divisional police command for selling large quantities of drugs suspected to be Indian hemp at Kasoa Obom near the nurses quarters in the Awutu Senya East municipality of Central

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We’ll prosecute tax evaders – Ofori-Atta

We’ll prosecute tax evaders – Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has cautioned entities and the general public, who evade tax that government will not relent in efforts to pursue and sanction them.According to him, “Prosecution of tax evaders and corrupt tax officials will be implemented” with

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Kasoa: Hairdresser raped and killed by armed robbers at Opeikuma

Kasoa: Hairdresser raped and killed by armed robbers at Opeikuma

A 25-year-old hairdresser, Ama Bonsuwaa, has been raped and murdered by armed robbers at Opeikuma, a suburb of Kasoa in the Central Region. According to a man who gave his name as Joe and brother to the deceased, his sister

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