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  • NHIS Service Providers Warned Against Fraud
    The Brong-Ahafo Regional Acting Operations Manager of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr. George Oppong Danquah, has warned that the authority would apply severe sanctions against health facilities that engage in co-payment under the Health Insurance Scheme. Co-payment is the practice where service providers, …
  • Align Your Practices To Your Businesses, Human Resource Practitioners Urged
    A day 39;s Human Resource (HR) forum on Aligning Human Resource to the attainment of business results has closed with a call on HR Practitioners to align their practices to their businesses. It is believed that the alignment of their actions would help them get, keep and grow their HR goals that would ensure proactiveness. Mr Isaac Sackey, a …
  • 20 Years Of Chieftaincy Dispute Ends At Akyem Kotoku
    A historic peace pipe has been smoked at the Akyem Kotoku Traditional area ending decades of chieftaincy dispute in the area. Socio-economic development at Akyem Oda which is the Traditional Capital of Akyem Kotoku Traditional Area in the Eastern Region has retarded due to the protracted Chieftaincy dispute which ensued between two gates of the …
  • Not Everyone Needs Free SHS, Pay If You Can Afford It
    IMANI Africa President, Franklin Cudjoe has said it is critical the Free Secondary Education and other social interventions are now targeted persons with genuine need. His comments come amid speculation over the increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) ahead of the mid-year budget reading. Speaking on The Big Issue, Mr. Cudjoe said it was cle …
  • Final Funeral Rites Held For Late Tamale Chief
    The late Chief of Tamale, Naa Dakpema Mohammed Dawuni Alhassan has been buried today at a sacred cemetery in Tamale. After several hours of ritual performances, the late chief, in a coffin, was carried shoulder high in a procession through the Tamale Township and finally laid to rest. The mourners and the media were barred from filming or tak …
  • Govt Should Focus On Arts And Culture
    Government has been urged to invest in the arts and culture in the country to help boost the economy. According to the Deputy Chair of the Australia Council Board, Lee-Ann Tjunypa Buckskin, the arts and culture are legacies bequeathed to Ghana by forebears, but regrettably successive governments seemed to have placed less value on them. She m …
  • No Excuses, Resource Universities To Manage Increased Demand
    The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has told the government there can be no excuses in 2019 when the first batch of Free SHS graduates start seeking enrollment in tertiary institutions. The numbers are expected to trump past averages significantly and the Asantehene has told the government the time to start preparing is now. ldquo;In the ne …
  • The Singing Goes On As Ghana’s Twitter Goes Agog with #CokeColorsGhana
    What started as a spontaneous lip sync competition for twitter users to sing the Coca-Cola theme song for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Colors by Jason Derulo with CokeColorsGhana has ended up being the trending thing as twitter was flooded with videos of people trying to sing the song. The sing along obviously provided an opportunity for those yea …
  • Hundreds of African migrants 'abandoned' in desert: Niger official
    Nearly 600 African migrants in Algeria were abandoned in the desert before being rescued, an official in Niger said on Sunday Three days ago a first wave of 180 from Niger arrived in (the northern Nigerien city of) Agadez followed by another wave of at least 400 foreigners, a local official told AFP. The official, who spoke on condition o …
  • Hundreds of Nigerian troops missing after Boko Haram overruns base
    Hundreds of Nigerian troops are missing after Boko Haram jihadists overran a military base in the remote northeast, security sources said Sunday, in the second major assault on the armed forces in two days. The militants invaded a base holding more than 700 soldiers in Yobe state — where they abducted over 100 girls from a school earlier this y …
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