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  • Book Provides First Overview Of Property Tax In Africa
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (June 26, 2017) ndash; Africa rsquo;s rapid growth and urbanization will require stable local governments to deliver goods and services to billions of people, and the continent can look to an underutilized source of revenue, the property tax, write the authors of a book publishe …
  • Effective House Numbering And Street Naming (Digital Address System); A Pre-reqiusite For A Modern And Standard National Identification Cards
    The National Identification Authority (NIA) was set up in 2003 under the Office of the President, H. E. J. A kuffour with the mandate to issue national ID cards and manage the National Identification System (NIS). This resulted in the passing of the NIA Act, 2006 (Act 707) to give it the necessary legal premises on which to operate. The N …
  • Akufo-Addo receives rousing welcome from Ghanaian community in Zambia
    President Nana Akufo-Addo on Monday touched down at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Zambia to begin his three-day state visit. The President left for the southern African country at the invitation of its President Edgar Chagwa Lungu. Nana Akufo-Addo is expected to hold talks with President Lungu aimed at deepening the bilateral ti …
  • Bawumia, wife mark Eid Mubarak with children's home, Accra Psychiatric visit
    Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has marked this year rsquo;s Eid Mubarak with a visit to the Osu Children rsquo;s Home and other facilities. The Vice Pesident in the company of Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia and Chief Imam Sheikh Dr Usmanu Nuhu Sharubutu spent time with some 159 children at the Osu Children rsquo;s Home in Accra. The trio …
  • NSMQ17: Mfantsipim, Mawuli pray but Prempeh locks down Ghana with win
    Hundreds of thousands of Ghanaians watched the second semi-final of the 2017 National Science and Maths Quiz on youtube and other social media platforms, Monday. Tipped as the most competitive semifinal, the clash was replete with heartache, disappointment and excitement. Four-time winners, Prempeh College walked over Mfantsipim SHS and Mawul …
  • Zimbabwe police charge protest pastor over speech
    Harare (AFP) – Zimbabwe police arrested prominent protest pastor and anti-government campaigner Evan Mawarire on Monday after he spoke to a group of striking medical students, his family and lawyer said. Mawarire, who last year led a mass anti-government movement dubbed ThisFlag after he appeared on social media draped in the national colours …
  • Italian court says lobsters must not catch cold before cooking
    Italy 39;s highest court ruled on Friday that lobsters must not be kept on ice in restaurant kitchens because it causes them unjustifiable suffering before they head for death by fine dining. Judges accepted a complaint by an animal rights group against the owner of a restaurant near Florence who kept live crustaceans on ice, ordering him to pa …
  • Amputee Football Association Congratulates Chief Imam, Muslims At Ramadan
    The Ghana Amputee Football Association (GAFA) has congratulated the National Chief Imam and all Muslims in Ghana on the successful completion of their month-long fast and Eid Ul Fitr Celebration. In a statement signed by Rev. Richard Nii Amartey Adesah, Chairman of GAFA, the Association expressed its delight in seeing Muslims go through t …
  • Et Tu Franklin Cudjoe?
    I am writing this rejoinder nearly 24 hours after I read the news article in which Mr. Franklin Cudjoe, the Founder-President of IMANI-Ghana think-tank (the reporter called Mr. Cudjoe rsquo;s establishment IMANI-Africa), apologizes for both former President Dramani Mahama and those operatives of the extant Obama Administration who negotiated for …
  • WFP chief urges EU to step up funds for Africa famine
    Brussels (AFP) – The UN food agency’s director urged the European Union on Monday to help raise the $1 billion needed over the next few months to save hundreds of thousands of children from starving to death in Yemen and three African countries. In an interview with AFP, World Food Programme Director David Beasley said 20 million people were on …
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