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Parliament adopt report on University of Ghana Act

Parliament on Thursday adopted the report of its Leadership on the text variation in some provisions of the University of Ghana Act, 2010(Act 806) contrary to the decision taken by the House. This follows a directive by the Speaker Mrs. Bamford Addo on Tuesday November 2, 2010 for the leadership …

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Doctors caution against variation in their single spine

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) on Thursday cautioned against “any variation whatsoever” of agreed salary levels between doctors and the employer. “The GMA will certainly not countenance any salary reduction upon migration unto the SSSS (Single Spine Salary Structure) irrespective of which public institution, Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) …

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Kumasi teachers angry with their national leadership

Teachers in Kumasi angered by what they claimed to be unfairness in the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS), on Thursday called for the immediate resignation of their national leaders. They said they had lost confidence in the leaderships of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) and the National Association …

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Hohoe GNAT angry at Single Spine Salary

Hohoe Municipality branch of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) have expressed disappointment about their new salaries under the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS). Members have therefore threatened that if no tangible messages were received from the authorities by Friday, March 4, it would boycott of the Independence Day …

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Exopa Boss jailed 15 years for drugs

Sima Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer of Exopa Modelling Agency in Accra, was on Thursday sentenced to 15 years’ in prison by an Accra Fast Track High Court for drugs offences. Sima pleaded not guilty to attempting to export narcotic drugs and possessing narcotic drugs without authority. However, the court presided …

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Workshop on contextualization of science ends in Winneba

The Minister of Education, Mrs Betty Mould-Iddrisu, has stressed the need to revamp science and technology in all its forms, especially within the education sector, to make it relevant to the country’s development needs. This revamping exercise, she said, must necessarily cover all levels of the education system, basic, secondary …

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Ghana Employers Association holds workshop on skills development

Government is in dialogue with various stakeholders to ensure that education and training are made responsive to the country’s development needs. Mr Enoch Teye Mensah, Minister of Employment and Social Welfare, who announced this, said improving the linkage between education and industry was necessary to ensure that the country’s workforce …

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World Bank brings Asia’s economic approach to Africa

The World Bank has taken new steps to help Africa countries transform their economies just as the Asian’s did 30 years ago. The World Bank says this new approach is to respond to the enormous opportunities that the continent provides in order to improve the lives of Africans. According to …

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AVRL to install 40,000 domestic meters

Aqua Vitens Rand Limited, acting for and on behalf of the Ghana Water Company Limited as the Operator, on Tuesday began installing 40,000 domestic water meters nationwide in the premises of consumers. A statement issued by AVRL said the installation, which would be from March 1 to April 30, was …

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CHRAJ commends Anas’ crusade against corruption

The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) on Wednesday commended Mr Anas Aremeyaw Anas, an Investigative Journalist and the New Crusading Guide Newspaper for their contribution in the fight against corruption in the country. The massive exposition of corrupt practices and abuses in the cocoa industry, the Accra …

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