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Grow your businesses using technology – NCA Board Chair

By Isaac AIDOO, Accra
THE Board Chairman of the National Communications Authority (NCA), Kwaku Sakyi-Addo, has tasked businesses in Ghana to take note of the increasing number of mobile voice subscriptions in Ghana and leverage technology to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage, grow revenues and increase their market shares.

NDC demands answers on NPP campaign promises

THE National Democratic Congress (NDC) is demanding some answers and results to key government promises made in the heat of the 2016 elections.

Redesign National Health Insurance Scheme – UAHC

By John Elliot HAGAN, Accra
THE Universal Access to Healthcare Campaign (UAHC), a non-governmental organisation in health, has urged government to redesign the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to focus more on promoting quality health and prevention of degenerative diseases rather the treatment of degenerative diseases when they arise.

CHRAJ wades into forced marriage involving 13-year-old JHS 2 student

By Yahaya MASAHUDU, Tamale
THE Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) has started investigations into a case of forced/child marriage at Kanshegu in the Savulugu Municipality in the Northern region.

MTN Ghana Foundation calls for entries for 2017 Teachers’ Improvement Programme

MTN Ghana Foundation has announced the commencement of the third edition of its Teachers’ Improvement Awards Programme (TIAP).

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3 Receive grants to pilot access to water solutions

By Raju J. R. PARWANI, Accra
THREE organisations have signed contracts with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to be awarded with seed funding to test and implement their proposed solutions to provide communities with access to clean water.

ActionAid Ghana laments drop in education budget

By John Elliot HAGAN, Accra
ActionAid Ghana (AAG) has expressed worry over the significant drop in government’s budget allocation in support of education in the country.

Traditional leaders urged to scale up fight against female child abuses

From Mohammed Baba IDDI, Tamale
THE Paramount Chief of Sagnerigu, Ambassador Naa Yakubu Abdulai, has called on traditional leaders to strengthen their efforts in fighting abuses against the female child that includes female genital mutilation, child marriages and teenage pregnancy.

Poverty eradication programme to kick start in Northern Region

From Mohammed Baba IDDI, Tamale
A 10-MEMBER regional team has been inaugurated to set in motion the implementation of the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) in Tamale by the Minister for Special Initiatives, Mrs. Mavis Hawa Koomson
The Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) is an innovative approach to facilitate direct capital expenditure tailored towards constituency-level specific infrastructure and economic development priorities, as promised by the ruling NPP in their 2016 election manifesto - the One District, One Factory, One Constituency, One $1million initiatives.