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50% of public servants overpaid – Prof Adei

The chairman of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) Professor Emeritus Steven Adei has indicated that half of Ghanaians working in the public sector do not deserve their salaries. In fact, he insists that a significant number of Ghanaians are overpaid juxtaposing their salaries with their output at work. Speaking …

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Ghana’s first open-heart surgery in private health facility successful

Ghana has recorded its first open-heart surgery, outside tits premier public hospital, the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH). Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the renowned Cardiothoracic Surgeon, over the weekend, led a medical team of 10, to replace the damaged mitral valve of a 61-year man with an artificial one at the Providence …

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Nationwide Ghana card registration kick starts today

The National Identification Authority (NIA) will today [Monday] begin the mass registration and issuance of the National Identification Card in the Greater Accra Region. The NIA began the pilot project of the Ghana card in the Adentan Municipality in November 2018 with over one hundred and twenty thousand people issued …

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SEC revokes licenses of 5 investment companies

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revoked the licenses of five investment companies. Customers transact business with Georgetown Capital Partners Ltd, Equity Capital Ltd, Index Analytics Ltd, DM Capital Ltd and Oxygen Advisory Ltd at their own risk, according to the regulator. SEC revoked their licenses pursuant to Section 122 of the Securities …

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Zimbabwe schools accept goats for tuition fees

Parents in Zimbabwe who cannot afford school fees can offer livestock such as goats or sheep as payment, a government minister has said. The country’s education minister Lazarus Dokora told the pro-government Sunday Mail newspaper that schools will have to show flexibility when it comes to demanding tuition fees from parents, and …

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The bodyguard of the Tamale mayor Iddrisu Musah Superior had to fire a warning shot to prevent a mob from attacking his boss at a suburb called Viting. Mr. Superior was in the community upon an invitation by authorities of the Viting Senior High School, following a renewed land encroachment …

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