Mining industry facing declining grades - study

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Accra, May 11, GNA – A study by Steward Redqueen and the African Centre for Economic Transformation has revealed that the Ghanaian mining industry is faced with declining grades.

Education Minister expresses concern about extra classes

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Accra, May 11, GNA -The Minister of Education, Professor  Naana Jane Opoku Agyeman, has expressed concern about rampant extra classes for pupils by teachers and head teachers in the country...

Access Bank launches high interest ‘Goal’ account

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Accra, May 11, GNA - Access Bank has launched a high interest bearing account known as the “Goal’ account to encourage more people to save.

YDM sees free SHS policy as another “sakawa” promise

 

Fian (U/W), Oct. 06, GNA – Young Democratic Movement (YDM), a group based in the Nadowli East Constituency, has called on voters in the area to ignore the NPP’s promise of free Senior High School (SHS), describing it as a “sakawa” promise.
     The Movement, which is affiliated with the National Democratic Congress (NDC), said what the constituency needed was equitable, accessible and quality SHS system but not free senior school education.
     Mr Vincent Ninkuu, Chairman of the Movement, made this known at a news conference at Fian in the Daffiama- Bussie Issa District.
     He also discussed development projects facilitated by Mr Mathias Puozaa, Member of Parliament for the constituency, and what the NDC has been able to achieve in its first term as compared to the NPP’s eight years in office.
     Mr Ninkuu said the NDC within three and half years brought unprecedented development projects like connecting of electricity to over 30 communities and construction of ten CHPS compounds.
      Key communities such as Bussie, Fian, Owlo, Dagubaa, Chebaa, Buoyiri Kamahegu and Wogu have all benefited from interventions like the school feeding programme, free uniforms to schools, school buildings, and adult literacy classes, sponsorship of brilliant but needy students and provision of free exercise books.
      The Movement noted that the current government had also tarred some of their major roads.
      They encouraged voters in the area especially the youth to rally round the sitting MP and vote massively for him and President Mahama to enable him execute the second part of the “Better Ghana Agenda”.

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