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Govt releases feeding grant for SHSs in the north

  The Ministry of Finance has released GH¢106.69 million for the payment of the feeding grant of public senior high schools (SHSs) in the three regions of the north. Following the release, the schools, which were supposed to reopen on May 4, will now reopen on May 23, 2017. A statement issued by the Ministry of Finance in Accra yesterday ...

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I’m Not Ready To Leave Manchester United – Rooney

Manchester United captain, Wayne Rooney, has insisted he does not want to leave the club at the end of the season. The 31-year-old has struggled for game time under manager Jose Mourinho, making only 12 starts in the Premier League. Rooney has been heavily linked with a move away from Old Trafford, with China mooted as his next destination. But ...

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Real on their way to Cardiff

Real Madrid are off to their second consecutive Champions League final thanks to a 2-1 semifinal second leg defeat on Wednesday night at the Estadio Vicente Calderon that gave Los Blancos a 4-2 aggregate win over their city rivals.It was not easy at first for Real, who saw Atletico strike twice early in the first-half through Saul and an Antoine ...

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  A popular radio preacher in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis area of Ghana, Nana Nkwantabisa, has been allegedly stabbed to death by a taxi driver, Adom News reports. The sad incident occurred during a highway brawl between the two which resulted in the untimely death of the pastor. The driver is currently on the run. According to eye-witnesses, the incident happened ...

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Northern SHSs reopening in limbo over feeding grant arrears

Reopening of second cycle institutions in the three regions of the north is in limbo because of government’s failure to reimburse three consecutive terms’ Feeding Grants. Continuing students are to stay home until further notice, whereas their counterparts in southern Ghana have resumed their course work. Heads of the affected schools have vowed never to reopen up until government defrays ...

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe leaves for medical checks in Singapore

  Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has left the country for medical checks in Singapore, the government said in a statement, about two months after his previous such trip to the south Asian nation. Aged 93, Mugabe is the only leader the southern African country has known since independence in 1980, and his health is a hot topic ahead of a ...

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Vinicius Jr. and Real Madrid: Done deal

On Monday afternoon under the supervision of Flamengo’s medical services, Vinicius Jr. passed a medical examination in Barra Tijuca and the results were immediately sent to the doctors at Real Madrid; the final hurdle in the deal to bring the Brazilian striker to the Spanish capital.The reports supported the perfect physical condition of the player, who will have the opportunity ...

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Chief suspends mining activities in Talensi traditional area

  The Paramount Chief of the Talensi Traditional Area, Tongoraan Kugbilsong Nanlebegtang, has suspended all forms of mining both licensed and unlicensed from operating in the Talensi traditional area with immediate effect until further notice. He has also cautioned all chiefs and landowners(Tindaanas) within the traditional area, not to lease out lands for any mining activity without the approval of ...

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Create other livelihoods for illegal miners – CSO

A Civil Society Group, Banfu Africa Research Institute (BARI) has asked Government to provide a blue print in terms of the alternative livelihood support programs for people engaged in galamsey. According to BARI the fight against galamsey will fail without adequate alternative livelihood programs to support operators when they exit. President of the Institute, Eugene Bawelle, made the call when ...

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