Monthly Archives: August 2016

How far with Ghana’s Early Childhood Care and Development?

What is Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD)? Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) is a holistic approach to the implementation of policies and programmes for promoting the growth and development of children between zero and eight years of age. As Care, in this context, refers to the provision of special services for effective child growth, Development is a process ...

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Agymang Badu signs 4-year contract extension at Udinese

Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu has signed a four-year contract at Italian Club Udinese. The 25-year-old committed his future with the Serie A side by extending his stay until 2020. Badu’s latest deal with the Zebra has poured cold water on his speculated move away from the Club. The Ghanaian international was reported to be on the verge of joining ...

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2,300 teachers for c’nity SHSs

Government has announced that it will soon recruit 2,300 teachers for the newly-built community day senior high schools constructed by President John Dramani Mahama.The building of the schools was in fulfilment of a campaign promise Mr Mahama made ahead of the 2012 presidential elections.A Deputy Minister of Education (Tertiary), Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, on Friday August 26 announced on Twitter that: ...

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Donald Trump doctor admits writing health note in five minutes

Donald Trump’s doctor has said he spent just five minutes on a letter endorsing the Republican candidate’s health, while Mr Trump’s car waited outside. “In the rush I think some of those words didn’t come out exactly the way they were meant,” Dr Harold Bornstein told NBC News. Dr Bornstein’s letter said Mr Trump, 70, would be the “healthiest individual ...

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Ranieri Confirms Jeffrey Schlupp Injury

The Ghana international has a muscle problem, according to the Leicester City coach. Leicester City winger Jeffrey Schlupp is an injury doubt for Ghana’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier with Rwanda on September 3. The Hamburg-born was named in coach Avram Grant’s 23-man squad for the dead rubber with the Amavubi holding at the Accra Sports Stadium. However, the 23-year-old ...

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Eject us and lose votes – Tema motorway hawkers

Some hawkers who sell at the toll booths on the Accra Tema Motorway say the governing National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) risks losing their votes in the upcoming polls if city authorities eject them from the area. The hawkers who ply their trade along the busy highway claim that they are forced to sell on the motorway due to the lack ...

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Transport ministry meets shippers over THC again

The Transport Ministry is set to meet with shipping companies over the charging of Terminal handling fees at the ports on goods imported into the country. The meeting which will be at the behest of the Transport Minister Fiifi Kwetey, follows the submission of a report on the THC by the Ghana Maritime Authority. “I have received a report from ...

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Hundreds welcome Stonebwoy in Tamale ahead of concert

BET award-winner, Stonebwoy touched base in Ghana from his Australian trip just yesterday evening for his concert today. Yes, he is in Tamale for his concert tomorrow together with Fancy Gadam. Tamale definitely can’t wait for the show, it was crowd upon crowd affair. In other news, Stonebwoy has expressed his willingness to work with northern artists. He shared his ...

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Agbobloshie: GRA exceeds mid-year revenue target

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has disclosed that the taxpayers’ office at Agbogbloshie in Accra realised revenue in excess of its mid-year target, despite the low number of traders and businesses who filed their returns. According to the GRA, about 75 per cent of traders within the medium tax bracket at Agbogbloshie failed to file their tax returns. Speaking to ...

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Express Yourself – 5 Ways to Awaken Your Inner Artist

As children, we would dream of drawing, painting, building things from scratch and living the dream with art. It was considered as something majestic and inspiring. Unfortunately, as we grow, this dream of living it up as an artist gets trampled by reality The older we get, the more we realise that our occupation would have to be something more ...

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