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Ablakwa To Pay Salaries Of Private School Teachers In His Constituency

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic The Member of Parliament of the North Tongu Constituency, Hon. Okudzeto Ablakwa in his fight against the covid-19 pledges his support to teachers of 45 private basic school teachers in his constituency after they have been deprived of their livelihood due to the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic. He said this on his official Facebook page. I have been in touch with the leadership of the 45 private basic schools in my beloved constituency to find out how they are coping with the exigencies of the times and to express my solidarity. Sad to hear that unlike their counterparts in the public sector, teaching and non-teaching staff have not received salaries since March, thanks to COVID-19. In the unfortunate circumstances, I have notified the leadership of private schools of a new MP’s initiative to offer a cash compensation package to all 570 teaching and non-teaching staff at the end of this mon..

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COVID-19: 85 Million Children To Be Exposed To Violence Due To The Pandemic – World Vision Warns

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic World Vision has estimated that about 85 million children across the world are going to be exposed to physical, sexual and emotional violence in the next three months due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic which has hit the world in recent times. The international faith – based aid agency indicated that as a result of the imposition of various restrictions across the world, millions have found refuge in their homes exposing them to all forms of abuses as schools and community centres can no longer protect vulnerable children as has always been the case. The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of World Vision International, Andrew Morley, noted that from the experiences gathered as a result of the Ebola pandemic, they are “concerned that the coronavirus pandemic poses a new and grave global threat to children’s safety as quarantine measures isolate families, and economic and social p..

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Akufo-Addo Nominates Benjamin Kessie As MCE For Tarkwa Nsuaem

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic Listen to articlePresident Akufo-Addo has nominated Benjamin Kessie for the position of the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipal Assembly. “His Excellency the President in accordance with Article 243(1) of the 1992 Constitution and Section 20(1) of the Local Government Act, Act 936, has nominated Benjamin Kessie as Municipal Chief Executive for Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipal Assembly in the Western Region.” A statement from the Ministry of Local Government signed by its Minister Hajia Alima Mahama has confirmed. The statement dated May 12, 2020, added: “In view of the above, the Regional Minister for Western Region is requested to liaise with the Regional Electoral Commission to conduct the confirmation process of the nominated Chief Executive”. Benjamin Kessie holds a Bachelor of Education, Masters Degree from the University Of Cape Coast (UCC), as well as a certificate ..

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School Fees Should Be Reduced In Technical Universities – Tamale Student

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic Listen to articleSome Concern Students of the Tamale Technical University have tasked their SRC Executives to negotiate for a reduction in fees on their behalf since they are not using the facilities on campus anymore. Usually, school fees break-down consist of how students mostly use campus facilities but since they are not on campus due to the pandemic, the school fees should be reduced drastically to aid them afford the online learning. A student raised a concern asking that should in case the pandemic doesn’t end any time soon and there is the need for students to get their education online, then some amounts of their fees should be refunded to them so that they can use that to buy internet data to access their online education. According to the student, he believed that since they were not using the university facilities and other things like electricity, laboratories, water, campus Wi-F..

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Institute Of Surveyors Supports Construction Of Infectious Disease Centre

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic The Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS) offers its services for the construction of a 100-bed capacity Infectious Disease Centre valued US$4.5 million for the Ga East Municipal Hospital at Kwabenya. The project which is being financed by the Ghana COVID-19 Private Sector Fund is expected to be completed in six weeks. The Centre is to complement government efforts in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking to the media during a visit by the executives of the institution to the site, President of the GhIS, Dr John Amaglo, called on government to work with the country's professional institutions in the built-environment to enable them to build their capacity and save the nation from the high cost of engaging foreign consultants for government projects. He indicated that the GhIS is offering pro-bono consultancy to the project as its contribution to complement government effort..

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‘Consider Psychiatric Institutions In Your 88 New Hospitals’ – Group Petitions Akufo-Addo

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic The Mental Health Nurses Group in Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital has petitioned President Akufo-Addo to consider the construction of psychiatric hospitals across the country in the wake of COVID-19. The group said the psychiatric hospitals could be built as part of the 88 hospitals the President announced will be constructed across the country. “With reference to your last update on the measures taken against the spread of Coronavirus in Ghana on 26th April, 2020, in which you announced the construction of 88 districts hospitals in the districts without hospitals in Ghana, we petition your high office to, as a matter of necessity, consider the construction of some psychiatric hospitals across the country out of the 88 intended in the various districts to serve the need of mental health care,” portions of a statement from the group said. The group believes the provision of district psychiatric ho..

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COVID-19: Over 200 Patients Awaiting Second Negative Test To Be Discharged – GHS

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic Over 200 patients recovering from COVID-19 are awaiting a second negative test in order to be discharged. This was made known by the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Patrick Kumah Aboagye, at a press briefing today, May 05, 2020. The current case count in the country stands at 2,719, with 294 recoveries and 18 deaths. Addressing the media, the Ghana Health Service Boss indicated that over 129,000 persons have been tested so far. “Currently we have about 294 of the patients who have recovered after testing negative on two consecutive times and we currently have more than 200 patients awaiting their second negative test so that they can also be declared recovered and discharged,” he said. “One of the key areas of intervention is isolation; where people who are positive and are asymptomatic or do not have any underlying conditions are either managed at home or sent to an isolat..

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COVID-19: Health Minister Laments Public Disregard For Compulsory Face Masks Wearing

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman Manu has observed with dismay the manner in which sections of the public are disregarding the directive to wear face masks. Stressing on the use of nose masks while addressing the media on Tuesday, he appealed to Ghanaians to abide by all the required protocols to curb the further spread of the pandemic. “There are those of us who don’t have [money]. We need some [of the masks] to wear so that the President will know we are listening to his advise. The idea of ‘I don’t have money to buy’ should not be an excuse for anybody. We see people in the middle of the street begging for money. So that money you are begging for, use some to buy the mask. Some cannot be worn on several occasions. We call them disposables. When you wear it and take it off, you throw it away. It’s not many of us that can wear that one. But the ones they are sewing in Ghana are reusable b..

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Covid-19: UK Top Scientist Resigns After Breaking Social Distancing Rule With Married Lover

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic A top scientist for the UK Government, Neil Ferguson, has reportedly tender his resignation after breaking lockdown rules to meet his married lover. “Prof. Ferguson allowed the woman to visit him at home during the lockdown while lecturing the public on the need for strict social distancing,” according to The Telegraph which revealed the secret. Reports say Ferguson, who prompted Boris Johnson to lock down Britain resigned from his Government advisory position on Tuesday night after breaking the social distancing rules to meet his married lover. Professor Neil Ferguson allowed the woman, Antonia Staats,who reportedly lives with her husband and their children in another house to visit him. Ferguson, an epidemiologist leads the team at Imperial College London that produced the computer-modelled research that led to the national lockdown, which claimed that more than 500,000 Britons would die wi..

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Kumasi Railway Subin Tunnel Now A Den Of Criminals

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Get the latest live updates about the Coronavirus Pandemic Listen to articleThe Kumasi Railway Subin underground has been identified by residents in the Metropolis as a safe haven for drug peddlers and some hardened criminals. According to OTECNEWS’ reporter Akweasi Acheapmpong aka ‘Kanewu,’ most there confuse their sorry ways of thievery and crime for survival. It is a quotidian oddity of having a job and yet feeling less fulfilled. The no-way-out tune has also ear-wormed its way into their thoughts, further compounding the obscene dejection with which they get by. It is a painful admission of rot defined the elasticity of a troubling situation at the Kumasi Railway Subin underground now and for years to come. One of them Kojo Sarfo (not real name) says he is just a scruffy street lord trying to make a living. “I am not giving up. It is difficult but this is how I survive. Look at the marks on my face…I was beaten by some guys after I stole a pho..

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