Crusaders Against Corruption commend government for cancelling referendum

An anti-corruption group, Crusaders Corruption Ghana has recommended the governing administration for “saving a bit of taxpayer” income by cancelling the December 17 .

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a brief address to the nation on Sunday, December 1, 2019, cancelled the controversial December 17 countrywide referendum which was meant to come to a decision on an amendment of Write-up 55 (3) of the Structure to empower political get-togethers to sponsor candidates for neighborhood level elections.

The team, in a press statement signed by its chief crusader, Emmanuel Wilson Jnr. expressed gratitude to the for listening to their ask for for the cancellation of the referendum.

They explained the action as “welcome news”.

“We make reference to our need to the govt of Ghana as contained in a push assertion which had the heading: ’17th December 2019 REFERENDUM is a complete waste of the Tax Payers Revenue and have to be Cancelled”, and do state that the decision by the government of Ghana, as communicated through the President, H.E Akufo-Addo on the 1st of December 2019 to cancel the referendum, is welcome information.”

We the authorities for listening to the calls for of CAC Ghana, as we have generally held the situation that the would-have-been result of the now cancelled referendum is presently captured in the report of the Constitutional Evaluate Commission, and as these kinds of, conducting a referendum would have only amounted to a misuse of the tax payers’ money”.

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Bono Chiefs Commend Akufo-Addo For Free SHS, Restoration Of Trainee Allowances

The and Queen Moms of the recently produced Bono Location have counseled the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa -Addo, for the implementation of the No cost Senior Significant Faculty Policy, and the of the instructor trainee and nursing trainee allowances.

Speaking on behalf of the Chiefs of the Location, Nana Bofo Bene IV, who is the Dwenemhene, and also Vice President of the Bono Region Property of Chiefs, applauded President Akufo-Addo for his passion for instruction.

“Others reported it was not possible. You, President Akufo-Addo, on the other hand, explained you will do it. You arrived into office, and you have completed it. You have witnessed to the realization of Free SHS,” the Dwenemhene said.

He continued, “If no just one will you for Cost-free SHS, we, the people today of Bono Area, will gladly do so. Congratulations Nana. Nowadays, a child from a village like Boadwo has been admitted to research at St. James Seminary and Senior Substantial Faculty, as a final result of your motivation to broadening entry to training.”

Nana Bofo Bene IV made this known on Monday, 7th Oct, 2019, when President Akufo-Addo paid a courtesy get in touch with on the Paramount Chiefs and Queen Mothers of the Bono Region, at the commencement of his 2-working day tour of the Location.

Touching further on the plan, the Dwenemhene indicated that those who oppose Totally free SHS have their relations becoming beneficiaries of the plan, introducing that “those who declare Free of charge SHS is not good have all been shamed.”

Hence considerably, from September 2019, 1.2 million youngsters, the greatest enrolment of pupils in Senior High College in our background, are benefitting from the plan.

He also thanked the Akufo-Addo authorities for the restoration of nursing and teacher trainee allowances, which, he explained, has relieved pupils of untold hardships in the class of their studies.

The Chief also informed President Akufo-Addo, as a result of the Ministry for Schooling, to address challenges regarding the categorization of Senior Large Faculties in the location, and improve the tourist attractions in the region, as it could serve as a source for the generation of employment and wealth for the men and women of the Area.

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Beneficiaries Of St. Theresa’s Center For Physically Challenged Commend MTN Ghana Foundation

20 scholarship of the MTN Ghana Basis have graduated from the St Theresa Vocational for the (Inclusive) at Abor in the Volta Area.

The beneficiaries who ended up total of praise for the MTN Ghana Foundation experienced just finished 3 a long time of instruction totally funded by the MTN Basis.

The graduands have been awarded certificates in Dressmaking, Electronics, Facts Conversation Engineering, Leather Functions, Printing Press, Tailoring and Weaving. In addition, the MTN Ghana Basis offered startup equipment this kind of as Laptops, Sewing machines, leather and other add-ons for the graduates.

The Director of the College, Rev Fr. Johnson in his welcome speech, gave a glowing tribute to MTN Ghana Foundation for their assistance, describing it as “an unusual demonstration of a deep-rooted problem and commitment to the transformation of lifetime.”

A few decades in the past, the administration of St Theresa Centre approached the Basis to help 20 students who were being intrigued in undertaking a three-year vocational teaching but had no means. The ask for was submitted to the Basis Board of Administrators for thought. Subsequently, the Board authorized a annually cost of Ghc32, 666 for the college students.

In full, an amount of GH¢156,000 was accepted to present entire scholarship and begin-up instruments for the 20 college students. The money took treatment of their university expenses, feeding fees, faculty uniforms, external assessment expenses and products for their functional work.

At the party, the Training Portfolio Advisor of the Basis, Ebenezer Tekpeh mentioned, “We are delighted that MTN responded to the appeal and the learners have efficiently graduated immediately after 3 many years of research. We are pleased to witness this graduation as we search forward to a brighter upcoming for you and all the other learners here.”

He stated, “As you go away this institution, it is our hope that you will grow to be more confident and self-reliant by utilizing the techniques you have acquired to improve your livelihoods and that of your community. As proficient artisans enable your influence be felt throughout your communities. Do not permit your issue to limit you. Keep in mind, you have been perfectly-geared up with the expertise required for you to succeed in this world”.

On her portion the Minister for Gender and Social Safety Hon. Cynthia Morrison who was the Unique Guest of Honor commended the MTN Ghana Foundation for supporting the college students. She also challenged other organisations to be far more attentive to the demands of the vulnerable in modern society as the federal government by yourself could not do it all. In addition, she urged mother and father not to maintain their youngsters with incapacity at property but give them the necessary care to excel in everyday living.

Due to the fact the inception of the MTN Ghana Basis in 2007, the Basis has applied in excess of 147 major jobs in areas of health, education and learning and financial empowerment at a overall charge of GHc33 million. These jobs are believed to have impacted about 4 million folks.

About The MTN Foundation:

The MTN Ghana Foundation was recognized in November 2007 as the automobile to select and implement MTN’s Company Social Investments. MTN Ghana Foundation has a few places of concentration -Wellbeing, Instruction and Financial Empowerment. From inception to December 2018, the Basis had carried out 145 important tasks throughout the nation. Notable overall health tasks incorporate the construction of a Neonatal Treatment Centre for Tamale Educating Clinic, refurbishment of the 2nd-floor maternity block of the Korle Bu Educating Hospital, building of a maternity block for Ejisu Authorities Healthcare facility, and building of an Unexpected emergency Center for Atua Government Hospital. Schooling jobs carried out include things like the design of a boys dormitory for Akropong School for the Blind, development of a 6-device classroom block for Kodjonya Millennium Faculty, the establishment of 10 MTN ICT Studying Facilities in each and every of Ghana’s 10 regions and the establishment of an Innovation Hub at KNUST to promote Telecoms Engineering and Research.

Vital assignments carried out in Economic Empowerment incorporate the construction of shea butter processing centers, provision of seed funds and ability instruction for Girls of Tizaa Dini Affiliation of Yendi and the Sung Suma Women Association of Wa.


Ungrateful NDC must commend Bawumia for North East Region- NPP

The opposition Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC) has been encouraged to present appreciation to Vice President Dr Mahamudu for championing the system of Mamprugu which has earned it a region.

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At a press convention in Walewale responding to a litany of
allegations leveled authorities and the New Patriotic Party (NPP),
Regional Secretary Sulley Sambian observed that the NDC always latches on lies
and propaganda to thrive failing to give credit rating where by it is owing.

“Thankfully, our good friends now can manage a press convention as regional officers of the NDC for the reason that a location was designed for us by the NPP federal government. Many thanks to the NPP for fulfilling a campaign promise of producing the North-East Region. But for the generation of this region we ponder on what system our friends in the NDC would be standing to organize a push conference as regional officers of the NDC. At least they should to admit the purpose performed by Dr Bawumia and Hajia Alima in making certain that our petition for a area caught the awareness of the president”, he disclosed at the event protected by

He famous that the NPP would not have bothered in  responding to the pack of lies spewed by the NDC but failure would give some legitimacy complicated the umbrella loved ones  to back its allegations with substantial evidence.

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“We are
tempted to rebut these claims for the reason that of the hazard that these grand deceptions
of the NDC may give legitimacy to a fake notion in the minds of a number of that
the NPP governing administration has not retained faith with individuals of the North-East Region”, he
disclosed. Zoure/2019