NAGRAT calls off strike after Akufo-Addo’s intervention

Common News of Saturday, 14 September 2019


Eric Carbonu NAGRAT Head President, Eric Angel Agbe-Carbonu

The Nationwide Association of Graduate Instructors (NAGRAT) of Ghana has named off its week-previous subsequent President -Addo’s directive for the suspension of the Human Source Administration Details Process (HRMIS) software package – which has turn into a big stage of issue for academics.

National President of the NAGRAT Angel Carbonu informed Starr Information Friday “The strike has been named off now”.

A letter from the Presidency Friday requested the Ghana Schooling Service to suspend the controversial application right up until all fantastic issues are fixed.

Declaring the strike past week, NAGRAT claimed there are a large amount of concerns “negatively affecting the Ghanaian teacher” which have to be addressed therefore their final to leave the classrooms as educational facilities are about to re-open.

“Notable, amongst the challenges lifted was the Freshly Introduced Human Resource Administration Facts System (HRMIS) obtained by the Community Providers Commission which has introduced a large amount of issues and pains to the Ghanaian Instructor, in the subsequent areas”.

“Some lecturers who have completed their research depart with or without the need of fork out, have experienced problems being reinstated into the Ghana Education and learning Service (GES) and even when they are reinstated, they are even now being paid their pre-analyze go away salaries.

“…Teachers who for one explanation or the other have had their salaries stopped, will have to are living without the need of currently being paid for months even with the simple fact that they report regularly to responsibility,” Mr. Carbonu additional.

NAGRAT calls off strike after Akufo-Addo intervention

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The Nationwide Affiliation of Graduate Instructors () of Ghana has called off its 7 days-previous subsequent President -Addo’s directive for the suspension of the Human Resource Management Information Process (HRMIS) software package – which has turn out to be a significant position of issue for  teachers.

Countrywide President of the NAGRAT Angel Carbonu instructed Starr Information Friday “The strike has been known as off now”.

A letter from the Presidency Friday requested the Ghana Instruction Company to suspended the controversial software package till all excellent concerns are fixed.

Declaring the strike past week, NAGRAT claimed there are a large amount of challenges “negatively affecting the Ghanaian teacher” which need to be resolved consequently their to go away the lecture rooms as universities are about to re-open.

“Notable, amid the problems lifted was the Newly Launched Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS) acquired by the General public Expert services Fee which has introduced a ton of complications and pains to the Ghanaian Teacher, in the adhering to areas”.

“Some instructors who have finished their review leave with or with out pay out, have had difficulty staying reinstated into the Ghana Training Support (GES) and even when they are reinstated, they are continue to remaining compensated their pre-study leave salaries.

“…Teachers who for a person cause or the other have experienced their salaries stopped, will have to dwell with out currently being compensated for months irrespective of the point that they report routinely to duty,” Mr. Carbonu extra.

Supply: Ghana/


NaBCo CEO touts Akufo-Addo’s visionary intervention

CEO Ibrahim Anyars at the town corridor conference

The CEO for the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO), Dr Anyars Ibrahim, has touted President -Addo’s visionary direct in the introduction of the NaBCo initiative.

The programme took off with some 100,000 unemployed graduates to put together them for future work by a get the job done and learn arrangement. Practically a year on, most of the trainees surface happy with the plan as they continually enrich their work readiness expertise by way of on-the-task education as nicely as other exposures to initiatives and continuing skilled improvement alternatives. The NaBCo scheme has as its ultimate target value addition to deliver employability.

Talking at the Countrywide Town Corridor Conference in Techiman, the cash of the newly designed Bono East Area on Monday 9th September 2019, Dr Anyars remarked: “The background of Ghana less than the Fourth Republic has been marked by critical struggles with the rising unemployment situation amongst graduates. There is no doubt, having said that, that the most direct and creditably worthy intervention is the just one occasioned by the visionary leadership of President Akufo-Addo to deal with the problem.”

The CEO of NaBCo cited the big expenditure likely into the scheme. A regular stipend of GHC700 compensated to trainees, together with the schooling and administrative costs guide to a regular spending plan of about 70 million Ghana cedis (equal of 12 million US dollars).

In accounting for the worth attained from this investment in the youth of the place, Dr Anyars Ibrahim said that vital sectors this sort of as instruction, overall health, agriculture, nearby federal government, profits mobilisation and digitisation endeavours are all benefitting from the NABCO talent pool. He singled out the system to utilise more than 12,750 NABCO trainees to produce the Countrywide Digital Residence Addressing Process (NDPAS). A innovative venture which will digitise all parcels of land to consequence in the tagging of homes with plates: bearing the Dwelling quantity, Street name, Electronic handle, all summarised in the Fast Reaction (QR) Code.

The Town Hall workout which is an initiative of the Ministry of Details was on the theme ‘Accounting for Economic Sector Resolution, Work opportunities and Agriculture.’

The Meeting showcased displays from numerous sector Ministries these types of as Food items and Agriculture, Finance, Employment and Labour Relations and Regional Re-Organisation and Advancement, Deputy Information and facts Minister. Other state businesses that featured at the meeting incorporated the National Food stuff and Buffer Inventory Firm, Country Builders Corps (NABCO) and the Bank of Ghana.

Metropolitan Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) in the Bono East Location also made evidence-primarily based shows on key developmental initiatives in just their many MMDAs. A photograph exhibition of the many flagship initiatives embarked on by govt had been mounted at the location.

Source: Ghana/

Danger Looms At Manhea As Chiefs Cry For Swift Intervention

Residents’ of Manhea in the Amasaman Municipality of the Increased Accra Area, are sitting on timing bomb which is all set to explode if the safety businesses and other stakeholders do not intervene.

Information and facts gathered by this reporter is that some citizens are on their heels to neighboring cities owing to pressure, concern, and panic in just the neighborhood more than ideas to set up one more Main of Manhea Zongo in addition to the presently put in Zongo Main who has been there for some years.

The residents’ consider that if treatment is not getting the condition will be unbearable for them the residents’ introducing that the safety companies need to as a subject of urgency intervene by putting a keep on the reported installation.

The inhabitants raised alarm of the impending bloodbath due to tomorrow’s prepared installation.

The latest problem within just the local community, several people today think will not augur very well for the residents’ and will direct to decline of life and qualities.

This present-day brewing tension in the community is between the youth of Manhea and some unscrupulous who are setting up to set up a different Manhea Zongo Chief against the presently installed Manhea Zongo Chief, Sarki Abdul-Kadir Ahmed Abdul-Kadir.

In accordance to the residents’, the people of Manhea Zongo already have their chief who is doing his responsibilities diligently and will not allow unscrupulous men and women in their selfish desire to jeopardize with the peace they the people are taking pleasure in by installing one more Manhea Zongo chief in the local community.

This, the reiterated will build chaos and decline of life in the local community thanks to the rigidity that has presently engulfed the community because the plans of the set up broke out.

The citizens unveiled that the and elders of Manhea are not mindful of the system to install any new Chief of Manhea Zongo which they described as disrespect to their Main and elders.

This, they appealed to the security companies to act quickly, and locate a lasting alternative to the issue to prevent bloodshed in the local community tomorrow.

However, the Main of Manhea, Nii Ayikortor II and the Greater Accra Council of Zongo Chiefs have identified as on the Police to as a issue of urgency ensure that the claimed installation ought to not arrive on.

According to the council, the Manhea group currently have a Zongo Chief in the individual of Sarki Abdul-Kadir Ahmed Abdul-Kadir and he is a member of the Bigger Accra Council of Zongo Chiefs.

The council affirms that they stand for peace and tranquility in all the Zongo communities and would not want the said set up of Manhea Zongo Main to convey chaos and anarchy in the group.

Beneath are the letters issued by the Manhea Mantse Nii Nii Ayikortor II and the Increased Accra Council of Zongo Chiefs to the Amasaman Police Command and Odorkor Divisional Commander.

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MPs Seek Govt Intervention For Persons With Albinism

Twins member of GAPA, Twins member of GAPA,

Member of Parliament for Krachi-Nchumuru, Hon John MAJISI has appealed to government via the Ministries of Work and Labour Relation, and Gender, Little ones and Social to aid streamline the requires of with (PWA).

According to him, folks with albinism have the proper to lifestyle and protection defense as well as the right not to be subjected to torture and ill-treatment method.

He stated folks with albinism have been subjected to discrimination yet again their legal rights to quality instruction, entry to great health care services, between other people in the nation.

This, he claimed, the two Ministries in a joined instruction and consciousness-increasing campaigns could aid battle superstitious and stigma involved with albinism.

Mr Majisi produced the charm in a assertion on the floor of Parliament on the event of the celebration of the Intercontinental Albinism Consciousness Day (IAAD), which fell on June 13, every single calendar year.

The International Albinism Consciousness Working day experienced been proclaimed by the United Nations (UN) to aid unfold data about albinism.

The topic for this year’s celebration is: “Still Standing Solid” which the Krachi/Nchumuru lawmaker said, Ghanaians and for that matter, the authorities have a moral and constitutional obligation about PWA .

Individuals with albinism are born with a congenital problem characterised by the complete or partial absence of melanin, the pigment that provides color to the pores and skin, hair and eyes. Other suggests is a health-related situation but non-contagious and occurs in all racial and ethnic teams throughout the entire world.

Nonetheless, Mr Majisi referred to as for the implementation of the Africa sub Regional 5 yrs Action Strategy on Albinism ( 2017 to 2021) to address the rising concentrations of violent attacks and associated human rights violation against people with albinism in Sub Saharan Africa with Ghana major the way.

He observed that the worst expression of discrimination from individuals with albinism is dehumanization, “which lays the foundation for horrifying actual physical assaults in opposition to them,” pointing out that, these happened simply because many folks thought that they are magical beings or ghosts, they mutilate or even eliminate them so their system components could be employed for witchcraft rituals.

Though rallying his colleague MPs as a result of the Parliamentary Committee on Social Welfare to collaborate with the Ghana Association of People with Albinism (GAPA) to generate awareness about Albinism specifically in communities wherever their cultural and conventional beliefs posed a threat, he also billed GAPA to as a matter of worry lengthen their routines including the formation of the branches nationwide.

In his look at, it would go a long way to be certain that their educational, recognition and empowerment routines access bigger population of folks with albinism.

Contributing to the assertion, Dr Bernard Okoe Boye, MP for Ledzokuku, reported albinism is a clinical ailment which is in just about every human remaining as generic mobile but only that some proprietors usually are not uncovered as to the individuals with albinism and named for overall aid for folks with albinism, describing them as “minority team who want everybody support.”

According to Dr Oko Boye, most individuals with albinism had been frustrated basically simply because the standard modern society regarded them as bizarre human beings and as these types of there should be education and consciousness for the community.

He reiterated his phone for affirmative motion for people with albinism by registering them freely on to the Nationwide Wellbeing Insurance coverage Plan (NHIS) and as well assist them obtain to high-quality instruction as some show up far more intelligent than individuals without the need of albinism.

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