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  • Ghana Water To Centralise Recruitment
    Ghana Water To Centralise Recruitment

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    Alex Afenyo-Markin The chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ghana Water Company Ltd (GWC), Alex Afenyo-Markin has said that employment into the company will henceforth be centralized while promotion would be based solely on merit and competence and not on political lines and sycophancy. Mr Afenyo-Markin who made the disclosure at a meeting with staff of the company at the company’s headquarters in Accra on Friday evening said it is the board’s decision to change the decentralized recruitment into centralized recruitment to ensure that only qualified people are employed to work with the company and also to avoid any form of favouritism or cronyism when it comes to recruitment of staff
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Politics & Government

  • Rebecca Asamoah Appointed Free SHS Ambassador
    Rebecca Asamoah Appointed Free SHS Ambassador

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    Rebecca Asamoah and Abraham Attah. Ghanaian beauty queen and Miss United Nations runner-up, Rebecca Asamoah, has been appointed as a brand ambassador for government’s Free SHS initiative in addition to actor Abraham Attah, who was outdoored months ago. The Free SHS policy which is a flagship education programme of the government seeks to increase access to secondary education by removing the burden of paying fees from parents
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Sports

  • War Over $525,000 AFCON Contract
    War Over $525,000 AFCON Contract

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    Rex Danquah. Rex Danquah, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rics Consult, a sports consultancy firm has threatened to drag the Ministry of Youths and Sports to court after being told at the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) sitting yesterday that he has no locus to collect an amount of $525,000 from the Ministry as an executed contract sum which did not have any legal agreement backing it
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Business

  • Save Ghana’s Creative Industry – Enock Agyapong Cries
    Save Ghana’s Creative Industry – Enock Agyapong Cries

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    Enock Agyapong. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Speech Music Production, Enock Agyapong, has expressed concern about the myriad of challenges confronting the creative industry, saying if nothing is done it will collapse. He hinted that if the stakeholders in the creative industry want the industry to be recognised on the international scene, they need to structure the industry to meet international standard
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Health

  • Painkiller Overdose Kills Boy, 10, At Tema General Hospital
    Painkiller Overdose Kills Boy, 10, At Tema General Hospital

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    Mother of the deceased, Mabel Senahey. A 10-year-old boy has died after he suffered some complications following the administration of overdose medicine on him at the Tema General Hospital. A-75 milligram of Naklofen drug administered to him at the Tema General Hospital. Mother of the deceased, Mabel Senahey, said the doctor had asked for a 50mg of the drug to be given to her son, but the pharmacist changed it
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Society & Culture

  • Painkiller Overdose Kills Boy, 10, At Tema General Hospital
    Painkiller Overdose Kills Boy, 10, At Tema General Hospital

    , dailyguideghana.com

    Mother of the deceased, Mabel Senahey. A 10-year-old boy has died after he suffered some complications following the administration of overdose medicine on him at the Tema General Hospital. A-75 milligram of Naklofen drug administered to him at the Tema General Hospital. Mother of the deceased, Mabel Senahey, said the doctor had asked for a 50mg of the drug to be given to her son, but the pharmacist changed it
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Entertainment & Arts

  • ‘I Was Sportsman Before Creative Arts –Alhaji Sidiku Buari
    ‘I Was Sportsman Before Creative Arts –Alhaji Sidiku Buari

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    Alhaji Sidiku Buari with Nana Addo, Nana Ampadu and others. Former President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA), Alhaji Sidiku Buari, has revealed that before he became a musician and movie producer, he was also a dedicated sportsman who won several medals for Ghana. He won a silver medal for Ghana in African Games held in Dakar Senegal in 1963
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Education

  • Student With Grade 9 On Hunger Strike Over SHS Snub
    Student With Grade 9 On Hunger Strike Over SHS Snub

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    Racheal Achia. A Junior High School graduate in the Eastern region has embarked on a hunger strike over her failure to secure admission into Senior High School. Rachael Achia who completed school in 2016 and got aggregate 9, could not raise the fees to enroll at the Ghana Senior High School as a result of her father’s death. Her attempt to enroll this year has also hit a snag as she was not placed by the Computerized School Selection and Placement System
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Law & Crime

  •  Indian Businessman Wins Case
     Indian Businessman Wins Case

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    A High Court in Accra has ordered the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) to restore the residence and work permit of Ashok Kumar Sivaran, an Indian businessman within seven days. Granting an order of Mandamus filed by Mr Sivaran against the service, the court further ordered the GIS’s assigns, agents and servants to desist from harassing him until his application before the service was duly processed
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Life & Style

  • Ghana Water To Centralise Recruitment
    Ghana Water To Centralise Recruitment

    , dailyguideghana.com

    Alex Afenyo-Markin The chairman of the Board of Directors of the Ghana Water Company Ltd (GWC), Alex Afenyo-Markin has said that employment into the company will henceforth be centralized while promotion would be based solely on merit and competence and not on political lines and sycophancy. Mr Afenyo-Markin who made the disclosure at a meeting with staff of the company at the company’s headquarters in Accra on Friday evening said it is the board’s decision to change the decentralized recruitment into centralized recruitment to ensure that only qualified people are employed to work with the company and also to avoid any form of favouritism or cronyism when it comes to recruitment of staff
    Read More ...

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    Tags: Careers |  Recruitment | 
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