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Citizens must ensure governments use long term development plan - PIAC
15th September 2017

Accra, Sept. 13, GNA - The Public and Accountability Committee (PIAC) says it is up to citizens of Ghana to ensure that current and successive governments use Ghana’s long term development plan as the basis for setting priorities for...

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Diversify funding sources for Free SHS - Manteaw
15th September 2017

A policy analyst at the Integrated Social Development Center (ISODEC), Dr. Steve Manteaw, is calling for the diversification of the source of funding for the government’s Free Senior High School policy. According to him, depending solely on...

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Funding free SHS with oil money will affect other sectors - Lecturer
15th September 2017

The government has been reminded that the use of the oil revenue to fund the Free Senior High School Policy (Free SHS) will affect other sectors of the economy. A Senior Lecturer at the University of Education, Winneba, in the Central Region, Dr....

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Gov't to re-direct GETFUND, GNPC cash to fund free SHS - Baako
15th September 2017

Veteran journalist Kwaku Baako says the NPP government has a clear vision on how it intends to fund its free SHS campaign promised expected to cost GHC 3.6 billion annually. He said even before the NPP won political power in December 2016, the...

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Settled! Oil, natural resource proceeds will fund Free SHS
15th September 2017

President Nana Akufo-Addo has settled the quandary over the source of funding for his flagship Free SHS policy, announcing that the programme will be paid for by mineral and oil revenues. The Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu at a news conference...

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PIAC wants MMDAs involved in implementing projects from oil revenue
30th August 2017

Dr. Steve Manteaw is a member of PIAC The non-involvement of local authorities in the selection and supervision of projects funded with petroleum revenue has been identified as a factor to public dissatisfaction with the management of Ghana’s...

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