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PIAC DEFENDS ITS RECENT REPORT ON GHANA’S FREE SHS
9th March 2020

The Chair of Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), Noble Wadzah has defended the committee’s maiden free Senior High School (SHS) Implementation Monitoring Report for 2018/2019. According to him, “We have never been...

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ANADARKO MUST SETTLE $500 MILLION TAX OBLIGATION BEFORE THEY EXIT GHANA – KT HAMMOND
2nd March 2020

The Member of Parliament for Adansi Asokwa, Kwabena Tahiru Hammond, is demanding the payment of US$500 million dollars in tax revenue by petroleum firm Anardarko, before they exit the country. The Energy Ministry is set to approve the sale of the...

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FREE SHS DO NOT COVER ELECTIVE TEXTBOOKS - PIAC TECHNICAL MANAGER
18th February 2020

The Technical Manager at Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), Mr. Mark Agyemang says elective textbooks are not covered under the free SHS policy. However, he said this has not been clearly communicated to parents by government,...

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ENSURE QUALITY OF FOOD SUPPLIES-PIAC ADVISES SCHOOL AUTHORITIES
14th February 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called on school authorities to be vigilant and monitor the quality of supplies brought to the schools under the free senior high school (SHS) programme. That, the committee believes,...

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FSHS ADMISSIONS: PIAC RECOMMENDS RESTORATION OF CUT-OFF GRADING SYSTEM
14th February 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called for the reinstatement of the grading system hitherto used for admission of students into the senior high schools (SHS). PIAC said: “The cut-off grades for admitting students...

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PIAC WARNS AGAINST CORRUPTION IN FREE SHS
13th February 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has warned against corruption in implementing the Free SHS policy due to a lack of records on value of goods supplied to recipient schools. In a report on Free SHS by the CSO, it came to...

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