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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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GIVE PIAC PROSECUTORIAL POWERS - Ghanaians Demand
30th August 2017

Ghanaians are calling on the government to make amendments to the Petroleum Revenue Management Act that will give the Public Interest and Accountability Committee prosecutorial powers to haul corrupt officials from both public and private...

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Delayed payment stalls oil-funded road project in Aflao
15th August 2017

The inability of the government to release funds for the bitumen surfacing for some town roads in Aflao in the Volta Region has stalled the completion of the work, initially scheduled for November 2016. Work on the 1.45 Kilometer (km) Old Melcom...

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