NHIA free elderly care policy takes effect

The underlying health conditions of the elderly in all spheres of life got complicated by the global outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. Appreciating that the elderly deserved maximum healthcare and reassurance, Ghana Government has activated a national program known as the ‘Free Elderly Care Policy.’ This instant healthcare policy, …

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Ghana set for world’s biggest rate hike so far this year

Ghana is poised to extend its steepest-ever phase of interest-rate hikes on Monday to put a lid on lofty inflation and shore up its currency. Most economists surveyed by Bloomberg predict the monetary policy committee will lift the key rate by 200 basis points, one forecasts an increase of 250 …

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We’ll not layoff Vodafone staff – Telecel

Management of Telecel group has assured the staff of Vodafone of no layoffs as it takes over the company. This follows the National Communications Authority’s approval for the transfer of the 70 per cent majority shares in Ghana Telecommunications Company Limited (Vodafone Ghana) held by Vodafone International Holdings B.V. to …

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AMA to roll out digital revenue collection system in March

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has said it will in March this year introduce a new digitised revenue collection system to rake in more revenue for the assembly. Already, about 23 banks have been integrated into the new revenue collection platform to give users the flexibility of payment options. Apart …

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Teachers angry with govt for defaulting in Tier 2 pension payments

Four Teacher Unions are accusing government of defaulting in the payment of contributions to the Ghana Education Service (GES) Occupational Pension Scheme (Tier 2). The unions include the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), the National Association of Graduate Teachers, the Coalition of Concerned Teachers and the Teachers’ and Educational …

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