GH¢485 MILLION NEEDED TO END OPEN DEFECATION

GH¢485 MILLION NEEDED TO END OPEN DEFECATION. The government need to mobilise GH¢485 million to finance about 970,559 households who require some form of financing to own household latrines. This is based on the assumption that a basic improved latrine will cost GH¢500 per household. Research by a Ghanaian consulting firm, CDC Consult and presented at the National Basic Sanitation Forum in July indicated that 1.21 million households, forming 19.3 per cent of households in Ghana were without toilets. The research indicated that 80 per cent of the households interviewed could not afford a toilet facility without financial support because the average annual income of these households was GH¢3,787.Need for

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PAPERLESS: PORT REVENUE SHOOTS FROM GHC130m TO GHC230m

PAPERLESS: PORT REVENUE SHOOTS FROM GHC130m TO GHC230m. Revenue collection at the ports in the first week of September has shot up to GHC230 million compared to the GHC130 million which was raised same time last year, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia has revealed. He said the development is as a result of the paperless system which has been introduced at the ports. “On September 1, we launched the paperless [system], but of course not without attempts to actually derail the process, because it’s hurting a lot of people who were making free money and people who used to take two weeks to clear a container after one day of delay

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FREE SHS: I WAS LABELLED A ‘LIAR’ – PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO-ADDO

FREE SHS: I WAS LABELLED A ‘LIAR’ – PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO-ADDO. “When I proposed this policy in 2008, many were those who said Free SHS could not be done. The idea was ridiculed and was described by propagandists as a vote-buying gimmick even though ironically, it did not win me that election,” President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated. Launching his government’s flagship programme, Free SHS, at the West Africa Secondary School (WASS) in Accra on Tuesday, President Akufo-Addo said he was branded a “liar” by his political opponents when he first promised a free senior high school education ahead of the 2008 elections. According to him, although his government cannot

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FIRST PENILE IMPLANT SURGERY IN GHANA BY GHANAIAN SURGEON

FIRST PENILE IMPLANT SURGERY IN GHANA BY GHANAIAN SURGEON. Peace and Love Hospital and Derry Court Medical Practice in collaboration with Dr. Samuel Amanamah specialist Sexopathologist with Kumasi South Hospital, performed the first penile implant surgery by a Ghanaian in Ghana. The surgery which took place at Peace and Love Hospital, Kumasi, was done by a 4 member team; Dr. Samuel Amanamah, Dr. (Mrs.) Beatrice Wiafe Addai, Mr. Kofi Owusu Gyimah, Madam Esther Antwi. Dr. Samuel Amanamah, who led the team was elated and remarked that “this was a dream come true,that Ghanaians can now access this treatment in Ghana” Erectile dysfunction is a silent “emotional killer” which plaques half

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FREE SHS IS NOT ABOUT NDC OR NPP – PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO-ADDO

FREE SHS IS NOT ABOUT NDC OR NPP – PRESIDENT NANA AKUFO-ADDO. The President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged all Ghanaians to support the free senior high school policy to ensure its success. The lead up to the official launch of the policy has been dogged by arguments between the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration and opposition National Democratic Congress over its viability. However, the President says although the policy which aims to build a progressive and prosperous nation will face some challenges in its early stages, Ghanaians from all walks of life and political persuasions must support it. “The policy is not about the NPP or the

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THE MAN WHO WAS CAUGHT WITH AFIA SCHWARZ IS A MARRIED MAN

THE MAN WHO WAS CAUGHT WITH AFIA SCHWARZ IS A MARRIED MAN. It appears this Afia Schwarzenegger drama is not dying soon. Ever since the video leaked, folks have been wondering who is that dude caught bonking Afia in the video. Because of his dark complexion and the low quality of the video, it was quite difficult to get his ID. But as always, GhanaCelebrities.com will be the first to provide you with the tea! Information reaching GhanaCelebrities.com has it that, the man who was caught bonking Afia Schwarzenegger in the leaked video is a married man. A source who is close to him, tells us his name is Joe,

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