BEAR WITH US, FREE SHS PROBLEMS WILL BE ADDRESSED – HAMID PLEADS.

BEAR WITH US, FREE SHS PROBLEMS WILL BE ADDRESSED – HAMID PLEADS. The Information Minister has pleaded with Ghanaians to bear with the government on the challenges that have come up since the implementation of the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy. Mustapha Hamid said the problems are largely due to over admission of first-year students across the country. Speaking with members of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) at a town hall meeting Monday, Mr. Hamid was confident that with the measures the government is putting up, the problems will soon be a thing of the past. “Nobody accumulates their children’s school fees before they begin giving birth. We all

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GERMAN PRESIDENT ARRIVES IN GHANA TODAY FOR 3-DAY VISIT.

GERMAN PRESIDENT ARRIVES IN GHANA TODAY FOR 3-DAY VISIT. The President of Germany, President Franks Walter Steinmeier, is expected to arrive in Ghana today [Monday], for a three-day visit. He will be accompanied by the Federal Minister for Economy and Energy, Mrs. Brigitte Zypries, the Deputy Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Friedrich Kitschelt, the State Minister at the German Foreign Office, Maria Böhmer, as well as a substantial business delegation and guests from civil society. The state visit to Ghana will be the first trip to an African country by President Steinmeier, since he took office in February 2017. President Akufo-Addo, will receive President Steinmeier on December 12th, 2017.

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JERUSALEM: NETANYAHU EXPERTS EU TO FOLLOW US RECOGNITION.

JERUSALEM: NETANYAHU EXPERTS EU TO FOLLOW US RECOGNITION. Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his country’s capital. He is in Brussels for talks – the first time an Israeli prime minister has visited the city in more than 20 years. But the EU’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini says the bloc’s stance on the matter is unchanged. Donald Trump’s move has left the US isolated on a highly sensitive issue between Israel and the Palestinians. Arriving in Brussels, Mr Netanyahu again welcomed the announcement, saying Jerusalem had been the capital of the Jewish people for 3,000 years and Mr

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GERMAN SPY AGENCY WARNS OF CHINESE LINKEDIN ESPIONAGE.

GERMAN SPY AGENCY WARNS OF CHINESE LINKEDIN ESPIONAGE. China is using fake LinkedIn profiles to gather information on German officials and politicians, the German intelligence agency (BfV) has said. The agency alleges that Chinese intelligence used the networking site to target at least 10,000 Germans, possibly to recruit them as informants. It released a number of fake profiles allegedly used for this purpose. BfV head Hans-Georg Maassen said the accounts show China’s efforts to subvert top-level German politics. “This is a broad-based attempt to infiltrate in particular parliaments, ministries and government agencies,” he said. China has denied similar allegations of cyber espionage in the past and has not yet responded

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EC BOSSES FACE PROBE MEET PANEL & ACCUSERS.

EC BOSSES FACE PROBE MEET PANEL & ACCUSERS. Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo, Charlotte Osei, Amadu Sulley and Georgina Opoku-Amankwa The committee empanelled by Chief Justice Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo to look into the alleged abuse of power and corruption scandal that have rocked the Electoral Commission (EC), will today meet the committee and the petitioners. According to sources, the five-member committee, to be chaired by a Supreme Court judge, will use the maiden meeting to explain the procedures, as well as the terms of reference to the petitioners and the respondents. Apart from a Supreme Court judge chairing the committee, two other Court of Appeal judges (male and female), as well as two

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