Author Archives: edwardkanawu

‘Polen kunnen bij UWV fluitend onterechte WW-uitkering krijgen’

Uitkeringsinstantie UWV betaalt werkloosheidsuitkeringen aan werknemers zonder te controleren of ze zijn ontslagen. Dat meldt Nieuwsuur. Op basis van eigen onderzoek stelt het programma dat deze praktijk tot grootschalige fraude leidt, met name onder arbeidsmigranten. Het UWV zou al jaren op de hoogte zijn van de problemen. De WW is alleen bedoeld voor mensen die buiten hun schuld werkloos zijn geworden, bijvoorbeeld ...

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Penningmeester verduisterde 1,9 miljoen kerkgeld: 3 jaar cel

Een 53-jarige man die als penningmeester van een protestantse kerkgemeenschap in Leiden ruim 1,9 miljoen euro heeft verduisterd, is veroordeeld tot drie jaar cel, waarvan acht maanden voorwaardelijk. De rechtbank in Den Haag acht bewezen dat de man, Frank van E., vier jaar lang geld van de kerk naar zijn eigen bankrekening overmaakte. Hij kocht onder meer luxe spullen en ...

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Economy being revived despite difficult circumstances inherited – President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says his government is reviving the Ghanaian economy despite the difficult circumstances it inherited from the previous administration. According to President Akufo-Addo, the first order of the day for his administration was to get the fundamentals of the economy right, a prerequisite for realising the vision of Ghana becoming an industrialised ...

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Stop the propaganda, government hasn’t abandoned projects – NPP blasts Mahama

The governing New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Northern Regional Communications Directorate, has dismissed former President John Dramani Mahama’s claims that government has abandoned several projects initiated by the previous NDC administration in the region. The NDC Flagbearer hopeful, John Dramani Mahama, during his recent campaign tour of the Northern Region accused government of neglecting the area. According to the former President, ...

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GHc15.2m GSA training school leaks Just 2yrs after use, state to cough money again for repairs

A corruption watch (CW) investigation has found that the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) Training School which was constructed at a cost of GHc 15.2 million has developed leakages and defects just two years after being handed over to the GSA, raising concerns about value for money. CW findings indicate that the defects in the GHc15.2 million worth contract were spotted ...

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Ministry rubbishes reports on double-track cancelation

The Ministry of Education has dismissed media reports that it has cancelled the double track policy in some schools in the Northern Region due to poor infrastructure. The Ministry has in a statement said that the reports are false and should be disregarded. “The Ministry wishes to state that these stories are untrue and that for the avoidance of doubt, ...

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The Double Track System will not be scraped – Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education has debunked reports on the cancellation of the Double Track System under the Free SHS policy in some schools in the Northern region. Some reports filed last week indicated that, the Deputy Director General of the Ghana Education Service after a meeting with Head teachers of Second Cycle Schools in Tamale, asked some schools to withdraw ...

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