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Government will absorb the water bills for all Ghanaians for the next three months – Nana Addo

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President Nana Akufo-Addo says the government will make a determination on whether or not to extend the lockdown imposed on some parts of the country later this week.

The president in a national broadcast on Sunday  said the decision of the government on the matter will be driven by science and available data.

The Ghana Water Company Ltd and the Electricity Company of Ghana have been directed to ensure the stable supply of water and electricity during this period. In addition, there will be no disconnection of supply.

“Furthermore, government will absorb the water bills for all Ghanaians for the next three months, i.e. April, May and June. All water tankers, publicly and privately-owned, are also going to be mobilised to ensure the supply of water to all vulnerable communities,” the president added.

Other highlights from the address were as follows:

Government, in collaboration with the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI), Business & Trade Associations and selected Commercial and Rural Banks, will roll out a soft loan scheme up to a total of six hundred million cedis (GH¢600 million), which will have a one-year moratorium and two-year repayment period for micro, small and medium scale businesses.

An insurance package, with an assured sum of ¢350,000 for each health personnel and allied professional at the forefront of the fight, has been put in place, with a daily allowance of ¢150 being paid to contact tracers. Government has also decided that all health workers will not pay taxes on their emoluments for the next three months, i.e. April, May and June. Furthermore, all frontline health workers will receive an additional allowance of 50% of their basic salary per month, i.e. for March, April, May and June.

The March allowance will be paid alongside that of April. The Ministry of Transport is also making available, for free, ‘Aayalolo’ buses to convey health workers in Accra, Tema, Kumasi and Kasoa to and from work, along specific routes, for the entire duration of the restrictions.

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Okyeame Kwame and wife celebrate 13th wedding anniversary

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Award winning Ghanaian rapper Okyeame Kwame and his wife Annica Nsiah-Ampau celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary on Sunday, January 16, 2022. (more…)

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Oriflame Ghana celebrates Grand Opening and First Catalogue Launch

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World renowned Social Selling beauty company, Oriflame is now in Ghana. (more…)

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DBlack appreciates the mother of his children with a Range Rover gift

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Ghanaian rapper and businessman, Dblack has gifted the mother of his children, a brand new Range Rover.

The presentation was done at a get together to celebrate his 35th birthday on January 13th.

According to Dblack, his baby mama had been a “real one”, hence, his gesture.

“Gifted the mother of my kids a new Range Rover on my birthday. Always gotta appreciate the real ones. The smiles on my kids faces did it for me. Let’s appreciate the good ones. God bless us all,” he captioned a video of the presentation.

Meanwhile, the Black Avenue Musik boss also gifted himself a brand new Mercedes S 550 to mark his new age.

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Afia Schwarzenegger loses dad

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Ghanaian Comedian, Afia Schwarzenegger has lost her dad, Mr Augustine Adjei.

The self-acclaimed Queen of Ghanaian Comedy announced the news on her Instagram a couple of minutes ago.

“My hero has gone to be with the Lord. Rest In Peace Daddy. I’m lost,” she captioned a photo of her and her dad.

Mr Augustine Adjei had fallen ill and was admitted at the Korle Bu teaching hospital in December.

He’s reported to have been battling cancer.

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Social media users go crazy as Moesha Bodoung makes first IG post in months

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Ghanaian actress, Moesha Bodoung has returned to social media after a long break.

In the second quarter of 2021, the actress found Christ, an encounter, that led to series of scandals.

Moesha was reported to have suffered some mental breakdown amidst other things.

She went off social media through the period and was missed dearly by her followers.

On Saturday night, Moesha announced her return with a post on Instagram.

“God is King,” she shared.

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Moesha post has since generated a lot of reactions as colleagues in the industry as well as her fans rejoiced at her return.

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Chance The Rapper meets Nana Addo, hints at coming back to Ghana in July with a ‘big group’

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Although Chance The Rapper has returned to the USA, he already has plans to return to Ghana soon. (more…)

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