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SDA Church and Project 360 supports brilliant but needy students in Ashanti Region – ghanapublisher.com

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Project 360 Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organization with the vision of providing support for the Ghanaian youth in diverse areas such as Education, Craftsmanship, Health, Creative Ideas and Capacity Building in collaboration with the Boamang District of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church has organized an Award ceremony for Brilliant but needy Basic School pupils in the Afigya Kwabre North District of the Ashanti Region.

This Ceremony took place at Kwamang Afigya at the 2019 annual Camp meeting program. The main aim of the awarding ceremony was to support students who pulled up excellent performance in their respective classes and were able to come up among the top three pupils who had better grades in their just ended End of term Examinations.

The Award scheme is also purposed at motivating the awardees to keep up their performance and also inspire their peers to buck up their performance.

The Ceremony was graced by the Member of Parliament for Afigya Kwabre North Constituency, Honorable Nana Marfo Amaniampong who doubled as the Special Guest for the Camp Meeting and the Presenter of the Awards.

The Honorable Member of Parliament was very pleased with the initiative by the Organization and the church and pledged his support for the project to extend to other parts of his constituency.
The District Chief Executive for the Afigya Kwabre North, Hon. Karikari Acheamfour was also Present to grace the occasion.
The Awardees numbered 57, who were pupils drawn from different basic schools within the following communities in the district; Akom, Ahenkro, Boamang, Kwamang, Soko, Abroma, Adukro, Maase, Kyerekrom, Amoako, Tetrem, and Kyekyewere.

The Award Sponsors, Project 360 Ghana, presented Exercise books to each Awardee as a support to their academic work and also took records of their details to keep them in check for the subsequent terms as they continue to improve or decline and also provide the requisite support when necessary.

The District Pastor, Pr. Obed Osei-Agyemang encouraged the parents of the awardees who were very enthused about this support to take very good care of their wards and prioritize their education more than anything else they can think of. He also added that, He will do anything he can to collaborate with the Sponsors of the Award to make this an annual event and also extend it to other areas either than education so as to support church and national Aims of Building the nation.

A week later, the same Award ceremony was organized in Offinso Municipal at Asamanka SDA Primary on 8th September, 2019 where Kodie District of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church led by Pr. Isaac Afriyie in collaboration with Project 360 Ghana awarded 43 basic school pupils who excelled in their respective classes during their annual camp meeting program.

The Presentation of awards was done by the Municipal Chief Executive of Offinso Municipal Assembly, Honorable Solomon Kesse. The MCE encouraged the Pupils to continue doing their best in class as well as their parents to support them financially in terms of education.

Project 360 Ghana Co-founder, Mr. Samuel Dwamena Sekyere expressed his gratitude for the massive attention the church and parents present have admitted to give to education.

He also added that the vision of the Organization (Project 360 Ghana) is very broad therefore support in cash and kind is needed to embark on several proposed projects geared towards national development.

Support from Individuals and Co-operate Organizations are welcomed to help build our Country.

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QNET Limited Supports Ghana Police Hospital – ghanapublisher.com

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QNET Limited Supports Ghana Police Hospital

The Managing Director of Rhinotrack Limited and Country Man Director of QNET Limited, Mr. George Anti-Ohene, has donated medical equipment to the Ghana Police Hospital on behalf of QNET Limited. The equipment include five (5) filled large 47.2 Kg Oxygen cylinders, three (3) Medical Regulators, Four (4) Wheelchairs and eleven (11) Crutches.

Mr. Anti-Ohene urged the Police hospital to put the equipment into good use to save lives as the company prepares to give more to assist in providing quality healthcare. ‘’I will be fulfilled to see that the items have saved at least one life’’, he added.

COP Mr. George Alex Mensah, Director-General Services who received the donation on behalf of the Police Administration expressed gratitude to QNET Limited and appealed to other philanthropists to emulate the example. He was joined by the Acting Medical Director, DCOP Dr. Ewusi-Emmim, the Hospital Administrator DCOP Mr. David Eklu, the Director Finance, ACP Mr. Osei Akoto Arthur and other police officers.

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How Vincent Tawiah, the iPhone Fraudster got arrested – ghanapublisher.com

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The Police have arrested Vincent Tawiah, a 22year-old internet fraudster at Accra Mall for defrauding unsuspecting persons under the pretext of selling iPhones to them. He was arrested by officers of the National Police Operations Department on Monday 10th May, 2021.

Suspect’s modus is to advertise the iPhones on Instagram and other social media platforms for prices ranging from One Thousand One Hundred Ghana Cedis (GH1,100.00) to Five Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH5,000.00), less than the market prices of iPhones. When contacted by interested persons, he would ask them to send mobile money to the mobile phone account number 0551978205 registered in the name of Rhydale Addae.

Police used one of his victims as a bait to arrest him. Other victims have since come forward to identify Vincent Tawiah as having defrauded them. The Police are therefore asking persons who have also been defrauded by the suspect whose picture is attached to this story, to report to the National Operations Department at the Police Headquarters, Ring Road Accra or call 0238894764.

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Finance Ministry Signs GH₵382,000,000 Compact Agreement – ghanapublisher.com

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Ministry of Finance signs two compact agreements for post Covid-19 transformation with Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Trade & Industry.

On Tuesday, 11th May 2021, the Minister for Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori-Atta, the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture signed a two Compact Agreement.

The Ministry of Trade will receive Two hundred and Eighty two million Ghana cedis ( Ghs282,000,000.00) to pursue various interventions which includes: building Ghana’s light manufacturing industry, rolling out Agro processing and food import substitution, development of the pharmaceutical industry, support to distressed companies in strategic sectors, developing Ghana’s automotive products and improve access for Ghanaian exporters under AfCFTA.

The Ministry of Tourism will also benefit from an amount of One hundred Million Ghana Cedis ( GHC 100,000,000.00) which will be used for addressing: Ghana’s tourism infrastructure, transformation of our beaches, sector operators skills revitalization programmes, comprehensive marketing and brand promotion activities of our arts and culture among several others.

This funding supports are different from the Ministries 2021 budget rather, it forms part of measures under the Ghana CARES Obatampa program by President Akufo-Addo to get the economy back on track.

The Compact is a partnership agreement between the Ministry of Finance, as the Coordinating authority, and sector Ministries, under the supervision of the Inter-Ministerial Coordinating Committee (IMCC) to ensure effective and timely delivery of the targets set for the various Ministries under the CARES programme for the 2021 fiscal year.

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