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2017-05-26

[N] Adom FM’s ‘Y3gye y3 sika’ demo attracts over 2,300 protesters
[N] Gun attacks in Tema not robberies – Police
[N] Family of three electrocuted at Kpone
[N] Kufuor commends Raising Readers initiative  
[N] Atuguba, Kumbour to speak at maiden revolutionary lecture series
[N] Two defiant galamseyers busted
[N] Fourteen Takoradi fire victims to be transferred to Interbeton
[N] Hajj: Fate of 452 pilgrims ‘left-behind’ in 2016 still hanging
[N] EOCO rescues seven girls
[N] Nana Addo jets off to Liberia today  
[N] Don't beg for corrupt officials - President cautions  
[N] Leaked sex tape involving two SHS students goes viral  
[N] Man shot in Wa

2017-05-24

[B] Employers’ Association proposes extension of maternity leave by 2 weeks
[B] Producer price inflation drops to 4.8%
[B] EU, GIZ to support skills development with €10.7m
[B] 6 concessionaires to start inspection of ECG assets - Ing. Owura
[N] Man grabbed over Kumasi murder
[N] End cycle of vindictive politics - Nyaho to Akufo-Addo
[N] Values of hard work and honesty fading - Chief Justice
[N] Finance Ministry gives clearance for allied health workers employment
[N] Learn from my mistakes; don’t buy tractors for farmers – Mahama to Akufo-Addo
[N] NDC foot soldiers benefit from LEAP
[N] Phone tracker leads to arrest of robber
[N] Re-arrest Delta Force 8 now - PPP
[N] CEO busted in $1.2m bribery scandal  
[N] Galamsey Queen goes ‘mad’
[N] Police issues crime alert
[N] Man kills sister-in-law
[N] BNI probes 3 Mahama appointees over $4m graft
[N] I was jailed 3 years because of Aisha Huang - Former aide
[N] MP begs Kumbuor over false ‘military galamsey’ claim
[N] Pregnant nurses protesting exam ban won't be victimized  
[N] Ghana Gas helicopters not missing – Kwabena Donkor

2017-05-23

[B] Tullow eyes new fields beyond Jubilee & TEN
[B] ECG concession: bidders reduced to 6; MIDA sets eyes on financially viable bidde
[B] Former MP demands details on the 150 investors for ‘1-district, 1-factory'
[B] We need power to turn economy around – Agyarko
[S] Akufo-Addo's changes to ECG 'sale' agreement quite impressive - PUWU
[N] Kumbuor approved military protection for Ukraine, Russia galamseyers – MP
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[ 2017-05-24 ]

Osei Agyeman

NDC foot soldiers benefit from LEAP
The Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam (AEE) District Director
for Right to Information Coalition (RTI), King
Ralph Osei Agyeman has emphatically stated that
most beneficiaries under the LEAP are party
affiliates or foot soldiers of the National
Democratic Congress (NDC).

According to him, their checks from
representatives from some of the LEAP communities
in the country led to the revelation. He has
therefore called on the government to put measures
in place to ensure that the right people benefit
from the program.

He made this known during a forum to create
awareness on the LEAP in the area over the
weekend.

Mr Osei Agyeman observed that since the inception
of the program, the number of beneficiary
households has gradually increased from 30,000
households in 21 districts to 147,901 in 188
districts across the 10 regions.

He expressed concern about the low level of
awareness and involvement of citizens on the
implementation of the program despite its
expansion.

“At the community level, there is limited
knowledge and understanding of the concept of LEAP
such as the criteria for selecting beneficiaries
which was retarding the progress of the program”
he added

The District Director called for the need to
facilitate citizen’s involvement and participation
in the LEAP program through public education.

Source - dailyguideafrica.com



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