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“Support National Health Insurance With 1% Of Your Earnings” – NHIA Boss To Labour Unions

The Chief Executive Officer for the National Health Insurance Authority [NHIA] Dr. Samuel Annor has called on Labour Unions to consider supporting the health scheme with one percent [1%] of their earnings to better cushion and enhance performance of the scheme.

Dr Annor explained that the current 2.5% Value Added Tax [VAT] used in running the scheme is not enough hence the need for extra funds to support it.

He says, prioritizing the health of citizens in every country is a step to development. This he indicated can be achieved if citizens are willing to contribute immensely towards it's maintenance.

Traditional authorities in the Assin districts of the Central region are worried about the high level of immorality among the youth in the area.

The youth in the area, both male and females, whom the chiefs claim have no regard for education have resorted to the easiest ways of eking a living which the authorities say is mostly against the laws of the land .

The youth according to the chiefs engage in drugs, theft, gambling, internet fraud popularly known as ‘Sakawa’ as well as duping unsuspecting members of society of their assets.

23-yr old man arrested with young boy’s head

The Agona Nkwanta District Police Command on Tuesday night arrested 23-year-old Alex Tetteh for possessing a human head, believed to be that of a young boy.

The suspect was arrested by the people of Sankro, a village near Dixcove when he was searching for a potential buyer of the human part.

The Cape Coast Circuit Court 3 has sentenced Thomas Kwabena Thompson, a resident of Apewosika, one of the six communities surrounding the University of Cape Coast, to Fifteen (15) years imprisonment with hard labour after he pleaded guilty to a charge of robbery.

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