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Poverty reduction strategies in Ghana have widened the inequality gap – Manteaw

The various poverty reduction strategies adopted by successive governments in Ghana’s Fourth Republican dispensation have widened the inequality gap between the rich and the poor, according to Dr. Steve Manteaw.

60 Girls Joins ISODEC’s STME Girls Camp

The Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), a non-governmental organization, has held the 2015 Science, Technology and Mathematics Education (STME) Girls Camp to help encourage girls to develop interest in STME.

In all, 60 girls selected from Junior High Schools (JHS) in West Mamprusi and Mamprugu Moaduri Districts participated in the week-long exercise held at Walewale, to amongst others expose the girls to a real science laboratory and its equipment and how to use them to come out with scientific results.

ISODEC: Ghana Petroleum Deregulation Policy Is A Joke

Following the recent increase in petroleum prices, the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), has said the deregulation of the petroleum sector has so far not benefited Ghanaians.

Petrol recently went up by 4 percent while diesel is up by 2 percent.

ISODEC to educate citizens towards issue-based campaign

Pursuant to its mission for 2016, the organization, with support from STAR-Ghana has kick-started a project that seeks to enhance the electoral processes and engagements for peaceful, credible and inclusive elections towards the long term goal of helping to deepen and consolidate democratic governance in Ghana.

POLITICIZING TOP SECURITY JOBS THREATENS CORRUPTION FIGHT – ISODEC

ISODEC believes state security agencies cannot be expected to do a good job in investigating corruption issues when appointments to top jobs in the agencies are politicized.

40-YEAR DEV'T PLAN WILL SUFFER UNDER NPP – ISODEC

The newly launched long term national development plan might not be implemented if the flagbearer of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Akufo Addo emerge as the president of Ghana after 2016.

CONSIDER BUSINESSES IN YOUR PLANS – MANTEAW URGES MMDAs

The campaign coordinator for the Integrated Social Development Center (ISODEC), Dr. Emmanuel Steve Asare Manteaw, has said that district assemblies in resource-rich areas across the country could benefit from the extraction of resources if they conduct an input and output analysis of the activities of the extraction companies.

ISODEC COMMENDS MASS TRANSFERS WITHIN IMMIGRATION SERVICE

The Integrated Social Development Center (ISODEC) has welcomed the mass transfers within the Ghana Immigration Service. Some 31 senior officers of the Service were re-assigned from their various regional and district posts on Wednesday.

GOV'T'S ECG CONCESSION REVIEW ARRANGEMENTS BETTER – ISODEC

The Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC),  has said that the government’s decision to review portions of the Electricity Company of Ghana’s (ECG) concession agreement under the Power Compact II arrangement, makes the deal better than it was under the erstwhile National Democratic Congress (NDC) government.

PROBE TAX WAIVERS GRANTED CHINESE COMPANY – CSOs TO PARLIAMENT

Ghanaian civil society groups within the tax space, have urged Parliament to investigate tax waivers granted a Chinese Petrochemical Corporation, the SINOPEC Group, through an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPCC) agreement in 2014.