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Thursday, October 6th, 2016

 

President Mahama’s Last Minute U-turn on Nursing Allowance –Policy or Politics?

President Mahama recently announced the restoration of nursing student allowance despite the earlier claim that it is the right policy for Ghana. Making the reversal announcement, the president cited delays in the legal framework to migrate nursing students to the student loan scheme. The stated reason notwithstanding, it is hard to take President Mahama at his word, given the timing of his decision. However, let’s make the assumption that President Mahama and the NDC restored the allowance to the benefit of students rather than for political interest. To validate thisRead More