Thrills @ Amakye Dede @ 45 Concert :: UTV Hosts Celebrities On New Year’s Day :: 2 past BoG Governors responsible for ‘rotten’ banking system – Joe Jackson :: Togolese Soldiers Intrusion Reported To Interpol :: GES announces reopening dates for Senior High Schools :: Socialists again call for action to ‘stop expats displacing Amsterdammers’ :: Kofi Annan''s Death; Ghana Flags To Fly At Half-Mast For One Week :: Let’s spend on the living not the dead – Palmer-Buckle to Ghanaians :: Heart failure could heighten the risk of developing cancer: Dutch research :: Six bribery ''headquarters'' in Ghana ::





General News
8.1 Million Ghanaians Live In Poverty 1/16/2007
8.1million out of Ghana’s total population of 20million are said to be poor and cannot afford the basic needs of life in spite of the numerous efforts of government to improve the income level of people. The Executive Director of Poverty Concern Ghana, Mr. Abdul Razak Abdulai made the observation in Accra today when his organization presented 130 computers worth 120,000 US dollars to some selected schools and institutions in the Northern region through the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports.



Mr. Abdulai said 9 out of 10 people in the Upper East and Upper West regions are poor and can barely afford a living whilst 7 out of 10 people live in poverty in the Northern region. He said poverty concern is coming out with a 5-year development plan to assist in the alleviation of poverty in the country.

By Emmanuel Akorli

 
Copyright© Radio Recogin 2019 Designed by [ModernGhana.com