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FIFA U-17 WWCQ: Black Maidens To Begin Camping On Friday

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The Black Maidens of Ghana will begin camping on Friday ahead of their 2020 FIFA U-17 World Cup final round qualifier against Nigeria.

The team will converge at the Cape Coast Stadium on Friday, August 14, 2020, to begin preparations for the game with 30 players.

Ghana will take on Nigeria in October/November in search of a ticket to represent Africa at the World showpiece slated for India in 2021.

The Black Maidens started the qualifying campaign in March with a 10-0 aggregate triumph over Liberia in a home and away fixture before taking a break due to the coronavirus pandemic.

However, the team was granted special dispensation by President Nana Akufo-Addo in his last address of the nation on the measures to combat the spread of coronavirus.

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All players, technical staff and essential service providers will go through the mandatory COVID-19 test upon arrival in camp.

The team is led by Baba Nuhu.

Squad in full:

  • GOALKEEPERS

Ahamadu Amina – FC Savanah

Ziblim Farihana – Bagabaga Ladies

Amponsah Mary – Value Girls

  • DEFENDERS

Atinga Sandra – Kumasi Sports Academy

Seidu Faiza – Northern Ladies

Achiaa Anasthesia – Sea Lions

Yahaya Asana – Bagabaga Ladies

Fuseini Zulaiha – Pearlpia Ladies

Opoku Abena Anoma – Ampem Darkoa Ladies

Aniwaa Luiza – police Ladies

Yakubu Ayisha – Pearlpia Ladies

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Mintah Sarfoah Linda- Prisons Ladies

  • MIDFIELDERS

Acheampong Elshadai – Kumasi Sports Academy

Alhassan Basira – Pearlpia Ladies

Oppong Elizabeth – Samaria Ladies

Sarpong Elizabeth – Fabulous Ladies

Twum Tracy – Ampem Darkoa Ladies

Fodu Bless Matilda – Ideal Ladies

Akaheeh Doris – Northern Ladies

Alexia Ahoma- Holy Royals Ladies

  • WINGERS

Owusu Mavis – Ampem Darkoa Ladies

Agyemang Constance Serwaa – Halifax Ladies

Mafia Nyame – Rock Ladies

Aguadze Juanita – Police Ladies

  • ATTACKERS

Abdulai Salamatu – Bagabaga Ladies

Amponsah Ophelia Serwaa – Ampem Darkoa Ladies

Sarpong Alice – Sea Lions

Dejean Kubura – Zicom Stars Ladies

Abrafi Sarah – Dreams Ladies

Aoyem Georgina Aisha – Army Ladies

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What governments all over the world are doing after COVID

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What governments all over the world are doing after COVID in 2022.

One of the most important ways that societies intervene to buffer the adverse consequences of socioeconomic disadvantage is through the provision of social assistance. Social assistance refers to government programs that provide a minimum level of income support to individuals and households living in poverty.

When people talk about people receiving public assistance – food stamps, disability, unemployment payments, and other government help – they often have stereotypes and inaccurate perceptions of who those people are and what their lives are like.

This view of some people is affecting policy for the growing ranks of our nation’s poor, says a new report from a joint project from Save the Children and the Center for American Progress. The report compares the U.S. means of measuring economic opportunity and poverty with the experience of other countries, including five peer nations on the same income scale. It shows that people in many peer countries are given assistance as a matter of public policy, and these nations tend to view welfare programs as a short-term emergency measure.

Many countries like the U.S and spend significantly more taxpayer money on assistance than peer countries. After a few years of assistance, people on welfare in the U.S. have a much more difficult time finding jobs, according to the recent National Survey of Transitional Assistance Providers. These programs lend support either in the form of direct cash transfers or through a variety of in-kind benefits (e.g. food stamps and rent subsidies). Social assistance has been shown to strengthen the purchasing power of the poor and raise their material standards of living.

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However, the government does not provide these social assistance programs to ensure marginalized populations are treated fairly, the report says. In fact, U.S. policy determines participation by significant factors, such as the stigma associated with poverty.

Many social programs determine eligibility before a person’s need for support. They include the U.S. Earned Income Tax Credit, which provides an additional tax refund to working families. Similarly, these benefits are made available only to the poor, as with food stamps and Medicaid eligibility. The report finds positive signs.

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Throughout the world, government assistance helps increase your odds of getting a job, incorporates receiving benefits (by lowering the barriers to receive), raises your wages, and reduces the chances of falling into poverty. This means people who receive the assistance are less likely to experience long-term poverty.

Some nations take a deliberate approach to the provision of social assistance because they view the social support system as integral to promoting social and economic mobility. In many cases, straight into the workforce programs and an expansion.

Access to jobs is crucial to moving families out of poverty. Unemployment and disability, for example, only benefit people when they work. A policy reform could make the social safety net more effective.

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Nigeria Warns Of Possible Eid Al-Fitr Bomb Attacks

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Nigeria’s secret police have warned of possible bomb attacks during celebrations for Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

In a statement, spokesperson Peter Afunanya said the Department of State Services (DSS) had uncovered a plot by suspected gangs to carry out attacks on critical infrastructure, places of worship and recreation centres.

The warning comes after recent explosions at bars in the north-eastern states of Taraba and Yobe that killed several people.

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A splinter faction of Boko Haram known as Islamic State West Africa Province (Iswap) said it carried out the attacks.

 

 

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Russia Cuts Off Gas Supplies To Bulgaria And Poland

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Russia Cuts Off Gas Supplies To Bulgaria And Poland

The Russian energy giant Gazprom says it has cut off all gas deliveries to both Bulgaria and Poland after both countries refused to start paying for the supplies in roubles.

Earlier, both Polish and Bulgarian energy providers said they had received official notices from the Russian gas supplier that deliveries were due to be cut.

Gazprom’s announcement comes after some confusion earlier this morning, when data showed gas supplies into Poland through Belarus temporarily reduced to zero before resuming.

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Bulgaria’s gas network had also said the country was still receiving Russian gas as of this morning.

We are yet to see any data of gas volumes into Poland or Bulgaria since Gazprom’s announcement just now.

 

 

 

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