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Rawlings chides NDC, NPP over Amidu's appointment

Ghana News

Former President Rawlings said the NDC, while in government, failed to make good use of the man who stood for the values and principles of the party, adding: “Amidu should have been used by us. But, no! We rejected him when he is an embodiment of the principles we stand for.”

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has remarked that the agitation by politicians from both the governing and the opposition parties over the appointment of Mr Martin Amidu as Special Prosecutor attests to the fact that politicians can collaborate to orchestrate acts of corruption.

Rawlings blasts Hannah Tetteh for abusing his wife (VIDEO)

Ghana News

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has alleged that former Foreign Affairs Minister Hannah Tetteh maltreated his wife, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings on several occasions.

Cabinet has approved RTI Bill - Dr Bawumia

Ghana News

In recent weeks, pressure has been mounting on the government to approve the RTI Bill. Campaigners for the passage of the Bill insist that fighting corruption will be difficult without its passage.

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has announced that a revised version of the Right To Information Bill (RTI Bill) has been approved by Cabinet and forwarded to Parliament.

President Akufo-Addo acknowledges the cheers of students of SDA-SHS

Ghana News

“If the Free SHS policy is to succeed, and if we are to build the modern, progressive and prosperous Ghana we desire, each and every one of us here – political leaders, traditional rulers, teachers, parents, students – has a major stake in ensuring that we achieve excellence in our educational system. The policy is not about the NPP or the NDC.”

“If the Free SHS policy is to succeed, and if we are to build the modern, progressive and prosperous Ghana we desire, each and every one of us here – political leaders, traditional rulers, teachers, parents, students – has a major stake in ensuring that we achieve excellence in our educational system. The policy is not about the NPP or the NDC.”

President Akufo-Addo speaking at the National TVET Conference.

Ghana News

The President, “We are also upgrading some 35 National and Vocational Training Institutes across the country, and upgrading colleges of education that specialize in technology. There is underway a major revision of the curricula of TVET schools to make them relevant to the needs of our changing economy.”

President Akufo-Addo, says the strategy of his government is to expand technical and vocational opportunities at both secondary and tertiary levels, and, thereby, strengthen the linkages between education and industry, as well as empower young people to deploy their skills, to employ themselves and others.

“8,700 Cctv Cameras To Be Deployed Across The Country” – President Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

President Akufo-Addo made this known on Sunday, 18th March, 2018, when he commissioned the Bekwai Divisional Police Headquarters, constructed by the Member of Parliament for Bekwai, Hon. Joseph Osei Wusu.

President Akufo-Addo, says Government will mobilise whatever assistance it can to enable the Police provide the Ghanaian people the kind of service they deserve.

Charges against Dr. Opuni Are frivolous - Hon. Samuel George

Ghana News

According to the lawmaker, the charges will not stand in any competent court of jurisdiction. He tagged the government as a government of distraction. He said that the government is engaged in shifting the goal post.

The Member of Parliament for Ningo–Prampam in the Greater Accra Region, Hon. Samuel Nartey George, has described charges against former Cocoa Board Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Steve Opuni, as frivolous.

Professor Bill Buenar Puplampu, Vice-Chancellor of the Central University

Ghana News

He announced that the “University was doing well and, with the help of the Central Gospel Church International (CGCI), about to start the construction of the University Hospital as well as its city campus at Teshie.”

The Vice-Chancellor of the Central University (CU), Professor Bill Buenar Puplampu, has debunked claims by some media outlets that the University faces imminent collapse due to the economic challenges facing Ghana.

The sorry story of Epowano D/A Primary School. Image credit - Jet Alan

Ghana News

This is where pupils of Epowano D/A Primary School in the Shama District of the Western Region make themselves 'comfortable' for instructional hours.

The children in the image above are not on an excursion to a chief priest's shrine. Neither are they in a palm wine tapper's 'showroom' for an experiment.

Several State Corporations have not had their accounts audited - Dr. Kwabena Donkor

Ghana News

According to him, individuals who do not qualify are appointed to Boards, while others with mediocre qualifications are appointed as Chief Executive Officers. Eventually, these people run the companies into the ground.

The Member of Parliament for Pru East Constituency in the Brong Ahafo Region, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, says information has been made available before the Committee of Employment and State Owned Enterprises (SEO’s) that a number of State Corporations have not had their accounts audited as far back as 2014.

File Image - President Nana Akufo-Addo speaks at a press conference in the Federal Chancellery, Berlin.

Ghana News

Earlier in March, Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo announced that the country's economy was set to grow by 8.3 percent in 2018, above the 6.8 percent initially estimated in its annual budget.

Ghana, the west African nation known as one of the world's largest cocoa producers, is on course for skyrocketing economic growth this year thanks to an entirely different commodity.

Residents and commuters slugging through the bad section of the road the links Juabeso district and Bia West in the Western Region of Ghana. Image credit - John Ennin Boadu

Ghana News

Residents and commuters in the Juabeso district and Bia West district in the northern part of the Western Region have complained bitterly about the abysmal state of the road that connects the two districts.

Circuit court judges, magistrates to strike over payment of new salaries

Ghana News

The lower court judges are demanding the immediate payment of their salaries as approved by Parliament in the 2018 budget and all their outstanding allowances, such as fuel and rent and additional duty and book allowances.

Circuit court judges and district court magistrates have given the government up to March 21, 2018 to improve their conditions of service or they would withdraw their services.
“We give notice of our intention to withdraw our services from March 21, 2018. The relevant notice period is deemed to have been given,’’ the judges said in a letter addressed to the Chief Justice and the Chief of Staff at the Office of the President.

GIS deports Indian businessman Sivaram after Supreme Court quashed High Court decision

Ghana News

“If the government does not allow our boss to return, we will march to the Immigration office and the Flagstaff house. As a nation, we are also crying for investors to come and create businesses, but if this is how we will treat them, where will the jobs come from,’’ he fumed.

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has deported Mr Ashok Kumar Sivaram, an Indian businessman, three days after the Supreme Court quashed a High Court decision that ordered the restoration of his residence and work permits which were revoked by the GIS.

Kwabenya jail break: Suspect busted at Asikasu

Ghana News

One of the escapees of the Kwabenya police shooting, Emmanuel Kotey, has been arrested at Asikasu near Adeiso in the Upper West Akim District of the Eastern Region.

The United States (US) Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson

Ghana News

Ambassador Jackson also claimed that there are far more homosexuals in Ghana than Ghanaians know about but they are private about their sexuality because of societal norms.

 The United States (US) Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson is hopeful that homosexuality will be legalised in Ghana within the next decade.

Police launch manhunt for Teshie forex bureau robbery suspect

Ghana News

The suspect who goes by the alias Kess @ Kess Billion is alleged to have made away with an unspecified amount of money from that robbery.

The Financial Forensics Unit of the Criminal Investigations Department is on the hunt for a Nigerian national alleged to be the leader of a gang of armed robbers who robbed a forex bureau at Teshie Tsuibleoo on January 31, 2018.

File image - Sammy Awuku.

Ghana News

In a Facebook post, he stated that he educated the girls on what the education sector under the leadership of H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has in store for them.

The National Youth Organizer of the New Patriotic Party, and Board Chairman of Youth Employment Agency (YEA), Mr. Sammy Awuku, yesterday played host to a section of the female student population of the Accra New-Town Experimental School at a special luncheon.

Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu awarded at Africa Healthcare Summit in London

Ghana News

He completed his postdoctoral program in Holistic Medicine with a research on the Hibiscus Sabdariffa plant and its impact on Ghanaian men prostatic issues under the guidance of Dr. George Georgiou of Da Vinci College of Holistic Medicine, Larnaca city, Cyprus.

A well-known holistic Ghanaian medical practitioner and prostate cancer researcher, Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu, has taken home two awards at the just-ended Africa Health summit for his role in helping shape the healthcare industry in Africa.

Mrs Amma Adomaa Twum-Amoah, Ambassador to Ethiopia, Mr. Eric Odoi-Anim, Ambassador to Zimbabwe, and Mr. Frank Okyere, Ambassador to Japan.

Ghana News

President Akufo-Addo told the new envoys that his government has made it a policy to seek more private sector equity financing for infrastructure projects.

President Akufo-Addo on Wednesday, 7th March, 2018, at the Flagstaff House, swore in three new Ambassadors, who are to safeguard and promote the image and interests of Ghana outside her shores.

President Akufo-Addo unveiling the plaque for the new ECOBANK building.

Ghana News

However, President Akufo-Addo noted that banking lending rates still remained high, averaging between 31.7% and 29.3% within the same period.

President Akufo-Addo, has appealed to banks to reduce their interest rates so as to compliment the efforts being made by his government to create a more stable macro-economic framework in the country.

The linear accelerator machine at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

Ghana News

The linear accelerator machine is one of a number of machines brought into the country by the Ministry of Health (MoH) under a $13.5-million project aimed at expanding radiotherapy services at KATH and the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

An equipment purchased by the government for the treatment of cancer at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) is lying idle because some of its components are missing.

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchway

Ghana News

Ms Botchwey, who was delivering a statement on the alleged sale of African migrants in Libya in Parliament on Wednesday, said during the course of the journey, Ghanaians who were unable to afford the cost from one point to the other were handed over to "ghetto leaders."

Some Ghanaians have set up camps across the Sahara desert where they exploit and traffic fellow Ghanaians as slaves in Libya, according to a report of a fact-finding team.

File image - District Chief Executive for Wassa East District in the Western Region, Mr. Wilson Arthur

Ghana News

According to him, he felt dizzy and his aide helped him to his chair where he sat till the medics on duty brought an ambulance to convey him to the Ahmadiyya Hospital.

The District Chief Executive for Wassa East District in the Western Region, Mr. Wilson Arthur, has rebutted reports carried by a section of the media that he collapsed during his delivery of the 61st Independence Presidential Address at Daboase.

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