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President Akufo-Addo enskinned ‘Dagbon Malti-Naa Abudani I’

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The conferment, which took place on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the celebration of this year’s Damba Festival, in Yendi, the first time the festival is being celebrated in over thirty (30) years, ...

The Overlord of Dagbon, Yaa-Na Mahama Abukari II, has conferred the title ‘Dagbon Malti-Naa Abudani I’ on the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede XIV. Image credit - graphiconline

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“We strongly object to the proposal that membership of local assemblies should exclusively comprise representatives of political parties, as in the case of Parliament,” it said.

The National House of Chiefs has joined the list of institutions and political parties that have kicked against proposals to allow political parties to participate in district-level elections.

Bad Roads In Ghana: Queenmother of Adusah Ototsem Angre at Ga West 'Killer' Roads. Image credit - graphiconline

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“On my own, I have constructed schools and working on other projects that will better the lives of the residents here. But the assembly is taking a lot of money ....

The Queenmother of Adusah Ototsem in the Ga West Municipality in the Greater Accra Region, Nana Yaa Kortieley, has threatened to lead residents in the area to demonstrate against the payment of road tolls and property rates if their roads are not fixed as soon as possible.

Ghana signs $2.3bn concession for SkyTrain Project

Ghana News

In his remarks, Minister for Railways Development, Joe Ghartey indicated that the vision of the President included the construction of inner-city rails.

Government has signed the Concession Agreement for the construction of the Accra SkyTrain Project.

Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia. File image

Ghana News

Four persons have been arrested by the police in Walewale, the capital of the West Mamprusi Municipality in the North East Region, for allegedly breaking into some houses in the area, including the private residence of the Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, last weekend.

Auditor General, Mr Daniel Yao Domelevo. File image

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“Fighting corruption is dangerous, if you fight corruption, corruption will fight you in whatever way,” Mr Domelevo added.

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) has launched a full-scale investigation into alleged procurement breaches at the Ghana Audit Service.

Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine to send 50 students to Ukraine

Ghana News

The school president, Prof Raphael Nyarkotey Obu, one of Ghana's renowned Alternative Medicine researcher and writer, runs a two and four-year advanced professional programme in Naturopathic and Holistic Medicine, ...

The first batch of 50 students studying at the Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine are scheduled to travel to Ukraine, next year, for further studies on holistic medicine. The Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine is a Ghanaian-based Holistic Medical school that trains students to research and promote science-based alternative medicine.

Former President Jerry John Rawlings. File image

Ghana News

Out of the over 1800 students who sat for the 2019 GSL entrance exams, only 128 passed, which represented seven per cent.

Former President Jerry John Rawlings thinks that the General Legal Council cannot blame students who sat for the Ghana School of Law’s (GSL) entrance exams for the mass failure.

Video: 'Habits, sins of past economic managers no more being visited on Ghanaians' - Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

Ghana, President Akufo-Addo noted, is now the only other country in sub-Saharan Africa to establish a Fiscal Council, after the Republic of Mauritius.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured that his government will continue to “demonstrate its commitment and determination to ensuring that the habits and sins of past managers of our public finances are no longer visited on this or future generations.”

Alleged $313m money laundering: GRA probes companies’ tax compliance

Ghana News

According to EOCO, Chen used these companies to illegally channel the monies to China against the laws of the country.

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) says it is conducting a search in its records to find out whether or not the companies mentioned in the alleged $313.59 million money laundering case involving a Chinese woman have registered for tax.

Law students sue Attorney General, GLC over entrance exams

Ghana News

The Ghana School of Law last month recorded a case of mass examination failure where only 128 students out of 1,820 prospective students failed the entrance exams.

Some law students who sat for the July 2019 Ghana School of Law entrance exam have sued the General Legal Council and the Attorney General.

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor

Ghana News

He said population increase, coupled with the inability of the economy to sustain life in many ways, had led to hardships, as a result of which people tended to care more about survival than morality.

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has said the spread of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) activities in the country can be traced to financial hardships.

Dr Kofi Koduah Sarpong

Ghana News

He further wants an order from the apex court for the Defendant to resign immediately from his position as CEO of the GNPC.

A citizen of the Republic of Ghana, Mr Eric Edem Agbana has sued the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Dr Kofi Koduah Sarpong.

File image - Minister of Finance, Mr. Ken Ofori Atta

Ghana News

The concession allowed private sector participation (PSP) in the management of the ECG.

It started with a suspension in July this year, but after many legs of investigations and fact-finding missions, the government has declared its intention to terminate the concession agreement it signed with Power Distribution Services (PDS) to manage the assets of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).

Penplusbytes trains youth on Ethical Video Production under MiL Youth Project

Ghana News

The workshop is being facilitated by experts from the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) and some top-notch broadcast media houses in Ghana.

As part of efforts to promote Media and Information Literacy in Ghana, Penplusbytes and DW Akademie is training some selected youth groups across the country on how to effectively produce videos to tell compelling stories.

Prof. Rose E.M. Entsua-Mensah(inset) speaking at the lecture. Photo - Vincent Dzatse

Ghana News

Prof. Entsua-Mensah stated that illegal mining had destroyed several water bodies in the country including the Black and White Volta, and the tributaries of Tano and Pra Basins.

Ghana’s ecology is in crisis as its natural resources continue to be mismanaged and ill-treated by various organisations and parties in a bid to derive economic benefits.

Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, Health Minister

Ghana News

According to Mr Agyeman-Manu, the government was committed to quality healthcare delivery in the country, and so it was working tirelessly toward completing six new hospitals at Tepa, Sewua, Konongo, Kumawu, Fomena and Boaman, all in the Ashanti Region.

The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, says government will no longer expand existing nursing training schools in the country, apart from the specialised ones, because of lack of budget line for the provision of infrastructure in those schools.

I’ll review Free-SHS within 90 days in office – Mahama

Ghana News

According to him, the current government did not listen to him on countless occasions as he said that a consultative and stakeholders meeting needed to be arranged to ...

Former President John Dramani Mahama has reiterated that he will review the Akufo-Addo-led administration’s flagship Free-SHS Policy within his first 90-days in office if elected in the 2020 general elections.

Prof. Kwame Karikari

Ghana News

The BBC sent female undercover reporters to the campuses of the two universities where it reported that they were sexually harassed, propositioned and put under pressure by senior lecturers – all the while wearing secret cameras.

A veteran lecturer in media studies and founder of Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Professor Kwame Karikari has faulted the BBC’s "Sex for Grades" documentary, describing it as not a journalistic work.
He said the methodology used by the BBC in producing the documentary was problematic.

Professor Ransford Gyampo

Ghana News

Professor Ransford Gyampo ...

One of the lecturers captured in the BBC’s ‘Sex for Grades’ documentary, Professor Ransford Gyampo says he has accepted his interdiction in good faith.

File image - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has debunked suggestions that his government is bent on introducing ‘alien’ practices into the Ghanaian society through the controversial Comprehensive Sexuality Education.

Vice President Bawumia

Ghana News

The Nana Akufo-Addo government, the Vice President maintained, had kept faith with Ghanaians and had for the first time in Ghana’s history, cumulatively reduced tariffs since assuming office on January 7, 2017.

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has rejected claims by the opposition NDC that the Akufo-Addo Government is, contrary to its promise while in opposition, is increasing electricity tariffs rather than reducing them.

File image - President Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

With the menace affecting the day-to-day activities of the human race, the President indicated that confronting this challenge demands the active partnership and co-operation of all nations.

President Akufo-Addo has launched the Ghana National Plastics Action Partnership, which seeks to stop the growth of global plastic pollution, and also ensure, amongst others, that plastics do not find their way into the country’s marine bodies.

Comprehensive Sexuality Education not approved for basic schools - Govt. File image - Minister of Education, Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh

Ghana News

Addressing the press conference, Dr Prempeh said, NaCCA has not approved any material on CSE as it is not included in the approved and published KG-P6 curriculum framework.”

The Ministry of Education has stated that the approved curriculum framework from Kindergarten to Primary six does not include Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) contrary to what was currently being discussed in the public domain.

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