A Ministerial Coordinating Committee has been set up by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to ensure strict adherence and implementation of new regulatory measures intended to sanitise the fuel and gas distribution chain for maximum public safety and comfort. The committee, chaired by the Minister of Energy, Mr Boakye Agyarko, comprises the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development; the Minister for Employment
Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has dismissed reports suggesting he’s building up a strong campaign to lead the New Patriotic Party into the 2020 general election. A release from the office of the Vice President, and signed by the Communications Director, Frank Agyei-Twum, said the purported posters made public and suggesting Dr Bawumia’s interest to lead the governing party is fake.
Ghana’s Parliament has not yet blossomed into a prestigious institution possessing the promise of presenting its members with appealing career options. The result is that Members of Parliament (MPs) strive to catch the eye of the President, instead of the Speaker, for executive appointments as career alternatives.
The Minister of Health, Mr Kwaku Agyeman Manu, says the quota system introduced this year for admitting students to nursing and midwifery training institutions is to address the issues of equity, quality and capacity in the training institutions. He told Parliament yesterday that the Ministry of Health collaborated with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and other stakeholders in arriving at the decision.
Arnold Asante, the businessman alleged to have defrauded the National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr Kofi Adams, of GH¢840,000 has been granted bail by the Accra Circuit Court. The court, presided over by Mrs Janet Harriet Akweley Quaye, last Tuesday granted the businessman bail in the sum of GH¢900,000, with six sureties.
The Ghana Trades Union Congress (TUC) has urged the government to increase the salaries and wages of workers to enable them to live a more dignified life after retirement. It said the generally low wages paid to majority of the country’s workers was at the heart of pension pay challenge and the destitution of pensioners.
The deputy Chairperson in charge of Corporate Services at the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana, Madam Georgina Opoku Amankwaa, has revealed her intention to seek legal redress against the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) over investigations against her. Asante-Krobea Sekyere and Associates, lawyers of Madam Amankwaa, in a letter dated October 3, 2017 stated that they were “giving notice of our intention to go to court against your office to the Attorney-General whom
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Agona East, Mrs Queenstar Maame Pokuah Sawyerr, has said it is not acceptable for assembly members to be overly interested in their personal benefit while the myriad of problems confronting their constituents are left unattended to. She has, therefore, admonished assembly members in the district to have the interest of the people that they represent at heart so that they can work towards addressing them.
Recently, there was a news report about a young Ghanaian man who had wedded an ‘oburoni’ or white man. This Ghanaian attended Achimota School. In fact, he was one of my top class chemistry students who, through exemplary character and good qualities, rose to be the senior prefect of the school and later obtained graduate degrees in some of the most prestigious institutions in the United States of America.
Accra Digital Centre (ADC), a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)/Information Communication Technology (ICT) Centre, under the Ministry of Communications with the vision to help position Ghana as an ICT hub of the sub region, is organizing a two week ICT training in Cloud Computing, Ethical Hacking and free Hardware (CompTIA A+) for IT Professionals, non-IT Professionals and students. ADC has identified a deficit in specialised ICT professionals in the tech Ecosystem, and will be
A Ghanaian based in the United States, Ernest Chrappah, who is the Director of the Department of For-Hire Vehicles in Washington DC, has been selected as the 2017 International Association Transportation Regulators (IATR), Regulator of the Year, at the organization's 30th anniversary conference held in Austin, Texas. The IATR's Regulator of the Year Award is recognition by government transportation professional peers for exceptional public service, leadership, reforms, and innovation
One of the most salient truths about relationships is this: You teach people how to treat you. This applies to dating, work, friendships, and every other kind of relationship. All of your communication, verbal and nonverbal, accrues to show another person how you expect to be treated. That’s why it’s crucial for you to stand up for yourself and refuse to be treated unfairly.
Look, no relationship and no person are perfect. Navigating through life as a couple is tough stuff — but that totally doesn't give someone a free pass to manipulate you and treat you like crap. The only problem is, sometimes it's hard to tell the difference between normal relationship issues and truly toxic habits. But you might want to say goodbye fast to a partner who displays any of these signs:
Nigerian Prophet Temitope Balogun (TB) Joshua has declared his intention to leave Nigeria and relocate his ministry to the nation of Israel. Speaking at his church service on Sunday Apri 30, 2017 Joshua disclosed that he had just returned from the ‘Holy Land’ after holding meetings with three prominent Israeli mayors of Jerusalem, Tiberias and the Jordan Valley.
The management of HFC Bank says it is expecting the cleaning up of non-performing assets from its books and investments in its systems and structures over the last two years to start yielding the right dividends by the end of this year. While the bank has written off a cumulative GH¢140.55 million (represents 60.91 per cent of the non-performing loans portfolio) as of December 2016, it has also invested enormous sums in upgrading its
ABUJA— Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday met separately with Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, amid growing concern over his health.
With about two years to go for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to elect a flag bearer to lead it into the 2020 elections, there is already pushing and shoving on the frontlines of the party, as interest groups begin to test the waters for their preferred candidates. Some appointees in the former President John Dramani Mahama administration have long indicated their preparedness to support him in the event that he decides to run
The United States (US) Embassy in Ghana has been inundated with requests by millions of Ghanaians who participated in the 2018 U.S. green card lottery, also known as the Diversity Visa Lottery. The participants it appears were encountering difficulties with entering their confirmation codes on the Diversity Visa Lottery website - dvlottery.state.gov
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday arrived in Lome, the capital of the Republic of Togo to a rousing welcome from residents, at the commencement of his 3-day visit. President Akufo-Addo, who made the trip to Togo by road, was met at the Aflao border by the Togolese President, His Excellency Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, together with hundreds of Ghanaians and Togolese who had lined up along the principal streets of Aflao en route to Lome.