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No More Delayed Allowance - Akufo-addo Promises Peacekeepers

Sunday, February 19, 2017 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says he would put an end to the practice whereby Ghanaian peacekeepers are paid their allowances several months after they had arrived in the country. He said his government would ensure that military as well as other security personnel who undertake peacekee ...

2017 Budget will focus on reviving ailing economy – Nana Addo

Sunday, February 19, 2017 President Nana Akufo-Addo has assured Ghanaians that the first budget presentation of his government will contain policies and initiatives aimed at putting the ailing economy back on track. Nana Addo said this when he addressed the Ghanaian community resident in Banjul, The Gambia on Saturday, af ...

Project my vision, values in your regions – Akufo-Addo to regional ministers

Sunday, February 19, 2017 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged newly sworn regional ministers to distinguish themselves in their service to the country. He has entreated them to champion ldquo;my vision, my values, my policy and my spirit in your regions rdquo; and to live in peace with community leaders. ...

Obiri Boahen angry over release of Kofi Adams vehicles, petitions IGP

Sunday, February 19, 2017 The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) Deputy General Secretary has petitoned Inspector General of Police (IGP), David Apeatu to reconsider circumstances that resulted in the release of seized vehicles to NDC National Organiser, Kofi Adams. Nana Obiri Boahen has accused the Police Criminal Inves ...

Photos: Mahama, Akufo-Addo at Adama Barrow's swearing in

Sunday, February 19, 2017 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and former President John Mahama joined hundreds of guests to witness the official investiture of The Gambia President, Adama Barrow on Saturday. The swearing in ceremony, held at the country 39;s Independence Square, comes days after Mr Barrow 39;s electio ...

2017 budget will outline measures to revamp economy - Akufo-Addo assures

Sunday, February 19, 2017 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says his government 39;s first budget, scheduled to be presented to the nation on March 2, would detail the measures to revive the ailing Ghanaian economy. He said he would strengthen the cedi, create jobs for the teeming unemployed youth, and ease challenge ...

Government will remove legal barriers against PWDs - Otiko Djaba

Sunday, February 19, 2017 Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, has stated that government is committed to removing the legal barriers to protect and include Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in Ghana. She said although legal and policy frameworks played vital roles in ensuring the p ...

Go as my reps; and be humble – Nana Addo to regional ministers

Sunday, February 19, 2017 President Nana Akufo-Addo has charged his regional ministers to carry out their duties with a mindset of service and humility. During the swearing in of the regional ministers after their approval by Parliament Friday evening, President Akufo-Addo urged them to ensure a good relationship with Met ...

Nzema chiefs kick against Akufo-Addo nominee for Ghana Gas CEO

Saturday, February 18, 2017 At least seven Paramount Chiefs in the Western Region have opposed President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo 39;s nominee for Chief Executive Officer of Ghana National Gas Company. The chiefs at a press conference held Saturday registered their dissatisfaction with the appointment of Dr Ben Asante t ...

Don't let free SHS fail – former Deputy Finance Minister advises

Saturday, February 18, 2017 Former Deputy Finance Minister, Mona Helen Quartey has cautioned the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) to think through the free senior high school (SHS) programme before implementing it. She said the ldquo;bold endeavour rdquo; of government might fail if it is hastily executed without a clea ...
Mahama Ayariga, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa annd Joe Ghartey

Ayariga Bribery Scandal More Witnesses Coming

Saturday, February 18, 2017 Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, seems to have opened the floodgates for more witnesses to be called to the committee investigating allegation of bribery in parliament. Following a Facebook comment and a letter from his lawyers, the parliamentary Ad-hoc ...

Learn from Uganda, impose tax to fund free SHS - Akufo-Addo gov't urged

Saturday, February 18, 2017 The Akufo-Addo government has been urged not to shy away from imposing a tax to fund free education following a raging debate over the funding source for the 2016 campaign promise. A pro-social intervention civil society group, ISODEC made this recommendation, urging government to follow after Ug ...

Osafo Maafo was thinking aloud in Heritage Fund comment – Akomea

Saturday, February 18, 2017 The governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has maintained no absolute decision has been taken to use the Heritage Fund to finance the free senior high school (SHS) programme. NPP Director of Communications, Nana Akomea said comments by Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Maafo about the likelihood of governme ...
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