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Asokwa NPP backs MP Patricia Appiagyei

The Asokwa Constituency of the ruling New Patriotic Party, NPP, has brushed aside reports that delegates of the constituency are desperate to vote against its Member of Parliament, Madam Patricia Appiagyei in the upcoming primaries. In a statement released and signed by Frank Bosompem Danso, the Constituency Youth Organizer, the party urged the public to completely […]Read More

Bank of Ghana bans commissions on deposits

The Bank of Ghana has issued a stern warning to Banks and Special Deposit-Taking Institutions (SDI) against the payment of facilitation/business development fees or any other fees to attract deposits. In a statement issued yesterday, the central bank cautioned that any institution which fails to comply with the notice shall face severe sanctions. The regulator […]Read More

NDC postpones Ashaiman Primaries

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has postponed the parliamentary primaries of the party in the Ashaiman Constituency of the Greater Accra Region following the death of Emmanuel Max-Voy, a contender in the election. In addition, the party has also suspended all its political party activities in the constituency. This is believed to permit the party […]Read More

CID boss parries resignation calls

COP Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah has shrugged off calls for her resignation following her press conference on the missing Takoradi girls during which she said the law enforcement agency knew about their whereabouts. In her first remarks since the controversial press conference, the first female Director-General of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) asked Read More

US Embassy bounces NDC on PDS

The U.S. Embassy in Accra has stated it is firmly in support of the decision by the Akufo-Addo administration to investigate issues surrounding the recent brouhaha that struck the Power Distribution Services (PDS) in connection with Al Koot, a Qatar-based reinsurance broker. The embassy yesterday said it was awaiting an independent forensic audit of the […]Read More

GHC2.8bn to fund free SHS in September

Government will need about GH¢2.8billion next month, which begins the next academic year, to cater for all the 1.2 million Senior High School (SHS) students under its flagship free SHS policy. Currently, government spends about GH¢2,312 on each SHS student per year, and this means it will have to raise GH¢2.8billion to meet the tuition […]Read More

NDC chokes on Free SHS

The Free Senior High School (Free SHS) policy initiated by the Akufo-Addo government is dazing the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) as election 2020 gets close. Sensing that the Free SHS policy has gained roots in the country and is going to be a major campaign issue in 2020 that could potentially undo them, the […]Read More