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Ghana’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration on Tuesday held discussions with the UN Secretary-General on the security situation in the Sahel and West Africa. Ms. Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey and Mr. Antonio Guterres discussed ways to mobilize funding sustainably for peace operations in Africa, in the closed-door engagement attended by three other senior Continue Reading
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A conspiracy to unseat some strongly connected Parliamentarians in the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been uncovered. It is alleged that the mastermind to this plot is a cabinet minister, and of Asante descent. It is said that he is seeking to be rewarded the Vice-Presidential candidate position should Dr Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia (Vice […]Continue Reading
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The President of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Angel Carbonu, says the government must urgently engage all stakeholders in education including civil society organizations, over the change of the trimester-based academic calendar to the semester-based one. He said the semester-based calendar, as announced by the Ghana Education Service, will lead Continue Reading
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Sagnarigu MP A.B.A. Fuseini has said at a time that the government has stripped Speaker Alban Bagbin of his military bodyguards, there are still soldiers who carry things for some ministers of state. “Are you not aware that even some ministers have military people carrying things for them? As they have withdrawn Mr Speaker’s team, […]Continue Reading
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The Minority in Parliament has described the withdrawal of military attached to the office of the Speaker of Parliament as being motivated by politics. It is also calculated to diminish the Speaker’s confidence in his bid to impartially and independently steer the affairs of the legislature, a statement signed by the Minority leader, Haruna Iddirisu, […]Continue Reading
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A senior lecturer at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo has responded to a comment by the Head of Public Affairs at the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), to the effect that unhappy teachers should resign from their jobs. Speaking on Accra-based 3FM on Thursday, Mr. Ankrah said members of the University Teachers […]Continue Reading
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A group of aggrieved Ghanaians, calling itself Concerned Mobile Network Subscribers have threatened to boycott phone calls on Tuesday 8th February 2022. The action codenamed the “No Calls Day boycott” would be the first in a series of national boycotts to protest against the current process of re-registration of SIM cards. A statement issued by […]Continue Reading
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“We are delighted that, on 7th January 2022, we received a notification from the European Commission, through the intermediary of the Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union, Mairead McGuinness, that Ghana, after the pursuit of some rigorous reforms, has now, formally, been removed from the Grey List of high-risk third countries Continue Reading
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A lecturer at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo, has questioned the purposefulness of the establishment of the National Labour Commission to be a mediator between labour unions and the government. According to him, the Commission is not serving any useful purpose as far as addressing labour issues is concerned. Prof Gyampo, who is […]Continue Reading