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The National Executive Committee of the striking Senior Staff Association of Universities of Ghana has resolved to call off its industrial action. National Chairman of the association, Zakaria Mohammed, has therefore directed members to resume work on Monday June 14, 2021, without further delay. This action follows a fruitful meeting the leadership of the association […]Continue Reading
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The Technical Lead on Health for Bureau of Public Safety, Dr Issaka Yakubu Akparibo has advised the Government of Ghana (GoG) to abrogate the contract with the Emirati official in the procurement of the Corona-Virus (COVID-19) Sputnik vaccine from Russia. According to him, there are questions regarding health safety issues for Ghanaians coupled with the […]Continue Reading
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The Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Bagbin, has cautioned the security services to desist from arresting or prosecuting any Member of Parliament without his notice. MPs, according to Ghana’s laws, cannot be arrested while on their way to or from parliament. The Speaker said he is aware some MPs are being prosecuted without his notice […]Continue Reading
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President Akufo-Addo who’s Chairperson of the Authority of Heads of States and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has assured the Government and people of Burkina Faso of the commitment of the regional body towards winning the fight against terrorism and violent extremism. Commiserating with President Roch Marc Christian Kabore on […]Continue Reading
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The Ministry of Health has said it had to resort to the market in the procurement of Sputnik-V COVID-19 vaccines into the country because the Government of Ghana was unable to obtain direct supplies from the Russian government. According to the Ministry, the initial price quoted in the transaction was US$25, however this was negotiated […]Continue Reading
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Statement by the NDC Minority Caucus in Parliament in response to a petition to investigate statements allegedly made by Hon Dr. Dominic Ayine, MP for Bolgatanga East Constituency, Chairman of the subsidiary legislation Committee of Parliament and former Deputy Attorney General and Minister of Justice INTRODUCTION Our attention has been drawn to an invitation originating Continue Reading
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Government has been advised to use community health committees in its enforcement strategy in compelling citizens to comply with the Corona-Virus (COVID-19) safety protocols. A Public Health Advocate, Samuel Arthur who made the call in an interview with Bonohene Baffour Awuah on Ghana Kasa on Kasapa 102.5 FM, advised the government to adopt community health […]Continue Reading
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The Appointments Committee of Parliament has approved all nominees vetted since the committee commenced its work. The list includes Deputy Energy minister-designate, Andrew Egyapa-Mercer whose approval was put on hold over a conflict of interest allegation in the PDS contract. Speaking to Starr News, the Bawku Central MP and a member of the Committee Mahama […]Continue Reading
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Striking Senior Staff Association of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has today chased out some senior members of the university for defying the strike directive. The association is on strike over demands for improved conditions of service and the payment of outstanding Tier-2 pension contributions. Meanwhile, the government paid the principal Continue Reading
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Pressure Group, OccupyGhana, has berated government officials for the utter negligence and disregard for covid-19 protocols during the funeral of former NPP General Secretary Kwadwo Owusu Afriyie popularly known as Sir John. Sir John who was also the CEO of the Forestry Commission was buried over the weekend after he was reported to have died […]Continue Reading
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Popular Nigerian Televangelist Prophet T.B Joshua has died. The founder and leader of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) died in Lagos, Nigeria, Saturday evening according to local media. He was 57. The cause of his death is not immediately known. Prophet Joshua’s SCOAN owned the famous Emmanuel TV, one of the largest Christian […]Continue Reading
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Chief Justice Kwasi Anin-Yeboah has hauled former deputy Attorney General Dominic Ayine to the Disciplinary Committee of the General Legal Council and petition the body to cause a probe to be conducted into some “disparaging comments” made by the main opposition National Democratic Congress MP. The CJ’s complaint concerns some comments made by Dr Ayine […]Continue Reading