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A lecturer at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo, has questioned the proposal by the country’s utility service providers for the Public Utilities Regulatory Committee (PURC) to increase tariffs. The Electricity Company of Ghana and Ghana Water Company Limited have proposed an increase in tariffs for the year 2022. The ECG is proposing that […]Continue Reading
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Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has jested that General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress, NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, must go back to the university for remedial. Bawumia did not state the exact reason why Asiedu Nketia needed to return to school, when he addressed a gathering of the University of Ghana Business School […]Continue Reading
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The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) James Klutse-Avedzi has given a two-week ultimatum for monies misappropriated and overpayment of deferred leave allowance to be retrieved from officers of various institutions that appeared before the Committee at the beginning of the Public Hearing of the 2018 Auditor-General’s Report in the Western Region. PAC is […]Continue Reading
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FixTheCountry campaign started a year ago on social media when the youth complained about the hardship of the country. The agitations, however, subsided after the protestors carried out a massive demonstration in the principal streets of Accra on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. They asked government among other things to provide realistic and sustainable solutions to […]Continue Reading
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A past Methodist bishop of Obuasi has criticised former president John Mahama for saying he will cancel the electronic transactions (e-levy) levy when he assumes office in 2025. Bosomtwe Ayensu believes the cancellation of the levy will not materialise because the 2020 NDC flagbearer will not get another opportunity to lead the country again. He […]Continue Reading
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A former Ghana Football Association (GFA) president, Kwesi Nyantakyi, has pleaded with the Supreme Court to quash an order of the Accra High Court for investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas to testify in camera. The former FIFA Council member described as “erroneous” a decision of the High Court to have the testimony of the CEO […]Continue Reading
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North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa is wondering why the Akufo-Addo/Bawumia government is treating the Sole Inquirer’s Report into the demolishing of the Bulgarian Embassy like a “nuclear code”. The Sole Inquirer, Justice Kwasi Anto Ofori-Atta (retired) who was tasked to investigate the circumstances surrounding the true ownership of a parcel of land in dispute […]Continue Reading
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The West Africa Center for Counter Extremism has warned that Ghana is more exposed to terrorism than has been acknowledged. In statement titled “The Threat of Violent Extremism to Coastal States, Ghana’s Exposure to Violent Extremism”, the center highlighted, that Ghana’s proximity to Burkina Faso, Benin and Togo, and Ivory Coast, which have been targets […]Continue Reading
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The lawyer for the three opposition National Democratic Congress Members of Parliament who filed an application at the Supreme Court that sought an injunction on the implementation of the Electronic Levy by the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Mr Godwin Eduzi Tameklo, has responded to Attorney General and Minister of Justice Godfred Dame for describing his […]Continue Reading
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that for him, nothing depicts more the popular bible scripture, ‘With God all things are possible’ than his election victory in 2016, and subsequent re-election in 2020. He said when political opponents ridiculed him of not having what it takes to become Ghana’s President, his Christian faith and […]Continue Reading
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Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has said although the Minority’s injunction application against the implementation of the E-levy was denied, the plaintiffs take solace in the order of the Supreme Court to the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to ensure that they keep adequate records for a possible mass refund to all […]Continue Reading
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Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has stated that, government has welcomed the report by the Reporters Without Borders (RSF), on Ghana’s press freedom, with measures to rectify the anomalies. According to him, the report by RSF is a baseline reference document, which may be used to gauge Ghana’s press freedom in the future. In […]Continue Reading
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Ghanaian preacher Nicholas Duncan-Williams has led his church to pray for healing for fellow preacher Benny Hinn, who, according to him, is down with a heart problem. The Israeli Televangelist turns 70 in December this year but currently battling for his life at the hospital with a heart condition. “I want us to pray for […]Continue Reading