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Mahama backtracks on Free SHS

Former President John Dramani Mahama has finally admitted in public that the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy introduced by the Akufo-Addo administration is the best so it should be sustained. “The Free SHS programme is here to stay,” these were the exact words of Mr. Mahama in Kumasi yesterday, attracting wild applause from his […]Read More
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BECE to be scrapped

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) has revealed that the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) will soon be scrapped from the country’s educational system. According to executive secretary of NaCCA, Dr Prince Hamid Armah, the popular examination has outlived its relevance. Speaking to Francis Abban on the Morning Starr Thursday, Dr. Armah Read More
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‘Confused’ NPP gov’t can’t be trusted with PDS fiasco probe – Ablakwa

The Minority in Parliament has justified its decision to petition the US government to investigate the Power Distribution Services (PDS) concession debacle. According to the Minority, the government is already ‘confused’ on how to deal decisively with the matter. Ranking Member on Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa said the government’s poor Read More
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Political parties declare support for investigation into PDS deal

Three political parties have expressed diverse views on the suspension of the Power Distribution Service (PDS) deal. Whereas the Great Consolidated Popular Party (GCPP) and the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) commended the government for initiating investigations into the PDS concession deal, the People’s National Convention (PNC) called for a cancellation of the contract Read More
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Amidu, Domelevo hailed as ‘superheroes’ for anti-corruption fight

Ghana’s Special Prosecutor, Mr Martin Amidu and Auditor-General, Mr Daniel Domelevo, have been hailed as superheroes for their unwavering fight against corruption. Danish Ambassador to Ghana, Tove Gegnbol, said the two persons have gained international admiration for their work. “One of the persons is the Special Prosecutor and anti-corruption person Martin Amidu and the Read More
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PDS scandal: Minority’s petition to U.S. govt ‘disappointingly unsurprising’ – Oppong Nkrumah

The government has expressed disappointment in a petition by the Minority for the United States government to commission a formal investigation into the Power Distribution Services (PDS) scandal which has rocked Ghana’s energy sector. The petition signed by Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu, was personally hand-delivered to the U.S. Embassy in Accra on Wednesday, 14 August Read More
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PDS scandal: Probe ‘marauding greedy cabal’ – Minority petitions U.S. gov’t

The Minority in Parliament has petitioned the United States Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan, demanding a formal investigation by the United States government into the Power Distribution Services (PDS) scandal which has rocked Ghana’s energy sector. The petition signed by Minority Leader Haruna Iddrisu, was personally hand-delivered to the U.S. Embassy in Accra Read More
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Bombshell: Manasseh set to release explosive exposé on ‘Donkomi’ contracts sale

Investigative journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni is set to release another explosive investigative documentary on breach of procurement processes in the award of road contracts and the sale of contracts by some top government officials. The documentary titled ‘Contracts for sale’ is expected to expose a cabal made up of highly connected individuals and government appointees Read More
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It’s sad Mahama couldn’t rename even a nursery school after his dad – Obiri Boahen

The Deputy General Secretary of the ruling New Patriotic Party(NPP) Nana Obiri Boahen has ridiculed ex-President Mahama for failing to rename even a nursery school after his father to preserve his memory for generations to come. According to him, the inability of ex-President Mahama to name an educational institution after his late father does injustice […]Read More