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Somanya university to admit first students in September 2020

Ghana News

The University of Environment and Sustainable Development at Somanya in the Eastern region has planned to admit its first batch of students in September this year.

Director of Electoral Services at the EC, Dr Serebour Quaicoe

Ghana News

The parties said the compilation of a new register would be a drain on the national coffers and also be a threat to peaceful elections.

The Electoral Commission (EC) has said its plan to have a new voters register for this year’s general election will go ahead as scheduled.

Coup plotters case docket forwarded to Attorney General for advice

Ghana News

Among the 10 suspects is an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Dr Benjamin Agordzo

The case docket of the ten people accused of plotting a coup to destabilise the country and “possibly take over the government,” has been forwarded to the Attorney - General (A-G) for advice.

The Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Jean Mensa

Ghana News

Mr Yeboah also called on all Ghanaians to support the acquisition of a biometric voter management system (BVMS) for the 2020 elections.

Two political parties — the Progressive People’s Party (PPP) and the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG) — and a former independent presidential candidate, Jacob Osei Yeboah (JOY), have backed the decision by the Electoral Commission (EC) to compile a new voters register.

Chief Justice Anin Yeboah

Ghana News

He also pledged his support to ensure the new CJ has an enabling environment to operate.

 President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has sworn into office Justice Anin Yeboah as the 14th Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana.

Newly appointed Chief Justice Anin Yeboah (center) flanked by VP Bawumia (L) and President Akufo-Addo.

Ghana News

The President also demanded “decency, discipline, fairness, hard work, deep seated respect for the rule of law, and the continuing modernisation of judicial activities to be the hallmarks, too, of his era as Chief Justice.”

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 7th January, 2020, swore into office Mr. Justice Anin Yeboah as the 14th Chief Justice of Ghana.

Prof. Gyampo - File image

Ghana News

However, the evidence on record showed that the two alleged victims in the video — Zara and Abigail — were not members of the university.

Two lecturers of the University of Ghana who were accused of soliciting sex in order to extend some advantages to female students in a documentary by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) have been cleared of any act of sexual misconduct by the fact-finding committee set up by the university.

Free SHS will produce dangerous graduates - Hassan Ayariga

Ghana News

According to him, under the Free SHS programme, all students irrespective of their performances, are promoted.

The Founder and Leader of All People's Congress (APC), Hassan Ayariga, claims the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme will produce dangerous graduates and professionals for Ghana.

Four fuel tankers destroyed by fire at Bost depot in Buipe

Ghana News

He explained that the other three tankers would not have been affected if the drivers of those tankers were available when the first tanker caught fire.

Personnel of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) Friday evening prevented fire in a parked fuel tanker at a waiting area in front of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transport (BOST) depot at Buipe in the Savannah Region from spreading to the main storage facility of the company.

NPP-Denmark Launches Its Women’s Wing In Style

Ghana News

The guest of honour, H.E. Amb. Amerley Awua-Asamoa, in her address highlighted the many initiatives that the government has taken to ensure full participation of Ghanaians in the diaspora ...

The New Patriotic Party, Denmark Branch (NPP-Denmark) has launched its women’s wing in a beautiful ceremony that also included a fund raising dinner in Copenhagen.

SSNIT increases pensions - Minimum monthly payout now GH¢300

Ghana News

The 11 per cent increment on the vault of money paid to pensioners will be redistributed to current pensioners at a minimum fixed rate of 6.6 per cent over their existing monthly payouts.

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has increased monthly pensions by 11 per cent for this year.

2020 is an important year in Ghana's democracy - Akufo-Addo

Ghana News

On behalf of the Government, the First Lady, my wife Rebecca, my daughters, grandchildren and my family, I wish all Ghanaians a happy, prosperous New Year.

President Akufo-Addo is confident that Ghanaians will safeguard and reinforce the status of the country as a beacon of democracy in 2020.

EC's Deputy Chairman in charge of Operations, Mr. Samuel Tettey

Ghana News

Justifying the need for a new Biometric Voters Register for #Election2020, Mr. Tettey said the present register is bloated yet ...

The Electoral Commission has announced it will procure a new Biometric Voter Management System as well as compile a new Voters Register for the 2020 general elections.

Akufo-Addo urges diaporans to help grow, develop Africa

Ghana News

“The vision is of a black world on both sides of the Atlantic which leverages hard work, enterprise, creativity and innovation to engage in ...

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday urged Africans in the diaspora that beyond participating in the Year of Return and providing remittances, they have a crucial role to play towards the growth and development of Africa.

Minister of Tourism, Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi

Ghana News

The Minister noted that the policy direction of her outfit was to provide a firm, stable policy environment for effective mainstreaming of Ghanaian Arts and Culture into all aspects of national life.

Four tourism sites in the country have been earmarked for upgrade to bring them up to international standards, the Minister of Tourism, Mrs Barbara Oteng-Gyasi has announced.

Vice Chancellor of the UCC, Prof. Joseph Ghartey Ampiah. File image

Ghana News

The programme which was introduced this academic year (2019/2020) is in collaboration with the Ghana Prisons Service (GPS) and Plan Volta Foundation, a non-profit organisation.

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) College of Distance Education (CoDE) has introduced the Prison Inmates Tertiary Education Programme to enable prison inmates to have access to tertiary education.

Minister for Interior, Ambrose Dery

Ghana News

The day, according to the Ministry “has been declared a Public Holiday to mark “Constitution Day.”

The Ministry of Interior has declared January 7, 2020 as a public holiday.

Anas Aremeyaw Anas receiving the citation from MUSIGA Vice President Bessa Simons. Image credit - graphiconline

Ghana News

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) in a similar development has conferred on Anas Aremeyaw Anas, a prestige citation and award for his contribution in the fight against corruption.

Investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has been appointed by the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) as the MUSIGA Anti-Corruption Star.

The year 2019 has been particularly difficult at Groupe Nduom - Dr. Nduom

Ghana News

This has been a particularly difficult one for us at Groupe Nduom. We acknowledge the difficulties experienced particularly by our banking and investment customers. For that, we are sorry.

The following is the Christmas Message of Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, President & Chairman of Groupe Nduom, in which he apologizes for the difficulty customers of his financial institutions have had to endure in the course of the year following the Bank of Ghana’s sanitisation of the system.

A bust of Professor Kofi Abrefa Busia can be found at the Mausoleum of the late former Prime Minister

Ghana News

The large walled compound housing the mausoleum is located on a hill about 400 metres off the Wenchi-Akrobi road from the centre of Wenchi town.

The Mausoleum of the Prime Minister of the Second Republic of Ghana, Professor Kofi Abrefa Busia, is supposed to be one of the preferred tourist destinations for people who visit the Bono Region.

Dome to get GH¢9.4 million market

Ghana News

Facilities at the market will include 100 sheds, a clinic, cold stores, washrooms, police and fire stations and a day care centre.

The Chief of Staff, Mrs Akosua Frema Osei Opare, has cut the sod for the construction of a market at Dome in Accra. The project will be financed by the government and undertaken by Prolux Investment Limited at an estimated cost of GH¢9.4 million.

A Plus sues AG, Kroll and Associates over US$1 million cash

Ghana News

He is also seeking the court to order Kroll and Associates to refund the monies paid to them with interest at the prevailing Bank of Ghana rates.

Controversial musician now turned political activist, Kwame Asare Obeng, alias A Plus, has sued the Attorney General and private firm, Kroll and Associates over the payment of some $1million paid to the latter by the Senior Minister, Mr Yaw Osafo Maafo.

Sammy Gyamfi, NDC National Communications Officer

Ghana News

The invitation follows a complaint made to the police by the Jubilee House.

The Cyber-crime Unit of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has extended an invitation to the National Communications Officer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi over an alleged cybercrime offence.

Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta

Ghana News

This is the fourth time in a row that Ghana has remained on the infamous list of high risk of debt distress.

he International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed concern about Ghana’s current status as a country at high risk of debt distress – a reference to countries where debt sustainability analyses (DSAs) show protracted breach of debt and debt service thresholds.

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