62yr-old Ghana still a ‘work in progress’ – Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has acknowledged that there is still a lot more Ghana has to achieve as a country striving to improve the lives of its citizens.   Addressing Ghanaian workers on Wednesday at the Black Star Square in Accra on May Day, the President said the country is still in the making, […]

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Gov’t calls for dialogue with FIFA over suspension threat

The Government of Ghana has called for further discussions with world football governing body, FIFA, in response to FIFA’s threat over a ban if a petition to dissolve is not withdrawn. FIFA sent a letter to Ghana on Tuesday asking that the petition to be taken out of court by August 27 or an international […]

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Government adopts Sandwich System for Free SHS

The government has adopted the double-track (semester/sandwich) system to increase enrollment under its flagship programme, the Free Senior High School. This was revealed by Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh,  the Minister of Education at a sensitization programme organized for Metro/Municipal/District Directors of Education, Heads of Senior High School and Public Relation Officers of the Education Sector […]

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VAT remains 12.5% – Finance Minister asserts

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has revealed in the mid-year budget review that there will be no increment in the Value Added Tax (VAT), contrary to speculations by many including the minority in Parliament. The Minister has stated categorically that the VAT rate will still remain 12.5 per cent and the National Health Insurance […]

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Minority warn against tax increase; accuse gov’t of wasteful expenditure

The Minority in Parliament is warning the government against increasing taxes in the upcoming mid-year budget review which will be presented by the Finance Minister Thursday. They say the government must rescind its decision because any such increases will put too much burden on Ghanaians who are already struggling to get by. Speaking at a […]

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PUBLIC BASIC SCHOOLS ARE STILL THE FOUNDATION FOR NATION BUILDING – MRS GEORGINA ASARE-KORANTENG

The Head Mistress of Ngleshie Amanfrom Community ‘2’ primary school in the Ga South Municipal Assembly of the Greater Accra region, Mrs Georgina Asare-Koranteng has stated that Public basic schools in Ghana are still the foundation for nation building. Delivering an address at the 2nd edition of a joint graduation, speech and prize giving day […]

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Continuous ban on small-scale mining needless – Third World Network

Civil Society Group Third World Network has slammed government over the continuous ban on small-scale mining, describing it as unnecessary. The government last year placed a ban on the small-scale mining to help control its negative impact on the environment. It has however struggled to settle on a date to lift it, with the lands […]

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