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Ghana gov't extends validity of passport booklets from 5 to 10 years

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has extended the validity of ordinary Ghanaian passport booklets from five (5) to Ten (10) years. The extension takes effect from the March 31, 2019. This was contained in a letter signed by the Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister, Mohammed Habibu Tijani and addressed to all Ghanaian Missions abroad. It stated, […]

Assembly members confirm Abuakwa South MCE nominee

A Lecturer and Entrepreneur, Kojo Ofori-Safo has been elected as the MCE for Abuakwa South Municipality of the Eastern Region at Kyebi. The President’s nominee who was a Special Assistant to Kwamena Bartels, a Minister in the erstwhile Kufuor Administration received a hundred percent endorsement by the 32 Assembly members present. The Abuakwa South Municipal […]

Speaker advocates paperless parliament

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has advocated the Legislature go Paperless to speed up House proceedings and facilitate record keeping. He said this at the launch of the 2019 Africa Security and Safety Awards, ASAS Conference and Expo in Accra. Prof Mike Oquaye said Parliament is looking forward to a Paperless Parliament […]

All set for Yaa-Naa's coronation

Yendi, the traditional seat of the Dagbon State (Namship), is set for the historic coronation of the new Yaa-Naa, Abubakari Mahama ll, as the Overlord of the Dagbon traditional area. This follows the successful completion of the traditional processes after his selection on Friday, January 18, 2019, by the kingmakers. The last time such a […]

NDC blames government for mishandling Menzgold case

The  National Democractic Congress (NDC), says it is disappointed in how the office of Economic and Organised Crime, (EOCO) has handled the MenzGold saga so far. The Party is therefore calling for the dismissal of its Executive Director, K.K. Amoah for acting only after the CEO of MenzGold, Nana Appiah Mensah left the country, despite […]

UG polls show Nana Addo would beat Mahama in election 'Today'

Results from research conducted by some academics at the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana, have shown that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will beat former President John Dramani Mahama again should elections be held “Today”. Explaining the survey, Head of the Political Science Department, University of Ghana, Dr. Maame Gyekye-Jandoh said the […]

NYA to expand Youth Volunteer Camp project in 2018

The National Youth Authority, (NYA) says it will from next year, expand its youth volunteer camp project across the country to support community self-initiative projects. The Director of Programmes and Operations of the Authority, Mumuni Sulemana said it will promote national integration among the youth to enable them to contribute to the country’s development. Mr. […]

Former President Kufuor calls for review of aspects of the 1992 Constitution

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has called for a review of aspects of Ghana’s 1992 Constitution to strengthen Parliament’s oversight of the Executive. He explained that the current system where majority of the Ministers are appointed from Parliament impedes effective Parliamentary oversight. This, he said is due to the conflict of interest that individuals who […]

Ministry for Employment and Labour Relations take steps to end child labour

One out of every five children between five and 17 years in Ghana is engaged in child labour in different sectors of the economy. This situation has become a serious impact on the personal development, education and health of such children. To address the problem, the Ministry for Employment and Labour Relations and its partners […]

NDC Chair debunks claims that high filing fee could create room for corruption

The National Chairman of the National Democratic Congress, (NDC), Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo says the non-refundable filing fee of four hundred thousand cedis for flagbearer aspirants is a source of funding for logistics and other activities towards the congress. It will also give the party the opportunity to know how resourceful the aspirants are in attracting funds. […]