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MTN Ghana withdraws NCA Significant Market Power case from court

Scancom Plc (MTN Ghana), has withdrawn its application filed at the Supreme Court concerning the National Communications Authority’s (NCA) declaration of MTN Ghana as a Significant Market Power (SMP). A statement issued by Mr Samuel Koranteng, Corporate Services Executive, MTN Ghana, said MTN Ghana was making concerted efforts to settle the procedural and administrative legal […]

MMDCEs cautioned to ensure strict compliance to Financial Management Act

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Minister of Finance  Ken Ofori-Atta,has asked Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) to ensure strict application of the Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS) in all financial transactions, to enhance accountability and transparency. The Minister cautioned Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) to desist from procuring and using systems and software not approved by […]

NDC to turn Labour Office into National Employment Bureau – Sammy Gyamfi

The next National Democratic Congress (NDC) government will decentralise and convert the Labour Office into the National Employment Bureau, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and grant tax-waivers to employers who engage workers through the Bureau. “As a first step soon after we are ushered into office, we shall pass the first of its kind in our […]

Ghana’s public service not operating at optimum level- Sammy Gyamfi

The National Communication Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi,  says the public service is not operating at its highest level because it lacks adequate human resources. He said more people would be employed to fill vacancies over a period of 4 years to enable public institutions operate as they should in the […]

Year-on-Year inflation rate for September inches down to 10.4 percent

The year-on-year inflation rate for September 2020 recorded a marginal drop at 10.4 percent compared with 10.5 percent the previous month, driven by negative month-on-month food inflation. Month-on-month inflation between August 2020 and September 2020 was -0.2 percent, predominantly driven by negative month-on-month Food inflation of -0.5 percent. “The negative month-on-month inflation rate of -0.2 […]

 Incorporate LED activities in guidelines for assessing MMDAs – AMA boss

The Chief Executive of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Mohammed Adjei Sowah, has emphasised the need to incorporate Local Economic Development (LED) in the guidelines used to assess Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies. According to him, this would enable MMDAs to prioritise their programmes and activities to create jobs by building on the comparative advantages and the unique […]

Eric Ofori-Antwi ready for national call-up

The number one shot-stopper for Ghana Premier League (GPL) side, Medeama SC, Eric Ofori-Antwi says his hard work will earn him a call-up into the Black Stars under Coach Charles Kwablan Akonnor. In an interview, he said he was ready for a Black Stars call-up and would continue to work extra hard to get the […]

Opuni’s trial: State to bring new witness on October 21

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The Accra High Court case hearing involving Dr Stephen Opuni and two others has adjourned the matter to October 21, 2020, for the Prosecution to introduce its new witness. The Chief State Attorney, Evelyn Keelson, told the Court presided over by Justice Clemence Honyenuga, a Supreme Court Judge, sitting as an additional High Court Judge, […]

It is God that chooses leaders- Ya-Na

Ya-Na Abukari II, the overlord of Dagbon has advised politicians to use decent Language in their political campaigns for the December 2020 elections as it is  God who chooses leaders. He said as they campaigned nationwide to win the elections, God has already chosen the leader for the nation and reminded them that using harsh […]