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Government to recruit 600 Right to Information officers

Government says it intends to recruit 600 Right to Information Officers to man information units at Public Institutions before the Right To Information takes full effect next year (2020). These...

Finance Ministry to release GH¢50m for teachers’ transfer grant

The Ministry of Finance has authorised the Controller and Accountant-General to release GH¢49.99 million to pay outstanding transfer grants and other allowances to qualified staff of the Ghana Education...

PDS report making rounds on social media not accurate – Government

Government has called on Ghanaians to remain calm as stakeholders work to reconcile findings of separate investigations into the Power Distribution Services (PDS) scandal. Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah, in an...

Gun wielding Policemen on traffic duty cannot guarantee safety- GPRTU

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU), has added its voice to calls on Government to err on the side of caution before arming Police Officers on traffic duties. Speaking...

Redefine future of agriculture through digital transformation – President Akufo-Addo tells African leaders

President Akufo-Addo has challenged African leaders to surmount challenges impeding the growth of agriculture in their countries. This he said, is the only way to ensure food security on the...

Cat butchery making waves in Ashaiman

Cat flesh is a delicacy enjoyed exclusively by families or friends in the solemnity of the home but one man has dared to make it a public secret in...

COCOBOD to abolish farmers scholarship scheme

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) plans to channel funds, set aside for its Farmers Scholarship Trust for beneficiaries entering senior high schools (SHS), into developing school infrastructure for needy...

Main suspect in Kasoa Police killing, 6 others arraigned before Court

Seven suspects connected to the murder of two Policemen at Gomoa Buduburam last week including Eric Dua have been arraigned before the Kaneshie Circuit court. They were charged with a...

State Owned Enterprises under assessment to determine viability

Acting General Manager in charge of Finance and Administration at the State Interest and Governance Authority (SIGA), Andrews Kwasi Frimpong says the Authority is currently assessing the profitability of...

Banking sector clean-up: Civil servants asked to open new accounts if affected

Public Servants who have been affected by the closure of three banks recently, have been advised by the Controller and Accountant General's Department (CAGD) to open fresh accounts with...

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Africa

At least 27 children killed in Liberia school fire – Police

At least 27 children in Liberia were killed in a fire at their school, police said. Police spokesman Moses Carter told Euronews that the fire...

Uganda signs nuclear agreement with Russia

Russia and Uganda have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The agreement, which was signed on the sidelines...

World

Donald Trump gives orders to ‘substantially increase’ sanctions on Iran

Donald Trump says he has instructed the US Treasury Secretary to substantially increase sanctions on Iran.

Israel election too close to call: exit polls

Israel's general election is too close to call, exit polls showed on Monday. They put Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party virtually level...