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Institute for Energy Security projects reduction in diesel price

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) is projecting a reduction in the price of diesel on the domestic market during the second pricing window. Petrol prices are however expected to remain at the current price into the second half of...

More than 1,000 LEAP beneficiaries registered onto NHIS

More than 1,000 beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP) in the Bodi District Assembly of the Western North Region have successfully registered onto the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The move, which forms part of the Government’s efforts...

MTN sanctions 7,000 MoMo agents for violating ‘No ID, No cash out’ policy

About 7,000 Mobile Money Agents of MTN have had their Wallets or accounts suspended by the company for their non-compliance with the new mobile money withdrawal security mechanism. MTN Mobile Money introduced a directive to all its Agents to the...

No one will be vaccinated with expired COVID-19 drugs- GMA

The Ghana Medical Association, GMA says it has no intention of vaccinating anyone with expired vaccines. The assurance comes following a report from our Northern Regional Correspondent Murtala Issah which revealed that more than 1,500 jabs allocated to the region...

Nursing and Midwifery Council commences online licensing exam

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (N&MC) has commenced conducting online licensing examination for its members. This follows a successful implementation of a four-year project. The project, began in 2016 with funding from The Netherlands Government and has so far enabled the...

Police impound Niger-bound VIP bus carrying ‘wee’

The Bono Regional Police Command Tuesday impounded a Niger-bound VIP bus loaded with 260 slabs compressed leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp, at Techiman in Bono East Region. According to the police, the key suspects, Ibrahim Haruna, 37, and Awudu...

AFCFTA must be championed by youth – Dentaa Amoateng

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA) is one of the biggest and largest free trade agreement after the World Trade Organisation. According to key players, the trade agreement must be championed by the youth to drive economic integration across...

Ghana’s fiscal deficit of GDP in 2020 was 16.0%, not 11.7% – IMF

The International Monetary Fund has contradicted government’s fiscal deficit of Gross Domestic Product, GDP claim of 11.7% achieved in 2020, as its data shows that government financing gap is actually 16% of GDP in 2020. This made it one of...

President Akufo-Addo makes new appointments

Former Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo-Marfo, has been appointed Senior Presidential Advisor to President Akufo-Addo.   Similarly, the immediate past Minister of Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr Anthony Akoto Osei has been appointed Presidential Advisor on Economic Issues while Oboshie Sai Cofie has...

COVID-19 vaccines allocated to Northern Region due to expire on Friday

COVID-19 vaccines allocated to the Northern Region is due to expire in two days. As a precautionary measure, the directorate has decided to end the ongoing vaccination exercise by close of today (April 14, 2021). About one thousand five hundred...

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Police grab National Security imposter at Enchi

The Western North Regional Police Command in collaboration with the National Security Operatives in the Region have arrested a...

Institute for Energy Security projects reduction in diesel price

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) is projecting a reduction in the price of diesel on the domestic market during the second pricing window. Petrol...

29-year-old trader gets 20-year jail term for robbing IMF Country Director

An Accra Circuit Court has sentenced a 29-year-old trader to 20 years imprisonment for pulling a machete on the Country Director of the International...

No recruitment tension at Foreign Affairs Ministry – Director

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration has denied claims of tension brewing within the ministry as a result of "inappropriate recruitment, promotion...

“National Consensus must promote responsible viable small-scale mining” – President Akufo-Addo

“Out of this maiden consultative dialogue, I hope we will build a national consensus around a national policy on small scale mining, that promotes...