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Stakeholders express need for increases in tax on tobacco and alcohol

Participants at a day’s stakeholders meeting have expressed the need for the government to increase taxes on tobacco, alcohol and sugar-sweetened products to raise revenue and to protect the lives of the citizenry. The meeting was organised by the Vision...

Prof. Opoku Agyemang reiterates need for women to be empowered

The vice presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Prof. Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang has reiterated the need for women to be empowered to unearth any hidden potential so as to bring out their best. She said if women...

Mahama takes NDC manifesto to residents of New Takoradi

The Former President and Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has taken the National Democratic Congress (NDC) People’s manifesto to New Takoradi calling on them to vote for the party to complete all the abandoned...

Finance Minister to present expenditure on Appropriation to Parliament on Wednesday

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta is expected to present to Parliament on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 the Expenditure in Advance of Appropriation from January to March, 2021. Besides, the House is also expected to consider the report of the...

Ministry of Health absorbs more than 9,000 NABCO trainees

The Ministry of Health has absorbed more than 9,000 National Builders Corps (NABCO) trainees permanently while the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is also processing the permanent engagement of 16,000 trainees. NABCO Greater Accra Regional Coordinator, Mr Mohammed Baba Darison, who...

Quality teacher education holds the key to national development

The Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education,  says the Ghanaian Child will be competitive globally by acquiring well researched  knowledge and skills for national development on the foundation of quality teacher education. “The biggest investment we can make...

Translate warm reception into votes – MP urges electorates

The Member of Parliament for Atwima-Nwabiagya, Emmanuel Agyei Anhwere, has urged Ghanaians to translate the warm reception given to President Akufo-Addo and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) into votes in December 07. He said the overwhelming enthusiasm and appreciation shown...

GIJ introduces entrepreneurial courses

The Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) will introduce entrepreneurship courses in addition to its core programmes to enable graduates to create jobs for themselves, the Rector of the institute, Professor Kwamena Kwansah-Aidoo, has disclosed. This is to shift the focus...

“Economy hits historic low under Akufo-Addo”- Mahama

The presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr John Dramani Mahama, has expressed concern about the current state of the Ghanaian economy. He says it is the worst in the history of the Fourth Republic. Addressing members and...

Ghana’s foreign Direct Investment sees rebound in second quarter of 2020

Ghana has in the first half of 2020 recorded a Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), inflow of about $785. The figure was recorded by the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) and the Petroleum Commission. Speaking at a media briefing in Accra, the...

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Mahama explains source of funding for implementing free primary health policy

Presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, says 1.4 billion cedis will be drawn from...

Electoral Commission rectifies challenges with provisional voters’ register

Concerns have been raised at the number of double registrations detected by the EC following the deletion of 30,000 names from the voters' register. ...

Drake teases next album name and release date

Drake has announced a new studio album called "Certified Lover Boy" for release in January 2021. The Canadian rapper released a short teaser Saturday which...

Majority Leader calls on law enforcement agencies to beef up security

Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu, has called on the country's Law Enforcement Agencies to beef up security in areas identified as...

President Akufo-Addo appeals for votes from Greater Accra

President Akufo-Addo, continues to appeal to the electorate of Greater Accra to renew his mandate by voting massively for the New Patriotic Party (NPP). He...