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Zonal and Town councils urged to support Assemblies in revenue mobilisation

The Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Samuel Aryeetey has called for the engagement of the Zonal and Town Councils to support the Assemblies in their revenue mobilization. This, according to him, will make it difficult for people to evade taxes especially...

President Akufo-Addo outlines plans to address Bagre dam's perennial flooding

Government is putting in place plans to avert the perennial flooding caused by the spillage of the Bagre dam, that annually resulted in the constant loss of lives and property. In the short-term, desilting of the White Volta would...

Governance Expert has lauded President Akuffo Addo on his delivery of SONA

Governance Expert Professor Emmanuel Osei Asiamah has lauded President Akuffo Addo on his delivery of the State of the Nation Address which he described as generally good. But he was disappointed that the President did not highlight on the recent...

DVLA automation improves workflow – Transport Minister

Mr Kwaku Ofori-Asiamah, Minister of Transport, has said the massive automation operations of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) has transformed the Road Transport Service Sub-Sector by reducing the turn-around time. The move, he said, has reduced cases of...

Emergency Response Centres to start on February 27

Mr Kwaku Ofori-Asiamah, Minister of Transport, has said the eight newly constructed and equipped Emergency Response Centres would start operations on February 27. The centres built by the government at accident-prone areas would provide first aid services to road crash...

SONA 2019: Ghanaians expect Akufo-Addo to address issues of security and jobs

On February 21, President Akufo-Addo is expected to deliver his third State of the Nations Address (SONA), to Ghanaians who are expecting him to touch on a myriad of issues affecting their daily lives. Pensioners and Public Sector Workers are...

Six newly created Districts Assemblies to be inaugurated today

The Government would inaugurate simultaneously the six newly created assemblies and districts today, February 19. They are Korle Klottey Assembly with Osu as the capital, Ablekuma Central Assembly with Lartebiokorshie as capital and Ayawaso Central Assembly with Kokomlemle as its...

New regions: MP calls for even distribution of national cake

The Member of Parliament for Tano South, Benjamin Yeboah Sekyere, has called for an even distribution of the national cake to beneficiaries of the newly created regions. Speaking on GBC's 'Behind the News', Mr Yeboah who pitched Bechem to host...

GRA confiscates carbonated beverages without tax stamps

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) Taskforce, on Tuesday, confiscated about 41 packs of Special Red Grape drinks, which do not bear Excise Tax Stamps affixed on them. The products were seized from the Kate Laryea Store at Makola, in the...

Corruption must be totally dealt with – GII

The Corporate Affairs Manager at the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), Michael Boadi, says Ghana is under performing in the fight against corruption. In an interview on GBC’s Uniiq Breakfast Drive, Mr. Boadi said GII findings early this year showed that...

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Government justifies decision to release periphery of Achimota Forest to Owoo family

By Doreen Ampofo Government says it could not have afforded the cost of sections of the periphery of the Achimota...

Teacher shortage at Santrokofi Gbordome LA JHS, Guan District

By Conrad Cadbury The Santrokofi Gbordome LA JHS in the Guan District of the Oti Region may soon be without teachers if immediate steps are...

Ketu South: Father petitions IGP over murder of daughter

By Edzorna Francis Mensah What appears to be a fatal accident in the minds of the Ketu Divisional Command of the Ghana Police Service at...

Video Alert: Black Sherif releases visuals for ‘Kwaku The Traveller’

By Seli Baisie Ghanaian Breakthrough Singer and Rapper Black Sherif has released visuals for his song ‘Kwaku The Traveller’. The riveting visual dropped today, Thursday,...

No immediate solution to strike by School Feeding Caterers

Reports reaching GBC news indicate that there seems to be no immediate solution to the strike by Caterers of the School Feeding Programme. A visit...