Archive for month November, 2021

  • November 30, 2021

    Government commends...

    A Deputy Minister for Education in charge of TVET, Gifty Twum-Ampofo, has underscored the need for private basic schools to complement the efforts of the government in granting every child of school-going age access to at least basic education. Her comments follow the implementation of education-oriented government policies, particularly the...

  • November 30, 2021

    ‘Speaker erred,...

    Chief Executive Officer of the National Youth Authority, Pius Enam Hadzide, has waded into the arguments following Parliament’s rejection of the government’s 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy. He is convinced that, contrary to the controversy surrounding the decision, fiscal policy has not been disapproved and that it will “self-correct”...

  • November 30, 2021

    Atwima Mponua...

    The Atwima Mponua Rural Bank PLC has posted a 28.5 percent increase in profit before tax for the year 2020. It is an increase from a 645,158 cedis in 2019 to 829,177 cedis as of the end of the 2020 financial year. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic doing

  • November 30, 2021

    CHRAJ urges...

    The Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has called on Parliament to be cautious in the consideration of the anti-LGBTQI+ Bill currently before it. CHRAJ gave the advice on Monday, November 29, 2021, when it appeared before the committee holding public hearings on memoranda for the bill. According...

  • November 30, 2021

    AGI challenges...

    The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has charged Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the country to adopt good business practices from their inception. This according to AGI will enable such businesses to grow into formidable institutions in the future. The remarks were shared at the 10th AGI Ghana Industry and...

  • November 30, 2021

    Government urged...

    The Association of Rural Banks (ARB) has appealed to the government to review downwards the corporate tax rate of Rural and Community Banks (RCBs). Mr Kwame Owusu Sekyere, Acting National President of the Association, who made the appeal, said this would help strengthen the capacities of rural and community banks...

  • November 30, 2021

    ARSO, AfCFTA...

    The African Organisation for Standardisation (ARSO) and the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the implementation of the AfCFTA agreement. The landmark partnership focuses on eliminating Technical Barriers to Trade (TBTs) that have restricted intra-African trade and undermined regional economic integration. This...

  • November 30, 2021

    ‘I fell...

      Against all odds, a Nigerian man has fallen in love with an ashawo, and his situation has prompted him to seek help on an online platform. The gentleman described his encounter with the prostitute on Nairaland as occurring during the yuletide in 2020 when he and a couple of...

  • November 30, 2021

    Review SSNIT...

    The African Centre for Retirement Research (ACRR), a non-profit policy research organisation, has called for an increase in the rate of Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributions to sustain the operations of the scheme. The centre, which focuses on retirement and pensions, said “the recommended contribution rate (cost...

  • November 30, 2021

    2022 budget...

    Director of the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of the University of Ghana, Professor Peter Quartey has noted that the government’s budget statement for the 2022 fiscal year is very ambitious. Speaking in an interview with TV3 on Monday November 29, he said “Within a year you are going...

  • November 30, 2021

    Parliament must...

    Member of Parliament for Obuasi West, Kwaku Kwarteng, has said issues regarding the 2022 budget statement should be the topmost agenda for Parliament today Tuesday November 30. He said the budget is the most important issues at the moment hence it has tp be part of the business of parliament...

  • November 30, 2021

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  • November 30, 2021

    Deputy Hungarian...

    The Deputy Speaker of Parliament in Hungary has called for a greater partnership between Ghana and Hungary to promote development. István Jakab underscores the two countries need to work closely together to ensure more compost and recycling plants are built. This is to contribute to the realization of the government’s...

  • November 30, 2021

    NPRA must...

    The Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour Awuah, has urged the reconstituted Board of the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) to speed up plans to deploy a long-standing proposed Risk-Based Supervision (RBS) facility which will aid the Authority to undertake its mandate effectively. To effectively manage the administrations...

  • November 30, 2021

    Mahama gifts...

    Former President John Dramani Mahama on Monday, 29 November 2021 distributed glucometers to patients at the Diabetes Centre of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra to mark his 63 birthday. He presented 150 glucometers with strips to the centre. Speaking at the presentation, Mr Mahama noted that he was...

  • November 30, 2021

    Homosexuality A...

    Professor Akwasi Osei, a member of the National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values, has stated that homosexuality is an abnormal behaviour, mostly learned and not biologically determined. Prof Osei, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Mental Health Authority, said the argument that “homosexuality...

  • November 30, 2021

    LGBTQ+ activities...

    LGBTQ+ sexuality is getting worse in senior high schools such as Mfantseman, Mfantsipim and Wesley Girls’ High School, all in the Central Region, the Executive Secretary of the National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values, Mr Moses Foh-Amoaning, has observed. Taking his turn at the public hearing...

  • November 30, 2021

    Huawei, Rebecca...

    Huawei Ghana in collaboration with The Rebecca Foundation has begun a digital technologies training in coding and financial technology (Fintech) for Junior High School (JHS) students and women in rural areas in the Northern, Western and Eastern regions. The training is aimed at improving the digital literacy skills of children...

  • November 30, 2021

    Messi wins...

    Paris St-Germain and Argentina forward Lionel Messi won the Ballon d’Or – awarded to the best footballer of the year – for a record seventh time. Messi, 34, helped his country win the Copa America, his first international honour, and has scored 40 goals in 2021 – 28 for Barcelona,

  • November 30, 2021

    New HIV...

    Mr Kyeremeh Atuahene, Director-General of Ghana AIDS Commission says HIV is still an issue in the country as, over the last five years, HIV new infections averaged 21,000 each year. He added that HIV new infections averaged 22,000 in 2016 but it reduced to almost 19,000 in 2020, explaining that

  • November 30, 2021

    Kuami Eugene...

    Afrobeat Rockstar and Hitmaker Kuami Eugene, have shared three tips on how to make an instant hit. The singer who has been dropping hits back to back laid down three ways to make a hit. He said it’s simple, just have a call and response chorus, then don’t say much....

  • November 30, 2021

    Actress Kisa...

    Ghanaian actress Kisa Gbekle has shared some fresh videos on social media flaunting her new look after her surgery. Kisa Gbekle is currently in Turkey where she is undergoing a surgical procedure on her body in an Istanbul medical facility. The musician turned actress announced this on her social media...

  • November 30, 2021

    What my...

    Budding musician and record producer, Quamina MP, has opened up on the one-time his late father appeared in his dream and how the conversation they had molded his life. Quamina MP, who had an enviable relationship with his late father, Bongo Amonoo, said he is still yet to heal from...

  • November 30, 2021

    Omicron: WHO...

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Omicron coronavirus variant poses a high risk of infection surges around the globe. The variant could lead to severe consequences in some regions, the WHO said on Monday. The head of the organisation, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, renewed a call for...

  • November 30, 2021

    Health Administrators...

    Association of Health Service Administrators, Ghana (AHSAG) has criticized the government for the slow pace of the Covid-19 vaccination. According to them, although, they “acknowledge the significant role of Government, particularly the Ministry of Health and its agencies as well as all other stakeholders including corporate organizations in containing the...

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