Archive for General News

  • July 6, 2022

    Akufo-Addo directs...

    President Akufo-Addo has instructed the minister of finance to commence official engagements with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Information, this is to invite the Fund to support an economic program put together by the government of Ghana. “This follows a telephone...

  • July 6, 2022

    Dishonest Akufo-Addo...

    Dr. Richard Amoako Baah, a leading member of the incumbent New Patriotic Party and political analyst, has lamented how he had devoted his time and energy to ensuring that Akufo-Addo became President of Ghana, but he has ended up as a disappointment. According to him, it beats his imagination why...

  • July 6, 2022

    Accra hit...

    Most parts of Accra were flooded following rains on Tuesday morning. The regularity of this occurrence is making Ghana’s capital city susceptible to flooding at the slightest rains. Most parts of Accra were flooded following rains on Tuesday morning. The regularity of this occurrence is making Ghana’s capital city susceptible...

  • July 6, 2022

    Golden Tulip...

    Golden Tulip Hotels’ managers have refuted rumors that their Accra and Kumasi locations had been sold. Management of former Golden Tulip Hotels, now Lancaster Hotel has clarified the hotel has not been sold. The Hotels, according to Ghana Libyan-Arab Holding Company (GLAHCO), have not been sold. They clarified in a statement released...

  • July 6, 2022

    NLC appeals...

    NLC BOSS, Mr Ofosu Asamoah The Executive Secretary of the National Labour Commission (NLC) has appealed to all the four teacher unions that commenced strike action on Monday to resume work. Mr. Ofosu Asamoah said the appeal is to allow for negotiations between the teacher unions and the government since...

  • July 6, 2022

    Gov’t won’t...

    The Director of Communications for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Yaw Buaben Asamoa has said the decision to go to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will not lead to the cancellation of the e-levy. He said the IMF programme will not replace Ghana’s revenue flows. Following the announcement that Ghana...

  • July 6, 2022

    ‘Don’t Vote...

    US-based socialite and anti-corruption activist, Twene Jonas has opposed Hon. Kennedy Agyapomg’s bid for the presidency. Twene Jonas urged Ghanaians not to support  Hon. Kennedy Agyapong, the Member of Parliament for Assin Central, in the 2024 general elections. According to Twene Jonas in a new video published on Youtube, if Kennedy Agyapong is...

  • July 5, 2022

    Rwanda honours...

    Rwandan President Paul Kagame on July 4, conferred the country’s National Order of Bravery (Indengabaganizi) on Maj. Gen. (rtd) Henry Kwami Anyidoho and Maj. Gen. (rtd) Joseph Narh Adinkra, for their decision to stay back and save people during the 1994 Genocide. A report by Rwandan daily, The New Times...

  • July 5, 2022

    Armed Police...

    Armed police in the Northern region raided the home of Fancy Gadam Saturday, July 2. According to a report by mynewsgh.com, the police raided the home of one of the most popular musical acts in the region because of an alleged assault case against his younger brother, Masib Bello. Masib...

  • July 5, 2022

    Teacher unions...

    The Ghana National Association of Teachers, National Association of Graduate Teachers, Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana, and the Teachers and Educational Workers Union have effective today, Monday, June 4, 2021, commenced a nationwide strike action. The strike according to the leadership of the Teacher Unions, is a result of the...

  • July 5, 2022

    Ghana Armed...

    Here is all you need to know about the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) Recruitment Stages and Screening Process for the 2022/2023 Recruitment exercise. The Management of the Ghana Armed forces has released forms for the 2022/2023 Recruitment exercise. The sale of Forms is expected to end on July 10, 2022. After which, text...

  • July 5, 2022

    IMF Bailout:...

    National Director of Communications for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Yaw Buaben Asamoa, has said that there is no need for government to apologize to Ghanaians over the decision to go into International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout. In an interview on Accra based Tv station [Tv3], the Communications...

  • July 5, 2022

    IMF bailout:...

    The Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, says the government is likely to receive about $2 billion from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after deliberations on a specific support package are concluded He stated that considering Ghana’s quota and macroeconomic data, it is possible for the country to get that money...

  • July 5, 2022

    Police Support...

    The Ghana Police Service provided health services to members of the Islamic community who were in transit at the Hajj Village. The move forms part of the police strategy to take policing closer to the public and win the hearts and minds of the people in a bid to strengthen...

  • July 5, 2022

    Cut Down...

    Joyce Bawa Mogtari, an assistant to John Dramani Mahama, the former president of Ghana, thinks it’s time for the government to reduce spending. She thinks it will be crucial for the government to cut back on operating expenses for the jubilee house, among other things. Among other things, Joyce Bawa...

  • July 4, 2022

    A/R: One...

    At least six people have been arrested following a clash over land and chieftaincy dispute at Adum Afrancho near Atwima Kwanwoma in the Ashanti Region. The incident occurred on the morning of Sunday, July 3, 2022, at about 7:00 am when two factions met on family land where a struggle...

  • July 4, 2022

    Pilgrims who...

    The Ghana Hajj Board has assured that it will refund monies of pilgrims who couldn’t make it to Mecca to perform hajj this year. According to the Board, due to the limit, the Saudi Arabian government placed on the pilgrims, some Ghanaians who have paid couldn’t emplane for Mecca. Speaking...

  • July 4, 2022

    Ursula Owusu-Ekuful...

    New claims of corruption, over-spending, and abuse of office have been listed as part of Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma West, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful’s duties in government. According to Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, the Ministry of Communications has awarded a contract at an amount of $36 million on the Smart Workplace project...

  • July 4, 2022

    Dr. Ibn...

    Special Envoy of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to Guinea, Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas has communicated his intention to withdraw as a mediator to the West African State. Guinea, whose junta has refused an ECOWAS mediator announced a 36-month transition period and has conditioned any dialogue towards...

  • July 4, 2022

    Akatsi South:...

    The heads of the National Service Scheme (NSS) have provided an on-campus pre-service orientation workshop for a total of 385 level 400 students of Akatsi Training College (Akatsico) in other to fully prepare them for their mandatory national assignment. Mr Filson Gameli Kwasi Dey, the Supervising Director of the National...

  • July 4, 2022

    2023 AFCON...

    The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, has announced that the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will be played between January and February 2024. The decision to postpone the tournament, to be hosted in Ivory Coast, to 2024 was decided by the CAF Executive Committee...

  • July 4, 2022

    NPP’s Economic...

    The Founder and leader of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), Percival Kofi Akpaloo has expressed disappointment in Akufo-Addo’s Economic Management Team and he believes they cannot solve Ghana’s economic challenges to ease the burden on citizens. According to him, the administration is incompetent in steering the country’s economic affairs...

  • July 3, 2022

    ‘Do Not...

    The former president of Ghana, John Mahama has reacted to the decision of the government of Ghana to engage the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over a possible bailout. The former head of state reacted to this development in a recent post on his verified social media handle on the popular...

  • July 3, 2022

    KNUST graduate...

    Over the years, artisans, particularly auto mechanics with little or no formal education, have found it difficult to attract clients from various organizations and institutions. After graduating from KNUST, and following his inability to find a suitable job, Richard Adu who has been under the tutelage of his father since...

  • July 3, 2022

    MF Backlash:...

    A leading member of the governing New Patriotic Party(NPP), Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, has suggested that Ghana is going to the IMF because Parliament frustrated the government’s efforts to pass policies to salvage the economy. President Akufo-Addo on July 1 ordered Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta to begin formal engagements with the...

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