The Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, has presented to parliament a Legislative Instrument for the creation of thirty-eight new districts.Fifty-six existing sub metropolitan areas are also to re-aligned or elevated to municipal status.This will bring the number of districts to 254 when the LI...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Mr Peter Abum Sarkodie as the new Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Mr Sarkodie, until his appointment, was the Head of the Science and Education Department of the University of Education, Winneba, (Mampong Campus) in the Ashanti Region. He was a...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that the new smart ‘Ghana Card’ shall be the only card to be used in transactions where identification is required as provided by law. He added that the card will bring to an end the phenomenon of several agencies taking the biometric details of Ghanaian...
The Committee of Enquiry set to listen to petitions for the creation of new regions, will begin work on Tuesday, 21st November, 2017. Under the chairmanship of former Supreme Court Judge, Justice Allan Brobbey, the Committee will first hear from petitioners from the Western region. The carving of new regions was...
Deputy Minister for Regional and Reorganization for Development, hon. Martin Agyei Mensah Korsa has called on the people of Brong Ahafo Region to embrace the yet to be created Ahafo region from the Brong Ahafo region. President Akufo-Add promised the people of Ghana equity and developmental projects which will lead...
The 4th meeting of the Presidential Taskforce on a common currency for the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) has taken place in Niamey, the capital of Niger, with the firm commitment towards the acceleration of the processes leading to the use of the single currency by 2020.The meeting was...
The National Identification Authority has outdoored a new national identification card, with the promise to launch its massive registration exercise in the coming days. At a news briefing in Accra, NIA Executive Director, Professor Ken Agyemang Attefuah said the Authority is prepared to embark the exercise projected to formalise Ghana’s...
The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta, is expected to present the 2018 budget statement and fiscal policy in Parliament today in which he will be seeking approval to spend some GH¢61 billion. Among the highlights of the 2017 budget, were the withdrawal of the 1 percent Special Import Levy,...
President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as mandated by the constitution of Ghana, is expected to appoint a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the need for the creation of  new regions. This comes after the Council of State, unanimously, informed the President that there is a substantial demand...
Dean of Studies and Research at the Institute of Local Government Studies, Dr Eric Oduro Osae has urged Members of parliament and assembly members to consult their electorates before voting for decisions. According to him, the practice of Assembly members and MP’s not consulting their electorates before voting for decisions...