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US Ambassador to Ghana Robert Jackson wants the government to safeguard the public purse by holding corrupt officials accountable. While commending President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over his initiatives to make “Ghana a better place to do business,” Ambassador Jackson noted there is more room for improvement in various sectors...
Ghana’s First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called for a holistic approach to address the issue of maternal mortality in the country. According to her, the reduction of infant and maternal deaths should remain a top priority for Ghanaians, especially with leaders as that is a key indicator of a functioning...
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...
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...
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 Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, launch the Accelerated Oil and Gas Capacity (AOGC) Program at the Regional Maritime University, Accra.The launch is in fulfillment of the Government’s campaign promise of aggressively investing in education and skills enhancement of Ghanaians to manage the oil...
The chiefs, and people of Anlo traditional area, of the Volta Region have put before the Akufo-Addo led government, eight (8) critical developmental projects, deemed confronting the Anlo-land currently.The first, and the most important need of the people has to do with "the dredging of the Keta Lagoon", which...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the production and delivery of stable, reliable and affordable power is critical to the success of efforts towards the integration and development of West Africa. According to the President, the annual growth in demand for electricity is estimated at 10%, which means that for...
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