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Ghana Politics 

President Akufo-Addo Cuts Sod For Tamale Interchange; Launches $2 Billion Sinohydro Deal

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has launched the $2 billion Government of Ghana – SinoHydro Master Project Support Agreement (MPSA), and also cut the sod for the construction of the Tamale Interchange, the first interchange in the northern sector of the country. According to President Akufo-Addo, Ghana, through a barter arrangement, will have US$2 billion worth… Read More
Ghana 

UPDATED: ‘KMA’ receives approval to complete Krofrom Market(Photos)

The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) has received a ‘No Objection’ from the Ministry of Finance to contract a loan from the Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited for the completion of the Krofrom Market project. A section of the market in display Consequently, the Consultant, Avangarde Design Services has met the contractors and they will soon get back to project site. “It… Read More
Ghana 

Kumasi; 938, 000 tree seedlings planted Under KKCG Project(Photos)

Mr. Osei Assibey-Antwi, the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of Kumasi has accounted a total of 938, 000 exotic and indigenous tree seedlings of different species planted under the ‘Keep Kumasi Clean and Green (KKCG)’ project. According to the MCE, Two thousand of those seedlings, comprising only of coconut species were planted along water bodies and some ceremonial streets within the… Read More
Ghana 

Government Deploys 220 Mining Guards in April

The government has announced that the first batch of 220 mining guards trained to police mining activities across the country will be deployed in April 2019. This comes on the back of the activities of some unscrupulous small scale miners in the Western North Region. A visit to some of the areas in Diaso, Wassa in the Western Region confirmed… Read More
African 

Otumfuo Steals Show At ‘Nsuman Agro’

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, stole the show during ‘Nsuman Agro,’ one of the major traditional programmes of Asanteman, at the Manhyia Palace in Kumasi on Monday. Otumfuo usually dances to some unique traditional tunes together with some selected Asante chiefs during Nsuman Agro. During Monday’s edition, Otumfuo majestically danced with the Apagyahene, Oheneba Owusu Afriyie, Baffuor Agyei Fosu… Read More
Ghana Technology 

Gov’t Bans Use Of Private Accounts To Send Official E-Mails

Cabinet has given approval for the Ministry of Communications to migrate all public sector workers to the .gov.gh dedicated government of Ghana domain for official business. Consequently, the government has introduced a new measure banning all public officials from using their private emails for transacting official duties. The Minister of Communications, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful made this known on Friday at… Read More
Politics 

Constitution Upsets Balance Of Power In Ghana – Prof Gyampo

Professor Ransford Edward Van Gyampo, Department of Political Science, University of Ghana on Thursday said the 1992 Constitution upsets the balance of power between the arms of government, the Executive, Legislature and Judiciary. The balance of power favours the Executive in a manner that undermines constitutionalism, nevertheless, after over 27 years of operation, Prof Gyampo asserted that the 1992 Constitution… Read More
Ghana Politics 

Parliament Exempts Projects Materials For Technical Universities

Parliament has approved the waiver of Import Duties, Import Vat, GETFund Levy, Import NHIL, Exim Levy and Special Import Levy amounting to US$26,966,083 on project materials and equipment. The exemption for the project materials and equipment to be procured is for the rehabilitation and upgrading of equipment in Technical Universities, Polytechnics and Technical and Vocational Training Centres under a Concessional… Read More