Gh¢100m released to School Feeding caterers

The government has released GH¢ 100, 000, 000 to caterers of the Ghana School Feeding Programme to ease crisis facing the sector. The money is to defray the “remaining 44 days of arrears owed them for the second term and 56 days of the…

Gas cylinder causes stir in Parliament

Drama ensued in Ghana’s Parliament on Friday as a Member of Parliament stormed the Chamber with a Gas cylinder. The MP for Tarkwa-Nsuaem George Mireku Duker walked into the lawmaking edifice with the gas receptacle to show as an exhibit…

2018 Budget a shopping list – IFS’ Kusi

The Executive Director of the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) Prof. Newman Kusi has described the 2018 Budget as a “Shopping list of Development”. He said next year’s economic statement is similar to the 2017 version with little addition…

Denmark apologises to Ghana over slavery

Denmark has officially apologized to Ghana for the active role it played during the slave trade era. A delegation from the Danish government being led by the Queen Margrethe II is in Ghana on an official visit. The Danish Foreign Minister…

Minister sacked from Parliament

A deputy Minister of Communication Vincent Sowah Odotei was on Thursday, November 23, 2017 sacked from Parliament when he appeared to answer questions about his ministry. The Minority argued the junior minister was not “well placed to…

Corruption is rife in Ghana – Catholic Bishops

The Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference has bemoaned the spiraling level of bribery and corruption in Ghana. The religious leaders lamented the deafening silence in tackling the canker which they believe is denting Ghana’s image globally.…

Things are looking good for Ghana – First Lady

First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, believes things are looking good for Ghana under President Akufo-Addo. She said the president “came to office with a lot of promises and he is working hard to achieve all of them,” adding that “he has…