Let your ‘impressive’ GDP growth mean something to us – TUC tells gov’t

Let your ‘impressive’ GDP growth mean something to us – TUC tells gov’t

File photo. Dr Yaw Baah [R] TUC boss exchanging pleasantries with President Nana Akufo-Addo [L]The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has asked the government not celebrate its macroeconomic stability achievement, pointing out that such a feat does not automatically translate into

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Military captain brutally assaulted at Akyem Nkoroso

Military captain brutally assaulted at Akyem Nkoroso

A Military captain stationed at Burma Camp has been brutally assaulted and injured by a three-man gang at Akyem Nkoroso in the East Akyem Municipality of the Eastern region. The victim, Captain Boateng Agyekum of Base Workshop, Burma Camp-Accra, suffered

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VGMA Nominees Jam: Adina, Obaapa Christy fail to perform

VGMA Nominees Jam: Adina, Obaapa Christy fail to perform

Afrobeats artiste, Adina and Gospel musician, Obaapa Christy, are two of the female acts who are doing amazing on the music scene so there was excitement when they were put on the bill for the VGMA Nominees Jam. However, the

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Volta NHIA targets Over a Million NHIS Subscribers in 2019

Volta NHIA targets Over a Million NHIS Subscribers in 2019

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) in the Volta region has set to increase the subscriber base of the Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to about 1.3 million in 2019 from the 2018 figure of about 818,000. The 2019 target represents

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Nigeria orders foreigners to leave mining areas

Nigeria orders foreigners to leave mining areas

Nigeria’s government has ordered foreign nationals to leave mining sites in north-western Zamfara state within 48 hours, blaming them for an upsurge in banditry and kidnappings. It also announced a suspension of mining activities in Zamfara and other affected states

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NCCE engages political parties on militias

NCCE engages political parties on militias

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has advocated for the disbandment of militia groups alinged to political parties, as Ghana heads into the 2020 presidential elections. At a press conference at its headquarters in Accra Monday, the Assistant Director

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Minority poised to fight gov’t ‘interference’ with public universities

Minority poised to fight gov’t ‘interference’ with public universities

The Minority in Parliament says it will fight the attempt by the government to pass a law that will cause government arrest governance of the universities from internal elements.   Speaking to Joy News’ Joseph Opoku Gakpo, Peter Nortsu-Kotoe said

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Four public universities to be renamed in Universities’ Draft Bill

Four public universities to be renamed in Universities’ Draft Bill

Four public universities will be renamed if a draft bill from the Education Ministry makes it to Parliament and is passed in its current form. In the draft bill, University for Development Studies, for instance, is renamed after the first President of

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Fire Service trainees asked to go home until further notice

Fire Service trainees asked to go home until further notice

Some trainees of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) have been asked to go home until further notice. The trainees, made up of recruits and cadet, were due to go through the final phase of their training after successfully completing

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Don’t implement popular but hurtful policies – Seth Terkper

Don’t implement popular but hurtful policies – Seth Terkper

A former Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, has advised the government against implementing policies that are popular with the electorate but have the tendency to hurt the economy in the long run. He cited the reduction in the benchmark values

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