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Expect more industrial strikes if you fail to implement our agreement on conditions of service come 2023 – UTAG to gov’t

Expect more industrial strikes if you fail to implement our agreement on conditions of service come 2023 – UTAG to gov’t

According to UTAG, despite, the several engagements with the employer and the NLC, aimed at resolving the ongoing empasse, no meaningful results have been achieved yet The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has called on the Employer and the

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Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has expressed his appreciation to both sides of parliament for not boycotting his presentation of the 2023 budget. In his preliminary comments to parliament before going ahead to present the budget on

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We won’t accept 2.5% VAT hike – Minority

We won’t accept 2.5% VAT hike – Minority

Thomas Ampem Nyarko, NDC MP for Asuogyaman The minority caucus in parliament has said it will not accept any 2.5 per cent increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) as purported to be contained in the budget statement to be presented

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2023 Budget: Gov’t to expand LEAP and other social protection programmes

2023 Budget: Gov’t to expand LEAP and other social protection programmes

Ken Ofori-Atta – Finance Minister Government has announced its plans of expanding the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme to cover more extremely poor and vulnerable people in the country whilst taking steps to review other social protection programmes for

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Failure to pay 9-month arrears’ll discredit gov’t’s good works – NaBCo-ers

Failure to pay 9-month arrears’ll discredit gov’t’s good works – NaBCo-ers

The beneficiaries say it will be disastrous if the government fails to pay them Beneficiaries of the Nation Builders Corps (NaBCo) initiative have reminded the government of their nine-month unpaid arrears. According to the beneficiaries, it “will be extremely disastrous”

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I pay $500m/year to clear Mahama’s ‘needless’ dumsor IPP debts | Ofori-Atta says citing energy bills to crucify him ‘curious’

I pay $500m/year to clear Mahama’s ‘needless’ dumsor IPP debts | Ofori-Atta says citing energy bills to crucify him ‘curious’

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta (L) and former President John Mahama (R) Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has said he finds it “curious” that the minority caucus cited energy bills saddling Ghana’s coffers to back their claim that he has been reckless

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It’s a shocker! We danced ‘Buga’ at your party – Mahama mourns Kwesi Botchwey

It’s a shocker! We danced ‘Buga’ at your party – Mahama mourns Kwesi Botchwey

John Dramani Mahama Former President John Dramani Mahama says he is shocked at the news of the passing of former finance minister, Dr Kwesi Botchwey. According to Mr Mahama, he and the former minister recently danced “Buga” a viral dance

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Work together to safeguard the environment – Jinapor to large and small scale mining firms

Work together to safeguard the environment – Jinapor to large and small scale mining firms

Business Samuel Abu Jinapor The Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel A. Jinapor, has sought to ignite the interest and role of large-scale mining companies in the fight against illegal small-scale mining by reminding them of their quintessential duty

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Woman reportedly arrested for wishing Akufo-Addo dead

Woman reportedly arrested for wishing Akufo-Addo dead

play videoResident of Ablekuma North A woman in her 40s has reportedly been arrested for wishing President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo dead in a viral video. A source close to GhanaWeb indicated that the woman, who is from the Ablekuma North Constituency in Accra,

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I’ll readily run ‘naked’ and meet Mahama if he calls – Ashie Moore

I’ll readily run ‘naked’ and meet Mahama if he calls – Ashie Moore

John Dramani Mahama The newly elected Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress has stated that he does not mind running naked on the streets of Accra to meet former President John Dramani Mahama. Mr Emmanuel Nii Ashie

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