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Friday, May 26, 2017

Gov’t increases allowances of chiefs by 100 percent

The Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, Samuel Kofi Dzamesi has announced a 100 percent monthly allowance increment for paramount chiefs and queen mothers across the country. By this increment, paramount chiefs would now receive...

Minister confident of resolving 40 percent of chieftaincy disputes by end of 2017

The Minister of Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs has announced the ministry’s intentions to resolve 40 percent of the outstanding chieftaincy disputes in the country by the end of 2017. According to the Kofi Dzamesi, there...

Finance Ministry gives clearance for allied health workers employment

The Ministry of Finance has given clearance for the allied health workers who have picketed the Ministry of Health since Monday to be employed. The Deputy Health Minister, Tina Mensah made this known on Tuesday...

Regulation barring pregnant students from sitting exams scrapped

The Health Ministry has suspended a regulation barring pregnant students of Nursing Training colleges from taking examinations. The decision followed a meeting between the heads of the various health training institutions, and Nursing and Midwifery Council to review...

Learn from my mistakes; don’t buy tractors for farmers – Mahama to Akufo-Addo

Former President John Dramani Mahama has admonished the current government not to buy tractors for farmers in the country, saying that was a major mistake his administration made. He explained that as part of efforts to...

Parliament to probe bribery claim at Ghana Standard Authority

Parliament’s Trade, Industry and Tourism Committee says it will investigate the bribery allegations against a former Director-General of the Ghana Standards Authority. The Committee said it will interrogate the relevant people in connection with the...

Ghana Gas helicopters are with airforce – Jinapor  

The former deputy Minister for Power, Mr John Jinapor thinks that allegations that helicopters purchased by the erstwhile Mahama administration for Ghana Gas Company were missing are attempts aimed at ‘denigrating’ the former administration. He...

BoG challenged to compel banks to reduce lending rates

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) is challenging the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to compel banks to reduce their lending rates following the Policy Rate cut. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has reduced the key...

Over 500 Ghanaians to be repatriated from Saudi Arabia

The Ghana Embassy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has appealed to Ghanaians living in Saudi Arabia without residency and work permits to take advantage of a package by the Embassy to repatriate them...

Give us clearance or face our wrath – Health professionals to gov’t

A group of health professionals calling itself the Coalition of Technicians and Nurses of Ghana has given government and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) a 21-day ultimatum to give them clearance that...
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