13Nov

No New Taxes In 2020 – Ofori-Atta

The government will not introduce any new taxes in the 2020 fiscal year. Presenting the 2020 Budget to Parliament on Wednesday, the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, said government would restructure the tax system and develop a comprehensive revenue policy and strategy to address the challenges of revenue mobilization. He said government would also lend […]

13Nov

Doctors Threaten To Strike Next Week

The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has given the government a one-week ultimatum to address conditions of service concerns of its members, otherwise, members will withdraw services from November 18. The Association gave the warning when it addressed journalists at the end of its 61 annual conference in Northern Region capital, Tamale. “A one-week window is […]

13Nov

Ofori-Atta To Present 2020 Budget Statement In Parliament Today

The final budget statement and financial policy of the Akufo-Addo administration will be delivered in Parliament today, Wednesday by the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, ahead of 2020 general elections. Recent election years have been marked by overspending as the country exceeded its budget deficit targets. For the last election year, in 2016, Ghana’s budget […]

06Nov

Catholic Nuns Get Pregnant On Missionary Trip To Africa

The Catholic Church has launched an investigation after two missionary nuns became pregnant while working in Africa. The two women, who belonged to separate religious orders in Sicily, are expecting children despite their vows of chastity. One of them, a mother superior, found she was several weeks pregnant while the other woman discovered the news […]

06Nov

Outbreak Of Flu In 3 SHSs Under Control – Ghana Health Service

An unusual outbreak that affected three senior high schools in the Lower Manya-Krobo District of the Eastern Region, has been brought under control, according to the Ghana Health Service (GHS). The secondary schools affected were Akuse Methodist Senior High School, Krobo Girls Senior High School, and the Legacy Girls Senior School. Student activities have now […]

06Nov

Government Pays Eastern Corridor Contractors

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has given the firm assurance that work on the Eastern Corridor roads will resume before the end of the year. The President said the contractors working on the road had received some funding to enable them to go back to work. The President gave the assurance yesterday at a durbar […]

26Oct

It’s Game Changer As Okraku Leads New Era At GFA

The President of Dreams FC, Mr Kurt Simeon Edwin Okraku, has been elected and sworn in as the new President of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) after three rounds of voting at the Elective Congress held at the College of Surgeons and Physicians Conference Hall in Accra on Friday. Forty-eight-year-old Okraku emerged the champion, polling […]

25Oct

Gov’t Releases GH₵2.2bn To Settle Road Contractors

Government has asked all road contractors to return to site and ensure successful completion of all their abandoned road projects. This follows the acquisition of GH₵2.2 billion by the Ministry of Roads and Highways to pay all debts owed road contractors. In a statement released by the Ministry and signed by the sector Minister, Kwasi […]

17Oct

Refer All Protocol Port Clearing To Me – Prof. Stephen Adei

Professor Emeritus Stephen Adei, Board Chairman,  Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA, has directed customs officials to re-direct all purported protocol clearance of goods to his office as part of measures to block revenue leakages. Prof. Adei says any officer who goes contrary to the directive will have himself to blame. He gave the directive when he, […]