02Dec

December 17 Referendum Postponed

President Akufo-Addo has announced the postponement of the December 17 Referendum. This is to allow time for further consultations with key stakeholders and the public in general, Nana Akufo-Addo announced in a special broadcast to the nation, Sunday. The referendum seeks to amend the law to enable Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) and […]

29Nov

Bank Of Ghana Introduces Higher GH¢100 And GH¢200 Cedis Notes

Bank of Ghana has introduced GH¢100 and GH¢200-cedi denomination banknotes into circulation to complement the existing series, Dr Ernest Addison, the Governor of the Central Bank announced on Friday [November 29, 2019]. The Bank has also introduced new two-cedi coins to reduce the cost of printing. The GH¢100 will complement the existing high denomination banknotes […]

29Nov

Thanksgiving Service For Outgoing Chief Justice

A thanksgiving service was held yesterday at the Kaneshie Presbyterian Church in Accra in honour of the Chief Justice (CJ), Justice Sophia Abena Boafoa Akuffo, ahead of her retirement from her position in December 2019. The well-attended church service was organised by the General Council of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) and attracted the leadership […]

29Nov

2019 Harmattan Season Begins Today

The Ghana Meteorological Agency has announced that this year’s harmattan season will begin today, November 29, 2019. A statement from the Ghana Meteorological Agency said the Upper East and Upper West regions will today experience harmattan weather conditions. According to the statement, the atmosphere is expected to be very dry and hazy with hot afternoons […]

25Nov

Doreen Hammond Is 2018 GJA Journalist Of The Year

Ms Doreen Hammond, of the Graphic Communication Group Limited was on Sunday morning adjudged, the 2018 Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) “Journalist of the Year” at the 24th GJA Awards ceremony held in Accra. Ms Hammond, who is the Editor of Junior Graphic, one of the Group’s Newspapers, was also honoured as the “Best Columnist for […]

25Nov

Student Loan Trust Fund To Publish More Names Of Loan Defaulters

The Student Loan Trust Fund (SLTF) has announced that it will soon publish more names of people who had defaulted in paying back loans they took from the fund. About 55,000 people are due to pay loans they received from the STLF but they have been defaulting. The Head of Public Relations at the SLTF, […]

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 […]