14Jan

Work On Klagon-Adjei Kojo Tunnel Starts In Two Weeks

Remedial construction works on the tunnel which connects Klagon to Ashaiman at Adjei Kojo in the Tema West municipality will be executed this year and completed in two months. The works, expected to begin in two weeks, are expected to ease the tortuous journey motorists on that route endure. The first part of the corrective […]

08Jan

New Chief Justice Takes Office

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday swore in Mr Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah as the 14th Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana at an elaborate and impressive ceremony at the Jubilee House. The President administered the Oath of Allegiance, the Judicial Oath and the Oath of Secrecy to Justice Anin Yeboah and presented him […]

08Jan

SSNIT Increases Pensions; Minimum Monthly Payout Now GH¢300

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has increased monthly pensions by 11 per cent for this year. This means that the minimum pension for new pensioners, beginning this month, is pegged at GH¢300 with those already on the SSNIT Pension Payroll as of December 31, 2019, who received a minimum pension of GH¢300 […]

08Jan

Sadio Mane named Caf African Player of the Year

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane has been named the Confederation of African Football’s (Caf) Player of the Year 2019. The Senegal forward beat Liverpool team-mate and Egypt forward Mohamed Salah and Manchester City’s Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez to the award. Mane, 27, helped the Reds to the 2018-19 Champions League title, scoring 30 goals in all competitions […]

31Dec

UCC Hands Prisoners A Lifeline With Tertiary Education Programmes

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) College of Distance Education (CoDE) has introduced the Prison Inmates Tertiary Education Programme to enable prison inmates to have access to tertiary education. The programme which was introduced this academic year (2019/2020) is in collaboration with the Ghana Prisons Service (GPS) and Plan Volta Foundation, a non-profit organisation. This […]

31Dec

Ghana Committed To Adopting ECO – Govt

The Government of Ghana has taken notice of the recent declaration made on Saturday, 21st December, 2019, by the President of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA), His Excellency Alassane Ouattara, the President of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, on the decision taken by the eight (8) West African Member States of UEMOA […]

23Dec

CAF Release Top Three Nominees For Flagship Awards

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has released three nominees for the flagship awards “African Footballer of the Year” for 2019. Egypt’s and Liverpool player, Mohamed Salah, Riyad Mahrez of Algeria and Manchester City and Sadio Mane Senegal & Liverpool were the three top players nominated for the top award, together with top nominees for […]

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 […]