The Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah has advised communities that host public universities to desist from demanding that the leadership of the university be drawn from the area. Addressing the second session of the fourth congregation of the University of Health and Allied Sciences in Ho, the Minister said […]
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The Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) has called for a multi-stakeholder approach, to rid Odorkor Maclean, a suburb of Accra, of all insecticide production units. This the Authority says is to save lives as well as protect the health of residents. The community, located off the Kaneshie-Mallam stretch and within the Okaikoi South Municipal Assembly of […]
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BERLIN (Reuters) - Foreign powers agreed at a summit in Berlin on Sunday to shore up a shaky truce in Libya, but the meeting was overshadowed by blockades of oilfields by forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar that could cripple the country's crude production.
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of parliament is expected to from today [Monday, January 20, 2020) consider the report of the Auditor-General on the public accounts of polytechnics (now Technical Universities). Last week, the Committee began work on the Auditor General’s report for the period ended 31st December 2016 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) from the […]
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There was drama on Saturday January 18, 2020 when angry residents of Sogakope in South Tongu district of the Volta Region dumped a coffin containing a dead body at the charge office of the Sogakope Police Station in protest against moves by the police to stop the burial of the deceased.
Telecommunications giant MTN says it will soon compensate its customers for the data challenges they experienced last week. Customers of the network from Thursday, January 16th to Saturday, January 18th, took to social media and other platforms to complain incessantly about their inability to access data services. MTN in an earlier statement attributed the problem […]
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Data from the Electoral Commission (EC) shows that the country stands to save an amount of GHS173.07 million should a new voters’ register be compiled ahead of the 2020 general elections. This means that procuring a fresh Biometric Voter Management System (BVMS) is less costly than upgrading the current register as many have called for, […]
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The Ministry of Education has rejected claims that it is obstructing the swearing-in of a representative of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) branch of the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) onto the University’s Governing Council. This follows an ultimatum given to government by some TEWU members to accept their choice and […]
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Even before patrons thronged Snap Cinema, Accra, last Saturday for OB Amponsah’s ‘Political Refugee’, it was public knowledge that the comedian would feature Albert Kan Dapaah in his script for the night following a leaked video which captured the National Security Minister sweet-talking a lady.
A founding member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Dr Kwame Amoako Tuffour is challenging sitting Members of Parliament (MPs) in the Ashanti Region to open themselves up for contest if they trust they have indeed performed.