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Bagbin calls for Drafting Section for Parliament

The Second Deputy Speaker and Member of Parliament for Nadowli Kaleo, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin has advocated for a Drafting Section or Department for the Parliament of Ghana to accelerate work on bills that come to the House. He said the Right to Information Bill (RTI) would have been passed …

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President takes week-long vacation

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Ghana for the United Kingdom (UK) on Wednesday night, on a week-long vacation. He was accompanied by his wife, Rebecca, children and grandchildren. This is the first time the President is taking a working vacation. He would, however, honour two public engagements – billed …

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Sub-Saharan Africa economy to grow by 3.5% – IMF

The economy of Sub-Saharan Africa will recover modestly from 2.8 per cent growth in 2017 to 3.5 per cent in 2018, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has said. According to the IMF’s latest Regional Economic Outlook for sub-Saharan Africa, dubbed: “Sub-Saharan Africa: Domestic Revenue Mobilisation and Private Investment,” the Region …

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MTN Ghana launches trader’s pension scheme

MTN Ghana has launched a new initiative dubbed; ‘My Own Pension” to enable traders in the informal sector to save some money for their retirement just as the formal sector. “My Own Pension,” which goes with the slogan “Pension Papa Paa,” seeks to bridge the gap between the sectors to …

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ISSER calls for domestic resource mobilisation for sustainable development

Professor Felix Ankomah Asante, the Director, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, has called for domestic resource mobilisation for sustainable national development. He said for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s “Ghana Beyond Aid” Agenda to be attained, there was the need for domestic public resource …

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Central data system needed for monitoring child labour interventions – ICI

The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) has called for a central coordination of data by public and private institutions to ensure efficient implementation of child labour interventions. It, therefore, called for more collaboration between the private and public sectors to ensure child labour monitoring and remediation systems that would feed data …

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Ministry of Energy intervenes in GCMC impasse

The Ministry of Energy says it is working with the State Enterprises Commission (SEC) to address the impasse at the Ghana Cylinder Manufacturing Company (GCMC) Limited. It said it was the considered view of the Ministry that due to the nature of the impasses and the fact that the Board …

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Ministry of Health launches new diploma course in Midwifery

Professional Nursing Assistant Clinical (NAC) and Nurse Assistant Preventive (NAP) would soon benefit from a top-up programme designed to upgrade their current certificate holding status into a Diploma in Midwifery.  To ensure this, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in collaboration with the University of Cape Coast and the Health …

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Curfew in five townships renewed

The Ministry of the Interior has renewed the curfew hours of five townships in the Northern and Volta regions. For the Northern Region they are Bunkprugu; 2000 hours to 0600 hours, from Tuesday, May 8; Kpatinga and its environs from 12 midnight to 0400 hours, effective Friday, May 11; and …

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President suspends four High Court Judges

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Wednesday suspended four High Court Judges with immediate effect based on the advice of the Judicial Council and in accordance with Article 146 (10) (b) of the Constitution. The four judges are: Mr. Justice Uuter Paul Dery; Mr. Justice Mustapha Logoh; Mr. Justice Gilbert …

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