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President suspends CEO of Public Procurement Authority

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo has suspended Mr. Adjenim Boateng Adjei, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), after an investigative work by Manasseh Azure Awuni, a journalist was broadcasted Wednesday evening August 21, 2019 on Joy News. The investigations titled, “Contracts for Sale” implicated the CEO …

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Teaching is not for everybody – Minister

Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, Minister of Education, has said teaching would no longer be an option for just anyone but professionals who have the requisite training. He said calling one’s self a teacher must not be opened to just anyone but rather those who had undergone training, met the required standards …

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African youth demand stiffer punishment for corrupt officials

Delegates at the just ended 11th African Youth and Governance Convergence (AYGC) have called on African governments to demonstrate strong commitmens to the fight against corruption. The youth are deeply concerned about the pervasive nature of corruption, leading to massive diversion and siphoning of state resources for investment in social …

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Government strategies to tackle artificial intelligence effects on economy – Minister

Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, says the emergence of artificial intelligence and technological advancement into the work environment will invariably result in loss of traditional jobs. He said due to the technological advancement under the fourth industrial revolution, many countries worldwide were shifting from traditional …

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Producer Price Inflation jumps to 8.8% in July

The Producer Price Inflation rate for July 2019 is 8.8 per cent, up 1.7 percentage points from 7.1 per cent recorded in June 2019, the Ghana Statistical Service has said. The month-on-month change in producer price index between June 2019 and July 2019 was 1.9 per cent. Mr David Kombat, …

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