Home / General News (page 2)

General News

Ghana government institutes allowance package for teachers

Government as part of efforts to improve education, has instituted a new incentive for teachers and non- teaching staff dubbed “Teacher Professional Allowance’ for their continuous professional development. As part of the allowances, every teacher is expected to receive an amount of GH¢1200 while the non-teaching staff would earn GH¢600 …

Read More »

CSOs call on government to ban shisha smoking in Ghana

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in health have called on the Government to urgently ban the smoking of shisha in the country to save the lives of the people from the devastating effect of the product. The CSOs are the Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), Ghana NCD Alliance, People Living with …

Read More »

Ghana confirmed COVID-19 cases rise to 8,297

Ghana has recorded 227 more cases of COVID-19 as at May 31, increasing total confirmed cases to 8,297, the Ghana Health Service (GHS) announced on its COVID-19 website on Tuesday. Two more persons also succumbed to the virus, taking the death toll to 38 while recoveries were up by 39 …

Read More »

Driver secessionist granted GH¢100,000.00 bail

Anthony Dormekpo, a driver from Akatsi, who was said to have harboured about 20 victims who were unknowingly recruited into the so-called Military wing of the Western Togoland Secessionist group at Dzodze has been granted a GH¢100,000.00 with four sureties. The Circuit Court ordered that one of the sureties of …

Read More »