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Government urged to implement AG’s recommendations on School Feeding Programme

SEND Ghana, a non-governmental organisation, has called on government to immediately implement the Auditor General’s (AG’s) recommendations, on the Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) in order to ensure efficiency in the implementation of the programme. It said the report uncovered among others, bloated enrolment figures, duplication of schools and payments …

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Don’t give alms to hearing impaired – GNAD

The Ghana National Association of the Deaf (GNAD) has cautioned the public against giving alms to hearing impaired persons. This, the group says would eventually keep them off the streets. Mr Kubachuna, National President of GNAD, gave the caution in an interview with the Ghana News Agency on the sidelines …

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Minister visits Operation Vanguard’s area of operations

The Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation and Chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Illegal Mining (IMCIM), Prof Kwabena Frimpong Boateng has paid a three-day working visit to Operation Vanguard’s area of operations. The visit, was to enable him establish the progress the Taskforce was making in the fight …

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ASHMA prosecutes 15 landlords over poor sanitation

The Ashaiman Municipal Assembly (ASHMA) has prosecuted 15 landlords over poor sanitation practices. Disclosing the information to the Ghana News Agency, Mr George Kartey, Municipal Prosecutor, said ASHMA is bent on enforcing its sanitation by-laws, to ensure a clean, safe and hygienic Municipality. Mr Kartey noted that, the 15 prosecuted …

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Akatsi South Assembly vehicle confiscated over GH¢31000 judgement debt

A Sogakope High Court has confiscated a Toyota Hilux Pick-Up belonging to the Akatsi South District Assembly, for its inability to settle its debt owed the Anakpa family of Yaluvi, near Akatsi in the Volta Region. The vehicle with registration number GN 2191-11, which was being used by the District …

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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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Workers affected by bank closures must open new accounts – Accountant General

The Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) has urged government workers who take their salaries through saving and loans companies that have been liquidated for insolvency, to open new bank accounts with banks of their choice to enable payments. Mr Kwasi Kwaning Bosompem, the acting Controller and Accountant-General, in a …

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M-CODe urges government to allocate more in budget for sanitation in schools

The Media Coalition against Open Defecation (M-CODe) has called on government to make adequate budgetary allocation for the operation and maintenance of water and sanitation facilities in schools. The appeal followed reports that toilet facilities in schools could only be properly maintained and operated with constant supply of toilet papers, …

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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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