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President inaugurates emoluments committee

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday inaugurated a five-member Committee to determine the emoluments, facilities and privileges of ‘Article 71’ office holders. Chaired by Professor Yaa Ntiamoah Baidoo, a scientist and marine conservatist, the Committee includes Abraham Osei Aidoo, a former Member of Parliament and Dr. Edward Kwarpong, Chief …

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Don’t panic over security – Chief of Defence Staff

The Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant-General Obed Boamah Akwa, has visited some borders and assured the public of maxim security protection following reports of growing terrorist threats from neighbouring West African countries, particularly Burkina Faso. The Military Chief visited Tumu, Hamile, Wa, Bole among other parts of Northern Ghana to …

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Draft Diaspora Engagement Policy ready for validation

The Draft Diaspora Engagement Policy that will provide guidelines on government engagements with Ghanaians in the Diaspora is ready for validation. The draft document will be presented to stakeholders during the 2019 Ghana Diaspora Celebration and Homecoming Summit slated for July 3-6. The policy document is intended to encourage more …

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MCC selects Ghana for Regional Compact programme

Ghana has been selected as a potential beneficiary of a Regional Compact Programme by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) following the successful implementation of the Ghana Power Compact. Ghana has received more than one billion dollars from the MCC over the last decade, which enabled the nation to distribute excess …

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Ghana to host International Coconut Day

Ghana will host the maiden International Coconut Festival in Accra to provide a platform for diverse and high coconut industry players from across the globe to discuss the development and promotion of coconut. The Festival scheduled from 24 to 26 September 2019 would be on the theme: “Promoting Export Diversification …

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