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NDC praises Government’s response to coronavirus fight

Professor Margaret Kweku, Head of the National Democratic Congress (NDC)’s COVID-19 Technical Team, has praised the inter-party cooperation exhibited by Government in the fight against the novel coronavirus. She commended Government for the timely cushioning of health workers and also the general public as the nation planned to fight the …

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NPP says to distribute GH¢5m worth of PPE nationwide

Mr John Boadu, the General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has said that the Party had initiated an urgent move to distribute Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) worth GH¢5 million to health facilities nationwide. The PPE, which would be distributed equally to all the 275 constituencies alongside intensified public …

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Ghana Parliament approves GH¢6.7b Supplementary Appropriation for 2019

Parliament on Friday evening approved GH¢6.370 billion to be issued from the Consolidated Fund, and granted authorisation for withdrawal from other funds to provide additional financing for Government operations during the 2019 Financial Year. This follows the passage of the Supplementary Appropriation Bill, 2020. Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta moved the …

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Minority unhappy with replacement of GCNET, West Blue with UNIPASS

The Minority in Parliament has questioned government‘s motive to replace the Ghana Community Network Services Limited (GCNET) and West Blue Consulting Limited with Ghana Link Network Services Limited and Customs UNIPAS International Agency (CUPIA)in the Ghana National Single Widow (GNSW) operations at the ports. Additionally, the Minority has also questioned …

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Ghana government engages political parties to combat COVID-19

Government, through the Risk Communications and Social Mobilisation Group of the Ghana Health Service, on Thursday organised a sensitisation workshop for political parties to rally them towards fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Representatives of political parties present at the meeting included the New Patriotic Party (NPP), National Democratic Congress (NDC), Convention …

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EC postpones voter registration

The Electoral Commission (EC) has postponed indefinitely the compilation of a new voter register. Dr Bossman Asare, a Deputy Commissioner in charge of Corporate Services, told the Ghana News Agency that the Commission is monitoring the COVID-19 situation to fix a future date for the exercise. He said the Commission …

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