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Renaming of UPSA: Akufo-Addo commends Council

President Akufo-Addo has commended the Governing Council of the University of Professional Studies, Accra, UPSA for its decision, in accordance with…
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice President

Ghana’s pensions regime requires urgent reforms – Veep

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has called for major reforms in pension administration in Ghana.
Kwaku Agyemang-Menu, Health Minister

Shortage of doctors, nurses hits Children Hospital

The Children Hospital in Accra is in dire need of nurses and medical doctors, a situation which is affecting the health delivery at the hospital, according to authorities.
President Akufo-Addo

Unified Commission for Tertiary Education in the Offing – Pres Akufo-Addo

Recommendations in a report submitted to the Ministry of Education for the enactment of a law to establish a unified Commission that will be responsible for policy formulation, implementation and…
Dr. John Ofori-Tenkorang, Director-General, SSNIT

SSNIT D-G counsels youth on contributions

The Director-General of Social and National Security Trust (SSNIT), Dr. John Ofori-Tenkorang has advised the youth to register and contribute towards their retirement at an early age.
James Klutse Avedzi, Chairperson, Public Accounts Committee

Over GHS 197K missing from STMA revenue collection

The Auditor-General’s 2016 audit findings have revealed that, a private company, Gold Street Real Estate Consult, could not account for an amount of GHS197,955.57 for revenue collected in the Sekondi…
Dr. Cyril Fayose, new General Secretary, Christian Council of Ghana

Christian Council appoints new General Secretary

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has appointed Rev. Dr. Cyril Fayose, a senior clergy of the Evangelical Presbyterian(EP) Church, Ghana as the new General Secretary.
UPSA to change name to Nana Opoku-Ampomah University of Professional Studies

UPSA to change name to Nana Opoku-Ampomah University of Professional Studies

The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) will soon change its name to Nana Opoku-Ampomah University of Professional studies, President Akufo-Addo has hinted.
The Department of Social Welfare workers sold the baby for GHS16, 500

2 Social Welfare Officers arrested for stealing a-day-old baby

The Anti-Human Trafficking Unit of the Ashanti Regional Police Command has arrested two officers of the Department of Social Welfare in connection with a baby theft.
Investigate NPP appointees for taking double rent allowance- CDG

Investigate NPP appointees for taking double rent allowance- CDG

Pressure Group, Center for Democratic Governance (CDG), is demanding that investigations are conducted into allegations leveled against some appointees in the current Akufo-Addo administration for…
CDD Ghana condemns 'over-sized' NPP gov't

CDD-Ghana condemns 'over-sized' Akufo-Addo government

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD) Ghana) has described as disappointing and unjustified, President Akufo-Addo's decision to over-staff the Presidency and its consequent fiscal cost to…