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May, 2024

  • 23 May

    President Akufo-Addo Releases Full Audit Report On GRA-SML Contracts

    By Ruth Tang President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has released a comprehensive audit report detailing contracts and transactions between the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) and Strategic Mobilisation Limited (SML). The report, exceeding 300 pages, was initially withheld from the public, but the presidency has now disclosed it, emphasizing transparency and …

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  • 23 May

    Joe Ghartey Appointed As GRA Board Chair

    The President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Joe Ghartey as the new Board Chair of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). Mr Ghartey who is the current Member of Parliament (MP) for Essikado-Ketan replaces Dr. Tony Oteng Gyasi. Mr Ghartey is tasked with reforming the …

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  • 23 May

    Bawumia Introduces Driving Training Program For ‘KAYAYEI’

    Story by Atwumaa Agnes The flag bearer of the New Patriotic Party ( NPP ), His excellency Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has unveiled plans to provide driving skills to head porters, also known as “kayayei.” This announcement was made on Tuesday, May 21, during the launch of the “Kayayei Empowerment Programme” …

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  • 22 May

    We Dominated The Game In 2-0 Win Over Benin – Laryea Kingston

    Story by Angelina Tukpe After a triumphant 2-0 win against Benin, Laryea Kingston shared his thoughts on the match and his journey to this pivotal moment. Speaking to reporters, Kingston expressed his excitement and fulfillment in being part of the tournament, a goal he has diligently pursued for the past …

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  • 20 May

    Free SHS: COCOBOD terminates scholarship scheme

    The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has announced the termination of its long-running scholarship scheme, citing the implementation of the Free Senior High School (SHS) initiative by the government. In its place, the Board has established the Cocoa Board Education Trust, aimed at providing essential primary school infrastructure in underserved cocoa-growing …

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  • 20 May

    AFRICAN AMPUTEE CUP OF NATIONS: GHANA BEAT GAMBIA IN OPENING FIXTURE

    Story by Isaac Mortey Ghana’s Black Challenge team kicked off their African Amputee Cup of Nations campaign with a commanding four zero win over Gambia. Goals from Hamza Mohammed, Yussif Yahaya, and a brave from Mubarak Mohammed gave Ghana the three maximum points over their counterpart with Mubarak Mohammed winning …

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  • 20 May

    Former VALCO CEO, Daniel Acheampong, appointed Board Chair of PETROSOL

    PETROSOL has appointed Daniel Acheampong, a distinguished corporate leader and former Chief Executive Officer of Volta Aluminium Company Ltd (VALCO), as its Board Chairman. He officially assumed the Chairmanship role on Thursday, May 16, 2024. Mr. Acheampong, who dedicated 36 years to VALCO in various key roles, steadily rose through the ranks due …

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  • 20 May

    Cement prices: Just don’t sit and issue directives – GREDA Executive Secretary to gov’t 

    The Executive Secretary of the Ghana Real Estate Development Association (GREDA), Sammy Amegayibor urged the government to be proactive in handling the recent cement price hikes. According to him, government instead of issuing a directive should rather engage the cement manufacturers to decide the best way forward. Mr Amegayibor emphasised that, government …

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  • 20 May

    NPP parliamentary candidates given 30 slots each to recruit party supporters into security agencies – Ato Forson alleges

    The Minority has voiced alarm over what they view as covert and unlawful recruitment into the security services by the government. During a press briefing, Dr. Cassiel Ato Forson, the Minority Leader, claimed that all NPP Parliamentary candidates have been granted 30 slots each to nominate NPP loyalists and supporters for …

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  • 20 May

    ‘Ghost names’ in Northern Region paid GH₵2.8m in salaries – OSP, CADG Report

    A new report has uncovered nearly three million cedis in salaries earned by individuals who were deceased, retired, no longer in their positions, also known as ‘Ghost names’ in the Northern Region alone. This was revealed by the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP) and the Controller & Accountant General’s …

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