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Govt committed to democracy — Dep. Info. Min.

A Deputy Minister of Information, Nana Dokua Asiamah-Adjei, has said the decentralisation of the national policy summit on regional basis demonstrates the government’s commitment to deepening democracy.She noted that the summit, like other flagship programmes, formed an integral part of the ministry's strategic objective of ensuring responsive governance and citizen participation in the development dialogue ...

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Sarpong appointed as NIB MD

Mr. Samuel Sarpong has been appointed as Managing Director of the National Investment Bank (NIB). Until his appointment, Mr. Sarpong was the Managing Consultant at OrgResilence Consult Limited.Mr. Sarpong has a vast and diverse working experience and will be leading the transformation of NIB to reposition it as one of the leading Ghanaian owned banks and a significant player in supporting the nation’s indus ...

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NCCE election-related activities need more resources — Nkrumah

The Chairperson of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Ms Josephine Nkrumah, has expressed worry that many of the election-related activities of the commission may be suspended in the run-up to the 2020 polls.That, according to her, was because the European Union (EU) that provided funds for the NCCE to undertake its activities since 2012 would run out this year.Speaking in an interview with ...

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NPP has fulfilled its promises to us – Sampa Chief Imam

The Chief Imam of Sampa in the Jaman North District of the Bono Region has commended the Nana Akufo-Addo government for fulfilling the promises it made to Ghanaians in the 2016 elections.Reeling off a litany of promises that have been fulfilled in the past two-and-a-half years since this administration took office, Alhaji Seidu Adama, stated on Monday, 27 May 2019: “Before God and man, if we do not thank th ...

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NPP is becoming attractive to us by its deeds – Sampa Zongo Chief

The policies, programmes and works of the NPP Government under President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has shown that the party cares more about the Zongo community than other parties in the country, a senior member of the Zongo community has declared.According to Alhaji Idrissa Alla Kabo, Zongo Chief of Sampa in the Jaman North District of the Bono Region, the NPP government, in its short period in office, h ...

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Climate change action integral part of our agenda – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says his government has taken the policy decision to integrate climate action into Ghana’s national development agenda, i.e. the Co-ordinated Programme of Economic and Social Development Policies (2017- 2022).According to Mr Akufo-Addo, the Paris Agreement and SDG Goal No. 13, which demand urgent action to combat climate change and its impact, is providing the framewor ...

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Bawumia enstooled ‘Nkabomhene’

Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has been enstooled as Nkabomhene – chief of unity – by the chiefs and people of Menji in the Tain District of the Bono Region.Dr Bawumia’s enstoolment is in recognition of his enduring crusade for unity and peaceful co-existence of persons with different religious backgrounds.The leaders of the Muslim community also conferred a special award on the vice-president for his o ...

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12 NIA officials sacked

Twelve people working for the National Identification Authority (NIA) have been dismissed for violating the directives, rules and regulations of the authority.Four other officers have been suspended for one month for other minor offences which are contrary to the NIA’s directives, rules and regulations.The Head of Corporate Affairs of the NIA, Assistant Commissioner of Immigration (ACI) Mr Francis Palmdeti, ...

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First Lady calls for accelerated response to HIV

The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has opened an international conference on HIV in Accra, with a call on international and local authorities to accelerate response to the disease if it is to be eliminated by 2030.“The good news is that there are tried and tested interventions that have demonstrated favourable outcomes. We do not have to do anything new but deliver these well-known interventions with c ...

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54km Jasikan-Dodo Pepesu road starts in July – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says work on the 54 kilometre Jasikan to Dodo Pepesu stretch of the Eastern Corridor Road will commence from the 3rd quarter of 2019, that is from July.According to President Akufo-Addo, an amount of $45 million has been earmarked, under the phase 1 projects of the $2 billion Government of Ghana-Sinohydro Master Project Agreement, for the construction of the Jasikan to ...

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