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YEA won’t discriminate – Awuku

The new Board Chairman of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), Mr. Sammi Awuku, has assured Ghanaians that under the tenure of the newly-constituted Board, the agency will see a new life, new focus and new direction in its operations and service delivery devoid of discrimination of any kind. According to Mr. Awuku, the new Board will provide clear direction to management with a revolutionary verve towards tra ...

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Remain committed to democracy – CDD

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has called on Ghanaians to remain resolute and committed to fostering an inclusive and democratic society that respects human rights, rule of law and holds its leaders accountable. This is, according to CDD-Ghana “the most viable path to stability, peace and progress” in the country. CDD-Ghana gave the advice on the occasion of this year’s internationa ...

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Maj. Mahama ‘killer’ arrested at Elubo

A man suspected to be among the alleged killers of Major Maxwell Adam Mahama has been arrested and arraigned on murder charged in an Accra Central District Court. Emmanuel Baiden was arrested at Elubo in the Western Region, between the borders of Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. Mr Baiden is a bricklayer from Denkyire-Obuasi who is suspected to be among the mob that lynched the late army officer. The presiding judg ...

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Ken Ashigbey resigns as Graphic MD

Mr Ken Ashigeby has tendered his resignation as MD of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL). In a memo dated Thursday 14 September, to the staff and union executives of GCGL, Mr Ashigbey said: “I have followed your concern about the rumours of my resignation. Such a concern is legitimate because I owe you a duty to inform you if I have resigned and I admit that you should be the first to know. I a ...

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NDC’ll lose 2020 – Rawlings

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has said the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) cannot be defeated by the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2020 polls. “These people think they can unseat this man [Akufo-Addo] in 2020?” Mr Rawlings asked when the CEO of EIB Network, Bola Ray, called on him on Friday, 15 September. Asked by Bola Ray if he thought it was impossible for the NDC to ...

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Free SHS: Dismissal of heads breached procedure – GNAT

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has raised issues of procedural breaches on the part of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in arriving at a decision to dismiss two headmasters and place seven on interdiction, pending further investigations into cases of charging unapproved fees under the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy. The GES arrived at the decision after an interrogation session of ...

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Oppong Nkrumah awards 200 students scholarship

The Member of Parliament for Ofoase-Ayirebi in the Eastern Region, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has awarded scholarships to 200 students in his constituency. The scholarships form part of the Oppong Nkrumah Education and Skills Development Programme. The lawmaker charged the students to take advantage of the scholarships to study hard to become good citizens to help in the development of the constituency and the co ...

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Amoako-Baah is new GRIDCo CEO

Jonathan Amoako-Baah has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo). Mr Amoako-Baah takes over from William Amuna. Before his appointment, Mr Amoako-Baah was the Director of Technical Service at Volta River Authority (VRA). As the Director of Technical Service of VRA, Mr Amoako-Baah worked on several projects including the Northern Electrification and System Reinfor ...

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I’m serious about nat’l ID project – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched a new national identification card called the Ghana Card with a call on the National Identification Authority (NIA) to protect data gathered at all times. The new ID card will phase out the one previously issued in the John Agyekum Kufour era. “My presence at today’s event, together with the Vice President of the Republic, highlights the seriousness which m ...

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YEA board charged to solve youth unemployment

The Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, has underscored the need for the newly sworn in board members of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) in addressing unemployment challenges across the country. According to him, the high rate of unemployment in the country poses a threat to the country's security. Speaking at the swearing in ceremony of the nine-member board at the Minist ...

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