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Anlo chiefs console Rawlings

A delegation of Chiefs and Elders of the Anlo Traditional Area called on Ghana's former President, Jerry John Rawlings on Wednesday to commiserate with him on the loss of his elder brother Isaac Newton Nii Lante Addy.
Edward Kobly Doe Adjaho

Speaker orders probe into blackouts in parliament

The Speaker of Parliament, Edward Doe Adjaho, is reported to have ordered an immediate investigation into the continuous blackouts in parliament.

Labour unions storm the streets over Tier-2 pension

Some public sector workers in Accra Thursday hit the streets to voice what they claimed is their mistrust of government's desire to control the…

Preference for imported products bane of economy

Ghanaians' excessive appetite for imported products is a major contributor to the pressure on the local currency and the ailing economy, the Minister…
Alfred Agbesi Woyome

Woyome’s trial: Court to announce judgement date December 12

The Financial Division of the Fast Track High Court is expected on December 12, 2014, to announce a date for judgement in the trial of Alfred Agbesi…
President Mahama in an interaction with Dr Charles Wereko-Brobbey after the opening session of the three-day National Broadcasting conference.

BNI acted professionally in handling journalists — Prez

President John Dramani Mahama has mounted a strong defence of the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) for its interrogation of two media…
Mr Reginald Okine (standing by mic), Chief Finance Officer at Atuabo Free Port, explaining a point at the press briefing. Those seated include Mr Steven Gray (second right), Director, and officials of the company at the press briefing.

Exclusivity clause in Atuabo Free Port project necessary - says developers

The developers of the Atuabo Free Port project have stated that they cannot do away with the exclusivity clause in the commercial agreement.
Boom sprayers help to disinfest a large area in a short time as it is being done at the Techiman landfill site.

Zoomlion disinfests sites in Techiman

Zoomlion, a waste management company, in collaboration with the Techiman Municipal Assembly in the Brong Ahafo Region, has embarked on a vector…
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100 To receive free legal services

About 100 people in and around the Yendi Municipal Assembly in the Northern Region are to receive free legal services. This is by courtesy of a…
Bishop  Samuel Williams presenting the items to Dr (Mrs) Catherine Narh Menka, the Deputy Medical Director of the Narh-Bita Hospital

Concerned Citizens Association supports Narh-Bita Hospital

The Concerned Citizens Association of Tema has donated items to the Narh-Bita Hospital in Tema.
Guns and ammunitions retrieved from the robbers.

2 Suspected robbers die in shootout with Tema police

Two men, believed to be armed robbers, have been shot dead by the police in Tema after the robbers had allegedly attacked a forex bureau at Community…
Papa Owusu-Ankomah — MP for Sekondi

MPs call for decisive action on corruption

Some Members of Parliament (MPs) have called for a proactive and decisive action by the House and anti-corruption institutions to curb corruption.
Mr Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu — Minority Leader

We will resist imposition of additional taxes on Ghanaians

The Minority in Parliament has described the 2015 budget statement as disappointing and vowed to resist any attempt to impose additional taxes on…
The participants after the ceremony

‘African universities must address unemployment’

The Secretary General of the Association of African Universities (AAU), Prof. Etienne Ehile, has urged African universities to come up with…
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2015 Budget... Agenda on course • Ministry seeks GH¢41.4b to support economy

The Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, has asked Parliament to approve GH¢41.4 billion for spending in 2015, with an assurance that medium-term…
Ms Susana Dansua (4th left), receiving the items from the queen mothers.

Queenmothers in Volta Region donate to charity

The Concerned Queenmothers Association of Kpando Municipality and North Dayi District in the Volta Region have presented a quantity of food items to…
Shea butter protects the skin from the sun and dehydration

Shea butter industry offers employment to African women

Shea butter is one of nature's wonders, and a special one at that. It has been used for millennia by many generations of African people for skincare,…

Tema campus of GIMPA holds matriculation

The Deputy Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Philip Doku Osei, has urged newly admitted…
Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings

Introduce innovative programmes — Nana Konadu

Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, has urged private educational institutions to introduce innovative training programmes that will…
The seven Nigerians after their arrest

7 Nigerians arrested with fake dollar bills

Seven Nigerians suspected to be members of an armed robbery gang have been arrested along with a sack full of fake dollar bills and a number of…
Dr Godfred Bokpin (left), an economist, addressing participants in the Civil Society Forum in Accra

Forum on IMF bailout held in Accra

A lecturer at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), Dr Godfred A. Bokpin, has blamed the country’s economic challenges on the mismanagement…
Nurses of the hospital

Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Hospital face challenges

The Medical Superintendent of the Ledzokuku-Krowor Municipal Hospital, Dr Juliana Ameh, has urged the government to solve the water crisis facing the…
Mr Seth Terkper, Minister for Finance, delivering the 2015 budget to Parliament

Ghana to establish Exim bank to drive economic growth

Ghana will establish an Export-Import (EXIM) Bank as part of efforts to transform the economy.

2015 Budget : Full statement (pdf)

Click to read the full Budget Statement presented to Parliament by Finance Minister Seth Terkper on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.
Mr Seth Terkper — Minister of Finance

Gov’t imposes 17.5% tax on all petroleum products

The government of Ghana, via the 2015 Budget Statement, is asking parliament to approve a bill enforcing a special petroleum tax of 17.5% on…
Mr Seth Terkper — Minister of Finance

Government continues to deliver on healthcare needs - Seth Terkper

“Government continues to deliver on the healthcare needs of our people from an expanded NHIL and allocations from the central budget,” the Minister…

23 new SHS under construction – Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Seth Tekper, has said that the government of Ghana is constructing additional 23 new Senior High…

Government justifies GNPC's $700m loan

The Minister of Finance, Mr. Seth Terpker, has justified GNPC’s move to acquire a loan facility to augment its operations.
A former Rector of GIMPA, Professor Stephen Adei (left), interacting with the Director General of the CSIR, Dr Abdulai B. Salifu

Review SSPP to avoid labour agitations — Prof. Adei

A former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Stephen Adei, has called for a comprehensive review…
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Three arrested for illegally selling petroleum products

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA), in collaboration with the police, has arrested three people for their alleged involvement in the sale of…
Prof Francis K.A. Allotey, President, GAAS

Create science, technology commission — Prof. Allotey

The President of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS), Professor Francis K. A. Allotey, has advocated the creation of a National Science,…