Tuesday , 30 May 2017

DEVELOPMENT

Ghanaians staying in Saudi Arabia to be deported

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An overwhelming number of unskilled Ghanaian immigrants who sojourned in Saudi Arabia for greener pastures are set to be sent back to the country for not possessing legal documentation. These immigrants are beneficiaries of a 90- Day amnesty by the Gulf Country in March to all undocumented immigrants to ease their exit out of the country without embarrassment or fines. ... Read More »

K.P. Boateng: In two years, I spent all my money on cars, clubs, and friends that really weren’t

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How Kevin Prince Boateng feels off the pitch goes a long way in determining the football he’ll display on it, and the Las Palmas have seen the best of the Ghanaian, who is happy with life at his new club. In an exclusive interview with MARCA, the 23-year-old opens up on his move to the Canary Islands and other personal ... Read More »

Only brilliant students will enjoy free SHS – Education Minister

Mattew Opoku Prempeh - Minister of Education

Only students who pass their examination will have the opportunity to enjoy the government’s Free SHS policy in September, the Education Minister has revealed. According to Mathew Opoku Prempeh, students who fail at the basic education level will not benefit from the policy as government readies to roll it out. The Free SHS policy was a major campaign promise of ... Read More »

9 government appointees sacked after failure to endorse Ada East DCE nominee

Assembly members ofthe Ada East District during the voting on Monday

A total of nine government appointees to the Ada East District Assembly have been sacked with immediate effect after failing to get the president’s District Chief Executive nominee for the area endorsed, Adacommunityonline.com can exclusively report. The Greater Accra Regional Coordinating Council issued a revocation letter late Monday afternoon, few hours after 23 assembly members voted against the presidential nominee ... Read More »

Sarah Pobee and A.L. Akrofi appointed DCEs for Ada East and West

Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee - District Chief Executive nominee, Ada East

The president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, per the provisions of the constitution, has nominated A. L Akrofi and Sarah Pobee as the DCEs for the Ada East and West districts respectively. Their nominations is however subject to confirmation by the respective district assemblies through a voting process which is to be held within 21 days from the day of announcement. ... Read More »

Vice-President Bawumia hails 103 achievements in 100 days

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Vice President Dr Mahamadu Bawumia has highlighted 103 achievements under President Nana Akufo-Addo to mark the 100th day of his presidency. Speaking at a Town Hall meeting on Monday at the new court complex in Accra organised by Joy FM,  the vice president described his boss as “workaholic president” who has achieved a lot in his 100 days in office. ... Read More »

ICGC suspends Pastor Josh Laryea for alleged indiscipline act

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A pastor at the International Central Gospel Church has been suspended for indiscipline. Rev Josh Laryea who is also a gospel musician has been asked to step aside for investigations to be conducted into the alleged indiscipline. This was contained in a letter addressed to the Doxa Temple in Labone where he is a pastor. The specific act of indiscipline ... Read More »

President Akufo-Addo and wife celebrate 20th wedding anniversary

Akufo-Addo and wife wedding

Today, April 12, 2017 marks the 20th wedding anniversary of H.E President Akufo-Addo and First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo shared the news on Facebook with the caption, “Today, April 12, is the twentieth anniversary of the fateful day on which Rebecca Griffiths-Randolph and I got married”. 73-year-old politician has been married three times. The NPP flag bearer ... Read More »

President Mahama appoints new Auditor-General

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President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Mr Daniel Domelovo as the new Auditor-General. A letter sighted by citifmonline.com, signed by the Chief of Staff,  Julius Debrah, said the appointed took effect from 23rd December, 2016. The letter said Mr Domelovo had to confirm his acceptance of the appointment by Wednesday, 28th December, 2016. “His Excellency the President, John Dramani Mahama, ... Read More »

Nothing wrong with my ‘last minute’ appointment – New CHRAJ boss

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The newly appointed Commissioner for the Commission for Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), Joseph Whittal, has downplayed assertions that his appointment by President John Mahama amounts to an abuse of power. President John Mahama swore in Mr. Whittal as the new CHRAJ Commissioner barely two weeks to his handing over of power to the newly-elected New Patriotic Party government. The ... Read More »