Asempa Budget brought Ghanaians hope – Finance Minister

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government’s maiden budget statement has brought relief to Ghanaians, by stabilizing and putting the economy on the track for development. This was revealed by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta who said the government’s maiden budget statement has brought Ghanaians hope. The 2017 Budget, which was the first of the NPP government since assuming power […]

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Mass Nigerian arrests for gay sex in Lagos State

More than 40 men have been arrested Nigeria over the weekend for performing homosexual acts, police say. They are due to appear in court later. Nigerian newspaper Punch reports that the police raided a hotel in Lagos State on Saturday afternoon and says the hotel was cordoned off while the investigation was carried out. Homosexual acts are punishable by up […]

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Living Bread Missions celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Living Bread Missions Church and development activities are a dream-come-true. It is a response to God’s call and challenge to reach out to souls everywhere. After 20 years of official operations we pause to say “thank you Jesus” for how far you have brought us. The dream came from a humble home, was born in a hard time in […]

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Registered nurses threaten ‘mother of all picketing’ over unemployment

A coalition of registered nurses and midwives have threatened to embark on what they describe as “mother of all picketing” if the government fails to grant them financial clearance to be employed. According to them, they have been unemployed for over a year despite completion of their academic studies and mandatory rotation. A release issued by the group called on the president […]

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Free SHS policy not comprehensive – PPP

The Progressive Peoples’ Party (PPP) has criticized the government’s flagship educational policy, Free SHS, arguing that it is not comprehensive. According to the party, the policy, which is aimed at making Senior High School education in public schools free will not address the key issues on education. Related stories Speaking on Citi FM’s news analysis program, The Big Issue, the Director of […]

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Moody’s: BoG policy rate cut is credit positive for banks

The rating agency Moody’s says the 150 basis points policy rate cut by the Bank of Ghana last week is credit positive for the country’s banks. Moody’s says the cut which exceeded market expectations of a 100-basis-point reduction will reduce their bank’s asset risks, which will outweigh the loss in profitability from lower interest income. “Also, the rate cut signals […]

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Praise us for causing withdrawal of Special Prosecutor’s bill – Minority

The Minority in Parliament says it deserves some commendation for demanding the withdrawal of the Office of Special Prosecutor’s bill expected to fight corruption. The opposition lawmakers said though they support the bill in principle, they will not stop to ensure that the government complies with the Constitution and Standing Orders of Parliament in its bid to get it passed. […]

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