Free SHS: Gov’t to decongest overwhelmed schools

Following reports of overpopulation recorded by some Senior High Schools, the Ministry of Education is to  embark on an exercise to re-distribute students to less populated schools. Some schools have been forced to convert sick bays and classroom blocks into dormitories as a result of the huge numbers sent to them. But the Minister of State in-charge of Tertiary Education, Professor […]

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Minority boycotts AMERI review hearing

The Minority in Parliament has declared total boycott of consideration of a private members motion for rescission demanding a reopening of the Ameri Power deal with government. The $510m deal approved by the House in March, 2015 obligated  AMERI to build the power plants, own and operate it for 5years before finally transferring it to the government of Ghana. A […]

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Cedi trails behind Pound, Euro

The local currency may have relatively held its own against the US dollar for the greater part of this year, but against the Euro and Great Britain’s pound sterling, the cedi’s performance so far has been very woeful – a situation that would bring misery rather than relief to importers. In the beginning of the year, the Euro was being […]

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KATH receives infusion pumps to improve pediatric care

Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), the nation’s second largest referral facility, has taken delivery of infusion pumps to help improve the quality of pediatric care. This would enable fluids – medication and substances containing nourishment essential for growth and maintenance of life – to be introduced into the body of the infant on admission, in the right amount, and in […]

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