Digital address system to cost $2.5m – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has said Ghana’s digital addressing system which is expected to begin in two weeks time, will cost the country about $2.5 million. He noted that the system, which will be one of the most advanced in the world when rolled out, currently has 16.1 billion unique addresses. The addressing system, he said, is part of the institutional reforms […]

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Appiah confident depleted Stars will hurt Uganda

Kwesi Appiah is optimistic his depleted squad will come up trumps in the must not lose FIFA World Cup qualifier against Uganda on Saturday. The Black Stars have been rocked by injuries to key players ahead of the penultimate qualifier with the Red Devils in Kampala. Skipper Asamoah Gyan, winger Thomas Agyepong and Columbus Crew duo Harrison Afful and Jonathan Mensah have […]

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Minority MP counters Government on affordable housing claim

Works and Housing Minister, Samuel Atta Akyea, has told Parliament government is working to deal with the country’s housing deficit with a soon-to-be-rolled out affordable housing project, however, a Minority legislator says such a plan does not exist. The Works and Housing Minister had said plans are in place to build thousands of affordable houses across the country to be offered […]

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NCA begins audit of TV stations

All television stations in the country are currently undergoing a special audit to ascertain their conformity to rules and regulations, and to ensure they adhere to professional standards, Communications Minister Ursula Owusu Ekuful has said. The National Communications Authority (NCA), which falls under the Communications Ministry, has said it is poised to streamline the operations of all companies within the […]

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PUWU suit: Over $400m for ECG facelift could be lost

The coalition of stakeholders on the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) concession arrangement has warned Ghana runs the risk of missing out on the $498.2 million Millennium Challenge fund unless government explores an out of court settlement with the Public Utilities Workers Union (PUWU). PUWU has sued three institutions that are playing key roles in the privatisation of the power […]

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