Blame yourselves, not Libya for slave situation – Ayariga tells African gov’ts

Bawku Central Member of Parliament (MP), Mahama Ayariga has asked African leaders to blame themselves for the “desperation” that drives some youth to journey by sea to Europe in search of greener pasture. He said the youth will not have embarked on the “perilous” journey if economic conditions on the continent were favourable. Interacting with journalists on the sidelines of […]

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‘Parents must be responsible for managing children with Cerebral Palsy’ – Physiotherapist

Mr Kenneth Nangai, a Ugandan Physiotherapist, has advocated that parents of children with Cerebral Palsy (CP) must lead in the management of the disorder. He said the therapy was no longer straight jacketed and should be fused into the daily routine of the child to ensure maximum results. “The practice where parents took their children with cerebral palsy to the […]

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Industry targets a drop in BoG’s policy rate today

Businesses are seeking that the Bank of Ghana (BoG) will reduce its lending rate again as it announces a policy rate today, Monday, November 27, 2017. They believe that the development should trickle down on interest rates paid on loans they contract from their banks going forward. The expectations are ahead of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)’s engagement with the […]

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Homosexuality: No amount of pressure will change our stance – Christian Council tells Akufo-Addo

The Christian Council of Ghana is demanding that government states in clear terms the country’s stance on homosexuality. This follows an indication given by President Akufo-Addo that the country’s position on the act could change if there is strong advocacy. For now, any act considered to be unnatural is considered by the country’s laws as illegal. Speaking to Aljazeera’s Jane Dutton the president […]

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Special Prosecutor could get special courts

Special courts could be set up to prosecute corruption cases expeditiously following the passage of the Special Prosecutor law. Chairman of Parliament’s Constitutional and Legal Affairs committee Ben Abdallah Bandah who has asked for the courts, said the administrative decision to set it up lies solely with the Chief Justice, Justice Sophia Akuffo. But he expressed the hope the Chief Justice […]

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NDC MPs threaten legal action against revised 2018 budget

Minority parliamentarians have turned up their opposition to the 2018 budget a notch higher by threatening to begin a legal action to correct what they believe is a breach of aspects of the Public Financial Management Act. Minority Chief Whip, Alhaji Muntaka Mubarak, has said the foundation on which Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, presented 2018 Budget Statement and Economic Policy on […]

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GRA unhappy with Ashanti Region’s 4% contribution to national revenue

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has described as unacceptable Ashanti Region’s contribution to national tax revenue. Commissioner General of GRA, Emmanuel Kofi Nti, says it is surprising the second largest regional economy after Greater Accra Region was performing poorly with regards to tax revenue. “Considering the level of economic activities in the Ashanti Region, one would expect that the region […]

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Rev. Prof. Asante, Nunoo-Mensah et al demand action against political vigilantism

Chairman of the National Peace Council Reverend Professor Emmanuel Asante has lashed out at the police for relenting in the fight against political vigilantism in the country. Professor Asante was among four speakers at the 3rd edition of the Accra Dialogues series held on Wednesday. The 3rd edition of Accra Dialogues on Wednesday was themed ‘The Scars of Vigilantism: A […]

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