Mahama ‘abandoned’ progressively free SHS beneficiaries – NAPO

Despite promises by the Mahama administration to champion what he called a progressively free Senior High School initiative, no student received a scholarship for the 2016/2017 academic year, according to the Minister for Education, Matthew Opoku Prempeh. The Minister said the government at the time did not fulfill its promise to award scholarships to some 100,000 students in boarding schools who […]

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EOCO probes former Standards Authority boss cited in $1.2m kickback scandal

The Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) is probing former Executive Director of Ghana Standards Authority (GSA), Dr George Crentsil, and other officials cited in an alleged 1.2 million dollar kickback scandal. A Joy News exposé earlier this year shed light on possible underhand dealings between a construction firm and Dr Crentsil, a deal that was aided by some officials of […]

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