Minority urges government to take hands off Common Fund

The Minority Caucus of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has cautioned the Government against using proceeds from the District Assemblies Common Fund (DACF) to finance its flagship programmes. It urged the Government to take its hands off the Fund, which is meant to implement development projects in the districts. “The Government should desist from any further acts that seek to […]

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Minority cautions against more tax waivers for MPS

The Minority in parliament is cautioning of a possible distortion to the scope of work on the Tema Port expansion. This comes after calls for a downward review of the tax waivers granted Meridian Ports Services(MPS). The Tema Port Expansion project is expected to be completed by 2019. However, it has been plagued with controversy with calls for renegotiation of […]

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Abrogate ‘controversial’ $89m telecom deal – Group demands

A Civil Society group, Tax Justice Ghana, has waded into the Kelni-GVG controversy, calling for the immediate abrogation of the contract. It is questioning the value for money considerations under which the contract was awarded. The 89 million dollars mobile monitoring and assurance contract has alarmed sections of the public with groups like IMANI Africa questioning its value; though the […]

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Nana Ama McBrown campaigns against Tramadol abuse

Top actress Nana Ama McBrown has added her voice to the few Ghanaian celebrities who have voiced out against the abuse of tramadol, an opioid pain medication used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. Report in recent times suggests that abuse of the drug is ruining the lives of many young Ghanaians and that has gingered some celebrities to […]

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Former Black Stars captain Stephen Appiah begins management journey at West Ham

Stephen Appiah’s dream of becoming a manager is gradually taking shape after undergoing knowledge-sharing experience at English Premier League side West Ham United. Having hanged up his boots six years ago, the 37-year-old harbours the desire to become a manager, with his ultimate dream being to one day take charge of the Black Stars. The former Juventus midfielder, who is […]

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Zimbabwean faces hearing for ‘undermining’ Mnangagwa

A 36-year-old man is being hauled before a disciplinary committee after allegedly undermining President Emmerson Mnangagwa on social media, Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights say in a statement. Prison officer John Mahlabera found himself in trouble after posting on Twitter “come to Chiredzi my president” – a message in support of opposition leader Nelson Chamisa. His employer, the Zimbabwe Prisons […]

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Lab technicians begin nationwide strike today

The Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) has served notice that it will embark on a strike starting Monday, May 28, 2018. They will withdraw services like blood transfusion and surveillance support. This, according to the Association, is a strategy to have their challenges acknowledged by medical superintendents and directors, to ensure that citizen benefit from an effective health care system. […]

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