Ghana commits to achieving Universal Health Coverage by 2030

The Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare has disclosed Ghana’s commitment to addressing barriers to health care services to end AIDS epidemic and achieve Universal Health Coverage by 2030. Universal health care, also called universal health coverage, is a health care system that provides health care and financial protection to all citizens. Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare, the […]

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Government fights back opposition to Jean Mensa nomination as EC Chair

Government has begun its push back against opposition criticisms that the President’s nomination of Jean Mensa as next Chairperson of the Electoral Commission is inappropriate. Deputy Chief of Staff Abu Jinapor has talked up the nominee, Mrs Jean Mensah, who is the Executive Director of public policy think-tank Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), insisting Mrs Mensa ticks the boxes of […]

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Driver’s mate granted bail over defilement

driver’s mate, Atukwei Quaye who lured a 13 year-old-girl into a room, had sex with her after pulling a knife was on Monday granted bail in the sum of GH¢50,000.00 with four sureties by an Accra Circuit Court. Quaye, charged with defilement however pleaded not guilty, and will reappear on August 20. Prosecuting, Chief Inspector Kofi Atimbire told the court […]

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Finance Minister presents Mid Year Budget Review today

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta will today (Thursday) present before Parliament the government’s 2018 mid-year budget review. The presentation is in line with Ghana’s Financial Management Administration Act which requires that the Minister for Finance appear before Parliament not later than July 31, to submit a Mid-Year Fiscal Policy review. The review is to afford the government the opportunity to […]

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EC Saga: Clergy silence worrying – Adongo

The Member of Parliament for Bolgatanga Central Isaac Adongo has called out the Christian Council and Civil Society Organisation for being hypocritical in commenting on national issues. Speaking Wednesday on Starr Chat, the outspoken lawmaker slammed the Christian Council and Civil Society groups for not speaking out against the removal of Charlotte Osei as the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission. […]

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Expired malaria test kits on the market – FDA warns

The Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is alerting the general public to beware of an expired malaria Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) kit being offered for sale on the market. According to the FDA, investigations have established the fact that some persons have tampered with the product information on the said expired kit. A statement issued on Friday and signed by […]

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