DTT brouhaha: ‘Be transparent’ – MFWA urges Communications Ministry

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is urging the communications ministry to be transparent in how it rolls out the country’s digital migration program. Executive Director of the Foundation Suleiman Braimah says the ministry’s engagement with relevant players in the communications sector has so far been unsatisfactory. Speaking to Samson Lardy Anyenini on Joy FM/MultiTV’s Newsfile programme on Saturday, […]

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Prof Adei urges government to stop allowances to trainee teachers, nurses

Government has been urged to stop giving allowances to both nurses and teacher trainees and invest such funds in Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET). Professor Stephen Adei, Former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), said “it is time to put the required emphasis on TVET because of its critical role in national development. By […]

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CJ begs judges over National Cathedral evictions

The Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo has apologised to the High Court judges who will be evicted from their official accommodations following the impending construction of the National Cathedral in Accra. Government has earmarked the Ridge Roundabout area in Accra where the judges live for the construction of the 5000-seater capacity church which is being supported by the clergy in the […]

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We all have our reasons for backing flagbearer aspirants – Nii Lante

The Odododiodio MP, Edwin Nii Lante Vanderpuye, says all National Democratic Congress (NDC) members have a right to support whichever candidate they prefer in the NDC flagbearer race. Making reference to Victor Gbeho and Ken Dzirasah, who have indicated their preference of Joshua Alabi, Mr. Vanderpuye said not everyone had to join the John Mahama bandwagon. “For Victor Gbeho and […]

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Bauxite deal good for Ghanaians – Osei Owusu

First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joe Osei Owusu, has defended Parliament’s approval of a $2 billion bauxite deal between Ghana and Sinohydro Corporation Limited for construction of priority infrastructure projects. He argues that the benefits to be derived by Ghanaians far outweigh the ongoing debate over whether it is a loan or barter agreement. “Whether you call it a loan […]

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