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22/07/2018 07:09 PM
Second Deputy Speaker Supports Reforms To Increase Women Parliamentarians
The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament , Mr Alban Sumana Bagbin has thrown his support for electoral reforms to get more women into Parliament . He said women in the country are culturally disadvantaged and many of them could not also subject themselves to the rough politics associated with political elections in the country and therefore neede ...

22/07/2018 07:09 PM
Akufo-Addo Directs EC To Organise Referendum This Year For Proposed Six New Regions
Nalerigu, (NR), July 22, GNA- President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the Electoral Commission (EC) to organise Referendum this year for the creation of proposed six new regions. The President announced this at the weekend at Nalerigu during a durbar of chiefs and people of the Mamprugu Traditional area as part of his three-day ...

22/07/2018 06:43 PM
Free SHS Cause Of Decline In Quality SHS Education - Minority
The Minority in Parliament is claiming there is a decline in the quality of secondary education following the introduction of the Free Senior High School programme. According to former Deputy Education Minister Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, government rsquo;s current education policy has focused too much on quantity instead of quality. He is disap ...

22/07/2018 04:50 PM
One District One Factory Coordinator Vows To Deliver Before 2020
The Coordinator of the One District One Factory Project (1d1f) says her outfit will not be distracted by naysayers who have made an industry out of criticism. According to Gifty Ohene Konadu, her outfit is committed to delivering the promise of providing factories in each district of the country before 2020. Having already spent two years in ...

22/07/2018 02:53 PM
20 Dams To Be Built In Builsa Land
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has disclosed that government would construct 570 dams in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions under the one village, one dam project. The Builsa area in the Upper East Region would receive 20 to support all year irrigation activities in the area. He said 10 dams each would be constructed in th ...

22/07/2018 12:28 PM
1 Toilet, 1 Household Policy On Course
The president Nana Akufo-Addo says his government rsquo;s one household; one toilet facility promise is on course to improve the poor sanitation situation in Ghana. In line with that, a total of 5,000 toilet facilities are to be built with a World Bank facility under the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources community toilet programme. ...

22/07/2018 11:51 AM
Ghanaians To Vote In Referendum For New Regions In December 2018
The Electoral Commission (EC) will hold a referendum this year ending to determine the creation of the proposed new regions as recommended by the Brobbey Commission of Inquiry. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Ado said he formally wrote to the EC to conduct the exercise before Christmas. He said this when he addressed a Durbar at the forecour ...

22/07/2018 11:51 AM
Akufo-Addo Pushes For Bold Decisions To Transform Public Sector
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged governing boards of public institutions to be more creative and take bold decisions to enhance the quality of public service. The performance of the government tended to be largely measured by the quality of service rendered by the service and that was why poor performance could not be allowed to ...

22/07/2018 11:19 AM
Assembly Man Appeals For Speed Ramps In Gomoa - Asebu, Pomadze, Ansaful Communities
The Assemblyman for Gomoa - Asebu, Ansaful, Mpota, Pomadze Electoral Area, Mr John Kweku Donkoh, has called on the Ministry of Roads and Highways to construct four 39;Speed Ramps 39; on the Gomoa-Asebu, Ansaful, and Pomadze stretch of the Agona Swedru Winneba Junction Road. He said the construction of speed ramps on that stretch had become ex ...

22/07/2018 09:30 AM
Posting Graduates To Farms ‘Outmoded’
Financial analyst, Sydney Casely-Hayford has criticized government rsquo;s plans to recruit graduates for the Agric sector under the Nation Builders Corps. According to him, such moves are outmoded and a waste of time for the graduates. He, therefore, urged the government to rethink the decision. ldquo;I disagree that we should be using o ...