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18/04/2018 05:02 PM
Nature Of Ghana's Financial Management To Blame For Double Salaries
A public policy expert is blaming the lack of a database for public servants as the reason some John Mahama appointees received double salaries. Prof. Justice Bawole believes the existence of a system which captures data of all government workers, would easily detect such payments once the details appear in multiples. ldquo;I think the finan ...

18/04/2018 05:01 PM
Political Future Of Haruna, Fuseini, Others In Danger If...
Editor-in-chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper says allegations of double salary payments to some former government appointees, could cost them their political careers if found to be true. Kweku Baako said the allegations are worrying and insisted the persons involved will suffer huge integrity deficit if investigations establish that they ...

18/04/2018 04:30 PM
Ghana Politics Full Of Slogans With Less Action--UN Expert
A UN human rights expert has commended Ghana as a champion of African democracy and a country which has achieved some important development milestones. But says unless growing inequality and continuing high poverty rates are addressed the country will fall far short of meeting the key UN Sustainable Development Goals, including the eradication o ...

18/04/2018 03:10 PM
Rashid Pelpuo Confirms Receiving MP's Salary And A Top Up As Minister
The second batch of ex-government appointees suspected to have taken double salaries have taken their turn at the Police Criminal and Investigative Department, Wednesday to prove their innocence. Dr Rashid Pelpuo, MP for Wa Central, Acquinas Tawiah Quansah, MP for Mfantseman and Fifi Kwetey MP for Ketu South were present at the police CID in the ...

18/04/2018 03:08 PM
I Don't Fear Special Prosecutor--Ibrahim Mahama
Brother of former President John Mahama, says he has no fear of prosecution because he is a clean businessman. Ibrahim Mahama who owns Engineers Planners said some mischievous politicians have sought to malign him by pushing a perception that proximity to his brother, influenced access to state largess and juicy contracts. If anything, his ...

18/04/2018 06:48 AM
IDEG Empowers Community Members
The Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) in collaboration with Mondelez International Cocoa Life Programme is embarking on a project to build the capacities of community members to actively participate in local governance in the Sekyere East District. The project, which is being organized under the Governance Issues Forum (GIF), aimed at b ...

18/04/2018 06:40 AM
Election Of MMDCEs To Promote Transparency And Accountability
Hajia Alima Mahama, the Minister for Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) has asked Ghanaians to stop the pretence that district level election was non-partisan and support the proposal for the election of metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDCEs) to promote greater transparency and accountability. According to her, the ...

18/04/2018 06:27 AM
Akufo-Addo Raps United Kingdom Investors
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday called on investors and business leaders from the United Kingdom to participate in the extraordinary and unlimited investment opportunities in Ghana. He told them that Ghana was the ideal place in the West African Region and on the Continent to invest and conduct business. 39;Ghana is a haven ...

18/04/2018 05:57 AM
Two Different Accounts Were Used To Collect Double Salaries
Majority leader Osei Kyei-Mensah Bonsu is suggesting some former government officials may have been involved in a deliberate attempt to steal from the state by taking double salaries. The Suame NPP MP explained these ministers who were also MPs bagged salaries for the two political offices, an infraction of the criminal code. They did this by ...

18/04/2018 05:57 AM
Haruna 'Begged' Akufo-Addo Over Double Salary?
The Majority Leader Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu is alleging his compatriot the Minority Leader has spoken the president to intervene in the double salary allegations. According to him, Haruna Iddrisu is afraid the matter may dent the reputation of Parliament if the criminal proceedings currently underway should continue. ldquo;The Minority Leader ...

18/04/2018 05:57 AM
World Bank Lauds Akufo-Addo, Hon. Adwoa Safo
The World Bank has commended the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for introducing a policy that aims to economically empower women, Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) and the youth through the award of government contracts. The institution also commended the Minister of State in charge of Public Procurement, Sarah Adwoa Safo, her efforts at r ...

18/04/2018 05:38 AM
Three Former Government Officials Cautioned For Stealing
At least three former government officials have been cautioned with a charge of stealing and are to reappear before the Police Criminal Investigations, on May 14. The three, Inusah Fuseini, former Lands and Natural Resources Minister, Comfort Doyoe Ghansah, former Minister of State in charge of Social and Allied Institutions and Eric Opoku forme ...