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120 nurses to be sent to Barbados – Health Ministry confirms

120 nurses to be sent to Barbados – Health Ministry confirms

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has confirmed that 120 nurses out of 598 applicants would be selected for the two years contract at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Bridgetown, Barbados. The Ministry together with officials from Barbados has conducted a series of interviews for 150 shortlisted applicants following the announcement for

Ban Ki-Moon and Jack Ma visit Akufo-Addo

Ban Ki-Moon and Jack Ma visit Akufo-Addo

A former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon and the founder of “The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Group”, Jack Ma have paid separate courtesy calls on the President at Jubilee House. Friday’s visit is ahead of the maiden edition of the Africa Netpreneurship Summit, which will be held at the Accra International

Vote no! – National House of Chiefs rejects partisan assembly polls

Togbe Afede XIV

The National House of Chiefs has rejected a proposal to amend Article 55(3) of the 1992 Constitution in order to make district assembly elections partisan. In a statement signed by its President, Togbe Afede XIV, the House called on all Ghanaians to reject the proposal because it will destroy the local

Sex for grades: UG fact-finding committee submits report to Vice-Chancellor

A five-member fact-finding committee constituted by the management of the University of Ghana to look into allegations of sexual harassment has submitted its report to the Vice-Chancellor. The committee, chaired by Justice (retd) Vida Akoto-Ampofo, submitted the report to Prof. Ebenezer Oduro-Owusu on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. “Management will therefore study the

KNUST beats UG, ‘Ibadan’ to claim top spot in West Africa

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been adjudged the best University in Ghana and West Africa. The Ashanti Region-based university also came 14th on the African continent and 706th out of selected 1,500 best universities worldwide. It displaced two of West Africa’s prestigious tertiary institutions, the University of Ibadan

GBC risks going off-air over ¢25m debt

The National Broadcaster, the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation and its many outlets across the country risk going off-air if the company’s indebtedness to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is not paid immediately. At a meeting of the National Media Commission (NMC) and President Akufo-Addo, Chairman of the Commission, Yaw Boadu-Ayeboafoh said the debt

GUTA locks up over 100 foreign retailers’ shops in Accra

Angry members of the Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) have locked up about 52 shops belonging to foreigners at the Opera Square in Accra. Storming the Central Business District on Monday, November 04, 2019, they called on the government to enforce the law that prevents foreigners from engaging in retail businesses

Kidnapping not new in Ghana – Interior Minister

The Interior Minister, Ambrose Dery has dismissed claims that the recent spate of kidnappings is new to Ghana. Defending his assertion, Mr. Dery said the country has recorded some 504 kidnapping cases since 2011. The GNA reports that the Minister was addressing Regional, Divisional and District Crime Officers at the opening of

Ken Agyapong drops ‘bombshell’ on receiver of collapsed financial institutions

Member of Parliament (MP) for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has made serious allegations against the Bank of Ghana-appointed receiver for defunct financial institutions, Eric Nana Nipah of Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC), has filed. The NPP MP is of the firm conviction that Eric Nipa is working in the interest of

Health hazards uncovered at Chinese food company in Tema

The Ghana Revenue Authority on October 23, 2019, discovered a massive case of tax fraud and suppression of sales amongst other things in a Chinese-owned food and beverage company based in Tema. Beyond the tax issues were some dangerous health implications uncovered by GhanaWeb at the DADA Food Company Limited where