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News Ghana » Government: Ghana risks 800,000 cocoa farmers’ ire with subsidies to end

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-ph/finance/topstories/ghana-risks-800000-cocoa-farmers-e2-80-99-ire-with-subsidies-to-end/ar-BBJzdQJ
Publication date: Sunday 25 February 2018

THE GOVERNMENT of President Nana Akufo-Addo in Ghana will struggle to sidestep one of its most difficult decisions since coming to power a year ago: telling a crucial constituency to accept a pay cut. The New Patriotic Party (NPP)-led government has little ...

News Ghana » Government: Q&A: The reality of free education for all in Ghana

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/qa-reality-free-education-ghana-180219070207774.html
Publication date: Sunday 25 February 2018

In school, after the first couple of years, the education is in English. There are 52 languages in Ghana, but the common language, and the language of government, [and] the language they're expected to learn in is English. If you live in a town ...

News Ghana » Government: Past government left GH¢17.8bn debt in road sector - Minister

News channel or source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Past-government-left-GH-17-8bn-debt-in-road-sector-Minister-629019
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

He said the debt owed to contractors under the Government of Ghana project amounted to GH¢1.1 billion while the debt owed to contractors under the Road Fund was GH¢506 million. Contributing to the debate on the State of the Nation address delivered by ...

News Ghana » Government: Ghana NCD Alliance launched to help reduce NCDs

News channel or source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/health/ghana-ncd-alliance-launched-to-help-reduce-ncds-129114
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Accra, Feb. 24, GNA – The Ghana NCD Alliance (GhNCDA) has been launched with a called on civil society organisations to closely partner government to create awareness and prevent Non-Communication Diseases (NCDs). The vision and mission of the GhNCDA is ...

News Ghana » Government: Minority chastises government over corruption

News channel or source: https://www.ghanabusinessnews.com/2018/02/23/minority-chastises-government-over-corruption/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The Minority NDC in Parliament has slammed the Akufo-Addo-led government for the lack of commitment to fight corruption in the country. According to them, the latest Corruption Perception Index released by the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) vindicates ...

News Ghana » Government: Nkrumah’s overthrow, bane of Ghana’s underdevelopment - CPP

News channel or source: https://mobile.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Nkrumah-s-overthrow-bane-of-Ghana-s-underdevelopment-CPP-629112
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Prof Delle who was speaking on the overthrow of the Dr Nkrumah’s government by the National Liberation Council (NLC) on February 24, 1966 said the dishonourable coup truncated the ‘Seven-year Development Plan,’ and set Ghana’s economic liberation ...

News Ghana » Government: Cash-Rich Pension Funds in Ghana Drive World-Beating Stocks

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-21/cash-rich-pension-funds-in-ghana-drive-world-beating-stock-gains
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The government in December transferred 3.1 billion cedis ($690 million) to the funds, money the state had held since 2012 while the industry put structures in place for new entrants. Seven months earlier, Ghana doubled the proportion of assets that pension ...

News Ghana » Government: Amidu sworn in as Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor

News channel or source: http://citifmonline.com/2018/02/23/amidu-sworn-in-as-ghanas-first-special-prosecutor/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

President Nana Akufo-Addo has sworn in Martin Amidu as Ghana’s first Special Prosecutor. Mr. Amidu was sworn in today [Friday] at the Flagstaff House in the presence of the Vice President, Chief of Staff, Attorney General and other government officials.

News Ghana » Government: Opinion: 24th February, 1966 – Ghana’s day of lies

News channel or source: http://starrfmonline.com/2018/02/24/opinion-24th-february-1966-ghanas-day-lies/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Maybe on 24th February, 1966 was the day Ghana had her freedom and independence led by Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Kwesi Kotoka, Lt. General Joseph Arthur Ankrah, Brigadier Akwasi Amankwaa Afrifa and others who spearheaded the overthrow of the government of Osagyefo ...

News Ghana » Government: Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo Says Africa Can Support Itself

News channel or source: https://newsblaze.com/people/business-people/ghana-president-nana-akufo-addo-says-africa-can-support-itself_126369/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

in Ghana’s 2016 polls. He won the election. Prior to winning the presidency in 2016, the former human rights lawyer contested and lost in 2008 and 2012. Akufo-Addo received his primary education first at the Government Boys School, Adabraka, and later at ...