POLITICS

NDC angry with Rawlings for helping EC

The founder of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Jerry John Rawlings, has laid the stage for the continuous mistrust between the Electoral Commission (EC) and political parties as seen and heard on secret audio recordings at the Inter-party Advisory Committee (IPAC), to fester further with his endorsement of the …

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80% of HIV patients in Ghana are Christians – AIDS Commission

The Ghana AIDS Commission has revealed that Christians constitute about 80 per cent of Persons Living HIV (PLHIV) in Ghana. Officials attribute the trend to less active social mobilisation and community participation in the campaign on risk behaviours. Speaking at an event in to mark World Aids Day at Kwadaso …

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Teacher Unions sabotaging us with their strike – Govt

Government has described the ongoing strike by Teacher Unions as sabotage after their meeting with the unions ended inconclusively. Government’s meeting with the teacher unions to resolve the issue of legacy arrears did not end well, the PRO for the Education Ministry, Vincent Ekow Assafuah speaking to Joy FM accused …

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SHS closed over bedbugs

A piece of information gathered has it that the Students at Mayani Secondary School in Dedza have been sent home following the temporary closure of the institution due to an outbreak of bedbugs. The school, like many other schools in the country, was supposed to close this term on 21 …

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Chantan Zone Of COP Supports Experimental Schools

Chantan, Nii Okaiman and Israel Districts of the Church of Pentecost in the Kaneshie Area on Thursday, 5th December, 2019, visited and donated 100 bags of cement worth GHC 3, 100.00 to the Abeka Motorway Basic School and Chantan M. A. Experimental Basic School which share a common compound as …

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3 NPP executives suspended for hooting at MP

Three(3) Executives of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Atwima Nwabiagya North constituency of the Ashanti Region have been suspended for hooting at the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Hon Benito Owusu Bio. Kwabena Owusu Denkyira(Amando), Youth Organizer at Atwima Koforidua L/A Middle School, Prince Boakye, Organizer at …

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NDC fumes as NCA boss represents NPP at IPAC meeting

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has raised red flags over the appearance of the Director-General of National Communication Authority (NCA) Joe Anokye at an Inter-Party Advisory Committee Meeting(IPAC) as a representative of the ruling NPP. According to the party, the meeting was to discuss a new procurement and collation …

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Teachers begin strike today over unpaid salaries

Teachers across the country’s public schools are this morning beginning a strike to demand payment of their salary arrears. Three unions, the Ghana National Association of Teachers(GNAT), the National Association of Graduate Teachers(NAGRAT) and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers(CCT) had earlier given Education officials a December 5, 2019 deadline to …

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Girls in rural areas forced to exchange sex for sanitary pads

Accessing Menstrual Management Products in rural parts of Ghana is still a challenge forcing many teenage girls to sometimes exchange sex for Sanitary pads. The high prevalence of poverty in rural parts of Ghana continues to worsen the plight of young girls who in desperate attempts to have menstrual hygiene …

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Bawumia lists 87 major NPP achievements

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has challenged the opposition NDC to a show of records in office to enable Ghanaians judge who has met their aspirations the most. Vice President Bawumia is convinced that when pushed to a debate of facts and achievements, the NDC would have no leg …

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Kokofu D/A JHS closed down after assault on headteacher

The Kokofu D/A Junior High School near Goaso in the Ahafo region has been closed down temporarily following an assault on the headteacher a week ago. A group of young men and women stormed the school premises and assaulted the headteacher for canning a pupil of the school. According to …

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Strike by teacher unions shocking and illegal – GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES) is shocked at the decision by three teacher unions to embark on a strike on Monday over supposed delays in the payment of their arrears. According to GES, the industrial action declared by the teachers is illegal and ‘grossly an abuse of principle of good …

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GES shocked by ‘illegitimate’ Teacher Unions strike

The Ghana Education Service is shocked by the decision of three Teacher Unions to embark on a strike over the non-payment of salary arrears. The three Unions – Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana (CCT-GH) – declared the …

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‘Barca’ Players Killed By Lightning

Messi-less lightning strikes Chiengi team, ECL mourns FIVE players, two of them brothers, from a local amateur football club with a famous name in Chiengi, Luapula, have been killed by lightning. The local community was plunged into mourning on Sunday when lightning struck a field the players were cultivating as …

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NDC ‘pacifies’ Okyenhene over Kwame Zu’s animal comment

A high powered delegation, led by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) National Chairman, Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, has rendered an unqualified apology over unsavoury comments from one of their members against the Okyenhene, Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin. The party presented a sheep and schnapps to pacify the gods of the land for …

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GNAT, NAGRAT, CCT declare strike over delay in releasing their arrears

Three Teacher Unions — the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT) have declared a strike. The nationwide industrial action is expected to take effect from Monday, December 9, 2019. According to them, checks have revealed that …

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