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Fine talk over; get down to work - Mahama tells new Ministers

President Mahama (left) admonishing the newly appointed Ministers during the swearing in ceremony at the Flagstaff House. Picture: EBOW HANSON

NDC UK/IRELAND YOUTH ASKS THE TUC TO BE SENSITIVE TO PROF MILLS' MEMORY AND DEFER STRIKE DATE.

 24th July 2012 was the day the hearts of Ghanaians were severely struck by the news of the death of our dear President John Evans Attah Mills. To this day, many Ghanaians still celebrate him for what he stood for: peace, love, patriotism, consensus building politics and many more. Thursday 24th July, 2014 will be the 2nd anniversary of his passing.

Muslim-businessman gives GH¢120,000 towards church building

 A Muslim-businessman, Alhaji Mohammed Amponsah, donated GH¢120,000.00 towards the completion of a Methodist church building, a gesture that highlights the cordial ties between the two dominant religions in Ghana.

Akufo-Addo’s wife worried about his deteriorating health

Akufo Addo Rebecca Heart The wife of the 2012 flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, is worried about the deteriorating health of her husband, Nana Akufo-Addo, who has recently filed his nomination once again to join in the CAMPAIGN trail, trying for a third time to bring power to the NPP.

Finance Minister outlines measures to halt cedi depreciation

Mr Seth Terkper, Minister for Finance presenting the mid-year budget to Parliament

 The Minister for Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, has outlined measures the government intends to put in place to halt the depreciation of the Ghana cedi against major international currencies.

List of Mahama's new ministers and deputy ministers

 President John Mahama has, consistent with earlier speculations, attempted to reinvigorate his government by making new appointments and reshuffling his ministers.

ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE NDC GOVERNMENT.

 The NDC government has fully embraced its responsibility to ensure the provision of clean, safe, drinking water for our people. In order to guarantee the availability of potable water for all Ghanaians, government has devoted significant attention and resources to improving the water supply system of the country.

FULL TEXT: Away With The "Doom & Despondency" Talk...We Need A "New Conversation" - Gov't

 Government says while it acknowledges that the country is beset with some challenges, it remains fully "committed to using its mandate for the betterment of the lives of the people" and will not relent in the achievement of "the highest standards of living possible for all Ghanaians". 

Achievements, Programmes in the Health sector for the Better Ghana Agenda (Jan. 2009- May, 2014)

  Completed projects 

Disgrace in Brazil

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NDC Zongo Caucus inaugrates Amasaman Branch Executives

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NPP needs to target Zongo Communities in 2016 – Kwabena Agyepong

 An aspiring General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Kwabena Agyepong, says the party needs complete overhauling to attract floating voters.

‘Unit/Mission schools cannot post new teachers’

 The Ghana Education Service (GES) has said Regional Managers of Unit/ Mission Schools can no longer select and post newly qualified teachers to their schools because of the government’s new salary payment system.

Science and technology school opens in Yendi

Front view of the school. INSET:  Kampakuya -Naa Andani Yakubu Abdulai, (middle with scissors), cutting the tape to inaugurate the school. Those with him include Dr Alfred Sugri Tia (second right), Mr Nathaniel Adams (right), the Founder of the school and the Kuga Naa, Abdulai Adam II, (left).  Pictures: Samuel Duodu

Prosecution in tough time cross-examining Woyome

Alfred Agbesi Woyome

 

 The prosecution in the GH¢51.2 million criminal case against businessman, Alfred Agbesi Woyome, had a tough time cross-examining the businessman at the Financial Division of the Accra Fast Track High Court in Accra yesterday.

Ghana Chief Athletics coach left out Commonwealth Games squad

 Albert Nukpeza — Left in the cold.

Ghana’s Chief Athletics coach, Albert Nukpeza, has been left out of the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) team for the Commonwealth Games that open in Glasgow tomorrow.

Visits to Ada resorts slump

Mrs Comfort Ghansah (right), MP for Ada, explaining a point to journalists.To her right is Mr Ahortor, the DCE for Ada.

 The disappearance of hiplife artiste, Theophilus Tagoe, aka Castro, and his female friend, Janet Bandu, at Azinzanya in Ada has caused a drop in the number of tourists who visit the Ada area.

Namibia delegation understudies Ghana's NSS

NSS A delegation from National Youth Service of Namibia on Monday called on Ghana’s Education Minister as part of the collaboration to under study Ghana’s National Service Scheme (NSS).

Solar lanterns sold to rural folks at Ghc80 instead of Ghc30

Solar Lantern Solar lanterns being distributed to rural folks in the North Gonja District in the Northern Region are being sold at Ghc80 instead of Ghc30, TV3 has gathered.

Blame Pastors for corruption, gross immorality in society

Pastor End Time Reverend Justifier Nii-Noi Ocquaye, President of the 2014 Minister’s Conference of the Ghana Baptist Convention, on Monday blamed the rise in corruption and gross immorality in society on the failure of pastors to lead the way.

There is a lot to be done – Prez Mahama charges

 Mahama Speak @ FlagstaffPresident John Dramani Mahama on Monday charged his ministers to roll up their sleeves and get to work, as there is a lot of critical and urgent work to be done. “Our people are tired of listening to fine talk, what they want to see is the deliverables that will make their lives better…I, therefore, call on each of you to hit the ground running with no time to waste,” he added.

Ayikoi Otoo no longer Chairman of NPP’s Constitutional C’tee

Ayikoi Otoo New Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice Joseph Ayikoi Otoo has missed out on an attempt to be reappointed as Chairman of the Constitutional Committee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

Two dead after 350 cholera cases recorded in Accra

Cholera Patient An outbreak of cholera has left two persons dead and 350 more visiting hospitals in Accra to report suffering the disease caused by poor hygiene.

We wish labour will call off strike- Labour Minister

Haruna Iddrisu Microphone Employment and Labour Relations Minister, Haruna Iddrisu says government is engaging organised labour with the hope of talking them out of an intended nationwide demonstration on Thursday.

‘Judgment debt paid to Woyome was illegal’

Alfred Woyome 2 Ghana legend Reverend Osei Kofi has revealed that ex-members of the Black Stars team who formed part of the four African Cup winning squads are planning to invoke curses on the national team from ever achieving laurels if Ghana president John Mahama fails to honour his promise of compensating them.