ECOWAS States Urged to Fall On PPP to Address Infrastructure Gap

Governments of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have been urged to leverage public resources with the private sector to close the infrastructure gap. First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joseph Osei-Owusu, who made the call, stressed that pooling private sector resources and expertise could deliver efficient public infrastructure and services. Hon. Osei-Owusu was … Continue reading ECOWAS States Urged to Fall On PPP to Address Infrastructure Gap

PAC Chairman Angry …Over Town Hall Meetings in Europe, US

Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, the Hon. James Klutse Avedzi, last Monday blew up his top when a deputy minister expected to appear before his Committee was reported to be attending town hall meeting in France. James Klutse Avedzi, Chairman of PAC Deputy Minister for Information, Ama Dokua Asiamah Agyei, was … Continue reading PAC Chairman Angry …Over Town Hall Meetings in Europe, US

DISTORTION OF INDEPENDENCE HISTORY WOULD BE REVERSED – NDC Whip

Deputy Minority Whip and Member of Parliament for Banda Constituency, Hon. Ibrahim Ahmed, has sounded a note of warning to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government that distortions to Ghana’s Independence history would be reversed when the National Democratic Congress (NDC) assumes power. According to him, the NDC as the only minority party with representation … Continue reading DISTORTION OF INDEPENDENCE HISTORY WOULD BE REVERSED – NDC Whip

EXTEND ADEQUATE POLES TO RURAL AREAS – PURC urges ECG

The Eastern Region office of the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) has, as a result of their intensive community outreach programmes, received 1300 complaints from customers between January and October this year, out of which 120 are related to customers who have not received their bills for using electricity ranging from 6 months to 2 … Continue reading EXTEND ADEQUATE POLES TO RURAL AREAS – PURC urges ECG

Why is Nana Addo Quiet? …Over GH¢ 14.4M BOST Scandal

Centre for Public Interest and Democratic Peace (CPIDP), a civil society group, has expressed concern about the lack of interest by His Excellency, President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo in the scandalous transaction between the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) and Springfield Energy Company in the matter of BOST's indebtedness to Springfield Energy. According … Continue reading Why is Nana Addo Quiet? …Over GH¢ 14.4M BOST Scandal

GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR KOFI ANNAN’S FUNERAL RITES

Government has announced activities for the funeral and interment rites of the late former UN Secretary General, Dr. Kofi Annan. This announcement was made at a Press Briefing addressed by the Minister of Information designate, Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah on the 29th of August 2018 at the Ministry of Information. According to the minister, the … Continue reading GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR KOFI ANNAN’S FUNERAL RITES

Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) demands more action on botched AMERI deal

The Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) has called on H.E. the President to take action on all people who took part in negotiation of the AMERI Novation Agreement. According to the IPPR, the former Energy Minister,  Mr Boakye Agyarko,  could not have acted alone in this whole renegotiation deal with AMERI. The Institute has therefore called … Continue reading Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) demands more action on botched AMERI deal

Children’s Park under Threat (1)

A project to build a recreational park for children and youth in Accra is under serious threat from encroachers. This laudable project, Accra Recreational Complex, a private-public partnership to create an environment for positive development of children and youth through sports, games and other social activities necessary in their upbringing may encounter crippling challenges before … Continue reading Children’s Park under Threat (1)