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Parliament rejects 2022 Budget Statement

Parliament on Friday rejected the 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy of Government presented by Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, on November 17, 2021. All 137 Minority Members of Parliament (MPS) voted against the motion when the question was put by the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin. The Majority Caucus had …

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Prempeh College outshines Presec to lift 2021 NSMQ trophy

The Prempeh College, Kumasi, Friday rallied strongly to win the grand finale of the 2021 National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ), held at the Great Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), in Kumasi. After a slow start in the first two rounds of the contest, …

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Western Region MMDCEs trained on conflict management and Reporting

The Western Regional Peace Council has held ap two-day capacity-building workshop on conflict management and reporting for Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) in the Region. The training, with support from the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), among other things, sought to build the capacity of the MMDCEs to …

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Ashanti Regional Minister Commissions Projects

The Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr Simon Osei-Mensah, was at New Edubiase (Adansi South District) and the Obuase Municipal Assemblies to commission government projects. At Obonsu in the Adansi South District, a 1 No.6 Unit classroom block with Toilet facility was commissioned for the community. It was initiated and completed by …

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NSMQ 2021: ¢80k up for grabs at grand finale

The school that would win this year’s National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) walks away with a grand prize of GH₵80,000 in addition to an Excellence Award of GH₵40,000 by Absa Bank. According to the Managing Director of Primetime Limited, Nana Akua Ankomah-Asare there are lots of prizes to be …

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MORE EXITS! Nana Yaw Boamah ‘Libya Borga’ Resigns From Kessben Media

Popular media personality and news anchor, Nana Yaw Boamah (affectionately known as Libya Borga) has gracefully bowed out of Kessben Media (Kessben FM/Kessben TV) after almost six years of selfless and excellent service with the media brand, www.mediafillasgh.com can exclusively report. Until his exit, Nana Yaw Boamah was a regular …

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Ali-Baba Dankambari resigns from Kessben, joins ABN

  Kessben Media has lost one of its biggest ‘pillars’, Kwame Ato Ali-Baba Dankambari who is the figure of attraction to over 80% of the media firm’s news programmes audience. The host of the Kessben Media’s most popular news programme, Breaking News aired on TV and radio, this news portal …

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Access To Potable Water Is A Major Challenge In My District- DCE

Notwithstanding the old maxim that “water is life”, the District Chief Executive(DCE) for Ahafo Ano South-East, Mr Thomas Owusu Ansah admits that access to potable water is a major challenge to residents of the District. He said, management of the District Assembly had ample evidence that, most communities in the …

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NDC To Hold Town-Hall Meeting On 2022 “AWUDIE” Budget

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) hereby announces that the party shall hold a Town-hall meeting on the 2022 “Awudie” Budget Statement delivered to the August house of Parliament. The program, which will be the first in a series, comes off as follows: * Date: Tuesday, 30th November, 2021 * Venue: …

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Budget 2022: Minority says Tax Projections unrealistic

The Minority in Parliament has cast doubts over the credibility of revenue projections made in the 2022 budget, questioning the ability of the government to meet its GH₵100. 5 billion targets of which GH₵80 billion will be from taxes. Speaking on the floor of Parliament to debate the 2022 Budget …

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Akufo-Addo Reappoints Ken Attafuah As NIA Boss

  The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended the contract of the Executive Secretary of the National Identification Authority (NIA), Prof. Kenneth Agyemang Attafuah, by two years. The extension took effect from November 11, 2021. This was contained in an internal memo circulated among staff of the authority and …

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