Free SHS: ISODEC Slams Gov’t Over Double Track System

The Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) has slammed government’s decision to implement a double track system for Senior High Schools without any meaningful stakeholder consultation. According to ISODEC, government’s lack of due diligence in the implementation of the free SHS policy is the cause of the current crisis that the nation

Don’t Go Beyond Three Babies – Population Council Warns

The National Population Council (NPC) is pushing for the enforcement of a policy that will enjoin couples to give birth to a maximum of three babies as a resolute measure to control population growth. According to the National Population Policy, the main targets for the population policy were to reduce the

RTI Bill Cannot be Passed Now – Mensah-Bonsu

The Majority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu has disclosed that the much talked about Right to Information Bill is not likely to be passed before the House rises on Saturday. The Right to Information Bill, when passed will ensure enhanced transparency in the governance process. It has remained on the

Gitmo 2 Making Families In Ghana – Amb. Jackson

Outgoing United States (US) ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson, has disclosed that the two former Guantanamo Bay detainees in Ghana also known as Gitmo 2, have married in Ghana and given birth and are well integrated into the Ghanaian society now. “Both of them are married now; both of them

Gov’t Clandestinely Increased Vat By 5%- Minority Insist

The Minority have insisted that government has secretly increased the Value Added Tax (VAT) by 5percent. This means that VAT now stands at 22.5percent from 17.5percent. The Minority at a roundtable breakfast dialogue days before the presentation of the 2018 mid-year fiscal policy review, unequivocally claimed the government was going to

2018 Budget Review: Gov’t Imposes Tax On Luxury Cars

The government has imposed a luxury vehicle tax on vehicles with a capacity of 3.0 litres and above. Reading the mid-year budget review to Parliament, the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta announced that based “on the under-performance for the first five months of 2018, we will end the year with an

2018 Budget Review: New Revenue Measures Hit NHIL, GetFUND

The Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has announced fiscal measures in the 2018 mid-year budget to enable the government to meet its revenue target. Delivering the mid-year budget in Parliament on Thursday, 19 July 2018, Mr. Ofori-Atta said the revenue collection agencies under performed in the first five months of 2018 hence

GBA Salutes Professor Azumah Nelson on 60th Birthday

The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) is very much thankful to the Almighty who knows it all and has made our boxing professor to live to hit his 60th birthday. Without doubt Africa’s greatest boxer Azumah Nelson has been inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame, received many awards and acknowledgements from