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Dr Leticia Adelaide Appiah, Executive Director of the National Population Council
Lifestyle

Government urged to restrict couples to limit number of children to three

Experts are concerned that the country’s population is growing at a fast rate and are proposing a government policy to limit the number of children born to any couple. The Executive Director of the National Population Council, Leticia Adelaide Appiah has proposed that childbirth should be restricted to just three […]

Charlotte Osei and Amadu Sulley at PAC sitting
Homeland News

Electoral Commission sold 40 cars to members of staff

The Electoral Commission (EC) auctioned 40 of its vehicles in 2013 to members of staff of the Commission. Although management of the EC estimated the value of the 40 vehicles at GH¢402,000, a valuer at Intercity STC valued them at GH¢83,029. Beneficiaries of the auction included the Senior Staff Association […]

Puffer Fish
Health

Four people die in Alavanyo after eating fish

Four people have died in Alavanyo in the Volta Region in what has been described as food poisoning from a fish which looks like a puffer fish. Three others have also been hospitalized at the Margaret Marquart Catholic Hospital in Kpando after they ate the fish which is known by […]

GIS & SHC
Business

GIS signs MoU with State Housing for 1000 houses

The Ghana Immigration Service in a renewed effort to provide its Officers with decent accommodation has entered into a partnership with the State Housing Company (SHC) to make that a reality. In a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed on Wednesday, the SHC, is to provide 1,000 homes, 10 Regional Offices […]

Freda Prempeh, Deputy Minister for works and housing
Homeland News

Government bungalows now Sobolo, Pito breweries – Minister

The Deputy Minister of Works and Housing, Freda Prempeh, has bemoaned the treatment of government bungalows by retirees after their service to the state. According to her, some retirees abandon state properties and leave them to squatters who turn such facilities into “sobolo” and “pito” breweries, with the cost of […]

Council of State approves the creation of new regions
Homeland News

Council of State approves the creation of new regions

The Council of State has, unanimously, informed the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, that there is a substantial demand for the creation of new regions. The Council has, therefore, advised President Akufo-Addo to appoint a Commission of Enquiry “to inquire into the need and to make recommendations on all the […]

Homeland News

BREAKING NEWS!!! Airport Residential Area House on Fire!!!

A house at the airport residential area is engulfed in a huge fire.  There is no fire servicemen personnel around to put out the fire.  It is uncertain whether the house is a business or a residential facility.  We’ll bring you live updates as and when they become available.  

President Akufo -Addo laying the foundation stone for the new factory
Business

Akufo-Addo lays foundation stone for new cement factory in Tema

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, cut the sod for the construction of a new cement grinding factory, at the Tema Freezones enclave. Congratulating the Board, Management and Staff of CBI Ghana, and their partner, Lafarge-Holcim, for taking the decision to invest […]

Teachers to be certified
Homeland News

Teachers to write exams for license

The National Teachers Council (NTC) of the Ministry of Education has announced that teachers will now have to pass a special examination before being granted the license to teach. The move, according to the NTC, is to enforce discipline and eliminate non-performing teachers from the system, in accordance with the […]

Daniel Domelevo, Auditor General
Politics

Government overspent budget by GHC 4.2 bn last year — Auditor General

Last year, the government overspent its budget by a little over GH¢4.2 billion, although its revenue fell by almost GH¢9.5 billion. The over expenditure and the shortfall in public revenue have been captured by the Auditor-General in its 2016 Report. Blaming the development on the government’s weakness in budgetary management, […]