The Minister-designate for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has stated that a GH¢25 million debt owed to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) by the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) has been ring-fenced as part of efforts to manage the significant financial challenges confronting the national broadcaster.
The Association of School Forest for West Africa, a German-based Non-Governmental Organisation(NGO) in partnership with its local partner, Youth and Environment Club (YEC), based in Agona Nyakrom has presented teaching and learning materials (TLMs) on the environment to some selected basic schools in three districts in the Central Region.
The Tema Regional Police Commander, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCOP) Barima Tweneboah Sasraku II, accompanied by some police officers has visited the family of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Divine Asian, the senior police officer who allegedly shot himself at his residence at Borteyman near Adjei Kojo in the Greater Accra Region.
The Accra Circuit Court has for the sixth straight time adjourned the case involving the national security officer who allegedly shot five persons, including a journalist at the Ablekuma Central Constituency Collation Centre during the 2020 general election.
A rice milling company, Avnash Industries Ghana Limited (AIGL), says it is unable to pay a higher price for paddy rice to farmers in the 2020/2021 season because the price of rice on the Ghanaian market has remained low despite the rising cost of production.
The Minister-designate for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Mrs Mavis Hawa Koomson, has apologised for her involvement in a shooting incident which nearly marred the voter registration process in her constituency on Monday, July 20, 2020.
The Minister-designate for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ms Sarah Adwoa Safo, says if given the nod, she will engage further consultations on whether or not men should be granted paternity leave to assist their wives.
The Minister designate for Employment and Labour Relations, Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, has said the current short working period does not augur well for the national pension scheme and has, consequently, argued for the extension of the compulsory retirement age of public workers to ensure the sustainability of the scheme.
Ghana has donated 100,000 units of election thumbprint pads to the Niger Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI) towards the conduct of the second round of presidential election in that country.
The 2020 presidential election petition continues today, with three main items on the bill — an application for stay of proceedings, a review application and the closing submissions of lawyers for the parties.