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Don’t charge unapproved fees – Nana Addo warns SHS heads

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has warned Senior High School (SHS) headteachers in the country against charging any unapproved or illegal fees. The President Aldo stated that any headteacher found charging fees already exempted under the Free SHS policy would be dealt with. According to President Akufo-Addo, there are a handful of reactionary elements in the country determined to undermine ...

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Akufo-Addo congratulates SA’s new President Cyril Ramaphosa

President Akufo-Addo has congratulated South Africa’s new President, Cyril Ramaphosa. He said Ramaphosa’s election is “well-deserved” and “a vindication of the trust and confidence reposed in you by the Members of the Parliament of South Africa, and by your great party, the African National Congress (ANC).” Akufo-Addo said he was hopeful of a close working relationship with Cyril Ramaphosa to “improve the ...

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Akufo-Addo to grill his ministers today

President Akufo Addo will today [Monday] assess the performance of his Ministers of State for the one year they have been in office. The President is expected to have face-to-face conversations with each of his appointees in an appraisal. The evaluation sessions will have the Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, and the Chief of Staff Akosua Frema Opare also in ...

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Nana Addo’s 2018 State Of The Nation Address in pictures

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Thursday delivered his second State of the Nation Address in Parliament. Akufo-Addo used the opportunity to account for his stewardship since he took over the administration of the country on January 7, 2017. He touched on every facet of the economy explaining how his administration has fared so far. On sanitation, the president said, ...

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Traffic jams, overcrowding making Accra unattractive – Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo has bemoaned the incidence of recurrent traffic jams and overcrowding in various parts of the capital. According to him, the situation is making Accra unattractive. In his 2018 State of the Nation Address delivered on the floor of parliament today [Thursday], Nana Akufo-Addo said the government is finding ways to improve upon the country’s transport system to address ...

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Ghc800m for police; helicopters, drones in the offing- Nana Addo

President Akufo-Addo has indicated that, the government is allocating some GH¢ 800million to the Ghana Police Service to ensure improvement in its operations. He said the amount will be used for the procurement of modern policing equipment and gadgets including helicopters and drones to enhance the capacity of the service in dealing with crime in the country. In his 2018 ...

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‘Workaholic’ Bawumia only sleeps 4 hours – Mustapha Hamid

The Minister of Information, Mustapha Hamid, has disclosed that Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia gets only three to four hours of sleep a day, and spends the rest of the time working for the people of Ghana. Speaking to Citi News on Thursday at the Kotoka International Airport on the sidelines of Bawumia’s return to Ghana after being on a medical ...

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Nana Addo leaves Ghana for educational conference in Senegal

The President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has left Ghana for Senegal to attend a global education conference. His attendance is upon the invitation of that country’s president, Macky Sall, and French President, Emmanuel Macron. A statement issued by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin, said the President, who left Accra on Friday, February 2, 2018, will return later in ...

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Kofi Bentil kicks against proposed LI for law school admissions

Vice President of policy think tank, IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil, has said that if the controversial Legal Profession Regulations 2017 currently before Parliament is passed, it will place a restriction on legal education in the country. The LI, which is expected to be approved in February 2018 to regulate admissions into the Ghana School of Law as well as call to ...

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Champion women and children’s right – Nana to African leaders

President Akufo Addo has urged African leaders to advocate for the rights of women, children and the vulnerable in their respective countries. He said ensuring the protection of women and children’s right was key to meeting the deadline for the achievement of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speaking at an AU forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Monday, the President, ...

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