Tag Archives: Interior Ministry

September 1 declared as public holiday

Friday, September 1, has been declared a statutory public holiday by the Ministry of the Interior. The holiday is to enable the celebration of the Eid ul-Adha. A statement signed by the sector minister, Ambrose Dery entreated the public to observe the holiday throughout the country. The Eid ul-Adha is an Islamic religious festival to mark the willingness of Ibrahim ...

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Interior ministry denies tapping into phone calls

The Interior Ministry has denied rumours that it now listens in on phone conversations and monitors social media activities of Ghanaians. The Ministry has therefore called on the general public to disregard the news item suggesting it is doing this. Rumours were rife on social media over the weekend that the Ministry has enforced a new Communications Regulation that entails surveillance ...

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#GhBudget: Interior, Defence ministries got GHs2.1bn in 2016 [Infographic]

A total of GHs2.1  billion was allocated to the Ministries of Interior, Defence and Justice in the 2016 budget. Of the three, the Interior Ministry alone received the highest of GHs1.3 billion, followed by the Ministry of Defence, which received GHs760 million. More on the 2016 budgetary allocation for these sectors are captured in the infographic below. – By: Jonas ...

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December 7 not holiday – Interior Ministry

Mr Prosper Bani, the Minister for The Interior, has said December 7, the day set for Ghana’s General Election is not a holiday. He said except for security personnel who would be given time for their assignments on the day, especially those travelling, the Election Day would remain a working day for public servants. Mr Bani said this when he ...

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Friday, Nov. 4 not a holiday – Interior Ministry clarifies

Tomorrow [Friday], November 4, is not a Public Holiday, the Ministry of the Interior has clarified after conflicting reports emerged on Thursday. The Interior Ministry had announced in a statement that, Friday, November 4, would be National Farmers Day, but will not be observed as a Public Holiday, noting that, December 2, will remain the Public Holiday, despite the Farmers ...

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