Pay service providers now to avoid collapse of NHIS

The Minority in Parliament is warning of the imminent collapse of the National Health Insurance Scheme. According to them, the impact of the law that caps funds that flow into the National Health Insurance Fund and the non-settlement of claims…

Foundation to equip 20,000 youth with employable skills

By Isaac Arkoh, GNA Cape Coast, Feb. 28, GNA – Obokese Foundation, a non – governmental organisation (NGO) committed to humanitarian activities and youth empowerment, has commenced a project to empower the less privileged with vocational and technical skills. The…

Release funds to save NHIS from collapse – NDC MPs to Gov’t

General News of Friday, 28 February 2020 Source: kasapafmonline.com 2020-02-28 Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, ranking member of the select committee on health The Minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) Members of Parliament (MPs) are demanding for the immediate release funds to the…

Tullow Oil, Kosmos Energy Workers Want Gov’t Protection Against Lay Offs

The General Transport, Petroleum and Chemical Workers’ Union of TUC (Ghana) has called on government to protect the oil and gas workers against threats of downsizing by Tullow Oil and Komos Energy. In a statement it issued, it said: “We…

Listed Beneficiary Demands Answers For Inclusion In Report

A beneficiary of the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) scholarship as named in the Auditor-General’s performance audit report, Ramana Shareef, is demanding answers from the GETFund as to her inclusion in the list of beneficiaries. In a letter written by…

Delays in completion of two road projects cost state GH₵168.5m

Variations due to delays in completion dates and claims have led to cost overruns of the cedi component of two road projects, costing the government GH₵168.5 million (GH₵168,594,709.7‬) extra money. The cedi component of the contract sum for the two…

Parliament’s Edu Committee To Push For Amendment Of GETFund Act

The Ranking Member on the Education Committee of Parliament, Peter Nortsu Kortoe, has hinted of plans by the committee to push for the amendment of the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) Act. This follows the Auditor-General’s report citing the GETFund…

Confusion hit GFA over the appointment of technical director

Sports News of Friday, 28 February 2020 Source: footballghana.com 2020-02-28 Oti Akenteng Confusion has rocked the Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association [GFA] over the appointment of a new technical director. Oti Akenteng, who has served as the technical…

Sunyani Traditional Council unhappy with assaults on residents – Chief Warrior

By Dennis Peprah/Christopher Tetteh, GNA Sunyani, Feb. 28, GNA – Nana Safoadu Amankwa Apraku, the Tuntumhene (Chief of the traditional warriors), Sunyani Traditional Area, has expressed worry about assaults and lawlessness that have characterised the on-going pre-burial funeral of the…

Africa Education Watch Presents Position Paper On New Draft Junior High School & BS 10 Curriculum

Africa Education Watch (EduWatch), an Education Policy Think Tank, works with governments, private sector and civil society to achieve an equitable and accountable education system that assures quality and equal opportunities for all. Ahead of the National Stakeholder Forum on…