Effective regulation needed for private security operations – Francis Poku

A former National Security Minister, Francis Poku, has called on the government to provide effective regulatory measures to guide the operations of private security firms in the country. He said despite the critical role of private security operations in safeguarding the security of the state, their activities could produce miscreants who would impede the fight […]

Veep inaugurates rehabilitated Kumasi inner city roads

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Monday inaugurated the first phase of 100-kilometres of rehabilitated Kumasi inner city roads. Dubbed, “Rehabilitation and Auxiliary Infrastructure of Kumasi Inner Ring and Adjacent Streets Project,” it is a turnkey project, in line with the vision of the Akufo-Addo led government to provide an integrated urban transport system responsive to the […]

Govt releases GH¢50m to WAEC for WASSCE

The government has made a part payment of GH¢50 million to the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) for the money it owes the council for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for school candidates. With the payment, it is now left with about GH¢46.7 million, which is the outstanding arrears to be cleared […]

Govt has not reinstated toll collection across the country – Roads Ministry

The Ministry of Roads and Highways has clarified that the government has not reinstated toll collection across the country. In a press statement issued Tuesday (July 26, 2022) evening to clarify the Finance Minister’s Statement on the Collection of Road Tolls in the 2022 Mid-Year Budget  Review, the ministry stated: “the government has not reinstated toll collection across the country.” […]

Road toll cancellation policy has not changed – Deputy Roads Minister

Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways, Stephen Jalula has explained that the government’s policy to cancel collection of road toll remains in force. His explanation comes on the back of the Finance Minister’s announcement that the Accra-Tema Motorway will be tolled after the rehabilitation and extension project is completed. “The Government of Ghana shall provide […]