Razak El-Alawa laid to rest

The remains of veteran journalist Alhaji Razak El-Alawa were buried in Kumasi yesterday in line with Muslim funeral traditions. A quintessential journalist, who was a columnist of the Daily Graphic, he died in Accra last Monday, aged 76. He was a record three-time winner of the Ghana Journalists Association’s (GJA) Journalist Of the Year, having […]

GES adjusts 2021 academic calendar

The management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has adjusted the academic calendar and dates for senior high schools (SHSs) for the 2021 academic year. It, therefore, asked all heads of schools to take note of the adjusted calendar and dates and communicate same to staff, students and parents. This was contained in a letter […]

President Akufo-Addo set to name Kissi Agyebeng as Special Prosecutor

A legal practitioner, and Chairman of the Electronic Communications Tribunal, Mr Kissi Agyebeng is expected to be nominated as the next Special Prosecutor (SP). Sources have told the Daily Graphic that barring any unforeseen circumstances, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will soon announce the nomination of Mr Agyebeng as the anti-corruption czar. When approved by […]

Illegal mining: Govt bans prospecting activities in forest reserves

Following the recent National Consultative Dialogue on Small Scale Mining, the Minister of Lands and Natural Resources has directed all persons and companies engaged in reconnaissance and/or prospecting in Forest Reserves, with or without legal authorization, to suspend such activities until further notice. In addition to that the Minerals Commission, with immediate effect, is not […]

Internal auditors recover GH¢522.9m in 2020

The work of internal auditors in public institutions across Ghana has saved GH¢522.9 million of public funds, the Director-General of the Internal Audit Agency (IAA), Dr Eric Oduro Osae, has stated. He said the amount was realised from audit observation infractions in 9,068 audit reports, out of which 6,699 recommendations, with a monetary value of […]

Preparations rife for migration onto Digital Terrestrial Television

Preparations are rife for migration from Analogue Terrestrial Television (ATT) transmission in the country onto a Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) system. According to the Minister of Communications and Digitisation, Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the government was in the process of identifying people to manage the platform, adding that the migration “will be done soon”. “The only […]