Sammi Awuku to reposition NLA as a strategic development partner as he thanks Prez Akufo-Addo

The newly appointed Director-General of the National Lottery Authority (NLA), Mr.  Sammi Awuku has given the strongest indication yet, of his commitment and resolve to turnaround the fortunes of the Authority. According to the out-going National Organiser of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), working together with the Board, Management and staff of the Authority, […]

Chinese captains abusing Ghanaians on fishing vessels – EJF’s report

A new report by a UK-based environment and fisheries resources management non-governmental organisation (NGO), Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF), suggests that Ghanaian crew members on board fishing vessels on the country’s waters often experience frequent physical abuse from Chinese captains and officers who man such vessels. The report, titled: “Fear, Hunger and Violence” takes a detailed […]

Dr. Bawumia calls for greater unity and cooperation between Muslims and Christians

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has called for the strengthening of unity and promotion of cooperation between Muslims and Christians to ensure a more impactful development in the country for citizens. Speaking at the opening of the first National Muslims Conference in Accra on Friday, July 30, 2021, Dr. Bawumia welcomed the development-based vision […]

Govt considering free tertiary education – President says at Global Education Summit

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the government is considering free education at the tertiary level, following the successful implementation of the free senior high school (SHS) policy. He said the free SHS policy had resulted in some 400,000 more children getting access to SHS education in the country, with the government addressing the […]

YEA congratulates former Board Chairman Sammi Awuku on his appointment as Director-General of the National Lottery Authority

The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) has sent a congratulatory message to its immediate past Board Chairman, Mr. Sammi Awuku on his appointment as the Director-General of the National Lottery Authority (NLA). A statement issued by the Agency read in part that ‘’ Mr. Sammi Awuku selflessly supported the CEO and management in the reformation and […]

President Akufo-Addo commences action on petition to remove Chief Justice

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commenced processes on a petition for the removal of the Chief Justice, Justice Kwasi Anin Yeboah. An anti-corruption civil society organisation, the Alliance for Social Equity and Public Accountability (ASEPA), filed the petition over the Chief Justice’s alleged involvement in a $5 million bribery case. The allegations were made […]

Ghana hosts maiden ECOWAS committee meeting

Ghana will host the maiden delocalised committee meeting of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament in Winneba, Central Region, from July 27 to July 31, 2021. The meeting will bring together 30 Members of Parliament (MPs) from three committees of the ECOWAS Parliament, namely Legal Affairs and Human Rights, Telecommunications and Information […]