Parliament approves Ken Ofori-Atta without expected controversy

Parliament on Monday 29 March 2021 unanimously approved Ken Ofori-Atta as Finance Minister without any controversy. The House approved him after a voice vote based on a report submitted to it by the appointments committee asking for his approval by consensus. Ofori-Atta becomes the first minister-nominee under Akufo-Addo’s second-term administration to have been vetted over a two-day period spanning […]

2021 census slated for June 27

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has scheduled the 2021 Population and Housing Census for Sunday, June 27, 2021. The census was expected to take place in 2020 but had to be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ahead of the exercise, the Vice-President, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, will today launch the countdown, dubbed “100 days to […]

Dr. Ali-Gabass, two other inmates engaged by UCC as facilitators in prisons

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has engaged three inmates of the Nsawam Medium Security Prison as facilitators for the university’s Distance Learning Programme at the prison. The inmates include Dr Sulley Ali-Gabass, a medical doctor. As facilitators, Dr Ali-Gabass, who, before his sentence, was a medical practitioner at the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital in […]

Tax on sports betting: Razak Kojo Opoku tackles Cassiel Ato Forson

God created everything that exists through WORDS and NUMBERS. Every knowledge acquired is through WORDS and NUMBERS. Our everyday transactions, trading and communications are based on WORDS and NUMBERS. Lotteries and sports betting deal with NUMBERS aspect of creation aimed at generating revenue for national development, and for human empowerment financially. There is absolutely nothing […]