Gov’t spends GH¢20.14 billion in executing key campaign promises

The Akufo-Addo-led government has spent GH¢20.14 billion in implementing the Free SHS, banking sector clean-up, recruitment of 100,000 NaBCo beneficiaries and restoring teacher/nursing trainee allowances, as at the end of 2019. Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia, who announced this on Saturday, during his acceptance address as President Akufo-Addo’s running mate for this year’s election, said government […]

We’re making heavy investments in educational infrastructure-President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says his government is investing heavily in the provision of educational infrastructure in senior high schools across the country, particularly in those running the double track system. According to President Akufo-Addo, the implementation of the Free Senior High School policy “has meant an increase in the […]

‘’Free SHS alone has broken Nkrumah’s record’’-Appeals Court and Chief of Nyagbo eulogises Akufo-Addo

The Paramount Chief of the Nyagbo Traditional Area, Torgbui Ashui Nyagasi V (known in judicial circles as Justice Clemence Honyenuga), the judge sitting on the case between the state, on the one hand; and the former CEO of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Dr Stephen Opuni and businessman Seidu Agongo, has told President Nana Akufo-Addo […]

I have no regrets using oil money to fund Free SHS-President Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the educational investment being made in Ghana’s children is vital for the future of the country. According to President Akufo-Addo, the development of the country’s human capital is what will enable Ghana transition from her current state into one of progress and prosperity, and thereby […]

“Posterity will applaud you for free SHS, 1D1F” – Omanhene of Kumawu to President Akufo-Addo

The Paramount Chief of the Kumawu Traditional Area, Barima Sarfo Tweneboah Koduah, says posterity will applaud the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the introduction of the Free Senior High School Programme, the 1-District-1-Factory initiative, and other policies being implemented by Government. Describing the Free SHS policy as “the greatest intervention to […]

Free SHS placement frustrations: Disgruntled parents, students besiege secretariat

Some disgruntled parents, guardians and students yesterday besieged the Free Senior High School (SHS) Secretariat Black Star Square in Accra to express their frustrations. While some were there over the non-placement of their wards in their preferred schools, others placed in day schools far away are requesting for changes. Some parents, guardians and students expressed […]