At Cabinet retreat: Govt will spend within means next year – Oppong Nkrumah

The government has resolved to spend within its means next year despite the 2024 elections to maintain the momentum in economic recovery, the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has announced. Briefing journalists on Sunday [Oct 22] on last weekend’s Cabinet retreat, Mr Oppong Nkrumah said the government was pleased with the steady progress of […]

Information Ministry urges investigation and prosecution of attackers of Dagbon FM journalist

The Ministry of Information has issued a statement regarding an alleged assault on a radio presenter from Tamale-based Dagbon FM, Abubakari Sadiq Gariba. The Ministry has called upon the Ghana Police Service and other pertinent agencies to investigate and prosecute the two individuals responsible for the attack. The Ministry emphasized the importance of swift and […]

Stabilising the cedi; BoG to hold series of discussions with banks, forex associations this week

In an effort to halt speculation and stabilitise the foreign exchange market in the country, the Bank of Ghana will hold (Tuesday October 25, 2022) hold series of discussions with the leadership of universal banks and Forex Bureau Associations, starting Tuesday. The Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, who made this known at a press […]

Why Ghana’s ranking in press freedom has dropped and how gov’t intends to help reverse it

The government has welcomed the 2022 Press Freedom Index published by Reporters Without Borders in which Ghana has significantly dropped from 30 to 60 in the global ranking and stated that the report will serve as a baseline for which the government will work in collaboration with the National Media Commission (NMC) to help deepen the execution of a […]

GJA Press Centre to be redeveloped – MoU signed

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), the National Media Commission (NMC) and the Right to Information Commission (RITC) have committed to redevelop the International Press Centre into an ultra-modern edifice to accommodate all media-related entities and umbrella bodies in the country. The commitment was made during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the […]