Ghana cedi to be stable in 2021.

Courage Kingsley Martey, Senior Economic Analyst with Databank, has said with courage that, the Ghana cedi will be stable in the rest of 2021.He made this statement at the Pension Strategy Conference organized by AXIS pensions, Mr. Martey noted that his projections about the cedi are based on measures implemented so far by the Bank of Ghana. ”First of all, it is based on the performance we saw last year and typically this financial asset turn to move along with the sentiment of the market. Given the performance that we…

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There will be no double track for SHS1 students, – GES.

The Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Prof Kwasi Amankwah said that, there will be nothing like double track system in this academic year in the various senior High Schools starting with the SHS 1 students as implemented the previous years as part of the government’s initiative. “This year, we don’t intend to do double-track for the first years. The double-track came in because of the subscription of some schools that people wanted to go into and we felt that we should give them the opportunity to go there,” he…

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Expansion of the Council of State.

His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo -Addo has hinted on the expansion of the newly appointed council of state in his speech during the inauguration ceremony. President Akufo-Addo has hinted at an amendment to the Constitution that will allow the President to appoint 17 people to the Council of State instead of the current 11 required. “In order to maintain the new regional government structure and equilibrium of the council as originally provided by the authors of the constitution, I expect you to be proactive partners in our common efforts to…

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Legislature, Judiciary, Health workers, to receive covid 19 vaccine – Kojo Oppong

Information Minister designate, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has in a press release  revealed the category of people to receive the first batch of the covid 19 vaccine as 600,000 doses of the vaccines arrives at the kotoka international Airport today. The statement indicates that, the first segment of the population who will be vaccinated are “health workers, adults 60 years and over, people with underlying health conditions, frontline executive, legislature, judiciary and their related staff, frontline security personnel, some religious leaders, essential workers, and teachers in Greater Accra Metro including Awutu Senya…

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I Will not ligalise Okada – Transport minister designate.

Transport minister designate, Kwaku Ofori Asiamah has said in the ministerial vetting that, it will be very difficult for him to legalise okada.“We will not be able to legalise okada today because the numbers are not pointing in the direction that we should. Also, considering the fact that enforcement is a problem in this country. Based on the current information on the grounds, it will be difficult for me to spearhead the legalisation of okada in my second term.” However, the 2020 presidential candidate for the National Democratic Congress made…

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Accra to become the cleanest city in Africa -Abena Dapaah

Honorable mrs. Cecilia Abena Dapaah, Sanitation and Water Resource Minister-designate  has said in the ongoing ministerial vetting that, Ghana is on course to become the cleanest city in Africa. According to Abena Dapaah, government has put several measures in place to achieve its aim as promised. ”Accra is on course to become the cleanest city that the President gave in absolute terms. I think we are on course, looking at what we started doing and what I continued from my colleague,” she said during her vetting today. She further suggested…

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We are not against the covid-19 vaccine – Church of Pentecost

The church of Pentecost in a statement singed by Chairman Eric Nyamekye has explained that, The Church of Pentecost has declared support for the administration of approved vaccines in the fight against COVID-19 and has told its ministers not to use their platforms to promote myths, controversies and falsehoods about the vaccines. ”It is obvious the conspiracy theories cannot be substantiated and are not sustainable,” the church said in a statement. “Ministers, officers and members of the Church are therefore discouraged from using the platforms of the Church to fuel…

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Ghana to receive covid 19 vaccine by close week -Dr.Amponsa-Achiano.

The Programme Manager of the Expanded Programme on Immunization of the Ghana Health Service, Dr. Kwame Amponsa-Achiano has said that, Ghana will be taking stock of the COVID-19 vaccines by the close of this week. However, the government has made an earlier assurances that the vaccines will arrive on Monday, February 22, 2021, hence, the arrival of the vaccines has delayed due to documentation and various requests by different countries. he added. Dr Amponsah then added that, the vaccine is expected from COVAX facility. ”We have indications that by close…

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Election petition; We Know What We Are Doing- Sammy Gyamfi.

Lawyer Sammy Gyamfi, member of the legal team for John Dramani Mahama in the 2020 election petition has urged all National Democratic Congress (NDC) supporters and members not to give up even though the supreme court has dismissed several applications filed and presented by the petitioner. “Those who are crestfallen, those who are discouraged and sometimes call us, worried and disturbed saying ‘Why don’t you withdraw this matter?’, ‘You shouldn’t even go to court’. “We want to tell them we understand and appreciate your frustrations. We understand and appreciate that…

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Reject unfit ministerial appointees – Kofi Bentil

Mr. Kofi Bentil senior Vice President of IMANI Africa, has said that, the Appointment committee should reject unfit ministerial appointees who woefully fail to impress the Ghanaian public. “I have a hope that some of the nominees who do not show they are fit for the job will be rejected by the panel members because that is their job. “It has happened before in our history,” he stated. Mr. Bentil said the Appointments Committee is mandated by law to reject nominees whose submissions fail to indicate well-thought plans to assist…

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