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August 28, 2017 1:34 AM Further engagements on Free SHS policy needed

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has called on the Government to, as a matter of urgency, engage stakeholders on their roles in the implementation of the Free Senior High School (SHS) Policy to ensure its success. The Council said the implementation of the SHS Policy must be a collective responsibility of all key stakeholders instead of leaving it on the shoulders 57

July 31, 2017 3:35 PM Former COCOBOD Union Chair dead

The immediate past chairman of the Supreme Consultative Council of cocoa workers union, Alhaji Idris Hassan, is dead. He died last Monday at the Tema Port Clinic, The Herald is informed. Alhaji, who was 62, has since been buried at Tema, last Tuesday according to Islamic beliefs. According to his son, Dauda, his dad complained of not feeling well and was rushed 20


Following the accusations leveled at the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Charlotte Osei, and her subsequent response, which have opened a can of worms, sections of the Ghanaian public have called for a complete overhaul at the commission. Mrs Osei, in response to the petition by a group calling itself concerned workers of the EC, alleged that the Deputy 51

July 12, 2017 6:03 AM Prison Service to recruit 1,000 officers to enhance reformation

Government has given approval to the Ghana Prison Service to recruit 1,000 officers to enhance its performance so as to meet the international best practices in prison administration. Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia made the disclosure in Accra on Tuesday at the inauguration of a 13-member Governing Council of the Ghana Prisons Council. He urged the Council 46

June 9, 2017 12:48 PM Ghana Cocoa Board Debt Reaches $2.2 Billion as Prices Slump

Ghana’s cocoa regulator said it is 10 billion cedis ($2.2 billion) in debt after the nation missed its production target in the previous season and as a slump in prices is weighing on revenues from the current crop. Ghana Cocoa Board didn’t meet revenue targets for the 2015-16 season as the total output of 778,000 metric tons of beans fell short of an earmarked 55

June 7, 2017 6:40 AM World Bank Report Cites Corruption For Low Cocoa Production In Ghana

The absence of transparency in fertilizer distribution and low farm gate prices hampered the effort of cocoa farmers in Ghana to plant more, a World Bank report has revealed. According to the report which is yet-to-be made public, the prices paid farmers for their produce rob them of a good return on their land, labour and capital. It also revealed COCOBOD 86

June 5, 2017 4:55 PM Do not spiritualize Capt. Mahama's death- Christian Council sternly warns pastors

Rev. Dr. Kwabena Opuni-Frimpong, the general secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana has cautioned colleague pastors to desist from offering spiritual explanations to the the death of Captain Maxwell Mahama. According to him, the family of the soldier were going through a difficult period, as such pastors should take care before making the such insinuations 17

May 31, 2017 9:05 AM Two jailed 7 years for impersonating COCOBOD CEO

The two men who impersonated former Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Dr Stephen K. Opuni have been handed a total of seven years imprisonment. The convicts, Christian Obeng, a businessman, and Latif Apulala, a driver, were said to have created a fake Facebook account in the name of the former COCOBOD boss and used it to dupe people 30

May 16, 2017 2:19 PM Christian Council wants Akufo-Addo's intervention in distressing NHIS

The General Secretary of the Christian Council of Ghana has called on President Akufo-Addo to intervene in the distress borne by service providers of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Rev. Dr. Opuni Frimpong says the government must roll out a plan to clear the debt owed to enable them to run the hospitals properly. "At the moment, we are literally 78

May 15, 2017 5:27 AM Christian Council and Catholic Bishops commend government for fighting galamsey

The Christian Council of Ghana and the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Conference have commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo and his government for the efforts to stop illegal mining, popularly known as galamsey. “We have observed with satisfaction the efforts of His Excellency the President of the Republic and his government to protect our water bodies 34