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January 20, 2018 1:25 PM Parents accuse Awudome SHS of charging ‘illegal’ fees

Parents of students in Awudome Senior High School [AWUSCO], at Tsito in the Volta Region, are accusing school authorities of charging unapproved fees under the government’s Free Senior High School programme, thereby denying defaulters specific services in the school. Per the implementation of the Free SHS policy, government is to ensure that students

January 9, 2018 3:00 PM GRASAG issues 1-week ultimatum to gov’t over unpaid grants

The Graduate Students Association of Ghana [GRASAG], has given the government and Scholarship Secretariat up to Monday, January 15, 2018, to effect payment for their 2016/2017 bursary and thesis grants. According to the Association, the Secretariat’s attempt to change the mode of payment after application for the grants have been made, will only further 15

December 17, 2017 9:52 AM BoG builds two-storey classroom block for Tamale school

Ghana’s Central Bank has constructed two-storey building for Tamale’s premier public English/Arabic school, Nuri Islam located at Warizyehi in the Tamale Metropolitan Area. The modern edifice has eight classrooms and other ancillary facilities such as a toilet, urinal, a staff common room and an office for the headmistress. Professor Amin Alhassan 29

November 30, 2017 11:02 AM Jobless Allied nurses suspend protest temporarily

The Allied Health Professionals from the College of Health in Kintampo in the Brong Ahafo Region, have called off their picketing at the Ministry of Health. This follows a meeting between them and the Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, after they besieged the ministry for two days over their posting and financial clearance. “As at now, we have suspended 26

November 2, 2017 6:48 AM I Will File For Presidency – Spio-Garbrah

A former Minister for Trade and Industry, Ekwow Spio-Garbrah has disclosed that he will file his nomination to contest for the presidential slot of the opposition National Democratic Congress. Dr. Spio-Grabrah told host of Starr Chat Bola Ray that he has what it takes to win the presidential slot of the NDC ahead of the 2020 general elections. “I’m going 44

November 1, 2017 7:11 PM Ayisi Boateng apologises over divisive comments

Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa George Ayisi Boateng has retracted and rendered an unqualified apology over his divisive comments. In a statement Wednesday, Mr. Boateng said “I have, upon sober reflection, decided to retract the comments I made during my interaction with some Members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti Region over the weekend 13

November 1, 2017 2:11 PM Defend Ghanaians, Act On Diplomat Gaffe

Ghana’s former Ambassador to the United States has criticised President Akufo-Addo for failing to take action against the High Commissioner to South Africa, over the diplomat’s recent comments. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah says the President’s silence over George Ayisi Boateng’s embarrassing remark that New Patriotic Party (NPP) members are his priority when it comes 18

November 1, 2017 6:40 AM Youth Defending Ayisi-Boateng Digging Own Graves

Law Professor, H. Kwasi Prempeh, has said the youth defending the comments by Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa, George Ayisi-Boateng, to the effect that New Patriotic Party (NPP) members are more Ghanaian than others, thus, he would make them his topmost priority before any other Ghanaians, are digging their own graves. Mr Ayisi-Boateng has suffered 20

October 31, 2017 12:41 PM Ayisi-Boateng ‘must jump or be pushed’ over partisan comments – Ablakwa

MP for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, is pushing for Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Mr George Ayisi-Boateng, to be sacked for disclosing he will put the interests of NPP members before any other Ghanaian. Addressing some members of the Tertiary Students’ Confederacy Network (TESCON) at a ceremony to usher in fresh students of Kumasi 13

October 31, 2017 11:55 AM I stand by my words – Ayisi Boateng

Ghana’s High Commissioner to South Africa George Ayisi Boateng has said he is not ready to swallow back his words that he will give priority to New Patriotic Party (NPP) members ahead of other Ghanaians. According to him, the criticisms are unfounded because he has helped members of the other political divide in diverse ways. “I said nothing bad, I stand 14