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Criticism against Free SHS was unfair – Opoku-Agyeman

Former Education minister Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyeman has said the initial criticisms against the Free SHS policy was unfair. In her view, it was unjustifiable for anyone to have criticized the policy when all the details were not known. The Akufo-Addo government is yet to disclose the source of funding …

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Akufo-Addo leaves for Oppong Weah’s investiture in Liberia

President Akufo-Addo has left Ghana  to attend the inauguration ceremony of the President-Elect of the Republic of Liberia, George Weah, which is scheduled to take place on Monday, 22nd January, 2018, in Monrovia. He is accompanied by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway; the Minister for Finance, Ken …

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Akufo-Addo undermining ‘cash for seat’ committee – Okudzeto

A witness at the ongoing parliamentary committee probing the cash for seat allegation Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has accused President Akufo-Addo of undermining the committee. President Akufo-Addo in his encounter with the media at the Flagstaff House Wednesday described the allegation as flimsy and irresponsible. “In fact, I think that the …

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Akufo-Addo comments devalue cash for seat probe – MFWA

The Media Foundation for West Africa has accused President Akufo-Addo of devaluing the work of the ‘cash for seat’ committee with is attempts to dismiss the issue. In a statement after the president met at journalists at the Flagstaff House, the MFWA said: “The worst moment in the president’s responses …

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New Juaben Chiefs hail Akufo-Addo for fulfilling campaign promises

Chiefs in the newly established New Juaben Municipality in the Eastern Region have commended President Akufo-Addo for his commitment to fulfilling his campaign promises. Addressing the media Sunday at Oyoko,the chiefs made up of Oyokohene – Nana Kodua Kesse II, Okogyeaman Akomah Basapong- Sushenehene ,Nana Dwumo Baabu II- Effiduasehene ,Nana …

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UMaT to be named after UGCC’s Paa Grant

The University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) in Tarkwa is to  be named after a founding father of the United Gold Coast Convention (UGCC) Alfred George Paa Grant, President Akufo-Addo has disclosed. The President made the disclosure during the investiture of former President John Agyekum Kufuor as the first chancellor …

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You’ve been fair and balanced – Akufo-Addo to Flagstaff Hse. Press

President Akufo-Addo has commended the Flagstaff House Press Corps for their level of objectivity and clarity in their reportage of his presidency so far. Addressing the Press Corps at the maiden  interaction between a sitting President and his Press Corps at the seat of government Tuesday, President Akufo-Addo said the …

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 Akufo-Addo in Abuja for  ECOWAS Summit

Picture by Wilberforce Asare President Akufo-Addo has arrived in the Nigerian capital Abuja for the 52nd Ordinary Session of the Authority of heads of State and Government. The President was received at the VIP section of the Nnamdi Azikwie airport by Ghana’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Rashid Bawa and other …

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Akufo-Addo receptive to Superior arguments – Ursula

Communications minister Ursula Owusu-Ekuful says President Akufo-Addo is a liberal-minded leader who has respect for views from his subordinates. According to her, the President encourages his appointees to speak up on issues they feel strongly about. Hitherto winning the 2016 elections, opponents of Mr. Akufo-Addo had painted him in the …

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Remove taxes on Petroleum products – GPRTU – Starr Fm

Commercial drivers are demanding the scrapping of taxes on petroleum products in the 2018 budget statement. The drivers say the high taxes on petroleum products has astronomically increased fuel prices and the cost of providing transportation services in the country. The Secretary of the Ghana Private Roads Transport Union (GPRTU) Issah …

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