Governance

214 seized excavators cannot be accounted for by Lands Ministry

Kwaku Asomah Cheremeh, the Minister for Lands and Natural Resources has said that the Ministry has currently 157 seized excavators in its possession. According to him, following a Cabinet decision in March 2020, his Ministry took direct responsibility to streamline and manage small-scale mining activities by taking an inventory of various equipment seized by the

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7,000 “Ghost names” deleted from gov’t payroll

Ghana’s Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD) has deleted 7,000 ‘ghost’ names from the government’s payroll this year 2020. The acting Controller and Accountant General, Mr Kwasi Kwaning-Bosompem, said the names were cleared away after a team of auditors and accountants from the CAGD and the Auditor-General’s Department had toured the country to enumerate workers on

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KMA records GHs 261,262,366.19 revenue from 2016-2020

The total revenue of Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA) from 2016 to July 2020 has been recorded as Two hundred and sixty-one million, two hundred and sixty-two thousand, three hundred and sixty Ghana cedis, Nineteen Ghana Pesewas (GHs 261,262,366.19). In terms of internally generated fund (IGF), an amount of One hundred and Twenthy-Three Million, Six hundred

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KMA: Nhyiaeso sub-metro council and town council members sworn into office

New members constituting the sub-metro council and town councils of Nhyiaeso sub-metro under the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly were officially inaugurated on Monday 14th September 2020. 19 counselors for the sub-metro and a total of 39 members making up the three town councils which are Nhyiaeso, Patasi-Suntreso and Santasi were simultaneously sworn into office by high

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Togbe Afede’s SAS rubbishes Ken Ofori-Atta’s claim but ignores his insult

The SAS Finance Group, of which the Agbogbomefia of the Asogli State, Togbe Afede XIV, is CEO, has denied serving as a transaction advisor for an intended establishment of a national gold royalty company during the Mills-Mahama administration as claimed by the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta. The traditional ruler, once a friend and a business

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Governance

FULL TEXT: Ghana President’s 16th address to the nation on measures against Covid-19

Fellow Ghanaians, good evening. I thank you for welcoming me into your homes for the sixteenth (16th) time, as the fight to defeat COVID-19 continues not only in Ghana, but across the world. Day-in-day-out, countries, including our own, institute measures to try to limit and contain the spread of the virus, and return lives to

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Asokore Mampong Municipality: NCCE inaugurates committee for mechanized borehole project at Asabi

A 9-member committee has formed by officials of the National Commission for Civic Education-Asokore Mampong Municipality to steer the construction of mechanized boreholes in various areas within Asabi community. The Committee was inaugurated abruptly after members were appointed at a Social Auditing engagement event which was held on Sunday within the community. After officials of

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Government launches website to track infrastructural projects

Government of Ghana has launched www.deliverytracker.gov.gh, a website that helps the general public to “interrogate the data” on infrastructural projects undertaken by the Akufo-Addo administration. Vice President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia launched the government website at a sponsored ‘Town Hall Meeting’ at the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences auditorium in Accra on Tuesday, August

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Parliament approves govt’s request to borrow $166,120,000 for armoured vehicles

Parliament of Ghana has approved government’s request to borrow a total of One Hundred and Sixty Six Million One Hundred and Twenty Thousand United States Dollars (USD 166,120,000) to purchase armoured vehicles from Israel for the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF). The armoured vehicles to be supplied under the contract agreements include Ten Units 8×8 Armoured

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KMA: reconstruction of Asafo market 95% completed…Alhaji and Madina Company Ltd speeds up project

The first phase of the reconstruction of Asafo Market by Alhaji and Madina Company Limited is nearing completion, www.leakynews.net has observed. Findings from inquisition conducted by this medium through interactions with Project managers clearly point out that the project has reached a 95% level of completion; product of a speedy job delivery by the construction

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