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Corruption Demonstration

RTI to curtail corruption and nepotism in public sector – PPP

The Progressive People’s Party(PPP) has applauded the Parliament of Ghana for passing the Right to information Bill into Law albeit with few lacunas. According to...
Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA)

GTA Take Stakeholders Through Draft Tourism L.I

Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has held a stakeholders’ consultative engagement to sensitize tourism site operators on the Draft Legislative Instrument (L.I) on Tourism (Tourism...
GESAB Awards

Ghana Government is Committed to Local Content Promotion

Mr Joseph Cudjoe, a Deputy Minister for Energy, has reiterated government’s commitment to the promotion of local content and participation in the petroleum industry....
Mental Health

Ghana mental health care delivery risks collapse for lack of funds

Health authorities in Ghana could be compelled to shut down the country's mental health facilities due to lack of funds to run them, Chief...
stakeholders’ meeting

Government Charged To Implement Legislative Instrument To Address Inequality In Ghana – SEND-Ghana

The Senior Programmes Officer of SEND Ghana, Harriet Nuamah Agyemang, has charged government to put in place proper legislative instrument that would help address...
Court

General Legal Council propose new admission regulations

Parliament has been petitioned over the new Legislative Instrument (LI) by the General Legal Council (GLC), which is proposing new regulations for admissions and...

Gov’t of Ghana urged to reconstitute Domestic Violence Board

Madam Afua Addotey, the Board Chairperson, Women in Law and Development Africa (WiLDAF-Ghana), has called on government to reconstitute the Domestic Violence Management Board...
Mental Health

Public Sector Workers Prone To Mental Health Issues

Dr Akwasi Osei, Chief Executive of the Ghana Mental Health Authority (GMHA), has called for the government to do more to address the myriad...
Nya

Stakeholders Want NYA Board Inaugurated

The Coalition of Civil Society Organizations in Youth Development in the Northern Region has appealed to the government to take immediate steps to inaugurate...
ghana immigration service

Issuance Of Emergency Entry Visas Not Suspended – GIS

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has said it has not suspended the issuance of emergency entry visa to any category of person. A statement signed...
Cedis

Shama District Assembly Channels Resources To Health Care

The Shama District Assembly has budgeted aboutGHC 86 million cedis for various development interventions under its 2018 to 2021 medium term development plan. The District...
Ghana Parliament-

Parliament Charged to Fast Track Mental Health Bill Passage

The Mental Health Leadership and Advocacy Programme (mhLAP) and the Mental Health Society of Ghana (MEHSOG) have urged Parliament to quickly pass the Legislative...
alcohol

VALD Ask Gov’t To Regulate Alcohol Use In Ghana

Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), in partnership with IOGT International, has held a day’s civil society workshop in Accra on Alcohol Prevention and Control...

Gov’t Committed To Protecting Persons With Disabilities

Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, has stated that government is committed to removing the legal barriers to protect...
tobacco

Ghana: Legislative Instrument on Tobacco Control laid in Parliament

The draft LI has been with the Ministry of Health since July 2015, however, several attempts in the past by stakeholders to urge action...
Mental Health

Statutory Instrument on Mental Health is Appropriate – Dr Osei

Speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on the sidelines of the half-year review conference of the Ankaful Psychiatric Hospital on Tuesday, he said...

Karni community cries out to the Ministry of Local Government

They want the district to be named Lambussie-Karni for peace to prevail. The people said some individuals with the intention of sowing seed of discord...

Ghanaian policy think tank advocates legislation to manage biomedical waste

This, it said, would give legal backing to existing policies to help minimize the dangers medical waste posed to human lives and the environment. Ghana...

Poultry Farmers Demand Enactment Of Policy To Regulate Sector

Mr Oduro said the country had pieces of consultative documents without a clear-cut policy for the industry, and called for a legislative instrument to...
Cement

Ministry recommends legislative instrument on cement importation

The Ministry in a statement signed by sector Minister Ekwow Spio-Gabrah stated that companies that wish to import bagged cement shall be issued a...
President Mahama delivering State of the Nation address

Enact LI To Spell Out Directions For SONAs – Parliament Told

Dr Eric Oduro Osae, the proponent, was commenting on President John Mahama's State of the Nation Address on Uniiq FM Current Affair's programme, 'Behind...

Thousands of Ghanaians get stranded as transport unions launch nationwide strike

Thousands of Ghanaians got stranded at lorry parks early Monday morning throughout the country following a strike action by transport unions over grievance. The...
oil and gas industry

Government has failed to build local capacity in oil industry ? PIAC

By Francis Tandoh The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has expressed worry over the Ghana government?s seemingly failure to develop the capacity of indigenes...

Stakeholders in the road sector find ways to curb carnage in the E/R

The Eastern Regional branch of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD), has held a sensitization meeting with all drivers in the various institutions...

Firecrackers on display In Ghana despite its ban

Some residents of Tema ushered in the year 2015 with fire crackers despite the ban on its importation and use in the country. The thundering...

Don’t Undermine Our Local Content LI-CSPOG

Civil Society Platform On Oil and Gas (CSPOG), a coalition of civil society platform organisations, cautioned against oil companies to desist from their subtle...