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Ghana will hold WAEC accountable over exams leakage – Ablakwa

The government has indicated it will hold the West African Examination Council (WAEC) for any form of exam malpractices in this year’s Basic Education Certification Examination (BECE). Deputy Education Minister, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa said though the government respects the assurances given by WAEC to ensure the 2016 BECE is devoid of leakage, it will not hesitate to hold the examination body accountable in the event it happens

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I didn’t fight Rawlings over Akosua Puni – Owuraku Amofa

A former Deputy Communication Minister under the erstwhile Jerry John Rawlings government, Emmanuel Owuraku Amofa has dismissed rumours that he fell out with the then president over a woman. Mr. Amofah, a founder of the defunct EGLE Party, formed an alliance with former President Rawlings’ NDC to win the 1992 elections. He was appointed a Deputy Communications and Tourism minister ...

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Utility Tariffs: We’re in ‘serious distress’ and dying … – Baako cries

Kweku Baako has called on the government and the major players in energy sector to devise better methods to address the headache of electricity bills on Ghanaians. He blamed the government, the Public Utility Regulatory Commission and the Electricity Company of Ghana for the energy hardships confronting electricity consumers. The Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) has recently picked a bone ...

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Nana Addo needs spiritual help – Prophet Kobi

Electoral victory would elude the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the third time in a row if the party does not take steps to seek spiritual intervention for its presidential candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo, says highly respected seer and Christian leader, Prophet Emmanuel Badu Kobi of the Glorious Wave Ministry. “If Nana wants to win the election, he knows what to ...

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Solution to ECG problem: Gov’t must pay debt, replace managers – NPP MP

Member of Parliament for Ablekuma North Constituency on the ticket of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Hon. Justice Joe Appiah has joined the crusade against the privatisation of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). The Public Utility Workers Union (PUWU) and the Public Services Workers Union (PSWU) have called on Government to halt the privatisation of Electricity Company of ...

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Public holidays impeding productivity – Ace Ankomah

A legal Practitioner, Mr Ace Ankomah, has called for a drastic reduction in the number of public holidays in the country, explaining that the current system where almost every landmark day is observed as a public holiday was disingenuous to national development. Given that productivity is virtually grounded on every public holiday, Mr Ankomah said the more public holidays the ...

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Committee confirms errors in ECG billing software

. The committee, headed by the Executive Secretary of the Energy Commission, Michael Opam, is convinced that the increasing reports of overbilling were caused by a dysfunction in the ECG’s billing software. The committee was set up following numerous complaints made by power consumers. The Deputy Power Minister, John Jinapor, who made the remarks in an interview with Citi News, ...

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