Ghanaian Chronicle

Teachers abandondon classrooms….but GMA, nurses working

pupils closed from their classroom at the time Chronicle arrived at the premises of Kaneshie JHS. photo by Eric Owiredu

Monitoring done by The Chronicle yesterday revealed that the strike action declared by the public sector workers was largely carried out by teachers, as other workers reported to work. Members of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) and nurses all reported for work. Bolgatanga Meanwhile,William N-lanjerborrJalulah reports from Bolgatanga that the ongoing nationwide strike by members […]

BATTOR LAUNCHES HOGBEZA FESTIVAL

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The chiefs and people of Battor Traditional Area in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region, under the leadership of their paramount chief, Torgbega Patamia Dzekley VII, have held a mini durbar at Adidokpoe, a suburb of Battor, to usher in their annual Hogbe festival. Scheduled to commence from 7th to 23rd December of […]

NPP to hold Crunch Meeting … Over high rejected ballots

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From Edmond Gyebi, Tamale THE REGIONAL Executives of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the three Northern Regions have expressed disgust over the high number of rejected ballots recorded in the area, at the just ended National Delegates Congress of the party. As a result, a crunch meeting between the Northern Regional Executives and […]

WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in Januarytrials in W. Africa in January

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The World Health Organization is pressing the search for an Ebola vaccine and hopes to begin testing two experimental versions as early as January on more than 20,000 front-line health care workers and others in West Africa’s hot zone — a bigger rollout than envisioned just a few months ago. An effective vaccine would not […]

Christian Council, Ahmaddiyya Mission call for fight against corruption

The Christian Council of Ghana and the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Ghana have stressed the need for religious leaders to use their faiths to fight corruption in the country and promote morality among their membership. The two faith-based organizations are also of the belief that, faith has a critical role to play in the fight […]

Mahama optimistic on Ghana’s economic prospects

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From George-Ramsey Benamba, GNA  Correspondent in London President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday expressed optimism that Ghana’s economic transformation would propel it to be an exporter of finished products in the near future. “The transformation is coming in the form of supporting Ghanaian indigenous industries to process raw materials into finished goods for export, to […]

Court rules on Takoradi Port expantion case

The Secondi High Court will on Friday, the 24th of October 2014, give its ruling in the case in which five members of Ghana’s Parliament are praying the court to remove a restriction government has imposed on further expansion of oil and gas facilities at the Takoradi Port. The five are HonKwakuKwarteng (Obuasi West MP), […]

Public sector workers on strike

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By Bernice Bessey Public sector workers in the country have begun a nationwide strike against the government over her refusal to involve them in the second Tier Occupation Pension Scheme. The workers, who come under the umbrella of Forum for Sector Registered Pension Schemes, are Health Service Workers’ Union, Ghana Education Service, the Judicial Service […]

Rot in cross border trade…Hon. Hannah Tetteh’s unfinished business

Chris Lartey (Back from the Sahel) The advancement of technology and state intelligence notwithstanding, cross border trade in unprocessed agro produce today, between Ghana and its francophone partners, is riddled with rot. The controversy essentially stems from the cumulative activities of fringe buyer groups, who are in the tomato and onion trade as informal sector […]

must redeem sinking image – Tsegah

From Richard Owusu-Akyaw, Kumasi THE ACTING Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Mr. Charles Y. Aheto-Tsegah has urged teacher trainees to work towards redeeming the sinking image of the Ghanaian teacher. Mr. Aheto-Tsegah, in an address read on his behalf pointed to teacher absenteeism, lateness, irregularity, apathy and lack of commitment, as some of […]

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