In The Spotlight
The Rigworld Training centre was Wednesday officially commissioned at a colourful ceremony Kejebril, near Takoradi in the Western Region.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that access to education is the only way by which the world can foster a sense of cohesion and solidarity amongst displaced persons, especially those of school going age, and help create for them, an enabling environment, which will spur them on to lead more purposeful and dignified lives.
The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has revealed plans by the Akufo-Addo-led NPP government for young entrepreneurs in the country to receive tax holidays in 2018, as part of efforts at encouraging young business owners.
The Speaker of Parliament, Aaron Mike Oquaye, has reiterated the crucial role civil society organizations play in creating awareness of Ghanaians towards the path of good governance in the management of revenue from the exploration of oil and gas.
The Minister of Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has suggested a 13 percent reduction in electricity tariff for residential consumers of electricity.
The first Budget Statement and Economic Policy of the Akufo-Addo-led New Patriotic Party government, christened the Asempa Budget, was mainly focused on achieving macroeconomic stability. This has been largely achieved through a sound and prudent management of the economy by the Economic Management Team, led by Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated that the Tamale Sports Stadium would be renamed the “Alhaji Aliu Mahama Sports Stadium”, in honour of the late Vice President of the Republic, Alhaji Aliu Mahama, and in fulfillment of a campaign pledge made in the run up to the December 2016 elections.
The people of Ada have been celebrating the ‘Asafutufiamia Festival” for the past decades, this year marks the 80th edition of the festival in the various communities.
Cybercrime, popularly known as ‘sakawa’, has become one of the most heard of crimes in the country as a result of the availability of the internet. People hide behind the computer with the aid of internet to commit all sorts of crimes, including identity theft and invasion of privacy, ATM fraud, counterfeiting and forgery.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged newly qualified doctors who are posted to rural communities to undertake their housemanship not to see it as a form of punishment.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo together with eight other African Heads of State, last Wednesday, at the side-lines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, held talks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on US-African relations.
Swearing-In Ceremony of the Members of the Council of State