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June 25, 2024

Ghana has reached an agreement with Eurobond holders to restructure commercial debts of $13.1 billion.The agreement, which will see Eurobond holders take a haircut of 37 per cent or $4.7 billion in addition to delayed repayments, represents the third and final step in the country’s external debt restructuring negotiations. The Committee of Holders of Ghana’s […]

June 25, 2024

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday granted letters of credence to nine new envoys, urging them to actively promote Ghana’s image and interests abroad.    The envoys included three High Commissioners, five Ambassadors, and an Ambassador-at-Large.   They are, Vice Admiral Seth Amoama, High Commissioner to Nigeria; Mrs. Francisca Ashietey-Oduntun, High Commissioner to South Africa; Mr. […]

May 22, 2024

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on key players in the public sector to devise strategies aimed at enhancing productivity within public service organisations. He emphasised that this is crucial for ensuring that productivity-based payments become a standard principle for effective salary administration. While addressing the 11th Annual Conference of Chairpersons of Governing Boards, […]

April 8, 2024

The Public Services Commission (PSC) has congratulated Hon. Henry Quartey on his new appointment as the Minister for the Interior and commended him for his good works and exemplary leadership. The Members of the Commission, led by the Chairman, Dr Victor Kwame Agyeman made these remarks during a courtesy call on the Minister at the […]

March 20, 2024

Participants in a stakeholders conference on the Emoluments and Privileges of Article 71 Office Holders have called for an end to the “class system” that the concept has created in the country. The proponents, drawn from state and non-state institutions and groups such as the Trades Union Congress (TUC), Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), […]

March 2, 2024

The Ministry of the Interior has officially announced that Wednesday, March 6th, 2024, will be observed as a statutory public holiday nationwide in commemoration of Independence Day. In a statement released on March 1, 2023, the Minister for the Interior, Henry Quartey, stressed the significance of this day in Ghana’s history and called upon all […]

February 2, 2024

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on fellow Heads of State and the global business community to focus on unleashing the $450 billion AfCFTA-driven potential income that stands to be accrued from continental trade by 2035. President Akufo-Addo added that a one per cent increase in Africa’s share of global trade from two per […]

January 19, 2024

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called on the global investor community to recognise that Africa is now the new frontier for manufacturing, technology and food production. According to him, the savage lessons of these past few years, “where the financial markets have been set up to operate on rules designed for the benefit of […]

January 18, 2024

The Controller and Accountant General has directed that, the salaries of employees, who are yet to acquire and have the details of their Ghana Card captured on its system, will be suspended with effect from March, 2024. This measure according to the Controller and Accountant General is to help eliminate ‘ghost names’ from the government […]

January 17, 2024

There is a mixed reaction by some pensioners in Tema to the news of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) 15 per cent monthly pension increment. While some described it as a drop in the ocean, others said it was better than nothing. SSNIT has increased monthly pensions by 15 per cent for […]