“Political” board appointments hurting SOEs – Institute of Directors boss

 President of the Institute of Directors-Ghana, Frederick Ofosu Darko, has said the situation where boards of state-owned enterprises are replaced en masse once political power changes hands in the country truncates their long-term objectives, and must be checked.His comments follow a ... — Read More

Gov’t urged to involve young people in decision making

Government has been urged to create the necessary opportunities for young people to be effectively involved in the governance and decision making process.At a debate organized by the Young Diplomats of Ghana (YDG), a nonprofit network of young aspiring diplomats and ... — Read More

Prof. Boateng chairs PPA board

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has appointed South Africa-based Ghanaian Professor Douglas Boateng as the independent chairman of the Public Procurement Authority (PPA), which has been lauded by the procurement logistics and supply chain fraternity, industrialists and business executives.  The appointment is an indication of ... — Read More

Surge in diplomacy, action in mediation

The fourth edition of the Istanbul Conference on Mediation will take place on 30 June 2017 with the theme of "Surge in Diplomacy, Action in Mediation." Experts, diplomats, practitioners and scholars from around the world will explore ways and means to ... — Read More

US embassy withdraws private courtesies

Former Presidents and Members of Parliament would have to appear in person to the US consulate before they can access visa to travel to the United States on a private level, US ambassador to Ghana, Robert Jackson has said.According to Mr ... — Read More

Sophia Akuffo’s vetting moved to Friday

The Chief Justice nominee Justice Sophia Akuffo will face the Appointments Committee of Parliament on Friday June 16, 2017, instead of Monday June 19, the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Joe Osei Owusu has said.President Akufo-Addo appointed Justice Akuffo to replace ... — Read More

Naa Torshie appointed DACF administrator

A former Member of Parliament for Tema West constituency Irene Naa Torshie Addo has been nominated as administrator of the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF).The Speaker of Parliament Prof. Mike Oquaye announced her nomination in the House on Tuesday.The lawyer will ... — Read More

Gov’t ‘serious’ about nuclear energy

Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, has said government is serious about adding nuclear energy to the country’s power generation mix to provide reliable power to spur the country’s much sought industrial drive.According to the Minister, since 1992 when the Ghana Atomic Energy ... — Read More

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