Following the lawsuit by the two responsive teacher unions who are fast winning teachers trust, that is Innovative Teachers and All Teachers Alliance Ghana (ATAG) against the Ghana Education Service, Ministry of Education and KA Technologies Ghana Limited in the past weeks over numerous controversies surrounding teachers laptops.
The Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has released another press statement to postponed the earlier date announced for their planned meeting Town Hall meeting. In their earlier press statement, which was released on Friday, November 26, 2021, announced that, a meeting (on the 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy), was scheduled on November 30, 2021 at the Great Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University Science and Technology (KNUST), in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region, at 1 pm prompt.
The Ghanaian government was led by the National Liberation Council from 24th February 1966 to 1st October 1969. The group emerged from a CIA-supported coup d'etat which was Ghana's first against the civilian government led by Kwame Nkrumah. The Ghana Police Service and Ghana Armed Forces carried out the coup jointly, with collaboration from the Ghana Civil Service.
The Private Transport Operators who have threatened to embark on a strike action if government fails to reduce fuel prices have been urged to suspend their action. According to Eric Asirifi, National executive member of GPRTU, as soon as the union declared their intention, they met with the Transport Minister and the minister for Energy with other stakeholders and shared their frustrations with them.
Information reaches your ever-trending Opera News from a source close to the Ghana Private Road And Transport Union (Gprtu) headquarters in Accra has it that the outfit and 15 other driver Unions have withdrawn an intended strike action over fuel prices, slated to take off tomorrow Monday, November 29 2021.
Dzifa Gunu, an aid to former President John Dramani Mahama has come out with some wild allegations against the leadership of National Union Ghana of Students (NUGS) ahead of their planned press conference. The leadership of NUGS will on Thursday carry out a press conference to address the 2022 budget currently being debated in Parliament.
The brouhaha ongoing in Guinea concerning its politics seems to have taken a different twist from the usual debate between the supporters of the coup and the followers of the ousted President. A third force has been introduced into the scene and it is dictating to the coup leader, Mamady Doumbouya on what to do.
The unmatched popularity of New Patriotic Party which was evident in the run up to Ghana’s 2016 general elections, has waned significantly especially after the 2020 Ghanaian general elections. The party that came to be considered as the saviors of the Ghanaian economy, won the 2016 election after a barrage of attacks on the persons of the then members of government and the NDC’s style of governance.
The Coalition of Concern Teachers of Ghana (CCT GH) has called on the Ministry of Education MOE and the Ghana Education Service to return to the trimester; first term, second term and third term system. According to the group, all the teacher unions agreed that, the Semester system should be adopted by GES as a means to recover (Recovering Teaching) from the 2020 academic year disrupted by the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana (CCT GH) has called on the government to review salary structure and consider a 20% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) for 2022 in addition to the 7% base pay increment. This was said in a Press statement on Tuesday, 16th November 2021 and signed by King Ali Awudu, the President of CCT GH.
Yesterday news broke out the Coalition of Private Transport Operators had threatened government with a strike action tomorrow after 3pm. According to the group, the government has consistently increased fuel prices and have resisted all calls and pleas to reduce it. According to the Coalition if government fails to heed to their voice they might end up striking tomorrow after 3pm by preventing all drivers whether Uber, public transport, buses, trucks etc.
The Minister for Education, Hon. Yaw Adutwum has refuted and rubbished online publications alleging he awarded the ‘1 Teacher 1 Laptop’ contract to a company ‘with no history’ in business. The publications also indicated that the cost of the laptop computers was inflated. Denying the allegations in a press release signed by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Education, Kwesi Kwarteng and sighted by opemsuo.com, the Ministry said the sole sourcing process was made in 2020 under the leadership of former
Teacher Unions set to embark on strike actions as the deadline given by the Ghana Education Service to resolve their concerns on responsibility allowance expires today 17th November,2021. The three main Teacher Unions in the Country, Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana (CCT) have stated that, the deadline issued by the Ghana Education Service to resolve concerns raised by teachers on responsibility allowance, promotion and upgrading and adjustment of salary expires today.
A Ghanaian parliamentary committee has begun a public hearing into a controversial anti-gay bill. The bill proposes a five-year jail term for lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) people and a 10-year term for promoters and advocates of LGBT+ activities. The first day of the hearing was tense - with both proponents and those against LGBT+ people strongly arguing over the proposed legislation.
Alan Kwadwo Kyeremanten represents no one but himself and therefore is unfit to lead NPP into the 2024 General Elections. This is according to Baah Acheamfour, Convener for Save NPP Now, a coalition of NPP members committed to the party's success and continual stay in Government.
Ken Ofori Atta seems to have angered some Ghanaians with his latest messages or information about the Electronic Transaction Levy also called E Levy. Some portion of Ghanaians were already angry with the fact that they might pay a tax of 1.75% on transactions that make with the Mobile money accounts.
Two teacher unions in Ghana Innovative Teachers and All Teachers Alliance Ghana has file a motion suit in Accra High court against Ghana Education Service, the Ministry Of Education and KA Technology on the one teacher, one laptop initiative. A press statement by National Executives of INNOVATIVE TEACHERS and All Teachers Alliance Ghana (ATAG) dated Friday, 12th November, 2021 and sighted on Official Facebook page of ATAG would like to bring to the attention of the press and teachers that a suit has been filed at the Accra High Court.
According to an independent investigation, it has been revealed that, one Mr. William Falconer popularly known as Rocco who is a son of a British Lord Falconer of Thoroton has been caught defrauding clients and investors around the world. The current fraud scheme perpetuated by Mr. Rocco is the scamming of Suppliers, farmers and clients of Ministry of Food and Agriculture Programme being implemented by the Government of Ghana. The fraudster, Mr. Rocco is a British national and local resident in Ghana currently
Fort Prinzenstein (Danish: Fort Prinsensten) is a fort in Ghana that was used in the slave trade. It is located in Keta. Although many forts like this were built in Africa, Prinzenstein is one of the few east of the Volta River. Keta operated as an open port until 1962, when the Tema Harbour opened to the west.
Coalition Against Leadership of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) and Organized Labour has come to the streets in Tamale to protest the four and seven percent wage increases scheduled for 2021 and 2022, respectively. As part of labor negotiations with the government earlier this year, the TUC agreed to the aforementioned base pay increments for public sector workers.