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EDUCATION

Teachers' Laptop: Only KA Technologies Allegedly Showed Up In Court, GES, MoE Absent

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.

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Teachers' Laptop: Only KA Technologies Allegedly Showed Up In Court, GES, MoE Absent

OTHERS

For immediate release: The opposition NDC has released another press statement.

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.

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For immediate release: The opposition NDC has released another press statement.

POLITICS

Was Kwame Nkrumah a bad President? Why did Ghana's first coup happen?

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.

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Was Kwame Nkrumah a bad President? Why did Ghana's first coup happen?

JUSTICE

Driver unions have suspended their intended strike over fuel prices

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.

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Driver unions have suspended their intended strike over fuel prices

SOCIETY

Breaking News: GPRTU, 15 Other Transport Unions Withdraw Intended Strike Action.

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.

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Breaking News:  GPRTU, 15 Other Transport Unions Withdraw Intended Strike Action.

POLITICS

Dzifa Gunu Drops Wild Allegations Against NUGS Ahead of Planned Press Conference on 2022 Budget

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.

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Dzifa Gunu Drops Wild Allegations Against NUGS Ahead of
Planned Press Conference on 2022 Budget

OTHERS

Doumbouya expels Ghana's Mohammed Ibn Chambas who is ECOWAS envoy to Guinea with immediate effect

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.

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Doumbouya expels Ghana's Mohammed Ibn Chambas who is ECOWAS envoy to Guinea with immediate effect

POLITICS

NDC will win with over 5 million votes if they bring these new faces in 2024. (Opinion)

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.

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NDC will win with over 5 million votes if they bring these new faces in 2024. (Opinion)

EDUCATION

Return To Trimester System For Junior High Schools- CCT GH

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.

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Return To Trimester System For Junior High Schools- CCT GH

CAREER-JOBS

Consider Cost Of Living Allowance In Addition To The 7% Base Pay Increment - CCT GH

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.

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Consider Cost Of Living Allowance In Addition To The 7% Base Pay Increment - CCT GH

POLITICS

I Support The Intended Strike Of Drivers. They Should Teach The Government A Lesson – Kwesi Pratt

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.

  19 days ago ago
I Support The Intended Strike Of Drivers. They Should Teach The Government A Lesson – Kwesi Pratt

OTHERS

MOE Debunks Create, Loot And Share Allegation

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

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MOE Debunks Create, Loot And Share Allegation

EDUCATION

Teachers to Strike as Deadline issued by GES to Resolve Responsibility Allowance Expires today

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.

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Teachers to Strike as Deadline issued by GES to Resolve Responsibility Allowance Expires today

POLITICS

Ghana parliament starts public hearing on anti-gay bill

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.

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Ghana parliament starts public hearing on anti-gay bill

POLITICS

Alan Kyeremanteng Represents No One But Himself - Baah Acheamfuor.

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.

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Alan Kyeremanteng Represents No One But Himself - Baah Acheamfuor.

POLITICS

Ghanaians Will Also Find A Way To Vote NPP Out- Netizens React To NPP Finding A Way To Win NDC Over

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.

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Ghanaians Will Also Find A Way To Vote NPP Out- Netizens React To NPP Finding A Way To Win NDC Over

JUSTICE

Two Teacher Unions File LawSuit Against Ghana Education Service, MoE And KA Technology In Court

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.

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Two Teacher Unions File LawSuit Against Ghana Education Service, MoE And KA Technology In Court

OTHERS

Beware Of Fraudster Rocco, Son of British Lord Falconer- Investigative Journalist Urges Governments

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

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Beware Of Fraudster Rocco, Son of British Lord Falconer- Investigative Journalist Urges Governments

CULTURE

The current situation of Fort Prinzenstein in the Volta region is examined. (Pictures)

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.

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The current situation of Fort Prinzenstein in the Volta region is examined. (Pictures)

JUSTICE

In Tamale, a group protests a ‘low' salary increase for public sector workers.

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.

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In Tamale, a group protests a ‘low' salary increase for public sector workers.