Ghanaians have been mourning today since a calamity broke out in the bogoso in the western region of Ghana as scores of people have died and several others critically injured in a dynamite and gas explosion.All structures in that town have collapsed with many people mourning their deceased family members it is indeed and unhappy day in the mining town.
Yesterday, Ghana saw a tragedy where many lives and property were destroyed. It is very sad to hear the death of many Ghanaians. But Dr. Isaac Dasmani the MCE for Pretea hun-valley Municipal Assembly has brought more details. He revealed that reports from different hospitals and emergency relief centers sum the total number of dead bodies to 17.
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Ghana’s sovereign credit rating has been downgraded to B- with negative outlook. Prof John Gatsi speaking to Israel Laryea on Joynews explained that it is a signal to investors that the credit worthiness of the country is uncertain and appearance on the capital market will attract high cost to cater for the high risk of lending to Ghana.
The year 2022 has begun and Ghanaians are optimistic that things will turn around for all. The opposition NDC have however predicted that the misery of Ghanaians will continue because of bad leadership. They have cited examples with the proposed e-levy and the reversal of benchmark values. They have noted that the implementation of these two policies will end up burdening the already impoverished Ghanaian.
Government has the responsibility to see that teachers and lectures research allowance are pay in time, which will enable these teachers and lectures to do their work according, Due to the economy challenges these allowances have not been paid by the government Few days, ago UTAG stage another strike because the government failed to meet their demands, but the education minister have encouraged teachers and lectures to call off the strike Based on that, UTAG also have released a statement that they will not call off the strike until their research allowances is pay.
Ato Forson, a former deputy minister of finance and other two political personels brought in court over the importation of some ambulances in the country during the reign of the NDC party. In 2021, under the reign of the NDC party imported about 3-4 ambulances that cost 2.3 million euros in the country.
Captain Smart on Onua Maakye today on Onua TV has revealed his thought on the government's decision to cancel the nurses and teachers training allowances for some economic reasons. Captain Smart stated clearly on live TV that he support such idea by the government. According to Captain Smart, the nurses and teachers allowances in the first place was not brought back on good grounds.
Meet 17 year old Samuel Boakye Who Has invented a wooden electronic motor bike Ghanaian Samuel Boakye, who lives in Tema. He was 17 years old and had recently graduated from junior high school. Samuel claims that he chose to create a motor bike that will allow the physically handicapped to travel about with ease.
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The Head of Prophetic Hill Chapel, Nigel Gaisie has threatened to face off with any person who attacks his personality this year. He exclaimed that there had been several instances he had allowed some derogatory remarks to pass in the past years, adding that he will no longer tolerate it.
The seven percent salary increment proposed by the government for the year 2022 takes effect from January 1st, 2022. Public sector workers are expected to see the new salary level on their January payslips. Teachers have queried their union leaders to explain to them the factors they considered in agreeing to the seven percent increment.
After the increment in the prices of sachet water and bottled water, the manufacturers and retailers in the urban areas quickly adapted to the price increment. In the urban areas, one pure water sachet is being sold at 30Gp and the bag at a cost of Ghc5.00.
The National Communication Officer of the National Democratic Congress has rained heavy criticism on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo and Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia for their silence on the recent labor unrest in the country. He stated that he had observed the extravagant parties which were held over the Christmas holidays by bigwigs in the New Patriotic Party.
The Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia on Thursday, January 13, 2022, had the honour to lead the commercial launch of the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) in Accra as a special guest of honour. The ground-breaking innovative initiative is set to provide the platform for connecting payments across the continent with no stress in order to accelerate Africa’s trade to inspire growth, develop, as well as transformation.
The National Democratic Congress ( NDC ) has called Ghanaians to join the party in rejecting the 2022 budget as a detailed analysis of the policy document show that its approval will impoverish rather than improve lives of people. Some NDC stewarts led by the General Secretary Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketia said at a public forum that the budget in its current status would increase tax burden of the people and also will raise the cost of living and collapse businesses.
Life is very precious and as such humans put in much efforts to safeguard their lives. It becomes disturbing when a person loses his or her life on grounds that the individual did not have enough funds to pay for fuel for ambulance which is to transport him or her to another health facility for treatment.
The living condition of the ordinary citizen in Ghana appears to be worsening by the consistent increase in the cost of living. Rent charges, cost of food and water, electricity bill, water bill among others are some challenging responsibilities many citizens in the country have to deal with on regular basis.
The opposition National Democratic Congress, NDC, has stated that the governing New Patriotic Party, NPP, is punishing Ghanaians due to their bad management of the economy. Speaking at their headquarters in Accra on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, the NDC’s National Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi, saif they are, “utterly appalled by the decision of the insensitive Akufo-Addo/Bawumia government to reverse benchmark value discounts on selected imported goods, effective January 4, 2022.”
Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) was introduced by the erstwhile Mahama administration from the later of 2013 to March 2015.The motive for COLA was to mitigate the high cost of living at that time.Sources have it that the Teacher Unions are still in negotiations with the Ministry of Labour, Labour Commission and Fair Wages and Salaries Commission for an increment in teachers' salaries.