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ECONOMY-FINANCE

I Didn’t Attend Harvard Or Oxford. I Attended TEMASCO But I Am Better In Maths Than Them

Veteran news editor Kwesi Pratt has waded into commentaries regarding the Mid-Year budget review presentation and the effects on Ghana. There have been mixed reactions after Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta finished his presentation. The Minority have called it a waste of time and irrelevant. They have alleged that government has with the assistance of the Bank of Ghana printed 22 billion cedis to solve their financial crisis.

  2 months ago ago
I Didn’t Attend Harvard Or Oxford. I Attended TEMASCO But I Am Better In Maths Than Them

POLITICS

Put Your Pride Aside And Listen: Akufo Addo Finally Told The Bitter Truth- Read Details

The recent circulating news that has raised massive concerns across all social media platforms was when the incumbent government was finally told the bitter truth over the current economic crisis, the Free SHS saga, and the challenges most Ghanaians face in the country amongst others. Speaking in the editorial section about the leadership of the Akufo Addo government, the refined JoyNews presenter and journalist revealed countless pieces of evidence that, the incumbent government has a trial and error leaders who must put aside their pride and listen to experts.

  2 months ago ago
Put Your Pride Aside And Listen: Akufo Addo Finally Told The Bitter Truth- Read Details

POLITICS

Mahama Must Review The Attitude Of His Daughter And Not Free Shs- NPP Communicator Speaks

For sometime now, Former President John Dramani Mahama has called on President to organise a stakeholder conference to review the Free SHS policy. Since the Former President came up with that idea, a lot of communicators of the New Patriotic Party has opposed his opinion. According to the communicators, the Free SHS policy is working fine and it needs no review.

  1 month ago ago
Mahama Must Review The Attitude Of His Daughter And Not Free Shs- NPP Communicator Speaks

EDUCATION

Free SHS Has Been More Expensive Than Before-Former Deputy Minister Compares Costs

Free SHS was a promise of the NPP when the party was in opposition. Then candidate Akufo Addo promised to make secondary education free just as Kuffour made Basic Education free. Interestingly these political promises had already been captured in articles 25 and 38 of the 1992 constitution with practical modes of implementations.

  2 months ago ago
Free SHS Has Been More Expensive Than Before-Former Deputy Minister Compares Costs

SOCIETY

Photo of abandoned SHS E-block since 2017, begin to deteriorate.

The Free SHS intiaitive formulated since the NPP government took power has encountered lots of ups and downs in the latest years. However, developing the country's human resources has made lots of positive impacts. On the other hand, it's expenses had unstable concerns. Including the adequate construction of infrastructures, provision of educational items with processes and the whole lot.

  2 months ago ago
Photo of abandoned SHS E-block since 2017, begin to deteriorate.

POLITICS

Why the NPP Must Be Given Another Chance

The New Patriotic Party should be given another chance in the 2024 elections and the reasons are clear. The Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo-Addo government has shown that it has done well to hand over the baton to the next crop of NPP leadership. Readers can recall how it took long hours to travel from Kasoa to Accra and vise versa due to the presence of toll booth workings.

  1 month ago ago
Why the NPP Must Be Given Another Chance

POLITICS

Sammy Gyamfi Finally ‘Exposes’ Ken Ofori Atta Again Over NPP’s Free SHS Saga; Serious Evidence Drop

The recent circulating news that has undoubtedly sparked massive stir, debates, and arguments across all social media platforms was when the National Communications Director for the largest opposition party (NDC) finally exposed the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta again over another Akufo Addo’s flagship program.

  2 months ago ago
Sammy Gyamfi Finally ‘Exposes’ Ken Ofori Atta Again Over NPP’s Free SHS Saga; Serious Evidence Drop

EDUCATION

Reviewing SHS, I believe we should have a more extensive discussion on education – Akufo–Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo stated that the country needs a wider discussion on education and national development in response to the need for a revision of the Free Senior High School (FSHS) Education Policy. Although there are influential people who oppose the Free SHS, according to President Akufo-Addi, he holds a different perspective on the program and believes it is for the benefit of the general public.

  28 days ago ago
Reviewing SHS, I believe we should have a more extensive discussion on education – Akufo–Addo

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Free SHS Is Efficient But Not Cost Effective - We Welcome The Akufo-Addo's Call For Review

Mr Kofi Asare, the Executive Director of Africa Education Watch has welcomed President Akufo-Addo's call to have a free SHS Review Conversation. He believes that the Free SHS is efficient but not cost effective hence they accept the idea of it's review. Eduwatch acknowledges His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s call for a broader conversation on the financing of the free SHS policy.

  27 days ago ago
Free SHS Is Efficient But Not Cost Effective - We Welcome The Akufo-Addo's Call For Review

EDUCATION

It Saddens My Heart When I Hear Mahama Talking Against Free SHS - Honorable Ntim Fordjour Reveals

The deputy minister of Education, Honorable Ntim Fordjour, who doubles as the member of parliament for Assin South constituency has dropped some revelations about the Free Senior High School Education and has also sent some messages to John Dramani Mahama. In an interview on Okay FM this morning, the law maker revealed that it really saddens his heart when he hears John Mahama, Ghana's former president speaking against Free Senior High School education.

  1 month ago ago
It Saddens My Heart When I Hear Mahama Talking Against Free SHS - Honorable Ntim Fordjour Reveals

ECONOMY-FINANCE

EduWatch Exposes Ken Ofori-Atta For Unaccounted GHC2.32 Billion On Free SHS

An Educational think-tank headed by Mr. Kofi Asare has exposed the Financial Minister, Ken-Ofori-Atta for making contradictory statement on the expenditure on SHS. They said a whopping GhC2.32 billion remains unaccounted for. In a post released by EduWatch today, the have exposed and asked the Finance Minister to Clarify the actual Free SHS expenditure incurred by the Government of Ghana between 2017 and 2021.

  2 months ago ago
EduWatch Exposes Ken Ofori-Atta For Unaccounted GHC2.32 Billion On Free SHS

POLITICS

Finance Minister Reveals What The Government Intends To Do To The Free SHS Policy

The Finance Minister for the second time in a row has broken his silence on the rumors about the government rolling out plans to review the Free Senior High School Policy. Speaking at Parliament today, the Finance Minister made some bold declarations about the Free SHS policy and this has gotten Ghanaians to massively react.

  2 months ago ago
Finance Minister Reveals What The Government Intends To Do To The Free SHS Policy

POLITICS

Mahama Is Better Than Akufo-Addo – A Plus Concludes With This Video

Ghanaian musician, entertainment pundit and political commentator Kwame A Plus has concluded on who is better between Former President John Mahama and President Akufo-Addo. Kwame A Plus used a throwback video in concluding who is better among the two top politicians in terms of implementing policies and governing a country.

  2 months ago ago
Mahama Is Better Than Akufo-Addo – A Plus Concludes With This Video

EDUCATION

Review of Free SHS by Ken Ofori-Atta is constantly being discussed

In an interview this afternoon, on July 29th, 2022, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta stated that a review of the Free Senior High School policy is still a possibility. He explains that the Education Minister is still reviewing the policy in order to understand how parents can best included in a non-coercive manner.

  2 months ago ago
Review of Free SHS by Ken Ofori-Atta is constantly being discussed

EDUCATION

Review of Free SHS constantly up for discussion – Ken Ofori-Atta

A reassessment of the free senior high school policy, according to Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, is always a possibility. He notes that the Education Minister is still examining the policy in order to determine how parents can be included without coercion. "The potential of review is always on the table.

  2 months ago ago
Review of Free SHS constantly up for discussion – Ken Ofori-Atta

EDUCATION

Gov’t: We Will Continue To Fund, Improve Free SHS

The government of Ghana has emphasised that the Free Secondary Senior High School (SHS) and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) education will continue to receive funds for their effective implementation and improvement. The Akufo-Addo-led government indicated in the Mid-Year Budget Review that the policy is not under review as reports in the media suggested in the past week.

  2 months ago ago
Gov’t: We Will Continue To Fund, Improve Free SHS

EDUCATION

GES not reviewing free SHS; we don’t even have power to do so – Prof. Amankwa.

Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, the Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has refuted claims that the Free SHS policy is being reviewed. He emphasized that GES is a government organization and does not create or start the process of reviewing policies. "To avoid any misunderstanding, the GES is not conducting a review of the FSHS.

  2 months ago ago
GES not reviewing free SHS; we don’t even have power to do so – Prof. Amankwa.

EDUCATION

Give Actual Free SHS Expenditure; Eduwatch Tells Ofori Atta

Africa Education Watch (Eduwatch) has identified inconsistencies in the figures put out by the government of Ghana as investments in the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme. The Finance Minister, while delivering the Mid-Year Budget Review in Parliament on July 25, 2022, said that GH¢ 5.3 billion has been invested to enable 1,261,495 Ghanaian children to access secondary education under the Free SHS programme from 2017 to 20221.

  2 months ago ago
Give Actual Free SHS Expenditure; Eduwatch Tells Ofori Atta

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Take bold decision to revive Ghana's economy - IFS to government

A Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Fiscal Studies, Dr Said Boagye has revealed that some government policies (social intervention programmes) we have in the country needs to be review because it drags all our money away. He said that policies like Free SHS, One district one factory and Agenda 111 needs to be review because when it comes to free SHS Policy, many Ghanaians can pay school fees for their wards but yet government always borrow money to run the policy which does not help our economy.

  1 month ago ago
Take bold decision to revive Ghana's economy - IFS to government

EDUCATION

Free SHS Policy not under review - Education Ministry

The Ministry of Education has disclosed that the Free Shs Policy is not under any review and remains committed to its continuous implementation. A statement issued by the Ministry Education on Monday July 25, 2022 revealed that the policy, since its inception, has increased enrollment of students from a little over 800,000 to approximately 1.3 million individuals in 2022 which began from September 2017 under the leadership of His Excellency President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo.

  2 months ago ago
Free SHS Policy not under review - Education Ministry