Public sector workers in Ghana will begin to receive the 7 percent salary increment in January 2022 as agreed upon by the labour unions, Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), and the Government of Ghana. Workers are in a state of dilemma as to how the said percentage will be calculated and how relevant it will be to them.
Teacher trainees in various Colleges of Education have received some good news as government has released fund to pay the allowance for the Trainees. Some teacher trainees have confirmed that they have been paid two months allowance. A statement from the Ministry of Education confirms it as below;
Because of this corona virus pandemic, our education system was paused for some time. But the Government of Ghana help put all safety protocols to help the end year students to write their examination. West Africa Examination Council commonly known to us as WAEC, who has been setting questions for our end year students for some years now.
Osagyefo Oliver Barker speaks about the e-levy and how his team made massive effort to make sure that, the government does not implement the electronic levy. But looking at how things are going, despite the effort from Oliver Osagyefo Barker, the Government of Ghana will implement the Electronic Levy on Sunday 1st May 2022.
The Executive Director for Africa Education Watch after the government announced to spend GH¢ 250 million on teacher trainees feeding budget has asked for that money to be used to recruit more teachers next academic year. Mr Kofi Asare has on Monday 20th December 2021 suggested in a post on his official Facebook Page that the trainees in the various public Colleges of Education across the country are mature enough to cater for their feeding while in school and that government should cancel the allowance of teacher trainees so that more teachers can be employed.
This writer can say that currently, Government of Ghana has fully acquired the telecommunications company, Airteltigo today. This was broadcasted during the News 360 on TV3 this evening. It appears that government has acquired the telecommunications company and now owns a 100 percent shares. The company which is headquartered in the Greater Accra Region will soon see some major changes that are going to be in accordance with the policies of the government, once it is no more a private entity.
Every Government in power needs revenue in other to carry out its activities. In terms of road construction, building of hospitals and schools, revenue is needed in other to complete those tasks. It is therefore necessary for every Government to develop strategies to raise revenue or fund in the country.
The Spanish Government has presented vehicles and information communication technology (ICT) equipment to the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) and the Ghana Police Service to enhance their operations. The gesture, the Spanish Government said, was to support the Government of Ghana to manage irregular migration and other cross border crime.
The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang Many, has presented 49 locally-assembled VW Passat vehicles to the Ghana Health Service to aid the outfit in the effective discharge of their duties. The vehicles were acquired under a hire purchase scheme with VW with the Health minister fronting for the Ghana Health Service with Government of Ghana as guarantor.
According to Stephen Jalula, Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways, the government's decision to stop collecting road tolls is still in effect. His justification follows the Finance Minister's declaration that tolls will be implemented on the Accra-Tema Motorway once the repair and extension project is finished.
The Controller and Accountant General has issued a notice to public employees that if they do not register for their Ghana Cards by December 1, they will not be paid. According to the Controller, Kwasi Kwaning Bosompem, all public sector employees are required to obtain a Ghana Card in order to consolidate databases and permit biometric and unique identification of all government employees.
Johnnie Hughes, a popular television presenter and the co-host of Tv3's New Day show, has once again unleashed scattering critics at the Government of Ghana, led by His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo, for her reckless spending. On his show today, Johnnie's bite, he admonished the government to avoid the overspending on unnecessary things because these spending leads the country into economic crises and that, he is sure Nana Addo will put the blame on his birthday cake as a cause of the economic crises.
President Nana Akufo-Addo has given GHc100,000 to the Appiatse Support Fund set up by the public authority The asset was set up to help casualties of the blast that happened at Appiatse in the Western Region The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources sent off the asset on Thursday, January 27
The Digitization agenda is ongoing and no one will be left behind. The long term goal of making the Ghana Card a one and true means of identification in Ghana will soon be realized as some institutions and processes now require the Ghana Card before transactions can be completed.
The Controller and Accountant-General has stated that public sector workers would not be paid their salaries later this year if persons have not registered for the National Identity Card (Ghana Card). This will take effect from December 1, 2021. This move comes after several ghost names were deleted from the government's payroll.
The World Bank has delivered ¢42 million through the Ghana Productive Safety Net Project 2 (GPSNP 2), to help Government of Ghana to pay two patterns of unfulfilled obligations - 75th and 76th cycles - of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) for 344,000 recipient families.
The Government of Ghana via its Ministry of Youth and Sports is keen on the Football Association announcing the appointment of Irish born Ghanaian, Chris Hughton as substantive gaffer. Hughton comes with loads of experience from the English second tier, which is considered as one of the toughest leagues in the world.
The Government of Ghana has fully acquired 100 percent shares in telecommunication network AirtelTigo, along with all customers, assets, and liabilities. AirtelTigo is a telecommunication company which has been in the country for several years. The company was first in two parts which were Airtel as a telecommunication company and Tigo as also a separate company.
Politicalmaradona can confirm to readers of this platform that Government's effort to vaccinate more Ghanaians has been boosted. One of the main Challenges many African Countries, including Ghana is facing to vaccinate majority of the citizens is the lack or inadequate storage facilities to store vaccines under international required temperature equipment.
The president of the republic of Ghana has summoned the current GFA leadership through the Ministry of youth and sports. Following the painful exit of the black stars of Ghana from the ongoing AFCON 2021, the ministry through a presser has summoned the GFA leadership for a meeting, which will be held on Friday January 21st,2022 to primarily take urgent decicisions to salvage the abysmal performance of black stars of Ghana in the AFCON.