The weekend has observed so many discussions regarding Ghana’s decision to go to the IMF for financial bailout. The country has witnessed economic failings for some time and many had called on the Akufo-Addo government to seek help, but they refused. However, in a press release on Friday, the government noted that they were ready to sit around the table with IMF officials.
The Information Minister, Mr. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, was on a panel at a program organized by the Media General on the Road to IMF. The Information Minister made some wild comments before leaving the meeting for another official assignment. According to Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, there were already structural weaknesses before the NPP government took office.
The Information Minister who doubles as the Member of Parliament for the Ofoase Ayirebi constituency, Honorable Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, in an exclusive interview with Philip Osei Bonsu on the Ekosiisen show, revealed that after the Presidency and other agencies cut their expenditures, he will personally propose on the floor of Parliament that Members of Parliament will also have a voluntary on their salaries.
The Information Minister, Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has slammed JoyNews for publishing am interview with Lawyer Martin Kpebu. According to Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, though the country practices freedom of speech, those in the media fraternity should be responsible in their reportage. He argued that the interview published by JoyNews was just intended to attract views and make money out of such publications.
Ghana is heavily endowed with young, intelligent communicators both in and outside of politics. This article celebrates and compares two of Ghana's great political communicators; Sammy Gyamfi of the National Democratic Congress(NDC) and Kojo Oppong Nkrumah of the New Patriotic Party(NPP).
The less than expected receipts from the electronic transaction tax (e-levy) is not going to make the government scrap the tax, the Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has stated. He noted that as with all taxes, it is going to take a while to hit an optimal level.
The first and second Ladies of the country Madam Rebecca Akufo Addo and Samira Bawumia to receive a whooping Ghc21,000 monthly salaries excluding monthly allowances. This follows the acceptance of the recommendation of an emoluments committee which was set up to look at the emoluments and other conditions for service for the spouses of the first and second gentle men of the state.
The Minister of Information , Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, is among the many Ghanaians who have been left heartbroken after the much-anticipated match against Hearts of Oak vs Kumasi Asante Kotoko on Friday. Accra Hearts of Oak and Asante Kotoko faced off on March 4, at the Accra Sports Stadium.
The has been so much brouhaha after it was revealed that the spouses of the President and Vice president will receive salaries. According to Oppong Nkrumah this was an agreement between the parliamentarians and they all agreed to pass the bill. Many Ghanaians are worried that the government complains about low funds and yet pays lavish amounts to people who do almost nothing for the country.
Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has asked Ghanaian judges to harshly punish anyone who assault journalists in the course of their employment as a deterrence to those who might consider doing the same. Mr. Oppong Nkrumah stated that attacks on journalists humiliate the nation and that prompt action against such acts must be taken.
Kwame A-Plus is a well-known musician and a politician in Ghana. He has released a statement on his Facebook page which has shocked many of his followers. He has been on record for saying that the NDC's complained bitterly when Kojo Oppong Nkrumah used "Papano" in a submission on the floor of parliament but the same people are happily sharing Edward Bawa and Serwaa Broni's video.
Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Minister for Information and Member of Parliament for the Ofoase Ayirebi seat in Ghana's Eastern Region, has built a modern school building for the Akyem Ayirebi Presbyterian Junior High School in the Akyemansa District. The block was funded by the Oppong Nkrumah Education and Skills Development Fund, which was formed in 2017 to address constituents' educational needs.
The Minister of Information, Oppong Nkrumah, has announced that the Free Senior High School Program and all16 flagship programs of the government are up to be looked at. According to Mr. Oppong Nkrumah, all the 16 flagship programs are up to be looked at. The President has directed that the flagship programs should be protected and fully implemented to ensure that the impact is achieved.
All of the government's 16 major programs, including the free senior high school (SHS) program, are up for review, according to Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah. Mr. Oppong Nkrumah stated that the president wants the programs to be safeguarded and completely implemented so that they can have a positive impact on the lives of all Ghanaians.
Serwah Amihere's bedroom photos were published into the public domain a few days ago, and they drew a lot of critical feedback. Serwah Amihere allegedly slept with Oppong Nkrumah and John Boadu and sought a large quantity of money to treat her teeth. Serwah Amihere is said to have enraged Kojo Oppong Nkrumah by requesting such a large sum of money to treat her teeth.
After Hon.kojo Oppong Nkrumah had made the announcement of the new policy being passed, which brought to light the payment of the first and second ladies, which was clearly stated to be paid, 21k for each month starting way back from 2017. Many Ghanaians have taken to their social media handle to express their concern especially pertaining to the current issues the country is facing and all the demonstrations on fixing the country.
Words are powerful. Even the bible recalls that God created the world with the words of His mouth. In every aspect of life, words, in other words, communication is needed to convince and take charge of whatever we want. News broke out recently that a Cape Coast High Court has declared a by-election in the Assin North Constituency of the Central Region.
Kojo Oppong-Nkrumah information Minister says the government is focused on reviving the economy, following the devastating impact of the novel (COVID -19) Coronavirus pandemic. He however said, it will be a great achievement if the country is able to vaccinate the majority of the citizens in the country against the disease.
The situations that have pressured the Akufo-Addo administration to go to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for aid are absolutely one of a kind from the situation that existed formerly while Ghana went to the Fund in 2014/15, Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has said. He explained that it isn't always approximately the home monetary management as an alternative, it's miles approximately an international crisis-precipitated phenomena that has delivered over 100 international locations consisting of Ghana, to some extent in which their buffers had been eroded and that they want to reply.
It looks like the pressure mounted on the First and Second Gentlemen of the land over the decision to pay their wives is finally yielding benefits. Over the week there has been so much pressure on First and Second ladies though they might have had no hand in the decision and approval from Parliament.