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POLITICS

Prof Gyampo: Introduction of E-Levy Will Worsen The Plight of Tax Paying Ghanaians

A lecturer at the University of Ghana and the Secretary for UTAG, Professor Ransford Gyampo has made a comment that the abolition of road tolls and Introduction of E-Levy will worsen the plight of tax paying Ghanaians. His comment came as a background to the 2022 budget presented by Ken Ofori Atta, Minister of Finance on 17 November 2021.

  16 days ago ago
Prof Gyampo: Introduction of E-Levy Will Worsen The Plight of Tax Paying Ghanaians

CAREER-JOBS

"You Deserve 0% Increment": Ghanaians Blast Prof. Adei For Comments On Salary Increment

The issue of salaries given to government officials and public sector workers has been debated on by Ghanaians for some time on social media platforms and on the streets. Many argue that the salaries given to government officials is incomparable to salaries given to public sector workers and as such something should be done about it.

  2 months ago ago

EDUCATION

Ken Ofori Atta Goes Silent On UTAG's Request; Will The Strike Resume As Threatened?

Just about two days, the National Secretary of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) Prof Ransford Gyampo cautioned the Minister of Finance Ken Ofori Atta against a possible silence of the 2022 budget on the demands made by the professional union in respect of their conditions of service.

  17 days ago ago
Ken Ofori Atta Goes Silent On UTAG's Request; Will The Strike Resume As Threatened?

EDUCATION

Prof Gyampo Hints Of UTAG's Indefinite Strike; Gives Cogent Reasons For Intended Action

It appears the leadership of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has reached a deadlock persuading their members to admit the terms they've reached with the government in respect of their conditions of service. Prof Ransford Gyampo who is the National Secretary for UTAG in his latest post about the development, warns of indefinite strike action against the government over this matter.

  1 month ago ago
Prof Gyampo Hints Of UTAG's Indefinite Strike; Gives Cogent Reasons For Intended Action

EDUCATION

Don't Blame The Politicians, But Yourselves - Kevin Taylor Tells Professor Gyampo

The General Secretary of the University of Ghana's branch of UTAG, Professor Ransford Gyampo, has indicated that he doesn't understand why the politician has become more important than teachers the in Ghana. Reacting to this statement by Prof. Gyampo, the outspoken Ghanaian investigative journalist, Kevin Ekow Baido Taylor, on his 'With All Due Respect' program yesterday, said that Prof. Gyampo and his colleagues' teachers shouldn't blame the politicians, but themselves, if they are feeling unimportant in the country.

  2 months ago ago
Don't Blame The Politicians, But Yourselves - Kevin Taylor Tells Professor Gyampo

EDUCATION

Prof Gyampo Sends Strong Warnings to Ken Ofori Atta Ahead of 2022 Budget Presentation

The University of Ghana branch secretary for the University Teachers Association of Ghana(UTAG) has cautioned the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta ahead of the 2022 budget presentation on the floor of Parliament. In an opened letter to the Finance Minister sighted on his Facebook page on Wednesday, Professor Gyampo warned UTAG would embark upon a massive strike if the demand for improved conditions of service for university teachers are not catered for in the 2022 budget.

  24 days ago ago
Prof Gyampo Sends Strong Warnings to Ken Ofori Atta Ahead of 2022 Budget Presentation

POLITICS

Abandon The Idea Of Buying New Presidential Jet And Pay Lecturers- Prof Gyampo Fires Gov’t

In the heat of the debate that had ensued from an announcement that the government intends to procure a new presidential aircraft, Prof Ransford Gyampo has signaled a caution to the government over their unsettled negotiations for conditions of service. In a critique posted on his Facebook page, Prof Gyampo advised that government forgoes the procurement of the aircraft and prioritize the payment of a better remuneration for public workers including the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG).

  2 months ago ago
Abandon The Idea Of Buying New Presidential Jet And Pay Lecturers- Prof Gyampo Fires Gov’t

EDUCATION

Your Finance Minister Is Treating Us Like Rags, Intervene - Prof. Gyampo To Prez.

Earlier in August this year, the University Teachers' Association of Ghana (UTAG) suspended all teaching and learning activities across all public university campusesin Ghana to demand for a better conditions of service from the government. After the legal battle that ensued between the National Labour Commission, the association, UTAG decided to suspend the strike and revisit the negotiation table.

  2 months ago ago
Your Finance Minister Is Treating Us Like Rags, Intervene - Prof. Gyampo To Prez.

EDUCATION

Prof Gyampo- An Open Letter To the Finance Minister

A lecturer at the University of Ghana, Professor Ransford Gyampo and the Secretary for UTAG, has on the 10th of November 2021 written an open letter to the Finance Minister of Ghana towards the upcoming budget to be read. In a social media page he said, "As you prepare to read the budget for 2022, I respectfully urge you not to do any such presentation without factoring the poor Conditions of Service of University Teachers.

  24 days ago ago
Prof Gyampo- An Open Letter To the Finance Minister

EDUCATION

University Teachers Association(UTAG) is set to go on strike again after failed negotiations

Reports coming in from the camp of several media stations indicates that, the University Teachers Association is set to resume their strike after one month suspension period. According to several sources, this new strike will be blamed on the minister of finance after he failed to attend meetings instead he uses delegates to represent him in the meeting.

  2 months ago ago
University Teachers Association(UTAG) is set to go on strike again after failed negotiations

EDUCATION

Prof Gyampo: We are Likely To Mobilize The Mother Of All Strike Actions If Things Don't Change

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has lamented the government’s unconcerned attitude during the renegotiation period after suspending its August Strike action. Prof Gyampo, the University of Ghana Chapter Secretary of UTAG said the Government was still acting unconcerned during the renegotiation period.

  2 months ago ago
Prof Gyampo: We are Likely To Mobilize The Mother Of All Strike Actions If Things Don't Change

JUSTICE

UTAG Strike: Threats From Leadership Needless- Mercer Hints Of Crunch Meeting Today

Deputy Minister for Energy, Andrew Egyapa Mercer has argued that the threats by the leadership of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) to resume their industrial strike action is needless given that the negotiations are still ongoing. According to him, UTAG must adhere to the roadmap designated for negotiations with respect to their conditions of service.

  1 month ago ago
UTAG Strike: Threats From Leadership Needless- Mercer Hints Of Crunch Meeting Today

EDUCATION

UTAG Stages Industrial Action On Friday

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) in a news release has instructed members to resume their suspended strike on Friday, October 8, 2021, over bad conditions of service. “Following the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement with the Employer to complete the negotiations on the Conditions of Service of University Teachers within one (1) month by resolving all outstanding issues, which formed the basis for suspending the strike, it is sad to report that the one-month moratorium has elapsed and the negotiation has almost reached a stalemate.”

  1 month ago ago
UTAG Stages Industrial Action On Friday

EDUCATION

You Treat Us Like Rags, But You Want A Bigger Aircraft– UTAG Strikes At Gov't

A Professor at the University of Ghana and a member of the University Teachers association of Ghana (UTAG), Professor Ransford Gyampo has rained serious constructive criticisms on government over its indifferent attitude towards the demands for a better conditions of service for university lectures in the country.

  1 month ago ago
You Treat Us Like Rags, But You Want A Bigger Aircraft– UTAG Strikes At Gov't

EDUCATION

It all depends on the Gov't, if we will go on with the strike - UTAG Prez threatens

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has threatened to go on strike this coming Friday, October 8, 2021 if government, who is their employer refuses to pay heed to their requests. According to the newly-elected National President of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), Professor Solomon Nunoo, if the Ghanaian government doesn't do something about the on going conversation, University teachers will go on strike as promised.

  2 months ago ago
It all depends on the Gov't, if we will go on with the strike - UTAG Prez threatens

EDUCATION

Latest: UTAG To Call Off Strike After Reaching Agreement With Government

The Ministry Of Education (MoE), after meeting with the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) on their decision to resume the industrial action says it has reached an agreement with UTAG to call off the intended strike action which was slated for Friday, 8th October 2021.

  1 month ago ago
Latest: UTAG To Call Off Strike After Reaching Agreement With Government

EDUCATION

Just In: UTAG Likely to Resume Strike As Negotiation With Government Proves Futile

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) after it suspended its strike action to negotiate with the government over a better condition of service has called on President Akufo-Addo to intervene in the matter. Secretary of UTAG, Prof Gyampo who made the call in a letter to the government and copied to his Facebook page today, 17th September 2021 said the one month negotiation period expires in five days but no good result has been achieved at the roundtable.

  2 months ago ago
Just In: UTAG Likely to Resume Strike As Negotiation With Government Proves Futile

POLITICS

Netizens React, As Prof. Gyampo Writes This Touching and Reflective Letter To Finance Minister

A viral post by the renowned Prof Gyampo of the University of Ghana, has since gotten social media citizens, to react fast. The renowned political scientist, who has been largely vocal most recently, since his assumption of office, as an executive of the association of university teachers, as UTAG’s Secretary had specific recommendations to the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, as he is due to present the budget.

  24 days ago ago
Netizens React, As Prof. Gyampo Writes This Touching and Reflective Letter To Finance Minister

EDUCATION

UTAG to resume strike again check out their reasons.

The National Executive Committee of the University Teacher's Association of Ghana(UTAG) served notice that it would resume its strike action from Friday, October 8, 2021. UTAG says the decision was reached after the committee held its 20th Congress following discussions with the government on Monday, September 26th, to discuss its wages and welfare packages are.

  2 months ago ago
UTAG to resume strike again check out their reasons.

EDUCATION

13 Presidents Have Given Green Light For UTAG Strike To Resume: The Struggle For A Change

UTAG went on a strike not quite long ago, in order to ensure they get a raise in their salaries. Though the issue was settled then, it seems sleeping dogs can't lie. They have revived their quest for a change in their pay by issuing a strike.

  1 month ago ago
13 Presidents Have Given Green Light For UTAG Strike To Resume: The Struggle For A Change