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Citizens in Grief

Some of the taxes introduced under Akufo-Addo Government: 1. Penalty and Interest Waiver Act, 2021 (Act 1065) 2. Covid-19 Health Recovery Levy Act, 2021 (Act 1068) 3. Financial Sector Recovery Levy Act,...

The Power of Long-Term Vision

Confucius (551-479 BCE) was a Chinese philosopher, teacher and politician. He is known as...

Small-scale miners’ chairman suspended to avert looming collapse

The Ghana National Association of Small-Scale Miners (GNASSM) has suspended the Chairman of the...

Small-scale miners’ chairman suspended to avert looming collapse

The Ghana National Association of Small-Scale Miners (GNASSM) has suspended the Chairman of the Bolgatanga Mining District, Robert Boazor Tampoare, and asked its National...

Tax on Electricity: Akufo-Addo’s 2016 campaign promise blows up in NPP’s face in 2024

One of the major promises Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo made in 2016 to Ghanaian voters as he ran for president was to reduce what...

Chiefs, residents descend on government at forest rally for playing musical chairs with Bolgatanga Airport Project

A gathering of people is not usually seen inside the Anateem forest. But the habitually calm jungle, found in the west of Bolgatanga, the...

Shaanxi mineworker drops dead: The second sudden death recorded in five weeks

Prices of petrol and diesel were expected to drop slightly in Ghana in December 2023 as a result of a fall in prices of...

The Ghanaian “Evil” Children on Death Row: Tales of Tragedies and Triumphs

On Tuesday, 11 January 2011, a car arrived at an unusual speed in front of a waiting crowd on the premises of the Tamale...

CKT-UTAS Appointment Scandal: State attorney uses foul language on media

The office of the Attorney-General and Ministry of Justice in the Upper East Region is heading to the Appeals Court in Kumasi, seeking an...

CKT-UTAS Judgment Appeal: Governing Council exposes ‘false claim’ made by sacked vice-chancellor

Prof. Eric Magnus Wilmot did not go back to his office after Justice Charles Adjei Wilson delivered his damning verdict on Monday, 27 November...

The Humans who have no Human Rights: Inside the horror-filled world of mentally ill persons excluded from cure

There is an unmarked grave at Zorkor, a rural community that lies to the west of Bongo, a district in Ghana’s Upper East Region. Inside...

History imminent as NMTC-Zuarungu begins processes to award degrees in nursing, midwifery

Authorities of the Nursing and Midwifery Training College (NMTC) at Zuarungu, a community in the Bolgatanga East District of Ghana’s Upper East Region, say...

Some nursing, midwifery exam candidates using ‘menstrual pads’ to cheat— Dr. Yakong

As a rule, students at health training institutions in Ghana are body-searched by invigilators for unauthorised materials before they enter examination venues. But some candidates...

The best Christmas gift is to bail patients who can’t pay hospital bills ─ Ayariga tells rich people

The founder and leader of Ghana’s All People’s Congress (APC), Hassan Ayariga, has told rich people the best gift they can offer as they...

Court exposes former education minister as judge sacks vice-chancellor, registrar from CKT-UTAS

A High Court in Bolgatanga has terminated the post-retirement appointments of Prof. Eric Magnus Wilmot as Vice-Chancellor and Dr. Vincent A. Ankamah-Lomotey as Registrar...

Regional Minister quotes Vice President: ‘24-hour economy will prevent men from sleeping with their wives at night’

The Upper East Regional Minister, Stephen Yakubu, has quoted Ghana’s Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, as saying the 24-hour economy policy proposed by former...

Former minister writes ‘humbling letter’ to public officeholders from the back of a motorcycle

Yesterday, I was at the Regional Co-ordinating Council (RCC) in Bolgatanga. I rode behind a motorcycle. No one noticed my arrival. The situation would...

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