GHANA CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS PLATFORM ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS OBSERVATIONS ON THE 2019 BUDGET STATEMENT

The Ghana Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) would like to commend government for taking the bold initiative to align the 2019 budget statement to the SDGs. The 2019 budget has specifically linked policy and programme interventions to the 17 SDGs and has also outlined how the various sectoral interventions […]

NDC decides: Here are the winners and losers

NDC decides: Here are the winners and losers

After over 16 hours of voting and several hours of sorting and counting, provisional results indicate Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, Johnson Asiedu Nketia and Joshua Akamba will lead the National Democratic Congress for the next four years as Chairman, General Secretary and National Organiser, respectively. Below are results of the voting that took place at the […]

GRIDCo Suffers Ghc31 Million Loss

GRIDCo Suffers Ghc31 Million Loss

National power transmission company, Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) balanced its books for the 2017 financial year into the negatives, recording a loss of ghc31million. The loss was incurred mainly because of defaults by its key customers in paying for supplies made to them, and also the assumption of debts owed by the Volta River […]

North Korea ‘tests new high-tech weapon’

North Korea ‘tests new high-tech weapon’

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has supervised the successful test of a new “high-tech” tactical weapon, state-run media say. The KCNA news agency gave no details on the type of the weapon, saying only it had been developed over a long period. But it is the first known inspection of a major weapons test in […]