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Minority in Parliament vote of censure against Ofori-Atta fails

Less than 183 MPs voted to oust the beleaguered Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, in response to the Minority in Parliament’s Censure resolution. On Thursday, 136 members of the National Democratic Congress voted in favor of Mr. Ofori-dismissal, Atta’s but this number fell short of the constitutional threshold of two-thirds needed …

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Stop spending on National Cathedral is a “vanity project” because of the economic crisis – Occupy Ghana

Given that Ghana is experiencing an economic crisis, OccupyGhana has advised the government to halt all public spending on the projected National Cathedral. The organization stated in a statement that “any justifications there may have been to warrant investing now non-existent money on the projected National Cathedral, have been destroyed …

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Don’t touch our pension fund – GNAT to gov’t

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has entered the ongoing discussion about the upcoming Debt Exchange Program that the government plans to implement. The teachers claim that they are interested participants in the domestic bond market, which is supported by the Teachers Fund and its subsidiaries as well as …

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Tertiary education in Ghana heading towards danger-NUGS

The Ministry of Education’s inability to come to an agreement with the several striking unions in Ghana’s educational sector has alarmed the nation’s main student organization, the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS). The continuous strikes by the teacher and worker unions, according to NUGS, have “nearly brought tertiary education …

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