Betty Set To Shake Education Ministry

Former Minister of Justice & Attorney Madam Betty Mould Iddrisu, who has just taken off as education minister is expected to take radical reforms at her new destination.

According to sources, the newly appointed minister of education will not tolerate any conservative approach to things at the ministry, which is said to be the centre for people who have adopted very lackadaisical attitude to doing things over the years.

President Mills calls for speedy development of Africa

President John Evans Atta Mills, at the week-end, urged African leaders to move with a calculated speed, to remove the barriers that continued to slow the Continent’s progress.

He was emphatic that, the development of Africa was a worthy objective, capable of being achieved, and that Africa did not have the luxury of time, and should therefore move as fast as it could to realize its development.

Ghana National Housing Project

President John Atta Mills on Thursday performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the commencement of the eagerly-awaited Ghana National Housing Project, pushing the venture as "a legacy that history will not be able to write".

NDC Liverpool inaugurated

At the inauguration of the Liverpool ward of NDC. From left Mr Ahmed Nasr Mohamed(Chairman NDC Liverpool), Mr Ibrahim Farouque Napson(Secretary), Mr Horace Ankrah (Chairman NDC UK), Mr Ludwig Hlodze(NDC National Youth Organiser / Presidential Aide), Mr Kwame Agbodza(Vice Chairman NDC UK)

Street naming policy to be ready in June

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), is expected to complete work on a draft policy framework on street naming and property addressing to pave way for commencement of the exercise in the country by June.

Mr Joseph Yieleh Chireh, the Sector Minister, announced this when addressing the opening session at a day's validation workshop organised by the Ministry for stakeholders to make inputs into the draft policy and manual on Tuesday.

Police to lay off bad personnel

The Police Administration will soon embark on an image cleansing exercise to lay off the bad personnel in the service, Mr John Kudalor, Director General in charge of Operations has said.

He said this would allow room for more committed and qualified people who would see policing as service to humanity to be recruited into the service.

Mr Kudalor said this when he addressed a section of the police personnel and the media at the Upper West Regional Police Headquarters in Wa on Monday.




Fight against corruption should start at leadership level

President John Evans Atta Mills at the week-end said that any fight against corruption should start at the leadership level, indicating that the menace often led to unpleasant results.

He said it must be demonstrated that corruption should not be encouraged and the passage of anti-corruption legislation was to strengthen the ability to monitor and check the vice in society.

President Mill's calls on people of Bawku to restore past glory

President John Evans Atta Mills has urged the people of Bawku to restore the glory of the Township by co-existing peacefully, saying Bawku had a glorious history and name that needed to be restored.
This was contained in a speech read for him by the Minister of Defence, Lieutenant General Joseph Smith at the "Samanpiid' festival of the chiefs and people of the Kusaug Traditional Area on Tuesday at Bawku.