Akufo-Addo extends free water policy to Dec 31, 2020

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has extended the policy on “Free water for Ghanaians” to December 31, 2020. The second extension to have been granted since the policy was introduced in the thick of the Covid-19 starts from 1st October to 31st December, 2020. This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by the […]

Uncle Ebo Whyte: 8 Things I wish I knew when I was younger

Well, I am 66, and when I make time to look back at my six and half-decade of existence I discover things I wish I knew when I was younger. This morning I want to share a few with you: Firstly, somebody is plotting your downfall. This came as a huge surprise to me, I […]

Kwaku Azar replies Elizabeth Ohene: RE – All-knowing neutrals

I love my aunt, Elizabeth Ohene. She is as courageous as they come and she was right to have questioned the PNDC at a time when many others were silent. Unfortunately, I cannot agree with her current stance on the NGO and CSO. Whether liberal or socialist, right or left, successive governments have taken us […]

Pre-tertiary students except JHS 2, SHS 2 to resume school in 2021

Nursery, kindergarten, primary, JHS 1 and SHS 1 students are expected to resume school in January 2021. However, JHS 2 and SHS 2 students will be back to school on October 5, 2020. The announcement was made by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo during his 16th Covid-19 address to the nation. Ghanaian schools have been […]

NCCE condemns vandalism by SHS students says past questions are mere guide

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) has condemned in strong terms the vandalism caused by some senior high school students over strict invigilation during the ongoing West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). In a statement copied UPSANEWSROOM.com Friday, the Commission described the action by the students as “unacceptable, objectionable and intolerable.” Some final […]

Atiwa East MP reacts to NDC police intimidation claim says it is false

The Atiwa East Member of Parliament (MP) is asking Ghanaians to disregard what she has described as spurious claims made against her by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC). The NDC had said the legislator and the police are intimidating residents in Atiwa who are going to take part in the on-going new voter registration. […]

2020 Elections: The Paradox of Inclusiveness- Prof. John Gatsi

Inclusive governance has emerged over the years to attempt to cure discrimination against women,some ethnic groups, some economic units, the youth, environmental management, lack of access to credit and low participation in financial and economic architecture of a country, region even a continent among others. Inclusive implies allowing others to participate, access what they have […]