The Ghanaian Times- MP, TMA clash

…over demolishing of illegal structures.

A demolition exercise by a Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) Taskforce to clear illegal structures in front of the Cocoa Village in Tema Community tow ended in confusion as the Deputy Minister of Transport and Member of Parliament for the Tema West, Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, led the residents to attack the taskforce.

The Deputy Minister, who was unhappy with the exercise, led the owners of the structures to resist the exercise undertaken on Thursday.

In the melee, Mr Ahenkorah charged on the Assembly’s Metropolitan Engineer, Mr Maxwell Adu Boateng, who had to flee in one of the Assembly’s vehicle.

GES extends placement of BECE candidates into SHSs

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has extended the placement of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates into Senior High School (SHS) by the Computerized School Selection System Placements (CSSPS) to Tuesday.

This is to enable about 150,770 qualified BECE candidates who were not placed in CSSPS to undergo an online registration process to select a school of their choice.

The affected students have up to the end of Tuesday to log into the system to undergo what the GES describes as “Self Placement, meaning the affected students choosing a school of choice from a list of schools.

Ghanaians will soon reap from govt policies

Ghanaians will soon reap the benefits of more jobs and better living conditions from the policies the government has instituted to stimulate economic growth, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has said.

We have begun to act on the fundamentals of our economy.  This has resulted in the growing stability of the macro-economy and the cedi, reduction in inflation, and an abolition of nuisance taxes whose aim is to shift the focus of the economy from taxation to production.

All these measures are being undertaken to stimulate enterprise activity and growth.  Very soon, we shall reap the benefits of more jobs and an expanding economy be said.

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