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Coronavirus forces Munich to scrap Oktoberfest for second year

The coronavirus has forced Germany's Oktoberfest to keep the beer taps closed and the oompah bands at home for a second year in a...
Pope Francis

Pope to scrap public Angelus prayer amid Covid precautions

dpa/GNA - Precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus mean Pope Francis will not recite the traditional Angelus prayer on Saturday before...
Professor Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang

NDC government will scrap medical fees of rape victims

The next government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) will scrap medical fees for victims of rape and defilement and provide them with counselling...
Students at Coventry University

Zambia’s public university students advised to remain calm

A union representing students in Zambia's public universities on Monday urged the students to be calm and not to cause anarchy following reports that...
Solomon Kotei

COPEC/ICU Charges Government To Scrap Special Petroleum Tax

The chamber of Petroleum Consumers, Ghana (COPEC-Ghana) and the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU), have charged government to scrap the Special Petroleum Tax...

MTN Implores Government to Remove Stabilization Levy from 2018 Budget

MTN is urging the government not to extend the "nuisance" National Fiscal Stabilization Levy (NFSL) in the 2018 Budget Statement which will be read...

NDC Considers Opposing Biometric Register

According to the Greater Regional Chairman of the party, Mr Ade Coker, the biometric caused the downfall of the NDC in 2016. The National Democratic...

BECE Needs to be Taken Off Our System Totally

Over the years the Progressive People’s Party has consistently called on successive governments to scrap the BECE. These passionate calls have always fallen on...
Vocational training School

Scrap Technical and Vocational Education

The Principal of Lunats Technical and Vocational Institute at Agona Swedru in the Central Region, Mr. Seth Adu-Micah has called for scrapping of Technical...

Electorates Entreated To Hold MP’s Accountable

Mr Mohammed Awal, a Researcher at the Centre for Democratic Governance (CDD) has tasked electorates in and around fishing communities in the Western Region...

Getting Rid Of The Gender Specific Awards

The MTV Movie and TV Awards have scrapped gender-specific categories after Billions star Asia Kate Dillon raised the issue ahead of this year’s Emmys....

Pay drivers US$4,400 to scrap polluting diesel vehicles

A radical scheme to drive the most polluting diesel-engine vehicles off the streets of London was proposed Sunday by mayor Sadiq Khan. ...

Gov’t Will Cancel Stability Agreements in the Minerals Sector

Minister designate for lands and Natural Resources, John Peter Amewu, has said that stability agreements would be scrapped if his nomination is approved by...

Jinapor Charge NPP Government Scrap Energy Sector Levies

The Deputy Minister of Power, John Jinapor has challenged president-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo to ensure that he fulfills his promise of scrapping energy sector levies...

Ghana stands to lose GHC1bn if taxes are scrapped – Terkper

The Finance Minister Seth Terkper has warned against popular calls for the scrapping of some new taxes introduced by the government, saying the country...
An increase in the frequency of fires and drought-like conditions could result in an ecological tipping point

Burn-off plan Abandoned by Australian State

The Victorian government's move to dump the controversial policy on planned burn-offs, which are supposed to reduce fuel for bushfires, of 5 percent of...

VGMAs: Gifty Osei reaction to scraping of Gospel Album of the Year

Ghanaian Gospel Diva Gifty Osei says it’s not fair to exclude the Gospel Music Album Of The Year category from the Vodafone Ghana Music...

Nigerian government to scrap fuel subsidy payment

A new pricing template signed by the Nigerian government on Thursday effectively removed the payment of subsidy on petrol, on account of the drop...
Hage Geingob

Namibian president suggests to scrap study loans for students

The announcement was made by President Hage Geingob during his address at a workshop on poverty eradication that ends Tuesday, and it comes when...

Scrap tollbooth system

By Mohammed Suleman Concerns are being raised about the long vehicular traffic that motorists have to endure as a result of tollbooths found at the...

Controversy Over Bill To Scrap DESOPADEC

Former Delta Central chairman of Host Communities of Nigeria oil and gas (HOSTCOM), Delta state, Chief Moses Irimisose, has faulted the new bill being...

Zimbabwean president resends decision on bonuses of civil servants

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe moved Saturday to pacify angry civil servants by denying that his government would suspend civil servants bonuses for the next...

Zimbabwe?s tourism sector pleads with government to scrap tax

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) said Friday it is lobbying government to scrap a 15 percent tourism levy that it says is stifling growth...

South African government urged to scrap plan to raise electricity tariffs

The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to the Minister of Public Enterprise, Lynne Brown, demanding immediate action to act on a...
Black Stars players

Avram Grant Protects Black Stars From Further Injuries

The Senior National team, Black Stars has scraped its final pre-AFCON preparatory match against German Bundesliga side Freigberg. The last minute call-off comes in the...

Scrap Teams That Underpay Player In Ghana – Rahim Ayew

Asante Kotoko defender Rahim Ayew is calling on the Ghana Football Association to scrap teams that under-pay their players from the Premier league. He expressed...

Ghana’s Free Accommodation Policy Condemned

Government will save some money if it scraps the policy of providing free accommodation for public officers, a former Commissioner of Commission on Human...

Scrap dealer in prison custody

The Winneba District Magistrate Court has remanded a 27-year-old man scrap dealer in prison custody for stealing eight car batteries in shop at Winneba...

Scrap dealer to spend 12 years in prison for stealing

A Scrap Dealer, Alhassan Kamal, was on Monday handed a 12 years jail term by an Accra Circuit Court for stealing a Benz truck...

Trade Minister answers questions on floor of Parliament

Government is working to ensure that the ban on the export of scraps metal is effective to make ferrous metals available to feed the...