3News Highlights – Monday, January 17

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That’s all from us for today.

We will be back on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 for more.

UntIl then, visit 3news.com and catch up with the major news making headlines about Ghana.

CLOGSAG declares nationwide strike, starting Thursday

The Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) has asked all its members to stay home from Thursday, January 20.

This is to press home their demand for a better condition of service.

Teacher unions roar at GES over semester for schools

The teacher unions are resisting the decision, demanding its rescission with immediate effect

Four major teacher unions – GNAT, NAGRAT, TEWU and CCT-GH – are not enthused about a decision by the Ghana Education Service (GES) to change the three-term academic calendar for schools to a semester-based system.

“We therefore call on GES to immediately withdraw the policy, pending full consultations with the Unions in Education and other major stakeholders and do serve notice, that failure to do so would be fiercely resisted.”


Majority replies Minority over Bagbin soldiers’ withdrawal

Speaker Bagbin (R) Majority Leader (Left), and Minority Leader (Middle)

The Majority Caucus in Parliament has taken exception to assertions by its opposite number that the withdrawal of military attachment to the Speaker of Parliament was politically motivated.

“What is the proof?” the Caucus questioned in a statement issued on Monday, January 17.


Rajevac not underestimating Comoros; to face them like Brazil

Milovan Rajevac

Black Stars Head Coach Milovan Rajevac says he is not underestimating Comoros in the final AFCON 2021 group game on Tuesday.

He says his charges are determined to do everything possible to clinch a win to stay in the competition.


Ajax doubts over Kudus for AFCON

Mohammed Kudus

Dutch side Ajax Amsterdam’s manager Erik ten Haag has raised doubts about midfielder Mohammed Kudus joining his national teammates in Cameroon for the remainder of the ongoing Cup of Nations.

He said Kudus is not match-fit and would be “strange” if he makes it to Africa for the tourney.

Ex-Speaker Oquaye denies military protection in his time

Immediate past Speaker of Parliament Reverend Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye says reports that he was given military protection during his time as Speaker are false.


Ato Forson Vrs AG case begins today

Ato Forson (Left)

The case against former Deputy Finance Minister Cassiel Ato Forson for supposedly willfully causing financial loss to the state will open at the Accra High Court today, Monday, January 17.

Together with two others, Dr Ato Forson is said to have executed a contract by the government of Ghana to purchase some 200 ambulances for the National Ambulance Service wthout due process.

Welcome to Monday, January 17, 2022. It is going to be a round-up of the major news across and outside Ghana.

By Emmanuel Kwame Amoh

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