President Akufo-Addo Declares March 8 As Public Holiday

President Nana Akufo-Addo has declared Monday, March 8, 2021, as a public holiday. The president made the announcement through the Ministry of the Interior. According to information from the Ministry of the Interior, the declaration of Monday 8th March 2021 as a public holiday was due to the fact that 6th March which is Ghana’s […]

Government Announces Monday, December 28, as public holiday

Government has announced Friday, December 25, and Saturday, December 26, as public holidays to mark Christmas and Boxing Day respectively. However, because the Boxing Day falls on a Saturday, the President, by an Executive Instrument (EI), and in accordance with section 2 of the Public Holidays and Commemorative Days Act, 2001 (601) has declared the […]

Courts can sit on weekends, public holidays – Supreme Court rules

The Supreme Court has in a unanimous decision ruled that courts are to sit on weekends and public holidays to deal with issues that affect personal liberty. This brings to an end the age-long practice where persons are arrested and kept beyond 48 hours because weekends and holidays are not counted. The seven-member panel presided […]

Republic Day: We’ll restore July 1 as public holiday – NDC

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will return the Republic Day to a statutory holiday should it win power in 2020. After the Public Holiday Amendment Act, 2019 (Act 986) was assented to by President Nana Akufo-Addo in April, Republic Day and AU Day became commemorative holidays.The Bill also made January 7 Constitution Day. This was the […]