Government to place Telecommunications Bill on the front burner for passage in new parliament

The liberalisation of the Telecommunications Sector is set to become a reality with the new administration. Acting Head of the Presidential Secretariat Joseph Harmon, in an interview with the National Communications Network on Monday, indicated that the new APNU+AFC administration intends to put the passage of the Telecommunications Bill on the front burner when the new […]

PPP calls on Surujbally to resign over elections results

The opposition People’s Progressive Party Civic has declared that it no longer has confidence in the Guyana Elections Commission and it wants to see the Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Steve Surujbally tender his resignation. The Opposition party’s call for the Elections Commission Chairman to resign comes even as the party is preparing to move to […]

President tells OP staffers to be professional and efficient

Addressing staffers at the Presidential Complex, President David Granger, two days after taking office, reminded employees that the entity is a very important branch of the public service and the hub of government, hence, it is very important that it functions efficiently.  “You’re all professionals, and I am not going to enquire into your political […]

Granger confirms Carl Greenidge to head Foreign Ministry, Winston Jordan to lead Finance

President David Granger has confirmed that Carl Greenidge who served as Finance Minister under the Desmond Hoyte presidency, will return to government as the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Former Budget Director and respected Economist, Winston Jordan will be the new Minister of Finance in the APNU+AFC administration. The President told the media on Monday, that both […]