Archive for month July, 2018

  • July 31, 2018

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  • July 31, 2018

    Free SHS...

    Medical Practitioner and member of Occupy Ghana, Michael Segbefia, has dismissed reports suggesting that the Korle Bu Hospital is battling with the no bed syndrome. There were instances recently at Korle Bu where some people had to buy plastic chairs for their sick relatives to be treated on it due...

  • July 31, 2018

    Free SHS...

    A flagbearer hopeful of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Alban Bagbin, has predicted that the government’s flagship social intervention program, Free Senior High School, will collapse by its third year. According to him, the program, although laudable, will collapse if the government fails to take into consideration the suggestions...

  • July 31, 2018

    New BoG...

    Banking Consultant, Nana Otuo Acheampong is hopeful that the new directives on Financial Holding Companies should avert possible collapse of banks in the near future. The Bank of Ghana in its latest directive for the financial sector, has outlined the operation of Finance Holding Companies which insists on restricted areas...

  • July 30, 2018

    Trump says...

    Comment comes as the US prepares to step up sanctions against Iran and after public sabre-rattling between two sides. President Donald Trump, who has pulled the US out of a multinational nuclear deal with Iran and has repeatedly attacked the government in Tehran, has now said he is willing to meet the Iranian leadership without...

  • July 30, 2018

    Nana Addo...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo left Ghana on Sunday, 29th July, 2018, to attend the 53rd Ordinary Session of the Authority of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State and government, which is being held in Lome, Togo. The meeting of the Heads of State will take place from 30th...

  • July 30, 2018

    KSM to...

    Ghanaian satirist Kwaku Sintim-Misa (KSM), will be starting an electronic court drama series next month. According to him, the series dubbed ‘Odo Wahala,’ will target the issue of conflicts in relationships. The themes of the series will be spiced up with humor to make it easier to understand and relate...

  • July 30, 2018

    Double-track SHS...

    The Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) has observed with deep concern attempts by the government to rush through a double-track Senior High School regime, as its response to the infrastructure and funding challenges confronting the implementation of its flagship Free SHS programme. “There is no doubt that the Akufo Addo...

  • July 30, 2018

    Removal of...

    The Auditor General, Daniel Yaw Domelovo, has reiterated his department’s commitment to clean the nation’s public sector payroll system of ghost names. The Auditor General’s Department is currently on a nationwide exercise to ensure that undeserving persons found on the payroll are deleted, but according to the Auditor General, the...

  • July 30, 2018

    Citi FM,...

    Citi FM and OccupyGhana have petitioned President Nana Akufo-Addo to demand the operationalization of all newly built but abandoned healthcare facilities. The petitioners are also pushing for a comprehensive Emergency Response System (ERS) in Ghana. The two petitioners contend that the matters at hand have “reached a crisis point.” “The...

  • July 30, 2018

    Govt to...

    The government is to rake in at least 300 million cedis in revenue from taxes on luxury vehicles by the end of this year. The tax, which forms part of the new policy measures introduced in the midyear budget review, is to help bridge the gap in revenue for the...

  • July 30, 2018

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  • July 30, 2018

    CID stops...

    The Financial Forensics Unit (FFU) of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service has arrested 12 suspects in the biggest ever cybercrime burst in recent history. A circuit court last Friday remanded 11 out of the 12 suspects into police custody to reappear on August 9, 2018,...

  • July 29, 2018

    India’s Assam...

    The draft National Register of Citizens will be released on Monday amid fears tens of thousands might not be included. Guwahati, India – Authorities in India are set to announce the final draft list of citizens in the border state of Assam, amid fear tens of thousands of Bengali-origin Muslims might...

  • July 29, 2018

    Welshman Geraint...

    Britain’s Geraint Thomas sealed his maiden Tour de France victory on Sunday after the 21st and final stage won by Norway’s Alexander Kristoff. Thomas, of Team Sky, finished the race in Paris with a near two-minute lead on Dutch rival Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) to secure his first yellow jersey. The...

  • July 29, 2018

    NY Times...

    The publisher of the New York Times said Sunday he warned Donald Trump in a White House meeting that the president’s escalating attacks on the news media are “dangerous and harmful to our country” and “will lead to violence.” But the meeting with A.G. Sulzberger, publisher of the prestigious newspaper...

  • July 29, 2018

    Zimbabwe’s Mugabe...

    Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe on Sunday emerged to address the nation for the first time since stepping down in November and just hours before Monday’s historic election, declaring that “I will not vote for those who have illegally taken power.” In a slow and rambling address, the 94-year-old Mugabe spoke to reporters about...

  • July 29, 2018

    Midland agrees...

    Midland Savings and Loans has settled on a compensation package for Patience Osafo, who was assaulted by a police officer on guard duty at the company’s Shiashie office. “At the final meeting held with the victim, her family and Counsel on Thursday 26th July, the parties arrived at an amicable...

  • July 28, 2018

    ‘Renegotiated Ameri...

    Former Deputy Minister of Power, John Jinapor has criticized government over the renegotiated controversial Ameri deal. Under the new agreement, a new company – Mytilineous International Trading Company – will take over the management of the AMERI power plant for 15 years. The new company has offered to pay AMERI...

  • July 28, 2018

    Killed Zongo...

    The Asawase MP, Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak has raised concerns over what he considers to be lack of government action following the allegations of police brutality towards the Zongo community in Kumasi after the police killed seven young men in Asawase. In a Facebook post, he said “our 7 brothers...

  • July 28, 2018

    IES joins...

    Opposition has intensified against the new arrangement on the AMERI power deal which is currently before Parliament. The latest to resist the new plan is the Institute of Energy Security (IES). The energy think tank believes the country risks paying more when the deal is agreed upon, in its current...

  • July 28, 2018

    Vote-conscious NPP...

    NDC Member of Parliament for the Ashaiman constituency, Ernest Norgbey, has alleged that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has been frustrating efforts to decongest some areas in Ashaiman. According to him, the government has refused to support efforts by the District Chief Executive to rid major streets of Ashaiman of...

  • July 28, 2018

    4 Ghanaian...

    The entertainment industry is characterized by glitz, glamour and splendour. Cars in Ghana and the world at large represent a form of wealth or success hence some celebrities and socialites conduct their business in and around the city in their luxury automobiles. Some including dancehall artiste Shatta Wale, can sometimes...

  • July 28, 2018

    Matilda Amissah-Arthur...

    On a day filled with grief, the late Kwesi Amissah-Arthur’s widow, Matilda Amissah-Arthur’s tribute was filled with anger at some persons in the audience who had gathered to pay final respects to the former Vice President. In Matilda Amissah-Arthur’s tribute, she said she had been amazed by the number of...

  • July 27, 2018

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